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    Microsoft is ending support for its classic Internet Games

    Internet games services will end on 31st July for XP and ME, and on 22nd Jan 2020 for Windows 7.
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    Re: Microsoft is ending support for its classic Internet Games

    Bring back pinball!

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    Re: Microsoft is ending support for its classic Internet Games

    I didn't even know they existed!
    The more you live, less you die. More you play, more you die. Isn't it great.

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    Re: Microsoft is ending support for its classic Internet Games

    OMG :0 Still hearing complaints about not being able to play Hearts on the local network.

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    Re: Microsoft is ending support for its classic Internet Games

    Quote Originally Posted by Dashers View Post
    Bring back pinball!
    Pinball is great!

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    Re: Microsoft is ending support for its classic Internet Games

    Quote Originally Posted by deepblue08 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Dashers View Post
    Bring back pinball!
    Pinball is great!
    They are going to add a new one with Micro-transactions.

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    Re: Microsoft is ending support for its classic Internet Games

    Quote Originally Posted by matts-uk View Post
    OMG :0 Still hearing complaints about not being able to play Hearts on the local network.
    Believe you still can by using the XP version.

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    Re: Microsoft is ending support for its classic Internet Games

    That's probably why you should hang on to those old OS.

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    Re: Microsoft is ending support for its classic Internet Games

    I hope they leave all the current offline games that are available in win 10. there are a ton of older folks that play those, and will not want to signup and down load from the store.

    Granted its not a giant customer base, but they better not remove those simple offline playable games.

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    Re: Microsoft is ending support for its classic Internet Games

    Well how much optimization do these games need ?
    And they're to lazy to optimize their scheduler
    for AMD chips, but the inbuilt spyware telemetry
    would make the CIA proud.

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