Posts Tagged "ega"

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 […]

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, […]

MS-DOS Games in 1991

Travel back in time with me to 25 years ago and enjoy this compilation of 82 DOS games from 1991. (P.S.: Stick around for the credits)  

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 […]

Hugo’s House of Horrors

Today I take a look at a shareware classic Hugo’s House of Horrors (Gray Design Associates, 1990). Chances are that if you had a computer in the early 90s, and access to a shareware collection, you’ve played this game. But was it actually any good? Let’s find out! Play Hugo’s House of Horrors: https://archive.org/details/HugosHouseOfHorrors Play […]

Maniac Mansion non-interactive demos

A rolling demos of DOS versions of Maniac Mansion (Lucasfilm Games, 1988/1989). All new custom dialogue & situation. Pretty funny stuff. Dialogue is identical in both versions. Original: Enhanced: Download demos: https://archive.org/details/ManiacMansionDemo

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Collector’s Edition unboxing

Today I tear the shrink wrap off a 1991 Advanced Dungeons & Dragons action game collection. This collection included Heroes of the Lance (U.S. Gold/SSI, 1988), Dragons of Flame (U.S. Gold/SSI, 1989), and Hillsfar (Westwood Associates/SSI, 1989).

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! […]

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

Spectrum HoloByte and Tetris sequels

Today I take a look at the first commercial release of Alexey Pajitnov’s masterpiece by Spectrum HoloByte, and games they have followed it up with when they proudly declared themselves “the Tetris people”. Sit back, relax, and take a look at the original version of Tetris, its Western commercial counterpart, Welltris, Faces, Wordtris, Super Tetris, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Sierra On-Line Holiday Cards

A collection of electronic holiday cards from Sierra On-Line.

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #12: Adult games

Natalie “Resulka” Juhasz joins yours truly to discuss various adult games for DOS. Warning: Leisure Suit Larry is NOT the kind of game we’re talking about. This podcast is not safe for work, families or just about anyone. Enjoy. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep12.mp3

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #11: Evolution of IBM PC hardware

Carlos Teixeira, a retro hardware & software enthusiast from Portugal joins yours truly in discussing history of IBM PC hardware. Loved and cherished devices are mentioned, as well as some lost and forgotten ones. Also an in-depth advice on building your own awesome DOS machine is given. Relax & listen. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep11.mp3

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #09: Flightsims

A pilot by day and a DOS enthusiast by night (and sometimes the other way around) Chris Olson joins yours truly to discuss a rather popular (back in the DOS days) genre of flight simulator games. Unbuckle your seat belt, sit back, relax, and enjoy the flight. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep09.mp3 Follow Chris on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CGOApps

DOS Nostalgia Podcast #08: Space Quest

The Space Quest Historian himself, Troels Pleimert joins yours truly to discuss the glorious adventure game series by Sierra On-Line. Games are celebrated, bashed and defended. Sierra design philosophy is questioned. Download MP3: http://www.dosnostalgia.com/podcast/dosnostalgia_ep08.mp3

The Art of Manhunter

Manhunter games were always special. Not only because of their unique approach to adventure gaming, but also because of their detailed, grotesque and often gruesome art. Because early Sierra games didn’t actually store graphics as complete images, it’s quite possible to see how these incredible low resolution pieces were created. Enjoy and try not to […]