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#928894 - 12/09/13 11:51 AM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: bigmamma1]
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bigmamma, you can check out the new Tex Murphy Here.

I'll let Gil or someone who bought the Gog version to explain the DVD version.

Ana wave
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#928899 - 12/09/13 12:26 PM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: BrownEyedTigre]
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bigmamma,

Here's the GOG page for UAKM.
I have no idea if it's a "DVD version" or not but GOG really backs up their games so I don't think you'll have any problem with it.
Read all the reviews and see what other people have said about it.
It's got a 4 1/2 out of 5 star rating from over 1400 gamers which is pretty darned good.

Have you bought games from GOG?
It's super simple.
They have the fastest checkout of any site I've been on and they do not save your debit or credit card number, which is a big plus for them in my view.
Once you've bought it, if you don't have the GOG downloader, there's a link to get it on the game download page and it makes downloading a game really fast, depending on your connection, of course.
You only have to dl the downloader once; after that, they update it whenever they have a new version.
The downloader has to be open before you click on the game and any goodies you want.

You really don't have to burn the game to disk unless you just want to.
GOG puts the game on a virtual shelf for your account and you can get it again any time you want to.
There is no restriction on the number of times you can download it; the game is always there for you.

If you just want a hard copy and you have Windows 7, it has a built in utility to burn games to disk.
Just go get some DVD-R disks large enough...and most are, I think...to hold the game (UAKM is 1.2 GB) and stick one in your computer.
Then navigate to the GOG downloads folder in My Documents, put a check beside the game setup and any other files you want on the disk, such as the manual or any of the other bonus goodies and any update or patch, then hit Burn in the bar above between Email and New Folder.
After that, you just follow directions.
It's not hard at all.

Best!

Gil.
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#928900 - 12/09/13 12:33 PM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: traveler]
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Thanks, Gil: very informative. thumbsup

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#929099 - 12/10/13 06:11 PM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: bigmamma1]
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thanks again Ana for the heads up, and Gil for the explanation about DVD recording.
Yes, I do have a GOG account-isn't it great? I just love it. I have about 30 games on
my "shelf" and have played 7 of them. My only complaint is the long download times,
so I thought if I wanted to replay some it would be nice to be able to dl them from a disk. wave
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#930485 - 12/18/13 09:03 AM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: bigmamma1]
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A new tesla effect trailer was released 2 days ago,

http://youtu.be/_wnAayWwLEI


Edited by plumgas (12/18/13 09:04 AM)

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#930490 - 12/18/13 09:21 AM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: plumgas]
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Thanks, plumgas! happydance12

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#930505 - 12/18/13 10:48 AM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: Marian]
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Yes. I watched that trailer. And very nice it was too, to see Tex in all his glory santadance santadance santadance
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#930574 - 12/18/13 06:08 PM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: bigmamma1]
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rahWOW! New Tex looks great-thanks Plumgas.
I have fired up Pandora Directive and hope to replay all three by the time new one comes out.
IMO, these games are among the real gems of the gaming world,even with the old graphics and controls.
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#930630 - 12/19/13 07:11 AM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: bigmamma1]
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well how about the latest in game screen shot, you will be walking around in the rooms in real time.
http://texmurphy.com/images.php?p=ingame

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#930687 - 12/19/13 02:16 PM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: plumgas]
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Lovely !! Thanks, plumgas santadance
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#930964 - 12/20/13 10:30 PM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: bigmamma1]
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Beautiful pictures, plumgas. Thanks.
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#932073 - 12/27/13 02:07 AM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: Mad]
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Originally Posted By: Mad
Under a Killing Moon is still my favourite Tex Murphy - and I've played all five :D
R


Definitely my favorite TM game as well. It was my first "by myself" game so that it being short short was a real plus. I think the humor comes through best in UAKM too.
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#932077 - 12/27/13 03:10 AM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: troi]
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Hi troi smile12

You must solve stuff quicker than I do then as I don't think of UAKM as short at all lol12

Cheers.

Mad happydance12
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#932152 - 12/27/13 06:36 PM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: bigmamma1]
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And relative to today's games, it is positively epic in length!
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#933045 - 01/01/14 10:54 AM Re: Calling all Tex Murphy Fans! [Re: bigmamma1]
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heartsHello to all-
Just an update to comment on how much I'm enjoying Pandora Directive (the only Tex game
I havn't played before)Even with the old FMV movie type graphics, the humor and the story
line are so great that you just get pulled into it.So glad I bought 3 of them! Also brings back memories of when I first
discovered adventure games way back when-around 2001 I think, when the old WIN 98 computer
could play the games that came out in late 1990's.
Also amazed at the great job GOG has done remapping(?) an old game to play flawlessly
on newer systems. urockGOG!
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