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Wow Links LS is still sold and maintained

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Humanity has risen!, May 24, 2012.

  1. Humanity has risen! Arcane Patron Repressed Homosexual

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    http://www.linkscountryclub.com/

    I didn't even know it was still supported. Not only that, but it's formidably supported! With approval from the rights holders (either Take-Two or Chris Jones' Trugolf company) they've taken the very last PC version of Links (Links 2003), upgraded it, and even arranged it so it could work on the very latest computers. Only 6.99$ for the base game. They also sell a TON of optional courses for it, and there are many free ones on the Internet. There's also a converter that can be used if you have an older version of Links.

    I tried the demo on my computer with a 2560x1440 monitor and it looks great, I was shocked.

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    At last, I have been looking for a way to play Links again for YEARS. :cool:

    After Links started to fade into gradual marginality, Access took their expertise and started the spinoff Trugolf, in order to re-use it in indoors virtual golf simulators. Today the company is very successful and accounts for most such simulators sold around the world.
     
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    Is that Vampirella in the top left-hand corner?
     
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    Why not play the real thing?
     
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  4. Humanity has risen! Arcane Patron Repressed Homosexual

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    Hard to organize, expensive for repeated play, and I don't have the means or the time to go to prestigious places like St. Andrews.

    After years of playing Hot Shots Golf and a bit of Tiger Woods, I had forgotten how unforgiving Links was. You have to be pretty careful else you're going to end up in a very hard situation.

    There's an option for classic swing (3 clicks), as well as mouse swing.
     
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  6. Humanity has risen! Arcane Patron Repressed Homosexual

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    Still so good, I always start a game. Bought all the 47 extra courses, nothing is as relaxing and monocle as this. The golfing engine is a million times more satisfying and better tuned than anything Tiger Woods and Hot Shots Golf. It really brings a tear to my eye, I remember the advertisements for the new Links LS game in PC Gamer, among with all the features for the actually intelligent, original and varied games that were made constantly.

    http://pc.ign.com/articles/161/161548p1.html

    It's funny that at some point Access tried to sell out in the past with "Links Extreme". Anyone remembers that abomination?

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    Not that it doesn't require some similar skills of co-ordination and knowing what club to use in what terrain, but really, comparing real golf to computer golf? What's next, comparing computer track and field to the real thing?
     
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    Prestigious places? Respectable job? HHR!, you're beginning to sound like a status-chaser.
     
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  10. Humanity has risen! Arcane Patron Repressed Homosexual

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    It's nothing to do with status, but grounds like St. Andrews are places of legend.
     
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  12. Awor Szurkrarz Arcane In My Safe Space

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    Dogma7?
     
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  14. Awor Szurkrarz Arcane In My Safe Space

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    Jesus fucking Christ. His arguing style reminds me of one of my ex-father. I really hate that arguing style. Where do people like this come from? I mean, you, guys have proven him that he uses ripped art and he talks about how "ridiculous" it is?
     
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    But is it as fun as the portable Mario Golf games?
     
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  16. Humanity has risen! Arcane Patron Repressed Homosexual

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    It's just as pick up and play, but the golfing model is a lot better and more accurate, while remaining disarmingly simple.

    Come give it a try.

    http://www.linkscountryclub.com/
     
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  17. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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    How many ex-fathers have you had? Your mother is Liz Taylor?
     
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  18. Awor Szurkrarz Arcane In My Safe Space

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    One. A serial father type. 11 children with 6 different women.

    Oh.
    I meant "one of my ex-father" as in "the arguing style of my ex-father."
     
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