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Forum: Games Discussion 13-09-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,556
Posted By zirkoni
The "discuss this game" link on Batman - The...

The "discuss this game" link on Batman - The Caped Crusader (http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/919)leads to the thread of another game (Batman Forever (http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/599)).
Forum: Tech Corner 26-08-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By zirkoni
Is the drive encrypted? If not, then you can...

Is the drive encrypted?


If not, then you can easily get the data of the disk with a Linux live USB or DVD (of course your laptop also needs to support booting from one of those).


Another option...
Forum: Troubleshooting 20-07-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By zirkoni
These commands will switch DOSBox to maximum CPU...

These commands will switch DOSBox to maximum CPU emulation speed:

core dynamic
cycles max


You can type them at the DOSBox command prompt or set them in the DOSBox.conf file. Should make the game...
Forum: Approved Requests 20-07-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,788
Posted By zirkoni
And we never heard from her again... :cry: I must...

And we never heard from her again... :cry:
I must have been looking for Bedlam 2 CD/CD-image for 10+ years.
Forum: Forgotten Games Bureau 27-06-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By zirkoni
Was it a fighting game, you try to shoot the...

Was it a fighting game, you try to shoot the other players? And some kind of cave flying game?


Maybe Wings: https://youtu.be/vK82B3BjhaA


There are lots of similar Finnish games:...
Forum: Programming 03-05-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By zirkoni
C# + C++ = Beef:...

C# + C++ = Beef: https://www.beeflang.org/docs/foreward/


C++ almost definitely has better performance in most cases but if you're not making a Triple-A game with lifelike graphics and sophisticated...
Forum: Games Discussion 25-04-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,049
Posted By zirkoni
Like this: SET...

Like this:

SET PATH=%PATH%;C:\ULTRASND;C:\UTILS;C:\UTILS\DN;C:\UTILS\ZIP250;C:\UTILS\CDPLAYER;C:\UTILS\SEA;C:\UTILS\PSVIEW;C:\UTILS\PLAYMID;C:\UTILS\DOSMID;


Is there really a space in...
Forum: Troubleshooting 23-04-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By zirkoni
Getting old Windows games to run on a newer...

Getting old Windows games to run on a newer PC/operating system is not always the easiest thing to do, especially if you're not very knowledgeable about such things.


No idea what this is, looks...
Forum: Games Discussion 21-04-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,049
Posted By zirkoni
You have probably messed up the PATH environment...

You have probably messed up the PATH environment variable in DOSBox. You don't have access to any of the DOSBox internal commands on the Z-drive.

If you modify the PATH, you should do something like...
Forum: Games Discussion 07-04-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 32,262
Posted By zirkoni
A few lines on a CLI vs a few clicks in a GUI. I...

A few lines on a CLI vs a few clicks in a GUI. I wouldn't say easier, just different. But I guess most people are not familiar with using a CLI anymore.
Forum: Games Discussion 02-04-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,049
Posted By zirkoni
So, which one is it? Black screen or no...

So, which one is it? Black screen or no speech/music? Gravis sound doesn't seem to work but otherwise I'm not able to reproduce either issue.
Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 24-03-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,347
Posted By zirkoni
There's also the possibility of the virus...

There's also the possibility of the virus mutating. I'm no biologist/virologist but I'd think the more the virus spreads, the higher the possibility of a dangerous mutation.
Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 22-03-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,347
Posted By zirkoni
About 0.5% of people between the ages 15-64 who...

About 0.5% of people between the ages 15-64 who have caught the virus, have died. Of course, the percentage is the higher the older the people are but even for young adults it's around 0.2%.

There...
Forum: Gaming Zone 23-02-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
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, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
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, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
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, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,679
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, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,947
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, 04:39 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 61,553
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, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,689
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, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
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, 07:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,940
Posted By zirkoni
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Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 27-06-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,793
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, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,429
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, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,261
Posted By zirkoni
It's a Windows game, DOSBox won't help.

It's a Windows game, DOSBox won't help.
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