How Far We’ve Come: Review – Dune II (DOS)

August 5, 2010

With the release of Starcraft II, it’s fun to look back at the origins of the Real-Time-Strategy genre and see just how far we’ve come.  And by “fun”, what I really mean is “not the least bit fun.”  Here’s a modern look back at one of the most awkward, clunky and slow RTSes ever made.  Probably because it was the first.

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Retro gaming takes flight with U.N. Squadron

May 6, 2010
So as I sit waiting for one of my favorite childhood franchises to download, Starcraft 2 Beta, I tried to think of what obscure game I could talk about.  Great titles went through my head; Faxandu, Super FX Racing, Milo’s Astro Lanes, Panzer Dragoon, Bug, Firepower 2000, even Link 2.  But then it hit me, like the 100% install bar for SC 2, U.N. Squadron!
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