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Forum: OT - Gaming Today, 10:55
Replies: 101
Views: 5,265
Posted By SquawkBox
On the PS2, the following systems can be easily...

On the PS2, the following systems can be easily emulated (not an exhaustive list, but near complete) from a USB flash drive :

Atari VCS 2600 & 5200
NES
SNES
Mega Drive
PC Engine
...
Forum: OT - Technical Today, 07:17
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By SquawkBox
I would suggest uninstalling and reinstalling...

I would suggest uninstalling and reinstalling your GPU drivers. Before reinstalling though, make sure you use Guru3D's Display Driver Uninstaller in safe mode to clean the remaining traces of...
Forum: OT - Technical Yesterday, 12:01
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By SquawkBox
If you think you miss these updates, MS offers...

If you think you miss these updates, MS offers manual updates installation of each of these, namely KB4490628 and KB4474419. So, to add SHA-2 support to SP1 Window 7, go ahead and grab each update...
Forum: OT - Entertainment Yesterday, 00:08
Replies: 95
Views: 6,469
Posted By SquawkBox
Minty - Useless Man (1994) ...

Minty - Useless Man (1994)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqADU06VbyI
Forum: OT - Technical 23 May 2020, 22:39
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By SquawkBox
Use nVidia automatic driver detection applet aka...

Use nVidia automatic driver detection applet aka nVidia "Smart Scan" :
https://www.nvidia.com/Download/Scan.aspx?lang=en-us
Forum: OT - Entertainment 23 May 2020, 12:58
Replies: 64
Views: 5,636
Posted By SquawkBox
Mory Kante - Yeké Yeké (1987) RIP Mory Kante ...

Mory Kante - Yeké Yeké (1987) RIP Mory Kante


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVmS0SSSdWM
Forum: OT - General 22 May 2020, 07:36
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By SquawkBox
The good old days of LOTR creative memes : ...

The good old days of LOTR creative memes :


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_aEyN-w3NU
Forum: OT - Entertainment 22 May 2020, 06:27
Replies: 64
Views: 5,636
Posted By SquawkBox
Living in a Box - Living in a Box (1987) That...

Living in a Box - Living in a Box (1987) That ought to ring a bell :lol !


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHzfhU8t5i8
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 May 2020, 16:23
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By SquawkBox
If you have the room for a fat ass CRT, the 22''...

If you have the room for a fat ass CRT, the 22'' Mitsubishi Diamond Pro 2070SB will provide years of fun and enjoyment. I got mine a few years ago, and it still rocks. Only trouble is, these days...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 19 May 2020, 15:20
Replies: 64
Views: 5,636
Posted By SquawkBox
Baby's Gang - Challenger (1985) Italo-dance ftw! ...

Baby's Gang - Challenger (1985) Italo-dance ftw!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vN1cekvzY98
Forum: OT - General 19 May 2020, 02:38
Replies: 185
Views: 12,899
Posted By SquawkBox
Guys, have a look at this bad boy : ...

Guys, have a look at this bad boy :
https://github.com/drfrag666/ZDoom-CL/releases

ZDoom Classic is a fork of ZDoom 2.1.4 for Windows 9x and 486 (unlike other source ports, which have...
Forum: OT - General 19 May 2020, 00:07
Replies: 24
Views: 1,501
Posted By SquawkBox
Actually, as far as contact-tracing is concerned,...

Actually, as far as contact-tracing is concerned, B. Gates is working on some solution involving conducting country-wide interviews and gathering corresponding anonymized data in huge servers :...
Forum: OT - General 18 May 2020, 20:30
Replies: 24
Views: 1,501
Posted By SquawkBox
https://web.archive.org/web/20150208071606/http://...

https://web.archive.org/web/20150208071606/http://www.cioupdate.com/budgets/article.php/1477911/Linux-TCO-Less-Than-Half-The-Cost-of-Windows.htm

linux costing less meant bad news for MS. AFAIR MS...
Forum: OT - General 18 May 2020, 15:49
Replies: 24
Views: 1,501
Posted By SquawkBox
Well, there was a time him and S. Ballmer...

