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Originally Posted by Phil RhodesGood grief, ten years? That thing's still on my "must play at some point" list.
Is this what old age feels like? Everything being recent? Aargh.
Originally Posted by HustlerIt was the Crysis of it's day....primarily designed to show off the latest GPU techniques such as 'normal mapping', the Radeon 9800pro being THE card to own at the time.
But just like Crysis, it was style over substance.
Originally Posted by HustlerBut just like Crysis, it was style over substance.
Originally Posted by runadumb
I will try to play through each one this year, with the exception of Quake 2 as its a piss poor game.
Originally Posted by NexxoPah! I remember when Doom came out. I was there, man! I was there!
Originally Posted by ShirtyThe original Doom however, still remains one of the greatest gaming experiences of my life. I was 11 and we only had a 486SX-25 at home, which was good enough for the blocky low setting. But I soon discovered that one of the PCs at my school (a 386DX-33 no less) could run it flawlessly.
Originally Posted by ShirtyYou've jolted my memory now, the 386DX in the school library would play it on low res as well as our 486SX at home, then the senior wing (this was a boarding school) got a new DX4 and that was the rig that revealed the truth about Doom.
Originally Posted by ShirtyI remember that the PC had POD (Planet of Death) bundled with it as an MMX showcase, and I was simply agog at how good the graphics were! It was surprisingly playable with my CH Flightstick too.
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