Writes Joe: One of the last old school Apogee/3D Realms games was released 20 years ago today. On May 13, 1997, 3D Realms released the original Shadow Warrior to the world. The very anticipated next game from the makers of Duke Nukem 3D, Shadow Warrior followed in much the same path as Duke Nukem 3D did. Over the top weapons and action, and an even more over the top game hero.
This article isn’t one that will go into the nitty gritty of game development, just a few fun memories of people, events, and things relative to Shadow Warrior. Here’s a quick look back at the second major Build game we released 20 years ago today.