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  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: @ronvalencia:Carmack wrote his Super Mario 3 demo in September 1990. The PC version of Golden Axe released in November 1990. So Carmack wrote his Mario demo before the PC port of Golden ...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said:@ronvalencia:1. Sales are irrelevant to the discussion.2. The 3D game you posted running on a 386DX-40 would run a lot slower on a 386DX-33. Either way, it still pales in comparison to th...

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  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said:@ronvalencia:1. Sales are irrelevant to the discussion.2. The 3D game you posted running on a 386DX-40 would run a lot slower on a 386DX-33. Either way, it still pales in comparison to th...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: @ronvalencia:1. Sales are irrelevant to the discussion.2. The 3D game you posted running on a 386DX-40 would run a lot slower on a 386DX-33. Either way, it still pales in comparison to t...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: @ronvalencia:Two of the 3D videos you posted are running on a 386DX-40, not a 386DX-33. The only one that is running on a 386DX-33 is Wing Commander, which pales in comparison to the X68...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: @ronvalencia:You clearly misinterpreted what I said...It's also worth mentioning another 68k-based computer, the Sharp X68000, which was the most powerful home gaming system of the 1980s...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: @ronvalencia: The 386DX-40 released in 1992, so those videos are irrelevant. It doesn't change the facts, that the X68000 was the most powerful home gaming system of the '80s, and that P...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: @ronvalencia:The article is referring to scrolling windows, not scrolling games. Scrolling a window is not the same thing as scrolling a game with background planes and sprites. The firs...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: @ronvalencia:Here's a Doom-like level in Geograph Seal:While Doom is using pseudo-3D sprite-scaling, Geograph Seal is using fully 3D polygons, which is a lot more intensive than sprite-s...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: @ronvalencia:The article is referring to scrolling windows, not scrolling games. Scrolling a window is not the same thing as scrolling a game with background planes and sprites. The fir...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: @ronvalencia:Hardware scrolling wasn't a built-in feature of the EGA or VGA chipsets. To get scrolling with these chipsets, it required programmers to come up with software routines that...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic Gun owner murders young adults at nightclub. on the Political Gamers board

    @Toxic-Seahorse said: @ronvalencia said: @Toxic-Seahorse said: I absolutely love how the right wing argument is "well the victims should have had guns" as if by not carrying a gun you deserve to die ...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: I agree the chunky-pixel format is better than the bit-plane format, especially for 3D games. But that's not the reason why PC (IBM-compatible) struggled with scrolling. The Sega Mega Dr...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic Tempted to sell switch and get laptop, anybody miss switch after getting rid of it?. on the System Wars board

    @mazuiface said: Why get a notebook computer when you can make a stronger desktop? Just use a laptop that's strong enough to use office, matlab, etc and stick to the stronger desktop for gaming.For m...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: @ronvalencia said: @Jag85 said: @jun_aka_pekto said: The capabilities of Motorola 68XXX computers (Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Apple Macs) initially far exceeded the capabilities of PCs b...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic My top 8 consoles or gaming microcomputers of all time. on the System Wars board

    @Jag85 said: @jun_aka_pekto said: The capabilities of Motorola 68XXX computers (Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, Apple Macs) initially far exceeded the capabilities of PCs back then. But, most apps in the ...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic ANTIFA Threatens Tucker Carlson and wife at his home. on the Political Gamers board

    @zaryia said:@ronvalencia said: 1. Why limit to domestic terrorism when ideologies can come from foreign sources? (hint: globalization)Omar Mateen has foreign ideology importation factors which is no...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic Gun owner murders young adults at nightclub. on the Political Gamers board

    @Toxic-Seahorse said: I absolutely love how the right wing argument is "well the victims should have had guns" as if by not carrying a gun you deserve to die out in public minding your own business. ...

  • ronvalencia posted a message in the forum topic Gun owner murders young adults at nightclub. on the Political Gamers board

    @LJS9502_basic said:@ronvalencia said: California has gun control but it doesn't stop law breakers.Open carry of loaded or unloaded firearms in public is generally prohibited, although open carry may...