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Poll: Which OS do you use to play VGAP?

Windows 16bit (Win95/Win98)
0
No votes
Windows 32bit (Win2000/WinXP/Vista/Win7)
11
55%
Windows 64bit (WinXP64/Vista64/Win7)
7
35%
Mac OSX
1
5%
Ubuntu/Debian
1
5%
Fedora
0
No votes
Linux (other)
0
No votes
Total votes: 20

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Which Operating System do you use?

Post#1 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 8:52 am

I would like to know what the players use. If we create a new tool, what should we cater for?

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Post#2 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:33 am

I'm actually using Windows XP within a virtual machine in Win 7. A bit of a pain, I'd love it if Tim would release a Win 7 compatible Winplan....
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Post#3 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 11:45 am

I'm running Windows XP in a virtual machine (Parallels) on Mac OS X on my MacBook Pro.

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Post#4 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:14 pm

I run windows 7 64 bit, but as you know there aren't a lot of VGAP clients or tools compatible. So realistically I use Dosbox to run most anything vgap related.

It would be great to see more run native in modern windows. When trying to get friends interested in trying the game, setting a dual boot or walking them through Dosbox and using command line instructions often becomes a lost cause.

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Post#5 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:08 pm

Main computer is 2kPro. I mainly play on a thumb drive, and use DosBox and would need to be able to vote, yes on all of the above except for MacOS.
Fedora(Linux)/Unix and Win7 would be the better platforms to build one for.
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Post#6 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:20 pm

Most of the above.
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Post#7 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:31 pm

Win7 64bit with a virtual machine running Vista 32bit (I had a version of Vista in the cabinet so I put it to use).
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Post#8 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:40 pm

Dual boot Ubuntu with Windows Xp.
Run Winplan on Win Xp and Ubuntu via "play on Linux" have yet to try running winplan via "crossover".

Also run windows in Virtual Box.
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Post#9 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 1:50 pm

Windows 7, 64 bit
and
Vista 32 bit

Winplan on both
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als die Realität zerstören kann.| than reality can destroy.

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Post#10 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 2:16 pm

Rimstalker wrote:Windows 7, 64 bit
and
Vista 32 bit

Winplan on both
WinPlan on Win7 64bit???
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Post#11 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:38 pm

XP running in a virtual window on Windows 7 64-bit

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Post#12 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 4:39 pm

Cherek wrote:
Rimstalker wrote:Windows 7, 64 bit
and
Vista 32 bit

Winplan on both
WinPlan on Win7 64bit???
Yes.
Wirklich reich ist, wer mehr | Truly rich is, who holds
Träume in seiner Seele hat, | more dreams in his soul
als die Realität zerstören kann.| than reality can destroy.

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Post#13 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 4:48 pm

Win 7 32bit home edition

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Post#14 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:33 pm

Rimstalker wrote:
Cherek wrote:
Rimstalker wrote:Windows 7, 64 bit
and
Vista 32 bit

Winplan on both
WinPlan on Win7 64bit???
Yes.
Are you running VGAP in a virtual machine?
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Post#15 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:43 pm

no.

Im beta-testing a 32 bit version of Wiplan over at RCWorld.
Wirklich reich ist, wer mehr | Truly rich is, who holds
Träume in seiner Seele hat, | more dreams in his soul
als die Realität zerstören kann.| than reality can destroy.

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