The Death and Life of the 90s Computer Show may just be the most enjoyable PC game to date. It is set in the early years of the infamous dot-com bubble. Themes run deep here, as those lost friendships and the downsizing of the office culture can all be found in this quirky comedy. The storyline follows a high school student named Zac who finds himself caught up in a strange case. As he uncovers the truth he becomes increasingly aware of his personal limitations. If you have ever thought about what could happen to you when you reach the age of twenty-one, the Death and Life of the 90s Computer Show might be something you might want to check out.
Zac is one of many bright and intelligent people thrust into a new position in the midst of a rapidly declining world. One of his close friends, an ambitious young woman named Jane, discovers some mysterious files that seem to point toward some sort of infidelity. When Zac gets some information on the case from Jane, he realizes that the investigation might be more than he originally thought. The death of one of Zac’ colleagues has triggered a chain reaction of events that will leave Zac questioning everything. This is a story with a surprising plot that keeps the viewer engaged until the very end.
What I enjoyed most about The Death and Life of the 90s Computer Show was the way it kept me interested. The scenes were often laugh out loud funny, but also had enough suspense to keep me guessing. I especially found the computer-generated voiceovers to be an odd mix of humor and sincerity. The story lines were entertaining and fast paced. It was easy to get caught in the humorous mischief that unfolded each time.
I do not want to give too much away, but The Death and Life of the 90s Computer Show are very short. As a matter of fact, it barely even spans one chapter. However, it’s enough to establish a protagonist and a series of clues that make the entire story one that you cannot wait to read. The characters are well developed, and you begin to see why they become involved in this crazy adventure.
One of the best parts of The Death and Life of the 90s Computer Show is when the killer or suspects are revealed. You begin to understand how they came to be the victim and why they seem so willing to cooperate with the police. You learn a lot about how the investigation should be handled as well. Some of the clues are confusing, but this only made it more exciting for me. I also really enjoyed how the author wrote at times, using short descriptive passages.
The Death and Life of the 90s Computer Show are not your typical mystery or suspense. It is far from that. But, if you enjoy a bit of fiction along with a bit of investigation, then The Death and Life of the 90s Computer Show can be just what you’re looking for. It’s entertaining, well-written, and colorful.