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Old September 25th, 2010, 04:32 PM
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Default Shady O'Grady's Rising Star

I'm contemplating buy this game, but it's about 3 years old. Will it work on Vista or Windows 7, because I have Vista now, and might be buying a new computer, which will probably have Windows 7. I just want to make sure I can play it before I spend the money on it. Has anyone played this game?
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Old September 25th, 2010, 06:28 PM
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Default Re: Shady O'Grady's Rising Star

I played it all thru beta testing and for quite awhile after.
Its a small "time killer" when you want a very different game.

But Im afraid I only played it on WinXP. I dont know about the others
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I have windows 7 and if I run a older game in Compatibility Mode then it mostly works (ya some game will not be able to run) but most of the games will here's a website that will help ya

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...lity-mode.html

Oh DON'T get Windows 7 Home Premium you WON'T be able to play any older games
get Windows 7 Professional it WILL run the older games

I got the Windows 7 Ultimate because it was only $25 more then Pro so i got it

anyways take a look at each one and see for yourself

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/win...e/default.aspx

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Default Re: Shady O'Grady's Rising Star

Thanks for the info. right now, I have a Vista machine, but my son has it right now. He's living in another city. So I'm thinking of getting another laptop. So whatever is on the machine when I buy it will be whatever I use.
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Default Re: Shady O'Grady's Rising Star

most stores sell computers with Home Premium on them but if i were you you'll want the Professional of Vista or Windows 7 (try to get win 7)

it may cost a little more buy it will be worth it ask around and see for your self of you are looking for when you use the computer
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Thanks. I'll check into when I go shopping for one.
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One more question. Is this game worth the $36 that Gilligames wants for it online. Does anyone know wehre I can get this game more cheaply?
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Default Re: Shady O'Grady's Rising Star

Thats hard to answer.
Its too bad there isnt a demo. Its a VERY different kindof game. Not everyone would like it. For me its worth it just to have something for when Im tired of monster armies and spaceship fleets.

I get a kick out of creating a band around a theme. The band name, the outfits, the song titles. I know the game isnt making judgements but its fun to AAR why some songs do well and others dont, see a common factor like maybe a darker mood, shift the bands outfits and songs that direction and see them do better.

Its fun to keep it on the machine for when Im in the mood for a game that is more creative and less aggressive.
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that's kind of what I want to try out if I ever get this game. I was thinking of a band where everyone is dressed as a Gilligan's Island outcast.
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