Major Hard Drive Problem

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  1. Davros

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    Ive just installed a 500gb drive to go along side my 250gb drive, but something wasnt quite right. I searched the internet couldnt find any help diagnostic programs didnt pick up anything either
    After thinking about the problem I found out what it was.
    My new hard drive is not filled to the brim with large slices of gaming goodness - I know what your thinking its discraceful behaviour and beleive me i am totally ashamed of myself

    I am trying to fill it but im running out of ideas of what to install
    so please help a fellow b3d reader
     
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    /Thread of the year /Style of the year

    Shame on you anyways...

    Now what is your fetisch, old or new games?
     
  3. Davros

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    anything from the windows era
     
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    Try the Age of Coan beta. It's 35 Gigs.
     
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    Lets see, I am not sure if they all from the Windows era but here are some goodies IMO from my own HDD.

    ScummVM;

    The Dig
    Broken Sword 1/2
    Day of Tentacles
    Full Throttle
    KGB Conspiracy
    Indiana Jones 4
    Flight of Amazon Queen
    Sam & Max Hits the Road
    Simon the Sorcerer 1/2
    Ultima 8

    Win95/98;
    Mech Commander
    Fallout 1/2
    BG 1/2
    Battlezone 1/2
    Red Alert/Command & Conquer Win95 edition
    I-War 1

    I really liked Mech Commander 1 with it's really good looking graphics and effects. Massive mechs in battle and using traps/surrounding to blow up the superior mechs. I remember having 4 light mechs that would go up against one heavy mech. Suicide I would say but I "hide" 3 of them behind a refinery.
    The 4th one the fastest one circled the enemy mech ahead and made him follow, the chase had begun.

    Anyways I lead him into the refinery and near the gas tanks. My hidden mechs then opened fire on the tanks making the heat and pressure to much for the heavy mech completly dwarfing it, YEAH! :twisted:
     
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    I refuse to believe this.
     
  7. Neb

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    Either that game is huge or it has lots and lots of unique high-res textures.
     
  8. AlphaWolf

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    My world of warcraft directory is over 10gb, and I haven't played in a year so I could imagine it being larger now. I don't think its that hard to believe AoC would be 35gb, there's no doubt its using higher res textures than WoW.
     
  9. Ty

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    Welp a guy at work (right next to me), told me it's 35 Gigs. He's got the installer running now, and it alone was 12 - 13 Gigs (that I'm sure about as I saw it after he finished Dling it).
     
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    the installer is 12.9 gigs and the full install before patcher was 16.1 gigs. Right now its downloading a patch thats 125 megs . I will let u know when its all done exactly how big it is
     
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    It's always good to keep a backup of those files on hand in case any of those files get corrupted. That should at least double the usage.
     
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    Thank you so much for your sympathy and understanding even though i dont deserve it I know some of you must be thinking that i have some front for daring to show my face in here after committing such a heinous crime agaisnt pc gaming
    I am so ashamed, I know ive let you all down and brought discrace upon the b3d pc-gaming forum....

    but I am trying to make amends I know one day when trying to install a game i will get an error message
    "error installing game insufficient hard drive space"
    and when that day comes I will finally be able to hold my head up high, and once again be a respected member of the community

    Done so far :
    [​IMG]

    Also awaiting install
    Half-Life + oppossing force
    SWAT 4
    System Shock 2
    Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
    Dungeon Keeper
    Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse now
    Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic
    lego starwars
    avp series
    nolf series
    deus ex series
    hitman series
    quake series
    Rome: Total War
    xwing alliance
    007 nightfire
    descent 2 +3
    richard burns rally
    grand prix legends
    rally trophy
    vampire the masquerade redemption
    rowans battle of britain
    arx fatalis
    geof crammonds grand prix 4
    wheel of time

    please keep your suggestions comming
    and once again thank you so much for your forgivness and help in my hour of need
    and i hope you never have to suffer the way i am suffering now.

    Added :

    Independance War series
    ground control 1+2
    Soldier of fortune 1+2
    Sin 1 - just remembered that one
    Kingpin - and that one
    mechcommander series
    battlezone 1+2 - does battlezone 1 work in xp ?
     
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    How's SS2 work with Vista, anyone know? Last time I installed it was with my P4, and apparently there's some type of massive bug with Hyperthreaded processing which prevents it from playing. I'd love to load that up again and finally beat the damn thing.
     
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    You're missing Ground Control, Soldier of Fortune (original one only please), HL1, Alice...awe hell you have a couple years worth installed at this point... :)
     
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    Notably missing from your installed list along with EoC...

    You're missing several Total Wars: Shogun + expansion Mongol Invasion, Medieval + expansion Viking Invasion, Rome expansion Barbarian Invasion and Medieval2 + expansion Kingdoms.
    More specifically, no Rome:Total Realism 6.0 or The Iberian Campaign (7.0 preview mini-campaign) or Europa Barbarorum 1.0 mods.
    For M2TW Kingdoms Stainless Steel seems to be the one to get at the moment (6.0 due soon)

    Also missing: Nexus: The Jupiter Incident, Sins of a Solar Empire, MoO2, Battlestations: Midway and Conquest: Frontier Wars
     
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    i actually have eoc installed along with the torn stars mod - just never got round to putting the shortcut back after a xp reinstall
    ive been a fan of particle systems since subwar 2050 i even bought powerdrome
    as for the other games you mentioned i dont have them im not really a rts fan
    For those of you wondering what this i-war thing is (slight pause to allow b3d readers time to kneel in reverence to its greatness)
    enjoy the into movie
    http://media.putfile.com/IWar
     
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