Posts Tagged "cd-rom"

Shadow Warrior prototypes & alphas stream archive

Going through new historical materials released with Shadow Warrior Classic   Get Shadow Warrior Classic for free on Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/238070/Shadow_Warrior_Classic_1997/ Shadow Warrior development updates 1996 – 1998 in one place: http://swcentral.weebly.com/development.html

Day of the Tentacle stream archive

Decided to relax a little bit and play one of my favorite games of all time. Apologies for my voice cutting out so often. Not really sure what the issue was.  

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis demo

Here’s a pretty cool Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (Lucasarts, 1992) interactive demo. A choice of the part is somewhat surprising, as this is something that happens rather late in the game (Spoilers!). I’ve decided to stick with MT-32 music for this one. A slightly larger than the floppy demo in file size, […]

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

Full Throttle demo

Here’s an interactive demo of Full Throttle (Lucasarts, 1995). This huge (over 170 megabytes) demo was obviously meant for coverdisks, and despite its size is rather short. It’s just a few interactive sequences sandwiched between two in-engine trailers for the game. Most interesting thing is the narration that was recorded specifically for this demo, and […]

Hidden Games part 2

Between user submissions and some more research, I found enough hidden games to make another video. Let’s take a look at more classic and not so classic games with easter eggs. Art D’s Batch Adventures: https://archive.org/details/wcadvent

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #21: Interplay’s 10 Year Anthology

Writer and computer gaming enthusiast Mat Bradley-Tschirgi joins yours truly to talk about Interplay’s 10th anniversary classic collection CD-ROM. A decade of DOS gaming classics from a legendary publisher/developer is covered with varying degrees of expertise. Download MP3 here: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep21.mp3 Follow Mat on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MatWBT

Unboxing my Blood collection

Join me as I make sure that my copies of Blood Shareware, Blood Special Edition, One Unit Whole Blood, and Duke Nukem 3D: Plutonium Pak are worth a lot less on eBay.

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

“Slam City with Scottie Pippen” review

Today I join a cast of stereotypes for a game of street basketball. Slam City with Scottie Pippen (Digital Pictures, 1995) is a game full of motion, video, and very questionable acting and humor. What you gonna get? Gonna get respect! MobyGames page: http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/slam-city-with-scottie-pippen

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.

LOOM™ EGA vs VGA

A long overdue video about differences between versions of LucasFilm Games’ classic LOOM. I explain why I’m not really fond of the VGA CD-ROM update of the game. I also briefly touch on the FM Towns version. Long story short: play the EGA one. (P.S. You can still ask me about LOOM) My original review […]