GT Interactive Software released Duke Nukem 3D in the year 1996. It's a very good science fiction action game, part of the Duke Nukem series. Duke Nukem 3D is abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played by 8 players.
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|publisher:||GT Interactive Software|
|designers:||Allen H. Blum III, Todd J. Replogle|
|keywords:||humor, science fiction, urban setting, level editor, dystopia, auto mapping|
|view:||1st person, 3D|
|multiplayer:||LAN or Internet (1-8 players)|
|input:||keyboard, mouse, joystick, gamepad, thrustmaster|
|graphics:||SuperVGA, Vesa, VGA|
|sound:||Adlib, Sound Blaster, MIDI, Tandy, Roland, Pro Audio Spectrum, Gravis Ultrasound, Ensoniq soundscape|
|popularity:||8448 page views|
The source code of Duke Nukem 3D v1.5, which uses the Build engine, was released as free software under the GPL on April 1, 2003. The game content remains under a proprietary license.
Duke Nukem 3D is often cited as one of the first videogames to merge irreverent humor and explicit sexual themes with gameplay, particularly within the first-person shooter genre. Several tongue-in-cheek jabs towards American consumerism, Hollywood culture, and sex in the media are prevalent.