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So here's my problem: I have a Tandy 1000 HX with a CM-11 monitor (beauty!). I don't have the expansion memory so I'm only limited to 256K. Still waiting on one... :sleep:

 

Is there a website that lists games that take advantage of Tandy's enhanced graphics and how much memory they need?

 

If not, can some of you list some obscure ones?

 

Desperately need a title that uses Tandy's graphics with 256K.

 

Thanks

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Problem is that most if not all require more memory and the requirement is not specifically stated.

 

I had a 1000 SL that came with 384K memory. I also had a problem running many games that used the enhanced graphics since there was no separate, dedicated graphics RAM. I was largely limited to standard CGA titles. I know that King's Quest 4 would definitely not run.

 

There was a hidden option with the BIOS setup to allocate less memory to graphics, but this ran the risk of crashing the system.

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Gauntlet uses Tandy graphics and only requires 256K RAM according to Mobygames. In the link below you can click on "256K" and "Tandy/PCjr" for other games that meet those specs.

http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/gauntlet/techinfo

I had a 1000 SL that came with 384K memory. I also had a problem running many games that used the enhanced graphics since there was no separate, dedicated graphics RAM. I was largely limited to standard CGA titles. I know that King's Quest 4 would definitely not run.


I had King's Quest 4 for my 384K 1000 SL in 1989 and it worked fine. I still have it but my 1000 SL has been upgraded to 640K. There were 2 versions of KQ4 released. The most common used the SCI graphics engine and required 512K RAM which is the version you must have had. There was also a rarer version that used the original AGI engine (also used in KQ 1, 2, and 3) and required only 256K RAM.

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