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Forum: Programming 03-05-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
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: 7,241
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: 256
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: 7,241
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: 31,508
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: 7,241
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: 704
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: 704
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: 919
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: 919
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: 919
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: 1,105
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: 4,787
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: 60,800
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: 1,232
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: 1,027
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: 10,735
Posted By zirkoni
...

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Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 27-06-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,618
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: 4,504
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: 2,740
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, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,887
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, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,887
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, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,740
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, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
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, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,318
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...
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