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Re: Reasons to hate modern games

in Milliways
I don't have much energy today but I feel like contributing. I'm going to mention some things I don't like in a short style, hopefully it will contain enough for people to recognize what I'm saying. Open World Design: Or as I like to call it, lazy game design. To me video games are a series of …

Re: Reasons to hate modern games

in Milliways
There are many amazing modern games. But they are not made by many of the big names anymore. If you are only allowed to play games released by EA, Blizard/Activision or the handful of other major scummy publishers ... then yes, your selection is limited. However, there are more games than just that …

Re: Yet another 286 build.

Edit: You may think that 4MB were luxury for a 286.. I can understand that. However, it's no luxury for Windows 3.1x. With just a meager Megabyte, Windows will run out of memory quickly. You can barely do anything with that. I know, because I tried. Running Visual Basic or any other development …

Re: Yet another 286 build.

- By the way, perhaps I was a bit to harsh in that old thread. My apologies for that. 😔 And I was definitely being too old and grumpity. Hence for my edit to add humor! It just seemed back in the actual day, things like EMS, UMB and shadow memory didn't actually exist for us until the 386 came out …

Re: Yet another 286 build.

Since when has UMBs been a thing for 8088/286's? Never saw anything like that back in the old days when these machines were current. 4meg of ram was a luxury for a 286 machine (1meg was more common) and shadow memory also didn't really become a thing until 386s. You would be lucky to have a MFM hard …

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