Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines
Swift_Ruina Mar 14, 2013 @ 12:15pm
Does this game work on Windows 8?
I've been meaning to buy this game for some time now, but I'm worried that it won't work on my Inspirion which runs on Windows 8.
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Bloodlines Mar 15, 2013 @ 1:07am 
Yes! This game will play on Windows 8 but you must download the patch recommended by Sharky. He made one of the best guides to install a patch ive ever seen. He makes it real easy and explains everything. He explained why the patch doesnt initially work on Windows 8. Its too new of a program for the game. The game will work if you follow his directions but you must pay attention to every detail he wrote in the guide. :)
Swift_Ruina Mar 15, 2013 @ 9:28am 
Thank You, but just to make sure, is this the one you speak of?
mopey Mar 16, 2013 @ 6:09pm 
Yes Swift that's the one. I run it on Windows 8 no problem. Just download wesp5s unofficial patch.
Swift_Ruina Mar 16, 2013 @ 11:49pm 
Thanks guys, I donwloaded this yesterday and have been playing non-stop.
AugustFourSeven Apr 1, 2013 @ 8:54pm 
How about Win7?
Tuskan GA Apr 2, 2013 @ 12:20am 
Originally posted by AugustFourSeven:
How about Win7?

Works fine in Windows 7 without the need for a work around. Just make sure you download the Wesp5 unofficial patch and point it to your Steam directory for the game.
D64NZ Aug 1, 2013 @ 4:14am 
Off to try that now. You don't hear back from me it worked and you the man
Alenonimo Aug 16, 2013 @ 3:18am 
In Windows 8, there's no option to disable visual themes or desktop composition. :|
i like butts Aug 17, 2013 @ 12:26pm 
I bought this game months ago and still can't figure it out for windows 8. It's really rather annoying considering i paid for it and can;t seem to figure it out. i have the "can't find steam" error and have to do the complex fix option. for some reason, my computer doesn't have the path opiontion in the list of user variables like it says. so i literally can't fix this. anyone have any ideas?
i like butts Aug 17, 2013 @ 1:01pm 
.... Okay so for spits and giggles i just tried to play the game.... and it worked. WHAT THE HELL IS UP WITH THIS GAME?!?!?!?!?!? Try running it with admin permissions on both steam and the game it self. restart comp after giving it the permissions and then try running the game again.
DECEPTION69 Aug 17, 2013 @ 2:27pm 
okay so which patch exactly do i need to use for windows 8 this is really buggin me and id really would appreciate some help with this...
Swift_Ruina Aug 20, 2013 @ 5:26pm 
You need Wesp5's latest unofficial patch, I don't remember which one that is though.
i like butts Aug 20, 2013 @ 5:59pm 
i believe it was 8.6
i persoanlly didn;t need the patch but it made it look alot nicer. Also make sure to run both steam and the game with admin permissions.
Hellboy Aug 20, 2013 @ 7:17pm 
I downloaded the unofficial patch v.8.7 and I have been playing without any issues, I'm using Windows 8
Last edited by Hellboy; Aug 20, 2013 @ 7:18pm
DECEPTION69 Sep 4, 2013 @ 4:22pm 
k thx
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Date Posted: Mar 14, 2013 @ 12:15pm
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