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Old 17 November 2018, 13:34   #1
Kriss7475
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Serial games over null modem cable with 2x WinUAE?

I want to play games like Lotus 2 with serial cable on 2 PCs. I have connected them with USB to RS-232 adapter and null modem cable. I have confirmed that it works with Termite (A program for opening a serial port). However when I launch WinUAE and add the port to Serial with options RTS/CTS, Direct and uaeserial.device Lotus 2 is stuck on Attempting to link up. Configuration is the same on both machines (Same Amiga, Kick, ADF etc.).

Edit: Also, does anyone know if something like that is possible on FS-UAE or amiberry?

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Old 17 November 2018, 22:13   #2
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Do not tick RTS/CTS or uaeserial.device. Direct only.

But note that it is not going to be stable because most serial linked action games expect very small serial latency (only few milliseconds or so), smaller than is possible when there is host OS/drivers in each end that will buffer the data temporarily.

Running two emulator sessions in same PC do work if you use "inter-process serial port".
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Thank you, I will try that.

Is there a possiblity to use second laptop as second monitor to get better latency? (I have 2 laptops and I wanted to play 4p Lotus 2 full-screen).
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