DOSBox is a DOS-emulator that uses the SDL-library which makes DOSBox very easy to port to different platforms. DOSBox has already been ported to many different platforms, such as Windows, BeOS, Linux, MacOS X…
DOSBox also emulates CPU:286/386 realmode/protected mode, Directory FileSystem/XMS/EMS, Tandy/Hercules/CGA/EGA/VGA/VESA graphics, a SoundBlaster/Gravis Ultra Sound card for excellent sound compatibility with older games…
You can “re-live” the good old days with the help of DOSBox, it can run plenty of the old classics that don’t run on your new computer!
DOSBox is totally free of charge and OpenSource.
Now, this is an interesting development for those who fancy there chances at actually making games. I know we all love playing them, lets face it, who wouldnt leap at the chance to make them! The App Game Kit (AGK), from those lovely people at www.TheGameCreators.com , allows you to create your games in two ways, either using C++ for those in the know or using its own brilliant BASIC interpreter, complete with its own set of powerful commands. Continue Reading
Vendetta Online is a 3D space combat MMORPG for Windows, Mac and Linux. This MMO permits thousands of players to interact as the pilots of spaceships in a vast universe. Users may build their characters in any direction they desire, becoming rich captains of industry, military heroes, or outlaws. A fast-paced, realtime “twitch” style combat model gives intense action, coupled with the backdrop of RPG gameplay in a massive online galaxy. Three major player factions form a delicate balance of power, with several NPC sub-factions creating situations of economic struggle, political intrigue and conflict. The completely persistent universe and detailed storyline add to the depth of immersion, resulting in a unique online experience. Continue Reading
F4LL0UT knows his games, and this one is simply superb! “While I’m not a fan of tower defense games in general, I instantly fell in love with this one. Zombies are invading your house and your plants are your main defense. Bigger hordes of more and more dangerous zombies demand cunning tactics and a wise choice of plants. Unlike most tower defense games this one has a very clever system of special zombies that can only be harmed in a certain way and also comes along with a an interesting way of gathering ressources. And a lot of randomness along with special plants that can be used rarely but have a chance of saving your ass in really grave situations make this game a very intense and dramatic experience. A whole bunch of minigames are further expanding the game, offering many many hours of fun.” Continue Reading