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Downloads from PC World Online's FTP (http://ftp.pcworld.com/pub/games/):
o Alien Trilogy: atrilogy.zip
o Chasm: The Rift (v1.02): chasm.zip
o Chasm: The Rift (v1.32): cdemo.zip
o Destruction Derby 2: dd2idemo.zip
o Ignition: ign_demo.zip
o Revenge of Chang 3-D: changsw.zip

Downloads from Games/Terra
o Apache/Havoc: ahpusa.exe
o Gunship!: GSdemo.exe
o Jane's Combat Simulations: F-15: f15zip2.exe
o John Romero's Daikatana: daikatana_demo.exe
o Micro Machines 2: micro.zip
o Quake 3 (Demo Test): q3DemoTEST.exe
o Seven Kingdoms: 7kdemo.exe
o Su-27 Fanker: su27wn95.exe
o Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness: war2demo.exe
o X-COM: Terran Defense Force: xcomdemo.zip
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Because this version of the demo is incomplete, I've assembled a working one by adding missing files from the earlier demo and, by Litude's suggestion, TYRIAN.PIC from the Sound Blaster Live! patch. The archive with all the necessary demo files (plus a text file explaining that this is not an official distribution) is available here.

To replace French text on the sidebar in this version with the original English one, you can use this unofficial fix.
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Cool, nice work. :) I'll give 'er a test.

Other than demoscene fun, the full version is legitly available for free on Gog.com (with GOG account, of course! That's how they pullll-you-innnn!) and probably elsewhere: http://www.gog.com/game/tyrian_2000
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PaybackTime 2
o Shareware version: pt2.zip

The site which housed the free full version of the game (http://rflxn.com/pt2/) is down and not archived by the Wayback Machine, but a working download is found here.
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MrFlibble wrote:Sami Maaranen
  • UnReal World:
Some links that I found via the Wayback Machine are not working (the files were not preserved completely), but several versions were archived intact, and some are available elsewhere:

UnReal World
o v2.04 (15.01.1995): urw204.zip
o v2.051 (28.03.1995): urw2051.zip
o v2.071 (28.06.1995): urw2071.zip
o v2.08 (31.07.1995): urw208.zip
o v2.09 (19.01.1996): urw209.zip
o v2.15 (02.06.1998): urw215.zip
o v2.20 (11.11.1998): urw220.zip
o v2.30BETA (30.04.1999): urw230b.zip
o v2.70 (14.12.2002): urw270.zip
o v2.80 (24.05.2004): urw280.zip
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A potentially interesting repository of demo and shareware games:
http://www.dreamlandbbs.com/index.html
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Alien Cabal
o v1.2 shareware patch (DOS): updsw12.zip
o v1.2 registered patch (DOS): updfv12.zip
o v2.00 registered patch (Win32): Ver200.zip

[Edit] Another Wayback Machine copy of an HTTP downloads site:
http://www.gamesmania.com/english/common/demos/
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Downloads from Gamesmania Demo Depot (this is not the full list):
o Air Power: airdemo.zip
o Aladdin: aladdemo.zip
o Alien Rampage (v1.11): sdramp.exe
o Amok: amok.zip
o Amulets & Armor (v1.0): aademo1.zip
o Apache: apchdem1.zip
o Archimedean Dynasty: ad.zip
o Arena (v2.1): arena21.zip
o Ascendancy: ascdemo.zip
o Baldies (Win95): baldem.zip
o Battle Wrath: wrath.zip
o Cannon Fodder: cannon.zip
o Capitalism (v1.0): capdemo1.zip
o CyberMage: Darklight Awakening: cybrdemo.exe
o Deadlock (v1.20): dlddemo.zip
o Deep Fortress: dpfort.zip
o Discworld: discwrld.zip
o Eradicator (v1.02): eraddemo.zip
o F-22 Lightning II: f22demo.exe
o Halloween Harry in Zombie Wars: zwdemo1.zip
o Hind: The Russian Combat Helicopter Simulation: hind2.zip
o Hot Shot: hotdemo.zip
o In Pursuit of Greed (v4.0): greedemo.zip
o Iron Blood: iron.zip
o Jagged Alliance: deadly Games: dgdemo.zip
o Jane's Combat Simulations: Advanced Tactical Fighters: atfdemo.zip
o Out of this World: ootwdemo.zip
o Powerslave (beta): pwrslave.zip
o The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici: settlers2.zip
o War Diary: wardiary.zip
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Manaccom
o Down Under Dan: net_dan.exe speech1.exe speech2.exe speech3.exe speech4.exe speech5.exe
o Kingdom at War: net_kaw.exe
o Luna Ticks: net_lt.exe

