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Forum: Troubleshooting 21-02-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By Scatty
For Syndicate back in the day requirements...

For Syndicate back in the day requirements actually were quite low, considering the 640x480 256 color resolution, afaik it was just 486 DX-33 for good results.


You might try setting cputype= to...
Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 16-02-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Scatty
Drakensang is not a real German word or...

Drakensang is not a real German word or combination, as such, but you're correct, sang is a part-variation of Gesang, translated as song, and Draken is a specifically game-oriented variation of the...
Forum: Introductions, Farewells and Returns 23-01-2020, 01:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,215
Posted By Scatty
Just out of curiosity - who are you talking to?...

Just out of curiosity - who are you talking to? The last post before yours was in late 2017. That's called Necroposting on some forums.
Forum: Community News & Feedback 23-01-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Scatty
Yeah, the blue-white much more BBCode-like site...

Yeah, the blue-white much more BBCode-like site back then. Anyone even remember it? This one on WaybackMachine (https://web.archive.org/web/20040710133859/http://abandonia.com/) shows the old design...
Forum: Forgotten Games Bureau 11-01-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Scatty
It's not PowerMonger...

It's not PowerMonger (https://www.mobygames.com/game/powermonger) or Populous (https://www.mobygames.com/game/populous) by chance, is it?
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-01-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Scatty
No experience with PCem unfortunately, though I...

No experience with PCem unfortunately, though I might have some suspect candidats, like 128MB RAM (16-24MB is more than plenty for Windows 3.1 + Ms-Dos use, more than 32 might cause problems since at...
Forum: Community News & Feedback 08-01-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By Scatty
Welcome, are you from the Borg?

Welcome, are you from the Borg?
Forum: Community News & Feedback 08-01-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Scatty
Hey mika, I remember the time when you've been...

Hey mika, I remember the time when you've been still active on the forum. Some of the admin people wondered why you'd disappeared, and whether something happened. You wouldn't know me under this...
Forum: Forgotten Games Bureau 07-01-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Scatty
Unless it's bit more modern graphics you mean,...

Unless it's bit more modern graphics you mean, might be Siege (https://www.myabandonware.com/game/siege-1i8).
Another possible shot in the dark - Stronghold (https://www.gog.com/game/stronghold)...
Forum: Introductions, Farewells and Returns 05-01-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Scatty
Hey there, welcome to Abandonia. Rare these days...

Hey there, welcome to Abandonia. Rare these days that we get posts from new members.
Forum: Birthdays & Celebrations 29-12-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,637
Posted By Scatty
I would have attached a shiney animated GIF, but...

I would have attached a shiney animated GIF, but unfortunately Abandonia doesn't accept any above a certain Attachments size limit for file types.
Still, happy Christmas and New Year, for everyone...
Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 24-12-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Scatty
Might be something on my end, although I'm...

Might be something on my end, although I'm positive I've not played around with any of services, some of them just became entirely greyed out after some update or another, long time ago, meaning any...
Forum: Forgotten Games Bureau 22-12-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Scatty
Was that Stunts...

Was that Stunts (http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/73/Stunts.html) by any chance?
Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 18-12-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Scatty
Don't you just wish back Windows XP :p Anyway,...

Don't you just wish back Windows XP :p
Anyway, yes, I gotta also agree with Capo that Windows 10 has it's good points over Windows 7, maybe the 8/8.1 one as well. It's newer, for one, and many...
Forum: Blah, blah, blah... 17-12-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Scatty
I'm a proud (actually sad :p) owner of Windows 10...

I'm a proud (actually sad :p) owner of Windows 10 on a new gamer's laptop. On previous one I had Windows 8.0. I gotta tell you, I don't much like Windows 10, because of it's inevitable updates -...
Forum: Tutorials 14-12-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,531
Posted By Scatty
Yeah I was playing with thoughts about that game,...

Yeah I was playing with thoughts about that game, as well. Many good reviews about it, comparing it quality-wise directly to Pillars of Eternity. Well then, one more game added to my wishlist of...
Forum: Tutorials 12-12-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,531
Posted By Scatty
Well, from my (very limited experience) any...

Well, from my (very limited experience) any originally English games, are best played in English, the only more or less thoroughly translated ones would be those done by Бука (http://buka.ru/), and...
Forum: Troubleshooting 28-11-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By Scatty
Wasn't WinG a precursor in Windows 3.0-3.11 to...

Wasn't WinG a precursor in Windows 3.0-3.11 to what DirectX is today ever since Windows 95+? If so, it would require a hardware access to your graphics card I think. Inside DosBox which only emulates...
Forum: Community News & Feedback 24-11-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,772
Posted By Scatty
Fun meaning aside, you've got to admit, that...

Fun meaning aside, you've got to admit, that every regular member who stopped logging in years ago, basically inspired every other regular member to stop to log in, as well.
Not to put blame on...
Forum: Troubleshooting 18-11-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Scatty
If your machine is one of the more recent, strong...

If your machine is one of the more recent, strong types, gaming-optimized with strong CPU / GPU etc, I'd set the cycles to something about 45.000-65.000, at least for Blood since it was a...
Forum: Specific games 06-09-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 89,131
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: 89,131
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: 10,221
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: 2,153
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: 6,602
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...
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