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I'm going to have to return True Crime: NYC because it's not compatible with the Xbox 360, as well as the Diablo box set (unfortunately) because I can't get it to work with Windows 7, but the rest remains. I'm gonna re-buy True Crime: NYC for the PS2 or Gamecube soon, and also buy a new (working) PS2 in the near future.... my current one is really hit-and-miss.
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Originally posted by J-Man J-Man wrote:

I'm playing Chrono Trigger for the SNES at the moment (as well as Resident Evil 4 and the original Forza Motorsport):



I can't believe I've never played it before now... I've only played about an hour of it, and I'm already completely sucked in. There's a reason this game is considered a timeless masterpiece.

And the music...



This song is a masterpiece.
 
Agreed on both accounts, amazing OST and one of the best RPGs I've ever played, and one I've been over many times since the 90s, great game indeed
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^ oh, and for me, Diablo II worked ok on Windows 7  - surprisingly in Compatability mode, though I imagine you've tried that already?
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Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

^ oh, and for me, Diablo II worked ok on Windows 7  - surprisingly in Compatability mode, though I imagine you've tried that already?


Yep. I actually returned it today (now I have 20 bucks in store credit) because I couldn't get rid of a few glitches.

The game took about 10 minutes to appear after clicking on the icon, and when it did appear the color palette was all screwed up. It also ran through every single letter and symbol in the top left corner of my screen before I could play. Confused Tried downloading a copy, getting a patch, compatibility mode, and just about everything else, and I just couldn't get it to play correctly.

That's why I'm a console gamer for life! LOL
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Originally posted by J-Man J-Man wrote:

Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

^ oh, and for me, Diablo II worked ok on Windows 7  - surprisingly in Compatability mode, though I imagine you've tried that already?


Yep. I actually returned it today (now I have 20 bucks in store credit) because I couldn't get rid of a few glitches.

The game took about 10 minutes to appear after clicking on the icon, and when it did appear the color palette was all screwed up. It also ran through every single letter and symbol in the top left corner of my screen before I could play. Confused Tried downloading a copy, getting a patch, compatibility mode, and just about everything else, and I just couldn't get it to play correctly.

That's why I'm a console gamer for life! LOL
 
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So Bioware is calling voice actors in for the Extended Cut for Mass Effect 3.  This is a good sign.

And once more, since I can't emphasize it enough, FUCK THE INDOCTRINATION THEORY.
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Originally posted by SKwid SKwid wrote:

Originally posted by J-Man J-Man wrote:

Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

^ oh, and for me, Diablo II worked ok on Windows 7  - surprisingly in Compatability mode, though I imagine you've tried that already?


Yep. I actually returned it today (now I have 20 bucks in store credit) because I couldn't get rid of a few glitches.

The game took about 10 minutes to appear after clicking on the icon, and when it did appear the color palette was all screwed up. It also ran through every single letter and symbol in the top left corner of my screen before I could play. Confused Tried downloading a copy, getting a patch, compatibility mode, and just about everything else, and I just couldn't get it to play correctly.

That's why I'm a console gamer for life! LOL
 
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I'm never sure if someone is saying "quoted for truth" or "quit fucking trolling."

...Either way I disagree.  I hate being tied down to a console.  I like to be able to freely upgrade my system and mod my games.  Also a keyboard and mouse feels a lot more accurate.
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SKwid, Yeah, console can be more reliable - I guard my SNES, Megadrive and 64s very jealously because I'll be cut if they ever breakdown
J-Man, wow, you went through so much more than I did to get it working, damn, what a rip. At least there is talk of Diablo III coming to console
 
I do love mouse and keyboard for some games but
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Originally posted by Xaxaar Xaxaar wrote:

Originally posted by SKwid SKwid wrote:

Originally posted by J-Man J-Man wrote:

Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

^ oh, and for me, Diablo II worked ok on Windows 7  - surprisingly in Compatability mode, though I imagine you've tried that already?


Yep. I actually returned it today (now I have 20 bucks in store credit) because I couldn't get rid of a few glitches.

