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Re: Great soundcard audio!

Funnily enough I can't think of any MT-32 tracks right now. Monkey Island intro would be an obvious choice, although I like the OPL3 version as well. I think I mostly like MT-32 simply for the contrast between very crude graphics of the 80s games and somewhat realistic orchestral music. I also …

Re: Great soundcard audio!

I think half life has great sound design, but its of a completely different era. You have to consider the tools that were available to the developers at the time, IMO. MT32 was great for music but the sound effects were pretty bad. Not worse than adlib most of the time, but they definitely didn't …

Re: Which Win version for late 90's games?

I would use dosbox and windows xp. The mainline version is pretty no fuss and works on windows XP just fine. PC gaming is still PC gaming, but you won't have to do as much patching on XP as you will on later versions of windows. With that said, the quake games generally run fine on modern windows or …

Re: First computer-related job?

I worked fast food in high school and college. My first job with computers was a programming … um... internship? Basically they needed something and they could only afford me. I developed a pretty shitty web app in like two weeks that ultimately went no where, and then I did something kind of cool …

Re: Best sound/music option for DooM?

Since doom was composed for general midi you can use an sc-55 imitation font like patch93 and it will sound great. I have experimented with the patch93 sound font a little bit, using Doom tracks to compare to recordings of the real thing, and it sound really good. Spot on. Personally I use the …

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