Games for 386 monochrome laptop?

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Games for 386 monochrome laptop?

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I've got an intel 386 laptop with an VGA video card, but with a monochrome screen. I have 2048KB RAM, which of the games can i play on my computer?
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Depends if you have a soundblaster compatible sound chip in the laptop. Playing games in B&W with little or no sound support doesnt sound like fun to me.
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the windows lunar lander is good.
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There was an old strategy game I used to play years ago on my 286/16...

It was called "The Ancient Art of War". I will run in CGA or Monochrome mode (with a Hercules MCGA emulator). I have no clue where the game might be acquired, but this is what it looks like:

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The Ancient Art of War link is abandonware, with a direct download link :no: .
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frogboy_90 wrote:The Ancient Art of War link is abandonware, with a direct download link.
I did not post a direct download link. The legal questions regarding the content of the Home of the Underdogs website is thier problem, not mine.

At any rate, I will not make the mistake of posting a link to any part of the Home of the Underdogs website on this board again, so you need not be concerned about that anymore.

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Haha, no, I once met a person with a laptop like that. (Well, slightly slower) Needless to say, even some of the higher-end, engine-loaded zzt games (Chrono Wars X, Mercenary, Rhygar 3, etc.) ran slowly on it. ;)

Actually, I'd like to try and run Doom 3 or Half-Life 2 (not to be released until this November) on that computer for 3 reasons: A. the challenge of even getting it installed, B. to redefine "lag", C. to watch what happens when one of those old laptops explodes. :)
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