The game took about 10 minutes to appear after clicking on the icon, and when it did appear the color palette was all screwed up. It also ran through every single letter and symbol in the top left corner of my screen before I could play. Confused Tried downloading a copy, getting a patch, compatibility mode, and just about everything else, and I just couldn't get it to play correctly.

That's why I'm a console gamer for life! LOL
 
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I'm never sure if someone is saying "quoted for truth" or "quit fucking trolling."

...Either way I disagree.  I hate being tied down to a console.  I like to be able to freely upgrade my system and mod my games.  Also a keyboard and mouse feels a lot more accurate.


I just tend to have terrible luck with getting shit to work! LOL Playing older DOS games on my PC always gives me headaches, and the iffy XP/Vista compatibility with Windows 7 can be a hassle too.

I like consoles because I buy the game, put it in the console, and it will definitely WORK! Big smile

I'm also a much bigger fan of good controllers than using a keyboard and mouse, but I think it boils down to personal preference. Certain games (like SimCity for example) work much better with a computer than they do using a gamepad.
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Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

SKwid, Yeah, console can be more reliable - I guard my SNES, Megadrive and 64s very jealously because I'll be cut if they ever breakdown
J-Man, wow, you went through so much more than I did to get it working, damn, what a rip. At least there is talk of Diablo III coming to console
 
I do love mouse and keyboard for some games but


I hope so! I still want to get the original Diablo for PS1, but that's getting pricey these days. Unhappy

And, of course, if the PC game is built for 7 (which I think it is), compatibility shouldn't be an issue. Smile
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I'm a PC gamer through and through as of now. This said I don't typically play old games on it so I haven't encountered issues trying to run them. My oldest games are on consoles so no issues there. My oldest game for the PC is Morrowind at 10 years. 
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Im into my second day at mty new job, and we (the group of summer students im in) still havent receved any work to do, so im spending my time making a text based adventure game in perl.

im making it about a regular working day, but focusing less on the working part, and more about the getting ready and coming home.
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Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

SKwid, Yeah, console can be more reliable - I guard my SNES, Megadrive and 64s very jealously because I'll be cut if they ever breakdown
J-Man, wow, you went through so much more than I did to get it working, damn, what a rip. At least there is talk of Diablo III coming to console
 
I do love mouse and keyboard for some games but
ive never had i decent enough computer to really get into console gaming, once i buy a new setup, i mihgt get more into the mouse and keyboard side of gaming.


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Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

SKwid, Yeah, console can be more reliable


Hi, I'm xbox 360
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Originally posted by Triceratopsoil Triceratopsoil wrote:

Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

SKwid, Yeah, console can be more reliable


Hi, I'm xbox 360


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Well... mine's worked okay for the past few years... after getting the damn red ring 3 TIMES! Angry
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Originally posted by Triceratopsoil Triceratopsoil wrote:

Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

SKwid, Yeah, console can be more reliable


Hi, I'm xbox 360
 
Hahaha - my consoles are megadrive, snes & 64 (so far) never had a problem since the early 90s for two of em
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^ A lot of the old school, cartridge based consoles just don't break too often. A lot less things can go wrong with those than with consoles that use optical-based media. My old N64 is still running perfectly too.Smile
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Originally posted by Triceratopsoil Triceratopsoil wrote:

Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

SKwid, Yeah, console can be more reliable


Hi, I'm xbox 360
Hi, im PSN


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Originally posted by SKwid SKwid wrote:

Originally posted by Triceratopsoil Triceratopsoil wrote:

Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

SKwid, Yeah, console can be more reliable


Hi, I'm xbox 360
Hi, im PSN

All of you, watch the first 40 seconds of this:


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Originally posted by Wilytank Wilytank wrote:

Originally posted by SKwid SKwid wrote:

Originally posted by Triceratopsoil Triceratopsoil wrote:

Originally posted by dreadpirateroberts dreadpirateroberts wrote:

SKwid, Yeah, console can be more reliable


Hi, I'm xbox 360
Hi, im PSN

All of you, watch the first 40 seconds of this:


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