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Texas Hold'em on Xbox One

Why is it that, when I'm playing this game on Xbox One and my family is playing on the Xbox 360, I can't join their game and they can't send me invites to join them? I thought it was backward ...
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Car Tycoon Stuck On “Flashing” Screen At Launch

So I am trying to play a pretty old game (Car Tycoon, made for windows 95, 98, ME, and 2000, but I have played it on windows 7/8/10 before I believe). I downloaded the game (I have the disk) and it ...
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Can I play on my Xbox one with someone else that is on a Xbox 360? [duplicate]

Am I able to play my Xbox one online and join my friends game who is playing on a Xbox 360? If so what games?
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How can I run old games on Windows 7 with a DirectX 9 error?

I have installed Command & Conquer Tiberium Wars on my Windows 7 laptop and updates. However, when I try to run it I see this error1: To answer the points in the dialog: I have DirectX 11 ...
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Baldur's Gate Disc Read As Blank Windows 10 [duplicate]

When I insert the disc it says, "D:\ The directory name is invalid" I bought it here: http://www.amazon.com/Baldurs-Gate-Box-Set-Compilation-Pc/dp/B002TOKQH2/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8 ...
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Does the Xbox One have backward compatibility for games on the original Xbox?

I am aware about select Xbox 360 games being able to be played on the Xbox One, but what about the games for the original Xbox?
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Why won't Sonic & Knuckles collection work on my windows 10 computer?

It says "This app can't run on your pc. To find a version for your pc, check with the software publisher." and no compatibility options will work. I'm using a 64 bit win10 laptop.
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Are compatible Xbox 360 3D games also 3D on Xbox one?

Xbox One has released the ability to emulate a wide range of Xbox 360 games. Does the Xbox One retain the ability to use the 3D display feature of select Xbox 360 games?
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How to make backwards-compatible 360 games see Xbox One storage?

When I e.g. start Mass Effect (a backwards-compatible 360 game) on my Xbox One, it asks me what storage device I want to store saves on, but only gives me the option of using cloud storage. I don't ...
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How can I access backward compatible Xbox 360 games from the store, on the Xbox One?

As of now, Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is available for free with Xbox Live Gold. Operation Flashpoint is an Xbox 360 game, but it was ported to Xbox One via backwards compatibility. How can ...
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Can I use downloaded games from my PS3 on PS4?

Please let me know because I just got a PS4 but can't open it until Christmas and when I open it I wanna log in with my account and play Minecraft.
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Game Won't Launch from CD

I ordered American McGee's Alice from eBay and it seemed to read just fine when I put it in my computer. The autoplay menu worked correctly and allowed me to install the game, but when I double-click ...
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Copy Xbox 360 saves to Xbox One without Cloud

I want to copy my old (Fallout 3) saves from my Xbox 360 to the Xbox One to continue playing, maybe even with another Xbox account, and without the Cloud storage. Is it somehow possible to achieve ...
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Will my game progress be saved with backwards compatibility?

I've played a couple hours of the original Borderlands and now that I can play it on my Xbox One with backwards compatibility I want to know if my progress will transfer over along with my ...
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Can I play against or with Xbox 360 players through my Xbox One?

Is it possible to play against and with Xbox 360 players through my Xbox One?
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Can I use an Xbox One giftcard to buy a 360 game for my Xbox One?

I want to buy Fallout 3 for my Xbox One using a 15 dollar giftcard I recently received. I have already put the money in my account and I was wondering if I could use it to buy the game, as it is a 360 ...
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Why can't I install Fallout 3 for my Xbox One [duplicate]

Since backwards compatibility is now available to everyone, I have wanted to play Fallout 3 on my Xbox One. I tried downloading it from the store, but it said "bundle only." When I went to bundle ...
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Can Skylander Giants be used on the PS4 Swap Force?

My daughter wants one of the Giant figures after playing on a friends Wii - Before I buy any I wanted to check if they will work on the Swap Force starter pack for the Ps4 - thanks!
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Are games released for xbox One still downloadable onto xbox 360?

I'm aware that the Xbox One can play several Xbox 360 games. Can I currently purchase, download, and play games created for the Xbox One specifically through the Xbox 360 store?
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Can you play Black Ops 3 multiplayer cross platform on Xbox One and Xbox 360? [duplicate]

My friend is going to get Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 but the problem is that he has a Xbox 360 and I have a Xbox One. Could we still play together on the game in multiplayer?
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Low FPS from an old game

I'm trying to play OuterBound Games' Demolition Derby and Figure 8 race on a windows 10 gaming PC. It took a while to get it running and now I can run it fine - the only problem is that the framerate ...
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Command and Conquer: Generals not launching on Windows 7 64-bit

I've tried a large number of solutions to the problems that 64 bit Windows 7 has with Generals and Zero Hour, to no avail. I've been trawling all over the internet for a fix for my problem. To wit, ...
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How do I open the Xbox 360 guide on Xbox One? [duplicate]

I know there's some way to do this, but when I press the guide button, a short hold goes to the Xbox One home and a long hold goes to turn the controller off.
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How do I access the 360 guide while on XB1?

With Rare Replay, it includes the 360 versions of some games to "show off" the Backwards compatibility in action. I can get 360 style notifications and achievements, but pressing the xbox button ...
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How can I make 'Kulki' run on Windows 7?

I would like to make this game playable on Windows 7 (compatibility with older OS doesn't work). I'm pretty sure it should be possible using something like DosBox, but I don't know how to configure ...
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Is there any shorcut for the ''PS Button'' on Ps3, using a Ps1/Ps2 Controller?

