[rescue] Last Call for ordering your Alpha system

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Tue Oct 31 07:19:52 CST 2006

>From: Phil Stracchino <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net>
>Date: 2006/10/31 Tue AM 06:28:54 CST
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Last Call for ordering your Alpha system

>Bill Bradford wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 10:15:33PM -0600, Erie Patsellis wrote:
>>> Aw, ethan, tell me that's not black hole, I hate you.....
>> What *I* want is a full-size Gauntlet.
>> Right now I have to live/deal with it on MAME.
>I had a copy of Gauntlet II written for a 4.77MHz 8086 ... written with
>processor-specific timing loops.  The last time I tried to play it was
>on a 486/25.  I'd start the game, there'd be a blur of motion, and I'd
>be dead....

Funny, I had that same problem on the full-size arcade game - I never thought to blame the CPU clock speed ;^)


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