In 1995, the original Command & Conquer helped define the real-time strategy genre. The franchise then continued to innovate for the next 10 years with cutting-edge visuals, epic storylines, and complex missions. This is RTS gold and you`ll be pleased to know that not only will it run very well on your netbook, but it is also now free!! Yup, gratis to download and play (details below)
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
Reddwarffreak digs up more management sims.. Zeus: Master of Olympus (also Master of Olympus – Zeus) is the fifth full title of the City Building Series developed by Impressions Games and published by Sierra Entertainment. Like previous titles, Zeus focuses on the building and development of a city in ancient times, this time the Ancient Greece. It features some changes to the Caesar III engine, most notably the new housing blocks, now dividing “common” and “elite” housing from the start, and more detailed walkers. Continue Reading
More management malarky from Reddwarffreak. Pharaoh is an isometric city-building game set in Ancient Egypt created by Impressions Games and published by Sierra Entertainment for Windows-based computers. It involves the construction and management of settlements and cities in ancient Egypt, and is the first such themed game in the City Building series. The game was released on October 31, 1999, and was later complemented with an expansion pack, Cleopatra: Queen of the Nile, developed by BreakAway Games the following year. Both the original game and expansion pack are commonly referred to, and may be purchased as one, under the title Pharaoh and Cleopatra.
He adds – there isnt a way i have found out to make custom resolutions for this game since i do also inspect the dll files and the config files also.
Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis is a game that was released in 2002, and considered by most people as the ultimate war simulator. 3 sequels to the game have been released since, and none of them can compare to the realism of combat in Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis. Continue Reading
Quite an old game from 2003, runs perfectly at about 30 to 40 fps on lowest settings, maybe about 15 to 20 on medium to high. Game is quite similar to call of duty but graphics are lower and single player gameplay is rather repetetive, alot better with the mods available online, also multiplayer plays pretty well. All In all I like it.
Ok to play if your a hardcore gamer who needs his (or her) FPS fix while travelling