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post #21 of 31
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That's what's called a cliffhanger.
People want instant gratification...*cough*...([REMOVE BAD PUN]I decided to take this part out before I got in trouble )


Did you expect it to have good graphics or get good FPS in XP?
    
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I dont know what your talking about. You failed at following instructions properly most likely, because i have a friend who followed the same instructions and it worked fine for him. No graphic errors or anything. And than you blame Halo 2 for a game thats not even SUPPOSED to be run on XP. Sure theres a guide for getting it to work. So dont blame Halo 2. Blame the guide or blame yourself.

Plus Halo 2 didn't look bad on my friends system. Its not cutting edge Half-life 2 graphics but it isn't bad.
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post #23 of 31
Well duh.

Did you ever try Halo 1 for PC? I guess not, or you would have expected such from Halo 2 for PC.

Halo, great series, but please, leave it on the XBOX.

And Arganius is right. You have no right to complain when your not even using the right OS rofl.
post #24 of 31
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Halo, great series, but please, leave it on the XBOX.
QFMFT

Halo plays good. On Xbox. It doesn't play good on PC, as neat of an idea as it is, Games for Windows, there's just some things better off not ported.
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post #25 of 31
Don't expect better graphics here for the PC port, same game, different resolution.

I think Microsoft did good letting us play our favorite XBOX game on the PC.

I was just dumbfounded to see this topic, and the first sentence was "trying to get the damn game to work with XP". Completely ironic post, don't bash or get mad at a game when you try to play it on something it's not meant to be played on.
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post #26 of 31
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now i think your all getting the wrong idea here, it runs fine on xp, i havnt had any crashes or graphical glitches- and my fps are rock solid. hasn't stuttered once.

i took it round to my mates, installed it on vista with his dx9 card....and at the same resultion - surprise surprise it looked crap.

@ criswell, i didn't expect different graphics to the xbox port. looked gay then and looks gay now. not asking for a flame war.

and as for leave it to xbox? i hate consoles full stop. i play games on them and don't enjoy them .

and infact i loved halo 1 on pc. IMO it played much better, i didn't feel this way at all.

my expectations were just a little higher after enjoying halo1 so much.

Edit- and oh yes. i probably am expecting a little to much from a 2 year old game.
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post #27 of 31
i'm gonna be a rebel and come out in support of Josh on this one. the game is selling for $45 on Amazon.com right now. they're selling a 2 year-old game for the full price of new games. doesn't seem like a deal to me at all.
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post #28 of 31
Ill just add my to this topic as well i was easily able to get halo 2 installed on xp with the patch/crack you can find online just do a search. Yes i do agree with many of the last post the game came out 3 years ago all M$ did was convert the data on the dvd from the xbox to be read by the pc.....thats it they did not rebuild the game from the ground up so of course the gfx looks like :turd: they were designed around a xbox 1 hardware what was it (p3 700mhz 256mb ram gfx compared nvidia 4series or so?). Yes i do know they added some improvements to the pc gfx version vs the xbox version but it is not going to look as good as lets say a 1yr old game that was released for the pc that was built around the upper P4 series and 6series gfx.

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post #29 of 31
Lol @ the guy saying he liked Halo 1 on pC. That game was horrendous on a whole new level
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post #30 of 31
Im playing it on XP too and the graphics are pretty poor. I dont know what you mean about floating guns though, i can see my guys hands :S
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