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Re: Good reading for people new to retro computing

in Milliways
Just finished reading redhill. That brings back memories! My first job was in a store in rural Australia roughly the same size as Ballarat. Sadly I was out front on the shop floor rather than out back which defined the business really. 1 side of the workshop was for photocopiers, faxes, cash …

Re: Ideas for a Dos/9x PC?

While I admit midi can’t compare with music in later games (I was blown away by mechanical man in C&C, a song with speech!) there is something special about midi I would have said it’s the nostalgia off all those hours listening to it but I remember enjoying it even back then. Decent, Terminal …

Re: Ideas for a Dos/9x PC?

Ok thanks for all that everyone After reading more research I’m leaning towards the Gforce 4 / Voodoo 2 config suggested by Old Thrashbarg. Mostly because I’m guessing NFS would benefit from the Gforces’ better handling of 32 bit colour? That raises a question however, how do you usually tell games …

Re: Ideas for a Dos/9x PC?

Arg I forgot the sound cards! I’m thinking of a SB Live 5.1 as I seem to remember NFS supported Dolby and would like to give that a try. SB Live also emulates SB16 in Dos which I gather is the best sound card for dos? Midi is new territory for me I assumed I needed to get anther sound card but it …

Ideas for a Dos/9x PC?

Just getting back into gaming as have been living overseas for a few years so had to keep my positions to a minimum. This has also meant my gaming interest finished roughly around the same time (2006) and after years of having to “make do” on laptops I’m keen to get back into it :happy: I read the …

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