have an old labtop

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by the_music_man, Jan 25, 2003.

  1. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    hi i think i have a 100mhz or 133mhz pentium labtop. does any1 know any games that can run on it besides heartz and solitare and what not...

    and do yo uthink even if a game requires 166/233mhz or something is there a way i can still play it?????
     
  2. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Erm ... install Linux on it. It's a game in itself :D
     
  3. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Quake1 requires something like a 66mhz cpu and 8mb of memory
    Quake2 requires 90mhz and 16mb
    I only remember these because i remember playing them on my 486 :)

    But it would make a nice Slackware or FreeBSD machine, Old machines always do :)
     
  4. NetRyder

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    What about Descent? Anyone remember that?
     
  5. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Ooooh, Descent, i had that too! Classic :D
    Erm, Alone in the dark 1 and 2 aswell.

    Aaah, 486 memories :)
     
  6. Nick M

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    Doom, Warcraft, Need for Speed 1 and 2, Linux!
     
  7. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    DOOM!!!!!
    More 486 memories, I remember when we had a family computer, and it was in the kitchen (damn our old house was strange :p ) and i played Doom2 right the way through :D
    Can't say I ever played need for speed on it tho.
    As for linux...FreeBSD...better :p
     
  8. Nick M

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    Man, doom is awsome.

    Speaking of, I have a really, really large archive of DOS games, old school, really. If anyone wants it, give me a PM :)

    It's not warez! ;)
     
  9. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Do you have Zork ?
    Zork owns all :p
     
  10. Nick M

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    I might :) I'll check. Never played really old games, I'm too young :D
     
  11. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    wait i know linux is a operating system, but what really is it? how does it load, how does it look like, whats its compatibilities. i tried searchign on google but you guys are better at explaining;)
     
  12. Un4gIvEn1

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    You could always just play Scorched Earth :p
     
  13. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Correct.

    An operating system.

    Like an operating system.

    However you want it to look.

    uh?

    Yeah, we own.
     
  14. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    lol what i meant is i know all games can't be played on linux. so what good games can be supported on the os. and if you could, send me a link or pics of the screenshot of the desktop of linux. i want to see if it has a start bar and stuf.
     
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    Larry's series
     
  16. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    i don't think i can download linux on my laptop b/c it requires 64mb of ram and i don't think i have that much on the laptop. i think i have 32 but i will check anway soon.
     
  17. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    You can run "Linux" on 4mb of ram.
    It depends what distribution you use, and if you run X or not.
     
  18. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    i want ot run SuSE Linux 8.1 Professional
     
  19. SPeedY_B

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    Any reason ?
     
  20. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    I mean any reason for wanting SuSe ?
    the reason i ask is because its one of few distro's that actually aren't free, and i highly doubt 8.1 would run on the laptop you have.