Looking Glass Studios's 1994 first-person action-adventure for DOS and Mac: you are an unnamed hacker in a cyberpunk 2072 fighting an evil artificial intelligence. It is known for its true 3D environments and broad range of player motions. It has a sequel.

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Can I understand and play System Shock 2 without playing the original title or knowing much about it?

I saw that System Shock 2 was on sale at GOG, and got interested. Can I realistically play the game and follow on the plot without prior playing of the original? How connected are they?
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How do I get to the surgery machine on level R of System Shock 1?

On level R (the lowest floor) of System Shock 1, there's a surgery machine clearly visible near the anti-radiation chamber. It's blocked only by a force door, as seen on the screenshot below. I ...
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How do I get into the area blocked by force bridges on level 7 of System Shock 1?

In System Shock 1, on level 7, there's an area in the middle that is blocked by force bridges. See the screenshot below and in particular note the map MFD in the lower right: What you see here is ...
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Are there any examples of recreating SHODAN's voice effect?

All of this Portal 2 talk has caused me to return to System Shock 2 to hear SHODAN. Are there any tutorials detailing how that voice effect was made?
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Increase mouse pointer speed in System Shock Portable

I'm running System Shock Portable v1.2 and when I increase the resolution to 1024x768 or higher the mouse pointer speed slows down incredibly making the game nearly unplayable (I have to move my mouse ...