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Old December 20, 2010, 08:18 PM
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Default DOS gaming, o the good ol' days....

Anyone remember the time when developers had to focus on things such as gameplay and story in order to sell games?

I recently started loading up my netbook with a whole bunch of dos games since its small screen doesn't make the graphics look TOO bad.

So what was everyones favourite DOS games?

I just spend a good 30 hours playing through Ultima 7 (part 1) and even so I didn't do a whole bunch of side quests.

Next up Ultima 7 Part 2.
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Old December 20, 2010, 08:27 PM
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To name a few:

YouTube - The Catacomb Abyss
YouTube - Big Red Racing - Level 1
YouTube - Quarantine intro
YouTube - Little Big Adventure 2: Twinsen's Odyssey
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Old December 20, 2010, 08:29 PM
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Old December 20, 2010, 08:52 PM
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Original Civ, Elite (anybody else remember how big a pita it was to dock until you got the auto docker??? ;) ), damn near every non-linear RPG released.
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Old December 20, 2010, 09:52 PM
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Albert's Odessey


Commander Keen

Duke Nukem
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Old December 21, 2010, 01:57 AM
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off the top of my head, some of my favourites were...

master of orion
star control 2
dune II (father of the RTS!)
frontier: elite 2
day of the tentacle
monkey island 2
hero's quest 1 and 2
space quest 1-4
dark sun 1 and 2
heart of china
red baron
aces of the pacific
doom 1 and 2
duke nukem 3D
quake (!)
LHX attack chopper
sim city 2000
ultima underworld
wing commander 1 and 2
under a killing moon
martian memorandum
star trek: a final unity
mechwarrior 2

could go on and on!

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Old December 21, 2010, 01:59 AM
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Old December 21, 2010, 02:39 AM
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I was and well still am a huge Sierra adventure game fan. So my list goes kind of like this: (Although I'll miss some for sure)

King's Quest 1-6 (Just did a run through of V about a week ago.) (Didn't include 7 or 8 in that as I just didn't like them that much.)
Police Quest 1-4
Space Quest 1-6
Quest for Glory 1-4
Leisure Suit Larry 1-5 (6 and 7 are just too new to be included here)
Gabriel Knight 1 and 2 (The first one is one of my favorite games of all times)
Gold Rush
Conquests of Camelot
Conquests of Longbow

I think that is about it for the Sierra ones. Now there were others as well:

Commander Keen games
Original 2D Duke Nukem
Bouncing Babies (bonus points to anyone that even knows what that was)
Sim City (Between this and Civ, I killed so many hours)
Under a Killing Moon
Need for Speed (Original)
Test Drive 1 & 3 (Never liked the second one, I think it had a Porsche in the title screen or something like that)

Ok, I think that is enough for now.
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Old December 21, 2010, 06:14 AM
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i can't believe no one mentioned Gauntlet and doom loved em
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Old December 21, 2010, 06:30 AM
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I loved the original worms

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