Posts Tagged "1994"

MicroProse Christmas Cards

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from DOS Nostalgia! Here are two electronic Christmas cards from MicroProse, distributed on their BBS. Recorded with General MIDI music. Download them here: 1993: https://archive.org/details/1993MicroProseChristmasCard_1020 1994: https://archive.org/details/1994MicroProseChristmasCard_1020  

Skunny games

Today I take a look at six games starring Skunny Hardnut, an attempt at creating a PC shareware mascot by a Belgian company Copysoft. Grab a sticky nut pudding & join Skunny on his adventures in the Middle East, the Moon, a forest, Ancient Rome, the Wild West, and an alleged case of copyright infringement. […]

Vorona\Ворона\Crow – Russian DOS game

Today I take a look at a classic Russian DOS game Ворона [Vorona\Crow] (ONP, 1992), a game that has colorful VGA graphics, humorous setting based on Russian folk tales, and terrible controls. Join me as I go through the game and share some of Russian folklore with you, as well as complete my personal 24 […]

GAMOS puzzle series – Russian DOS games

Today I take a look at the “Gamos Logical Serial” or a set of four puzzle games developed and published by a Russian company Gamos between 1992 and 1994. These games are From Corner To Corner (Уголки), Color Lines (Цветные Линии), Balda (Балда), and Nine (Девятка). Get ready for some high resolution EGA goodness, and […]

Mortal Kombat games

Mortal Kombat games were ported to every home platform ever because people love brutally beating the crap out of each other. How good are the DOS conversions (mostly handled by Probe Entertainment)? Let’s find out! Buy DOS Mortal Kombat 1+2+3 on GOG: http://www.gog.com/game/mortal_kombat_123

Alexey Silaev & DOKA Company – Russian DOS games

Oh boy, more Russian DOS games! Today it’s seven titles developed by Alexey Silaev and published by DOKA Company between 1992 and 1995. These games are Rally, The Mystery of the Surface, The Interceptor, Mick, BabyType, LinguaMatch and Black Zone.

Lollypop full AdLib soundtrack

A full OPL2 soundtrack from the game Lollypop (Brain Bug/Rainbow Arts, 1994) by Vibrants. Download here: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/files/lollypop_ost.zip Listen on YouTube:

MS-DOS games in 1994

Happy New Year! And once again I make a compilation of games released 20 years ago. Grab a drink, relax and enjoy oldies!

A tribute to Rise of the Triad (Remastered)

Original version got really screwed up by both my encoder & YouTube compression. This is an attempt to correct that. Now presented in proper aspect ratio:

Nikita logo 1994

A cool animated logo of a Russian company Nikita only featured in one game (as far as I know) – White House Siege (aka Super Toppler), a sequel to their first international hit Perestroika. Sound from PC Speaker. The music is a classic tune by Mikhail Glika which was modern Russia’s first anthem (no lyrics) […]

Merry Christmas! (Nikita, 1994)

A Russian 1994 Christmas/New Year game. Just a little silly thing. If you don’t clean the steps in time, Santa comes out and falls on his ass.

A Tribute to Rise of the Triad

My tribute to the classic first person shooter Rise of the Triad: Dark War by Apogee in a form of a music video. Goin’ Down the Fast Way remix by The Hamster Alliance Website: www.hamsteralliance.com YouTube: www.youtube.com/hamsteralliance by Lee Jackson MobyGames page: www.mobygames.com/game/rise-of-the-triad-dark-war Buy the game on GOG: www.gog.com/gamecard/rise_of_the_triad__dark_war

“Fantastic Dizzy” Review

A 7th entry in Codemasters’ Dizzy series, the game is largely unknown outside Europe. The cult 8-bit egg-like hero returns in his 16-bit outing. MobyGames page: http://www.mobygames.com/game/nes/fantastic-adventures-of-dizzy Visit http://www.yolkfolk.com PS I might add that my preferred version of the game is actually on the NES (I had the first, non-Alladin version), and that graphics are […]