Posts Tagged "adlib"

Nor’easter February 2017 live stream archive

Got snowed in again. Good thing I’ve got DOS games! Got to play a few fun ones despite my internet cutting out due to bad weather a few times.   Games in this stream: 00:06:56 – Fire & Ice (Graftgold/Renegade Software, 1993) 00:15:36 – Gods (The Bitmap Brothers/Renegade Software, 1991) 00:27:25 – Super Angelo (Wiering […]

Final January 2017 stream archive (1/28/2017)

In case you didn’t make it to my Saturday night stream, here it is archived on YouTube:   Games that were played: 00:05:31 – Monkey Island Demo (Passport to Adventure) 00:22:00 – Ken’s Labyrinth (4 different versions) 00:37:30 – Arcade Volleyball 00:44:32 – Tom & Jerry 00:51:05 – Tom & Jerry: Cat-astrophe 00:56:30 – Mach 3 […]

Wolfenstein 3D review

Join me as I recall my first time encountering the legendary American spy William Joseph “B.J.” Blazkowicz, and his heroic adventures in samey looking Nazi fortresses known as Wolfenstein 3D (id Software/Apogee Software, 1992). Why are all the turkey dinners on the floor? Is that some sort of a German thing? Mein leben! MobyGames page: http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/wolfenstein-3d […]

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #25: More Awesome DOS Game Tunes

I’ve decided to play DJ again and present to you another selection of cool tunes from DOS games. Relax and enjoy this CD, General MIDI, AdLib, MT-32, and tracker music. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep25.mp3

DOS Nostalgia Snowed In Live Stream

Got snowed in Saturday night. Decided to check if I could actually stream a few games despite my crappy machine & slow internet. Turns out, I can! Check out the archived version: Games in this stream: Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion, Alley Cat (PCjr), Build engine tech demo, Ukrainian hack of Captain Comic, Perestroika, […]

The Art of The Colonel’s Bequest

Today I present to you time-lapses of background art from a Sierra On-Line classic The Colonel’s Bequest. Until the VGA era Sierra stored background art for their games in a vector format, which allows for it to be displayed step by step to essentially see how it was created by the artists. Please enjoy this […]

Fuzzy’s World of Miniature Space Golf soundtrack

Check out this upbeat soundtrack from an obscure shareware title Fuzzy’s World of Miniature Space Golf (Pixel Painters Software, 1995). The game uses Loudness sound system, the same one used in Tyrian. Unfortunately no composer is credited. Download MP3 archive here: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/files/fuzzy_ost.zip

Alone in the Dark

France is known for many things, but videogames were never really a part of them. Strange because France produces a lot of games, but especially so because back in the days of the PC boom of the 80s and 90s a lot of beautiful & genre breaking games came out of France. Alone in the Dark was one of […]

Elvira non-interactive demo

Here’s a spooky rolling demo of Elvira (Horror Soft/Accolade, 1990) just in time for this Halloween season. Download the demo here: https://archive.org/details/ElviraMistressoftheDark_1020  

Space Quest 1 VGA non-interactive demo

A rolling demo for Space Quest I: Roger Wilco in the Sarien Encounter (Sierra On-Line, 1991). Get it here: https://archive.org/details/SpaceQuestTheSarienEncounterDemo

Wing Commander non-interactive demo

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

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 […]

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #24: Leisure Suit Larry

A fellow DOS enthusiast Mat Bradley-Tschirgi returns to talk about Al Lowe’s Leisure Suit Larry games in both nostalgic and objective ways. Quality of some puzzles and jokes is questioned, and lots of fun memories are recalled. KEN SENT US Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep24.mp3 Follow Mat on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MatWBT

Zone 66 full soundtrack (Sound Blaster + GUS + AdLib)

Today I present to you full soundtrack from Zone 66 (Renaissance/Epic MegaGames, 1993) composed by Kenny Chou. What is specifically interesting about this game is that for each of the three sound devices this game supports the music is actually different. Sound Blaster score is a mix of FM synthesis and digital samples. Gravis UltraSound […]

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/

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

Theme Hospital MIDI and OPL soundtrack

I present to you two versions of the soundtrack to Theme Hospital (Bullfrog Productions/Electronic Arts, 1997) composed by Russell Shaw and Adrian Moore. MIDI music was rendered using ¥Weeds¥ soundfont, and the OPL music was captured in SVN DosBox using a SoundBlaster 16 setting. Download the archive here: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/files/themehospital_ost.zip

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 […]

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #16: 10 Favorite Game Tunes

For the first time ever I’m flying solo. In this podcast I introduce & play some of my favorite tunes from DOS games. FM, MIDI, tracker, and digital audio music is present. Relax & listen. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep16.mp3

Conquests of the Longbow talkie demo

Apparently at one point Sierra was developing a talkie version of Conquests of the Longbow: The Legend of Robin Hood, but the project was cancelled. This short non-interactive demo is all that survived.