Four SSI Rereleases

SNEG announces that four games from the DOS era from beloved publisher SSI are now once again available, playable on Windows. These are: Veil of Darkness on* and Steam (here's a trailer), Star General on* and Steam (here's a trailer), The Summoning on* and Steam (here's a trailer), and Dark Legions on* and Steam (here's a trailer). It's around 30 years since these were in their heyday, so it's understandable if you need this refresher, starting with Veil of Darkness:

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After a cargo plane crash, players find themselves in a remote village in a valley forgotten by time, where they discover something unimaginable. The shocking tale focuses on Kairn, a man driven by his insatiable thirst for power who wants to slay his own father and brothers all because of his insatiable thirst for power. He is a bloodthirsty monster that feeds on human flesh, accompanied by his pack of ghouls and werewolves. The only way to survive is to defeat this ruthless demon and his minions. Immerse yourself in this timeless horror adventure, that features cutting-edge mechanics, and fight for your life or die trying.

Star General was an innovative strategy that surpassed its predecessors in many aspects and is one of the gems from SSI’s “5-star general” series (alongside other cult classics like Panzer General, Pacific General or Fantasy General). The game features a two-level combat system offering both space and surface combat. Players can conquer enemy planets and develop them to meet their needs, which helps manage resources. Over 90 fully rendered 3D starships, more than 100 ground units, and multiple planet types are waiting for the best strategists. With over 100 hours of gameplay, Star General allows players to engage in multiple scenarios and play as one of the seven different races. Be truly ready if you want to step into this deep universe.

The Summoning is a fantasy RPG with a captivating and complex storyline that features unexpected twists and several possible endings. The game takes place in an extensive world full of mazes, castles, hidden passages, and dungeons. Not enough? During the journey, players can even travel to different dimensions. Collect clues, solve puzzles, interact with many interesting NPCs, and fight against numerous terrifying monsters. The game has 40 levels, promising more than 100 hours of thrilling entertainment.

In this dark fantasy game, players can create an army of up to 50 beings by selecting from 16 diverse characters, including Wizards, Trolls, Demons, Orcs, and Illusionists – each with unique powers and abilities. Your mission is to defeat the enemy's leader and claim ultimate power for yourself. The game features a variety of pre-set scenarios with different levels of difficulty, advanced artificial intelligence, and numerous set-up options that offer endless variations and basically unlimited playing time. Your goal is simple – seek out and destroy the opposing legion’s master, then wrest ultimate power for yourself!