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Ahhh WC3 memories

This is where you can discuss your homework, family, just about anything, make strange sounds and otherwise discuss things which are really not related to the Lancer-series. Yes that means you can discuss other games.

Post Thu Nov 01, 2007 2:47 pm

a nice collection - wish I could have kept mine together in a nice condition, though it was nowhere near as complete i had WC1&2 (20 something 3.5 disks hehe) Academy, Privateer, and Prophecy (which is still one of my favorites)

of all of these prophecy is the only one I still have, probably because it's on CDs and as such it never mattered whether they got coffee/soda spilled on them/left out to collect dust

Post Thu Nov 01, 2007 3:35 pm

Oooo arrr nice collection Taw, those manuals would make good bed time reading. My nostalgia gland has been tickled by this thread so I've hunted and secured original copies (with boxes and manuals) of WC3 and 4 over Ebay. Me old ones were PS1 copies which I tossed years ago.

Edited by - mustang on 11/1/2007 3:40:54 PM

Post Fri Nov 02, 2007 5:10 am

I also have WC for SNES, with a US converter - and I've still got me SNES too! Also WC3 and WC4 for PS1, and we've still got a PS1 (the original Playstation not that white PS-One thing) and Prophecy for GBA (but our GBA is a yellow Pikachu one so the embarassment factor is rather high)

Methinks it might be time to drag the Playstation out of the attic for the weekend. It's still a shame that I can't play as a Kilrathi, I'd much rather be on the cats' side against Confed.

Post Fri Nov 02, 2007 1:05 pm

I still have a spectrum zx-81 in the attic

Post Sat Nov 03, 2007 2:39 pm

but can you play Wing Commander on it. effs?

Post Sun Nov 04, 2007 2:34 pm


but can you play Wing Commander on it. effs?


No, that's just a 'Random Effs Comment", they're always slightly related to the topic at hand, but not really.

Post Sun Nov 04, 2007 3:02 pm

I knew that, I just didn't want to say

Post Sun Nov 04, 2007 3:06 pm

*Nods in agreement* He does it all the time; he finds it amusing. *Shakes head and enters shadows*

Post Mon Nov 05, 2007 6:13 am

ahhhhhg i come back after a long hiatus and see this?!? I thought i was finally over the addiction but noooooooo y'all had to bring it back....Thanks no realy Thanks I am going home to fire up the dos/98 box and say hi to all my old friends . WC3 and then WC4 . And yeah Hellcat V FTW

Post Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:56 pm

My job is done then, hell I've just spent 80 mustantopian roubles at the ebay retro store getting old copies. Got my copy of WC3 through the mailtron last night, I forgot how cool new games were in the 90's. All the goodies included were...for lack of a better word....good.

Post Mon Nov 05, 2007 4:25 pm

I'd encourage you to convert WC3, WC4 and, if possible, WC5 onto separate DVDs Musty. I did, and I haven't looked back. Damn CD-swapping *grumbles*.

Post Mon Nov 05, 2007 4:47 pm

I wasn't even aware that you'd played any of the WC series, Flopsy; every day's a school day, eh?

Mind you, aren't they a bit demanding for Typhon ? after all, you need at least a 386DX for WC - you could think about upgrading to Pentium a bit later (in a few years maybe?) for WC3 and 4.

I've got some spare SIMMS, if you need any?


Edited by - Tawakalna on 11/5/2007 4:58:41 PM

Post Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:43 pm

No thanks, I moved to DIMMs long ago, ISA-Man! 64k Trident cards; Taw still buys them from his local supplier! *Snorffles in amusement* As for WC, I have tweaked Typhon to run those games very well, thank you very much!

Post Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:38 am

I do actually, for the old Apricots that are still on the warehouse floor. And to provide rabbits with spares.

Post Wed Nov 07, 2007 2:57 pm

Just got WCIII running beautifully on Crash, that DOSBox is a nice little piece of sh*t eh?
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