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  Topic: A new music library
Chilly Willy

Replies: 2
Views: 1545

PostForum: Game Creation   Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2016 4:59 pm   Subject: A new music library
Cool! I'll have to try this out. Quick question. How does one send data to the Adlib card? Is it as simple as sending the data to the Adlib port? Thanks!
  Topic: is this pc good for dos?
Chilly Willy

Replies: 7
Views: 2989

PostForum: Hardware   Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:13 pm   Subject: is this pc good for dos?
@dr_st

SMART gives me a false error report here on my pc with DOS installed. So I disable it.

As for 2GB. This is for older Microsoft DOS only installs. Windows 98 deals with this in its own way ...
  Topic: is this pc good for dos?
Chilly Willy

Replies: 7
Views: 2989

PostForum: Hardware   Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:40 am   Subject: is this pc good for dos?
No problem! Wink

Driver link...
http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/lsi/download/
  Topic: is this pc good for dos?
Chilly Willy

Replies: 7
Views: 2989

PostForum: Hardware   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 10:44 pm   Subject: is this pc good for dos?
You can run DOS on just about anything. With or without a hard drive. I like DOS 5.0 and can just boot it up from my floppy A:\ drive. I then just swap my floppy out for what ever game I want to play. ...
  Topic: KQ4 Disk Files
Chilly Willy

Replies: 4
Views: 2254

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:40 pm   Subject: KQ4 Disk Files
I'm not sure at the moment. I'm not at that pc.

I did end up getting the AGI version off ebay for pretty cheap. So I'll be playing that version now. Shit-Eating Grin
  Topic: KQ4 Disk Files
Chilly Willy

Replies: 4
Views: 2254

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:09 pm   Subject: KQ4 Disk Files
No hard drive. Thanks for the tip. Wink

I may just buy the original disk off ebay.
  Topic: KQ4 Disk Files
Chilly Willy

Replies: 4
Views: 2254

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 12:52 pm   Subject: KQ4 Disk Files
I have King's Quest from www.gog.com. I would like to play King's Quest IV SCI on my Tandy 1000 HX. I just don't know what files were on disk 1, disk 2, and so forth. Anyone have these disk and could ...
  Topic: Emerald Hunt for PC
Chilly Willy

Replies: 6
Views: 4512

PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2015 11:30 pm   Subject: Re: I HAVE IT
after hours and hours of searching for this bloody game I finally found it and have a working copy for windows 3.11
A quick search on the forum and you would have had it sooner. Wink

http://www.dosg ...
  Topic: A few DOS games that I wrote...
Chilly Willy

Replies: 9
Views: 3683

PostForum: General Gaming   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2015 11:19 pm   Subject: A few DOS games that I wrote...
Welcome to the community! Wink

Any links to download your games?
  Topic: Ski or Die 3.5 Disk
Chilly Willy

Replies: 0
Views: 860

PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 6:15 pm   Subject: Ski or Die 3.5 Disk
Ski or Die was available for DOS but can't seem to find a copy on Ebay nor Amazon? Is there any other place to purchase old DOS games?

Maybe the DOS version didn't sell well in the US?
  Topic: Game Requirements
Chilly Willy

Replies: 4
Views: 2813

PostForum: Game Help, Hints and Tips   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 4:04 pm   Subject: Game Requirements
When you read the following on a box, what do you think the memory requirements are?

Requires 512K for EGA (256K) & Tandy graphics
  Topic: California Games
Chilly Willy

Replies: 4
Views: 3180

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2015 6:02 pm   Subject: California Games
I recently found how to run this game without the entering your name glitch and running at normal speed.

1.) Insert MS-DOS 5.0 disk into the A: drive.
2.) Start your computer.
3.) No need to inst ...
  Topic: Can a 15+ year old floppy disk still work?
Chilly Willy

Replies: 11
Views: 6605

PostForum: Hardware   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:28 pm   Subject: Can a 15+ year old floppy disk still work?
I have floppies from as far as the 80's still working in my Samsung drive. Bought the drive new sometime around 2004 for my XP machine. Shit-Eating Grin
  Topic: Microsoft Manic Marbles PC Demo/Trial 1996
Chilly Willy

Replies: 55
Views: 21424

PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2015 11:28 pm   Subject: Microsoft Manic Marbles PC Demo/Trial 1996
Thanks Fernando! Looking forward to trying this out. Wink
  Topic: developing new retro games
Chilly Willy

Replies: 12
Views: 5207

PostForum: Game Creation   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2015 12:31 pm   Subject: Re: God, I love tacos, is number one!hehe
Did you know I tried programming the Apple platform once? I got half way through the programming tutorial and just gave up because I couldn't understand iPod, iPad, and Mac programming.
No worries. ...
  Topic: Microsoft Manic Marbles PC Demo/Trial 1996
Chilly Willy

Replies: 55
Views: 21424

PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2015 12:24 am   Subject: Microsoft Manic Marbles PC Demo/Trial 1996
Someone uploaded it on a forum but it looks like a mod removed the download link. Maybe if you sign up on that forum and PM the guy, he might still have it. Looks like it was a few years ago. Worth a ...
  Topic: developing new retro games
Chilly Willy

Replies: 12
Views: 5207

PostForum: Game Creation   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:04 am   Subject: Re: God, I love tacos, is number one!hehe
I love tacos!hehe

First I just want to say I never intent to offend you especially now that I have been given an official title CPT Worm.

Thanks pseudocoder for still being around. I miss those ...
  Topic: developing new retro games
Chilly Willy

Replies: 12
Views: 5207

PostForum: Game Creation   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:23 pm   Subject: developing new retro games
Thanks CPT Worm, pseudocoder and tien!

I've already been programming for over a decade. Have a few apps on the Mac App Store too. I'm just coming back to what I enjoy the most. That being pixel art ...
  Topic: developing new retro games
Chilly Willy

Replies: 12
Views: 5207

PostForum: Game Creation   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2015 9:34 pm   Subject: developing new retro games
I think I'll make something simple first. It won't be DOS compatible as I'm still reading tutorials for QuickBASIC. It will be optimized though for older hardware and written in PureBasic. Wink
  Topic: developing new retro games
Chilly Willy

Replies: 12
Views: 5207

PostForum: Game Creation   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2015 5:26 pm   Subject: developing new retro games
Thinking about making a retro game and was wondering...
 
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