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Hi guys. My wife's got the hots for an FPS.

Her laptop is 2.2Ghz Core 2 Dual, 3GB DRR3, Intel 4500MHD.
My rig is in the sig.

I need an FPS that'd run on at least 1024x768 on those PCs.
It also needs to have several play modes (assault, CTF, anything else) + bots. Nothing too dynamic, cause she gets confused.

Last we player Terminator Rise of the Machines (2003), and she likes it a lot, but the game is boring, we pulled a week play time out of it and that's it
She also very much likes Diablo II (That's pretty much the only 2 games she has played, except Minesweeper).

So I was thinking Quake 3, but the dumb bots and too few modes are discouraging me.

Any suggestions? It has to fit on the hardware
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You could try FEAR Combat (completely free). Not sure if the Intel integrated would work on it though. My current sig rig plays it fine maxed out (without AA) at 1080p though. One of the select few games I can actually play on this stupid thing.
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Battlefield 2 maybe?
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Battlefield 2 maybe?
This would be a fine choice. Be sure to not confuse it with Bad Company 2 though, her laptop would die trying to play it.

Diablo 3 is coming out so she'll like that. I would suggest Path Of Exile also if she doesn't want to wait for D3. The beta comes out on August 1st I believe, tomorrow.
http://pathofexile.com/
Free to play and looks pretty damn good.

Also, eventually, Grim Dawn should hit beta or come out. Another Diablo clone like game but it's a paid purchase.

As far as FPS goes I would suggest Combat Arms. Haven't played it for about a year but when I stopped it was pretty dang good. Not playing against bots either. Had CTF, Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, a zombie mode, a Spy mode (Everyone starts on the same team and 5 intels get dropped around the map and picking 1 up makes you a spy which gives you more movespeed, damage, hp, etc. and makes a new team for you, collecting all 5 makes you into a superspy with a TON of hp/armor and a minigun/flamethrower/rocket launcher where you try and kill everyone or stand at a base and upload the intel, similar to BF's Rush mode)

Don't play a lot of FPS anymore besides BC2
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Unreal Tournament, Unreal Tournament 2003
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Soldier of fortune gold edition or Far cry 2. Either one are pretty fun.
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Soldier of fortune gold edition or Far cry 2. Either one are pretty fun.
What part of FarCry2 exactly fits in the "low-spec" definition and can run on 4500MHD?
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If your a Call of Duty person : Cod 4, Cod 6.
Battlefield Person : BF2, BF1942.
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What part of FarCry2 exactly fits in the "low-spec" definition and can run on 4500MHD?
xD

Far Cry 2 Is WAY Out of low spec for running on a 2.2Ghz Dual-core w/ 4500MHD..

I remember you..... : D
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You should give Team Fortress 2 a try. It's free to play now and I think it will run on Intel 4500MHD at 1024x768. It has many modes and it's pretty easy to get into it.
    
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