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Old 12-14-04, 08:42 PM   #13
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Default Re: Commander Keen

1: Commander keen is the **** i play it @ work sometimes on a 400mhz celeron

2: Death rally was also the ****.

3: Anyone remember hovertank 3d?? I downloaded it off of prodigy it was like 12 bucks
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Old 12-14-04, 08:43 PM   #14
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Ive no idea on what is best, Just try Vdms. It's easy enugh to use and understand. It emulates all the things you need for old dos games. But as dosbox, it's just an emulator so it isnt 100% compatible with all games.

Ive never botherd to try it with commander keen as I never liked those games.
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Old 12-14-04, 09:03 PM   #15
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Quoting your sig, what's the point? What was last week and what's equally lame. I'm lost.
What's the point of what? The smilie means that it's old news. The quality of the program would perhaps suggest so .
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Old 12-14-04, 09:53 PM   #16
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DosBox is fine except for its awful sound stutters.

NOTE: Leaving the CPU cycles for DosBox at 3000 seems to resolve all sound stutters for me.

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Old 12-18-04, 01:48 AM   #17
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VDMsound is ok....but it's a lot older than DosBox, and it doesn't correct the screen tearing effects in Windows dos. DosBox is the best until they release the source code and someone makes a decent win32/64 port.
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Old 12-18-04, 11:03 AM   #18
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If you ever become tired of playing the standard commander keen you can download mods and level paks at http://www.cosmicoding.com/keendom and http://www.spatang.com/ck/dl.php. Some of them require keen 2, 3 or 5, but they are very fun.
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Old 12-18-04, 12:15 PM   #19
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Hmm, what about Jill of the Jungle? ElectroBody? Dangerous Dave? Scorched Earth?
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Old 12-19-04, 10:32 PM   #20
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This program is fantastic. I had a couple old Apogee games on floppy that I couldn't even get to work in Windows 98, but they run absolutely perfectly on XP with DOSBox and D-Fend as the front. There also was a stubborn little DOS game called Laser Light that I could get to run, but without sound or mouse. These two progs took care of that problem.

I think it's really sad how I have this relatively high-end gaming computer but I'm spending my time playing DOS games.
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Old 12-20-04, 03:59 PM   #21
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This program is fantastic. I had a couple old Apogee games on floppy that I couldn't even get to work in Windows 98, but they run absolutely perfectly on XP with DOSBox and D-Fend as the front. There also was a stubborn little DOS game called Laser Light that I could get to run, but without sound or mouse. These two progs took care of that problem.

I think it's really sad how I have this relatively high-end gaming computer but I'm spending my time playing DOS games.
Yeah, Commander Keen uses only 453 kbs of my memory, or so it says when launching. I set DosBox to use all my memory.

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Old 01-25-05, 04:47 AM   #22
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Well here's my unfinished drawing of Billy Blaze (A.K.A. Commander Keen). I'll update it once I add some finishing touches and details. My friend seems to like the Pong game I drew on it more than the actual drawing.
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Old 01-25-05, 05:27 AM   #23
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Wow, that Dosbox program is great. I had a really old game I've been wanting to try out (Wolf, if you want to know), but I could never get it to work right. I even tried running it in a Windows 98 emulation program, but it still didn't quite work right and I was getting a lot of sound stuttering and such, but it runs almost flawlessly in DosBox. Couldn't quite get Sound Blaster sound effects to work, but changing it to Sound Source seems to work (man, I forgot how annoying it was needing to configure these old games). What's the default IRQ and I/O settings for the SB emulation of the program?


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I think it's really sad how I have this relatively high-end gaming computer but I'm spending my time playing DOS games.
Haha, don't remind me. We're literally turning our $1000 computers into 486s. And to think, some people make a big deal out of new games not pushing our technology, and here we are playing games from a decade ago, haha.

Oh, and lately I've also been rediscovering the joy of emulators. Replaying through some of my SegaCD games right now, boy some of those are fun. And regardless of what anyone says, I still think the graphics in Silpheed rock

Edit: oh, nice pic 99 to life. Very detailed, you definatly have some artistic talent
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Old 01-25-05, 05:41 AM   #24
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Edit: oh, nice pic 99 to life. Very detailed, you definatly have some artistic talent
Thanks, but it still needs some work and a signature when it's done.
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