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by MrFlibble
Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: The Caesar Series
Topic: Caesar II Win95 demo?
Replies: 0
Views: 3307

Caesar II Win95 demo?

The downloads page at Sierra's old website ( Wayback Machine link ) mentioned two demo versions of the game: Caesar 2 (Windows 3.1x version) caesar2.exe Playable demo, 2837 k This city-management simulation from Impressions will put you in the heart of the Roman Empire! Caesar 2 (Win95 version) csr2...
by MrFlibble
Tue Dec 30, 2014 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Free Games & Demos
Replies: 68
Views: 138613

Re: Free Games & Demos

Here's a couple recent freeware releases:
In Pursuit of Greed (plus source code)
Tailchaser
by MrFlibble
Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: The Caesar Series
Topic: Ceasar I free giveaway back in 1999 - early 2000s
Replies: 4
Views: 4953

Re: Ceasar I free giveaway back in 1999 - early 2000s

adeyke wrote:Wikipedia lists it as a "[Game] no longer freely distributed".
Thanks for the clarification!
by MrFlibble
Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:04 pm
Forum: The Caesar Series
Topic: Ceasar I free giveaway back in 1999 - early 2000s
Replies: 4
Views: 4953

Ceasar I free giveaway back in 1999 - early 2000s

This is something I've just learned from this old post: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/freeware-news/conversations/messages/969 Apparently back in 1999 and the early 2000s the full version of Caesar was available fro a legitimate download from Impressions Games' website: http://www.impressionsg...
by MrFlibble
Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:24 am
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Free Games & Demos
Replies: 68
Views: 138613

Re: Free Games & Demos

A while ago I found a shareware version of a DOS FPS called Alien Cabal . While being essentially a 2.5D first-person game typical of early-mid nineties, it tried to take a more realistic approach to level design, similar to Duke Nukem 3D and later games. However, Alien Cabal was released in late 19...
by MrFlibble
Fri Aug 01, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Various classic gaming websites
Replies: 31
Views: 11505

Re: Various classic gaming websites

For example you might want to know what magazines published a certain demo (or free full) version. If it was not downloadable off the Internet but only distributed on magazine cover CDs (e.g. for file size considerations) then this feature is really helpful. On another note, an interesting YouTube c...
by MrFlibble
Fri Jul 25, 2014 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Various classic gaming websites
Replies: 31
Views: 11505

Re: Various classic gaming websites

There's one feature there which may be not self-evident, if a file interests you you can click on the magnifying glass icon to the left of the file name, and the search engine will provide you with all entries in the database which have exactly the same size and extension. Hallfiry kindly reminded ...
by MrFlibble
Sun Jul 13, 2014 5:45 am
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Various classic gaming websites
Replies: 31
Views: 11505

Re: Various classic gaming websites

Hallfiry 's CD Index is a really powerful tool to research various releases of old games. There's one feature there which may be not self-evident, if a file interests you you can click on the magnifying glass icon to the left of the file name, and the search engine will provide you with all entries...
by MrFlibble
Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Various classic gaming websites
Replies: 31
Views: 11505

Re: Various classic gaming websites

Hallfiry's CD Index - an incredibly powerful search engine that allows to view contents of more than two thousand magazine cover disks from the 90s and the 2000s. Prominent English, German, French, Polish and other magazines are featured, and links to CD images are present where possible (including...
by MrFlibble
Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Free Games & Demos
Replies: 68
Views: 138613

Re: Free Games & Demos

Yeah, I figured the blog is in Spanish (since it has links to Spanish Wikipedia). Here's some of the interesting games from the database that caught my attention: Tecno - The Base - a futuristic FPS made in the early 2000s style, although apparently it was released much later than that. PaybackTime ...
by MrFlibble
Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Free Games & Demos
Replies: 68
Views: 138613

Re: Free Games & Demos

Just found this really huge blog dedicated to liberated games: http://juegosliberados.blogspot.com/ It's in either Spanish or Portuguese (can't tell because I'm not very familiar with both languages), but everything is pretty self-explanatory. The blog seems to feature quite a few really obscure gam...
by MrFlibble
Fri May 31, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Free Games & Demos
Replies: 68
Views: 138613

Re: Free Games & Demos

3D Realms' Shadow Warrior is now free on Steam.
by MrFlibble
Fri May 03, 2013 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Free Games & Demos
Replies: 68
Views: 138613

Re: Free Games & Demos

Beaucomm Interactive In Search of Dr. Riptide : Riptide.ZIP Broderbund Software Prince of Persia : pop1.zip Prince of Persia 2: pop2.zip , pop2.sea.hqx Free Enterprise: fedemo.exe Logical Journey of the Zoombinis: mud16.exe , mud32.exe The Last Express: sndclips.zip Core Design Tomb Raider: tomb1.z...
by MrFlibble
Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Free Games & Demos
Replies: 68
Views: 138613

Re: Free Games & Demos

Some original demo files are still available from archived copies of developer/publisher websites preserved by the Wayback Machine : Beaucomm Interactive Operation Carnage : carnsw10.zip ENTOMBED Enhanced : ent21eng.zip , ent21frn.zip , ent21ger.zip Bitmap Brothers Z (English demo): e_zdemo1.zip , c...
by MrFlibble
Tue Apr 23, 2013 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Free Games & Demos
Replies: 68
Views: 138613

Re: Free Games & Demos

The original full DOS version of Amulets & Armor has been released as a free download this Sunday, and is available from the new official website:
http://amuletsandarmor.com/download.htm