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Re: MS on Preserving Game History
Nov 18, 2021, 14:16
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Re: MS on Preserving Game History Nov 18, 2021, 14:16
Nov 18, 2021, 14:16
 
Yes it will take a larger FPGA in the future to do more advanced PC stuff, but its still pretty amazing for the price I'd say. The packs you mentioned are converted from ExoDOS and work pretty well. I'm just happy to be able to play Ultima 7 and the Hero's Quest/Quest For Glory series to their fullest, with MT-32 sound via the awesome mt32-pi.

I share a lot of experiences from MiSTer on a specific YouTube channel I made for the project here: https://www.youtube.com/c/MiSTerWalrusFPGA

Need to get more DOS videos up, but there's so much cool shit on there its hard to cover everything. Did Wolf3D and Doom w/ Sound Canvas already though ^-^
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Re: MS on Preserving Game History
Nov 18, 2021, 05:20
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Re: MS on Preserving Game History Nov 18, 2021, 05:20
Nov 18, 2021, 05:20
 
Want proper preservation today? Just put together a MiSTer FPGA. It's the retro device I always hoped for since the early days of emulation, now finally a reality.
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Re: Epic Welcomes Blockchain Games
Oct 17, 2021, 02:57
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Re: Epic Welcomes Blockchain Games Oct 17, 2021, 02:57
Oct 17, 2021, 02:57
 
Quote from Tim Sweeney less than 20 days ago on Twitter:

"We aren't touching NFTs as the whole field is currently tangled up with an intractable mix of scams, interesting decentralized tech foundations, and scams."

Not more than 3 weeks later, and just because Steam has taken a stance on this, they find another opportunity to differentiate their platform- in the worst way possible. It's no secret that blockchain usage in games is mainly centered around NFT "ownership" thus far, and he has openly acknowledged that these are a scam proposition. I think this is super-shady.

And holy shit I've never considered a ad blocker on mobile before commenting on this site from my phone. What an awful experience.. screen moving around constantly blocking what I'm typing as the keyboard and comment box fight for space with these ads attacking from both top and bottom at the same time. Complete shit.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Oct 10, 2021, 07:08
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Re: Out of the Blue Oct 10, 2021, 07:08
Oct 10, 2021, 07:08
 
I remember coming here for my daily quake news soon after the switch was made, I think linked from some quake fan page that listed a variety of news sources. This one always stood out to me as clean and easy to digest, plus I enjoyed the bits of humor sprinkled in here and there.

Flash forward all these years later and it's still the first thing that pops into mind when I want to check out general gaming news.

Thanks Blue and everyone who's helped along the way for the many years of information and entertainment. Hard to look at similar sites without yearning for the simplicity here, and the awesome blue/black theme ^-^
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Re: Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy Announced
Oct 9, 2021, 01:24
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Re: Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy Announced Oct 9, 2021, 01:24
Oct 9, 2021, 01:24
 
Looking forward to seeing a list of the music they chopped from the trilogy and the inevitable fan patch that restores them.
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Re: Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron's Workshop This Month
Sep 19, 2021, 13:16
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Re: Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron's Workshop This Month Sep 19, 2021, 13:16
Sep 19, 2021, 13:16
 
Good to see Taito with releases on Steam again. I hope they bring the Darius collections that released on switch and PS4 as well.

Bubble Bobble was one of my favorite games in the 80's. I remember the first time I saw an arcade cabinet for it, on the boardwalk of Daytona Beach. Great game. Even if this is just limited to local co-op, I'll take it!
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jul 17, 2021, 10:17
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Re: Out of the Blue Jul 17, 2021, 10:17
Jul 17, 2021, 10:17
 
Sandy Peterson "Quake Fun Facts"

https://youtu.be/QfwoTuoJln8

Sandy tells some good stories here- Topics range from American McGee getting slipped PCP when iD went out to dinner with Trent Reznor (and suspicions of Pantera involvement, LOL), tunnel vision in game design and accepting outside influence, to the Jaguar Doom 2 port.
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Re: Steam Deck Announced
Jul 15, 2021, 23:52
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Re: Steam Deck Announced Jul 15, 2021, 23:52
Jul 15, 2021, 23:52
 
Valve could really have a hit on their hands here if the streaming portion is done well (since it has such limited internal/fast storage), and also possibly eGPU capability. With the included displayport spec being able to handle 4k/120fps or 8k60, eGPU would make a lot of sense if they can pull it off.

Could also be an emulation powerhouse likely able to even do switch games better than the switch itself. Also doesn't look like its built like a toy, as the switch is.
Very intriguing.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jul 15, 2021, 13:34
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Re: Out of the Blue Jul 15, 2021, 13:34
Jul 15, 2021, 13:34
 
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jul 10, 2021, 01:46
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Re: Out of the Blue Jul 10, 2021, 01:46
Jul 10, 2021, 01:46
 
One of these days I'd like to put together or acquire one of those multi-game arcade boxes. I can promise you that the ability to play Donkey Kong will be one of the first criteria for this project.

Try out MiSTer FPGA. Since I left pretty much all of modern gaming about 3 years ago, this has been the main gaming platform in my house. Next-level stuff, even has a 486 core that can run Doom including Roland Sound Canvas support for best quality music on the classic. I moderate the main discord for MiSTer now and do testing on pretty much all cores on the platform. Donkey kong and its sequels are all there in their original arcade glory as well, with Capcom's CPS1/2 recently making it to MiSTer also.

