The problem with old pcs are that they break sooner or later. I am currently 
studying and there is simply no space for two computers in my room
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Subject: Re: [Audyssey] disrespect for gamers: was Re: Lunimals version 2.5b
From: Charles Rivard <woofer...@sbcglobal.net>
Date: 09/06/2011 4:05 pm

All the more reason to keep one perfectly working older PC aound.  Eveything 
doesn't have to be upgraded.  Think of it as a blind person's game machine, so 
to speak?

Shepherds are the best beasts!

On Jun 9, 2011, at 6:25 AM, Thomas Ward <thomasward1...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Jim,
> 
> Smile. I can answer that question with a question of my own. The
> problem is simply this. Its true that your games can be played on
> Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 currently by installing your Winkit
> setup. That's all well and good. Question is, when some of these newer
> technologies are mainstream and Windows X will no longer run your
> games what will you do about it?
> 
> That's the problem. We don't want to attack you, put you down, but
> question your desire to use VB 6 under those circomstances. Its our
> worry/concern that one day   sooner or later we are all going to not
> be able to play any of your games on a modern PC because changes in
> technology will require  you to personally upgrade and change the way
> you do things or we have to simply stop playing your games. NOw, since
> all of your games are free you are under no obligation to do anything
> for us let alone give us a game at all. However, it does seem like a
> shame if I or someone else were to upgrade to Windows X only to find
> none of your games work any more, and you have no desire to upgrade to
> the new technology. Does that clarify our position for you?
> 
> also before I close I want to make a little note about .Net. Its true
> for Windows XP users that they may have to install a 300 MB update
> simply because .Net does not ship with XP by default. However, were
> you using Windows 7 that would not be an issue/problem since .Net 4.0
> is integrated directly into the OS and is preinstalled by default. So
> where I have to install something extra to run VB 6 apps on Windows 7
> I don't have to install anything at all to run VB .Net apps as the
> .Net stuff ships with Windows 7.
> 
> HTH
> 
> 
> 
> On 6/9/11, Jim Kitchen <j...@kitchensinc.net> wrote:
>> Hi Ken and Jeremy,
>> 
>> Yeah, I still do not know what the big deal is about us programming our
>> games in VB6.  I mean installing my winkit.zip file is minuscule and simple
>> to do as compared to needing to install the 300 meg latest net frame work
>> and the very latest DirectX.  But hey I have been creating blind accessible
>> games for over 20 years and found out a very long time ago that I need to
>> have a thick skin because no matter what I do, I am not going to totally
>> please every one.  But I am very happy in that I always have and still do
>> get allot of very positive feedback from my games.  Now not always from the
>> Audyssey list, but in private Email and phone calls.  That is not to say
>> that I don't from the Audyssey list as well, but...  I am still having fun
>> creating games and plan to keep on doing so for the foreseeable future.
>> 
>> Lets all just have fun and get along. <grin>
>> 
>> BFN
>> 
>>     Jim
>> 
>> Kitchen's Inc, for games that are up to 110 percent funner to play.
>> 
>> j...@kitchensinc.net
>> http://www.kitchensinc.net
>> (440) 286-6920
>> Chardon Ohio USA
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