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Go play Robot Unicorn Attack.

Try beating 77K.
I took your challenge just now. If it weren't for that last race...

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I took your challenge just now. If it weren't for that last race...

Naise.

My friend did 116k.

He officially has no life.
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Go to gog.com

They have a whole bunch of older games that have been modded/updated (legally) to run on XP/Vista/7.

Most of them run on a netbook.
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post #14 of 15
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Day 4: Oh crap, what happened to day 3?

Yeah, change of plans from yesterday. Hung out with a friend most of today and yesterday, where we played games on my various consoles. Woo hoo! Aaaand to get back on track, I did, in fact, attempt to get Oblivion running. And the results are mixed.

So yeah, first things first, installed Oblivion. Tried to launch, and as I expected, crash. Install Oldblivion, crash. Tinker a little bit, run! Huzzah! Yes, I did get Oblivion to launch and I managed to create a character. And yes, I managed to run around the tutorial. Without any mods, it's slow. Non steady frame rate.

Even so, with some cheating, I get through the tutorial, about to step outside. About to witness the glory that is Cyrodil. I open the gate, aaaaaand it was to much for my poor netbook. Crash. Huzzah!

I haven't given up of course. Just don't really want to mess with downloading mods and such to improve performance. So... I guess I'll try that on Monday. I have to much to do on Sunday.

Tomorrow: I go make money.
The day after that: Mods mods admins and ban hammers.
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Day 6: Slow internet

So... yeah. Haven't been able to download the hundreds of megabytes of mods I'm looking at applying to Oblivion due a slow connection. Doesn't help that everyone was home today.

I also think my netbook has a bad wireless card or antennas cause I'm not getting a strong as signal to the router as I should.

Tomorrow: Fewer people at home, hope for the faster connection.
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