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by dosraider
Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: Get Games to Work
Topic: Getting Battle Isle 3 to run with Dosbox
Replies: 12
Views: 18246

Indeed, as listed on the game's info page:
Platform : Windows 9.x / XP
So if you can't get it working directly on a newer OS: VPC2007.
by dosraider
Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: Warcraft II online play?
Replies: 3
Views: 3011

Nice about that site is that it makes it easy to play the ol'dosgames online (if the game supports it , of course !!!)
Even setting up your own dedicated server is a breeze.
etcetetra .....
:)
by dosraider
Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:55 am
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: Pirate-themed Build shooter game [Plunder and ....]
Replies: 6
Views: 2297

Plunder and Pillage demo is downloadable from our sister site
http://www.dosgamesarchive.com/
http://www.dosgamesarchive.com/download ... ge/?id=172

Tried it once, but it didn't fit my taste ...... :blah: , of course each his own, guess some will like it.
by dosraider
Wed Mar 19, 2014 11:19 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: Warcraft II online play?
Replies: 3
Views: 3011

by dosraider
Wed Mar 19, 2014 3:44 am
Forum: Get Games to Work
Topic: Dosbox and Win7 -10 [Howto]
Replies: 3
Views: 202427

http://thumbnails112.imagebam.com/31532/a51f50315317451.jpg http://thumbnails112.imagebam.com/31532/e3e1ff315317257.jpg Automount on D: partition http://thumbnails112.imagebam.com/31532/2613ce315317166.jpg If you don't have/want to use another partition than C use c:\users\your name\oldgames or sim...
by dosraider
Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: starquake clone
Replies: 14
Views: 7603

...... In theory it is just replacing v.74 with v.75, as long as they don't mess up the dosbox.conf file. Usually a newer version of dosbox won't work swell with an older conf. They always add some extra choices -fine tuning stuffs - parameters...... e.g. : screen outputs/sound/modem/rendering/cpu ...
by dosraider
Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:39 am
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: Very old robot FPS [Spectre VR]
Replies: 13
Views: 4593

Re: Found it

Lecho wrote:Finally found the game. Time was not kind to my memory. The game is called Spectre VR. It's pretty different from what I described.
Indeed. :laugh:
Ah well, glad you found it finally.
by dosraider
Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:15 am
Forum: Get Games to Work
Topic: Dosbox and Win7 -10 [Howto]
Replies: 3
Views: 202427

As for W8: Basically the same of Win7. Be sure to use the latest version of dosbox!! Also certainly use your home folders or another partition than C: http://thumbnails110.imagebam.com/31517/55cbd2315168014.jpg (don't mind the color scheme, not my PC .....) Mounting and using old CDs can give some p...
by dosraider
Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:37 am
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: Looking a sims like game.[The Guild 2]
Replies: 7
Views: 3069

If none responses to your post it means none has any idea .... Maybe read this: Guidelines "Find Old Games" - Please Read Some more details (OS-time approx year- graphs) ... etcetera can help. No need to PM, if you check the Notify me when a reply is posted square before 'submit' ànd provided a vali...
by dosraider
Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:51 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Gameport joystick on Win98 issue (Fire Master II)
Replies: 7
Views: 9530

Pressing and fidgeting the thing does make it detect it for a just split second. Some possibilities tha tcomes in mind: Corroded contacts? (pins?) Broken wire? Crackled soldering point? ....... etcetera .... Grab ya gear !! http://thumbnails111.imagebam.com/31505/7f80ad315040277.jpg http://thumbnai...
by dosraider
Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: starquake clone
Replies: 14
Views: 7603

........I'm also creating portable dosbox ready-to-play "installs" of my archives.......... Careful what you do, been there done that ditched that. Because one day there will be the next dosbox x.xx, wich will be faster, better graphic fine tuning, better mounts, better sound emu, adapted to the be...
by dosraider
Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: Mickey Mouse DOS game [Follow the Reader]
Replies: 6
Views: 8394

:blah:
Nope, Disney is protected.
Warez request -> Locked.
by dosraider
Sun Mar 16, 2014 7:01 am
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Strategy Guide Scans (Ultima, Wing Comm, etc)
Replies: 3
Views: 4117

Some interesting stuffs up there :)
THX.
by dosraider
Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:43 am
Forum: General Off-Topic
Topic: Strategy Guide Scans (Ultima, Wing Comm, etc)
Replies: 3
Views: 4117

Re: Strategy Guide Scans

I also happened to stumble on a site with many old 90s guides (whole ultima series, wing commander, etc) and if the mods are ok with it, I'll link the page here so people can download them No problemo. That is if the games themselves aren't up for download. we kinda restrict game sites to HotU and ...
by dosraider
Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:38 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Tell us about your computer!
Replies: 287
Views: 334493

A nice ol'gaming PC I would say. ......i tried adding another 20 GB HDD but Windows 98 won't recognize it, must need a reinstall for it to work idk Naaaaaa, don't need a reinstall to add a compatible HD in W98. Master/slave setting on your HDs? Some old HDs had jumpers that restricted only one HD, a...
by dosraider
Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:27 am
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: baking machine game?
Replies: 1
Views: 1106

Re: Old baking machine game?

mitchello_ wrote:Back in the first grade....... :bday:
Any idea of the year?

Take a glance at
http://www.mobygames.com/browse/games/educational/
You can select the year, the list of early educational games isn't that long, maybe something will catch your eye .....
by dosraider
Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:10 am
Forum: Find Old Games
Topic: Possibly an RPG game, DOS
Replies: 5
Views: 1955

Can't make much out of your post ....... dunno,

Ahwel, first idea that pops up:
Deus or Robinson....
http://www.mobygames.com/game/deus
http://www.mobygames.com/game/robinsons-requiem
by dosraider
Sat Mar 15, 2014 10:11 am
Forum: General Gaming
Topic: Help bring more classic titles to GOG.com!
Replies: 4
Views: 3586

:)
Supported.
by dosraider
Sat Mar 15, 2014 2:34 am
Forum: Get Games to Work
Topic: Run IMG file on Dos w/out floppy
Replies: 6
Views: 8378

Was used lot with Linux, interesting is that you can boot from almost any size of floppy-CD image, Even more interesting was that it loaded the image in high mem, only grabbed a small amount of precious lower (base) mem. Been a long time I've used it, blame the VM s ..... they are in fact easier to ...
by dosraider
Fri Mar 14, 2014 5:54 am
Forum: Game Creation
Topic: Recreating Hugo 3 and Genghis Khan 2 (DOS) for Warcraft 3
Replies: 4
Views: 5790

Quadko wrote:http://www.gamasutra.com/......
The 'gama' needs more of the 'kama' .... :laugh: