Tag Archives: MS-DOS

10 CHILL GAMES to Play When You’re STRESSED OUT

GAMES SHOWN:
* Journey
* ABZÛ
* Adventure games – Riven / Broken Sword / Full Throttle / Professor Layton
* No Man’s Sky Beyond
* Walking simulators – Whats Remains of Edith Finch / The Unfinished Swan
* Visual novels Va-ha11-a
* Driving around in Forza Horizon (skipping missions and races) – Test Drive Unlimited, Forza Horizon 3 & 4

Modern Games Look Amazing On CRT Monitors… Yes, Better than LCD!

Digital Foundry –  After buying a CRT monitor for his retro PC, John started to play modern PC games on it… and things escalated from there, culminating in Rich purchasing the classic Sony FW900 – which some say is the best CRT for gaming of all-time. The bottom line here is that modern games look stunning on CRT monitors and we’re going to try our best to tell you – and show you – how in this DF Direct.

John and Alex together for a new DF Direct! In this instalment, the duo assess their experiences in gaming with a CRT display – and appreciate the majesty of the Sony GDM-FW900. Do we really need 4K? Did gaming move in the wrong direction in the transition to today’s fixed-pixel flat panel displays?

Dungeon Master – Clever Floppy Disk Anti-Piracy | MVG

Dungeon Master – the classic 16 bit dungeon crawler that defined a genre was one of the best ever games for the Atari ST and Commodore Amiga. Released in 1987 by FTL (Faster than Light) it saw many ports to different systems including the Sharp X68000, MS-DOS, Apple IIgs, Super Nintendo and more.
It also had one of the most devious floppy disk copy protection schemes ever created. In an age where most games were cracked in a matter of hours, FTL’s clever protection took an entire year to crack with many attempts to defeat it, resulting in failure over and over again.