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Wolfenstein 3D Commodore 64

Wolfenstein 3D for Commodore 64 Updated

Wolfenstein 3D released in 1992 to an unsuspecting PC gaming populace which quickly lapped it up, launching id Software into the stratosphere with gamers. Three years later id Software would release the source code for Wolfenstein 3D which opened gamers using it to do new things. They released the source code to the follow-up title, […]

Doom Mod Brings Modern Features to Classic FPS

Anyone that has been playing video games since the days of the original Doom know things have changed. A Lot. What was once common place, and free, is now locked behind a paywall of some sort. Expansion packs always cost, though there are some companies that gave those away as well. Up until we saw […]

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Fans Port Wolfenstein 3D to Commodore 64 – Bandit Gaming

Okay, before we get too far into this article, this is not a normal Commodore 64 they ported Wolfenstein 3D to. There are a few pieces of additional hardware required to make this one run on actual hardware, or just use Winvice 3.1 if you don’t have actual hardware available. With that said, let’s discuss […]

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Quake Brings Gamers 3rd Dimension Death – Today in Retro Gaming – June 22nd 1996

Okay, where were you 20 years ago?  Were you a PC gamer or were you a console gamer?  Either way, you probably heard about Quake by id Software when it was released.  It was a game changer for all of the right reasons.  While Doom, id Software’s previous series, was iconic and popular, Quake took […]

New 3D Dreamcast Engine Coming Soon

The Sega Dreamcast, Sega’s last console, has certainly been one that fans simply won’t let die.  We have seen many homebrew and indie releases for the Sega Dreamcast.  We have seen source engine ports over the years thanks to companies like id Software releasing the source code to key software.  One such key piece of […]

5 New Ways to go to Hell with Doom

Doom is an iconic game, one that arguably kept PC gaming alive in the early to mid 90’s as the previous mainstay (point and click adventures) started finding their ilk was no longer wanted by gamers. Sales were slumping in most genres as consoles such as the Super Nintendo really started kicking butt and the […]

Solve the Grandfather Paradox in Doom within Doom Mod

Okay, this is a rather funny/unique mod to be writing about, especially after the announcement that a “selfie stick” was added to id Software’s classic Doom title.  This is basically the game of Doom being played in the game of Doom and it is also possibly answering the Grandfather paradox once and for all.

The Vectrex Goes to Hell with Doom Port

Doom, a title released in 1993, was never intended to be playable on something like the Vectrex but thanks to homebrew developers, it is.  This is what happens homebrew developers decide they want to see if something is possible.  The demo shown off doesn’t have enemies implemented yet and the graphics are, obviously, low quality […]

Commerical Freeware- X-Men The Ravages of Apocalypse Released to Fans

Way back in the early days of First Person Shooters (FPS), aka 3D gaming, we had a little title called Quake to keep us interested and playing on computers.  Since Quake was quite open, much like how id Software did with Doom, people were able to make mods, new characters and changes to the engine […]

New Doom Mod Allows You to Take Selfies in Hell

When id Software created Doom they intentionally left it open so that fans could update the game with new levels and enemies.  This open minded mentality also allowed Doom to be relevant for many gamers for decades after its release.  This mod adapts the classic Doom with the current big trend in homemade media known […]

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