reliving the games, tech and culture of the Win9X era

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The two contenders for 1994's hottest gaming graphics card look almost identical on paper, but are the result of opposite intentions by their creators. ATi's Graphics Pro Turbo, based on their fully 64-bit mach64 GX chip, was Team Red's attempt to deliver a world-beating Windows accelerator and stea...

One of my motivations for producing the Smug and Play podcast is to replay the Win9X era's greatest games on period-correct hardware. Having chosen December 1994, when PC Gamer Magazine debuted the their monthly demo CD-ROMs, as our starting point, I wanted to put together a machine that could've be...