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Since Codies turned off their servers a while back, me and some mates want to play it online, we used to do it via game ranger but I cant get mine to work keeps coming up with invalid selection every time I select gird.

Is there anyother free software simular to game-ranger that allows us to play online?

Thanks ocn
post #2 of 11
Can't you just do it through the game?

I could've sworn that if you make a private game, give your buddies the info, they should be able to search for it and see it.

I had to stop playing any of the Codemaster racing games because Intel's suck with them. I get this weird speed-up, slow-down issue, makes them unplayable . I tried all sorts of stuff and nothing helps.
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Can't you just do it through the game?

I could've sworn that if you make a private game, give your buddies the info, they should be able to search for it and see it.

I had to stop playing any of the Codemaster racing games because Intel's suck with them. I get this weird speed-up, slow-down issue, makes them unplayable . I tried all sorts of stuff and nothing helps.
thats a bad statement. my 2600k performs great in dirt 3, grid, f1 2010, and f1 2011. i belive dirt 2 was the one that had the problems with i7s.

Secondly, private servers ran off the codemasters servers still
 
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Can't you just do it through the game?

I could've sworn that if you make a private game, give your buddies the info, they should be able to search for it and see it.

I had to stop playing any of the Codemaster racing games because Intel's suck with them. I get this weird speed-up, slow-down issue, makes them unplayable . I tried all sorts of stuff and nothing helps.
Will give it a try

I've had no problems with intel and codies, just Ati problems with it, current Ati card is having lots of fun lagging with it

It does every now and again speed up and slow down on the console version too so it might just be bad coding
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thats a bad statement. my 2600k performs great in dirt 3, grid, f1 2010, and f1 2011. i belive dirt 2 was the one that had the problems with i7s.

Secondly, private servers ran off the codemasters servers still
Excuse the double post but, I went to log in and it just says connection fail the only option is lan

Really want to play it, wish game ranger was working
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Excuse the double post but, I went to log in and it just says connection fail the only option is lan

Really want to play it, wish game ranger was working

like i said, private servers ran off codemasters servers. your SOL dude. i share in your sadness though i logged 65 hours in GRID with my buddies. i have welll over 250 hours in that game and servers turned off and it was a sad moment.
 
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post #7 of 11
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Indeed it was, thats why Im soo bummed out because having game ranger working and playing with mates and some random people was like living it all over again, mates game ranger works fine just not mine
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Indeed it was, thats why Im soo bummed out because having game ranger working and playing with mates and some random people was like living it all over again, mates game ranger works fine just not mine
strange his works yours dosent. have you tried reinstalling the program? ive never used game ranger before so i dont know. perhaps internet problem on your side?

and i have no clue why codies turned off grid servers. it was still a popular game online. private servers were always up
 
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post #9 of 11
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Tried re-installing it, even did the o/s twice (not for the game for other reasons) and no luck, as for the internet mines better than his.

Just damn near kill's me, keeps saying my gird application is invalid, yet it worked fine before

It is good if you and some mates have grid on steam give GR a go
post #10 of 11
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Got it working on game ranger, Re-installed GRID now I can play online again
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