reply to post by Casandra
I got lost just then looking at the alley cat piccy, had memories of playing it as a kid, thought it was silly but it is still tuck firmly in my
I'm the same. All the games these days, 20gb of data, all equates to a lengthy boring movie with a few clicks between scenes. You don't play
anything in so much as you just play along.
The old games still to this day elicit fond memories, dos prompt, boot disks, editing autoexec.bat and config.sys with menus to boot up with cd-rom
support or no upper memory blocks reserved for things... so all your ram could be used, all 640k of it.
Death track, off road racing, Nuke WAR (I cracked that one myself with debug back in the day, lmao).. they all had something. Star control II.. what
was it.. I can never find it.
I've loaded dos box, c64 emulators, sharpmz700 emulators, but they all fall short.
I've tried using really old hardware to do it dos style again. But you soon remember all the problems that you were once adept at solving, but have
long since been neglected needs, have become faded fragments of success and discovery..
I miss the old days of sitting up till 6am every night programming and learning hacks, tricks, tips, about the machines I used.
It's all gone these days. The nostalgia I felt, cannot be reclaimed. The fondness remains now in the memory alone, and the years of magic are
Now it's all swipe click point shoot tweet.
and the attention span required of the games is so lacking that they need 19 gigs of pretty pictures and stereo sound track to keep the players