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Mr. Matt VIP Member

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#1 10 years ago

The laptop I'm on right now has difficulty running Half-Life. Yes, the Quake engine-based game from 1998. Yes, it was released roughly 11 years ago. It has similar problems with a wide variety of older games aside from Age of Empires, which is little more than a series of animated gifs atop of a two-dimensional drawing. Half-life 2 and its episodes, on the other hand, run perfectly at high resolution with high/average effects. This game was released in 2004, roughly five years ago, with its episodes being released every year or two after that. No game I have tried on this computer, either old or reasonably new, can match HL2's level of performance. To the meat of the question though - are Valve simply miracle workers descended from God Almighty himself, or does this laptop merely hate me? It has already predicted the end of the world, so I can only assume it to be the latter.




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#2 10 years ago

It's a conspiracy to keep you from playing old games. I can't play Custer's Revenge thanks to Washington scumbags.




Mitch Connor

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#3 10 years ago

I love the scalping mini-game.




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#4 10 years ago

Wat




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#5 10 years ago
BadHairDẵy;4969796Wat

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#6 10 years ago

I see.




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#7 10 years ago
Mr. Matt;4969686The laptop I'm on right now has difficulty running Half-Life. Yes, the Quake engine-based game from 1998. Yes, it was released roughly 11 years ago. It has similar problems with a wide variety of older games aside from Age of Empires, which is little more than a series of animated gifs atop of a two-dimensional drawing. Half-life 2 and its episodes, on the other hand, run perfectly at high resolution with high/average effects. This game was released in 2004, roughly five years ago, with its episodes being released every year or two after that. No game I have tried on this computer, either old or reasonably new, can match HL2's level of performance. To the meat of the question though - are Valve simply miracle workers descended from God Almighty himself, or does this laptop merely hate me? It has already predicted the end of the world, so I can only assume it to be the latter.

You're supposed to be dead!

And yeah, Valve sort of are awesome like that.




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#8 10 years ago

Wait, Half Life 2 came out in 2004?




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#9 10 years ago
SeinfeldRules;4969933Wait, Half Life 2 came out in 2004?

Ja.




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#10 10 years ago
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You've got to fight fire with fire some times but in this case it's severed scalps.