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My SBCC Intro.
« on: November 06, 2009, 04:00:24 PM »
Hi all :)

I've fixed computers in the past but never built one. Until last week that is. I bought a lot of old computer parts and built myself a nice classic gaming system.

Specs are:
- 200W PSU
- a 3.2 GB HDD
- 128 MB RAM
- Motherboard with USB 1.1, Graphics, Sound... on it
- a 3.5 inch floppy and a CD-ROM drive
- OS's include Dos 6.22 with Windows 3.1, but I'm gonna add 95 and NT for a tri-boot

I may get some pictures on here soon (or may not, Im real busy these days).

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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2009, 10:06:50 AM »
Cool.

What games are you running on it?
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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2009, 11:08:53 AM »
Looks like it'll work good for some classic gaming and flash back goodness. :) Got you added to the SBCC and add your profile icon.
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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2009, 10:16:31 AM »
What games are you running on it?
Mainly high-end DOS games (Doom, SimCity2000, NHL Hockey 93, Civil War, Maniac Mansion...) as well as some Windows 95/98 games. By the way if you have have suggestions for great DOS games to play let me know (PM is fine).
Looks like it'll work good for some classic gaming and flash back goodness. :) Got you added to the SBCC and add your profile icon.
Thanks. Yah It'll bring back some memories of "the good ol' days".

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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2009, 10:18:00 AM »
MechWarrior
Need For Speed (the original)
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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2009, 10:22:58 AM »
Oops forgot to mention that I have Need For Speed (I'm almost certain it's the original). But however I'll check out MechWarrior. It sounds like a war game, I prefer games in the Adventure & Action genes mostly.

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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2009, 10:24:26 AM »
Duke Nukem...
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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2009, 10:30:50 AM »
If memory serves me correctly there was an expansion pack called 'Ghost Bear Legacy' as well.

However I can't find it listed in WIKI.
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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2009, 04:38:16 PM »
quote from cityscape; I bought a lot of old computer parts

i can get all the second hand pc parts i want free the q; is , would they all work together in my pc or would

they have to be checked out first , i mean do parts from 1 make work with another

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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2009, 04:41:04 PM »
Harry 48, you really need a new topic post on this one.  You would be amazed at how well backwards compatibility works, however there is a lot of hardware that won't play well with others.
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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2009, 05:04:02 PM »
i can get all the second hand pc parts i want free the q; is , would they all work together in my pc or would

they have to be checked out first , i mean do parts from 1 make work with another
Sometimes "Yes" and sometimes "No". You'd have to do that research. The main area's where you'd have compatibility issues are motherboards, processors, cards (graphic, sound...) and RAM. Some stuff like PSUs, drives (HDD, FDD & CD) cables... are pretty much compatible almost everywhere.
Harry 48, you really need a new topic post on this one.
Good idea, if you'd like help figuring out which parts are compatible and which arn't start a new topic and people can help you.

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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2009, 12:05:00 PM »
will do quantos later


Cityscape , was'nt trying to high jack just wanted yes or no  ;)

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Re: My SBCC Intro.
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2009, 03:01:05 PM »
Cityscape , was'nt trying to high jack just wanted yes or no  ;)
I knew you weren't Harry. Your a regular user & I know you wouldn't go about highjacking posts. :)