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Discussion in 'Games' started by CarolinaKSU, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. CarolinaKSU New Member

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    Anyone have any good games that dont take alot of power that my lappy can run? I have a Toshiba A-205 with a blazing fast integrated Intel GMA 945 and T5300 processor at 1.73ghz, but I do at least have 2gb of RAM at 532mhz! :pimp:

    So unfortunately, Crysis is out. But other recommendations are welcome! :toast:
     
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    counter strike? or maybe some low res c0d4
     
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    Minesweeper FTW !! :D

    Seriously, you should be able to run many of the older great games without too much problem.
    What kind of games are you into? FPS, RTS, RPG, etc....
     
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    Probably WoW, Starcraft, Solitare, Hearts, or something gpu easy.

    Have you tried any demo's to see if your lappy can handle it? Maybe try Fear or Prey.

    Who knows maybe you could sneak in a light game from 2007.
     
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    found on google

    "Anything about three or more years old should do it nicely...
    NeverWinterNights
    GTA: VC
    Far Cry (with low settings an a patch provided by Far Cry's website)
    Homeworld (1 and 2)
    Diablo I, II, and expansion packs"
     
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    WoW does work on it, but I just can't into it. My brother was hugely into it, I get annoyed with it, but w/e. I do have Starcraft on it and it runs fine, I'm looking for something more recent that doesn't take a load of processing power. CoD4 ran like crap, really choppy and ugly looking on low settings.

    I like FPS, and RTS games, but it doesnt have to be that. Hell, I played Roller Coaster Tycoon like theres no tommorow for the longest time :D
     
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    If you have steam on it Audiosurf easily one of the most addictive games ever or maybe Painkiller great fps from 04.
     
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    Any older game (like 2+ years maybe) and a few later ones. If you like puzzle games check out this one called world of goo. I'm not gonna bother explaining it, just check it out.
     
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    Battle for wesnoth www.wesnoth.org/ is a turn based fantasy strategy game. Light as to run but fantastic. Free ware to download. I love rts and I really enjoyed this, spent hours playing at my mother-in-laws on the laptop (sure beats talking to her :laugh:)

    Have you tried BF1942 if you like fps. Great gameplay still, but does look dated compared to Cod4.

    Heroes of Might and Magic 3 is supposed to be very good strategy and best in series if you can find it.

    Tye
     
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    haha BF1942 - now that game brings back memories
     
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    Oldies for sure.

    Half Life
    Starcraft
    Tribes 2
    Max Payne
    Quake 2
     
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    :roll:Those screenies look like those CG cutscenes in a History Channel show about 18th century warfare

    I forgot about Max Payne tho, I never played it when it first came out back in the day, may just be a time to finally give it a try.. Same thing about Tribes 2, it was a Mechwarrior type game right? Armored suits and all?
     
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    Mafia went pretty well with laptop gameplay--just make sure you got a mini-mouse. I do admit, the fan on the laptop (Systemax Pursuit 4110) went crazy when playing it. It ran perfectly swell though. :D
     
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    The Sims 2 (without the latest expansion packs)...
     
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    Maybe World of Goo just dled it of steam not sure if ya can buy it at the stores weird and very clever.
     
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    Try Max Payne, it was a great game.
     
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    I still think it is :D

    i'd say it's even worth getting a N64 Emulator and get Golden Eye :D:D:D
     
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    Yeah, max payne rocks. Tribes 2 is alot of fun, you have a suit that you can load out with different things, a jetpack, and you can drive vehicles.
     
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    or crusader best game ever lol
     
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    Try Sins Of A Solar Empire that is guaranteed to work at max settings. Also Company Of Heroes might work at low settings. HL2 if you haven't finished it, better yet, The Orange Box will work no problems.
     

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