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#1 spiff

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 09:42 AM

Only one thing stopping me from buying a mac: no Guild Wars.  Has anyone heard if it's playable via Boot Camp?  More generally, are there big performace issues with running games via Boot Camp?  I'm waiting for the Intel MacBooks with the intention of doing a bit of Windows gaming...but should I expect performance to be less-than-great?

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 10:06 AM

You can expact performance to be fantastic. Every game I've thrown at these machines have run just fine under Windows.
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Posted 10 April 2006 - 10:17 AM

I've now got 15 games tested and another 8 under the micorscope today. Everything is preety much flawless.

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 07:15 PM

View PostDaveyJJ, on April 11th 2006, 01:17 AM, said:

I've now got 15 games tested and another 8 under the micorscope today. Everything is preety much flawless.

How do you suddenly have 23 PC games? Just wondering :happy:

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 07:28 PM

View PostTomatocow, on April 10th 2006, 06:15 PM, said:

How do you suddenly have 23 PC games? Just wondering :happy:
I have over 50 PC games ready to go on a Mactel ;)  I happen to buy both PC and Mac games  :blush:
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Posted 10 April 2006 - 08:19 PM

View Postgbafan, on April 11th 2006, 10:28 AM, said:

I have over 50 PC games ready to go on a Mactel ;)  I happen to buy both PC and Mac games  :blush:

You is rich you is. Once I get my WinXP running, I'll join the party. :D

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 08:36 PM

View PostTomatocow, on April 10th 2006, 09:15 PM, said:

How do you suddenly have 23 PC games? Just wondering :happy:

Some demoes, some PC games I already owned (cause I used to play at work more like Silent Hunter III, Winning Eleven, Trainz, Far Cry etc.), and some games owned by fellow co-workers who are kind enough to lend me the game to load/test/screenshot then dump (e.g., City of Heroes, Vampire and others).

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 06:41 AM

View Postgbafan, on April 10th 2006, 08:28 PM, said:

I have over 50 PC games ready to go on a Mactel ;)  I happen to buy both PC and Mac games  :blush:

Pent up gaming energy or grounds for therapy! :D
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Posted 17 April 2006 - 05:15 PM

View PostHuntn, on April 11th 2006, 05:41 AM, said:

Pent up gaming energy or grounds for therapy! :D
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Hey, I purchased guild wars yesterday and the game runs flawlessly.

On that note i am running it with default setting etc, but i will have a play with the settings today.

On that note for those who are interested.

Kotor runs fine (PC Version of course)
Gangsters 2 works sweet as.
Star Trek Hidden Evil works fine.

And so do a many other game demos that have'nt interested me enough to remember their names.