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Virus.DOS.Deicide

Hello everyone Today we’re taking at a family of viruses called Deicide. Now this virus is named this because the author actually names himself In comments inside the virus body. and his name, is apparently “Glen Benton” and Glen Benton, is the founder and lead singer of heavy death metal band “Deicide” Hence the name […]

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LGR – Jingle Disk for DOS Review

LGR – Jingle Disk for DOS Review

[grunt] [music: synth “Silent Night”] [fizz] [sipping] Ahhh… [typing] [music fades out] Greetings. As in greeting cards. They’re a pretty inseparable part of the Christmas tradition by this point, and have been for a really long time, but one thing that I really don’t get a chance to talk about normally is digital greeting cards. […]

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Quick Guide: Installing MS-DOS 4.X on Virtual PC 2007

Quick Guide: Installing MS-DOS 4.X on Virtual PC 2007

To install MS-DOS 4.X, you’ll need 3 floppy disks of MS-DOS 4.X setup. First one is “INSTALL”, second is “OPERATING”, and third optional one is “MS-DOS SHELL”. Let’s create a virtual machine first. Set the RAM at least to 16 MB. Hard drive can be set up to 2 GB. And before we start virtual […]

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LGR – Iron Blood – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Iron Blood – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] Why had I never heard of this until recently? This is “Iron Blood,” published in 1996 by Microforum and developed by Family Production, Inc. Hmm. Maybe that’s why I hadn’t heard of it. As far as company names go, it’s hard to think of one more drab than Family Production. But while it may […]

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LGR – Cross Country Canada – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Cross Country Canada – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] If your typical weekend looks like this, then you also probably consider the game Cross Country Canada to be a point of national pride. I’ve heard many describe this as the Canadian school kid’s equivalent to The Oregon Trail, and on the surface, the comparison makes sense. However, I’m sorry to burst your syrupy […]

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Apple’s MS-DOS Compatible 486 Macintosh from 1995!

Apple’s MS-DOS Compatible 486 Macintosh from 1995!

Greetings and welcome to a classic LGR computer thing! And this time we’ve got a fascinating hybrid system from 1995: the Power Macintosh 6100/66 DOS Compatible. Yep, this is an Apple product built to run both Mac OS and Microsoft DOS, with the ability to switch between the two at any time and even run […]

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LGR – Animal Quest – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Animal Quest – DOS PC Game Review

[PC speaker sounds] Kris: Hello, everyone. I am not the Lazy Game Reviewer. Although I am kind of lazy. I do review games… Eh, the point is that both Clint and I are covering edutainment titles this month, and both of us decided to start things off with Animal Quest. Now since it’s April 1st, […]

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LGR – Shanghai II Dragon’s Eye – DOS PC Game Review

LGR – Shanghai II Dragon’s Eye – DOS PC Game Review

[LGR Theme plays] [fizz, sip] Aahhh… [typing] You know, sometimes you’ve just had enough with life. You need to come home and play some games to forget that reality DOES indeed exist and it sucks. Killing virtual people or creatures is usually a great way to do that, but occasionally all those head shots and […]

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LGR – Monster Bash – DOS PC Game Review

[MIDI music] [typing] When it comes to platformers from Apogee, most people will remember Duke Nukem and Commander Keen, and for good reason. Those games were stellar examples of console-like gaming for IBM PC compatibles. But one that’s forgotten by many, but not here on LGR, is Monster Bash, developed and published by Apogee Software […]

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Virus.DOS.Avalon

Virus.DOS.Avalon

Hello everyone! Since it’s been about 3 months since the last MS-DOS video, figured we’d take a look at Avalon. Avalon is pretty standard, as far as MS-DOS viruses go. Infects both .COM and .EXE files, as they are run. And the changes that it makes are visible. So, go ahead and run it. We […]

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