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Forum: Gaming Zone 23-02-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 70
Posted By zirkoni
Marketing? XD Nope, lots of people who had never...

Marketing? XD

Nope, lots of people who had never heard of UFO:EU before and played it for the first time in the 2000s still liked it. There were no adds/commercials for the game around when I first...
Forum: Gaming Zone 23-02-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 70
Posted By zirkoni
IMO, everything you wrote there is...

IMO, everything you wrote there is invalid.


Even if the games have bugs, we now have open source clones (OpenXcom and OpenApoc) that can fix all those bugs and improve the games in other ways as...
Forum: Gaming Zone 22-02-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 70
Posted By zirkoni
1) UFO: Enemy Unknown (you should try...

1) UFO: Enemy Unknown (you should try OpenXcom)
2) XCOM: Apocalypse (you should try OpenApoc)
3) Fallout
4) Elder Scrolls: Daggerfall (you should try Daggerfall Unity)
5) Commander Keen: Goodbye...
Forum: Troubleshooting 18-02-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By zirkoni
Very old? So, maybe it's also not powerful enough...

Very old? So, maybe it's also not powerful enough for a protected mode DOS game in DOSBox.


If you're already using core=dynamic and cycles=max, I don't really know what else you could try. Maybe...
Forum: B 28-12-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,342
Posted By zirkoni
I don't remember having any problems with this...

I don't remember having any problems with this game running in DOSBox:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oye2-9J-5EI (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oye2-9J-5EI)


I'm pretty sure I used this CD-image.

Did...
Forum: Games Discussion 27-11-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 59,235
Posted By zirkoni
Daggerfall Unity has reached alpha milestone. It...

Daggerfall Unity has reached alpha milestone. It means you no longer have to run the buggy DOS version but can use the open source clone instead.





https://www.dfworkshop.net/
Forum: Troubleshooting 18-11-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By zirkoni
The emulation speed of DOSBox depends on your...

The emulation speed of DOSBox depends on your CPU. 10k emulated cycles on one CPU does not necessarily run at the same speed on some other CPU.


Anyway, for those three games the default settings...
Forum: Forgotten Games Bureau 09-09-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By zirkoni
Maybe one of...

Maybe one of these:
https://www.mobygames.com/browse/games/nes/beatemup-brawler/
or these:
https://www.mobygames.com/browse/games/nes/fighting/
Forum: Games Discussion 25-08-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,111
Posted By zirkoni
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Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 27-06-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,399
Posted By zirkoni
DOSBox 0.74-3 has been released:...

DOSBox 0.74-3 has been released: https://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=67778


Still no 0.75 :mhh:
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-06-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,360
Posted By zirkoni
SVN = Subversion, software revision control...

SVN = Subversion, software revision control system


The DOSBox source code is stored in an SVN repository and is updated frequently. You can download it and compile DOSBox yourself or download one...
Forum: Troubleshooting 31-05-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,064
Posted By zirkoni
It's a Windows game, DOSBox won't help.

It's a Windows game, DOSBox won't help.
Forum: Troubleshooting 12-05-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,155
Posted By zirkoni
Try these: ALT+S Slow speed ALT+R Normal...

Try these:

ALT+S Slow speed
ALT+R Normal Speed
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-05-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,155
Posted By zirkoni
A 1991 game should not require many CPU cycles in...

A 1991 game should not require many CPU cycles in DOSBox, 5000-10000 should be enough.
That said, to get the most out of DOSBox run these commands (or edit the config):
core dynamic
cycles max

Are...
Forum: Troubleshooting 17-02-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,064
Posted By zirkoni
So you downloaded the game from some other site...

So you downloaded the game from some other site and then came here to ask for help running it?


Anyway, the first download site I found has this comment:

Maybe that helps? Seems like a weird bug...
Forum: Birthdays & Celebrations 12-02-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By zirkoni
Abandonia Pieces of Eight aka useless Internet...

Abandonia Pieces of Eight aka useless Internet points :mischief:



Anyway, thanks I guess...
Forum: Troubleshooting 13-12-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,729
Posted By zirkoni
Well, I didn't actually run the game so I'm only...

Well, I didn't actually run the game so I'm only guessing here.


There's a registry file (FROGGER.REG) that probably needs to be merged. The file setup.bat actually seems to do that:
regedit.exe...
Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 31-08-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,399
Posted By zirkoni
New official DOSBox version

A maintenance release 0.74-2.
And it looks like 0.75 is around the corner.


https://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=62150
Forum: Games Discussion 26-08-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 26,167
Posted By zirkoni
DOSBox or actual retro PC? Because DOSBox has a...

DOSBox or actual retro PC? Because DOSBox has a built-in keymapper, so you can use any controls you like. Keyboard keys can be mapped to gamepad and vice versa.
Forum: General compatibility fixes 20-08-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,783
Posted By zirkoni
So it's a bootable HDD image? Then you lose...

So it's a bootable HDD image? Then you lose access to DOSBox's internal commands (like mount and imgmount) and drives.



You can just install Windows 3.x directly in DOSBox, no need for a DOS...
Forum: Gaming Zone 30-07-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,351
Posted By zirkoni
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5Xtspu1PL-A


V4CxuihJ2mo


STp_ZAefYas


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Forum: Troubleshooting 28-05-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,497
Posted By zirkoni
Windows 3.1 + PCem PCem is specifically...

Windows 3.1 + PCem


PCem is specifically designed for running older operating systems. I've never tried Windows 3.x in it but I've tested MS-DOS 6.22 and Win98.



It's not quite as "user...
Forum: Games Discussion 06-02-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 48,009
Posted By zirkoni
Disk B: default.trk Disk C: bernies.trk,...

Disk B: default.trk
Disk C: bernies.trk, cherris.trk, default.trk, helens.trk, joes.trk, skids.trk

And I'm pretty sure that default.trk is the same on both disks.
Forum: Birthdays & Celebrations 04-02-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By zirkoni
I'm not 30, you're 30! :cry:

I'm not 30, you're 30! :cry:
Forum: Games Discussion 11-12-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,806
Posted By zirkoni
I finished the game, with a final score of 1.3M....

I finished the game, with a final score of 1.3M. Didn't die even once. :max:

I cheated, I used savestates.
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