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Re: english, the planetary language

in Milliways
We're quite lucky that it's English that is the modern lingua franca. It's rather simple as far as languages go (its slightly tricky phonetics notwithstanding). If it was a language with non-rudimentary conjugation, declension etc., our life would be much more difficult. The truth is that English …

Re: Retro confessions. What are yours?

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kolderman wrote on 2020-11-19, 04:42: I'm pretty sure I read the id guys used keyboard until they saw some pro players at a meet using mouse and they were converted. [...] That's not possible since the DOOM demos and manual clearly display/recommand a keyboard+mouse playstyle.

Re: Retro confessions. What are yours?

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I believe that the "proper era" playing device for Doom is keyboard only. Although I've played many FPS with keyboard+mouse, I feel like cheating when doing so in Doom. Also, I believe that being proud of playing FPS with a gamepad is like being proud of driving a scooter. https://www.youtube.com/ …

Re: DOSBox Pure ?

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Stiletto wrote on 2020-11-13, 18:25: Libretro and Retroarch are a cancer upon the emulation development community. The fan/user community, IDK, but definitely the developer community. Why ?! As a developer, It's not my experience at all.

Re: Problems with _inmm.dll and winmm.dll.

in Windows
Hello UCyborg :) Sorry, I did not see your post in time. I made it work with _inmm.dll instead. That's what I use nowadays. Maintaining my own fork didn't make much sense when _inmm just works everytime. Even if it requires more setup. Do you prefer Ogg-Winmm instead ? If you insist, I'll look into …

Re: MechWarrior 3 with 60 FPS?

in Windows
Muz wrote on 2020-11-13, 19:01: How to get this game running in 60 FPS with Windows 10 using 1024x768 resolution? You want 30 FPS, or else the AI is broken and the game really weird overall and not fun.

Re: Retro confessions. What are yours?

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Myst is pretty, but I can't get engaged in it. It's so... empty. I have an ATI Rage Mobility M1 (8 MB VRAM) inside my Packard Bell Chrom@ laptop . This piece of shit doesn't even work with ANY 3D accelerated game. Even some games are defeated by it in software mode. In. Software. Mode. Thank God I …

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