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Re: Xcom on CD

in DOS
https://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?t=21542&start=32 <- Midi-Fix To change the midi device type mixer /listmidi into DOSBox and then change the number at [midi] midiconfig= in the DOSBox config file to whatever device you want to use. Keep in mind though, UFO sounds best using the SB16/AdLib …

Re: Xcom on CD

in DOS
Just change to "D:" and then type in "hdinst". This is what the CDs contents should look like:

Re: Worst LucasArts/Sierra adventure game

in Milliways
act like retards aka typical american From contruh-vershul!! click-baity OP to jingoistic envy-dick waving in 4 posts. This thread is going places! Aww, come on, you know what I mean. That typical military behaviour where the characters are written to act like stubborn 5 year olds in all of their …

Re: Worst LucasArts/Sierra adventure game

in Milliways
LucasArts - The Dig, horrible typical american style story. Characters that act like retards aka typical american. Entire setting is meant to feel deep and impactful and all that but is instantly deleted by the fact that you only have 3 characters instead of a whole team while they all act as if …

Re: Which software to preserve CDs?

You can't even use .iso if your game-CD contains audio tracks, like WarCraft II, Dungeon Keeper, Fury³ and many more... Really? I have a different game called Q-POP, the CD contains Audio that you can also play back in a real CD Player, works just fine as .iso as well. Well, really. ISO can't have …

Re: Which software to preserve CDs?

@darry @Benedikt the programme I use is called ImgBurn https://www.imgburn.com/ It's basically 1 click to create an .iso file from any CD. Interesting to know that .iso doesn't support audio tracks by default, but whatever that programme does when it creates the .iso makes it work, so it's still a …

Re: Which software to preserve CDs?

1541 wrote on 2021-02-16, 11:24: You can't even use .iso if your game-CD contains audio tracks, like WarCraft II, Dungeon Keeper, Fury³ and many more... Really? I have a different game called Q-POP, the CD contains Audio that you can also play back in a real CD Player, works just fine as .iso as …

Re: GM games that sound better on MT-32

... Most of the time half or some of the instruments will not play at all as they seem to be on the unused channels 9 & 11-16. Is there a workaround for those scenarios, too? With Munt VSTi's dual synth you can get full 16 channel GM playback. GM compatible instruments and drum set are also …

Re: Porting DOS games to modern platforms

in DOS
How much of the code does this make readable? Just wondering, because if it would allow insight into a games code proper it would be really easy to create those OpenSource Shell programmes to run the games in as accurately as possible.

Re: Ruined memory of an old game by playing it!

in DOS
Almost all +90's consoles in Germany had a SCART cable or an adapter that combined the 3 cables into SCART. However the quality was only "alright" unless you went out of your way and bought a proper special SCART cable that sort of sent a different video signal to the TV which way 100 times clearer …

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