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Duke Nukem Forever Returns

Duke Nukem Forever Returns

I've been asked several times by people on Twitter what I think about Duke Nukem Forever having an actual due date; that the game might actually come out. Well, I think it's awesome for several reasons. First, because I've been a huge Duke fan since Duke Nukem 3D. I absolutely loved that game. My memories of playing DN3D are as awesome as my [...]

Dark Forces on Mac OS X

Dark Forces on Mac OS X

Three years ago I wrote a post about getting Dark Forces (DOS, 1995, LucasArts) running under Windows Vista. Well, I got it working under Mac OS X (I use Snow Leopard) easily. Here are my updated directions for Mac OS X: (1) Copy entire contents of the Dark Forces CD to a directory (ex. ~/Games/Dark). Keep the directory name to 8 letters or [...]

Dark Forces Running on Windows Vista

Dark Forces Running on Windows Vista

I've been a huge, huge fan of LucasArt's Dark Forces (1995) for 12 years now and after moving to Windows XP I started running into some problems getting it to run properly, especially the CD-ROM detection. Well, I found a fansite called DF-21 that had some excellent directions on how to get Dark Forces running on Windows XP. I messed around [...]