Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/06/25/14:46:06

From: Meta <syzmik AT concentric DOT net>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: DJGPP vs. Watcom
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 1997 22:07:14 -0400
Organization: Concentric Internet Services
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To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
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Mike Collins wrote:
> In article <33ADD5C7 DOT 37EA AT concentric DOT net>, syzmik AT concentric DOT net says...
> >
> >> Before djgpp there was Doom.  After djgpp there was Quake.
> >Off topic, but....before there was pentium there was doom. After the
> >Pentium there was Quake :)
> I think the latter is a fair statement. The two games seem to me to
> present a similar game scenario. If DOOM can run on a slower PC, that
> surely points to its code being more efficient?

I hope you arent being serious. Quake is a 3d, realtime environment,
with tons of texturemapped polygons, and Doom is just a 2d fake, with
bitmap characters. Even the sound in Quake is more advanced

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