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#1 mustardman

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 10:30 AM

is it possible to start a x-com dos game, save it, place it in a x-com ce an continue it without bugs/crashes? and afterward put it back in dos to resume the game?...

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 11:25 AM

try it and let us know :)
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Posted 22 February 2008 - 12:51 PM

The files are identical, so there's usually no problem switching save games between the Dos or CE version.

Any crashes you experience is more a fault of the game than the savegame.

I once got into a situation where a game in the CE version would always crash in the battlescape after a certain number of turns. It didn't seem to happen in the dos version (the Dos version appears more lenient with general protection faults), so I got through the problem there and then continued the game in CE afterwards.

That's not always going to be the case, but it was a good swapping exercise. Perhaps it would be best to only swap the games saved in the Geoscape.

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Edited by NKF, 22 February 2008 - 01:04 PM.

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