Techwatch: Nov. 4, 1996

CRUISING THE MEAN STREETS

Ah, the '70s. There must be something magical about the decade that keeps romancing American pop culture. How else explain the resurrection of Afros, polyester and funk in movies, music and now on our PCs?

Interstate '76, a new CD-ROM game from Activision, doesn't exactly recall the most seductive parts of the disco decade, but it does offer a great laugh or two. With the gas crisis still raging, bands of vigilantes (who look suspiciously like the waiting line at Studio 54) are blasting their way around the Southwest. Your mission: to join the pack and stop...

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