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command and conquer 1

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wouldnt a port of command and conquer rule. would it work? just asking dont want people getting all angry with me for being a dumbass, so before you say it calm down, just a simple question.
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tic0tac1 wrote:wouldnt a port of command and conquer rule. would it work? just asking dont want people getting all angry with me for being a dumbass, so before you say it calm down, just a simple question.
Command and Conquer is not a 2d point n' click adventure.
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Try FreeCNC though :wink:
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Well, depending on how you interpret the definition "Adventure", C&C could actually qualify as "Point and Click adventure". You definitely have to point and click a lot in that game ;-)
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Dark-Star wrote:Well, depending on how you interpret the definition "Adventure"
It is more of a strategy game, I think.
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Yeah it is an RTS.
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Command & Conquer Gold (Version for Win95) runs on Windows XP without any tricks/vms/etc

Here's what the installation manual says:

INSTALLING AND RUNNING C&C GOLD ON WINDOWS XP

Follow the instructions below to install and play C&C GOLD

Preparing to Install
Insert either C&C disc into your CD drive
Open My Computer and explore the CD
Right click either the install.exe or setup.exe
select PROPERTIES
Select the COMPATIBILITY tab
Check the check box for “Run this program in compatibility mode for”
Select WINDOWS 95 from the drop down menu
Click APPLY then OK
Double click the .exe file you just modified to launch it

Installing the Game
When you’re prompted to update DirectX, uncheck the check box so you won’t install it. It is extremely important not to install this DirectX update
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation
Note: Installing Westwood Chat is not required, it can be canceled if you desire

Installing the Patch
Visit ftp://ftp.westwood.com/pub/ccgold and download CCGOLDXPPATCH.ZIP
Unzip the files and copy thipx32.dll into the install directory of the game (default path is c:\WESTWOOD\C&C95). You may overwrite the old version of the .dll file

Preparing to Run the Game
Go to the install directory of the game (default path is c:\WESTWOOD\C&C95)
Right click C&C95.exe
Select PROPERTIES
Select the COMPATIBILITY tab
Check the check box for “Run this program in compatibility mode for”
Select Windows 95 from the drop down menu
Check the check box for “Disable visual themes”
Check the check box for “Turn off advanced text services for the program”
click APPLY then OK

Playing the Game
Select ÿStart > All Programs > Westwood > Command & Conquer 95 > Command & Conquer Windows 95 Edition. Or double click C&C95.exe located in the install directory (default path is c:\WESTWOOD\C&C95)
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