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1 year ago#1
I still love Warcraft 3 :D

Tried to play The Sims again, but that just ended up being a buggy mess :/

What are some of your favorite old games that you keep coming back to? ;)
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1 year ago#2
They all work on Windows 8 silly.

But I would have to say Warcraft III as well :D
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1 year ago#3
Izicial posted...
They all work on Windows 8 silly.

But I would have to say Warcraft III as well :D


I tried installing Diablo 2, Far Cry, and Quake, and they won't play. You said they all work, so how would I fix this? Quake says something about it being 16bits, and the OS being 64. Far Cry will launch, but then the sceen is completely black when I start a game. Diablo 2 just freezes my PC. I installed them from the discs if that matters.
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1 year ago#4
Your system sounds unstable, to start with.

Quake is a DOS game, is it not? Play it in DOSBox.

Mess with the compatibility modes for Diablo 2 - I'd be astonished if it took an actual work-around to get the game functioning properly.

For Far Cry, I'm thinking it's a graphics processor or driver issue, but you can try compatibility mode anyway. That seems to fix it for the other people who initially had trouble getting it working properly.
1 year ago#5
croc 2 probably.
1 year ago#6
Look above. I'm sorry that you meant brainless install and then nothing to play them.

Diablo II probably just needs to be set to XP mode like I have to do for Warcraft II.
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1 year ago#7
Diablo 2 works in Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1.
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