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Gaming Windows 7 Games Compatibility Testing

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Guest-16, 22 Oct 2009.

  1. Guest-16

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  2. Hackjedi

    Hackjedi New Member

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    no Blizzard games tested, will they all work?
     
  3. BlackBabyJesus

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    I've been playing No One Lives Forever on Win 7 64-bit. No problems.
     
  4. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    I may try and install diablo 2 on my 64bit windows 7 install at home soon.
     
  5. frontline

    frontline Punish Your Machine

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    Just waiting in for my copy to arrive so i can do some testing.
     
  6. DaMightyMouse

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    Couldn't get my driver for the wireless card working on the x64 RTM version, until I installed it using Vista SP2 compatibility mode. So there are scenarios where compatibility mode is actually useful.
     
  7. DaMightyMouse

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    Oops I meant SP1 ...
     
  8. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    Which version? GOTY? Ours wouldn't even install...
     
  9. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    Retail version of Titan Quest on Vista had problems (missing driver in DX10 that was in DX9), however Steam version works fine on 7 (RC 64 version, waiting on Postie for 7Home).

    Steam version of Indy & the fate of Atlantis works great (original CD version also runs but crashes to desktop after a few minutes).
    Civ 4 on Steam works great as does UT3, Crayon Physics & World of Goo.
     
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  10. CardJoe

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    Nobody had any lying around. Thought about downloading a WOW trial to test, but MMOs update so fast that it didn't seem worthwhile tbh...
     
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    D II works fine on windows 7 beta so should be no prob peace Antec_Ati
     
  12. antec_ati

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    you'll have to install it in the x86 and probably under xp2
     
  13. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    I just have a question, I skimmed the article and you may have already stated this. Did you use Windows 7 Ultimate? Ultimate is the only version which actually has the XP compatibility mode so if you were using a different version this may fix some issues.

    I can't wait to get my FREE!!! copy from Micro$oft :D.
     
  14. Venares

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    Been happily playing WC3 and WoW on the RC for the last 6 months :D
     
  15. badders

    badders Neuken in de Keuken

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    Beyond Good and Evil (Steam Version) Works fine on 7 x64, albeit with some graphical glitches that aren't bad enough for me to warrant investigating :)
     
  16. CardJoe

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    Read the article. It answers that question.

    I'm only not answering it here because it's not as simple as your question makes out. We did use Ultimate, but there are two types of XP mode. There's an XP Mode intended for businesses wanting increased compatibility in office software and then there's the general purpose XP Compatibility mode which is in all versions of Windows and has been since XP. The 'True XP Mode' intended for businesses is actually completely unsuitable for games because of the way it isolates the graphics drivers. The article discusses this in more depth
     
  17. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    I would read but I have an assignment to finish, looks like I will have to do it later.

    *EDIT*
    Cheers, thanks for that Joe.
     
  18. rhuitron

    rhuitron Bump? What Bump?

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    How about Tribes2?
     
  19. rickysio

    rickysio N900 | HJE900

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    RA2, RA3 works.
     
  20. mm vr

    mm vr The cheesecake is a lie

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    You didn't test any Worms? :eek:
     
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