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Re: MP32L or McCake?

The big choice is do you want an internal device that connects to a wavetable header on a sound card, or something external that can be used like a normal MIDI module possibly on multiple systems?

Re: Batch for running software in DOS

You can theoretically automate it, like you described, but it's not a good idea, because of the following reasons: 1. Sometimes a user might think "Oh, I have to reboot for this game, this takes to much time now. I don't feel like doing that now. I'd rather play something else instead." In such a …

Re: Batch for running software in DOS

Things like this need to be solved with a boot menu. I had a boot menu with about 5-6 entries where I could cover all cases (with and without XMS, EMS, CD-ROM, Win3.1, etc.). The problem with a boot menu is that you're forced to make a choice on start, and you could pick a game that will require …

Re: Batch for running software in DOS

Any issue is some game need specific memory manager loaded, or some don't work with them at all. It might make sense to have several variations of config.sys and autoexec.bat, and your launching of a game would overwrite the config.sys and autoexec.bat, as well as copying a custom game.bat or …

Re: DirectX 8 PC project

The FX can run DX8 games with additional things like anti aliasing enabled and get better performance over the GeForce 4 cards. This wasn't quite the era of 3D accelerators double in performance in nine months. But I had an original GeForce 3, and upgraded to the more budget GeForce 4 4200 which was …

Re: 2001 Dream PC project

With that said. I am renaming and repurposing this "2001 Dream PC" project into a "DX8 (generation) PC" project, and trying to re-name the thread to that now. I would define that with components released between the first dx8 gpu (the geforce3, released on february 2001) and the first dx9 gpu (the …

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