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Series: Gaming Gift Ideas

Entertainment and game gift suggestions from TidBITS readers

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Gaming Gift Ideas

Tomb Raider II -- Saint John says: "If I hadn't pre-ordered it six months in advance, I'd be ecstatic to see a copy of Aspyr Media's Tomb Raider II under my tree

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1999 Gaming Gift Ideas

Get Goofy over Golf -- Lisa Thompson recommends Goofy Golf Deluxe ($25, demo available) as an alternative to shoot-em-up titles. "Goofy Golf Deluxe should be enjoyed by many users - except maybe those who don't bother with bloodless games or who have some aversion to miniature golf

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2000 Gaming Gift Ideas

Cro-Mag Rally -- List Kreme wrote in part to warn people away from Risk II because of its "horrible and thoughtless" interface. Far more attractive, however, was Cro-Mag Rally, which he felt looked like a lot of fun

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2001 Gaming Gift Ideas

Perhaps it's a part of getting older, of becoming ever busier, or perhaps - for Adam and Tonya - just having a three-year-old around the house, but immersive computer games haven't been a large part of our lives for years

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2002 Gaming Gift Ideas

We rarely find time to delve into the fantasy world of computer games, but our readers came through with a number of suggestions for their favorite games

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2003 Gaming Gift Ideas

Project deadlines, financial pressures, trouble erupting in all corners of the world - sometimes you just want to escape it all for a few minutes. That's where games come in

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2004 Gaming Gift Ideas

All work and no play... hey, wait a minute, that sounds suspiciously close to home. At least TidBITS readers are a bit better about switching away from the productivity applications

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2005 Gaming Gift Ideas

For the most part, we don't play games - real life is challenging enough, and you can't beat its graphics or immersive experience. But there are still plenty of times when a computer game would be just the thing

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2006 Gaming Gift Ideas

Sometimes you just need a break from work, if not from your Mac. Sure, you could watch stupid human tricks on YouTube, but why not just play a game? Although the game industry constantly pushes the boundaries of reasonable hardware requirements, yesterday's games are often still a fine way to while away some spare time, so it's worth checking out previous years' suggestions, though you may need to haunt eBay to find copies