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Re: New Empire game

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  • Susie
    I have win 7 x64 ultimate and it runs fine as is. Same with others. You might like to post on their forum. The dev is quick to help. Rich
    Message 1 of 15 , Apr 22, 2010
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      I have win 7 x64 ultimate and it runs fine as is. Same with others. You might like to post on their forum. The dev is quick to help.

      Rich

      --- In empire-deluxe@yahoogroups.com, Barry <barryem@...> wrote:
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      > Dos programs work fine in XP mode.  That's why I wanted it, too.
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      > --- On Tue, 4/20/10, David Sonneborn <sonneborn9@...> wrote:
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      > From: David Sonneborn <sonneborn9@...>
      > Subject: Re: [empire-deluxe] Re: New Empire game
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      > Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 11:05 PM
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      > If it has an XP mode, it is news to me.  I would be highly doubtful, as it will not run ANY DOS based programs, and XP will.
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      > From: Larry Smith <larry.smith@ cox.net>
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      > Subject: RE: [empire-deluxe] Re: New Empire game
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      > Suggestion: If you're handy with virtual machines at all (VMWare has a free version) you could load up a virtual PC with windows XP and be sailing. 
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      > Also I believe (anybody out there confirm?) that Windows 7 has an "XP" mode I've heard of.  I just got to Windows 7, so I'll be finding all this out first-hand.
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      > From: empire-deluxe@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:empire- deluxe@yahoogrou ps.com] On Behalf Of Barry
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      > Sent: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 3:01 PM
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      > Subject: Re: [empire-deluxe] Re: New Empire game
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      > I installed the demo yesterday on a new laptop and it wouldn't run.  Very weird.  I double click the icon to run it and nothing happens.  I played around a little and gave up and uninstalled it.
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      > My new laptop has 64 bit Windows 7 Pro so maybe that's why.  I don't know.
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      > From: brycejones2 <brycej@truman. edu>
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      > Subject: [empire-deluxe] Re: New Empire game
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      > Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 4:34 PM
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      > Looks interesting. Is it worth the money?
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      > --- In empire-deluxe@ yahoogroups. com, "Susie" <rich12545@ ..> wrote:
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      > > Just thought I'd pass this along in case anyone is interested. Empires of Steel is available at Battlefront. com. Very nice graphics, easily moddable, lots of options and a very good AI opponent. After following development for more than a year I think this is the next great Empire game. A demo is available.
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