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Game News Arcanum Now Compatible With Windows 7 on GOG

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by VentilatorOfDoom, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. VentilatorOfDoom RPG Codex Staff

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    <p>Exactly when I thought I should make a Troika game newspost <a href="http://www.gog.com/en/news/more_games_windows_7_compatible/" target="_blank">Good Old Games announced</a> that <strong>Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura</strong> is<strong> </strong>now compatible with Windows 7.</p>
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    <p><a href="http://af.gog.com/en/gamecard/arcanum_of_steamworks_and_magick_obscura?as=1649904300" target="_blank">Learn more about <strong>Arcanum</strong></a>, arguably the best RPG since Arcanum and quite possibly the best RPG ever according to Vault Dweller:</p>
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    <p>Welcome to an industrial revolution in a world of magic! Imagine a place of wonder, where magic and technology coexist in an uneasy balance, and an adventurer might just as easily wield a revolver as a flaming sword. A place where great industrial cities house castle keeps and factories, home to Dwarves, Humans, Orcs and Elves alike. A place of arcane runes and steam-works, of magic and machines, of sorcery and science. Welcome to the land of Arcanum!<br /><br /> In this one-of-a-kind cRPG the world adapts to your decisions! Whether you choose the path of magic or technology, good or evil, characters will react differently to your character. You can finish each quest in many ways &ndash; bribing, dueling, negotiating and more! With a huge map, more than 300 unique characters and monsters, plus many different endings to unravel, this game will keep you busy for a long, long time.</p>
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  2. Xor Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    ...I've never had a problem running my old CD-based copy Arcanum on Windows 7. So yeah.
     
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  3. Andyman Messiah Mr. Ed-ucated

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    Their installer hasn't been Win7 compatible until now?

    What kinda fucking operation system have I been running then?!
     
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  4. Jack █▓▒░ Patron

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    I was just thinking the same thing.
     
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  5. Gragt Arcane Patron

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    I think it's more about the fact that they couldn't certify yet that the game was 100% compatible with 7.
     
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  6. Black Arcane

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    If it's not Drogg approved, I don't want it.
     
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  7. baronjohn Cipher

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    Arcanum is also compatible with Linux and Wine. Why would you want to run that piece of shit, Windows?
     
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  8. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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    Mass Effect 2 doesn't run on Fagnux.. :smug:
     
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  9. Sceptic Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    And why would you want to run that piece of shit? :smug:

    Oh yeah Chakwas :oops:
     
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  10. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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    :P

    You know I was thinking that for ME3, they should do like at the end of Moonraker, where Jaws and his ho float away on the space station, only with Shep and Chakwas doing the same here after sacrificing themselves to slaughter the big bad at the end of the game. Shep finally realises that old=gold and sacrifices himself for the ultimate experience....
     
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  11. Gonchi Liturgist

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    Arcanum is arguably the best RPG since Arcanum?

    :retarded:
     
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  12. VentilatorOfDoom RPG Codex Staff

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    it's called a joke, ever heard of that?
     
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  13. timong Novice

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    being a kind of 'linux advocate' tried that when got gog version. it was slow to unusable under wine. luckily i have dualboot.
     
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  14. SCO Arcane In My Safe Space

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    I didn't even know that and i use linux exclusevily.

    Who is the fag here?

    :smug:
     
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  15. baronjohn Cipher

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    Good thing it runs on Linux then. :smug:
     
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  16. Havoc Cheerful Magician Patron

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    You are.
     
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  17. SCO Arcane In My Safe Space

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    Enjoy your 'cinematic' experience manly hetero guy. Don't forget to try all the romances.

    For the content.
     
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  18. Havoc Cheerful Magician Patron

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    Yes, I shall. Yes. I. Shall. :smug:

    Wait...

    ME2 cinematics?

    :rage:
     
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  19. Monkeysphere Novice

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    Linuxtards are always so vocal about their piece of shit OS.
     
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  21. Clockwork Knight Arcane

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    Since there is no chance of getting anything new from Arcanum and this is quickly devolving into just-because-you-have-not-encountered-any-bugs-does-not-mean-there-are-no-bugs-you-fucking-noob, I'm requesting that we derail the thread into the more entertaining if-you-think-there-are-too-many-fetch-quests-please-point-them-out-in-this-table-you-fucking-noob
     
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  22. AlaCarcuss Arbiter

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    Once apon a time, I would have said the same thing.

    I now think though, Windows with version 7, after what?.... 17 or so years in development, has finally reached a point where Linux no longer seems as attractive an alternative.

    Unless you need your OS to be free (though I've never bought a copy of Windows in my life), run on antiquated hardware and/or just like being different, Linux simply offers no advantages over Windows 7. In fact for many people, Linux has pleanty of disadvantages.

    That's not to say I don't still tinker with it from time to time, but I just don't see the point.

    On Arcarnum - yeah, they (GoG) are only now getting around to certifying their games as 'Windows 7' compatible, not necessarily having to do anything to make them compatible.
     
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  23. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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    With issues. You just don't get the total pant creaming experience with fagnux. Chakwas doesn't look half as fuckable.
     
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  24. Xor Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Arcanum does have too many fetch quests. Like the one to bring mithril to that one dude, or the one to give a guy a shoe, or the one to bring some jackass a camera, or the one where you have to find a painting...
     
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  25. baronjohn Cipher

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    Windows 7 = Vista with better social media marketing.

    That's because you're a know-nothing retard.
     
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