Questions tagged [pc]

The PC tag should be used for questions about PC-specific problems with a game, and the tweaking of a PC configuration to best accommodate gaming. Applies to all of Linux, Windows and macOS.

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How to ungroup units in Battle for Middle Earth lotr pc game?

I selected archers and moved them behind peasants. Instead they have joined forces. Now whenever I select archers peasants also get selected. The archers shoot arrows while peasants idly stand and ...
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How do I perform directional inputs for Street Fighter 4 on a PC Keyboard?

I play SF4 on a Windows PC using the keyboard. How do I perform moves related to circle movements (ex:- quarter circle fwd, half circle fwd) using the keyboard keys?
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How to enable Hardcore mode

Why Hardcore mode is disabled and grayed out in gameplay menu settings? I am an "expert" of Fallout 3 and I would like to start my first playthrough in New Vegas with Hardcore mode ON. Is there any ...
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Is there a way to play Call of Duty: Black Ops on LAN without an internet connection?

Is there any way i can play black ops (PC) on LAN with my friend without Internet Connection. EDIT: Even if solution requires Internet, solution must not connect to black ops servers. I just wanted ...
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FlatOut 2 - Race track length

I would like to know if there is any way to determine the length of any race track in the game FlatOut 2 ? My question is as simple as that! But I doubt any answer can be found easily... Any help ...
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How can I emulate keyboard and mouse commands with a game controller? [closed]

Some programs exist to allow you to use game console controllers (such as the Xbox 360 controller, or my usb-connected SNES pads and dual-shocks) to play games that don't support controllers natively. ...
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Just Cause 2 - Never get past loading screen

I bought Just Cause 2 via Steam and installed on Windows 7. My video card isn't great, but I could run the 3 test scenes at 30fps at 1280. When I played the game, it ended the first cut scene, I ...
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Overlord II - rescuing green minion hive - main gate does not open

I played Overlord II while I get stuck during rescuing green minion hive. I've killed all the sentiels and run the elevator but the main gate remains closed. I tried to walk through the castle and ...
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How many playable characters are there in Super Meat Boy?

How many characters are playable in Super Meat Boy PC Steam version and how to unlock them?
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Burnout Paradise addons for PC

I'm thinking about buying Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box on Steam. I also want the addons to the game, such as Big Surf Island and Cops and Robbers. Are they available for PC or only for consoles? ...
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What are the cryptic Steam Super Meat Boy achievements and what do the names mean?

It seems like the following cryptic achievements are only available on the Steam version, not XBLA. N#7*<1!23 &*>?1$ (=+66&1$ ^**5%_=+12 *|-0&& N&8^2^%$1`` The "description" ...
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Civilization 4 - Game converting labourers to specialists

In Civ 4 the game sometimes converts my labourers to specialists automatically as referred to in the CivFanatics FAQ - how can I stop it from doing this? Why aren't all my citizens working? What ...
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Can I use my Xbox 360 controller to play PC games?

I bought the Prince of Persia trilogy games yesterday at a garage sale and I want to play them asap! I remember them being great on the PS2. Can I use my Xbox 360 controller with my laptop? Would I ...
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Is there a way to play The King of Fighters multiplayer on the PC?

Many people say that they are the best in King of Fighters ver. 1.3. I also wondered if there is a player better than I am, but the only way to figure that out is by playing them in a multiplayer game....
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How can I get rid of hackers in Halo 1 PC?

I've played Halo 1 PC for a while now. I enjoy playing in CTF and Slayer using the internet. But I've been getting frustrated about people using hacks to kill people easily, or using the hack that ...
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Compatibility of controllers for PC games

As the number of console ports seems to increase, there are more and more games that are meant to be played with a controller like on a console. The keyboard controls are sometimes pretty clumsy. If ...
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Can I unlock all the specializations from the start of the game?

Is there a way (cheat and/or mod, savegame) to unlock all specializations in the first game run?
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What to use to identify keys without looking?

All to often I hit one of the hot keys that surounds the movement keys. This a big problem in World of Warcraft when flying high on mount and hitting any action key that causes the toon to unmount. ...
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The graphics in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2010 are too dark. How do I fix this?

My PC configuration is: CORE 2 Quad 1.8GHz 2GB RAM Intel G41RQ Motherboard (G41 Chipset) Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X4500 integrated graphics subsystem I have installed Hot Pursuit 2010. The ...
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Character moving slowly without carry weight being exceeded.

I encountered a bug where my character moves slowly, as if i had exceeded the carry weight even though my maximum is not exceeded (or even close). I can still jump and fast travel, but cannot run. I ...
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How can I change the difficulty during the game in The Witcher?

In the Witcher you choose a difficulty level at the start and can't change it thereafter. I've played through a fair way and would like to change difficulty without restarting and having to play ...
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How to display FPS counter in BFBC2?

I've read that you can display FPS counter in battlefield 2 bad company with a command similar to BF2 (renderer.drawFps 1) Pressing tilde seems to open a console, however I can't type anything in. I'...
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Determining if a game is CPU- or GPU-limited

What is a reliable, but not too time-consuming way to determine if a certain game is limited by the graphics card or by the processor speed? I have some preconceptions about whether I'm mostly GPU or ...
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Saving Xbox Live profile picture

Is there a way I can save the Xbox Live profile picture to a PC hard disk? I want to use it as my Gravatar.
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How can I play Avoid the Noid on Windows 7?

