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by gadgetmind
Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:52 am
Forum: Game Creation
Topic: Adding Sound Blaster 16 audio to an old game
Replies: 2
Views: 7779

Thanks, will do. My current thinking is to use the FM synth for background (engine etc.) noises, and as it's similar to the chip in the Sega Genesis, I can use a fair few ideas from the port of Abrams I did for that platform. I got a bit carried away there and even did depth cued and doppler shifted...
by gadgetmind
Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:19 am
Forum: Game Creation
Topic: Adding Sound Blaster 16 audio to an old game
Replies: 2
Views: 7779

Adding Sound Blaster 16 audio to an old game

I recently resurrected the source code for an old DOS game called "Carrier Command", and it's building from source and running nicely in doxbox. When it was released in 1988, sound cards hadn't really arrived, so it just used the PC speaker. I'd like to add Sound Blaster 16 support, but wo...
by gadgetmind
Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:55 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 5.25" / 5 1/4" floppy drive-USB?
Replies: 9
Views: 52410

I have just been through floppy hell to recover some old source code. The 5.25" disks had been in the loft for 22 years, and were very dusty. Some read fairly easily. For others, I used ddrescue on Linux to work on the bad sectors, but one set, the really important set, these were basket case. ...