Tag Archives: Strategy games

The Joy of Windows 98 SE (part 2)

Since I run my shiny new (old) Windows 98 installation inside VirtualBox, there are some things that just don’t work.  Like I mentioned below, Midi is one of them. But a lot of DOS functionality seems to be broken too.  I’ve noticed that whenever a DOS window opens, my screen goes black and all I […]

The Joy of Windows 98 SE (part 1)

Okay, I’m 15 years late in celebrating this operating system.  And I think I can only celebrate anything Microsoft or Windows at all because it fills a particular niche for me. This is odd for me to like Windows 98 so much, because it was Windows 95 and Windows 98 that taught me to hate […]

Forgotten Empires

I’ve mentioned before on this blog that I loves me some old stragety video games.  I particularly like Age of Empires and Age of Empires II, as they hit my history geek sweet spot in just the right way. So I was delighted to learn at the end of 2012 that an unofficial expansion pack […]