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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #45 on: January 20, 2006, 05:20 AM »
I did, left it go over night, but haven't tried to actually load up and play.  Honestly I'd be surprised if my system handled it ok.  It's requirements were low as I recall but I'm planning to try it soon just to see.
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #46 on: February 16, 2006, 07:41 AM »
And today's the day folks...

Did any of you read the SW.com databank entry we reported on the front page the other day?

Lots of new tank units.  I wish they'd do a databank entry that covered all the Force Commander and Galactic Battlegrounds units and folded them into the vehicles database the site has going. 

Be cool if they included the ground units from Rogue Squadron series too because the Rebels were fielding a few slow hover tanks, looked old and cool.  I'm wondering if there's names even for those though.

Good stuff though, and right now I'm wishing I had a new computer.  :)

Share your reviews on this one if you get it, I'm curious to hear people's thoughts.
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #47 on: February 16, 2006, 06:05 PM »
Not sure when I'll be picking it up, but hopefully it will be soon. Has anyone seen the commercial on TV yet? That makes me want it even more...

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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #48 on: February 17, 2006, 05:15 AM »
The AT-AT's on the march, the rebel tanks...

I hate the bold blue and red colors on stuff, it takes away from realism (you should learn the units more than rely on bold coloring), but it's still a great looking game.  I'm amazed a databank entry followed it, actually.  I wish I could run the SW.com Databank I'd fill that thing with all the video game goodies peopel would love to read about.  Oh well.

I gotta get some upgrades or something to play it unfortunately.  :(  I'm pretty far from an upgrade.
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #49 on: February 18, 2006, 05:04 PM »
Does anyone know the system requirements to play this game? 
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #50 on: February 18, 2006, 05:25 PM »
Just pulled this off of the Lucasarts website:


Computer: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible computer
CPU: Intel Pentium III 1.0 GHz or AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP
Ram: 256MB
Graphics Card: 32 MB graphics card with Hardware Transform and Lighting (T&L) capability
Sound Card: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible, PCI or Onboard Audio Device
Internet: 56kbps or faster connection (required for multiplayer only)


I don't have the game yet, I may hold off on getting it until I'm done with this class I'm taking.
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #51 on: February 18, 2006, 05:36 PM »
Just pulled this off of the Lucasarts website:


Computer: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible computer
CPU: Intel Pentium III 1.0 GHz or AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP
Ram: 256MB
Graphics Card: 32 MB graphics card with Hardware Transform and Lighting (T&L) capability
Sound Card: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible, PCI or Onboard Audio Device
Internet: 56kbps or faster connection (required for multiplayer only)


I don't have the game yet, I may hold off on getting it until I'm done with this class I'm taking.



Pfffft, class. Get your priorities straight. ;)
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #52 on: February 21, 2006, 04:28 AM »
yeah, I'm on Win 98 for god's sake...  :)

I've gotta get a new computer before I move on with gaming...  I've got a good system now but my OS is definitely out of date and I don't own a DVD-ROM to play most new games. :(  Sucks to be me...  I wanna have 2 PC's running and just run my old games on this one and run new games on a new one...  But man, it's tough justifying a new PC when this one's really running AOK.  Well, for the most part AOK anyway.
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #53 on: February 25, 2006, 09:12 PM »
Picked up the game today, and wow. I'm still getting used to it, but it's way fun. Right now, I like space battles better than land battles. I'll post detailed thoughts sometime soon.
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #54 on: March 4, 2006, 04:05 PM »
I finally bought this game with some gift cards that I had been saving for a 360 at some point, but I figure SW comes first and I didn't want to wait for this game forever.

I still haven't played it yet, cause I was going to reimage my harddrive first to make some room and get everything running smoothly again, but the serial number on my computer apparently doesn't jive with the one on the Windows disk so that is going to take awhile. >:(
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #55 on: March 6, 2006, 01:29 AM »
I got everything working and have been playing thos game for about 5 hours now, it is preyyt fun. It takes forever because I just have back to back space battles and no one really gains anything. I wish you could fortify your land bases prior to an attack but oh well. I've got a few minor gripes but this for the most part a pretty good game. :)
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #56 on: March 6, 2006, 01:36 PM »
A friend of mine at work has the game and he says it has a lot of bugs in it?  Is it true or is my friend as computer illiterate as I think?
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #57 on: March 7, 2006, 06:31 AM »
He is as computer illerate as you think. ;)

The only problem I have with mine is someone at LucasArts seems to have laced mine with crack, I'm addicted as hell to this game. :D

BTW Matt, buy this game so I have someone to play online with. :)
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #58 on: March 7, 2006, 11:18 AM »
I'm going down to Best Buy today and will probably pick it up, but I'm not installing it until I get the final exam and project paper done for my class.  I'll be playing it next week.

Thanks for the info Ryan.
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Re: Star Wars: Empire At War (Coming Soon)
« Reply #59 on: March 9, 2006, 05:37 PM »
A friend of mine at work has the game and he says it has a lot of bugs in it?  Is it true or is my friend as computer illiterate as I think?

I've only had one problem in my 2 weeks of owning it, and that was a freeze up at a cutscene. But it works a-okay other than that.

Ryan, I have the game, but I still need to get the Online Upgrade. I just haven't downloaded it yet, but that will have to change now that I know somebody who has the game. ;)

EDIT: I unlocked the Death Star in campaign mode earlier. Rebel controlled planets, watch out. ;D
« Last Edit: March 9, 2006, 09:29 PM by Diddly »