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I have finally gotten my fiancee to play borderlands with me (only took a year) and ever since she's been hooked playing it with me. We have our computers in separate rooms so we tend to have to yell at each other when we want to say something relating to the game. This tends to be hard at times as one of the rooms has an AC and sometimes can't hear the other one over it.

We want to use a chat client (voice chat) to be able to hear each other and was wondering what would be the best out there that is tailored to being on the same network (i know there is skype, vent, team speak) as we may not always have the internet up and running (intermittent connection here)
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Just set up the more powerful computer as the Vent Server, and have the other one connect directly to it using private IP addresses (like 192.168.x.x where you replace the x's to match your current network configuration). Should work out quite nicely for just the two of you.
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Thanks, I'll looking into that today provided she has enough patience to let me do it rather then jump right into the game.
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Thanks, I'll looking into that today provided she has enough patience to let me do it rather then jump right into the game.
Well if time is a real issue, there's always two tin cans and some string, just like Grandpa used to use!
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Well if time is a real issue, there's always two tin cans and some string, just like Grandpa used to use!
Yeah but grandpa didn't have bolth his hands busy playing a video game at the same time
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Yeah but grandpa didn't have bolth his hands busy playing a video game at the same time
You never know. Pong was pretty popular back in the day!

Whenever you do get it set up, if you have any more questions, I'll do my best to help you out.
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Fairly certain they didn't have network enabled Pong back in those days...
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