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  Topic: Windows NT......... Good idea or waste of time?
Elign

Replies: 19
Views: 22292

PostForum: Hardware   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2005 4:46 pm   Subject: Windows NT......... Good idea or waste of time?
As far as I know:

Windows 95, Windows 95 A = MS-DOS 7.00
Windows 95 B, Windows 95 C, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE = MS-DOS 7.10
Windows ME = MS-DOS 8.00
  Topic: Windows NT......... Good idea or waste of time?
Elign

Replies: 19
Views: 22292

PostForum: Hardware   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2005 11:30 am   Subject: Windows NT......... Good idea or waste of time?
NT is more solid and reliable, and for some things it might even be faster and stronger. But it is a mighty gamble, and depending on what software/hardware you're running, the switch to NT 4 might be ...
  Topic: Windows V.S. Macintosh
Elign

Replies: 12
Views: 11998

PostForum: Hardware   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2005 11:27 am   Subject: Windows V.S. Macintosh
OK guys.

Macintoshes tend to be more reliable while Windows tends to be more flexible. Just like an elastic band is more likely to break than a tight rope. If you want a system that almost never cr ...
  Topic: Extreme Pinball
Elign

Replies: 3
Views: 4922

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2005 11:13 am   Subject: Extreme Pinball
Naw, what that means is if VPC 2004 screws up on XP Home, Microsoft can then point at you and say "Ha Ha I told ya so!". It is possible for it to work on XP Home though.

Nonetheless VPC is a fair b ...
  Topic: Extreme Pinball
Elign

Replies: 3
Views: 4922

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2005 8:54 pm   Subject: Extreme Pinball
Extreme Pinball is a 32-bit game, and therefore Windows XP and DOSBox will have a much tougher time with it. The chances of getting it to work right in XP/DOSBox are about 1 out of 500.

Your only h ...
  Topic: ROTT Installation help
Elign

Replies: 3
Views: 4291

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2005 8:50 pm   Subject: ROTT Installation help
I had problems with other Apogee/3-D Realms games installers. I think your computer might be too fast, a lot faster than the computers that existed when the game was brand-new.

If you can, try inst ...
  Topic: DOS Games 2.0
Elign

Replies: 29
Views: 20988

PostForum: General Gaming   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2005 8:45 pm   Subject: DOS Games 2.0
Okay, I did some work over the wkend on a potential redesign ... heres the example I came up with:

http://www.dosgames.com/2005/

Nothing super drastic, tried to keep the general feel of the site ...
  Topic: Rules Update
Elign

Replies: 28
Views: 41641

PostForum: Forum Suggestions   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2005 11:23 pm   Subject: Rules Update
It's awful hard when all guests share the same "account".

The only way to ban them would be an IP address ban, and even that is precarious.
  Topic: I cant get mystic realm to work
Elign

Replies: 4
Views: 4630

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:19 pm   Subject: I cant get mystic realm to work
You may need a slower computer. See if you can get access to a slow, older computer to run the game on.
  Topic: The Incredible Machine and Win2k
Elign

Replies: 1
Views: 3362

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2005 11:36 am   Subject: The Incredible Machine and Win2k
Windows 2000 and Windows XP use almost identical kernels, and therefore about 99.9% of the time whatever works in 2000 will work in XP, and whatever doesn't work in 2000 also will not work in XP.

I ...
  Topic: whats ya favorite gametipe?
Elign

Replies: 4
Views: 4504

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005 11:21 am   Subject: whats ya favorite gametipe?
Guys, do we need to be so mean and insulting? Come on now, let's be a bit nicer. This shouldn't need to be.

Shadow1: It's best if you explain yourself a bit clearer from now on. We can't read your ...
  Topic: I cant get mystic realm to work
Elign

Replies: 4
Views: 4630

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2005 4:00 pm   Subject: I cant get mystic realm to work
http://www.brain.uni-freiburg.de/~klaus/pascal/runerr200/download.html

TPPatch might help.
  Topic: Gay Porn pic deleted
Elign

Replies: 2
Views: 3957

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2005 8:19 am   Subject: Gay Porn pic deleted
Ned: That is sick and depraved. Go back to where you came from, we don't want your graphical poison here.

Guest: This forum has had its share of garbage, it happens a fair bit.

Locked.
  Topic: Is it just me or a glitch in this game??
Elign

Replies: 3
Views: 3785

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2005 7:46 pm   Subject: Is it just me or a glitch in this game??
Locked before it grows into a big mess...

Let's try to keep the abandonware propagation to a minimum here, OK? Thank you.
  Topic: help a novice please(kknd2)
Elign

Replies: 1
Views: 3074

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2005 2:26 pm   Subject: help a novice please(kknd2)
See http://www.dosgames.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5028
  Topic: please help
Elign

Replies: 3
Views: 2342

PostForum: Get Games to Work   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2005 12:15 pm   Subject: please help
That is, if he can find an older video driver than the one he already has.
  Topic: game
Elign

Replies: 4
Views: 2784

PostForum: Find Old Games   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2005 9:03 pm   Subject: game
I do believe it is called Rodent's Revenge, which is part of the Best of Windows Entertainment Pack.

Do a google for bowep.exe
  Topic: Egypt Game Developers !
Elign

Replies: 13
Views: 13009

PostForum: Game Creation   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2005 7:34 pm   Subject: Egypt Game Developers !
All I can imagine is pyramids, camels, and deserts. I'm so ignorant, dang...

For many years, Africa has been portrayed as a bum/beggar continent. Has the media deceived me?

Live Aid 1985, World ...
  Topic: new posts
Elign

Replies: 96
Views: 46339

PostForum: General Off-Topic   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2005 10:02 am   Subject: new posts
Newfoundland, even today, has an old-fashioned feel to it in comparison to other parts of Canada (even though we have the modern stuff like Wal-Mart/computers/TVs/phones/etc.) so you can imagine what ...
  Topic: I am Back!
Elign

Replies: 22
Views: 14541

PostForum: General Off-Topic   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2005 9:47 am   Subject: I am Back!
http://www.dosgames.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1593

Some extra history.
 
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