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Windows 98 Gaming PC

Post by H6899 » Tue Jan 31, 2017 6:22 pm

I have an Windows 98 PC. But i don't know what games to play.
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Re: Windows 98 Gaming PC

Post by NewYorkEagle » Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:27 pm

Maybe finding PC games from the late 90s might help, since that's when Windows 98 was getting compatible with them. At least those from 1998-2002.
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Re: Windows 98 Gaming PC

Post by CyStash » Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:32 pm

If you felt like a bunch of trial and error, you could attempt to install windows 7 on it, install steam and see what games actually run. Would be a fun project to try. XD
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Re: Windows 98 Gaming PC

Post by NewYorkEagle » Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:55 pm

CyStash wrote:
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:32 pm
If you felt like a bunch of trial and error, you could attempt to install windows 7 on it, install steam and see what games actually run. Would be a fun project to try. XD
Even though the Steam versions are identical to the original ones, they could get rid of some features that people liked. For instance, I played Fate, and they didn't have the console which allowed cheats. Plus, they don't have Sid Meier's Civilization I and II, which were widely popular with MS-DOS computers.
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Re: Windows 98 Gaming PC

Post by CyStash » Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:57 pm

NewYorkEagle wrote:
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:55 pm
CyStash wrote:
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:32 pm
If you felt like a bunch of trial and error, you could attempt to install windows 7 on it, install steam and see what games actually run. Would be a fun project to try. XD
Even though the Steam versions are identical to the original ones, they could get rid of some features that people liked. For instance, I played Fate, and they didn't have the console which allowed cheats. Plus, they don't have Sid Meier's Civilization I and II, which were widely popular with MS-DOS computers.
This is true i didn't even think about that, course i just like trying to see what things i can do that aren't suppose to work to see if it works or not haha.
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Re: Windows 98 Gaming PC

Post by Jamiec1130 » Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:03 pm

What kind of games do you like to play? What are the specs of the machine?
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Re: Windows 98 Gaming PC

Post by Neb » Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:24 pm

Quake and Half Life are great games.
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Re: Windows 98 Gaming PC

Post by H6899 » Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:40 pm

Jamiec1130 wrote:
Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:03 pm
What kind of games do you like to play? What are the specs of the machine?
CPU: Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
GPU: nVidia GeForce FX 5700 128 MB
RAM: 512 MB
Sound: Sound Blaster Audigy 2
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Re: Windows 98 Gaming PC

Post by NewYorkEagle » Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:46 pm

CyStash wrote:
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:57 pm
NewYorkEagle wrote:
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:55 pm
CyStash wrote:
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:32 pm
If you felt like a bunch of trial and error, you could attempt to install windows 7 on it, install steam and see what games actually run. Would be a fun project to try. XD
Even though the Steam versions are identical to the original ones, they could get rid of some features that people liked. For instance, I played Fate, and they didn't have the console which allowed cheats. Plus, they don't have Sid Meier's Civilization I and II, which were widely popular with MS-DOS computers.
This is true i didn't even think about that, course i just like trying to see what things i can do that aren't suppose to work to see if it works or not haha.
Personally, I think Steam is okay for newer PC games made in the post-2007 era, but games before that don't seem to be surprising.
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Re: Windows 98 Gaming PC

Post by xyz » Thu Feb 09, 2017 4:21 pm

doom.
the original doom.
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