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post #1 of 17
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Right, i've acquired a laptop for £50, not bad eh!? Just wondered if any of you laptop buffs could suggest some good games to try. I think i'm going to put Red Alert and GTA on it, any other ideas? Just wondered what it could handle (no idea about lappy GPU's).

Laptop Specs: HP Compaq nc4000

Processor: Intel Pentium M 1.5 GHz
RAM: 512mb
GPU: ATI Radeon IGP350M - AGP 4x

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post #2 of 17
Thief GOLD or Thief II
Diablo II
StarCraft
Bauldur's Gate II
GTA II
Theme Hospital
XCOM Apocalypse
Sim City 2000
Myth Series

If I think of more, I'll post..

Can't believe I forgot Fallout, Fallout II and Fallout Tactics
    
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post #3 of 17
Half Life 1 !

I have an el cheapo laptop as well, AMD sempron at like 1.7ghz, 512 ram, and onboard video.

The last few days of school us juniors weren't doing anything, so i brought my laptop, and while all the people were studying for finals, i was playing half life 1 with a small crowd behind me
post #4 of 17
Definatly Baulder's Gate II w/ expansion and Starcraft. Both very good games. Also for a FPS, you could try some of the older Rainbow Six games.
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post #5 of 17
Half-Life, CS 1.6, Quake 1/2/3, Doom or Doom 2.

Those are some FPS I could think of off the top of my head.
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post #6 of 17
Warcraft 3
Age of Empires 2
The sims
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post #7 of 17
armagetron advanced... its a small game but can be pretty entertaining
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Amazing response! Ha! Starcraft - greate idea! Will cs1.6 really work?? thats quite impressive! Theif wasn't a bad game either! I might have to try those, perhaps plug a proper mouse in for them though!

Thanks, if anyone else has any outstand 'must haves' then i'm ears for you
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Amazing response! Ha! Starcraft - greate idea! Will cs1.6 really work?? thats quite impressive! Theif wasn't a bad game either! I might have to try those, perhaps plug a proper mouse in for them though!

Thanks, if anyone else has any outstand 'must haves' then i'm ears for you
Oh yes, CS 1.6 will definitely work with no problems. Me and a friend used to play it at school during a free period we had on some 400MHz Pentium 2's with 128mb of RAM and onboard video. Yours will have no problem

Also someone mentioned The Sims, that should work fine as well.
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post #10 of 17
Theme Hospital owns, I played that in my Anatomy class in high school.

Anyway, Half Life / CS 1.6 / Team Fortress would be good. Make sure to get a mouse, or you may hate it. Also, SimCty games, Stepmania, Quake 1-3, Morrowind, Starcraft, C&C: The First Decade, Diablo 1 and 2, Deus Ex, Warcraft 3.

You should have plenty of options as far as older games goes.
    
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