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Quake Setup Guide

Published on December 17, 2023

Quake is a very old game, with many source ports available, including the official Remastered version. Because of this, it can be very hard to find a good version to play, as many communities recommend different versions, and a lot of information available online is outdated or only relevant to specific ports. Many people don’t care much, and simply opt to play the Remastered version. Doing so will provide a decent experience, but this guide can hopefully provide an even better looking and playing version, with many of the enhancements one would expect from a modern rerelease, without any of the downsides of the Remastered version.... Read More

System Shock 2 Setup Guide

Published on July 24, 2023

System Shock 2 is regarded by many as a masterpiece. For the most part, this praise is deserved. However, while it’s atmosphere, sound design, and immersive sim elements are superb, it’s overall gameplay and balance leaves a lot to be desired. The AI has a number of oversights that allow it to be easily exploited and defeated with little effort once these exploits are learned. The game has also aged rather poorly from a graphical standpoint, as many of the models and textures are extremely lacking in detail and low resolution, even for games of the time.... Read More