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Hey, OCN.

I'm rather fond of my instant messengers such as Skype and MSN, but I've yet to find a decent way of talking on these whilst in-game...

...until now.

Linky. It does a lot of cool stuff (including video recording) and support is going to be added soon for things like Vent and TS3, so that'll be handy too (it's a nightmare having to alt+tab to do something, right?).

Just thought I'd let you guys know! I'm sure some of you are already using it though.

Oh, and it does Facebook, Twitter, etc., all that crap.
Edited by meticadpa - 7/21/11 at 10:44am
    
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Hey, OCN.

I'm rather fond of my instant messengers such as Skype and MSN, but I've yet to find a decent way of talking on these whilst in-game...

...until now.

Linky. It does a lot of cool stuff (including video recording) and support is going to be added soon for things like Vent and TS3, so that'll be handy too (it's a nightmare having to alt+tab to do something, right?).

Just thought I'd let you guys know! I'm sure some of you are already using it though.
That's cool sir, thanks.

Have you heard of Xfire ?
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That's cool sir, thanks.

Have you heard of Xfire ?
Yeah, but Xfire never seems to want to work for me, oddly.
    
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Yea I was going to suggest Xfire as well.
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Yeah, but Xfire never seems to want to work for me, oddly.
I understand, I also quit using it after many years. I now use Steam's overlay for literally every game I own. I just add the exec.

The newly implemented screenshot system is fantastic.
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if you have a android or ios device, a logi device with a screen (g13,15,19...) one of those little portable wireless monitors, or just a second monitor, you could always just move you IM/VoIP programs to it while gaming until this program gets more fleshed out.

Still very cool though.
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if you have a android or ios device, a logi device with a screen (g13,15,19...) one of those little portable wireless monitors, or just a second monitor, you could always just move you IM/VoIP programs to it while gaming until this program gets more fleshed out.

Still very cool though.
He doesn't want to alt-tab. If you ahve it on a secondary monitor you will hae to alt-tab to click on it.
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As I said above, Steam's Overlay.

It's essentially all you need.
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He doesn't want to alt-tab. If you ahve it on a secondary monitor you will hae to alt-tab to click on it.
I've never had that problem o.0 *shrug*


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As I said above, Steam's Overlay.

It's essentially all you need.
That doesn't support skype and such. Personally I hate the steam VoIP. I can never hear anyone and everyone else gets blasted by my 13 case fans. Skype filters out my noise and keeps everyone else clearly heard.
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I've never had that problem o.0 *shrug*




That doesn't support skype and such. Personally I hate the steam VoIP.
That's true, and Steam VoIP does have issues, but, I'm certainly not going to run a bunch of different software for each individual thing I want, meaning I wouldn't have Xfire running for videos + Xteam for chat + skype for voice and have them all running at once for 1 game.
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