Category Archives: DOS / Win PC

My Skylake Gaming PC Build [Updated]

A month ago I shared my feelings about Hello Games’ space exploration game No Man’s Sky. (Spoiler: I loved it — and still do, about 150 hours in.) In the post I mentioned that parts were in the mail for … Continue reading

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Holiday Music Week III at r/Retrobattlestations

Once again the season is upon us, and that means it’s Holiday Music Week over at /r/Retrobattlestations. Holiday Music Week III, to be precise. While I fired up the Apple IIgs for a previous HMW, this year I’ve put the … Continue reading

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Behold: The 5×86 System Build Is Complete!

Back in November I became inspired by the knowledge that my favorite old school DOS MODplayer had “recently” received an update, and expressed my intention (part 1) to more-or-less recreate the 486-class DOS PC upon which I enjoyed many, many … Continue reading

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DOS Box Build: Update #1

A few weeks back I wrote a post detailing my desire to build a 486-class DOS box. In the time since then, I’ve been actively digging parts out of my storage shelves and scanning eBay for the remaining, needed items. … Continue reading

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Setting Out to Build a 486-Class DOS Box

[UPDATE: This turned into a three-part post, with a video of the build process at the end. So, read on!] This is a quick post to lay out the plan for a retro project that has recently struck me and … Continue reading

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