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How Myst Changed Gaming
How Myst Changed Gaming

The original Myst (1993) turns twenty-three in September of 2016, and for a quarter of its lifespan it enjoyed constant bestseller status. Right up there with Doom, Command & Conquer, and other countless titles that came and went, Myst offered massive crowd appeal.

Top 25 PC Horror Games For Halloween
Top 25 PC Horror Games For Halloween

It's Halloween and what better way to celebrate it than engorging in various forms of spook-oriented entertainment. Here are twenty-five retro computer games reeking of demons, devils and other dark conjurations.

Doom 4 HD Gameplay Video – E3 2015
Doom 4 HD Gameplay Video – E3 2015

A brief look at how Doom 4 is shaping up. Much of the game has been apparently redone, and to some extent it looks like a cooler, faster, more brutal Doom 3. Check out this awesome gameplay footage from E3.

An Early History of Blizzard
An Early History of Blizzard

We've got many Blizzard games covered here - Diablo, Diablo II, StarCraft, WarCraft - all of them five-star titles. Blizzard's track record in producing top selling and critically acclaimed games is nothing short of impressive, so let's take a closer look at this company, its history and learn just what makes it tick.

Interactive Entertainment – Vintage Video Reviews
Interactive Entertainment – Vintage Video Reviews

Rare piece of gaming history here! Interactive Entertainment was a magazine published exclusively on CD, containing video and text reviews, previews and unofficial hint guides for various 90s PC games. If you have any interest in games from that period then you must give this a look!

From Hell – Brutal Doom Review
From Hell – Brutal Doom Review

Just when you thought that chaingun was light enough to drop and do something productive, you get something as insanely bloody and addictive and over-the-top as "Brutal Doom", a mod seemingly ripped straight out of the lower bastions of Hell and programmed by Satan himself.

Graphics vs Gameplay
Graphics vs Gameplay

There seem to be two types of gamers out there: those that vigorously deny that graphics are important in a game, as long as gameplay is up to code, and those who go crazy over bump maps, real-time shadows and particle effects in even the most pathetic excuses for interactive entertainment.

The History of Early Copy Protection
The History of Early Copy Protection

Remember the 'good old days'? You know, when 1 MHz CPUs and 64KB RAM load-outs set the limits of technology? Or when bizarre code wheels, plastic dongles, and weird color-coded password schemes abounded, all in the name of preventing losses through software piracy?

Tech Articles

Magnet Links Now Work 24/7

Magnet Links Now Work 24/7

Great news guys. The magnet links (the green download buttons) will now run 24/7 - all day, everyday. I recommend you download and install a program like uTorrent and use them.

What are Magnet Links?

What are Magnet Links?

You’ll notice green ‘magnet link‘ buttons under the red ones. These offer a second method of downloading games. You’ll need a torrent client like uTorrent to use them. Once ...

Guide on Installing DOS Games from Virtual Discs

Guide on Installing DOS Games from Virtual Discs

This is a quick guide on installing DOS games from virtual discs such as BIN, IMG, ISO, etc. This will hopefully help you out if you're trying to play a DOS game off a CD image and get the common ...

How To Install Custom Windows XP Themes

How To Install Custom Windows XP Themes

Learn How To: Enable Third-Party Theme Support on Windows XP Change your Windows XP Theme, Sounds, Cursor and Fonts This tutorial will show you how to download, install and use custom Windows XP ...

How To Connect Multiple Joysticks To One PC

How To Connect Multiple Joysticks To One PC

This tutorial will show you how to attach more than one joystick to a single PC and use both of them when playing games. This is useful because one can convert your extra joystick to work as a rudder ...

How to Run DOS Games in DosBox

How to Run DOS Games in DosBox

More Dos games will be featured on this site in the coming months, and it's only fair that I write up some clear tips on how to play these on modern computers. DosBox is everyone's favorite MSDOS ...

How to Mount CD Images in DosBox

How to Mount CD Images in DosBox

Here we’ll learn how to use DosBox to mount MSDOS game CDs and actually install and play the game. We’ll assume you already have a game disc image (.ISO, .BIN, .NRG, etc.) on your hard ...

How to Stop Skipping Sound / Music in DosBox

How to Stop Skipping Sound / Music in DosBox

Some DosBox users have reported sound and music skipping / stuttering in Dos games. If you, like me, are one of the unlucky ones to experience this annoyance when playing Dos games, then I recommend ...