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Re: What game are you playing now?

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Shadowrun Returns Been on my list for awhile but never got around to it. Seems pretty basic but easy to get into and has a story so I'm still playing. Both the gameplay and the story go to shit halfway through. I hear Dragonfall is significantly better but Returns burned me out so bad that I never …

Re: Why DOS died...

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Nope, I have one of those it is the commercial box. The student version came in a box that looks like the other one, only IBM logo no OS/2 branding.

Re: Why DOS died...

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Caluser2000 wrote on 2021-07-19, 18:46: Where has my Dos gone? Oh here it is: My student's copy of OS/2 Warp came in a very similar box and dozens of floppies.. Oh the memories.

Re: Why DOS died...

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dr_st wrote on 2021-07-14, 10:02: @xcomcmdr Really, which games do you have that require >600K conventional memory? I know they must exist, but just can't remember a single one. And what about >610K? I remember having to sacrfice goats to the devil to get Serpent Isle to run with my sound setup and …

Re: Why DOS died...

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Never had any issues with getting 600 KB of conventional memory free on my DOS rigs. I do pick my hardware very carefully though. That said, I can see how this could have been a problem for people who used sound cards that included TSR programs in their drivers back in the day. This was easy post …

Re: Most beautiful Dos-Games for a 486...what are your favorites?

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Peter Swinkels wrote on 2021-07-12, 13:01: Yeah, I think Cybersphere qualifies, looks and sounds nice for a DOS game. 😀 I see noone mention the original two DOOM episodes. Because they run like ass on 486 PCs except DX4s. I played Doom 1 on an DX33 and loved it, but let's be honest, it plays like …

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