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#21 Elric

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 12:43 AM

haha! i know i do have 4 total packages of bfme series in general. :p but you do have a point Lauri.

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 03:51 AM

I was once told, that the disk is worth jack shit, it's the code you get with the game that counts.
Is it true?

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 04:16 AM

To an extent. The code is what makes your game a legal copy. However, without a disk you cannot play the game even if it is installed legally, so you would have to use a no-cd crack, which can run into issues with some mods, and make it impossible to play online with someone, unless they had the EXACT SAME crack.

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 09:33 AM

Nope, exact same crack does not work :xd: Using a no cd crack, at least for ROTWK and BFME 2 generates a random version number each time you start the game, thus rendering the chance of you being able to play with a friend nearly impossible. So yea there is no multiplayer for you if you use a crack.
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Posted 09 May 2012 - 09:33 AM

Or you could just use a mini image.

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 09:38 AM

Or you could just use a mini image.


Oh right, yes that is a solution.
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Posted 09 May 2012 - 05:11 PM

can i please have a link to a mini image, o=if anyone knows where it is? for all 3 games, i need an image.

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 11:22 PM

It possibly happens to be illegal to get something for free, but if you do, make sure you donate to a charity or something. At least it will make you feel good inside.

P.S. what I mean is that if you cannot pay the makers, by that I mean EA who paid for the developers to make the game.

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 09:02 AM

Google it... Use the correct terms, more I'm not going to say, since this community does not support these kind of things, although most of us have made a slight exception here :xd:
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Posted 10 May 2012 - 01:22 PM

Mini images are handy, no longer do I have to dig through the mess to find discs that are too scratched to work.
At the moment I don't even have to worry about mounting the image since BFME is now permanently ready.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 09:11 PM

Hmm, so anyone having any idea what does that reseller mean by that 4-CD set fixing issues with newer systems? Or that notice about wide-screen (I don't even remember if I play on old 4:3 display or newer...).

Regarding mini-image: quite handy thing, I was using it for Warcraft 3. Any chance someone will point to safe download place? I am able to Google quite a lot possible sources but they all seems far from trustworthy :whathuh:

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 10:26 PM

www.gamecopyworld.com
I've used them for years. And, as they specify at the entering stage, they are all against illegal stuff.

I have BFME and BFME2 installed on Windows 7 (64bit). I have no problems with the games, but after they are installed I do have to change the Compability mode to Windows XP (Service Pack 2)
After that is done, all works fine! And that's done in an instant :)
Regarding wide-screen; All the resolutions are in 4:3, but they work on a 16:9 or 16:10 too, but at a less optimal viewing experience. However, if you're focused on playing, you won't notice.

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 01:30 AM

When I remember I change my TV/Monitor to 4:3 for BFME.

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 05:04 PM

I didnt have to do anything once i installed the games other then play. haha

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 08:11 PM

Thanks fot a tip lot Lauri.

No special procedures? Hmm, wonder what that seller actually puts on those 4-CD set..

Btw: you have more then 3GB ram? I remember SW EaW requires some kind of ram fix for playing on PC with more then 3GB of ram.

I have been looking on widescreen forums and it seems to be exactly as you say. Game will distortion slightly to fit wide screen resolutions. Guess I will get used to.




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