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Early Shooter Clones


People feeling nostalgic can play enhanced versions the games: For Quake, you’ll need: ezQuake Win32 Installer (Just install in a directory) Pak0.pak Quake Demo version (Or copy pak0 and pak1 from your original Qake) Create a new dir in the ezQuake install dir called “id1” and Unzip pak0.pak Play! (start with ezstart, press ESC in the console!) For Duke3D, you’ll need: eDuke32 Win32 Installer (Just install in a directory) Duke3D Demo - only keep DUKE.

The Art of Cooperative (PC) Gaming


What could possibly more fun than playing a PC game on your own? Why, cooperative gameplay mechanics of course! Every modern released game nowadays features at least one cooperative (co-op) game mode where you can play with your friends, mostly against the computer AI. Since this is part I, let’s talk about Strategy games on the PC and its coopeartive capabilities. I can’t possibly imagine a strategy game without multiplayer options available, even games from 1998 came with some (limited) multiplayer modes, mostly using the IPX protocol.

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