Well, there was a time him and S. Ballmer wouldn't have given a straight answer to that one : Why are MS and his partners trying so hard to prevent linux from becoming mainstream :confused ?
Forum: OT - General 18 May 2020, 13:51
Replies: 24
Views: 1,501
Posted By SquawkBox
I agree with Pyromania, rich people always have...

I agree with Pyromania, rich people always have that bias that money can buy anything, hence if he invests money he intends to reap the benefits in terms of increased notoriety nothing more. I don't...
Forum: OT - General 17 May 2020, 16:32
Replies: 185
Views: 12,899
Posted By SquawkBox
Yup, I've noticed that you posted some sound...

Yup, I've noticed that you posted some sound advice in pcem thread about using it in conjunction with DOS. Nice of you, though that's not exactly what I have been meaning to achieve throughout this...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 16 May 2020, 17:40
Replies: 57
Views: 2,329
Posted By SquawkBox
Activision's Apocalypse is a buoyant and...

Activision's Apocalypse is a buoyant and fast-paced run'n gun game on the PS1. It shares with Die Hard Trilogy the fact that Bruce Willis character is the main protagonist.
Forum: OT - General 14 May 2020, 03:55
Replies: 185
Views: 12,899
Posted By SquawkBox
Unlike VMWare or VirtualBox, pcem and its sibling...

Unlike VMWare or VirtualBox, pcem and its sibling 86box (same shit different gui anubis) need a very powerful host. Number of cores doesn't come into play, efficiency of the emulation rely solely on...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2020, 21:10
Replies: 57
Views: 2,329
Posted By SquawkBox
In 1998, Virgin published an arcade perfect port...

In 1998, Virgin published an arcade perfect port of both R-Type games for the PSX.
https://www.mobygames.com/game/playstation/r-types
Also, Strider 1 was included as a bonus with the Strider 2 CD....
Forum: OT - Gaming 13 May 2020, 02:24
Replies: 101
Views: 5,265
Posted By SquawkBox
See for yourself : ...

See for yourself :
https://store.steampowered.com/app/227380/Dragons_Lair/
You might want to get the GoG trilogy version (DL I, II and Space Ace all in one package). Picture quality is equally...
Forum: OT - General 13 May 2020, 01:31
Replies: 185
Views: 12,899
Posted By SquawkBox
Last night, I bite the bullet and meticulously...

Last night, I bite the bullet and meticulously installed Windows 95 OSR 2.5 using 86Box (a fork of pcem). One word of advice btw, do backup (just copy / paste the virtual HDD while pcem is turned...
Forum: OT - General 11 May 2020, 15:05
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By SquawkBox
I sometimes delete / edit with hindsight my own...

I sometimes delete / edit with hindsight my own posts usually when I notice I gave out too much info (anticipating erroneously what the last poster had in mind, and / or assuming he would go on...
Forum: OT - Gaming 10 May 2020, 21:07
Replies: 101
Views: 5,265
Posted By SquawkBox
If you get Dragon's Lair Blu Ray (released in...

If you get Dragon's Lair Blu Ray (released in 2007), you will notice it can be played without any emulator whatsoever. Just insert the BD in your BD player and use the remote to play the game. It's...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 10 May 2020, 05:49
Replies: 2,668
Views: 429,565
Posted By SquawkBox
A damn fine actor assuredly, though in his shoes,...

A damn fine actor assuredly, though in his shoes, I am not sure I would have given the green light to all the scenery portion depicting his character as a rookie unable to ride a horse properly. By...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 10 May 2020, 01:42
Replies: 2,668
Views: 429,565
Posted By SquawkBox
Had a great time watching this one, thanks buddy!

Had a great time watching this one, thanks buddy!
Forum: OT - General 07 May 2020, 05:48
Replies: 30
Views: 2,375
Posted By SquawkBox
Whenever you cross the route of a bat, pray that...

Whenever you cross the route of a bat, pray that it isn't one who has escaped from Wuhan P4 lab!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFCMoKizLzg

On a more serious note, man can contaminate cat /...
Forum: OT - General 06 May 2020, 17:47
Replies: 30
Views: 2,375
Posted By SquawkBox
The late French singer S. Gainsbourg had an...

