Archive for "Mar 2014"

Witchaven II: Blood Vengeance installation program

Another cool installer for Witchaven II: Blood Vengeance (Capstone/IntraCorp, 1996) featuring full screen animation, voice, sound & graphical effects and MIDI music. Pretty damn neat! MobyGames page: http://www.mobygames.com/game/witchaven-ii-blood-vengeance  

Command & Conquer: Red Alert installation program

Another animated Westwood installer for a Command & Conquer game. This time it’s Red Alert (Westwood Studios/Virgin Interactive Entertainment, 1996). Voice & full screen animations. Goes well with the theme of the game. MobyGames Page: http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/command-conquer-red-alert  

Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny installation program

Another cool Westwood installer for Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny (Westwood/Virgin, 1997), the second entry in the series featuring sound effects, voice and full screen animation. MobyGames page: http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/lands-of-lore-guardians-of-destiny  

Command & Conquer installation program

A cool installation program for the original Command & Conquer (Westwood Studios/Virgin Interactive Entertainment, 1995) featuring voice, effects & some craziness at the end. MobyGames page:  http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/command-conquer

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #06: Expansions

A YouTube star Clint Basinger (of Lazy Game Reviews) joins yours truly to discuss data disks, add-ons and other various expansions for DOS games. We also trail off into other topics along the way. Download mp3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep06.mp3

VBDOSJAM 2014 Announcement

Can you program in Basic? Do you want a challenge? Then check out #vbdosjam 2014. Try to program a game in Visual Basic for DOS this week. More details at www.vbdosjam.com Follow Chris on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ArtfulGamer Follow me on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dosnostalgic