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by Octocon888
Fri Jan 07, 2005 10:26 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: The best 3-d looking SNES game...
Replies: 17
Views: 21739

starfox probably the best it used and extra chip to churn out its graphics... i think it was the FX chip... anyhow donkey kong wasn't exactly 3D...
by Octocon888
Fri Nov 07, 2003 5:37 pm
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: Read manual?
Replies: 15
Views: 26292

very technical games like flight sims definately need a good read, FPS forget it bung the disc in and play it straight away like i did with splinter cell. but i do like manuals that contain a very good background story... one i will always remember is dungeon master by ftl... the manual contained a ...
by Octocon888
Mon Nov 03, 2003 8:16 am
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: Looking for The Lost Vikings
Replies: 4
Views: 6637

you can find it on the snes, i still own a snes and i got both lost vikings games. If you really want it then download the emulator and try to find the rom (this is of course illegal if you don't own the original copy *wink wink*)
by Octocon888
Mon Nov 03, 2003 8:08 am
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: simcity
Replies: 9
Views: 11192

really? does the magazine say its a demo or just a full copy?
by Octocon888
Sat Nov 01, 2003 4:57 pm
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: I used to play lotus!!!! But can't find it anymore.
Replies: 18
Views: 25358

well if u can't find amiga roms then look for the FAR FAR FAR superior machine THE ATARI ST :D and although this isn't the rom site its actually a dedicated ST site which can steer you to the right way to finding the games do a search for it-> the little green desktop
by Octocon888
Fri Oct 31, 2003 1:01 pm
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: simcity
Replies: 9
Views: 11192

simcity

hi i'm looking for the original simcity! and it being so old can anyone tell me whether its freeware or demo etc..
by Octocon888
Tue Oct 28, 2003 11:49 am
Forum: Get Games to Work
Topic: dos in windows?
Replies: 2
Views: 4844

dos in windows?

hi, This may be a rant but hey we all need something to rant at these days. Anyway I'm getting tired of having to boot into dos because i have a sudden urge to play a game and after spending some time in dos i decide whoa its time to do some godamn work in windows. Therefore i have to reboot into wi...
by Octocon888
Sat Jun 14, 2003 8:59 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: abandon loader
Replies: 12
Views: 20996

hey i got the general idea... abandon ware are programs which is perceived to be freeware since the name portrays them as being abandoned by its publishers etc BUT they are really illegal as they r the same as warez in a different outfit UNLESS the company declares them as freeware right??!! So my f...
by Octocon888
Thu Jun 12, 2003 11:15 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: abandon loader
Replies: 12
Views: 20996

abandon loader

lo all, It's been a long time since i posted anything here... but... here goes I got told somewhere i can't remember that abandon loader is a great program if i wanna play dos games in windows ME can anyone uphold that? oh yeah i keep forgetting this, so pls forgive.. Warez - cracked games = no no.....
by Octocon888
Tue Feb 11, 2003 8:36 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What brand sound card are you guys using for dos games
Replies: 27
Views: 39444

u know come to think of it my first computer was an Atari ST B) (proper good those were), then my first PC was er... 486DX2 erm i think it was running at 60mhz with turbo...not exactly sure. Ah those turbothings... great weren't they... these days we hav to o/c our PCs and just think if we can just ...
by Octocon888
Wed Feb 05, 2003 12:41 pm
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: ne one for ods games?
Replies: 1
Views: 6442

ne one for ods games?

lo, u might be interested in this... i looked thru my stock of dos games (fully boxed versions) and well theres some games i like and others not so great, but u might find them pleasing... the list ... Sierra-the beast within beneath a steel sky terra nova darkforces 1/2 us navy fighters can neone g...
by Octocon888
Wed Feb 05, 2003 11:55 am
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: LSL7?
Replies: 5
Views: 6840

LSL7?

lo, i'm looking for leisure suit larry 7 -love for sail, can neone tell me where i can either d/l this game or buy it? i know this shouldn't be here BUT is LSL7 winMe compatible, ie can it run in a dosbox ok without booting into real dos? and i was thinking of buy a new HD and installing win2K, then...
by Octocon888
Tue Jan 28, 2003 9:07 am
Forum: Get Games to Work
Topic: + How do i get this dos exclusive game using Win98?
Replies: 3
Views: 10775

i'm not sure about this, as i'm new to this dos games thing.

But what i did instead was to make a bootdisk from windows and boot up in that, i also d/led a bootdisk from bootdisk.com and that works better.

try it u never know. :huh:
by Octocon888
Sun Jan 26, 2003 11:46 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: Abandonware & Warez: Read this and then tell me your opi
Replies: 44
Views: 64680

i'm all for abandonware, makes sense and I hope it just doesn't encircle dos games but all sorts of games and programs. ne one knows the difference between shareware and freeware? they're the same right? and warez... no no no, cracked games suck... one time my m8 passed me tomb raider2 and i thought...