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๐Ÿ’พNEW PODCAST๐Ÿ’พ We take a look at THE LAST EXPRESS, directed by Jordan Mechner and published by Brรธderbund in 1997

Using a striking rotoscoped visual style, this game is definitely very unique. But is it any good? Listen to find out!

dosgameclub.com/last-express/

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๐Ÿ’พ NEW PODCAST! ๐Ÿ’พ Real-time strategy was all the rage in 1997 when Australian-based developer Beam Software released their take on the genre with KKnD: Krush, Kill 'n' Destroy

What's this all about? Is it any good? Listen to find out!

dosgameclub.com/kknd/

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๐Ÿ’พNEW PODCAST๐Ÿ’พ Back in April we played MechWarrior 2, the 3D mech piloting simulator based on the BattleTech universe, developed and published by Activision in 1995

A long episode, because there's much to discuss this landmark title. Enjoy!

dosgameclub.com/mechwarrior-2/

New month, new game! For sp0oky October ๐ŸŽƒ we'll be playing a Call of Cthulhu adventure game: SHADOW OF THE COMET (Infogrames, 1993)

Join the discussion at dosgameclub.com

Joining hosts @Tijn and
@rnlf are DGC veterans @pix and
Esko ("firefyte"). We also got a voice message from Jozef ("jozy")
who interviewed his mum!

Thanks to all, we can't do this without you. If you also want to send a voice message you can email it to club@dosgameclub.com

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๐Ÿ’พNEW PODCAST๐Ÿ’พ We take a look at THE LAST EXPRESS, directed by Jordan Mechner and published by Brรธderbund in 1997

Using a striking rotoscoped visual style, this game is definitely very unique. But is it any good? Listen to find out!

dosgameclub.com/last-express/

IF I ADD THE MOUSE DRIVER TO MY CONFIG.SYS I HAVE NO MEMORY FOR THE SOUNDBLASTER, OR I CAN DISABLE MSCDEX BUT THEN THE CD-ROM DOESN'T WORK

Of course, the best feature of Indy 500 is the real reason we watched racing irl as kids. The crashes!
The game offers instant replays at any time very easily. Curser keys pause, rewind, change camera angles.
It doesn't hurt that crashes result in very cool sound and explosion effects.
I'm sure crashes happened more than they needed to in this game ;)

New month, new game!

In August we'll take a look at EYE OF THE BEHOLDER (Westwood/SSI, 1991)

Come join the discussion over at dosgameclub.com

Next month @dosgameclub is playing Eye of the Beholder and while I'm going to stick with the DOS version for my playthrough, the soundtrack for the Sega CD version is really cool
youtube.com/watch?v=dtqLs4Iu9x

๐Ÿ’พ NEW PODCAST! ๐Ÿ’พ Real-time strategy was all the rage in 1997 when Australian-based developer Beam Software released their take on the genre with KKnD: Krush, Kill 'n' Destroy

What's this all about? Is it any good? Listen to find out!

dosgameclub.com/kknd/

Also really fun and worth checking out: the original 1997 KKnD website that is still online! ๐Ÿคฏ

melbournehouse.kknd2.com/kknd/

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@Tijn @rnlf @tigerquoll Our shout out this month goes to
@aetataureate who has done over 60 (!) fantastic interviews with creators who have submitted games to itch.io's Queer Games Bundle 2022

Well worth a read: medium.com/@cdelbert

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Joining @Tijn and @rnlf is DGC-member @tigerquoll who appropriately enough is from Australia himself!

If you also want to join the podcast, you can join us on dosgameclub.com and/or send a voice message to club@dosgameclub.com ๐Ÿ“จ

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๐Ÿ’พ NEW PODCAST! ๐Ÿ’พ Real-time strategy was all the rage in 1997 when Australian-based developer Beam Software released their take on the genre with KKnD: Krush, Kill 'n' Destroy

What's this all about? Is it any good? Listen to find out!

dosgameclub.com/kknd/

Here's an interview with Jordan Mechner about The Last Express, scanned from the June 1997 issue of PC Zone.

Excuse edge cut-offs on p2. Wasn't prepared to gut the magazines. Thus I have *no* idea what's happening with the Moisturiser Man question. Chalk it up to the 90s.

Too wordy to alt-text, but full text of the issue can be found at archive.org/details/PC_Zone_51

#retrogaming #AdventureGames #TheLastExpress

I'm also going to try to play The Last Express for @dosgameclub so uh, we'll see how that goes

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New month, new game! In July we're playing 1997's The Last Express.

Designed by Jordan Mechner (Karateka, Prince of Persia) this adventure game features a unique style using rotoscoping

Join and discuss at dosgameclub.com !

It's The Last Express this month on @dosgameclub. This game isn't the direction I ever expected Jordan Mechner to take with rotoscoping but I'm all for it. I loved it when I played it a decade or two back.

It's got a particularly nice embossed box with the possibly unfortunate inclusion of a free strategy guide that I made far too liberal use of last time. Years later, I don't remember any of the specifics so I'm going to try to avoid using it this time around.

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