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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 22 January 2021, 10:16
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The market just preferred the dominant format for...

The market just preferred the dominant format for business, didn't care if the Amiga had 4000 colors and the PC had 16, they just wanted a high res (640x400 minimum), a hard drive and the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2021, 15:57
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True but didn't really took off. Better than the...

True but didn't really took off. Better than the Amiga for serious work (databases etc) for sure. I wonder if some business actually used it instead of PC and what applications it had.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2021, 11:58
Replies: 57
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Posted By nobody
Even Hercules was ok for most of the stuff they...

Even Hercules was ok for most of the stuff they were using. On the ST you needed an extra monitor for high res and extra cards-flicker fixers and monitors and hard drives on the Amiga. Way too much,...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 21 January 2021, 11:48
Replies: 57
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Posted By nobody
Actually they had all the serious applications...

Actually they had all the serious applications needed for a business plus a hard drive to safely store your data. On the other hand i have seen business running a simple database even on Amstrad...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2021, 13:47
Replies: 57
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Standard EGA monitors do not support use of the...

Standard EGA monitors do not support use of the extended color palette in 200-line modes, because the monitor couldn't tell if CGA or EGA so they had to use CGA palette.
64 color palette was...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 20 January 2021, 12:46
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The ST and Amiga were (way) better than EGA, the...

The ST and Amiga were (way) better than EGA, the ST in particular easily beats any EGA, just try to draw graphics with this palette lol.
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Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 January 2021, 18:32
Replies: 57
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Posted By nobody
I believe EGA and VGA had hardware scrolling but...

I believe EGA and VGA had hardware scrolling but wasn't used because it wasn't compatible with all cards and plus to be able to run in CGA that didn't have any hardware scrolling.
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