Shacknews - John Keefer

There has been a resurrection of classic RPGs lately, with Baldur's Gate, Wasteland and Shadowrun all in the news. If this nostalgia is making you hungry for more, GOG has a great deal for you this weekend.

The 1997 classic Fallout is available for free from GOG's online store until 11:59 p.m. GMT on April 8. It usually sells for $5.99.

Although GOG recently changed its name to reflect a new retail model of offering newer games, it's nice to see they still cater to us good old gamers.

Shacknews - Alice O'Connor
Fallout and Fallout 2 composer Mark Morgan has released a remastered version of his soundtracks for the seminal RPGs, available free on FileShack or Aural Network.

The twenty-four tracks--sixteen from Fallout, plus the eight original tracks in Fallout 2--come in 320kbit MP3 format, remastered and mixed by Vladislav Isaev.

The original Fallout and Mark Morgan's 'Vault Archives' cover.

Morgan also composed the wonderful soun...

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Shacknews - Alice O'Connor
Prolific Fallout 2 modder 'killap' has released new versions of his two acclaimed mods, the Unofficial Fallout 2 Patch 1.02+ and the Fallout 2 Restoration Project.

The Unofficial Fallout 2 Patch 1.02+ fixes over a thousand bugs that were still left in Fallout 2 after its final patch, with complete saved game compatibility with v1.02.

Vanilla Fallout 2, and the high...

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