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OPL3LPT and Disney Sound Source in a single device (

Here's a question for dreamblaster. I've been wondering... Could it be possible to combine the functionality of an OPL3LPT with that of a Disney Sound Source compatible DAC in a single device attached to one LPT port? And better still, allowing both FM and DAC playback at the same time through a …

Re: Best CGA & Hercules games

That's true, games that were originally designed for cga do have their charm (if you have some kind of nostalgia about cga of course). Most games that were designed for EGA/VGA but also have a cga mode look like... I don't know, a cheap counterfeit. There are very few games that have original art …

Re: Best CGA & Hercules games

LOL, it baffles me how there has been a resurgence of nostalgia for those ugly and depressing 4-color CGA palettes. 😂 I remember resenting them on my Dad's M24, especially once I had visited a schoolmate in his home and seen Space Quest ][ in its full lush 16-color glory as we played it on his Dad's …

Re: Creative Labs Port Blaster

No, there wasn't ECP in 1992. Even if there were, having it as a requirement for the Port Blaster to work would have made it a non-starter anyway. They were clearly going for a universal solution that would work in any PC parallel port. Just the fact that the Port Blaster would have needed an …

Re: Creative Labs Port Blaster

A device like that coming out in 1992, with both FM synthesis and an 8-bit DAC, and under the Sound Blaster brand, would likely have resulted in extensive support in DOS games, which would have made it easier to play DOS games with full sound and music support on ISA-less PCs, such as older laptops …

Re: Creative Labs Port Blaster

They should have just added a power port to it for systems that didn't provide power via the parallel port. My thoughts exactly. "The release was cancelled" would imply that the product was mostly developed and close to shipping already. A device like that coming out in 1992, with both FM synthesis …

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