Posts Tagged "platformer"

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 […]

Impromptu Patreon stream

Decided to throw an unplanned stream for DOS Nostalgia patrons. Played a few random games. Thanks to everyone who stopped by despite Game Done Quick and The Golden Globes.   WARNING: Strong language throughout, ESPECIALLY when playing Zorro. Games in this stream: Croustibat, Zorro, Crow (Ворона), Tetris Classic, and Bart vs. Space Mutants. Croustibat fish […]

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)  

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. […]

Let’s play Doom 2D part 4

I finally reach the part of the game where maps designed by Russian teenagers officially stop being quaint, and become annoying.  

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): […]

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 […]

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!

Anatoly remembers #2: DOS games in 1993

With 2013 almost gone, here’s the first part of my video showcasing some DOS games from 20 years ago. Relax and enjoy. And Happy New Year!  

Anatoly remembers #1: DOS games in 1992

With 2012 almost gone, I reminisce about 1992 and its MS-DOS releases. Sit back, relax and enjoy the showcase of 20-year-old pc gaming goodness.  

“Duke Nukem II” review

Mr. Nukem swapped his pink EGA tank-top for a red VGA one, got himself an Arnie-like voice, an assortment of weapons, soundblaster music & sound effects, an in-level save feature and plenty of cosmetic improvements. But can the second Duke Nukem installment withstand the test of time?   MobyGames page: http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/duke-nukem-ii Official page: http://www.3drealms.com/duke2/index.html Buy […]

“Duke Nukem” review

Cameras, robots, lasers, tons of pixel explosions and not a single bare breast in sight in the first game about everyone’s favorite ultimate alien ass kicker. Before 3D Realms was 3D Realms, before violence and controversy and before the black shades Duke Nukem was wholesome fun for the whole family. Mobygames page: http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/duke-nukem Official page: […]

“Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion” review

Blast away deadly hordes of monsters on your way through a Haunted Mansion. Bloody gibs, frantic reloading and fast paced EGA action in this underrated gem from the early days of id Software. MobyGames page: http://www.mobygames.com/game/dangerous-dave-in-the-haunted-mansion Official page: http://www.idsoftware.com/games/vintage/dave/

“Another World” aka “Out of This World” review

A creation of Eric Chahi (who did everything but the music for the game), Another World is a game that aged exceptionally well. No HUD, no speech, no useless text, just the good old visual storytelling in this groundbreaking action adventure. Be prepared to die a lot and then cry for more when the game […]