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Witchaven

Witchaven, based upon an early, pre-Duke Nukem 3D version of the Build engine, was one of the first games to transport the first person shooter genre to a medieval-style fantasy setting…

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Hexen

id's Doom engine was, understandably, quite a hot property in the mid-90s, and a number of other developers decided to license the technology for their own ventures…

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Blood

Monolith's Blood was one of the later games to use Ken Silverman's Build engine (of Duke Nukem 3D fame), but is generally overlooked, sat in the shadow of 3D Realms' buzz-cut hero…

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Dungeon Hack

If it's ultra-customised random dungeon crawling goodness you're after, Dungeon Hack delivers the goods in jewel-encrusted +4 spades…

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Keen 1: Marooned on Mars

I started playing this game on a mates computer and was hooked very quickly, the sounds, the graphics kept me coming back  again and again…

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Shadow Warrior

Say sayonara to all the Ninja wannabes! Lo Wang is coming to the Land of the Rising Sun to turn out the lights…

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Prince of Persia

Rather than attending another double-microprocessors lecture on a Friday afternoon, I would rather bunk off my lectures and play games on DOS PC that was owned by one of my housemates – this was when PC's were not even used in the lab as they were deemed to be just for word processing and not proper computers…

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ToonStruck

I came across this little gem purely by accident, because it was released with very little fanfare, and when i sat down to play it i was surprised and delighted at a game i consider to be one of the most underated adventure games ever…

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Eternam

One of many forgotten PC classics from the early nineties…

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Historyline 1914-1918

Set in World War I, this brilliant turn-based strategy game from German developer Blue Byte took the BATTLE ISLE formula further and enhanced it…

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Descent

The first computer game that literally can make you sick (in the very best sense!) due to the complete 720 degree free movement…

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Starflight

I'd like to introduce you to possibly one of the greatest titles released for home computers…

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The Horde

This is a somewhat forgotten action strategy game from Crystal Dynamics…

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Novastorm

In the early days of PC multimedia, this was a welcomed alternative that actually made a lot of fun as opposed to all the other unplayable boring trash that was labelled interactive movie…

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Doom II: Hell on Earth

Released roughly one year after the gaming world shattering first DOOM game, this was again truly a really frightening, bone-chilling game…

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Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle

"My stamps! You ruined my stamps! Not to mention five years of therapy!"

This sequel to the great MANIAC MANSION is one of the last brilliant point'n'click adventures from LucasArts, especially in terms of dialogues, puzzle quality and story…

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Leather Godesses of Phobos 2

A hilarious graphic adventure from legendary Steve Meretzky who also wrote the brilliant HITCHHIKER's GUIDE TO THE GALAXY and the also great SPELLCASTING games…

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Syndicate

Another brilliant game from legendary developer Bullfrog!

The game is set in a future where corporations rule and do everything to increase their power…

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Ultima VI: The False Prophet

Another RPG masterpiece in the long running ULTIMA series from Richard Garriott and the first which was developed first for the PC and then later converted for Amiga, Atari ST, C64 and even the SNES…

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