Re: Re[2]: NOVA cards

From: Jo Even Skarstein <>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 15:13:56 +0200

On Thu, 25 Sep 1997, Magnus Kollberg wrote:

> The only thing you can't use is vbl interrupt I guess, or? But you don't
> always need that either, do you?

There's no problem in using the vbl in GEM as well, but
screen-swapping *might* be a problem.

> It would be realy nice too see some gem games as well. Games like simcity,
> Popoulus etc. could very well be done in GEM and I would actully think
> they would be much better if they were made in GEM. AS long as it's not
> a shotemup game I see no reason to make them use GEM.

And if it doesn't use GEM directly (i.e. use windows and stuff), it
should be quite possible to make it work with GEM, perhaps with a
hotkey to switch back to GEM during playing.

** Jo Even Skarstein
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