great abandonware for your classic PC
cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Mar 16 22:57:03 CDT 2010
> On 3/16/2010 9:34 PM, Randy Dawson wrote:
> > I write software too, I wrote the first ever multimedia program for the PC in DOS and Windows, the roller coster simulator COASTER. (realtime fractal video decompression, with audio)
On Tue, 16 Mar 2010, Jim Leonard wrote:
> Absolutely positively NOT the first multimedia program for the PC. I'm
> sure you are proud of your creation, but there are many examples of
> prior art by several years. Sherlock Holmes in 1991 comes to mind, or
> if you're a stickler for "PC *and* Windows" then Jones in the Fast Lane
> in 1992 has you beat with both versions on the same CDROM.
I saw some crappy demos of multimedia programs for the PC in 1986.
But, If Randy wants to state that his was BETTER than all that came before
his, then I don't have an argument.
Grumpy Ol' Fred
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