ShadowCaster for PC DOS

PC DOS

The demo version of ShadowCaster includes a short scenario that is not part of the retail version release. Saving and loading is not available in the demo...

RPG 3D first-person fantasy action adventure
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ShadowCaster

Online version of ShadowCaster for PC DOS. ShadowCaster is a first-person/role-playing video game from 1993 developed by Raven Software and released by Origin Systems. A CD-ROM version was released in 1994, featuring two additional levels with new monsters, and replacing text boxes with FMVs and spoken narration through CD-DA audio tracks. The ShadowCaster used a heavily modified version of Wolfenstein 3D engine written by id Software's John Carmack and licensed to Raven Software, and features diminished lighting, texture-mapped floors and ceilings, walls with variable heights and sloped floors. The player takes the role of Kirt, a human with powers of shapeshifting. Among other forms, Kirt can become a huge cat-like animal, a floating tentacle-wielding gazer, and a dragon...

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Released in
1993
Publisher
ORIGIN Systems, Inc.
Developer
Raven Software Corporation
Platforms
PC DOS (1993), PC-98 (1994)

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ShadowCaster is currently playable only in version for PC DOS.

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EU Release, Front Cover
EU Release, Back Cover
Floppy Disk 3,5″

IBM PC with MS-DOS

Online emulated version of ShadowCaster was originally developed for the IBM PC and compatible computers, with MS DOS - Microsoft Disk Operating System. It is an OS for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft and released in 1981 as PC DOS 1.0.
MS-DOS was targeted at Intel 8086 processors running on computer hardware using floppy disks to store and access not only the operating system, but application software and user data as well. Progressive version releases delivered support for other mass storage media in ever greater sizes and formats, along with added feature support for newer processors and rapidly evolving computer architectures. Ultimately, it was the key product in Microsoft's development from a programming language company to a diverse software development firm, providing the company with essential revenue and marketing resources. It was also the underlying basic operating system on which early versions of Windows ran as a GUI.

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online game added: 2020-12-05, by dj