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Re: Heroes of Might and Magic III Dreamcast unreleased community fundraiser

Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2020 6:27 pm
by beanboy
Ian Micheal wrote:Game is written for a pc with large amounts of ram you dont do 1 to 1 port thats just insane not the dreamcast but the engine this whole game could be done on a amiga 2000 with 100 times less spec then a dreamcast


Ian Micheal wrote:There are games like this on amiga 2000 settlers 1 and 2 with more indepth then this is using less ram under 2 meg.. They would had to write the engine from the start not port it.. this porting pc games to dreamcast was always a mistake I have made it my self .. the dreamcast is a 3d powerhouse need to use the sh4 and pvr to do your work then it's much more powerful then the same spec pc.. You can use the 3d hardware to do 2d very well use less ram then just blit it using a framebuffer doing it like a pc.

It seems that a good handful of the devs back then, strangely went by this porting to the dreamcast thing, the wrong way. And because of that, it makes sense as to why they encountered, so many problems.

Also, I had to go on the net, to remember what sh4 was. It was an interesting read up. And that Settlers game was on the amiga? Wow! Interesting.


Ian Micheal wrote:There are games like this on amiga 2000 settlers 1 and 2 with more indepth then this is using less ram under 2 meg.

Wooah! Under 2 megs? Now that is amazing! :shock:
Those devs definitely had to be tech wizards to pull that off. :D

Re: Heroes of Might and Magic III Dreamcast unreleased community fundraiser

Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2020 7:43 pm
by Ian Micheal




settlers is amiga original that was ported to every thing even run on amiga500

Re: Heroes of Might and Magic III Dreamcast unreleased community fundraiser

Posted: Fri May 01, 2020 12:24 pm
by DreamcastUK
Krootox1986 wrote:
Is the game that good? I was going to wait for the dreamcast version but if its as good as everyone says I might just grab it. I think it's like £1.50 on GOG


Heroes of the might and magic 2 was great and I still play it online today via TCP/IP - I played Heroes of the might and magic 3 a few times and it was good but not as good as 2 in my opinion.

Added online play to the dreamcast would be amazing to the catalogue of online titles