This may be the most impressive demo I've ever seen.
drlegendre at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 03:00:21 CDT 2015
One question that could be asked, is - If IBM PC hardware had 'frozen' in
this basic state for a number of years, much as did the C-64 hardware, how
long would it have taken for the software to equal what we've seen
Necessity is the mother of invention.. makes one wonder just what's been
missed, with the rapid evolution of x86 and the now near-universal
availability of cheap compute cycles and vast system resources.
On Sat, Apr 11, 2015 at 12:32 AM, Ali <cctalk at fahimi.net> wrote:
> > http://trixter.oldskool.org/2015/04/07/8088-mph-we-break-all-your-
> > emulators/
> > This is a demo for the original 4.77MHz 8088 IBM PC with CGA. No sound
> > card, no hard disk, but 640kB of RAM.
> > It's astounding, from the music to the 256-colour graphics. An amazing
> > piece of work.
> I couldn't agree more. The original 8088 Corruption by Trixter was
> impressive. This is beyond words. I've been looking to see if I can DL it
> to use on my own systems. I will drop Trixter a line on VCF. Could you
> imagine if someone had done this, say in 1983, at Comdex? People would have
> gone nuts!
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