Review: Duke Nukem 3D (Megaton Edition)

Taking a break from my obsession with Final Fantasy XIV, I did manage to get back on track with some classic PC gaming. Next up on my list was another classic first-person shooter from back in the day. The iconic Duke Nukem 3D. This is a title that is almost certain to bring pangs of nostalgia …
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Review: Hexen – Beyond Heretic

Rounding out my review of the original Doom-Engine games, we are brought to another FPS classic, Hexen. Hexen serves as a semi-sequel to Heretic. In this game, you play one of three heroes on their quest to defeat the second Serpent Rider, Kronos. Hexen is similar to Heretic in many ways, but it is also …
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Review: Heretic – Shadow of the Serpent Riders

Following the massive success of Doom, Id Software licensed the game engine to other developers. One of these was Raven Software. They took the base Doom code and modified it to create a fantasy-style Doom clone known as Heretic. This game is very similar to Doom in terms of graphics and play-style. The most notable changes to the …
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Review: Doom & Doom II

One thing you should never attempt is a week-long legacy Doom marathon. Between add-ons and level packs, there’s simply too much officially released material. I’ve done just that and my mind feels like mush. For those that might not know, Doom is one of the most successful PC games ever made. It also happens to …
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Review: Wolfenstein 3D & Spear of Destiny

My first “PC gaming” experience actually occurred on a Macintosh at a friend’s house. As I’ve mentioned in other posts, that is where I was introduced to Wizardry. But it wasn’t long after my brush with the Mac that my parents purchased a PC for our home. The first game I remember playing on it was some …
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