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    Classic old games you still play

    I was digging aond in the loft this morn, making room for more junk that has been displaced by this years round of christmas prezzies & I found an old box of disgarded PC games. Now, having played Dungeon Keeper 2(I have the original as well), for the past couple of hours it occurred to me how many peeople out there still have (& play) old games like that. I mean, they still have value & playability and can be an absolute blast.

    Next stop, the original System Shock & Abomination.
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    Awww i loved dungeon keeper 2. 0iD, i don't suppose you had the error where you couldn't run the auto-run on the disk of that game? That was the biggest fudge up any game manufacturer had ever done in the history of games. Absolutely everyone who bought it couldn't play it XD!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KeZZeR
    Awww i loved dungeon keeper 2. 0iD, i don't suppose you had the error where you couldn't run the auto-run on the disk of that game? That was the biggest fudge up any game manufacturer had ever done in the history of games. Absolutely everyone who bought it couldn't play it XD!
    an ultima online expansion where the retail box simply contained a coupon marked 'you can redeem this for the actual game when we finish it' was bigger imho

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    been playing no one lives forever lately. good fps. something pleasing about walking through a sewer with a plaque marked 'mandatory fps sewer'

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    Quote Originally Posted by KeZZeR
    Awww i loved dungeon keeper 2. 0iD, i don't suppose you had the error where you couldn't run the auto-run on the disk of that game? That was the biggest fudge up any game manufacturer had ever done in the history of games. Absolutely everyone who bought it couldn't play it XD!
    I had the error. Also the installation didn't finish properlyas it crashed out at the end. But the game plays fine.
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    When I say go, both walk in the opposite direction for 10 paces, draw handbags, then bitch-slap each other!

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    Dungeon Keeper 2 is an absolute classic, but I thought it doesn't work on 2000/XP?
    "Well, there was your Uncle Tiberius who died wrapped in cabbage leaves but we assumed that was a freak accident."

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    They've probably got patches for it if it doesn't

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike_w
    Dungeon Keeper 2 is an absolute classic, but I thought it doesn't work on 2000/XP?
    There's a patch, or I expect you can use compatibility mode...

    Start -> Run -> "regsvr32 %systemroot%\apppatch\slayerui.dll"

    if you haven't yet got compatibility mode in win2k (sp2 required)

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    use the latest patch, dk2 works FINE on xp

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    Kingpin - Life of crime!

    Always a good game to play.

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    I keep dusting off Outcast and Hostile Waters for a quick play, then end up seeing them through to the end! If only Appeal hadn't folded, I could've been playing Outcast 2 by now :'(

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeludedGuy
    Kingpin - Life of crime!

    Always a good game to play.
    Ah yes, got that too, might give it a whirl as well.
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    Black and white? Is it a classic now? Damn good god game.

    Ummmm, baldurs gate original?

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    In my eyes, Black and White is still a fairly recent game. If Black and White 2 plays as good as it looks, it will be a fantastic game! The original was decent, but it had a few annoying niggles e.g. "We need more wood!"

    And now, I'm going to carry on playing DK2
    "Well, there was your Uncle Tiberius who died wrapped in cabbage leaves but we assumed that was a freak accident."

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    Always find myself going back to Battlezone and Battlezone 2. Both mighty fine games.

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    Omnikron : Nomad Soul. Just fired that one back up (looks really damned good considering its age, first PC game I bought this one !) and recently played through American McGees Alice again.

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