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Old Dec 12, 2012, 04:19 PM   #1
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GOG.com Offering Classic FPS Duke Nukem 3D For Free




GOG.com, the classic PC game store, is giving away Duke Nukem 3D free for a limited time. Duke Nukem 3D was one of the most revolutionary games of its time, pushing boundaries of tastefulness, obscenity and nudity within a video game.

This particular version is the Atomic Edition of the game includes bonus episodes, new weapons and enemies. It also supports a number of fan made mods.
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Duke Nukem, the politically incorrect celebrity and ultimate alien ass kicker, defends Earth and its babes from alien invasion.

He is a can-do hero who realizes that sometimes innocent people have to die in order to save Earth, so accuracy of gun fire is not a real concern to him. This is the award winning game that helped define the FPS genre and introduced unparalleled interactivity and a talking main character.
Duke Nukem 3D is a scant 35MB and requires Snow Leopard or above. The game is available free through Friday December 14th..

Article Link: GOG.com Offering Classic FPS Duke Nukem 3D For Free
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 04:39 PM   #2
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1. -> 2. -> 3. -> 4.

1. "Your face, your ass, - what's the difference?!"

2. "You're an inspiration for birth control"

3. "Hmm, don't have time to play with myself."

4. "You wanna dance?"


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Old Dec 12, 2012, 04:49 PM   #3
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It's also available for Windows XP/Vista/7/8.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 04:49 PM   #4
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I still have this on my G3
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 04:54 PM   #5
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Got it! Thanks! Get some!
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 04:54 PM   #6
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I probably still have an original boxed copy of the Atomic Edition someplace but I might have to grab this just for the 113 free Duke ring tones!
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 04:57 PM   #7
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I never played this until it came out on iPad. Weird.

The cheesy graphics only served to make me miss Descent more.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 05:34 PM   #8
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If you can get past the graphics, it is still fun to play.
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It's time for me to kick some ass and chew some bubble gum...and no, I'm NOT all out of gum either. Plenty of both on the way!

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Old Dec 12, 2012, 05:43 PM   #10
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Loved that game in my childhood. (Yes, my parents neglected me.)
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 05:46 PM   #11
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Funniest game I ever played. Graphics are very outdated though.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 05:52 PM   #12
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A shame you can't change the controls. I'd like to strafe, the keys are somewhat nasty placed though.

You can save at any time though, so it's still more modern than so many of the ****** consol crap games of today.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 05:58 PM   #13
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I just bought this last month! Damnit!
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 06:10 PM   #14
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Funniest game I ever played. Graphics are very outdated though.
Then try this.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 06:10 PM   #15
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Still better than Duke Nukem Forever
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5. "Shake it, baby!"

6. "Damn.. I'm lookin' GOOOOODD!"

7. "It's time to kick ass and chew bubblegum... and I'm all out of gum."

8. "Damn. Those alien b******s are gonna pay for shootin' up my ride!"

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10. "This is KTIT! KTIT! playing the breast....errr... the best tunes in town!"

Love that game. I'm all over this like fat tick on a lazy dog when I get home tonight.

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I bought this for $5 for my iPhone a few years ago... Controls made it completely unplayable. For free on my Mac I guess I'll give it another shot. My parents didn't neglect me, they made me play the relatively mild Doom (loved that, by the way.)
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 08:05 PM   #19
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I played this game as a kid. Man, the graphics look so horrible on a 27" screen.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 08:23 PM   #20
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Deal Ends on Friday Dec 14th 14:59 GMT

http://www.gog.com/news/holiday_gift...nukem_3d_pcmac

The article you linked to has the end date wrong. The GOG winter sale ends Jan. 3rd, but this is a special promotion ending earlier.

They also have another special promotion (not free, but even higher discount for the bundle) on on classic Bullfrog games (Syndicate, Dungeon Keeper, Theme Hospital, Magic Carpet, etc ...), many of which have Mac versions without needing to port them yourself (Boxer-DOSBox).

http://www.gog.com/promo/bullfrog_favourites

Sale ends in roughly 12 hours.

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I played this game as a kid. Man, the graphics look so horrible on a 27" screen.
There is an open source engine called "eDuke" which might improve things:

http://eduke32.com/

Caveat: I've not used it myself.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 08:37 PM   #21
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I used to play DOOM all the time with my buddies on a dial-up 14.4 modem. Those were the good ol days!
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 08:55 PM   #22
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I'll be sure to get this before the January 3rd deadline. This game brings back so many memories.

But what's up with the heavy system requirements for both Mac and Windows?

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Minimum system requirements: Windows XP or Windows Vista, 1.8 GHz Processor, 512MB RAM (1 GB recommended), 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7 (compatible with DirectX 9 recommended), 2GB HDD, Mouse, Keyboard.

Minimum system requirements (Mac): OS X 10.6.8 or later. Processor: Intel Core Duo 2GHz+ Memory: 1GB of RAM Graphics: 64MB of video memory

Practically 2GHz CPU and 1GB of RAM for both systems! I remember the Win 95 beige box that I installed Duke Nukem 3D on as a kid didn't have anything close to that and it ran the game just fine. It was something like a 200MHz Pentium II CPU, 128MB of RAM, a 1MB GPU, and less than 1GB HDD. I still have my original Duke Nukem 3D box and disk somewhere. I should dig it out and post it up on here!
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I played this game as a kid. Man, the graphics look so horrible on a 27" screen.
30" ACD never looked so bad.
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A shame you can't change the controls.
You can, but you have to do it before launching the actual game. Just open it and click Game Setup.
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DealNews are reporting it wrong. The deal lasts until 14.59 GMT on Friday 14th December.
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