Archive for "Sep 2016"

Let’s Play Doom 2D part 2

Part 2 of my Doom 2D let’s play. Things are getting a bit more tough. Official Doom 2D website: http://doom2d.org/index/news/index.html Direct Doom 2D v1.40 download: http://doom2d.org/files/d2d/D2Dv140.rar

Wing Commander non-interactive demo

A rolling demo for Wing Commander (ORIGIN Systems, 1990). Download the demo here: https://archive.org/details/WingCommander_1020

Big Blue Disk

Today I take a look at an IBM PC diskmag “Big Blue Disk”. Published from 1986 to 1998, it was known for its variety in software it had to offer, and many games. When it came to games this diskmag had ties to many pc gaming legends, including Moraffware, Apogee, and id Software. But wait! […]

Let’s Play Doom 2D part 1

Today I’m starting a let’s play of a 1996 freeware action platformer Doom 2D. All of our old familiar friends from Doom are here, along with a good portion of challenging level design by a bunch of Russians of Prikol Software. Let’s cut through some imps! Download the game & its source code here (Russian): […]

Hidden Games

Today I take a look at a few secret games hidden inside other games. These include: an additional campaign in a classic RTS, a real time two player artillery game in a shmup, two text adventures in a space trading sim, and Doom WADs in an adventure game. More games inside old familiar classics? Count […]

Wiering Software

Today I take a look at shareware and freeware games created by a one man team known as Wiering Software. Yes, some of them are more than a little “inspired” by Super Mario Bros., but is that really a bad thing? The games feature Mario, his cousin, a duck, a Dutch Santa Claus, and some […]