Archive for "Jul 2016"

Space Quest 5 non-interactive demo

A non-interactive demo of Space Quest V: The Next Mutation. Interesting because of a few unique resources and its use of Dynamix’s in-house adventure tools instead of Sierra’s engine that the final game uses. Download the demo here: http://scummvm.org/demos/

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #23: Spanish DOS games

Adventure game designer Agustín Cordes (Scratches, Asylum) joins your truly to point a spotlight at a rather obscure area of DOS gaming – Spanish language games. Lots of very difficult games in CGA colors are discussed, and some critique of obsolete design philosophies is present. Vamos a hacerlo! Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep23.mp3 Follow Agustín on Twitter: […]

Another World playthrough

Today I take you through one of my favorite games, a 1991 French cinematic platformer Another World (renamed “Out of this World” in the States when published by Interplay). I try to comment as much as I can on the game itself, as well as point out the occasional differences between the DOS version and […]

Lost in Time non-interactive demo

Here’s a cool little non-interactive demo of Coktel Vision’s Lost in Time (published by Sierra On-Line in the US). The demo features a neat AdLib tune by Charles Callet that isn’t found in the full game. You can download this and other Coktel Vision demos here: http://scummvm.org/demos/

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #22: Adapted FMV games

Full Motion Video fanatic Branislav Mikulka stops by to discuss various FMV games adapted from books, films, and other media. Sit back and relax as we discuss games featuring Sherlock Holmes, Pumpkinhead, Michael Dudikoff, and others. Download MP3 here: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep22.mp3 Follow Branislav on Twitter: https://twitter.com/fmvstory Branislav’s FMV website: http://www.fmvstory.com

KGB/Conspiracy full AdLib soundtrack

Today I present to you another beautiful AdLib soundtrack by an FM synthesis master Stéphane Picq. The game is KGB (later known as “Conspiracy” when it was re-released on CD-ROM featuring Donald Sutherland,) developed by Cryo Interactive Entertainment and published by Virgin games in 1992. Enjoy. Download as MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/files/kgb_ost.zip