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Old 03-22-2018, 08:52 PM   #1
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Do you guys often revisit old games? Often when I try they just don't hold up and kinda suck but as of late I have been doing exceptionally well. Not too long ago ran through Bioshock infinite again and it is still great.
Been playing a lot of Evolve stage 2 (which was abandoned by the Publisher and turned F2P - still an excellent game and gorgeous (cryengine3) and recently I re-installed uplay (Ubisoft) in preparation for some upcoming titles and decided to boot up Splinter Cell Blacklist again.

I think I still had my 580 when I played SC: Blacklist originally and it looked and played great then but with a 1070 it is f'ing gorgeous (1080 EVERYTHING maxxed at >60fps and 4k in the upper 40's low 50's which is fine as it isn't a twitch game).

Surprising the MP servers are still up and people are still playing Spies v Mercs- I played a bunch last weekend. Most people left are pretty damn good at this point but with teamwork games are winnable.

If you have never played SC:Blacklist you can get it for $10.20 now from Ubisoft store - a great f'ing deal the game is still fantastic. If anybody out there gets it or anybody here who has it let me know.

I would love to get some MP games together with us HDF member or HDF VS others.

4 players needed for "Classic" mode 2v2 or 6-8 for blacklist mode 3v3, 3v4,4v4. If anybody is interested let me know I plan on playing a good bit this weekend (there are also coop storyline missions which are a blast.)
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Old 03-23-2018, 12:31 AM   #2
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Occassionally. When I feel nostolgic, i'll go through an old game. Like I did with FF5-6.
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Occassionally. When I feel nostolgic, i'll go through an old game. Like I did with FF5-6.
Did you play them on PC? I've been debating getting them on iOS.
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Did you play them on PC? I've been debating getting them on iOS.
yeah, most of the time now, I go through an old game it's cause it's been released on PC, or I used an emulator.
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Old 03-26-2018, 10:19 AM   #5
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Yes I always revisit games. Last summer/fall, I hit a bunch of classics. SC: Blacklist was one of them. Also played Metro 2033/2034, and attempted to do Bioshock remastered, although I didn't finish the first game
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Not to bring up a dead thread, but is there any easy way to re-play abandoned old games that were initially released for Windows 3.0/3.1? I was hoping that there would be some sort of compatibility mode in Windows 7, but that does not appear to be the case. From what I am finding, the easiest way to play these abandoned games is to do a Windows 3.1 install via DosBox. Anyone know where I can get an old copy of Windows 3.1? I have a copy on 5.25 1.2mb HD floppies that probably no longer works, but I also no longer have an external floppy drive as my old one stopped working.
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A virtual machine with the correct operating system installed is the best way to do it. Or an emulator.
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Dosbox, is probably your best bet.

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i barely have time to play new games anymore these days much less replay old ones lol
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i barely have time to play new games anymore these days much less replay old ones lol
Come on man you have to get your priorities straight.
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The problem comes down to time. New games just require way too much time. They have such complex plot lines that it has become impossible to just pick up a controller for 15 minutes at a time and still have fun. These old classics could easily be played 15 minutes at a time and I have fond memories of the games that I used to enjoy before games became overly complex.
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It's cool man, just make sure to get the extended warranty on the virtual machine.
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He's already past the required 5... We'll see.
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You guys interested in buying iPhones? I'm guessing that dude is the hookup
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