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Greg House wrote:
> On Mon, 08 Oct 2007 21:46:37 +1300, Lawrence D'Oliveiro <(E-Mail Removed)_zealand> wrote:
>> In message <(E-Mail Removed)>, Greg House
>> <(E-Mail Removed) wrote:
>>> On Mon, 08 Oct 2007 19:40:31 +1300, Lawrence D'Oliveiro
>>> <(E-Mail Removed)_zealand> wrote:
>>>> In message <(E-Mail Removed)>, Greg House
>>>> <(E-Mail Removed) wrote:
>>>>> On Sun, 07 Oct 2007 20:15:07 +1300, Lawrence D'Oliveiro
>>>>> <(E-Mail Removed)_zealand> wrote:
>>>>>> In message <(E-Mail Removed)> , Peter
>>>>>> Huebner wrote:
>>>>>>> In article <fe9l47$pf3$(E-Mail Removed)>,
>>>>>>> Removed)_zealand says...
>>>>>>>>> You can with DX9..
>>>>>>>> Not the DirectX-10-only ones.
>>>>>>> No such animal. Yet. Unlikely to happen in the near future too, going
>>>>>>> on what the scuttlebutt in the gaming community is.
>>>>>> Halo 2 and Shadowrun are Vista-only
>>>>>> <>.
>>>>> Its not DX10 and these is a patch to make it work on XP.
>>>> Yeah, but 99% of Dimdows users don't have the expertise to get such
>>>> patches to work. And judging from the level of expertise you've previously
>>>> demonstrated in this noisegroup, I'd say that would have to include you.
>>> Funny I have done a lot of programming in my past as being a Engineer you
>>> program in Assembler...

>> Which architecture? Done any x86 assembler? Do you know anything about
>> segmentation, paging, protected mode, INT calls, dynamic linking, shared
>> memory areas?
>>>>>> World In Conflict, already in beta
>>>>>> <>.
>>>>>> Crysis coming November 16th
>>>>>> <>.
>>>>> Most have a DX9 option as most just can't afford a DX10 Video card,,
>>>> Well, if you want to player "some of the newer games", you'll need some of
>>>> the newer hardware, won't you? If you can't afford the newer hardware,
>>>> then you won't be able to play the newer games, it's as simple as that.
>>>>> PLUS the Valve (Half Life) Boss man has run down DX10 and as at
>>>>> present will not support it.
>>>> But other game vendors do seem to be supporting it, as I pointed out
>>>> above.
>>> Yes but they also support DX9...

>> But the games won't look the same in DirectX 9 versus DirectX 10.
>>> I think this argument is way way over your head...

>> I figured that about you from the start.

> Yes but have you had any of your developments refereed to in a National paper..?
> Well I have

The Dominion was not a national paper
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