Baron Baldric: A Grave Adventure
o v1.0 (11.12.1992): baronb.zip
o v1.0 (11.12.1992): BALDRC12.ZIP [claims to be v1.2; Precision Software Publishing installer]
o v2.1 (07.04.1993): DISK3590.ZIP [the installer is probably not original]
o v2.2 (25.04.1993): baron1.zip [the archive has some third-party files]
o v2.2 (25.04.1993): bald220.arj [German version]
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Galactix
o v1.0B (03.02.1992): galactix.zip
o v1.3 (26.06.1992): GALACT13.ZIP
o v1.3a (18.08.1992): GALACTIX.ZIP
o v1.3a.01 (02.09.1992): galac13a.zip
o v1.4 (24.01.1993): galac14.zip
o v1.5 (26.10.1993): GALAC15.ZIP
o v1.00 (Windows) (07.08.2000): galactixshr.exe
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MrFlibble wrote:Galactix
o v1.0B (03.02.1992): galactix.zip
o v1.3 (26.06.1992): GALACT13.ZIP
o v1.3a (18.08.1992): GALACTIX.ZIP
o v1.3a.01 (02.09.1992): galac13a.zip
o v1.4 (24.01.1993): galac14.zip
o v1.5 (26.10.1993): GALAC15.ZIP
o v1.00 (Windows) (07.08.2000): galactixshr.exe
O-my The LORD of all hosts! How foolish I have been. Checking out the Windows version the first thing this morning makes me realize what an idiot I am? haha The graphics are pretty good. The animations and sprite movements are not like mine. Mine flickers at the present moment. However, is it fun like fakeTRON? haha

It was interesting to play and I cannot judge it other than the fact that I consider the Windows version good enough to keep on my hard drive. Whether I want to register within 30 days is another story hehe

I don't know if I want to give away my secret hiding place. After all, the Tron producers might come after me for copyright infringement hehe Of course, I am just kidding. I do not make a penny that I can see in my pocket presently. However, I am having fun and hope others do too. I guess that is the most important thing.

On the side note of registering, it might not be a bad idea because as a producer I want to know whether others appreciate my works. It is unfortunate I have not gotten the chance to check other works out quite as often as I do this day. Even looking at someone else's work once every so often is a miracle when it comes to my selfishness hehe
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Well, checking out the game I decided to register officially Galactix and found out I had to pay $4.99 so I guess I have one thing over my competitors. hehe "my The LORD of all hosts" makes me give my games away freeware AND without registering!!!!!!!!!!!! However, I will give credit where credit is due and say the game does have extremely smooth graphics. I am poor and do not feel like asking my mom. However if it were free I would say it is worth it to register, BUT it is NOT free according to the license statement!!!!!!!!!!!! Yes, the website is current. I guess you have to make a living somehow.
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Hold up - that site is also selling Raptor: Call of the Shadows. I thought that game was released by Apogee?
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wardrich wrote:Hold up - that site is also selling Raptor: Call of the Shadows. I thought that game was released by Apogee?
Well, Mountain King Studios (formerly Cygnus Studios) are the developers of both Galactix and Raptor. Also IIRC Apogee only published the DOS version of the latter game.
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Here's some freeware shmup/space fighting game called Hell Fighter:
http://www.dracova.com/hellfighter/

It's both for DOS and Windows.
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Blue Byte Software
o The Settlers demo (German): siedemo.exe
o The Settlers II demo (English): s2demo.exe
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Depth Dwellers
o v1.0 (17.05.1994): depth.zip
o v1.3 (30.05.1994): depth13.zip
o v1.4 (24.06.1994): DEPTH14.ZIP
o v1.5 (25.08.1994): DEPTH15.ZIP
o Preview screenshots: DDPIC1.ZIP

[Edit] And a couple of MicroProse FTP mirrors:
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http:/ ... e.com/*
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http:/ ... nline/*
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