Xargon under Virtual PC

Xargon under Virtual PC

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Having got Jill of the Jungle to run - I think I will spend some time playing all of my old Epic Mega games.  It seems that though many of these games are quite different stylistically - they all use the same engine - which means that in order to avoid 'sticky keys' you need to run them in a DOS session under Windows 98.

Xargon is a strange platform game where you play an archeologist who gets sucked into an alternate world.  I never really got into this game - as the graphics seemed just a bit too weird.  Also - I could never get used to the fact that laser bolts were just mysteriously fired from my stomach with no sign of a weapon:

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Unlike Jill of the Jungle I did notice some performance issues with Xargon if I enabled the musical sound track.  Disabling the music made the game eminently playable.  If you want to try this game out for yourself you can download it from here: http://www.dosgamesarchive.com/download/game/157

Cheers,
Ben

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