I'm on a real late-90s PC gaming kick lately. Revisited Dungeon Keeper 2 last night, and what a great decision--though, as usual, it took some jiggering to get it working on Windows 7. After a little over an hour of graphical corruption issues and crashing, I noticed the discreet "3dfx" logo at the bottom of the menu screen. Where's a Voodoo 2 when you need one?
After disabling hardware acceleration/Glide, it's now running acceptably in Windows 2000 compat mode, and what a game. Even the basic tunneling/Imp mechanics are endless satisfying to me. I'll have to load up DOSBox and give the original a spin later tonight.
The reading material: