SecuROM – The PC CD-ROM DRM that broke games | MVG

The early days of PC gaming on DOS and Windows were great. Most games took up less than a single megabyte and could fit on a floppy disk. By the time DOOM came out in 1993, VGA graphics were standard and game storage had increased. Games would come on multiple discs, as much as five or six for some of the larger games. Floppy disks were the main source of media storage that is until 1993 when Brøderbund released Myst.

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LGR – Wacky Wheels – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] “Super Mario Kart.” Not only is it the third-best selling Super Nintendo game of all time, but it’s almost entirely responsible for the kart racing video game genre. It was also a great showcase for the system’s Mode 7 graphics mode, which allowed for impressive 3D environments for a console at the time. Of course, if you were a PC gamer like me and wanted a similar kart racer, then screw you, man. That is, until 1994 with the

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Microsoft History: Windows, Office, IE and Xbox 360

Computer tech company Microsoft was formed in 1975 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This was when Paul Allen and Bill Gates developed language software for the Altair microcomputer and sold it to the electronics company MITS. The software was then distributed under the name Altair BASIC, and it became the PC’s first computer language program. With Gates as CEO, the company name Microsoft was chosen and registered in 1976 as an amalgamation of the words “microcomputer” and “software.” Microsoft continued developing

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LGR – Prezzie Hunt – PC Game Review

[deep sigh] – Hey! – Auughh! Do you have to do this every year? Uh, ya know what time o’ year it is? – Know what time o’ year it is?! – Lemme guess. It’s December. – Yeah! – Mmm, yes. – Say it! – No, no, no… – Fine it’s time for Christmas Lazy Game Reviews! – Mmm, Christmas… Hope you’re happy. [electronic version of “Silent Night” plays] [fizz, sip] Aahhh! [typing] Quite often with Christmas games, the goal

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LGR – Reader Rabbit – DOS PC Game Review

[intro music] [typing] If you ask me, the most effective edutainment games are the ones that don’t simply entertain kids but feature a specific set of skills that can be developed by playing. Like the game we’re looking at here– eh, yeah… oh… If only I could play the game and learn to read, so I could let you know what this is called. But how do I know if I’m holding up the correct disk if I don’t already

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LGR – Pizza Worm – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] You know, there’s just some foods that go together naturally, like they’re made for each other. Chips and dip. Bacon and eggs. Bread and butter. Pizza… and worms! Mmm, yes. Pizza Worm. This is a freeware game from 1994 developed by Sami Lehtinen from Finland and released under the name Zorlim Software. It was actually his only completed game, as he previously worked on a clone of Rhett Anderson’s Arcade Volleyball, succinctly titled Zorlim’s Arcade Volleyball, but that never

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FPS Drop Fix Windows 10 2020 | How to Fix Sudden Drop in FPS while Playing Games & Graphics Software

it is two-step process to a FPS Drop Fix Windows 10 go to start type re G edit click here to open it in the register editor click here to expand H key current user then expand systems FPS Drop Fix Windows 10 then click on game config store on the right side right click on game DVR FPS Drop Fix Windows 10 enabled then click in modify then change value data 1 to 0 then click on okay in

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LGR – Kings of the Beach – NES / PC Game Review

[sips] Ahh! [sounds of oceans waves] Yeah, so it’s summertime, which means you have to go to the beach. If you choose to. And stay out in the sun. And have all sorts of sand and crap all over you and listen to annoying HAPPY CHILDREN! And birds and look at men with hairy nipples and American flags. Speaking of hairy-nippled men, volleyball… is pretty much associated in my mind with summer. I was going to have an interesting little

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