I got the first three Sony consoles (and the PSP too) the thing is, i like to use my old PS1 controller (the analog one) on my Ps2 and Ps3, everything works fine, but the only thing i'm missing, at ...
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How to get Heroes of Might and Magic 1 for Windows 95 work in Windows 7 64-bit

I have a collection of old games in a CD (from year approximately 1995). One the games included is Heroes of Might and Magic 1. I would like to get this game working properly on my computer but so far ...
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Global Operations don't work on Windows 8.1

I recently installed Global Operations on my Windows 8.1 laptop (Dell 15R N5110). The intro video plays at the start of the game but after that I get the error "Global Operations Client has Stopped ...
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Is there any version of Botanicula compatible with Yosemite?

I have a .dmg file of the game Botanicula (version 1.0.0) on my Mac. When I open it a warning tells me "image not recognized." Is that related to compatibility or from another problem?
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Mod Version Compatibility

I am putting together a modded survival LP and was wondering since some of my mods don't go past 1.5.2 would mods from 1.6.4 work in 1.5.2. If this helps the mod only adds blocks and there is nothing ...
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Age of Empires 1 + Windows 7 SP1 = “Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with DirectDraw”"

I installed Age of Empires I on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. After the installation whenever I tried to run the game (Empires.exe) I get the following error right at the beginning: Could not ...
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How Can I Play Games Which Are Really Old Java Applets?

I wanted to take a trip down memory lane and play a browser game from when I was in school. It turns out that game a Java applet. I changed my security settings so that I could play it and now it ...
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“No suitable display mode found” error for Dawn of War & DoW: Winter Assault

This is in conjunction with my other problem with compatibility issues with this game and Windows 8.1: I dummied the driver to allow my graphics card which worked for Dark Crusade). But on the ...
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Xbox 360 Flash Drives and Original Xbox Games

After researching why I was unable to successfully play Halo 2 on my Xbox 360, I found numerous articles that have brought me to the conclusion that I bought a counterfeit hard drive off of eBay a ...
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Warhammer 40K PC game not Playing on Windows 8.1

I recently upgraded my computer to a windows 8.1 HP Envy computer, when I tried to run the game after setup and installation it failed with an error message. This applies to DOW1 DOW winter assault ...
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Is it possible to install/run 16-bit games on Win 7 32-bit?

Forgive me if this question has an obvious answer that I clearly am not aware of. So I have a game and others that are from the Windows 95 era, and when I click "Install" I get this message: The ...
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Old Japanese Wii games on US Wii U

Can I play imported Japanese Wii games (not Wii U games) on a US Wii U in the Wii mode? I want to know if it will work before I invest in importing a Japanese Wii game. Thanks
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Color problem with Cossacks: Back to War on Win7/Win 8 64bit

I have a huge problem with Cossacks: Back to War on: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 - color problems...I can't fix them by using some ddraw fixes or killing explorer.exe. I tried so much to fix it, but ...
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Sound works but no music?

I want to run Master of Magic with dosbox and i think i am missing something obvious regarding the sound/music settings. I do have in game sound but without any music. Strangely i have chosen the same ...
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Does the PS-Vita support PSP games

Is the PS-Vita backwards compatible with PSP games? Some games I would like to play include Final Fantasy 7: Crisis core, Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier, Coded Arms, Tekken: Dark Resurrection, and ...
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Rebel Assault II issues with PS3

The menus work fine but any FMV flickers really bad with only the left 1/4 of the screen actually viewable. The disc is a bit scratched but not severe. Is this a compatibility issue or could scratches ...
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Halo 1 Not Working on Windows 7 x64

I recently installed Halo: Combat Evolved and patched it to version 1.09. When I run it, it plays the logo videos fine but then when it gets to the menu, it plays only the music on a black screen. Is ...
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How do I run Space 1889/Twilight 2000/Mega Traveller in Windows 7

I have windows 7. I have two old Paragon games Space 1889 and Twilight 2000. How do I play them or get them to work in windows 7? I have just obtained the three Mega Traveller games and want to play ...
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Microsoft Reversi on Windows Vista?

Is it possible to get the old Microsoft Reversi from Windows 2.03 to run on Windows Vista? It's an old classic! It looks like this:
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How do I get Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) to run on Windows 8?

I have a nVidia GTX 560 Ti with the latest drivers as of this post (311.06). I run swkotor.exe with compatibility mode set to XP SP3, and as administrator. The game starts up, but about 8 minutes into ...
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Are classic games released on Steam somehow optimized for modern computers?

I'm wondering if classic games (released earlier than say 2000) on Steam are somehow optimized to run on modern OS's and/or hardware? I own one such game, but it always takes some time to set it up ...
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How can I play Police Quest I on Windows 7?

How can I get Police Quest: In Pursuit of the Death Angel to run on a Windows 7 64-bit machine? I used to have this game when I was a kid and want to give it another go.
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How to play Mortal Kombat 1, 2 and 3 on Windows 7?

How do I install and play Mortal Kombat 1, 2 and 3 on Windows 7 64-bit?
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Sammy Sosa High Heat Baseball 2001 — under Windows 7 64-bit?

This is the best baseball game I ever played. I could not get it to run under Windows XP (even in Win 95 mode, Win 98 mode, Win 2000 mode, etc.). I'm considering upgrading my current computer (Win ...
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Running Stars! on Windows 7

It's the holidays and I'm feeling a bit nostalgic so I've decided to break out my old copy of Stars!. Unfortunately I can't get it running on Windows 7. The troubleshooter suggests running in XP SP2 ...