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Re: XCOM Blasphemy

in Milliways
AppleSauce, Thank you for your take on the game. I really appreciate your insight into this legendary sacred cow of retro computing. I had not considered that the god-like retribution I was able to unleash on the aliens in the final battle was my reward for the initial difficulty of the game. That …

XCOM Blasphemy

in Milliways
I first played XCOM back in 1994 when I got my first 486. I remember enjoying it and thinking it was a really difficult game, so I got distracted and never completed it. Recently, I revisited XCOM ( OpenXCOM this time) and finished the game. Here are my thoughts: Nostalgia is a powerful thing. The …

Re: CT4830 vs SB0220

It turns out there are two versions of the CT4830, one with the digital out and one without. I assume that the one with the digital out is the retail version, the one without the OEM version. Do both of those cards have the same IDs in the hardware manager? I ask, because I noticed some weirdness …

Re: CT4830 vs SB0220

If you use LiveWare v3.0 with the CT4830 you should be able to get the SB16 emulation working. The original driver disc may also work too, but I'm not 100% sure about that. Forget about DOS or SB16 emulation with the SB0220. Otherwise, I've found it to be an excellent card that is frequently …

Re: What graphics card for a Pentium II 400?

dragonerosso, Check out this compatibility matrix here: https://gona.mactar.hu/DOS_TESTS/ My recommendations for your configuration: 1st Choice (If DOS games are your primary focus) S3 Virge DX or GX with a Voodoo 1 2nd Choice (If both DOS and Windows games are your goal) S3 Virge DX or GX with two …

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