UneasyBBJ 2. nov 2012 kl. 4:03pm
Doom 3 BFG and windows 8
I've read quite a bit that BFG won't launch for a few people under Windows 8. I am on the Enterprise 90 day trial, and it won't launch for me either. Anyone know if this upcoming patch will fix that?
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Diffeomorph 8. nov 2012 kl. 5:38am 
No, but it won't launch for me either.
IceHandz 8. nov 2012 kl. 1:40pm 
Windows 8 is a baby, it was just released, so expect a patch of bugs and problems until updates start rolling in. Gabe Newell did say Windows 8 will be a nightmare platform for gamers, so you're better off sticking with the older windows for the next year until windows 8 matures.
UneasyBBJ 10. nov 2012 kl. 11:54am 
Yeah, I am going to go back to windows 7 here shortly. Windows 8 still needs some work done.
pcgeek 10. nov 2012 kl. 2:40pm 
I have been using windows 8 for a few day now and am a huge gamer and haven't had any trouble, so far. Don't own Doom BFG but so far all of the games I have tried work fine.
RangerHawk 12. nov 2012 kl. 5:07pm 
Some game seem to work better with Windows 8. Bioshock is one. would always crash on startup with Windows 7, but seems to run fine under Windows 8.
k.doyle.w 13. nov 2012 kl. 5:47am 
Works for me on Windows 8 after following the instructions on the Steam Doom 3 BFG support page. Have you tried this yet?
Diffeomorph 14. nov 2012 kl. 3:59am 
Thanks for the tip k.doyle.w. Running these two installs (as per the support page):

...\Steamapps\Common\DOOM 3 BFG Edition\directx\DXSETUP.exe
...\Steamapps\Common\DOOM 3 BFG Edition\msvc2010\vcredist_x86.exe

fixed it for me :-)

All-in-all I have to say I'm pretty happy with Win8 (this has been my only hitch). Metro sucks on a big screen, but it's easy enough to avoid.
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UneasyBBJ 14. nov 2012 kl. 3:48pm 
Oprindeligt skrevet af k.doyle.w:
Works for me on Windows 8 after following the instructions on the Steam Doom 3 BFG support page. Have you tried this yet?
I am redownloading BFG now and will give it a try, thanks for the tip.
UneasyBBJ 15. nov 2012 kl. 1:33am 
Oprindeligt skrevet af k.doyle.w:
Works for me on Windows 8 after following the instructions on the Steam Doom 3 BFG support page. Have you tried this yet?
That did the trick thanks.
Graham 27. dec 2012 kl. 10:16pm 
Works fine for me on my old win7 & new win8 laptops BUT can't get any cheats to install - as a novice I need them. Any ideas please?
UneasyBBJ 28. dec 2012 kl. 3:09am 
I don't think this game has cheats. Cheatcc.com only shows cabinet locker numbers, achivement discriptions, and such. If there are cheats, I don't know of any.
SevR 28. dec 2012 kl. 6:41am 
Cheats!!..How weak. Start on the baby setting before you play nightmare.

Bioshock crashing was most likely your system configuration, not related to the o/s itself. Bioshock works the best using wine 1.4 or better emulating XP. The mouse finally worked correctly when it run in Linux.
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