The late French singer S. Gainsbourg had an interesting explanation about why he thought his nana, a female Staffordshire Bull Terrier, died :


(spoken) Lyrics translated from "des laids, des...
Forum: OT - General 04 May 2020, 12:23
Replies: 30
Views: 2,375
Posted By SquawkBox
I am not too sure dogs are concerned but very...

I am not too sure dogs are concerned but very recently, a domestic cat was diagnosed with Covid near Paris :...
Forum: OT - Gaming 02 May 2020, 23:32
Replies: 101
Views: 5,265
Posted By SquawkBox
I see. About demos, you could also watch on the...

I see. About demos, you could also watch on the big screen DVDs of Amiga demos and megademos recorded from actual Amigas (EAB made one also). I may provide you with a link to a couple of torrents...
Forum: OT - Gaming 02 May 2020, 19:16
Replies: 101
Views: 5,265
Posted By SquawkBox
Check if they all work properly or not, or if you...

Check if they all work properly or not, or if you enjoy them enough to play them extensively ? Or both ?
Forum: OT - Gaming 02 May 2020, 17:09
Replies: 101
Views: 5,265
Posted By SquawkBox
just curious, what would that mean "scan the...

just curious, what would that mean "scan the stuff" ?
Forum: OT - Gaming 02 May 2020, 15:35
Replies: 101
Views: 5,265
Posted By SquawkBox
Next, try to emulate the Jaguar, and then the...

Next, try to emulate the Jaguar, and then the CD-I (from Philips). Go for it, it's fun!
Forum: OT - Entertainment 02 May 2020, 15:26
Replies: 2,668
Views: 429,565
Posted By SquawkBox
A bit late to the party, but I watched Birdman...

A bit late to the party, but I watched Birdman yesterday. Fine Broadway centric movie, a bit reminiscent of the Wrestler (2008) featuring Mickey Rourke if you remember that one. Full title is...
Forum: OT - Gaming 01 May 2020, 17:19
Replies: 101
Views: 5,265
Posted By SquawkBox
You could emulate the Vectrex to play a Berzerk...

You could emulate the Vectrex to play a Berzerk version with lots of blinking :) .
Forum: OT - Gaming 30 April 2020, 00:31
Replies: 101
Views: 5,265
Posted By SquawkBox
What game(s) could be worth playing on the BBC ?...

What game(s) could be worth playing on the BBC ? Why not attempting to also emulate Apple II or Archimedes for additional systems, while we're at it :rolleyes ?
Forum: OT - General 29 April 2020, 18:57
Replies: 185
Views: 12,899
Posted By SquawkBox
It's EGA AFAIK. Commander Keen series was made...

It's EGA AFAIK. Commander Keen series was made compatible with Windows 10, as explained here (https://www.dosgamers.com/dos/dos-games/commander-keen). In case you'd rather play a version with...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 29 April 2020, 01:56
Replies: 95
Views: 6,469
Posted By SquawkBox
This will definitely help pulling up your socks! ...

This will definitely help pulling up your socks!
Shakalaka - Sweetbox (1995)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6IboYQ1wXQ
Forum: OT - General 28 April 2020, 18:02
Replies: 24
Views: 1,501
Posted By SquawkBox
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/04/02/asia/shenzhen-c...

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/04/02/asia/shenzhen-cats-dogs-ban-scli-intl/index.html

Starting first of May, 2020 Shenzhen will be prohibiting cats and dogs consumption. We've come a long way, baby!
Forum: OT - General 28 April 2020, 11:17
Replies: 185
Views: 12,899
Posted By SquawkBox
I did that myself for a few machines, CPC and...

I did that myself for a few machines, CPC and Amiga most notably, but soon noticed that the "hits" belonging to the later period of the machines I owned (Amiga 500, CPC 6128) were over-hyped in...
Forum: OT - Entertainment 27 April 2020, 18:06
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By SquawkBox
Can such advanced AI be trained to draw Dick, the...

Can such advanced AI be trained to draw Dick, the Darling all by itself ?

https://i30.servimg.com/u/f30/16/20/79/88/th/dragon10.jpg (https://servimg.com/view/16207988/285)

...I meant Dirk, the...
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