DOS - 1988
Description of Popcorn
Lacral Software gave birth to Popcorn (also known as PopCorn 1988) in 1988, with the help of Lacral Software as publisher. Cool action game, the player evolve in a arcade, paddle / pong theme with a perspective.
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Damiano 2015-06-12 0 point DOS version
Moonbug, i think the solution to your situation would be running it on say XP machine in VirtualBox, where the speed is actually hypersonic, i checked. To fix that you simply need to use popspeed.exe in the console, and set up the right slowdown interruption, where afaik the higher the number the slower the game. Good luck!
moonbug 2015-05-04 0 point DOS version
This game is great, but I can't get it to run well in dosbox. It's a catch-22 situation... On on hand the game setup is very slow: the program takes forever to draw the title screen, particle animation during menu screen is obviously much slower than it should be, and the level setup (first time you play, or after you lose a life) is very slow. Setting core=normal instead of core=auto made no difference. WIth cycles=auto, the setup stuff is very slow, but the game runs too fast. On my machine, setting cycles to 850 makes the game playable and fun, but then the setup stuff becomes even more slow, to the point that you can go make coffee or whatever every time you lose a life. Has anyone got this game running reasonably well in dosbox?
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