It’s a happy day for me when I learn something new about Quake — or any classic game, for that matter. My fresh factoid for today: a seemingly unused image in Quake‘s data files that actually plays an important role in running the game.
Who remembers Monolith’s Blood? One of several games made during the 90s on Ken Silverman’s Build engine, Blood distinguished itself by having a ridiculous array of weapons, from dynamite bundles and voodoo dolls to dual-wielding weapons (not a unique feature, but uncommon for the period). Now, it looks like we’re getting a “reboot”, thanks to…
Leisure Suit Larry Creator Al Lowe Is Selling The Original Source Code For King’s Quest, Police Quest And Other Sierra Classics
I have fond memories of old-school Sierra. The King’s Quest and Police Quest series in particular hold a special place in my heart. So, you can imagine how shocked I was to learn Al Lowe, the man behind Leisure Suit Larry, has put the source code for some of these games up for sale on…
With few exceptions, all games sold on Steam have their revenue split with Valve 70/30, the larger portion going to the developer. However, for the first time since the platform’s launch 15 years ago, Valve will offer titles that make over certain amounts a more generous share. But, far from helping smaller indies, the change…