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Use this tag for questions about the PC as a gaming platform, PC platform-specific game interaction, or the tweaking of a PC configuration for gaming. Otherwise, just state that you are playing on PC in the question body without using the tag. This tag covers Linux, Windows, and macOS.

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Can I use my xbox controller to play alien swarm?

I know the information page for Alien Swarm does not list it, but from the screenshots it seems like a perfect game to control with the xbox controller. Did they just forget to add the icon or is it ...
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Is there any wireless keyboard with acceptable delay? [closed]

I just got a Logitech wireless keyboard to play Worms Armageddon from to couch on the TV. I never noticed while doing other tasks but it seams that there is a delay on all the keys, what makes the ...
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Bad Company 2 modes

Is someone able to confirm for me (or whatever) if that new mode that was only coming out for consoles is also coming to PC...? Cos it would be nice if it did...
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Color clan tags in BC2?

Is it possible to add color to the clan tags in BC2?
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Install Mods for Unreal Tournament 2004

My college will not let me get to other forums where this information is available, but ... How do you install *.ut4mod files for Unreal Tournament 2004 when double-clicking no longer works? After ...
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Split-screen in Left 4 Dead 2

Is it possible to play the PC version of Left 4 Dead 2 in split-screen, where one player uses the mouse/keyboard and the other uses a gamepad?
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How can I play Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (PC) on my 27" Intel Core i7 iMac?

I have the PC version of Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (MOH:AA) and I would like to play it on my 27" (Intel Core i7) iMac, how can I do this? Searching only shows old PPC Mac binaries for running ...
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What are Sunbursts used for?

I was hunting Red Goblins in MapleStory when one of them dropped a Sunburst. What is it for? The description only says: Flames from the sun that have divine powers to brighten darkness.
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What tricks are possible when playing PES 2010 on a keyboard?

I have been playing PES 2010 for a long time now, but being a hardcore PC gamer I never really got to grips with a gamepad. I am much better playing with a keyboard, but it seems that to do some of ...
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Deus Ex 2: Invisible War crashes to the desktop after the first loading screen. Can this be fixed?

I am one of the many people that took up the offer on steam of the 10 year anniversary of Deus Ex. The problem is with Deus Ex 2: Invisible war. The game launches and starts with the opening videos, ...
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Is there a way to automatically skip the intro videos in Left 4 Dead?

Every time you start Left 4 Dead, it plays a short video to introduce Valve software, then it plays the game intro video. You can skip these videos by pressing ESC twice, but is there an easier way ...
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Where can I get the English Language Packs for Crysis?

I got today my original copy from Crysis Maximum Edition. I got it via Amazon Germany. The thing is that this copy only contains German, Turkish and Russian languages but I don't know any of those ...
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Where do I download the manuals for games I buy on Steam?

I recently signed up with Steam and bought a few discounted games, but I can't find any manuals for them. I assumed they'd be installed along with the games, but I can't find any sign of them or of ...
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What speedup can I expect in modern PC games from switching to a 64bit OS?

Forgetting, for the moment, the advantages afforded by more RAM being addressable, what performance gains are typical with say, vista 64 over vista 32? Do all games perform better, or does it vary ...
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Is it possible to save a replay in Burnout Paradise?

Burnout Paradise is very spectacular and sometimes after some crazy jump or incident I would like to save a replay of the action. Is it possible to save a replay in Burnout Paradise?
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Hand exercises after a gaming session?

I hope this is not off-topic, but this is important for me, and I assume to many other gamers as well. Unlike most other computer applications, many PC games make liberal use of the mouse for most ...
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Unable to play Sacred 2 Multiplayer

I purchased Sacred 2 from GoGamer.com. I was able to successfully install the game and even to authenticate my key. However, when I tried to make a multiplayer account, I was informed that my key was ...
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Is it bad to stretch your resolution?

I have an NVIDIA 130M card on my laptop, and with a typical widescreen monitor. I play a few games on my laptop, and some of them run in a non-widescreen resolution, such as 800x600 for example. My ...
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X3 reunion tutorial?

I got X3 off of Steam for cheap recently. I have never played any of the X games before, and I am finding it difficult to get started. There is no in game tutorial to teach you the controls and how ...
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Max Payne - Max Payne 2 Resolution / Perspective issue on a wide screen monitor

So just bought Max Payne and Max Payne 2 from the Steam Sale. Is there a way to change the perspective of the game, so that it doesn't look weird on a Wide Screen monitor. I am able to set it ...
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How do I setup multiple monitors in Burnout Paradise?

I have two monitors and I want to set up Burnout Paradise to use both of them. When I specified in the game options to use two monitors, instead of spanning across both it put both displays on a ...
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What are the effects of DRM on Assassin's Creed 2?

I was thinking to buy Asssassin's Creed 2 for PC, but I heard some bad voices about the DRM included in the game. At home I have an ADSL connection but unfortunately is not really reliable. It often ...
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Is there a way to support widescreen resolutions in Battlefield 2?

I recently bought Battlefield 2, but I can't find a way to change the resolution to a widescreen resolution. Is there a way to support widescreen resolutions (1920x1600 etc) in Battlefield 2?
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Are there better laptop screen resolutions for gaming on a PC? [closed]

There are a wide variety of resolutions available on different laptops on the market. But which screen resolutions are better for gaming? Is Full HD (1920x1080) the best? Are there any resolutions ...
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Turning off bloom in Burnout Paradise

I am running Burnout Paradise on a laptop with a Core 2 Duo processor and an Intel X3100 GMA integrated graphics card. With all the settings in the menus turned down to minimum, the game is actually ...
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How can I check if my computer's powerful enough to run a certain game?

Is there a service that I can use to check if my machine will be able to run a certain game?
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How do you get you team chemistry rating over 60?

I have been playing Manager Mode in Fifa 10 (PC) for 3 seasons, however the Team Chemistry rating keep getting stuck at 60 while the other ratings (Fans Support and Job Security) are at 99.
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How can I get an NES controller to work on my PC as a Joystick?

I want to be able to use an actual NES (or, SNES) controller to control an emulator on my PC. Is this possible? If so, how can I do this on a budget?
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Where does Plants vs. Zombies store its savegames?

I'd like to backup my Plants vs. Zombies savegames. Where are they saved?
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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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Taking multiple screenshots during gameplay

How can I take multiple screenshots from a PC game during playing?
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How to play Amiga games on PC

Is it possible to play Amiga games on a PC with Windows OS, and is it also possible to connect an Amiga type joystick to PC and play the games with it?
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Which is better for a Gaming PC Graphics Card - more RAM, or faster GPU?

If I have budget for one of two graphics cards as an upgrade, where one has more RAM but the other a faster clock speed on the GPU, which would have the biggest impact on gaming performance? The one ...
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Is there a PC controller that behaves exactly like an Xbox 360/PC Windows Controller? [closed]

I have an Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows and I know that it's very good and one of the most or even the only, sometimes, PC controller supported by recent games. A friend of mine would like ...
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Can I play Guitar Hero or Rock Band on my PC?

Is there any way to play Guitar Hero or Rock Band on my PC? I also wonder if there's a way to get the instruments working on a PC. Any suggestions?
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