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basically my brother and i play heroes of might and magic but we are so cheap and dont wana buy a second one

i have a 2g 6950 that can work 2 monitors and my question is can we both have the same game on our monitors so we can both play?

and does this work on THREE screens by chance?
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You both might be able to watch, but I don't know about play. I've never heard of a game that accepts input from one source (or even two) on the same computer and registers it as two different people. Unless you're magic boxing or something. I don't even know if a KVM could handle that.
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I would say thats a no. Two instances of a game running on the same pc. 2 mice? 2 keyboards? I don't think so.
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You can duplicate a display, but you cannot physically split screen across three different monitors unless I am mistaken.
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You need 2 computers to play 2 games with 2 people.

It's not a console, my friend.
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sure you can dduplicate the display, but you can play with him on 1 screen. besides, you go buy a 6950, and u cant grab another copy of a game?
    
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post #7 of 10
You can use Clone display to show the same thing on two monitors. However I feel you want to play two instances of the same game on one computer.

You may be able to run two instances of the same game using some sort of keyclone or something similar but it will be you playing two instances of the same game using the same keys. It will not be capable of two people sharing the same pc to play the same game at the same time.

I have done some botting and some Multiboxing in my past with World of Warcaft. However Heroes of might and magic doesnt seem to have that kind of following.
    
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post #8 of 10
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Originally Posted by Pentium4 531 overclocker View Post
sure you can dduplicate the display, but you can play with him on 1 screen. besides, you go buy a 6950, and u cant grab another copy of a game?
im not GOING to buy one
my brothers pc has it and there is 3 of us so its 3 games at 180 bucks....

i want to have the 2 monitors show the same game
we each use 1 mouse and we just move our mouse when its our turn
its a turn based game for those that dont know what it is

how do i duplicate the screen?
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im not GOING to buy one
my brothers pc has it and there is 3 of us so its 3 games at 180 bucks....

i want to have the 2 monitors show the same game
we each use 1 mouse and we just move our mouse when its our turn
its a turn based game for those that dont know what it is

how do i duplicate the screen?
You won't be able to without buying some sort of a split cable
I don't even think that would work as the mouse would get confused on which screen it was registering on. Never tried it so I don't know.

You can't have the same instance of the screen duplicated while using multiple input devices. Unless I'm gravely mistaken, which is a possibility.
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If your PC is fast enough, you can run the game in a VM w/ seperate mouse and keyboard. ive done it before... but dosen't work for very intensive games.
    
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