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Old 06-02-2005, 01:16 AM   #1

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Hello, I'm having trouble getting Command and Conquer 1 (DOS) to run in DOSBOX...

The game is really slow even at max speed, but slightly speeds up when I raise the DOSBOX'S CPU speed...

When I raise the CPU speed, there's a certain point where the sound will start stuttering. If I raise the CPU speed super high, the game slows down. Frame skipping does not seem to fix this problem.

The Dosbox FAQ says I should get a faster computer (but I have 3.5GHZ!) and try raising the precache setting in the config...

I still haven't been able to fix the slowness/stuttering.

Any help is appreciated!

BTW, is C&C Gold considered Abandonware?
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Old 06-02-2005, 02:52 AM   #2
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Be sure to use the latest version of DOSBox (0.63) and even then the game is not 100% the same than what I remember. I experienced the same slowness problem even at full speed and I have a 2 gig computer.

I don't think there is a workaround for this one. Perhaps it will run smoother in a future version of DOSBox...
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Old 06-02-2005, 08:21 AM   #3
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uhm c&c yeah get dos32a and set core=dynamic in dosbox.conf
I think you can then double the cpu cycles troughly

dos32a avaiable from dos32a.sf.net

startit using dos32a c&c.exe
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Old 06-02-2005, 08:10 PM   #4

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Okay cool thanks.... Actually I tried Dynamic CPU core last time, and it cause the program to crash during launching of C&C

I was able to get C&C Gold! I also found a program called "TCP-COM" that lets you play any game with "Null Modem" option with a friend on the internet!
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