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Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 10-02-2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,275
Posted By Sotaria
What you will get is usually a squashed image. ...

What you will get is usually a squashed image. The computer will automatically stretch the picture out to the appropriate length. It is not a problem as far as playing but if you are playing Tex...
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 09-21-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,275
Posted By Sotaria
The only real issue I see for older Adventure...

The only real issue I see for older Adventure games is not laptop related by OS related. Be ready to get DOSBOX (a free DOS emulator) and to mess with some other compatibility issues for Windows...
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 04-22-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By Sotaria
Please tell us exactly what your DOSBOX bat file...

Please tell us exactly what your DOSBOX bat file looks like. What are the commands you are typing? I have this game and run it throught DOSBOX. I don't remember any real problems but there were a...
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 04-21-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By Sotaria
Try this. Go to "Control Panel" and then look...

Try this. Go to "Control Panel" and then look under "Performance." Go to "Advanced" and you should see an option for "virtual memory." Having said that, mine is apparently only set for less than...
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 04-21-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By Sotaria
Well I don't know if this is the same problem as...

Well I don't know if this is the same problem as what I had. In fact, I don't think I have ever used vitrual memory, but to get it to run on my computer I:

1. Set to Win98 compatibility mode...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2007, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By Sotaria
This is a game a WANTED to love, but there was no...

This is a game a WANTED to love, but there was no structure to it. Once I got into the fair grounds I just wandered around aimlessly clicking seeming hundreds of dialogue choices and having no...
Forum: Adventure 04-12-2007, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By Sotaria
A couple of great underdogs you neglected to...

A couple of great underdogs you neglected to mention are:

The Gene Machine

and to a lesser extent

Zero Critical
Prisoner of Ice
Forum: Adventure 04-09-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,701
Posted By Sotaria
I also recommend 2D. I find 3D annoying and...

I also recommend 2D. I find 3D annoying and ugly. Television is 2D. Remember those old "3D" movies? Yuck. 3D is only good for action shooters, not adventure games. Therefore, remake MI4, BS3 &...
Forum: Adventure 04-04-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By Sotaria
How could I have forgotten to list pixelhunting? ...

How could I have forgotten to list pixelhunting? I just finished the part where I was supposed to find a bag and whip in pitch black! Talk about pixel hunting!

I sincerely hope that when they do...
Forum: Adventure 04-04-2007, 05:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,898
Posted By Sotaria
Video games rarely translate into good movies. ...

Video games rarely translate into good movies. They are different animals. A good adventure game is loaded with puzzles and keeps your interest in between. A good movie entertains in two hours,...
Forum: Adventure 04-03-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By Sotaria
Runaway 1 versus 2 (*Spoilers*)

Okay. I am one of those guys who loved Runaway and was eagerly anticipating Runaway 2. I haven't yet finished Runaway 2, but am a bit disappointed. I still like it and expect to finish the game,...
Forum: Adventure 03-30-2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,861
Posted By Sotaria
I must apologize to everyone who hates Brian from...

I must apologize to everyone who hates Brian from Runaway. I still love the first game and an in the process of enjoying the second, but I have noticed his character (that is moral character) is...
Forum: Adventure 03-28-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,801
Posted By Sotaria
What do you mean a two part game? I just started...

What do you mean a two part game? I just started Runaway 2, so I am curious.
Forum: Adventure 03-24-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,992
Posted By Sotaria
I love that. I hated this, that, and the other...

I love that. I hated this, that, and the other thing! By the way, is the sequel out yet ... I can hardly wait to play it! :D
Forum: Adventure 03-24-2007, 05:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,453
Posted By Sotaria
Here are my ratings of all the humorous adventure...

Here are my ratings of all the humorous adventure games I have played on a scale of one to four stars:

Monkey Island ****
Lechuck's Revenge ****
Curse of Monkey Island ****
Day of the Tentacle...
Forum: Adventure 03-24-2007, 05:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,453
Posted By Sotaria
My verson came with both DOS and WINDOWS. I use...

My verson came with both DOS and WINDOWS. I use the DOS version with DOSBOX.
Forum: Adventure 03-23-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,453
Posted By Sotaria
3 Skulls of the Toltecs (if you can find it). ...

3 Skulls of the Toltecs (if you can find it). Great one.
The Gene Machine.
The Kyrandia trilogy (not pure humor, but at least as humorous as Runaway, which I like).
Flight of the Amazon Queen...
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 03-23-2007, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By Sotaria
Google "Unofficial Tex Murphy" and "forums". ...

Google "Unofficial Tex Murphy" and "forums". They know all things Tex Murphy and can probably help you better over there.
Forum: Adventure 03-22-2007, 02:38 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,861
Posted By Sotaria
You're just jealous because he got Gina Timmins...

You're just jealous because he got Gina Timmins :9

I didn't like April Ryan. In fact, I never finished the game because she was so abnoxious and foul mouthed like a child who needed her butt...
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 03-21-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By Sotaria
Are you using the full install or the small...

Are you using the full install or the small install? What are your system specs? Please provide more information.
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 03-10-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By Sotaria
We need more info. I am familiar with the...

We need more info. I am familiar with the problem you are having but I need to know what settings you are using and whether or not you are using the CDs or DVDs. I suspect, if memory serves, that...
Forum: Adventure 03-07-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,328
Posted By Sotaria
Well, I don't know about Monkey Island 2, but...

Well, I don't know about Monkey Island 2, but when my brother and I saw the film, my brother turned to me and said, "it is like an adventure game." He is right. A bunch of obscure objects he...
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 03-06-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,446
Posted By Sotaria
To install the game in XP you need to right click...

To install the game in XP you need to right click on the SETUP.EXE file and select "create a shortcut" on the Desktop. After you do this, right click on the shortcut and set compatibility to WIN98. ...
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 02-22-2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By Sotaria
This link ...

This link

http://www.unofficialtexmurphy.com/phpbb/viewforum.php?f=3&sid=7db6caa7d6d12f371e8bc41bfad3cd46

has everything you will ever need to know about running these great games on XP.
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 02-18-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By Sotaria
Actually, I think you can get past this section...

Actually, I think you can get past this section by temporarily disabling somethings in the options menu, but I don't remember exactly what. In any case, the Save Game file is here
...
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