Archive for "Jun 2014"

DMA Design logo 1997

This publisher-developer logo was taken from Grand Theft Auto (DMA/BMG, 1997)

ORIGIN FX logo 1990

A cool logo taken from Worlds of Ultima: The Savage Empire by ORIGIN Systems, 1990. Also seen in Wing Commander 1 & 2, and with the planet replaced with Mars in Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2 – Martian Dreams 1991 Martian Dreams version:  

Tomahawk logo 1991

A logo for a French publisher Tomahawk taken from 1991 Coktel Vision title A.G.E. (Advanced Galactic Empire)

Frédéric Motte – Coktel Vision

Here are four AdLib tunes from Coktel Vision games composed by Frédéric “El Mobo” Motte (then known as Moby.) Download all four as mp3 files in one archive: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/files/elmobo_coktel.zip You can find tracker versions of these tunes and support the composer here: http://elmobo.bandcamp.com/album/early-years-coktel-vision These were extracted using a new tool by Sven “DrMcCoy” Hesse: http://github.com/DrMcCoy/CoktelADL2VGM/releases

My Coktel Vision wish came true!

Greetings, everyone! If you follow me on Twitter, you probably know that I’m a big fan of a French game company called Coktel Vision. For YEARS I wished there was a way to extract the wonderful OPL music from these games and now there is! Thanks to the most amazing Coktel expert Sven Hesse aka […]

Woodruff and the Schnibble of Azimuth (DOS demo)

The original DOS non-interactive demo of Woodruff and the Schnibble of Azimuth by Coktel Vision which would eventually be released on Windows in 1994 and known as The Bizarre Adventures of Woodruff and the Schnibble in America. Music and voices from this demo never appear in the final game.

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #08: Space Quest

The Space Quest Historian himself, Troels Pleimert joins yours truly to discuss the glorious adventure game series by Sierra On-Line. Games are celebrated, bashed and defended. Sierra design philosophy is questioned. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep08.mp3