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Re: Mspaint alternatives (Win32/Win64)?

in Milliways
A few years ago I was also looking for a good MSPaint alternative, but found nothing that would be as close to it as I'd like. mtPaint, mentioned above, is a nice tool for working with indexed images, but it has a lot of non-standard controls which I never got used to, and on the whole I would not …

Re: Any notable unofficial DOS conversions of games?

in Milliways
A very big list of ZX Spectrum game remakes, with target platforms listed (some are for DOS): http://www.worldofspectrum.org/remakes.cgi And here's a categorized list of remakes without platforms specified, but the same site also has a list of remake developers which might be helpful. Vigilante -- …

Re: Random free game findings

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konc wrote on 2022-05-20, 07:15: Isn't Laser Tank still alive here? https://laser-tank.com/ Nice, thanks for the link! I was wading through the Wayback Machine stuff and did not check if the site/game was still online.

Re: Random free game findings

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More sites with free games via the Wayback Machine: InterAction Studios Nephewsoft Fractile Games New Games for DOS Radian Entertainment Binary Spells No Future? -- German environmentalist edutainment/awareness campaign game ( MobyGames page ) Mänick Mänschion -- a German "parody" of the LucasArts …

Re: Any notable unofficial DOS conversions of games?

in Milliways
Alrighty, I'm trying to explore some remakes links (mostly via the Wayback Machine). Only some of the remakes listed are for the DOS platform though. Retro Remakes (as far as I can tell, no downloads preserved) Conversions and Remakes of Amstrad CPC games Remakes ( mirror ) Remakes Zone Retrospec …

Re: Any notable unofficial DOS conversions of games?

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wheres the line tho? 99% the things on the list are just clones of whatever, identical as the "hundreds of Tetris clones" you dont want... I can certainly recognize a Tetris clone when I come across one; same goes for Breakout, Boulder Dash, Sokoban, Asteroids, Galaga and a few others. But my …

Any notable unofficial DOS conversions of games?

in Milliways
Every once in a while, I learn of some new DOS game that is an unofficial port or conversion of a non-PC, or specifically non-DOS, usually commercial title. I'm trying to take note of these just for reference, but I suspect that there are many more out there. Here's what I got so far: Verbatim …

Re: Random free game findings

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A few more liberated DOS games. First off, one of the developers from H/M Software released the registered versions of their games, Cyber Chopper and Station 7 , as freeware: Hi, sorry for the delay. Here are the games in the series: Cyber Chopper: https://drive.google.com/open?id= …

Re: Random free game findings

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Some interesting looking free games here: http://www.oxeyegames.com/ UPD: An interesting 3D FPS engine called CSP Engine (which stands for Cyberskunk Pictures Engine). They released five short games as demonstration: https://web.archive.org/web/20050204215044/http://www.melog.ch/dropper/ Looks not …

Re: Random free game findings

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A rather nice looking, albeit incomplete, side-scrolling beat-'em-up: Night Stalkers. Wayback Machine snapshot of the author's page with more screenshots: http://home.earthlink.net/~tjnolan/stalkers.html

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