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Full Throttle Help

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I was at blockbuster yesterday and I saw that they were selling old games in a 3 pack for $9.99 (marked down from 14.99)
Since I have been out on the look for old Lucas Arts games, I thought I'd check, and guess what....to my surprise they had one with full throttle! So I got it... and brought it home, installed it on my comp, etc. It ran fine except for sound. It was very difficult to get the sound to work, and when I eventually got some sound from messing with it, it was all choppy, voice and music.
So I searched online about this problem (I'm running xp, btw) and ended up downloading VDMSound. I got it to work, and it gave me sound, but now my only problem is that the voice is going faster then normal. Is this something I can slow down by pushing some key command, or is it just software/hardware problems. VDMSound doesent say anything about fixing this in the readme.
Does anyone else play full throttle on xp? and what do you do to make it run decently?
I tried ScummVM but I'm totally lost on how to use it. It doesent find my game at all.
DosBox is annoying also.

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  • Oh wow, it was as well. How did I not notice that? Bloody noobs.

  • Oh well, as a note, I think ScummVM has improved its Full Throttle support over the last 7 years, so it should be better now.

  • @Chyron8472 said: wow, necroing 4 year old threads?

    Living in 2009 still eh?
    Ah I remember Blockbuster. You know what really killed them? Pay for and expiring memberships. I know that's why I stopped going originally. Used to just sign up, get a card, and it was good for life. Quit blaming technology, greed was your downfall. Going digital wouldn't have been that hard and more affordable. They just sucked.

  • @Johro said: Living in 2009 still eh?

    I know I am.

  • @Johro said: Living in 2009 still eh?
    Ah I remember Blockbuster. You know what really killed them? Pay for and expiring memberships. I know that's why I stopped going originally. Used to just sign up, get a card, and it was good for life. Quit blaming technology, greed was your downfall. Going digital wouldn't have been that hard and more affordable. They just sucked.

    Eh, I dunno. Their pre-owned games sections have got some good deals (*cough*WhiteKnightChronicles2*cough*). But yeah, almost everything else is ludicrously expensive, especially when you realise internet rentals are far, far cheaper.

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    I love the new Blockbuster. Online games and movies (DVDs + Blu-Rays) delivered for the same price. I had GameFly and Netflix. Then Netflix separated their services. I like the online viewing (in fact I use it more than DVD deliveries), but I liked the DVDs too (for stuff not on instant view). But, then I found out Blockbuster did both for less than Gamefly's price, so now I do Netflix Instant and Blockbuster. :)

  • Oh they did go online there. Good for them. They didn't here and went bankrupt. They don't exist anymore in Canada.

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    @Johro said: Oh they did go online there. Good for them. They didn't here and went bankrupt. They don't exist anymore in Canada.


    It certainly did take them forever to go the online route. Almost all of their stores are closed here in the US too.

    It took them until they had to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US in 2010 to get their act together. :eek: But, at least now they seem to be on the right track. :)

  • They're still hanging on in the UK, but I hardly ever see anyone else in there. I usually go in to browse the pre-used stuff, since it's quite cheap, but yeah, online stuff really is far better, if not quite as quick.

  • @Johro said: Living in 2009 still eh?


    I dunno where my brain went with that math.

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