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Rax by Raxsoft Development

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Release
A very early 'demo'nstration designed for high-end PC's of the era.
2 items
rax.zip
  • rax.doc
  • rax.exe
Metadata
  • Zip / DOS   Cracktro or intro
  •   Demozoo   Pouët

Emulating RAX.EXE in DOSee.

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If the emulation is taking too long to load, you can turn it off.

Applying changes will reload the page and reboot the emulator





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DOS programs need a keyboard for user input
Some common keys used in DOS programs

ENTER to select or continue
ESC to navigate back or exit
are often used to navigate menus


Emulation too slow?
Set the emulator to use maximum CPU speed
Need to turn off the audio?
Disable sound card support

Have no audio?
  1. Try SoundBlaster 1.0 hardware
  2. Try Covox Sound Master hardware
  3. The song or audio file maybe missing from the program
  4. Audio may not be supported
    Unlike other systems of the era, audio for DOS was unfortunately complicated for both programmers and end users alike. A lot of early scene software didn't bother including it. While those that did often didn't test it on all the hardware they supposedly supported.


Want to hack around in the DOS prompt?
  1. Mount the DOS tools drive with automatic run program turned off
  2. Then dir u: to list the utilities, some included programs 4dos.com cp.exe acidview.exe pictview.exe
  3. Use mount to list the emulated drives
  4. Learn the DOSBox commands

DOSee pronounced dos/see, is our emulator used to run MS-DOS based software in your web browser.

MS-DOS (Microsoft DOS) was the primary operating system used by PCs during the 1980s to the early 1990s and is the precursor to Microsoft Windows.


DOSee is a slimmed down, modified port of The Emularity.

The Emularity is a multi-platform JavaScript emulator that supports the running of software for legacy computer platforms in a web browser. It is the same platform that's running emulation on the Internet Archive.

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       RAX.EXE 3 Dimensional EGA Demonstration (128K EGA required)

This program demonstrates both 3 dimensional rotation and dithering of 4096
colors for the Enhanced Graphics adaptor.  Press SPACE BAR for successive
windows, ESC to exit.

This program was written in Microsoft C 4.0 on a Compaq 386 and does not use
any floating point arithmetic.  xxx87 processors will have no effect on
execution speed.  Slower than mollasses on an 8088, bearable on an AT,
impressive on a 12Mhz AT, but amazing on a 386.  If you can get this program
to a fast machine, try it...you'll like it.

                           Raxsoft Development
                           3259 Marlene Drive
                           Lafayette, CA 94549
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