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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2021, 19:30
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Posted By Foebane
Hmm, fair enough. I haven't read that...

Hmm, fair enough.



I haven't read that portion in ages, but as I recall, the book went out of its way to use layman's terms for everything, so non-computer literate people could understand it,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2021, 12:22
Replies: 57
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Posted By Foebane
Sorry, but the id Software story Masters of Doom...

Sorry, but the id Software story Masters of Doom never mentioned anything about EGA hardware scrolling when Carmack cracked smooth scrolling on PC, they said it was down to him only updating the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2021, 19:12
Replies: 57
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Posted By Foebane
That's cos Commodore f'ing didn't understand the...

That's cos Commodore f'ing didn't understand the Amiga AT ALL and were treating it like an IBM PC, which it WASN'T (it was BETTER). That stupid, lamebrained, asinine reason still irks me to this day.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2021, 17:43
Replies: 57
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Posted By Foebane
Obviously, Jack Tramiel was aiming for an...

Obviously, Jack Tramiel was aiming for an all-purpose computer, not a gaming (and as it turned out, ideal for video editing) system as the Amiga is.

Unfortunately, video editing for SD television...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 January 2021, 20:35
Replies: 57
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Posted By Foebane
I remember reading that the Atari ST used "off...

I remember reading that the Atari ST used "off the shelf" parts, so I got the impression that Atari, having lost the Amiga to Commodore, hastily threw together a simple design to be deliberately...
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