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Re: Platform games Amiga Style on PC??

What do you mean by platform? Platformers as in jump and run games? If that was meant: Gods by the Bitmap Brothers was available for both Amiga and PC. Similar with Zool and other games like that. The PC was lacking a lot in the scrolling and sprites department, but could make up for it once the …

Problems with Paradies HEGA IIIB in 200 lines modes

I have a Paradise EGA card HEGA IIIB, which works mostly fine. Text mode and 640x350 works like a charm. Only games running in 200 line modes (320x200 or 640x200 show lots of noise and flashing green bars that race through the image. What could that be and how can I debug this? I have multimeter and …

Re: EGA/VGA emulation on Hercules

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Is it possible to make EGA's partial screen area pixels emulation? Is it possible to read A000~AFFF with TSR program without EGA card, and TSR copies A000~AFFFF to RAM, and copies that RAM address to Hercules card area? It would be even harder to just do that. EGA has something akin to bitplanes …

Re: I built the AdLib reproduction card

Is there a genuine parts list to order parts from? In the project's README on https://github.com/schlae/adlib there's a link to a mouser basket root42 created. You need to find replacements for a number of resistors (as they're a minimum order of 200, at least now...) and the 74LS 245 logic IC, as …

Re: Vogons Video Announcement Thread

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PC Speed: Atari ST Running MS DOS The Atari ST was one of multiple home computers of the 1980s that came out with the Motorola 68000 CPU. While very capable indeed it lacked compatibility with the ubiquitous IBM PCs and PC clones of the era. The Atari ST already supported the FAT file system, so you …

Re: Vogons Video Announcement Thread

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Let’s Code x86 Assembly: 0x07 Text Mode Plasma In this episode of our tour through the 8086 assembly language, we learn a few new opcodes and concepts CBW makes an appearance, as does the powerful XLAT for looking up values in … look-up tables! We use this to make a text mode plasma like effect. It …

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