There exists a generation in between Generation X and the Millennial Generation that has been called The Oregon Trail Generation. This is because those of us, myself included, who are of a certain age fondly remember spending hours playing The Oregon Trail. But The Oregon Trail as a game doesn’t belong to just one generation, it belongs to everyone.Declassify >
Retro Gaming Revisited
Developed by Papyrus Design Group and distributed by Electronic Arts (EA), Indianapolis 500: The Simulation, known as Indy 500, was simplistic and grand all in a singular game that was released for DOS and Amiga.Declassify >
One of the more endearing parts of the Duke Nukem franchise from Duke Nukem 3D to Duke Nukem Forever and everything in between are the quotes that spew from Duke’s mouth throughout the gameplay in single-player and multi-player modes.
With that in mind, I have compiled a list of the top 50 things Duke has said throughout the franchise. They are full of pop culture references and quotes from other characters; Yoda from Star Wars and Ash from the Evil Dead franchise, as well as some great quips putting down other entities, such as the Quake and short-lived XFL.Declassify >
Old School Magic
Back in 1997, two of my worlds collided, when Wizards of the Coast and MicroProse came together to release Magic the Gathering: Duel of The Planeswalkers, also known as Shandalar.Declassify >
Although games and series may continue on after company or licence acquisitions, mergers and bankruptcy, the original developers who created the games can at times be forgotten, but that’s now how it should be.
Game developers deserve the same recognition that the original artists get when their songs are covered by newer or different musical acts. In truth it’s their legacy, because like the original artists who wrote the musical notes and lyrics of a song that gets covered, these original developers created the script and code to the original game and that should not be forgotten.Declassify >