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Pole Position II Skids Onto Nintendo Switch & PS4 Later This Week

Time Extension about 3 days ago

Arrives on December 7th.Namco's racing sequel Pole Position II will be coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop & PS4 this week on December 7th, as reported by Famitsu. It joins the original game, which was released across both consoles earlier this year on …

Software Compatibility Question

VCFed about 3 days ago

Hey everyone, I downloaded Elcotel PNM manager 2.2 (pay phone programming software) for running on my 386DX/33. However, the manual says it needs a 486, MS-DOS 6.2, and Windows (95, 98, or NT). Has anyone had success with running software with a computer …

xflash utility for Teknor ISA Single Board Computers SBC

VCFed about 4 days ago

hi all, I have a Teknor AT4 single board computer (486sx33), and from reading the manual there is a utility called 'xflash' that is used to manage the flash memory that is used to boot the computer as if it had a disk in the A: drive. The SBC i have i …


VCFed about 5 days ago

Offered free to good home, my 5.25" floppy collection of MS-DOS software comprised mostly of MS-DOS system disks, Turbo Pascal, C, debuggers, and related along with Microsoft C and QuickC. This is a non-specific list but the collection contains the 19 …

MS-DOS utility collections

VCFed about 11 days ago

Any good ISO or torrents of miscellaneous DOS utilities/programs? Here are the ones I'm looking for: pkzip zoo telix list ... or any good directory lister I can find everything individually so I guess I could always make one. It's not too many items. I' …

Review: Duke Nukem Collection 2 - A Trio Of Duke's Less Essential Adventures

Time Extension about 15 days ago

Smells like someone cut the fromage.Although Duke Nukem's history is filled with notable titles – the much-delayed Duke Nukem Forever being perhaps the most infamous of all – it's fair to say that his most beloved game is 1996's Duke Nukem 3D, an FPS c …

Review: Duke Nukem Collection 1 - The King's First Three Adventures In One Place

Time Extension about 15 days ago

Shake it, baby.A few years before he was "all outta gum", Duke Nukem starred in a pair of MS-DOS action platformers which were distributed as shareware. Created by Apogee Software, Duke Nukem (1991) and Duke Nukem II (1993) were two rare beasts, at least o …

Remote file downloading examples for TOPS-10

VCFed about 16 days ago

All -- Back in this thread (DEC-10: connecting remote sites and usage in 20HAL) from a few years ago, I mentioned reverse engineering an old tool used during the development of MS-DOS 1 and the IBM-PC (described on my web site here). I've made much progre …

Need Help Creating MS DOS 6.22 Boot Disks

VCFed about 23 days ago

I have just purchased, a Tandy 1400LT and I would like to run DOS 6.22 on it since I would like to have the most up to date dos and I would like to play around with Zip Disks and other storage media that DOS 3.2 won't support. I know 6.22 cannot fit on one …

Reading files from DEC Rainbow drive image

VCFed about 23 days ago

I read the ST-412 (RD51) drive into a sector image using Dave Gesswein's mfmemu and would like to loop mount the MSDOS partition under Linux and read out the files. So far I've been able to decipher the Rainbow partitioning scheme (described in the DEC MS …

Rainbow 100 Hard-disk partition scheme?

VCFed about 25 days ago

I have a failing ST-412 in my Rainbow 100B and would rather not lose the files that came on it. Today I was able to read a sector data image from it using a Gesswein mfmemu. However I cannot figure out how to loop mount the partitions on a Linux system a …

32-bit acorn software: classic games • Decent PD, Freeware, Shareware Games?

Stardot about 27 days ago

Below are some of my favourites, please feel free to suggest more (including cover disk exclusive games).Ace Crusader - decent Defender clone with end of stage bosses - below average graphics but plays pretty wellShangai - the version by Julian Jiggi …

Vintage software diskettes and CDs

VCFed about 28 days ago

I'm looking to get rid of a collection of software installation disks dating to the mid 1990s. Before just tossing them in the trash, I'm exploring whether anyone collects such treasures. I see some of this software is being sold via eBay, but I wonder i …

Chit Chat • Unpreserved games: Have you played any?

Lemon64 about 1 month ago

In my case as a CPC/MS-DOS/PS1/PS2 guy, I have the good or bad luck of having played one MIA game (Missing in Action, games that were never preserved).But it was probably a homebrew game that was basically very close to many other games but with a few var …

IBM ISA 16 BIT 16/4 Token Ring Adapter issues

VCFed about 1 month ago

Hi guys, Has anyone setup the IBM ISA 16 BIT 16/4 Token Ring Adapter under MSDOS? I'm trying to use the IBM local area network support program 1.1 (DXMA0MOD.SYS and DXMC0MOD.SYS in my config.sys) which I used with my 8bit ISA Token Ring network adapter but …

(msdos) how to get the most out of floppies with bad sectors

VCFed about 1 month ago

Hi everyone, I have a done quite a few repairs but I have never tried to repair floppies. I know that there is an entire community around preserving vintage floppies, with specific tools that I have never used, one of which with 'flux' in the name,iirc …

Anniversary: Sam & Max: Hit The Road Turns 30 This Month

Time Extension about 1 month ago

"You're an ignorant dolt, Max".Sam & Max: Hit the Road, one of LucasArts' most beloved point-and-click adventures, is 30 years old this month (thanks, @Bhaal_Spawn).Based on Steve Purcell's anthropomorphic detective duo, the game launched on MS-DOS in …

Cinemaware's Rocket Ranger Is Coming To Atari Jaguar 35 Years Later

Time Extension about 1 month ago

Take to the skies!Atari Age has announced that Rocket Ranger, Cinemaware's action-adventure game inspired by The Rocketeer comics, is getting a port for the Atari Jaguar that will be arriving on its store.Originally released in 1988 for the Commodore Amiga …

PC 486SX (ao486) • etherdfs-client and MS-DOS 6.22 on PC 486SX!

MISTerFPGA about 2 months ago

Hi!I've downloaded the official Dos Tools for networking on AO486 core here ... AO486 I've installed MS-DOS 6.22 on a VHD partition, I've launched PPPDD.EXE and I've got correctly a ip on …

Windows 2.x Installation Disk/Files

VCFed about 2 months ago

So, here is my conundrum, I have a 286 computer, with ms-dos installed. I want to however, also install Windows 2.x, preferable Windows 2.1, windows/286 onto as a "graphical" interface. I originally wanted to download some windows 2.1 files onli …

Games • Is Bruce Lee the only game where player 2 can control the "bad guys" while player 1 completes the levels?

Lemon64 about 2 months ago

Hey guys, I'm mostly a CPC/MS-DOS/PS1 fan from Spain, but I appreaciate all retro platforms. I believe the true war should be retro Vs. modern. I created this account to ask this question here as this seems a very active forum and Bruce Lee came out for m …

Help & Support • Read MS-DOS disk with 1571 and zoomfloppy

Lemon64 about 2 months ago

Hi. I wanted to image some old MS-DOS 5.25" diskettes using kryoflux but found out that my disk drive has died.I understand the 1571 can read MS-DOS disks. Is it possible somehow to use that drive for imaging, in combination with zoomfloppy? I tried nibre …