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Well, what the heck, I'll try it. Ive been futzing around with Mame on my linux desktop and having a hard time so this might be a quick alternative.

It's pretty slow, might be my internet connection. Played a couple games of Dig-Dug and the screen froze. I keep having to close the program and restart. Maybe it's really busy.

The good news is that it saw my original Xbox controller without a problem. That was surprising and really cool

Updates later... Gotta Galaga now

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What is Antstream? Can a brother get some context?
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Free online retro game streaming. They provide arcade, Commodore and Spectrum games. Even some text adventures

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Here is a handy link, which you'd never guess was the URL!

https://antstream.com
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I am not enjoying my time with Antstream. Of course, as MAME folks here, there's no reason to use it, but even so. I have great internet, and shouldn't be playing LAGALAGA.
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How the hell are they stuttering on 24 kilobytes of Dig Dug?
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I'm on there now waiting for Galaga to start. Maybe once it's a loaded it'll play normally but right now it seems to be locked up. Now waiting for Missile Command to load.Huh, jumping in and out of Firefox seems to help the streaming lag. Or maybe it's just me entertaining myself here while waiting...I don't like Missile Command. I always feel guilty for letting down the human race when the cities get nuked.

oh well, maybe tomorrow will be better

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Well, I gave it three days and the lag issue is no better. I can play all the games from my laptop with no problems so I'm saying adieu to Antstream. More like Ant-trickle.

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AArdvark wrote: Wed Aug 04, 2021 4:41 pm Well, I gave it three days and the lag issue is no better.
Which reminds me of a joke:

Did you know Jesus Christ was a gamer, and that he had terrible lag?























Yeah, it took him three days to respawn!
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