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Forum: Games Discussion 10-12-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,721
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Wow. Well, it can be assured, it seems, that...

Wow.

Well, it can be assured, it seems, that it's speed issue, because it was semi-fixed with "right" cycles.

So, I can suggest several solutions, depending on (unknown) reason:

1. If it's pure...
Forum: Games Discussion 07-12-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,721
Posted By Smiling Spectre
You are welcome. :)

You are welcome. :)
Forum: Gaming Zone 07-12-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By Smiling Spectre
There _is_ one circumvent, actually. From time to...

There _is_ one circumvent, actually. From time to time GOG opens so called "GOG Connect (https://www.gog.com/connect)" that takes into consideration about two dozen known indy titles from Steam. If...
Forum: Games Discussion 29-11-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,721
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Oh, so you slightly misguided me with machines...

Oh, so you slightly misguided me with machines mention. Machines do not matter so far as you have enough cycles to power DOSBox (i.e. anything newer than Pentium III. ;)

So, cycles would be my...
Forum: Games Discussion 28-11-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,721
Posted By Smiling Spectre
First at all, I would stop trying to use it on...

First at all, I would stop trying to use it on native Windows. Game is DOS, so much better to start it in DOSBox. It will give you unified background, and you could blame DOSBox developers, if error...
Forum: Gaming Zone 18-11-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Ascendant have bad reviews so far. Seems, it was...

Ascendant have bad reviews so far. Seems, it was released too preliminary. We'll see if it will became better.

I noticed this funny thing back when Spector was invited in the team for Underworld. (...
Forum: Forgotten Games Bureau 11-11-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Smiling Spectre
You have amazingly good amount of info. Too bad...

You have amazingly good amount of info. Too bad it's not enough to decipher game with sureness if you (me) never seen it.

It's obviously falls into "Adventure" and "FMV" categories.

So, wild guess...
Forum: Gaming Zone 09-11-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Smiling Spectre
You are overcomplicating things, Scatty. I just...

You are overcomplicating things, Scatty.

I just tried full version of Y3. Works fine (and really have sbdrv in game set. And simply run it with included sw.bat).

So most probably it's broken game...
Forum: Forgotten Games Bureau 07-11-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Smiling Spectre
While I never heard about the game, the plot...

While I never heard about the game, the plot strikingly similar to Hitchhiker's Guide to Galaxy. There President of Universe hijacks fastest ship prototype, Heart of Gold. :)

Coming to matters, what...
Forum: Gaming Zone 07-11-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,435
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Funny enough, I stumble on this trilogy...

Funny enough, I stumble on this trilogy approximately once per year. Mostly on Abandonia, but in other places too. :)
Forum: Gaming Zone 05-11-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,435
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Do you mean Clouds of Xeen, or World of Xeen? In...

Do you mean Clouds of Xeen, or World of Xeen? In first case you missed, like, 2/3 of the game...
Forum: Tech Corner 05-11-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,445
Posted By Smiling Spectre
"Fascist" is structure where (supposedly, at...

"Fascist" is structure where (supposedly, at least) everything made for sake of society, and there is one leader who (presumably) is the "Voice of the people", and every his action treated as last...
Forum: O 05-11-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,120
Posted By Smiling Spectre
1. I believe, it works for old-games.com, but...

1. I believe, it works for old-games.com, but only 2 files per day, no?
2. Oh, it's everywhere, in spades. Sorry, mistaken with OMF 2097.
Forum: Cold Cases 01-11-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Well, DOS-game can be the thing too. Actually,...

Well, DOS-game can be the thing too. Actually, DOS-market (especially in it's lower, shareware-freeware-port part) is still somewhat terra incognita, just as Windows 3.1. You always can found gem...
Forum: Tech Corner 01-11-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,445
Posted By Smiling Spectre
I am not sure that you use "fascist" word right,...

I am not sure that you use "fascist" word right, yoga. But it's your right, anyway. ;)
Forum: Cold Cases 31-10-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Well, totally. WinUAE is free, and there is also...

Well, totally. WinUAE is free, and there is also Amiga Forever (with embedded WinUAE) that sold tuned-up disk with Amiga games+Emulator long years already. Try to install game under emulator...
Forum: Cold Cases 30-10-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Is it looks like CarVup...

Is it looks like CarVup (https://www.mobygames.com/game/carvup/screenshots) maybe? This one haven't PC release, but maybe something similar...
Forum: Cold Cases 30-10-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Island Connection...

Island Connection (https://archive.org/details/islandconnexion) is straight remake.

Original presumably was on PC too, but it seems it's straight _port_, and never was published outside of Japan on...
Forum: Tech Corner 30-10-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,445
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Actually, it's not so great idea already. WinXP...

Actually, it's not so great idea already. WinXP is out of support, and Win7 is at brink of it. Essentially, it means that you either you had to tie yourself to old slow hardware to give XP a breath,...
Forum: Gaming Zone 22-10-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Confirming: it's Amiga. So you need Amiga...

Confirming: it's Amiga.

So you need Amiga emulator instead DOSBox, obviously.
Forum: Community News & Feedback 22-10-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 66,921
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Well, theoretically speaking, screenshots always...

Well, theoretically speaking, screenshots always can be replaced... But I am not a person to do that.
Forum: Tech Corner 22-10-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,445
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Nah, in _my_ case all this options exists too...

Nah, in _my_ case all this options exists too (and I have Pro), but "Delivery optimization" visible on screenshot is below them. So, it seems, it absent for home edition really.
Forum: Forgotten Games Bureau 15-10-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Smiling Spectre
It hardly lost, as Archive.org...

It hardly lost, as Archive.org (https://archive.org/search.php?query=Explore%20the%20World%20of%20Software) have tons of SW-discs, and amount keeps growing.

But a) your exact disc is missing so far...
Forum: Gaming Zone 15-10-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Smiling Spectre
First question: where you got the game? I need to...

First question: where you got the game? I need to see what you see to help, you know. :)
Forum: Approved Requests 09-10-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,133
Posted By Smiling Spectre
Did you try to contact eXo? Known as eXoDOS...

Did you try to contact eXo? Known as eXoDOS (http://www.abandonia.com/vbullet/member.php?u=245309) here. He is most enthusiastic DOS-collector I ever seen in years. One of several who not simply...
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