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Hi. I'm not much into online game [all i have is BF2142]
my cousins a marine and he has a 2.0 ghz dual core laptop
2 GB of Ram, and a nvidia 7150 integrated graphics.

can you recommend some popular games i can get for him?
racing/FPS/action/so forth?
no MMORPGS or RPGS. must be able to play nicely on a laptop
of its kind. thanks!
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cs, tf2, dods should all run if put in low settings.
    
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Counter Strike: Source is a definite must...

Some games that have demos you should try before you buy would be

World in Conflict
Call of Duty 4 (And 2)
DiRT
Need for Speed Pro Street

All great games, though I don't know how well any of those would run on a 7150...
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Company of heroes - RTS

Call of duty 4 - First person shooter

Orange box - First person shooter

Dawn of war Soul storm
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My vote goes to TF:2, should be able to run at around ~22 fps on a machine like that, lowest settings. Far from ideal, but still playable.
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Counter Strike Source is a good one

insmod.net - may not run smoothly

maple story? lolz

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he can run any source game pretty good if he puts it in DX7 or 8.

Go to steam, right click the game, Properties, then set launch options, and put
-dxlevel 70 or -dxlevel 80 you can try both.

tell him to go to srtest.com and test some games out on there. it should give him a better idea of what he can play.
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I'd vote trackmania nations, it's free ya know!
    
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Marine eh? What about America's Army?

How about something like Command and Conquer 3 or Civilization 4, both are great for lappys. And as always CS:S, maybe Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory(its free).

^^^ trackmania is a fun game, if you can, try and get united, the single player is actually pretty fun.
    
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Marine eh? What about America's Army?

How about something like Command and Conquer 3 or Civilization 4, both are great for lappys. And as always CS:S, maybe Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory(its free).

^^^ trackmania is a fun game, if you can, try and get united, the single player is actually pretty fun.
Enemy Territory! I completely forgot about that!
RTS's are a little to.. elaborate for him. He's a racer/boxer/marine IRL
so he loves racing games and FPS, reps for you+!
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