"Computer Game Patches" Topic
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|David Hinkley ||23 Jun 2015 3:56 p.m. PST|
I have gotten the urge to play a number of older computer games, but ran into a hitch. Where can one currently get the patches the companies put out for their games to fix the various problems that showed up? There are games I am particularly interested in are : Waterloo and The Operational Art of War I by Talonsoft, Close Combat II and III by Microsoft, Harpoon and SSG's Carriers at War. What makes the situation even more annoying is I think they are all on a Zip Disk but my current computer lacks a 3.5 inch drive and a serial port so I can not attach my Zip Drive to it.
|Jakse375 ||23 Jun 2015 4:30 p.m. PST|
Look at a site called abandonia.com they have all sorts of classic games on there cracked and patched. Also includes dosbox so you can get them to run on newer computers.
|45thdiv||24 Jun 2015 6:32 a.m. PST|
That is a good link. I too have some older games I want to play again.
| Weasel ||01 Jul 2015 10:35 a.m. PST|
Abandonware sites are probably the best bet nowadays, though of questionable legality.
Some games, if there was a community around them, may also have fan patches out there.