I have some pretty fond memories of a game called Avoid The Noid. It was some promotional thing from Dominos pizza and was actually a lot of fun. After I dug up my original disk and pulled the files ...
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How can I adapt to playing FPS games on a PS3 instead of PC? [closed]

So, I've been a PC gamer for virtually all of my life, and I finally bought a PS3. I found racing / sport / classic 1v1 fighting games the best and the easiest to adapt to. But one thing bugs the crap ...
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PC Compatibility of MadCatz Rock Band 3 Wireless Pro-Drum and Pro-Cymbals Kit for Xbox 360

I would like to ask if there is anyone who tested Xbox 360 Rock Band 3 Pro Drums in a PC? I'm planning to buy one. Although I like Guitar Hero and Rock Band, I plan to use it in a Drummania-like (...
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How does spawning work in Call of Duty: Black Ops?

I've been trying to figure out how spawning works in Black Ops multiplayer, but haven't had much success. I'm fairly new, so it may just be that I'm totally lost in the maps. In some maps (like ...
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Escape CoD:BO's main menu in the PC version

I've been trying to escape the main menu in Call of Duty: Black Ops, but I can't find out how. All the guides I find out there just say: "Alternately press the right and left trigger". None of them ...
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Both Fallout 3: Game of the Year and Fallout: New Vegas crash when I try to create a new game

I have a problem with Fallout 3 GOTY and with Fallout : New Vegas, both Steam version. Fallout 3 GOTY crashes as soon as I try to create a New game, while Fallout : New Vegas crashes immediately after ...
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Friendly artillery fire from the Boomers

I managed to avoid the Boomer artillery fire and speak with their leader. They promised not to fire on me any more, and I already performed a quest for them and have a reputation of "accepted" with ...
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Is there a way I can emulate an Xbox 360 controller on the PC?

On my PC, I have a non Xbox controller which has exactly the same button scheme as Xbox controllers. However, I cannot play a lot of Windows Live games (Fallout 3, Batman: Arkham Asylum) using it ...
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Save your Justice Ready! for the right monster

If I understood well it seems that when your justice-meter is filled up you consume it as soon as you use any violet weapons. If you equip DeathSpank with two violet weapons you have then no choice ...
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How to jump in Medal of Honor?

I just started playing Medal of Honor today on my PC, and I started with the lowest mission, for "beginners." However, I get stuck a few minutes into it because I have to jump over barrels in a ...
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Why can some games run on my computer, but some others don't? Is it my video card?

Maybe it is something else other than video card which makes some games run on my system when others don't. I can play NFS Most Wanted, released November 11th, 2005. However, I can't run Metal gear ...
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How to remove blood in DeathSpank?

Is it possible to remove blood in DeathSpank for PC?
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What are the tournament/pro level graphics settings for Unreal Tournament 2004?

In UT2004 - what are the recommended tournament level graphics settings? For example, like in Quake 3 the professionals set their graphics to only show the necessary elements in the game, and ...
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Do mods or console use disable achievements for Fallout:New Vegas?

I've heard mixed information on this and I'd like to get a straight answer, for two reasons: The widely reported Quicksave/Autosave bug is annoying and, quite frankly, has terrified me into ...
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Graphics Card, Processor or RAM?

Which is better for good gaming? Graphics card Processor RAM Will only buying a very good expensive GPU (Graphics Card) ensure a good gaming experience? Friends say that you dont need to buy a ...
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Is it possible to use a playstation save on a pc version?

I almost finished Final Fantasy VII on a PSX emulator running on Ubuntu, but now I would like to play the last hours on the pc version, maybe with graphical and audio mods (non-MIDI music and ...
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Can I install FIFA 11 in 2 PCs and access online features from both PC?

I've never used online feature of any game. For the first time I'm gonna use FIFA 11's online features. I've a laptop and a desktop PC. Both having different IP addresses. I'd like to install FIFA 11 ...
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Will a dedicated sound-card decrease CPU load?

Assume the CPU is the bottleneck in my PC's performance (I've a great GPU and tons of RAM), and lets say I'm playing a game that permanently maxes out the CPU load. My PC has no dedicated sound-card....
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How long is Warzone mode?

I reached level 10 of Warzone single player mode on Worms:Reloaded. But how long does it last? Will I get something special if I finish it? Just asking because is a little boring.
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How do I pull a guard off a roof in Assassin's Creed 2?

Every time I try to assassinate a guard on a roof, I always jump up and kill him with my hidden blade. How do I pull a guard off a roof to assassinate him in Assassin's Creed 2?
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How do I exit eagle vision in Assassin's Creed 2?

I am just starting out in Assassin's Creed 2, trying to associate a given action with the button it is bound to. I find myself continually pressing the button for Eagle Vision, and I can't seem to ...
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Why does my Civilization 5 Demo crash around turn 12? I use Windows 7

I'm trying to play the demo of Civilization 5, but I've twice now had the game crash at around turn 12. What can I do to resolve this? Computer: Windows 7 64 bit Core 2 Quad 8 GB Memory NVIDIA ...
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Are there any PC games that utilize the Wii Remote's 3D functionality? [closed]

Are there any PC games (windows or linux) that support the wiimote? Specifically, games that don't just map the mouse, but use data from the gyroscope (like Wii Sports games: tennis, golf). I want to ...
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How can I sync/store my PC save games to a cloud?

I want to store my saves in a cloud network so I can access them anywhere. I would like to have a specific folder on my HDD, for example D:\GameSaves, to be automatically sync in the background. I'm ...
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What are the differences between Normal edition and the GotY (Game of the Year) edition?

All that I can find is the Zomvatar (zombie avatar) maker. Are there other differences between the editions?
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Where is the light on the Pip-Boy 3000A?

The text during the loading screens talk about a light on the Pip-Boy, and tell you that having it turned on decreases your ability to sneak. Where is this light located, and how to turn it on/off. (...