VOGONS


First post, by Caluser2000

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Back in the olden days, before optical drives were common you could get your multimedia kicks using floppy disk. In full glorious VGA , or optional EGA disks, along with SVGA you could see videos with motion and sound(if you had a compatible sound card) There system requirements were quite modest as well as you can see from the pics of the software below:

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Last edited by Caluser2000 on 2021-06-06, 22:57. Edited 1 time in total.

There's a glitch in the matrix.

Apparently 32-bit is dead and nobody likes P4s.

Reply 1 of 3, by Caluser2000

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But wait there's more:

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There's a glitch in the matrix.

Apparently 32-bit is dead and nobody likes P4s.

Reply 2 of 3, by BitWrangler

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Keep yer fancy, schmanzy. 1440 kilobyte, stiffy, floppy, three and a half inch, high density, diskettes, when I were a lad we 'ad multimedia like this..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8u9ZyV-BHFA

🤣

2017: Basement full of ancient PC stuff, starting to go through it. 2021: Still starting, heh, many setbacks. So what's this BitWrangler guy's deal ??? >>> Taming the pile, specs to target?

Reply 3 of 3, by Caluser2000

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BitWrangler wrote on 2021-06-06, 23:22:

Keep yer fancy, schmanzy. 1440 kilobyte, stiffy, floppy, three and a half inch, high density, diskettes, when I were a lad we 'ad multimedia like this..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8u9ZyV-BHFA

🤣

Aahh funny...🤣

Some folk use to call 3.25" disks stiffys.

Luv ya sence of humour.

There's a glitch in the matrix.

Apparently 32-bit is dead and nobody likes P4s.