Category Archives: PC Games

Time Commanders

When I started this blog, one of the conscious decisions I made back then was to avoid the common “look at this cool thing I’ve just found!” posts. The reasons are several: because that tends to “date” posts (i.e. what’s … Continue reading

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Conversion Wars #1: Out Run (part 2 of 3: 16-bit home computer ports)

(Note: part 1 is here.) Moving on to 16-bit home computer versions of Out Run, there are just three to look at. Let’s begin with the one I believe came out first, the Atari ST version, released by US Gold … Continue reading

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Medieval: Total War (PC, 2002)

Note: this post is unchanged from one from 2005 in my old blog, The Games of My Life. But please see the new section at the end. This game has a big problem. The load times. For some reason, in … Continue reading

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Blagtron: The Resurrection!

Sometimes, pretty odd things happen. Yesterday evening, after I wrote the Quest for the Rings post, I kept thinking about old games for a time, and after a while I recalled a game I wrote very, very long ago (think … Continue reading

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TGomL: Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri (PC, 1999)

Note: this post is expanded from one in my old blog, The Games of My Life. This game should have actually been named “Brian Reynolds’ Alpha Centauri”, but Sid Meier was (and is) the best known name, and it draws … Continue reading

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A new Lords of Midnight for iOS (and others)?

Good thing I’m not superstitious, or I would find this kind of coincidence very weird. After “resurrecting” a 2005 post of mine (more than 50% of it is new, though) about Lords of Midnight, I follow the link that was … Continue reading

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Is this the best-looking water in a videogame?

I don’t know, but I certainly can’t recall a better-looking one right now. Again, click on the picture to see it in full size (the thumbnail doesn’t do it justice), and then, because your browser will probably scale it to … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings Online with DirectX11

Looks good, doesn’t it? And yes, go ahead and click on the image above to see it in full size. After that, your browser will probably scale it to fit in its window, so click on it again to see … Continue reading

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