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An ode to ‘MadMaze’: Prodigy’s greatest game

08.26.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles
Welcome to Dial Up, Mashable’s most excellent look at tech in the ‘90s. Fire up your modem, hit play on Winamp (with Matrix skin, of course), and experience a time when pagers and rollerblades were hella tight.  It's 4:15 p.m. on a weekday in the mid 1990s, and somewhere in a suburban living room, a troll just threw itself down a well.  To have witnessed such a scene, an intrepid adventurer would have first made their way through a maze, angered a witch, ended up almost cooked alive before sweet talking said witch into revealing that the notorious neighborhood troll can't refuse a dare, gracefully exited a boiling cauldron before being turned into dinner, found the troll, and convinced it that jumping down a nearby well was the best way to prove its mettle.  Read more... More about Online Games, Dial Up, Prodigy, Madmaze, and Tech

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