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Re: Just purchased a Tandy 1000SX. Need some advice on upgrades I have already purchased and any other recommended upgr

As for upgrades to look out for. There is a very rare 286xpress add-on card that fits into the ISA slot while plugging into the 8088 socket via a cable. It allows you to swap between the 8088 and a 286. It's nothing like a real 286 but it's still quite a bit faster. It was made by "PC Technologies" …

Re: Just purchased a Tandy 1000SX. Need some advice on upgrades I have already purchased and any other recommended upgr

I think you need to be careful replacing or adding the 3.5 drives as it sends power through the ribbon cables? That might be the TX and TL only, I forget. Nerdy Pleasures has a lot of great info on Tandy 1000s. https://nerdlypleasures.blogspot.com/2014/05/practical-issues-with-tandy-1000-sx-and.html …

Re: Bought these games today

Dumped a chunk of change on the current GOG sale -- I just love that DRM free goodness. The only game on this list that I've played already is Thief (2014) which, while disappointing at release, wasn't the worst game I've played. Every other game on this list I have yet to play and may eventually …

Re: What game are you playing now?

Wizardry 6 on MS-DOS 6.22 (k6 3+ @500 with setmul@ min) I recommend a sound card with a PC Speaker header for a better aural experience. It's a long game (took me 111 hours when I beat it in 2019) but very addictive and satisfying. I did transfer my party over to 7 and then 8 and it was an epic …

Re: Bought these games today

Besides Gothic II (which I own the non-Gold edition box for too) and Starship Titanic I have never played any of the rest so beyond just collecting I am excited to eventually play these titles. Nice haul! A physical copy of Gothic II is well worth having, especially for the ability to install the …

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