GOG.com’s EA back-catalogue sale rolls on for another twenty-four hours

Dungeon Keeper

By on November 5, 2012 at 12:06 pm

Happy Monday, everybody! Let’s celebrate our return to work with a return to the good old days of classic EA gaming: GOG.com are having a mad sale on old EA titles.

Alpha Centauri, Dungeon Keeper, Theme Hospital, Wing Commander 1-4 (and Privateer), Ultima 1-9, Crusader, Starflight, Populous and many more are now on sale for the next twenty-four hours, with prices capping out at the astronomically high $2.39. Alternatively, you can buy all 26 games for $62.14. Savings!

What will you be picking up?

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OOOH Thankyou thankyou thankyou! I’ll be spending a bit of dosh tonight I think :D Wing commander games check, syndicate check, theme hospital? Check check!! Goddamn there’s some epic games in there for next to nothing :)

 

Sweet, just got Wing Commander 3 & 4, Magic Carpet and Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri

 

Unfortunately, GoG’s idea of Vista/7 compatability is to release the inferior DOS version of Dungeon Keeper and say “run it in DOSBox”. No thanks.

 

darthlondar:
Sweet, just got Wing Commander 3 & 4, Magic Carpet and Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri

Good man! I think I’ll get alpha centauri just to say i’ve got it! Then play it… then play it some more *loses sleep for 4 days*

 

nacimota,

That’s not so bad though. Technically it does support Vista/7 (via an emulator), plus it also means it’ll work on OS X and Linux, which in my opinion is far more beneficial in the long run.

 

ElectroTyrian,

The DOS version is lower resolution and does not support the later expansion packs, among other things. The Win95 version is preferable by far, if you can actually get the damn thing to work.

 
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