WIn 98/ME and PC games.

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Jacob_St, Jan 16, 2002.

  1. Jacob_St

    Jacob_St Second Unit

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    Now that XP is out will future pc games no longer be compatible with Windows 98 and ME? How long do you think it will take for game designers to drop the Windows 98 platform and go exclusively XP? I bought one of those Intel wireless gamepads several months back and it's software is not compatible with XP. The product has now been discontinued and I paid too much money for it to dump it so soon.
     
  2. Romier S

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    Wont happen anytime soon my friend. Developers are still catering to people who have Voodoo 3's and TNT2's. Those are years old graphics cards. XP isn't going to change what developers support in terms of OS. XP will just be added to long list of supported OS's. If anything the question should be when will all developers move full swing to XP support (although most are already doing so[​IMG])
     
  3. Jacob_St

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    What a relief! Thanks Romier I was getting worried! I don't why I'm so happy now that I think about it. I'm stuck with Windows Me for the foreseeable future. Oh well, I'll live. Thanks again.
     
  4. Dan B

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    Hey, the Voodoo 3 was a highly under rated graphics card. [​IMG] Yep, still using one in my ancient PC.
    -Dan B
     
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  6. Chris Bardon

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    Hey, I have a TNT2 and it works great! I paid a hell of a lot for it too...more than 2 years ago (has it really been that long...)

    Seriously, take a look at how lond Win 95 stuck on the supported OS list-I think that it still is for a lot of things. You should be fine with 98 for a while (I'm not upgrading until I have to at this point).

    On a semi-related note though-the new ATI AIW card doesn't support 98 anymore. Looks like a sweet piece of Hardware too...
     
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