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How To Install and Play DOOM on Windows 10 in Hi-Resolution

Introduction I continuing with retro gaming we now will cover one of the games that started it all with DOOM. For this to work you will need to have a registered or purchased version of DOOM, the shareware version will not work. Head over to GOG.com and get a copy for a great price. I recommend Ultimate DOOM. Installation There are several pieces you will need to download. GZDoom which you can download... read more

SSL Cert Errors on Windows 10 When Installing Python 3 PIP and Python Modules Resolution

Introduction Recently ran into an issue when trying to install Python PIP using get-pip.py and Python modules using PIP. The error I was receiving was WARNING: Retrying (Retry(total=4, connect=None, read=None, redirect=None, status=None)) after connection broken by ‘SSLError(SSLCertVerificationError(1, ‘[SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed: unable to get local issuer... read more

How To Install and Play Quake 2 on Windows 10

Introduction In keeping with an earlier post on Installing and Playing DOOM 2 on Windows 10, I’d thought I made keep up the retro gaming theme and post how to install and play Quake 2 on Windows 10. Who doesn’t like playing the old PC games! For this to happen we will be using KMQuake II and will also need the quake2 3.24 patch which can be found at the same site. Of course you will need your... read more

How To Mount and Unmount ISO files using PowerShell

Withe Windows 10 the ability to mount ISO files (disk images) was added and you no longer have to use third party tools to mount them. In these post we will cover how to mount and unmount using PowerShell. Very simple and easy to execute. Open PowerShell as Administrator. Use the Mount-DiskImage cmdlet to mount the ISO. Syntax is: Mount-DiskImage -ImagePath "C:\FILE.ISO" 1 Mount-DiskImage -ImagePath... read more

How To Install and Play DOOM 2 on Windows 10

Introduction The old PC games were always a blast to play back in the DOS and early versions of Windows. The graphics weren’t the greatest but, they were great at the time. In this post we will relive the past and get DOOM 2: Hell on Earth running on Windows 10. So how are we to achieve this? In this case we are going to use Chocolate-Doom. Download Chocolate-DOOM Chocolate-doom supports the... read more

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