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First up, is Doom 64 TC! What is it? It's the PC version of Doom 64, with high res graphics, higher resolution, and mouse look!

Download is here:
http://www.doom2.net/~doomdepot/abs-download.html

If you have never played Doom 64, one of the cool things about it besides the improved graphics / models is the sound track and lighting. The original Doom's used basically midi-versions of 80's metal songs, which though good, don't fit the atmosphere of Doom's darker levels. When Doom for PSX, ( maybe 3DO or Jag? ) came out they had a new soundtrack / composer. I think personally, that soundtrack is one of the best and most fitting soundtracks of all time. Doom 64 uses the same composer, so the music is much creepier and fitting than the original Doom's.

You must have the Doom II wad's for these to work, but I know many of you probably bought the quakecon sale pack and should have them.

PS They also have high res mouse look versions of Doom 1 - 2. Even custom files to use the PSX music.



Second up:

Duke Nukem High Resolution pack. Duke Nukem Forever is actually right around the corner. Why not go back and play Duke Nukem 3D with high resolution graphics, custom resolutions, ect? Not only can you play through single player but you can still LAN this game.

Here is the link to the FAQ:
http://hrp.duke4.net/about.php

Downloads:
http://hrp.duke4.net/download.php

I've played through both of these and they are an absolute blast to this very day, and as far as fun factor goes they held up just about better than any other game.


Anyway.. I just thought I'd share, even though these might have had their own threads in the past.
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Thanks for the links doom. Personally, I find that doom even with the older graphics is just great the way it is and the music seems to fit in, but, I'll give this a try when I get the time. As for that high resolution for Duke3D, used it before, not bad smile.gif On a side note, the UT3 engine is also being used by some modders to recreate duke3D and they got the approval as well so we'll see how that goes biggrin.gif
    
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Oh I agree BigFan. To be honest with you I played Doom about 2 years late. I originally got Doom on PSX. I have such fond memories of playing that version in the middle of the night at my best friends house, dyamic lighting ( unique to Doom for PSX ), scary music, death match... with 2 PSX's, link cables, 2 TV's, and 2 copies of Doom. A PSX LAN if you will smile.gif. We were supposed to be asleep but we would play pretty much all night secretly from our parents. Sometimes my best friend would scream like a girl it was so scary, and wake up our parents. ^^.

Good times. I eventually got a PC the same year and got to enjoy Doom's and Duke's on there as well.

Just one example of the songs:
[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3srFl3KohE[/ame]
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