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Re: Freedos 1.3

in Milliways
What build do you have and what gap does it fill for you except curiousity? I would like to try at some point but o need some motivation. 😀

Re: Market value for popular or rare classic computer hardware

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Imo broken items are too expensive. There is very little difference in price between non working items and working items. Which is really a shame as we all should encourage repairing of old items so the hobby can live on. Instead items are sold as 'untested' and might actually be thrown away by an …

Re: Reasons to hate modern games

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https://www.pcgamesn.com/diablo-immortal/microtransactions-100-million Diablo Immortal microtransactions have made over $100 million from player spending on mobile platforms alone, says a report from SensorTower on the RPG game Boggles the mind doesn't it? That's it, I've lost faith in mankind. ( …

Re: What game are you playing now?

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Almoststew1990 wrote on 2022-07-24, 06:00: I'm playing Star Wars Dark Forces 2. Never completed it before, and this is the GOG version on Windows 7. It works fine with 3D acceleration. You can hear the bar music already can't you. Dudu dudu dududu dududu-dudududu.

Re: Looking for a compact DOS machine

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I guess there are ATX motherboards with highly compatible built in video cards, but you probably need a separate sound card for dos fm sound. Some PCI sound cards can work in dos even without sb link. Maybe you can get some kind of riser board and make it smallish. The cheapest option is probably to …

Re: Is gaming a waste of time?

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Is gaming a waste of time? Ok, I'll try to answer your question from a non-gamer perspective. First of all, any activity at the same time can be considered as a serious occupation and as a complete waste of time. It depends on your definition of "serious occupation" and "waste of time". …

Re: Is gaming a waste of time?

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Generally no, do what ever floats your boat. But there are exceptions. I can only speak for myself but mmorpgs are for me extremely addictive. I am truly afraid that a proportion of the population will literally go under from VR mmorpgs. This makes me sad. Edit: I'm a bit tipsy sorry can't write …

Re: The moment you were hooked

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Dolenc wrote on 2022-07-18, 23:17: I was at a friends house, he had a laptop (I had no pc at that time), we played Death rally. I really really needed to pee, but i also wanted to finish the race. So I finished the race... "Let's go!" Cool game, I have it in big box but I had lost my touch when I …

Re: Reasons to hate modern games

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I hate gaming without tactile buttons in action filled games and in games that are a good fit for it your fingers are always in the way on a small screen. I loved the ps vita when it came out but in hindsight it never had a chance to compete with the fruit company that makes phones.

Re: What game are you playing now?

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gerry wrote on 2022-07-14, 10:52: played red faction - fun and some nice features but looked and felt a bit more 1998/99 than 2001 back when the look and feel of games could change notably in 2 years! Red faction, I remember it as an good shooter and that it was cool that you could destroy walls.

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