Github link: https://github.com/MiSTer-devel/Main_MiSTer/wiki

My YT channel, specifically made to share MiSTer gameplay experiences: https://www.youtube.com/c/MiSTerWalrusFPGA
(Organized by system)

In this day and age, don't get some cheap chinese emulation box. The original console/computer/arcade quality (including original latency) is all achievable with a device that costs $180, and it's *well* worth it. Best deal in gaming I've ever encountered, and completely open source. Yes, it's really that good.
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Re: Cyberpunk 2077 Source Code Leaked?
Jun 5, 2021, 17:55
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Re: Cyberpunk 2077 Source Code Leaked? Jun 5, 2021, 17:55
Jun 5, 2021, 17:55
 
Hopefully online communities can do something special with the game/IP. CDPR certainly did not. Squirting out an unfinished experience was such a disappointing ending to the anticipation for this game. So much squandered potential, that maybe only the community can realize at this point.
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Re: Sunday Multiplex
May 31, 2021, 11:49
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Re: Sunday Multiplex May 31, 2021, 11:49
May 31, 2021, 11:49
 
Nice to see VQuake get some air time. A true rarity, and my first 3d accelerated Quake experience. 512x384 FTW ^_^
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Re: CD PROJEKT RED on Cyberpunk 2077 on Last-Gen Consoles
Dec 17, 2020, 22:08
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Re: CD PROJEKT RED on Cyberpunk 2077 on Last-Gen Consoles Dec 17, 2020, 22:08
Dec 17, 2020, 22:08
 
https://www.playstation.com/en-us/cyberpunk-2077-refunds/

Cyberpunk has been de-listed from the Playstation Store and seems to be offering refunds to *anyone* who purchased it there. What a mess this became.

Meanwhile I'm over 40 hours into it on PC and haven't had a single crash, with a handful of bugs here and there but nothing game breaking. This is with 5+ yr old hardware also (4790k, 980ti). I've been overall very impressed with the game so far. I really wish they would have just made it a PC-only game from the start, instead of ending up with the 5+ targets they are having to tune for now. Can only imagine it would have gone smoother that way, and likely been a deeper experience not constrained by what may be manageable on older console hardware. Still a great game.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Dec 17, 2020, 22:06
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Re: Out of the Blue Dec 17, 2020, 22:06
Dec 17, 2020, 22:06
 
https://www.playstation.com/en-us/cyberpunk-2077-refunds/

Cyberpunk has been de-listed from the Playstation Store and seems to be offering refunds to *anyone* who purchased it there. What a mess this became.

Meanwhile I'm over 40 hours into it on PC and haven't had a single crash, with a handful of bugs here and there but nothing game breaking. This is with 5+ yr old hardware also (4790k, 980ti). I've been overall very impressed with the game so far. I really wish they would have just made it a PC-only game from the start, instead of ending up with the 5+ targets they are having to tune for now. Can only imagine it would have gone smoother that way, and likely been a deeper experience not constrained by what may be manageable on older console hardware. Still a great game.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Mar 28, 2020, 03:27
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Re: Out of the Blue Mar 28, 2020, 03:27
Mar 28, 2020, 03:27
 
the new ootb looks good. solid suggestion.
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Re: Saturday Tech Bits
Jan 19, 2020, 04:57
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Re: Saturday Tech Bits Jan 19, 2020, 04:57
Jan 19, 2020, 04:57
 
As the famous prophet Woody Harrelson once said:

"Time to nut up or shut up"
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Jan 10, 2020, 00:42
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 10, 2020, 00:42
Jan 10, 2020, 00:42
 
this is not a streaming friendly game. half of the time you are just voyaging across the ocean manning different parts of a ship. not really what people tune into twitch for. elite 360 noscopes are few and far between here.

also, gotta take game pass numbers into that equation. not everyone who played this one extensively had bought it.
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Dec 29, 2019, 04:25
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Dec 29, 2019, 04:25
Dec 29, 2019, 04:25
 
i've had a blast with RDR2, and these numbers cant be conclusive without taking the rockstar launcher into account, which is probably where a majority of the sales have been, because of the superior pre-order bonuses and the direct line of communication via email, etc to everyone registered to their own Social Club from GTA and previous games.

Using a launcher to launch another launcher is not an optimal experience, IMO, and likely many people who bought on steam previously and had to deal with this, just got it from the source this time.
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Nov 29, 2019, 16:19
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 29, 2019, 16:19
Nov 29, 2019, 16:19
 
Nimh wrote on Nov 28, 2019, 21:03:
Mordecai Walfish wrote on Nov 28, 2019, 19:14:
the game ran perfect for me since launch, and i had maybe 1 crash getting through 50% of the game, but the most recent patch changed all that for me and there are numerous issues now. I wish they didnt force people to patch single player games like this.. everything was running so smoothly for me before.

I know this was not the norm for most people running the game, but it was rock solid on my system and its been a bit disappointing getting it forcibly downgraded like this so soon. its cheapened the single player experience with some of the physics bugs that have been introduced which kind of sucks because rdr2 single player is all ive been playing.

Try deleting all the files where your system.xml file is located (don’t delete system.xml). This should rebuild the cache properly.

Thanks. I deleted some vulkan files there before and it didn't help. I'll try nuking the rest
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Nov 28, 2019, 19:14
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 28, 2019, 19:14
Nov 28, 2019, 19:14
 
the game ran perfect for me since launch, and i had maybe 1 crash getting through 50% of the game, but the most recent patch changed all that for me and there are numerous issues now. I wish they didnt force people to patch single player games like this.. everything was running so smoothly for me before.

I know this was not the norm for most people running the game, but it was rock solid on my system and its been a bit disappointing getting it forcibly downgraded like this so soon. its cheapened the single player experience with some of the physics bugs that have been introduced which kind of sucks because rdr2 single player is all ive been playing.
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