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Forum: Specific games 06-09-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 85,738
Posted By Scatty
Be careful with Windows 95. Although it's been...

Be careful with Windows 95. Although it's been one of the simpler "pure" Windows versions, it's also the first Windows to boot right from the start, even if through Ms-Dos 7.1. You'd have to edit a...
Forum: Specific games 23-08-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 85,738
Posted By Scatty
Though I have no experience with PSP, I'm very...

Though I have no experience with PSP, I'm very sure that Fallout would need a higher Ms-Dos version than 5. I don't know if you can edit DosBox options file, dosbox-x.xx.conf, but if you can, try...
Forum: Tutorials 22-07-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,409
Posted By Scatty
Technically, my old originally 486-DX2 66 - later...

Technically, my old originally 486-DX2 66 - later upgraded to Pentium 100 and some little known Chinese 8MB PCI graphics card - had a 1MB Cirrus Logic SVGA card before the upgrade, supported with all...
Forum: Troubleshooting 13-05-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,313
Posted By Scatty
Try changing the following setting in...

Try changing the following setting in dosbox-x.xx.conf file under [cpu]:

from cputype=pentium_slow to cputype=386_slow


And see if that changes anything.
Also you could try lowering the setting...
Forum: O 28-04-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,011
Posted By Scatty
Not entirely true :) There's another, probably...

Not entirely true :) There's another, probably not entirely up to copyright rules, website which has tons of ROMs / games for every older (PS2 and down) console, arcade systems, handhelds, home...
Forum: Troubleshooting 26-04-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By Scatty
OPL3 should work as well, I remember having...

OPL3 should work as well, I remember having played Wizardry 7 in Ms-Dos many years ago with Soundblaster 16, so that is one card I could recommend. Not sure if that model was available for a PCI slot...
Forum: Troubleshooting 23-04-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By Scatty
Keep in mind that Windows 98 is not a "native"...

Keep in mind that Windows 98 is not a "native" Windows like XP and above, but still an operating system which sits on the partially hidden MS-Dos. As such, for MS-Dos games you need the drivers for...
Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 16-02-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1,811
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Views: 213,151
Posted By Scatty
Sorry to disappoint you, but she's not been here...

Sorry to disappoint you, but she's not been here anymore for quite many years now, just like many other people who used to be active here back then. Only very few still remain.
Forum: Introductions, Farewells and Returns 04-01-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,610
Posted By Scatty
Congratulations on the anniversary, Tracker. Not...

Congratulations on the anniversary, Tracker. Not many active people from then anymore, true.
Then again, abandonware is also kind of a dead scene now, too old for young people who can get it on GOG...
Forum: Gaming Zone 18-11-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,335
Posted By Scatty
Ultima Underworld and System Shock return

Looks like there's a new sequel to the original Ultima Underworld games, fresh finished:
Underworld Ascendant (https://www.underworldascendant.com/)
No clue how (if) good that one is, yet. It's...
Forum: Introductions, Farewells and Returns 15-11-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,352
Posted By Scatty
Yo!

Yo!
Forum: Gaming Zone 09-11-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,878
Posted By Scatty
So I guess bad reviews from people about part 2...

So I guess bad reviews from people about part 2 and 3 were true. Good to know, thanks Yoga.
Forum: Gaming Zone 08-11-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,542
Posted By Scatty
I don't know if DosBox by default emulates that...

I don't know if DosBox by default emulates that or not, but when I played Yendorian Tales Book I Chapter 2, it required an old Soundblaster driver called sbfmdrv.com to be loaded into memory with...
Forum: Gaming Zone 08-11-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,878
Posted By Scatty
No, why should it be? It was made by Origin,...

No, why should it be? It was made by Origin, owned by Electronic Arts, so by default an English language game.
Not a good game though, based on personal experience. There might be some fan-made mods...
Forum: Forum Games 07-11-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10,635
Views: 432,041
Posted By Scatty
And I'm the emperor of China. Nice try at ugly...

And I'm the emperor of China. Nice try at ugly advertisement attempt though.
Forum: Gaming Zone 05-11-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,878
Posted By Scatty
Congratulations on winning Risen 1 once again...

Congratulations on winning Risen 1 once again Yoga, and I think I can very well understand your wish to play it once more. Waiting to get it soon as well and see for myself.


Yendorian Tales Book I...
Forum: Birthdays & Celebrations 01-11-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Scatty
Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!
Forum: Tech Corner 30-10-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,787
Posted By Scatty
I'd second that from own experience. If you need...

I'd second that from own experience. If you need Windows XP for older games (or programs) it's a much better idea to get one of the older single-core desktops or laptops for cheap (about 100-150€...
Forum: Gaming Zone 28-10-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,878
Posted By Scatty
Didn't you write that killed a peasant earlier?...

Didn't you write that killed a peasant earlier? If somebody saw you doing that, the whole population in the game will know, if this game works any same as Gothic games. Or if you've been stealing and...
Forum: Tech Corner 27-10-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,787
Posted By Scatty
That, and Skype, have been getting some bad...

That, and Skype, have been getting some bad reviews from time to time, due to automatic bot spam programs and people sending unaware people virus links and attachments. Though it can be avoided by...
Forum: Tech Corner 21-10-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,787
Posted By Scatty
I believe those are not available in Home Edition...

I believe those are not available in Home Edition of Windows 10, at least I don't have those options, maybe Professional Editions have those options enabled. Although there is this little official...
Forum: Tech Corner 19-10-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,787
Posted By Scatty
Affirmative. Unfortunately, but true, you're...

Affirmative. Unfortunately, but true, you're forced to many things in Windows 10, though most of them can be de-activated through some more in-depth hacks, if you look them up online. But yeah,...
Forum: Gaming Zone 19-10-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,878
Posted By Scatty
Yeah, Lulu Jane... she's not been on AB for many...

Yeah, Lulu Jane... she's not been on AB for many years now, though she used to be big around here. Shame that.
Feeling honored ^_^
Yoga, I'd be very interested in how you find Risen 2 and 3 after...
Forum: Gaming Zone 19-10-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,878
Posted By Scatty
There's also another easy way - use this link to...

There's also another easy way - use this link to access all smilies. You can bookmark it like me, for future use as well. The above link for Smilies doesn't work for me at least, for some reason. The...
Forum: Tutorials 19-10-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,068
Posted By Scatty
Sometimes you'd be happy to keep the old real...

Sometimes you'd be happy to keep the old real thing ones, like for example you'll most certainly have some troubles running Knights of the Old Republic I on a Windows 10 machine, and most certainly...
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