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Re: higher resolution than 640x480?

Someone posted this running DOSBox on Linux; http://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?p=278681 Unless the scaler option is used in DOSBox conf file, your aspect ratio will not be correct since 640x480 is 4:3 and 1360x768 is 16:9 widescreen. I would suggest 1024x768 and check the "openglid.ini" file, …

Re: the trap of retro computing

About programming games: Do you mean today or at the time? A lot of games have been programmed for Z-80 home computers and consoles. IF you research the chip it was used in the Timex Sinclair 1000 but also popped up in the Sega Genesis as a co-processor and the Game Boy contained the Z80 …

Re: the trap of retro computing

Borland made both Turbo C and Turbo Pascal. There was a great deal of "fanboys" on both sides of a heated debate of which was the better language and compiler. As I saw it, both had pros and cons. C was and is the more accepted in business environments, if you were going to get a job programming. …

Re: the trap of retro computing

My first PC was made by Timex and had 2K of RAM. Oddly enough the processor they used is still in use today. The Z-80 microprocessor was used in everything from handhelds to consoles. There is not much point to programming games on a Z-80 but I still recall some of the code. Before Visual C++ came …

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