Category: DOS

DXWND

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WxWnd is a program that can run DX and OpenGL games in a window. We found this program over on Sourceforge. The program has been successfully used to play some very old DX5 and similar vintage games. Originally the program was developed by a Japanese national before the current American took over., …

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PEGGLE

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Peggle was released on February 27, 2007 by PopCap Games. The game game was developed by PopCap Games. Peggle is a puzzle game. Take your best shot with energizing arcade fun! Aim, shoot, clear the orange pegs, then sit back and cheer as 10 whimsical teachers guide you to Peggle greatness. Conquer 55 fanciful levels …

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DUNGEON KEEPER

Dungeon Keeper was released on June 26, 1997 by Electric Arts. The game was developed by Bullfrog Productions. Dungeon Keeper is a strategy game. The game took over 2 years to develop. An expansion, Deeper Dungeons, a Direct3D version and a level editor were also released. The game exceeds 800,000 lines of code. The primary method …

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BLOOD

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Blood was released on May 31, 1997 By GT Interactive. The game was developed by Monolith Productions. Blood is a first person shooter. Blood is the goriest, bloodiest, most horrific 3D first-person action game ever made. Visit a dark near-future world populated by hundreds of bloodthirsty enemies. The player takes the role of Caleb in his …

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SHADOW WARRIOR

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Shadow Warrior was released on May 13, 1997 by GT Interactive. The game was developed by 3D Realms. Shadow Warrior is a first person shooter. Shadow Warrior is a first-person shooter similar to Duke Nukem 3D and using the same Build engine. Players navigate the protagonist, Lo Wang, through three-dimensional environments or “levels”. Throughout levels …

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ALPHA STORM

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Alpha Storm was released on January 1,1997 by Psygnosis who also developed the game. Alpha Storm is a first person shooter. Alpha Storm is a spaceship simulator and a first person shooter. You can travel through star systems. Encounter enemy fleets and battle them with the ship’s weapons/devices, or by shooting the enemy ships shields down …

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QUAKE

Quake was released June 22, 1996 by GT Interactive. Quake was developed by idSoftware. On January 22, 1997, id Software released GLQuake. On March 11, 1997, id Software released WinQuake, a version of the non-OpenGL engine designed to run natively under Windows. The Steam version does not seem to work with Windows 10. The much-anticipated follow-up …

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STAR CONTROL 3

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Star Control 3 was released on May 24, 1996 by Accolade. The game was developed by Legend Entertainment. Star Control 3 is a 2.5D platform action game. Unlike Star Control and Star Control II which are platform shooters, Star Control 3 is close to the transition to 3D with a technique called 2.5D …

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DUKE NUKEM 3D

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Duke Nukem 3D was released on January 29, 1996 by GT Interactive. The game was developed by 3ED Realms. Duke Nukem 3D is a first person shooter. Duke Nukem 3D features the adventures of the titular macho Duke Nukem, voiced by Jon St. John, who fights against an alien invasion on Earth. Along with Wolfenstein …

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COMMAND & CONQUER

Command & Conquer was released on August 31, 1995 by Virgin Interactive. The game was developed by Westwood. Command & Conquer is a real time strategy game. The Command & Conquer games belong to the real-time strategy genre, with the exception of the first person shooter Command & Conquer: Renegade. A staple of the series is the …

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