DOS Games to Die For

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  1. skullstatue
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    I am currently going through a DOS game frenzy, and I believe DOS games are more interesting/solid than today's standard video game. I am currently playing the games I grew up with: Abuse, Heretic, Duke Nukem, and Blood. I would like to know what your favorite DOS games are, please show and tell. [​IMG]
     


  2. Maikel Steneker

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    Commander Keen, Doom, Wolfenstein, Quake, Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure, these are the ones that I remember first... There are lots of great DOS-games. I like consolegames better though.
     
  3. pikachucrackpipe

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    doom2
    tetris
    spacewars
    duke nukem 2
    lemmings
    myst
     
  4. Azimuth

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    I grew up on LucasArts adventure games, day of the tentacle, monkey island and Indiana Jones and the fate of Atlantis were my favorites. oh and doom of course.
     
  5. Hadrian

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    Wacky Wheels (best Mario Kart clone ever!)
    Realms of Chaos
    Bio Menace
    Alien Breed
    Superfrog
    James Pond 2: Robocod (much better than the lame DS/GBA one)
    Most LucasArt adventure games
    BioForge
    Blake Stone (which I prefer to Wolfenstein)

    Have a look at what Epic Megagames and Apogee have done in the early 90's as they've done some fantastic stuff.

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    I eat jam on scones.
     
  6. pikachucrackpipe

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    oh i forgot:

    rise of the triad
    wacky wheels
    the first doom also
     
  7. pasc

    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

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    The incredible machine !

    And that strange gorialla game I played with my father when I was younger (which was fun too ^^ )
     
  8. Gaisuto

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    I came into this topic just to say Commander Keen and expect to be the only person to say it. Then I was pleased to see maikelsteneker said it too. Bravo to you, good sir!
     
  9. Caoimhin

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    Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
    The Incredible Machine
    Phantasmagoria
    Myst
    Daedalus Encounter

    Monty Python's Flying Circus.. Oooops, Amiga [​IMG]
     
  10. pikachucrackpipe

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    oh there was another game with a little wizard guy that was a side scroller and he had to collect crystals or orbs or something and jump on frogs. apogee made it i believe.
     
  11. Killermech

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    4-D Boxing.. simply one of the best boxing games ever made...
     
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    Xwing
    Tie-Fighter

    Basically the first real 3d spaceshooters / sims with decent graphics and able to run on a 386DX with 4Mb memory.

    Wacky Wheels

    Kinda mario-cart with goofy animals... Nice battle modus too.

    Battle Chess
    Command & Conquer
    Dungeonkeeper
    Diablo
    Master of Orion 2
    Grand theft Auto
    Wing Commander
    Fantasy Pinball
    Epic Pinball
    Commander Keen
    Bubble Bobble
    SimCity
    Lemmings
    Spear of Destiny (sequel to Wolfenstein 3D)

    Edit: the more I think about it - the more great games I remember...
     
  13. pikachucrackpipe

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    dx-ball
    hexen
    starcraft
     
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    Commander Keen 1-6 + Dreams
    Tyrian
    Jazz Jackrabbit 1/2
    Epic Pinball
    Hover
    Oregon Trail
    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
    Rattler Race
    Backyard Baseball
     
  15. OrR

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    Stunts (Great racer way ahead of it's time.)
    Secret Agent (Awesome platformer.)
    Ignition (Just played it again! [​IMG] )
     
  16. Cyan

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    Lemmings
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    Lucas games (Scum)
    Simon the sorcerer
    Genesia
    Syndicate
    Space crusade

    Can't remember them all [​IMG]
    I know a website with many abandonware, but it's almost in french.
    I don't know if I can post links to abandonware site.
     
  17. Sinkhead

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    Curse of Enchantia.
    What a game...

    - Sam
     
  18. Maikel Steneker

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    [​IMG] One of the greatest games ever made, so...

    I just remember another classic: the concurrent of Commander Keen, Jazz Jackrabbit. That was a great game...
     
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    GORILLAS!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Haha no it was rubbish.

    One Must Fall
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    Hitchiker's guide was great, I never got past that sodding babel fish!!! Don't tell me, I'll figure it out one day... [​IMG]

    I totally didn't use that list on Wikipedia. Honest!
     
  20. Hadrian

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    That would be the excellent Hocus Pocus by Apogee

    They've also made such classics as Raptor, Death Rally and Boppin' (well Boppin' was actually developed by someone else on the Amiga).

    Also check out Traffic Department 2091 by Epic Megagames (who did the Unreal series and Gears of War).