A guide for using Dosemu2 to play Door Games on Mystic BBS
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A guide for using Dosemu2 to play Door Games on Mystic BBS

I am creating this guide because there is a TON of misinformation out there related to Dosemu. The biggest of these, there are two versions available. While the names are similar and they share a common code base there are some major differences between the two making the existing information difficult to distill.

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I am in the process of putting together a new Retro PC build on a platform that I never owned personally but, found extremely fascinating, The Intel Pentium Pro. I wanted something special for the chassis. To keep with the formula, it needed to be an AT case and I have always liked having a digit display. Sadly, the turbo feature will not be available but, a keylock would be a nice addition.

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    EK is one of the biggest names in watercooling thanks to the droves of computer hardware enthusiasts flocking to build a custom PC without having to modify anything. These is one of the major reasons why DIY watercooling has taken off and effectively taken the guesswork out of building a custom water loop.

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    We all know about the troubles associated with the 12VHPWR PCI Express power connector causing issues in certain systems and making cable management a major problem in most builds. Well, beQuiet has a solution and goes beyond the simple 90-degree connector or questionable multi colored plugs.

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