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    Lord of the Rings online now free

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    Quote Originally Posted by happyclown View Post
    Edit: It's a 10 gb download.
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    Meh. 10 GB is nothing, so long as their servers can pump out the speed.
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    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elysia View Post
    Meh. 10 GB is nothing, so long as their servers can pump out the speed.
    I'm pretty sure they were contemplating the difficulty it will impose on anyone who wants to play (not everyone has Tier speed to their house or TB HDs), not their servers.
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    I'm just teasing. But 10-15 GB for the game (high-end version). What's the deal? That's what all games nowadays take up. Free some space. Delete some old games. Games take up a lot of space.
    On a related side note: the servers are slow. Only pumping out ~500 kb/s. Will take forever to download.
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    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    You mean it's included as a crutch to help ancient programmers limp along without them having to relearn too much.

    Outside of your DOS world, your header file is meaningless.

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    Since it's been free for only about 2 days, I'd imagine there must be many many people trying to download, so the download should speed up within a week or 2 once the rush is over.

    Unfortunately for me, 10 gb is beyond my ability to d/l with my internet connection, so I will have to give this one a miss.
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    There is a lower-end version which undoubtedly is smaller to download. Don't know the size, though.
    Quote Originally Posted by Adak View Post
    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    You mean it's included as a crutch to help ancient programmers limp along without them having to relearn too much.

    Outside of your DOS world, your header file is meaningless.

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    >Screw WoW.
    At least until it's free. Everquest 2 also has a free to play model. And I'm on both, if anyone wants to group up.
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    I've been in LOTRO for quite a while. It doesn't have PvP which is normally why I play MMOs, but I have to say, I like LOTRO.

    Of course since it's been free to play, the server load is way up which has its drawbacks in that they have been hiccuping on weekends, when I get to play, but apart from that I'm happy about the influx of new people.

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    I prefer DDO, Turbine's other F2P game, as it is much more like a FPS than an MMO.

    Also a smaller download....
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    A friend invited me to try it a few days ago... I didn't liked it, deleted it after like half an hour gameplay.
    It's the same, as Dungeons and Dragons to me. Maybe more spells and other stuff, but it's too similar. It's like newerwinter nights and some other game, which i do not remember. Also beyond divinity and divine divinity... It's like playing the same game with little different story. I hate such games... Just my opinion.

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    I just find it ridiculous that the only real mage class is restricted in the game. That is, unless you pay €30. Like a whole new game. Ridiculous.
    Quote Originally Posted by Adak View Post
    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    You mean it's included as a crutch to help ancient programmers limp along without them having to relearn too much.

    Outside of your DOS world, your header file is meaningless.

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