OS X Marathon 20th Anniversary

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by MichalM.Mac, Dec 22, 2014.

  1. MichalM.Mac macrumors regular


    Mar 26, 2006
    Marathon was released 20 years ago. Happy Birthday Marathon.

    I posted similiar thread at IMG -> http://www.insidemacgames.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=47368
    I may not be the most hardcore Marathon player but I think 20 anniversary if fitting time to talk about Marathon and somebody has to make those threads :-D

    I played it a lot of multiplayer when I was a kid. We had 3 old Performas connected with coax cable (BNC connectors, remember those? They had TERMINATORs :-D). It was legendary. Me and my best friend had a lot fun with various challages like rocket launcher shootout between two galleries in Waldo World Arena. We also used to team up against these guys http://marathongame....i/Cyborg_(enemy) in Beyond Thunderdome (Durandal) until one of us blasted cyborg AND his "teammate".

    So If you have any funny story or tresured memory of Marathon, feel free to share :)
  2. Solomani macrumors 68040


    Sep 25, 2012
    Alberto, Canado
    awww you got my hopes up.

    For a second, I thought you were posting news about a newly-released Marathon 20th Anniversary Enhanced Edition.
  3. Huntn macrumors P6


    May 5, 2008
    The Misty Mountains
    My first and best multiplayer arena shooter. Was amazed this coukd be accomplished with networked computers in 1994. I upgraded to a PowerPC to play it. :) It put Doom to shame. Played it for 8 years. :)
  4. txa1265 macrumors 6502a


    Aug 15, 2002
    Corning, NY
    Total classic! As I was Mac & PC even back then I had this on the Mac and Doom, etc on the PC ... and was a happy shooter fan! :)

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