Playing LAN with 2 DOSBOX on different OS Possible?

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Playing LAN with 2 DOSBOX on different OS Possible?

Postby Glitchologteam » 2017-5-15 @ 00:22

Hello there, I wondered if It is possible to play lan game on 2 instance of DOSBOX (one on a raspberry pi/linux) and one on a windows PC? Thanks in advance!
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Re: Playing LAN with 2 DOSBOX on different OS Possible?

Postby kode54 » 2017-5-15 @ 01:54

Theoretically, it should be possible, assuming both platforms can achieve fully playable execution speed. The TCP modem/serial simulator, and the UDP IPX simulator, should both work regardless of platform, but if one platform is executing faster than the other, it may saturate the other side with network traffic it can't keep up with. Of course, we're talking about low spec DOS games here, so it should be possible to achieve full speed on a Pi, depending on the age of the game you want to play.

At the very least, see how well the game runs outside of multiplayer on the Pi, then step up to multiplayer.
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