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Offline JoomX

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Going retro - again...
« on: May 07, 2013, 07:08:02 PM »
Well, our internet went down for a little while again this afternoon and I had a few minutes to do something different, so I got Doom 3 out of the closet and installed it.  Had forgotten how good that game was.  Totally surprised it ran on Win 7 Ultimate, but it works great.

Time will be spent going through that one again...  ;)
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Re: Going retro - again...
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2013, 08:34:16 PM »
Hey Joom, have you heard of the recent game Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon?  It looks totally awesome and has a sweet 80's style to it with references to all kinds of great 80's movies and music and such.  And from what I understand, it's got that run-n-gun style to it (at least, that's one way to play... you can go stealth if you want, but either option is viable).  You DON'T need to original Far Cry 3 to play (it's a standalone game), and is reasonably priced (something like $20-30).
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Re: Going retro - again...
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2013, 09:39:06 PM »
Hadn't seen it out, tJ, but I really enjoyed the first Far Cry.  A long, long time ago.  It had a great timeline, great gameplay, and all the right stuff.

Another one I miss is the original Serious Sam.

I'll look for Far Cry 3...
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