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minus182 11-26-2004 03:14 AM

MSN Games?
mac is good, mac is great.
only gribe?
i always play msn games with my friends via uhm, msn messenger.
now, the msn messenger that comes with office 2004 doesn't offer me msn games. is there any option of playing msn games? i don't want to use virtual pc everytime i wanna play.
i'm asking this on behalf of my friend.
her "specs" are as follows.
12" iBook G4 1.2GHz
512MB Ram

thanks in advanced.


edgefusion 11-26-2004 05:41 AM

Not unless Microsoft release a new version of MSN messenger for Mac I'm afraid.

minus182 11-26-2004 08:24 AM

oh, bummer. thank you.

minus182 11-26-2004 08:51 AM

what about having a webcam option in msn?
there shud be one. is there?

edgefusion 11-26-2004 12:50 PM

I had a look and I couldn't find any webcam options so I'm guessing there isn't one.

iSheep 11-26-2004 07:57 PM

Nope there's nothing. I read somewhere they might update it next year, about February, but it looks doubtful.

minus182 11-26-2004 11:06 PM

looks like i gotta wait then. thanks for the help though guys. 11-27-2004 05:06 AM

Yahoo! that has webcam

And you can forget AdiumX You only have TicTacToe

the_New_guy 11-27-2004 11:10 AM

aol with ichat also works

Nightblade 11-27-2004 12:48 PM

Hehe, the official MSN Messenger getting webcam features by next year? Yeah right. It's definitely more likely that one of the other (free) programs that connect to the MSN client will get webcam features first. Like dMSN, Adium X, or the one that looks most likely to get those features at this point, aMSN.

minus182 11-27-2004 02:18 PM

I used AdiumX but wasnt too impressed with it. seems to me as if the developer(s) want(s) to cramp too much features in it. But that is just my opinion. I heard that using yahoo I would get a decrease in quality in the webcam. I did a quick google on dMSN. It is Java based but according to the sites only windows supported? But 14 MB for that is kinda big. Oh well, i shall stick to iChat with AOL then. Seems like the best alternative.

Thanks again.

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