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Re: Best CGA & Hercules games

It's a small independent game made in early 90s - I was not expecting a custom Hercules mode from it. In 1991's Poland, Hercules was the most popular of PC graphics cards, at least in the installed base. So it's obvious it was commonly supported by such indie games - which weren't even called " …

Re: ISA video cards in DOS - where is the cap?

I remember reading about a particular VGA chip (can't remember which), not yet mentioned in this thread, having an 8-bit memory bus. That can't be great for performance . There likely many designs like it . Realtek RTG3105i has been claimed to be like that - https://www.vogons.org/viewtopic.php?p= …

Re: Best CGA & Hercules games

I didn't know Kret supported Hercules, I recall playing it in 640x350x16 EGA mode. So, I tried it on a Hercules now, and... yet another case of minimum-effort Hercules graphics. They didn't care to create graphics data especially for 720x348 resolution, they just took the 640x350 data in monochrome, …

Re: ISA video cards in DOS - where is the cap?

OK. From what everyone is saying, in DOS it makes ZERO difference whether one has say an ET4000AX, a CL-GD5434 or a Rage64 ISA card--period. If ISA is one's only option, then all three of these cards are completely functionally equivalent in DOS, regardless of your CPU. No, they aren't functionally …

Re: Newly made ISA CL-GD5434

AMIsetup doesn't modify the ROM BIOS, only its configuration stored in the CMOS RAM. In case of problems, it should be still possible to enter the normal CMOS SETUP, and load the default configuration.

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