Use this tag for compatibility issues with games that will no longer natively run on current generation hardware, like running DOS games on 64-bit Windows systems, configuring compatibility settings for those garbled XP-era Japanese games or looking for legal ways of playing games for the NES. Do ...

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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Is the Wii U compatible with Gamecube games?

So despite some initial confusion about whether the Wii U was an accessory or a console successor to the Wii, I now understand that it is, in fact, a new console. During its initial presentation, ...
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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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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 can I play Day of the Tentacle?

I've got a modern PC running Windows 7 x64. How could I go about obtaining, and playing Day of the Tentacle?
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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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Where can I get a version of Pax Imperia for Windows

Back in the old days I used to have Pax Imperia on an old Mac. That game was awesome, but I've note been able to find a version of it for windows. Does anyone know if there is a version of it ...
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How do I get an older Windows 95/98 game to run in Windows 7 64-bit without some colors looking off?

Recently EA released the first few Command and Conquer games for free on their website. I've downloaded and installed the first one for 64-bit (the download for 64-bit versions of Windows can be found ...
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Download and install new Amiga Forever games

The site http://www.amigaforever.com/ offers a product that I've installed, but it has limited games on it. Has anyone successfully downloaded and installed new games for this system? It's all ...
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Is the Homeworld series compatible with Windows 7 x64?

I remember I greatly enjoyed the Homeworld series back in the early 2000s, and would like to play the games again. Homeworld Homeworld: Cataclysm Homeworld 2 However, I'm concerned that they may not ...
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Can I play Star Trek: Birth of the Federation any more?

I had a brief addiction to Star Trek: Birth of the Federation back in the day. I don’t have the CD any more. Is it available anywhere? If so, does it run on Windows XP?
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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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Does the Retron 3 work with all original system accessories?

Does the Retron 3 work with all of the original system accessories, such as the Menacer or Light Gun? I assume that the 32X and Sega CD are out of the question.
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Do modern Nintendo DS games still work on the original DS?

I'm attracted by the type of games you get on the Nintendo DS. I'm not looking to spend a lot of money, so would be happy to buy a pre-owned original DS, but will it still play modern DS games? ...
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Playing Old LAN games over internet

There are many old games which had solid LAN gaming systems (like Red Alert 2) and were fun to play with friends. But now that we have internet would it be possible to setup any kind of virtual LAN to ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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Legal ways of playing old games that aren't for sale any longer

There are a few old games that I want to play again (mostly Earthbound for the SNES), however I am finding it REALLY hard to get hold of a copy for a good price, as well as the requirement of ...
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Is it possible to play Outpost on a modern OS?

I have fond memories of playing Outpost in the windows 95 era, and I pulled out the CD recently and discovered that it will not install on XP and above. I believe the problem is that it utilized DOS ...
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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 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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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 do you play old Windows games that use Quicktime?

There are a few old Windows games I have that I can't get to work on Vista. The problem is usually Quicktime. For example, there is a game called Bad Day on the Midway, that I just can't get to work ...
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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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Why are some 32-bit PC games not supported on 64-bit operating systems?

I have the original box-copy of "Medal of Honor Airborne", where the system requirements state that the game cannot be played on Windows Vista 64-bit. Why are some games not supported on 64-bit ...
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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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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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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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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 ...