Trying to Relive my Childhood: Cosmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel

osmic Osmo and the Worlds Beyond the Mackerel isn’t a game most modern gamers are familiar with. In fact, many old-school gamers have probably forgotten about it. Cosmic Osmo was created by the same programmers who made the Myst series, Rand and Robyn Miller. Yet, while Myst and its sequels are remembered, Cosmic Osmo has been nearly forgotten.

But some of us remember it. In the year 1990 (maybe 91) my dad bought a copy of Cosmic Osmo for the Macintosh. Prior to Cosmic Osmo, I had played The

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Jonathan Scott Griffin

Independent author and freelance writer who is working on getting a book published.