Going retro - playing some older games

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Going retro - playing some older games

Postby Kickaha » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:30 am

I've just started playing the first Avernum game from Spiderweb Software. And a bit of a shock to the system as I hadn't expected so many technological differences to the most recent Avernum game.

No path-finding, blocky graphics, more cumbersome user interface for starters. Which doesn't make it a bad game, just difficult to adjust. I'll see how far I get, provided there's a decent story that'll be motivation to continue.
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Re: Going retro - playing some older games

Postby draclvr » Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:29 am

I think Jude has played some of the games in this series. Sometimes retro is good and sometimes it's more amusing than anything! I've got the mid-90s Goblin games and am having a hard time getting used to so many huge pixels!
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Re: Going retro - playing some older games

Postby Kickaha » Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:31 pm

Did you get those games from GOG? There's so many classic games I have yet to play!
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Re: Going retro - playing some older games

Postby draclvr » Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:53 pm

Yes, I did. And they're working perfectly on my 64-bit Window 7. Haven't had time to get into them all that much yet, but I've read the humor in them is pretty good.
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Re: Going retro - playing some older games

Postby Kickaha » Fri Oct 22, 2010 5:11 pm

That's good to hear Draclvr - life in the golden oldies yet!

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