DOS Games Archive Spotlight: Top Ten Games 2017

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DOS Games Archive Spotlight: Top Ten Games 2017

Post by MrFlibble » Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:40 pm

The DOS Games Archive grew by nearly 50 games in 2017. Here's a list of ten most notable additions (click on the screenshots to open the respective games' pages):

1. Gunmetal
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An amazing late-90s DOS game where you pilot a futuristic hovertank in service of a megacorporation. It's very fun, and there are two demo versions available with different levels.

2. SPWW2
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A free wargame built with the code of SSI's classic Steel Panthers II. An updated Windows version is available (external download).

3. Star Control II
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Join the fight against the oppressive Ur-Quan and liberate your homeworld in this strategy/adventure title. An open source version running natively on modern systems is available as well as an HD remake with updated graphics (external downloads).

4. Fallout
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The one and only Post-Apocalyptic adventure role-playing game. The demo is for Windows only, but you can get the full version from GOG.com.

5. Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds
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The sequel to Magic Carpet features numerous improvements, more magic, more monsters, nighttime and cavern levels, and a whole new set of worlds to rescue of course. There are two different demo versions, and the full game is available from GOG.com.

6. Carmageddon
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Everyone's favourite free-for-all, no-rules-of-engagement racing game. Play the demo of the original or Splat Pack, or get the full experience from GOG.com.

7. Sango Fighter 2
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Conquer Ancient China! The sequel to the original Sango Fighter gives you more characters to play as and a more in-depth story mode with strategic elements.

8. Turrican II: The Final Fight
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The platform side-scrolling shooter legend ported to DOS. Along with the playable demo, you can also get an authorised remake and an inspired sequel (external downloads).

9. Metaltech: Earthsiege
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Save the Earth from human-created Cybrids piloting combat mecha robots. This game has been released as freeware (external download).

10. Tricky Quiky Games
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A very high quality non-violent platform game intended to promote Nesquik products. Fun for all the family, and besides, it's free!

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Post by legaloneforever » Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:34 pm

I think I remember playing Sango Fighter 2 the Chinese edition and it was well don! I was impressed by the smooth graphics and animations even though it does not have any sprites for dos. Perfect score for the Chinese edition of Sango Fighter 2!

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