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hey, does anyone know if i buy the 4 pack do i get it on the 5th ? or do i have to wait till the 9th?
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Originally Posted by SirWooties View Post

Lol cheap PC gamers. Afford $300-500 video cards and processors but can't afford a measly $20 for a game.

I bet it go on sale for 9.99 next time there is a holiday sale.
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I bet it go on sale for 9.99 next time there is a holiday sale.

 

Yep, and by that time I will have put many many hours into it. As with everything that gets cheaper with time it is a question of will you use it enough during the timespan to justify the increased cost. 

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Anyone know if this will have lan support or not? At 1:08 I saw no option for it, which could be fairly problematic for alot of people.

Why would it be problematic? The current LAN option is way more problematic than start Steam, invite my friend and play instead of looking up IP's, find the discs etc and try to figure out why you can't connect to eachother.
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Why would it be problematic? The current LAN option is way more problematic than start Steam, invite my friend and play instead of looking up IP's, find the discs etc and try to figure out why you can't connect to eachother.

Yeah considering its Steam you probably dont have LAN option.
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What's different about this new graphics aside the higher resolution? Everything is still 2D/Isometric to me.

The graphics aren't that much different, but instead of a hacked together patch for higher resolution and proper colours (Yes, the patches are extremely hacky at best) you'll get true support for DX9 and future OS'. (Considering how prevalent DX9 is I doubt MS will ever stop supporting it)
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multi monitor support? in what way as the mouse won't wind up in the second screen, splaying the game across several monitors? I hear blizzard never put adjustable resolution in SC1 because it give players an unfair advantage.

That's part of Windows, iirc.

It was in the trailer and all it says is 'Multi-Monitor Enabled", I imagine it'll be like SupCom where you can have two screens displaying different areas of the map.
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Looks all right.

Hope someone does an Age of Empires 4... the right way, rather than screwing it up like 3.

I didn't mind 3, it was fun but 2 was better...There's very little chance there will be a truly good sequel because of nostalgia and II being so damn good. I want a new one that pretty much updates I, II and III to use many cores, is 3D and into one large game. (ie. AoE2 style gameplay going from Stone Age to the Industrial Age for very long games)
    
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What I'd love to see is a completely redone version of the first one. I like AOK the best because of the improvements in gameplay over AOE, but I love the ancient civilizations more. If they can do a refresh of the first one with updated graphics, more control on gameplay, maybe include some more civilizations, I am so in.
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What I want is a population limit increase from 200 to 1000. Modern computers shouldn't have problems handling this. I mean, in real war, you definitely deploy more than 200 soldiers.

Search for the User Patch, 1000 pop cap right there.
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Persian elephants anyone? lol!!
I like your train of thought.
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