Gaming on old systems (was Re: Twiggys [was: Re: ka... ching!])

geneb geneb at
Wed Oct 12 12:05:52 CDT 2016

On Wed, 12 Oct 2016, Jerry Kemp wrote:

> This discussion is stirring up so many old memories.
> I distinctively recall, back at the time that this was relevant, that the 
> (DOS) network game play was disrupting/saturating networks, because, if I 
> recall the article correctly, the game was communicating with other nodes 
> using broadcast packets, vs unicast or multicast packets.
If memory serves it caused quite a stir at Intel at one point. :)


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