We may have entered this modern world but we still miss our old days when we started our trip with our PCs, playing classic DOS games on our 386 and 286 systems. Interesting thing is, some of those games are still played by many people.
Those who got low memory laptops, Unix-based systems, DOS emulators or low graphics on their PC, would thank God for these classic DOS games that can run better on your computer as compare to modern games. Though the graphics and sound effects sucks, don’t forget these games are quite old.
You can download these DOS games from many sites, for free. So, here are the reviews of some classic DOS games you might want to check out:
Xargon is an epic fantasy plus action game. To advance the game, you have to counter various obstacles on your way on each level and to pass each level, the player must find the exit. It is an intriguing action game and you are provided with lots of weapons, like fireballs, laser bolts and rocks, to kill the monsters. The graphics of this game are better, if you consider other old games.
A grasping puzzle game presenting an array of blocks, which can be moved across the screen. The goal of the game is to finish all the blocks in a level by matching same type of blocks within a time limit. There are over 100 levels in this game, can you believe it?
3. Commander Keen
This classic DOS game is still fun to play. You goal is to find the pogo stick, which enables continuous jumping. You can find ray guns to kill your enemies and don’t even try to touch your enemies- it will kill you. It’s cheating but just to give you a hint; level 1 and 3 contains secret passages. Now, it’s your headache to find them.
4. Captain Comic
It is an adventure and action bearing classic DOS game. The story-plot of the game is to find the three artifacts; The thousand coins of Tenure, The crown of ages and The mystical gems of Lascorbanos. To find them, player has to travel through different stages and the game ends when you succeed.
5. Duke Nukem
It’s a 2D action game with interesting game plot. You have to kill your enemies and pass several obstacles to exit each level. The main goal of the game is to find and defeat Dr. Proton, whom you will encounter on the last level.
It is a real classic DOS game and is still discussed on Slashdot. So, download it in your PC and enjoy this action and run-and-gun game.
Yes, we are talking about the cute little alien ‘Cosmo’. Cosmo is the main character of the game with hands like suction-cup. You player, Cosmo, can make high-jumps and hanging which will help you passing each level.
Jumping on enemies will kill them and you can also collect bombs for that matter. There are also shield cubes which will make Cosmo invisible for some while. So, enjoy this classic DOS action game.