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

08.26.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles
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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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