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Crispy Adventurers Club: MDK

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I'm not going to lie, fellow Adventurers, it got ugly out there in our Club's inaugural journey. The StarTropics world was riddled with unhelpful "helpers," dark corners hiding unpleasant secrets, and a disquieting amount of pig tookus. It was like a late night at Denny's. But the Crispy Adventurers Club never gives up; it simply forges ahead in a new direction. Specifically: MDK.

MDK logo

The eccentric visuals and dry wit of MDK still feel so fresh that I was surprised to find that the game came out more than a decade ago (in 1997, to be specific). Indeed, when I shared this with the rest of the office, the reaction was a unanimous "I'm old!" So feel young again by revisiting this distinctive, clever third-person shooter and reflecting on your experience in the forums.

The Club has some extra support this time from Good Old Games, aka GOG, which has given us 15 free-download codes so you can get your copy of MDK free of charge. [Editor's note: All the codes have been given away!] I'm excited about this because I've been a GOG fan since Day One. Its philosophy is pretty much in line with that of the Adventurers Club -- i.e., older games still have a lot of life in them. To that end, it sells cheap, DRM-free downloads of classic PC games. Check it out.

MDK screenshot

To get your MDK download code, post a comment below and we'll email it to you ASAP -- first come, first served. You redeem the code when you're checking out from GOG. And remember, as you're enjoying your free game, you are honor-bound to talk about it in the Crispy forums. A bunch of Crispy staffers are planning to join in on the fun, too, so it should be a good conversation.

(By the way, if you don't get in on the free-code action, you can still grab MDK from GOG for a mere six bucks.)

So fire up MDK, Adventurers, don your crazy black armor, and double-check your ribbon chutes! We'll see you in the field!