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Star Wars: 1313 could return according to Lucasfilm head, please yesStar Wars: 1313 could return according to Lucasfilm head, please yes
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- They sell Star Wars to Disney, when the best films in the series have darker, more mature tones.
- They throw away Michael Arndt, a screenwriter with many awards and nominations under his belt and bring in J.J. Abrams.
- They throw away the whole expanded universe which includes Grand Admiral Thrawn, Kyle Katarn, Mara Jade, Yuuzhan Vong etc. because J.J. Abrams can't write for sh.t (and doesn't even know he can't write for sh.t. He's the perpetrator of Armageddon for God's sake!)
- They stop every project that is in development in every kind of media, regardless of how good they are or the potential they have.
- Now they are saying "they aren't throwing anything away because they're golden". Yeah Kathleen Kennedy, I have utter confidence in your "golden" choices. You aren't throwing anything away because there's nothing left to throw.Reply
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Disney also own Marvel, and neither Daredevil nor Jessica Jones were fun, family-oriented romps.

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Star Wars: 1313 could return according to Lucasfilm head, please yesStar Wars: 1313 could return according to Lucasfilm head, please yes
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Oops! Accidental double post. Sorry.
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Here is a list of all the old PC games you can play on a new PCHere is a list of all the old PC games you can play on a new PC
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The backwards compatibility of PCs are second to none, but there are some weak links in the chain.

The first problem you face is the setup. Newer versions of Windows don't like old Installshield executables. You may have to fiddle with compatibility options, use newer setup files or fanmade installers.

The second problem is DirectDraw. Ever since MS dropped support in DX7, it's been more and more difficult to run games that use it. There is a compatibility layer in newer Windows versions that makes most games work but some, like Requiem: Avenging Angel still refuse to run or as in the case of Discworld Noir, don't run correctly.

Last but not least, codecs. Some use obsolete ones like Intel Indeo. Some refuse to work with the pain in the ass windows media foundation, some require you to install a codec pack and do sensitive tweaks to codec priorities while disabling WMF. If you're lucky, it works. If you're not so lucky, it works without playing FMV. If you're unlucky, the game either crashes or unloads without even going to fullscreen.

A virtual machine XP installation with 3D acc. support may solve all of these problems, but even then I know of a game that only works in 98: Missionforce Cyberstorm.
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