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Come Get Some! - Duke Nukem 3D (PC)

Posted by Areala, in Video Games, PC Gaming, First-Person Shooter, DOS 02 March 2010 - - - - - - · 1,114 views
duke nukem, PC, FPS, ass kicking

"It's time to kick ass and chew
bubblegum.  And I'm all outta gum."
-- Duke Nukem

Laugh if you must, but I was one of the gamers who was utterly heartbroken to hear the long-time-coming announcement that Duke Nukem Forever was to be no more.  I had long ago accepted the fact...

DOS Fun - Daughter of Serpents

Posted by Areala, in DOS, Adventure, Video Games 10 November 2009 - - - - - - · 881 views
DOS, adventure
Combing through the archives, I thought it would be fun to review some classic games here in the blog, and since adventure games have always been enjoyable to me, I decided to write about a quirky and unique but often frustrating and entirely too short one from the DOS era.  "Daughter of Serpents" (also released later on CD-ROM and re-titled...

Computers Learn to Abuse

Posted by Areala, in DOS, PC Gaming 19 September 2009 - - - - - - · 3,671 views
abuse, pc
Most people who have spent any significant portion of time around computers are aware of the style of program known as a "chatbot".  This is a simple piece of software programmed with some degree of artificial intelligence that can "interpret" what a user is typing, and then attempt to carry on a conversation with that person.  Really...

Another Nifty Easter Egg

Posted by Areala, in First-Person Shooter, DOS, PC Gaming, Video Games 15 September 2009 - - - - - - · 793 views
easter egg, Doom 2
The last Easter Egg-themed blog entry that I wrote was about the weirdest secret I had ever seen in a video game.  This one isn't quite as bizarre, but it is a fun story that you may have heard before and in my opinion, is worth telling again.

So, when was...

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