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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 […]

Take Down Nazi Forces in Wolfenstein 3D on PC – Today in History – May 5th, 1992

Okay, back in the early 1990’s PC gaming was COMPLETELY different than it is today.  We actually went to stores and bought games.  We didn’t have online capabilities standard in games.  We barely had modem, land line, multiplayer.  Direct, in the same room multiplayer was common around this time.  We also would call or write, […]

Commander Keen Takes a Negative from Nintendo to Create a Classic on Computers – Today in History – December 14th, 1990

What do you do when you have spent a lot of money and time creating a pretty damn good rendition of Super Mario Bros 3 but for PC?  First, you shop it out to Nintendo and when they say no, you take your superior engine and rework the graphics and levels to make something new […]

Go To Hell in Doom – Today in History – December 10th, 1993

When id Software released Doom they probably didn’t expect it to take off like it did.  Previously they did a lot of other games that weren’t nearly as big and the moderately successful Wolfenstein 3D.  The point is, everything prior to Doom was nowhere near as popular.  Doom expanded upon the graphics conveyed in Wolfenstein […]

Doom Ported to Automatic Teller Machine

We have seen Doom ported to all kinds of platforms over the years, everything from the ZX Spectrum and Commodore VIC-20 to digital cameras and the Microsoft Zune. Now, Youtuber “Aussie50” has added an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) to the list.


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