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Splinter Cell 1 = FRUSTRATIONS!!

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Well,

I bought the whole Splinter Cell pack on Steam when it was on sale. Played through and finished Conviction in 7 hours. Honestly, the best ending to a video game ever.

Then, I went on a nostalgia binge and started playing through SC1. Got through it just fine, up until the the CIA level. Turns out... I really need to brush off the rust on my stealth skills.

Well, now, I'm at the objective where I need to get to the far end of Langley and hack into the low-level rig. However, the 2 cameras in the main hall either spot me (after I shot out all the lights?) or the sweep detects a body (NPC, more appropriately, since we can't kill anyone in that level) and I'm on my last alarm privilege.

I ran all the way back to the room before the backup generator (since I left those 2 guys be). I fixed all the hiding spots and shot out all possible lights. I STILL get caught in that main hall. >_<

At this point, I just feel like a whole restart is in order. GAH!
    
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I loved those games back on the old xbox. SC Pandora Tomorrow was the best.
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I remember that level....good times. I bought the splinter cell series on steam also minus conviction since I have it for 360. I ended up rebuying the series off of ebay for the xbox though.....the PC controls even with a program like pinnacle just isn't good enough.

I hope they bring the HD pack to 360 that would be great.

How does Conviction run on PC? I heard it has bugs (not as bad as DA mind you).
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ugh, i loved that game but hated beating it. still a few levels where i have no clue how i even got through it.
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Hahaha I remember my Dad building a new comp right as Splinter Cell came out. It was top of the freakin line and it just met recommended. I should play it again too.
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I played it a long time ago so I can't really remember but if the camera is picking up bodies can't you grab them and hide them in a closet somewhere?

That game really pissed me off sometimes lol
     
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It's funny how the old Splinter Cell games required you to use your mind to get through the level, but in Conviction the writing was on the wall(literally) and arrows pointed you the right way.
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I remember that level....good times. I bought the splinter cell series on steam also minus conviction since I have it for 360. I ended up rebuying the series off of ebay for the xbox though.....the PC controls even with a program like pinnacle just isn't good enough.

I hope they bring the HD pack to 360 that would be great.

How does Conviction run on PC? I heard it has bugs (not as bad as DA mind you).
not sure about anyone else but Ive had zero probems since day 1, great framerates, no lag, no stuttering etc
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