Knights of the Sky
POST 1 APRIL UPDATE: Obviously this was just an April Fool's prank and we're sticking to DOS 😛
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For January we really wanted to feature a big open-world RPG, as we've never had one of those with the club. We went over to the suggestion forums, where there's a great RPG thread with many awesome suggestions (you can find the link down below). One game in particular seemed to stand out: Wasteland. Directed by Brian Fargo, developed by Interplay and published by Electronic Arts in 1988, this game in many ways is the precursor to Fallout, so it seemed interesting to check it out and see where it all began for this franchise.
Sadly our regular co-host Florian ("rnlf") couldn't make it this episode. Joining host Martijn ("Tijn") are returning DGC member Tyler ("corgibuttz") and also none other than Marcus Graham ("djWHEAT"). Martijn & Tyler are both new to the game, but Marcus has been playing it since he's 11 years old, so he can tell us all about the cool stuff that this game has to offer!
[ download mp3 ] (99 mins, 80 MB)
Hello DOS people!
We're a little behind schedule, but remember last December? We featured no less than six games that month! Because we had received a bunch of suggestions for smaller games, we decided to pick a few and play them all in a single month. The games we played were:
* Bolo Ball
* Micro's Dilemma II
* Lode Runner
* Alley Cat
Hosting this episode is Florian ("rnlf") for a change, joined by Martijn ("Tijn"), Jozef ("jozy"), Mike ("toasty"), Philipp ("derphilipp"), and a brand new member: Tim ("Spacefarer").
We tried to take about 15 minutes per game. We considered talking about each one for two hours, but we're running late as we are, haha.
[ download mp3 ] (100 mins, 81 MB)
UPDATE: In an update on Kickstarter, David Murray has let us know that his new DOS game Planet X3 will only become available for digital download once all of the boxed copies have been shipped to the backers. Since this will likely take a few weeks/months, we won't feature Planet X3 in February, as the game is simply not available for purchase. The game will be available later this year and that is when we'll feature the game then. This means that in February we'll go with our original plan of playing 1988's surgery simulator Life & Death.
Hey hey hey!
In November we featured the amazing Master of Orion 2, as suggested by our trusty co-host Florian. He's been wanting us to play this one ever since we started DOS Game Club, so we're very excited to finally talk about one of his favourite games.
Joining hosts Martijn ("Tijn") and Florian ("rnlf") for this episode are Jozef ("jozy"), who was previously on the Monkey Island episode, and also Ynze ("bitrot") who is joining for the first time.
[ download mp3 ] (131 mins, 106 MB)