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Re: Retro confessions. What are yours?

in Milliways
I never actually beat TIE Fighter. Up until Campaign 5 I was doing fine. - once I am in the Assault Gunboat the difficulty level jumped up to the point where I get killed by the TIE Advanced again and again. The Assault Gunboat (and the later slow as fuck missile gunboat whateveritscalled) are …

Re: Bought these games today

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A friend of mine who owned a copy of Darklands gave it to me to play back when I had a 486. I was in love with the idea of playing an RPG set in historic Europe, and there was a big fuss about realtime lighting etc. In the end, the game never actually grew on me but I want to give it another try as …

Re: What game are you playing now?

in Milliways
Do I need to run FASTVID or something first? Yes, either that or MTTRLFBE.EXE. Without using one of those, software rendering frame rates are significantly lower. Also, make sure that Quake is patched to version 1.08. To eliminate the stutter you might need to turn VSync on by adding this to config …

Re: What game are you playing now?

in Milliways
I think it's best to accept each as its own thing. What's weird is that I can't get a stable 60+ fps with my Celeron 1300 system in Software Quake 640x480 - it's stuttery and 30fps and below most of the time. Any tips? Do I need to run FASTVID or something first?

VIA C3 667 Cooling

I am going to try building a DOS/Win98 PC using a VIA C3 667MHz. According to Wikipedia this chip has a measly 2.5W TDP. That is almost certainly wrong :D However CPU-World lists this CPU as 9.6V typical TDP, which is more believable. I am thinking it should be fine to cool with just a beefy …

Re: What game are you playing now?

in Milliways
Well... if it's Titan Quest be prepared for a long experience with its expansions. Also, Titan Quest is amazingly still updated by its devs 14 years later. So a VERY polished experience. No to mention Titan Quest is a gorgeous game compared to the original Dungeon Siege. Both are good action RPG …

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