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Originally Posted by The_PopeA more serious point I wanted to make having read this article - I fear Abandonware (the free kind at least) will become less and less available in the future.
Originally Posted by MatticusExcellent article. A nice way to kick off a day of not doing my work.
On the subject of making games freely available. Rockstar has made it possible to download the originals GTAs and Wild Metal for free. Not exactly no strings attached as you have to sign up to their mailing list, I imagine you can cancel your subscription to this if you wanted anyway.
And they state that they have been made to run on "modern PCs" so I assume they have actually bothered to put a bit of work in aswell.
Originally Posted by Zurechial
I'm not sure if their downloads still work, but they did the last time I checked it out.
Originally Posted by UncertainGodSyndicate is one of the greatest games of all time and I would love it if GOG added them to their catalog so everyone go HERE and vote for the syndicate games.
Originally Posted by OmnituensThe thing about system shock 2 is - I WOULD buy it if you COULD. Make it work on newer machines and release it on steam = £££
OR remake it in a newer engine (ie source, not that godawful U3 engine) and charge more for it. Id buy it.
Who here WOULDN'T buy SS2 in the source engine?
Originally Posted by GotyWhat, no Starsiege: Tribes?!
Tribes was my first online FPS and was the title that really got me into PC gaming. I think I might have to go grab a copy and see if it will run under Vista....
Originally Posted by azrael-"Look at you, hacker... "
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