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Abandonware DOS retro gaming spotlight

  • The Britannia's Elite Gargoyle Crime Force

    The Britannia's Elite Gargoyle Crime Force

    12th March 2016RPG
    We all love Ultima VII: The Black Gate (well, I love it and you should too!) and it's not uncommon to find other people who committed themselves to some kind of worship on the web.One in particular named Nakar, wrote a whole report/guide of his adventures in the ...
  • Rogueliker and the new ADOM: videos from a roguelike fan

    Rogueliker and the new ADOM: videos from a roguelike fan

    4th February 2016RPG
    I'm sure many of you old fashioned gamers know what a roguelike is. Rogue, ADOM, Angband, NetHack are some of the classic roguelikes we love to play every now and then. There's even a bunch of them here on AbandonwareDOS.ADOM Recently, Thomas Biskup & Team ADOM released on Steam ...
  • A classic roguelike: Angband

    A classic roguelike: Angband

    12th November 2015RPG
    Angband is a classic roguelike still under active developement that spawned a plethora of variants (more than sixty!). If you like dungeon crawling and you don't mind complex ASCII games, try it now!
  • Spotlight: games based on a TV series

    Spotlight: games based on a TV series

    29th September 2015adventure, RPG, simulation
    Today, we're used to high quality TV series such as Game of Thrones, Daredevil, Madmen. This level of writing wasn't always the top priority of the producers of TV series aired a few decades ago. Anyway, lot of us old guys remember fondly series like The A-Team, Miami Vice and, ...
  • Retro underdog: Aleshar World of Ice

    Retro underdog: Aleshar World of Ice

    20th September 2015RPG
    Aleshar World of Ice is an old top-down perspective RPG game released for DOS in 1997, designed by Ossi Honkanen. Aleshar is an open world (sort of), fantasy RPG set in a world covered with ice and snow.
  • 20 years ago in retro gaming: Menzoberranzan

    20 years ago in retro gaming: Menzoberranzan

    21st January 2015RPG
    Menzoberranzan is an abandoned DOS fantasy first person perspective RPG developed by DreamForge Intertainment in 1994 from an original idea by John McGirk. Menzoberranzan setting is based on the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms campaing setting. Menzoberranzan gameplay is party-based and class-based.Publisher: SSI Strategic Simulations Inc.Developer: ...
  • Text-only games: roguelikes and interactive fiction

    Text-only games: roguelikes and interactive fiction

    24th September 2014adventure, RPG
    In the past, lots of home computer games (PC, C64, Speccy, etc.) used ascii characters (simple text) to represent the game world, the interface... well, everything on screen. These text-only video games may seem primitive and outdated now and, in fact, the genre almost died with the fast evolving graphics ...