Tag Archives: DOS

Retrospective: SimCity on DOS & SNES

With the release of the new SimCity (2013) it asks the question: Does the original SimCity hold up?

SimCity DOS review 1

I played 2 versions of classic SimCity to see if it was still up to snuff. First I tried the classic, aged graphics, DOS version. One thing is for sure, the game can be difficult. That’s not to say that it’s hard to play, but it does require a substantial amount of … [ Read More... ]

HTML5 Port of the Classic RTS Dune II Plays Right In Your Browser

Good news for you cheap gamers out there, Russian programmer Aleksander Guryanov has ported the RTS PC DOS classic Dune II right to your browser. He made it happen with HTML5 and Javascript so you can play it in basically any modern browser and even most mobile phone/tablet browsers. It’s based on the OpenDune project, which was originally created to port the original Dune II game to modern computers as … [ Read More... ]

Cover Art: The Elder Scrolls Arena (DOS)

Welcome to Cover Art! A section of the site where we look at a retro video game’s box cover art and briefly discuss it’s gameplay and legacy. 

We’re all in the love with the world of Skyrim, but I think what some forget is that it comes from a long heritage of breakthrough RPG’s. The Elder Scrolls Area was the first in the series and way back upon its … [ Read More... ]

Interview: 10 Minutes with Tim Willits of Id Software (Exclusive Doom 4 Detail Revealed!)

Here is an interview that Tom did with Tim Willits, Studio Director of Id Software. This interview was given during QuakeCon 2012. Tim discusses his history at the prolific game development studio, how he got started making FPS’s, Doom: BFG Edition, Rage and even a single detail about Doom IV!

Tom E: How long have you been with Id and where would you say your story really … [ Read More... ]