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Re: CGA "optimal" palette (fantasy)

Something that is never done on CGA but done on a variety of monochrome platforms is to flicker between the two pallets on every vertical blanking. Takes zero programming skill and minimal cpu overhead You would still get 4 colors but they would be brand new (not very good) But not the normal 16 …

Re: New ATX power supply standard will be 12v only

The question is why call this new thing ATX? A unified voltage PSU may as well have a bullet connector or worse an external supply. I’m imagining a humming $5 space heater inside the case. What’s even better is led computer lights will either grow in cost or become incandescent . Seems like a big …

Re: VGA games with only 16 colors

in DOS
Games with 640x480 16colors on 286? can't remember these... I had a variety of slow paced games for my VGA equipped Tandy 1000rlx that used 640x480x16 A bunch that also used higher resolution ega modes. Most were card games, “Japanese games” board games, hangman, “learning games”, typing games and …

Re: VGA games with only 16 colors

in DOS
Some “256” color games only used a fraction of that but more than 16 I remember well into the VGA ERA 16 color graphics seemed to be a selling point even when vga/ega was on the box https://www.google.com/amp/s/trixter.oldskool … the-ibm-pc/amp/

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