Random VGA question: 160x200 "high color" mode?

Ryan K. Brooks ryan at hack.net
Wed Mar 2 11:01:52 CST 2016

On 3/2/16 11:00 AM, Christian Groessler wrote:
> On 03/02/16 04:30, Josh Dersch wrote:
>> Awhile back a "pre-alpha" version of the PC classic "DOOM" was 
>> unearthed (dated Feb 28, 1993), and it claims to support a "high 
>> color" VGA mode.  From the README.TXT:
>>         "Use High-color DAC (160 x200, but great color!)
>>         (Only newer VGA cards have this-if it looks OK, ya got it)
>>         (This may--okay, will--REALLY screw up the playscreen's
>>          graphics.  Just look at the neat colors and don't worry.)"
How about asking Carmack on twitter?

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