IPX Networking

In the early nineties, a new way of playing games was introduced: network play. It was something I have never heard of before, because at that time I was just a teenager with only my game computer in my room without any connection to the outside world. It was unthinkable to me that computers could…

Taking the Admiral PC to the next level

Hi retro addicts! Remember one of the first posts I made for this blog? It was about a little – well, pretty big – gem I got from AuronnBE, the infamous Admiral PC which came back to life again after a difficult rebirth. I didn’t want the story to end there and decided to upgrade…

DOS VGA Benchmarking

Hi all, A couple of days ago i’ve found a great post on Vogons by Mau1wurf1977. It seems like he’s almost equally obsessed with Retro DOS machines & Retro DOS games like myself 😉 His post is about creating a VGA Benchmark Database worldwide for DOS computers 😉 It immediately grabbed my attention because it reminded…

DOS meets LAN

So now you have your precious DOS Retromachine installed with all its necessary components to begin playing the games you always wanted to; and having a lot of original Big Box Games is a plus because you can install them directly from the CD-ROM or floppy. But what about the ones you download from one…

The Admiral PC I got from AuronnBE

Hi everyone, AuronnBE was talking about an old PC he came across at his parents in law. It appears that it has been shuffed away on the attic collecting dust. He first wanted to sell it on a flea market, ’cause he thought it would be worth a lot of money 😉 He asked me what the prize…