First post, by Great Hierophant
The Fallout (DOS version) sound configuration utility allows the user to select from the following cards
Sound Blaster 16/AWE
Sound Blaster Pro
Sound Blaster 1
Windows Sound System
Gravis Ultrasound MAX
Even though the game may give you these selections, not all of them work properly. Forget about Sound Blaster Pro or 1 support, all you will hear is nasty static. The Gravis Ultrasound fared a little better, with some semblance of the sound being heard, but the sound always stuttered so bad as to be unuseable. The only option that I have discovered that works is the Sound Blaster 16/AWE.
I wonder if the other options, which all support the Windows Sound System functionality, would fare better (or actually work). The WSS chips are far more straightforward in their approach to 16-bit sound than the basic Ultrasound Classic or ACE. Can anyone inform me whether they do?
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