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?
The ECS Group’s Liva Q2 is a tiny little Gemini Lake Windows mini PC running Windows 10. Just be sure to get the configuration that has 64 GB of storage as it’s not upgradeable despite the easy to open case.
For many gamers, the Wing Commander series was our Star Wars for the 1990s…Its mix of space combat sim, sweeping intergalactic stories and Hollywood imagination was a treat for fans like me. It took a while to build up this game collection, but it’s a part of my collection that I’m very proud of. So many great memories playing these games! Here is a look at my complete Wing Commander collection:
Wing Commander (1990)
Super Wing Commander
Wing Commander II: Vengeance of Kilrathi
Wing Commander Academy
Wing Commander Armada
Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger
Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom
Wing Commander: Prophecy
Wing Commander: Privateer
The Kilrathi Saga
Privateer 2: The Darkening
Wing Commander Arena
In 1996 Sierra Online was interested in creating a world class 2D platform game to compete with the best on consoles. Hunter Hunted had a great pedigree and came close to greatness, but fell short in a couple areas. Still, it’s a fascinating piece of classic Sierra history! Continue reading Hunter Hunted – 2D Platformer Retro Review→
Building and renovating a cheap stand-up arcade cabinet into a death metal black MAME arcade machine for the Game Room! The original cab is a Centipede machine, front end for MAME is Hyperspin and the controller is the X-Arcade Dual Joystick
I have delicate fingers and a tendency to hurt myself, so I am the Beer Bitch.