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Forum: Games Discussion 11-03-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,288
Posted By Neville
The arcade and Genesis / Mega Drive versions were...

The arcade and Genesis / Mega Drive versions were pretty cool, thanks to the superior hardware. The computer versions, however... they were kinda meh. Activision did better with other Sega arcade...
Forum: Tutorials 19-02-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
I set up a 20 Mb. harddrive. It may or may not...

I set up a 20 Mb. harddrive. It may or may not have worked on a real machine, but PCem has something called PcemHD, a virtual controller that helps with older computer models and harddrives.

As for...
Forum: Offers 26-01-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 24,229
Posted By Neville
It's been a while... here's another offer,...

It's been a while... here's another offer, "Fighter Bomber" with all video modes available. Copies I had found so far only allowed for...
Forum: Request Games 20-01-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Neville
Thanks for checking this one out.

Thanks for checking this one out.
Forum: Request Games 18-01-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Neville
Sentinel with Tandy mode working.

I believe everybody is familiar with "Sentinel", a puzzle game by Geoff Crammond.

https://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/sentry_

However, there seems to be only one PC version online, and its Tandy...
Forum: Troubleshooting 31-12-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,967
Posted By Neville
That's probably because Earthworm Jim 1 and 2 are...

That's probably because Earthworm Jim 1 and 2 are DOS games, and they will need you to install DOS drivers for the Sound Blaster 16 in order to play any sound.

You can run them under Windows 9X,...
Forum: Tutorials 31-12-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,273
Posted By Neville
If you are into newer games than just plain DOS...

If you are into newer games than just plain DOS and your computer is powerful enough, you may prefer to install Windows 9X instead. Releases of Windows until Windows 98SE provide some Windows...
Forum: Games Discussion 27-12-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,249
Posted By Neville
There's a TXT manual available...

There's a TXT manual available here:

http://www.gamesdatabase.org/game/commodore-amiga/all-dogs-go-to-heaven

A pity but a PDF version seems to be unavailable :-(
Forum: Tutorials 18-10-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
Yes, a lot of those Windows Explorer clones...

Yes, a lot of those Windows Explorer clones retain the double screen interface of Norton Commander or DOPUS. I can easily see how nostalgia plays a part in that.

I don't personally keep old hardware...
Forum: Tutorials 18-10-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
Yes, some of those tasks are hampered by Windows...

Yes, some of those tasks are hampered by Windows poor interface and even poorer file explorer. I often need to use other programs such as Fast File Renamer to gets things done. I would entirely...
Forum: Tutorials 17-10-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
I wouldn't bother. Its compatibility (even for a...

I wouldn't bother. Its compatibility (even for a plain A500) is way below today's WinUAE.



I know about Launchbox, but I didn't know about the DOS version. Looks like something work trying. I...
Forum: Tutorials 17-10-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
OK, for my next trick you're going to need a...

OK, for my next trick you're going to need a high-end PC... does anyone remember "The System 16 Arcade Emulator"? It was one of the first arcade emulators I ever used, together with Callus and DOS...
Forum: Tutorials 17-10-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
Yes, packages like ClassicWB are great. I...

Yes, packages like ClassicWB are great. I re-tried Amiga in a box a while ago, couldn't even complete the install process... it was build for UAE v8.0.8!!

All I needed to "get" Amiga emulation is...
Forum: Tutorials 17-10-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
Yes, I undestood. CP/M for other systems has been...

Yes, I undestood. CP/M for other systems has been around since the 70s, or so I've heard.

Never heard of AIX before... to be honest I've only used Unix / Linux builds a few times, and Ubuntu was the...
Forum: Tutorials 16-10-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
CP/M coming up after DOS? I guess it's possible....

CP/M coming up after DOS? I guess it's possible. I used 8 bit computers before PCs, and sometimes I find hard to reconcile that PCs were a thing as early as in 1981.

I also like to browse older...
Forum: Tutorials 16-10-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
I've been hearing about CP/M for ages, but I've...

I've been hearing about CP/M for ages, but I've only used under the Amstrad PCW emulators. If I understood right, that OS was a precursor of DOS and CP/M programs could be run in several computers as...
Forum: Gaming Zone 14-10-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,778
Posted By Neville
They aren't supposed to be that "dumb". Check out...

They aren't supposed to be that "dumb". Check out this other thread: http://www.abandonia.com/vbullet/showthread.php?t=3688&page=4
Forum: Tutorials 07-10-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
This pretty much sums up my experience with PCs...

This pretty much sums up my experience with PCs that weren't PC clones... if anybody wants to talk about specific computers they used and, if possible, give PC emulation tips, I think this is the...
Forum: Tutorials 07-10-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
Today I'm gonna talk about the IBM PS/1 line from...

Today I'm gonna talk about the IBM PS/1 line from 1990, and more especifically the 2121 model.

The IBM PS/1.

http://i.imgur.com/4W0TFYw.jpg

The first PS/1 model was the 2011, with a 80286 CPU @ 10...
Forum: Tutorials 01-10-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
I tried using the "advanced mode" and couldn't do...

I tried using the "advanced mode" and couldn't do it myself. Thank you.
Forum: Tutorials 30-09-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
First of all, maybe I should explain why there...

First of all, maybe I should explain why there are so many PC clones... see, when IBM made their first PC model (the 5150, released in august 1981) they built it using off the shelf components, and...
Forum: Tutorials 30-09-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
I've decided I'll use this thread to talk about...

I've decided I'll use this thread to talk about peculiar PC machines I find about using emulation. My first PC was already 486/66 clone with SVGA graphics and a Sound Blaster, so I was a sort of late...
Forum: Tutorials 24-09-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
The Tandy...

The Tandy 1000.

https://i.imgur.com/CEu61jX.jpg

The Tandy 1000 was an economic PC clone developed by Tandy Corporation and sold in their Radio Shack stores. It's hardly known outside the United...
Forum: Tutorials 24-09-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,149
Posted By Neville
IBM PCjr and Tandy 1000, the almost PC compatibles.

I already mentioned these two computers in a previous guide, but since many DOS games offer some kind of support for them, I think a more in-depth explanation could be of interest to the...
Forum: Request Games 30-08-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By Neville
Until (if ever) DOSBox emulates the Hercules...

Until (if ever) DOSBox emulates the Hercules InColor (Hercules card with up to 16 colors) the only way to test the game is under PCem. If you set up this card and "Karateka" asks you to insert a...
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