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Re: Pinball ?

  1. #1


    John Guest

    Re: Pinball ?

    I agree. Pinball should have Classic status.


    PatrickV wrote:
    > Is Microsoft still listening to its customers? On many blogs and forum you
    > read the wish to include Pinball. For many people it is a must have.
    >
    > Microsoft please consider.
    >
    > "Nicholas" wrote:
    >
    >> I think Pinball was introduced in Microsoft Plus! for Windows 95
    >>
    >> I don't really think they will bring it back, maybe it's got something
    >> to do with the license agreement (it was created by Maxis I think).
    >>
    >> But if they are, I would really hope they revamp the game with Vista
    >> graphics like the other games did.
    >>
    >> "moses388" <moses388@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> news:AAB9BD65-593B-4EBE-AB50-A6D49CB46DB4@microsoft.com...
    >>> Will pinball be included in Windows Vista? Pinball has been a classic
    >>> and
    >>> included since the days of Windows NT.
    >>>
    >>> Brandon
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> "Zack Whittaker" wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> You'll get Shangai Solitaire, Purple Place (some crazy mind-trip game
    >>>> where
    >>>> you make pies or something), Chess, New Solitaire, New FreeCell, and
    >>>> Minesweeper.
    >>>>
    >>>> There are no other games that come shipped with Vista, but other
    >>>> games from
    >>>> different manufacturers will be available )
    >>>>
    >>>> --
    >>>> Zack Whittaker
    >>>> » ZackNET Enterprises: www.zacknet.co.uk
    >>>> » MSBlog on ResDev: www.msblog.org
    >>>> » Vista Knowledge Base: www.vistabase.co.uk
    >>>> » This mailing is provided "as is" with no warranties, and confers no
    >>>> rights. All opinions expressed are those of myself unless stated so,
    >>>> and not
    >>>> of my employer, best friend, Ghandi, my mother or my cat. Glad we
    >>>> cleared
    >>>> that up!
    >>>>
    >>>> --: Original message follows :--
    >>>> "Arden Williams" <willia73@morrisville.edu> wrote in message
    >>>> news:%23fP2%230kXGHA.4132@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    >>>>> What games are included with Vista and can u get other games after
    >>>>> u
    >>>>> installed the operating system?
    >>>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>

    >>
    >>


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  2. #2


    Cy!on Guest

    Re: Pinball ?


    > PatrickV wrote:
    >> Is Microsoft still listening to its customers? On many blogs and forum
    >> you read the wish to include Pinball. For many people it is a must have.
    >>
    >> Microsoft please consider.
    >>
    >> "Nicholas" wrote:
    >>
    >>> I think Pinball was introduced in Microsoft Plus! for Windows 95
    >>>
    >>> I don't really think they will bring it back, maybe it's got something
    >>> to do with the license agreement (it was created by Maxis I think).
    >>>
    >>> But if they are, I would really hope they revamp the game with Vista
    >>> graphics like the other games did.
    >>>
    >>> "moses388" <moses388@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >>> news:AAB9BD65-593B-4EBE-AB50-A6D49CB46DB4@microsoft.com...
    >>>> Will pinball be included in Windows Vista? Pinball has been a classic
    >>>> and
    >>>> included since the days of Windows NT.
    >>>>
    >>>> Brandon
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>> "Zack Whittaker" wrote:
    >>>>
    >>>>> You'll get Shangai Solitaire, Purple Place (some crazy mind-trip game
    >>>>> where
    >>>>> you make pies or something), Chess, New Solitaire, New FreeCell, and
    >>>>> Minesweeper.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> There are no other games that come shipped with Vista, but other games
    >>>>> from
    >>>>> different manufacturers will be available )
    >>>>>
    >>>>> --
    >>>>> Zack Whittaker
    >>>>> » ZackNET Enterprises: www.zacknet.co.uk
    >>>>> » MSBlog on ResDev: www.msblog.org
    >>>>> » Vista Knowledge Base: www.vistabase.co.uk
    >>>>> » This mailing is provided "as is" with no warranties, and confers no
    >>>>> rights. All opinions expressed are those of myself unless stated so,
    >>>>> and not
    >>>>> of my employer, best friend, Ghandi, my mother or my cat. Glad we
    >>>>> cleared
    >>>>> that up!
    >>>>>
    >>>>> --: Original message follows :--
    >>>>> "Arden Williams" <willia73@morrisville.edu> wrote in message
    >>>>> news:%23fP2%230kXGHA.4132@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    >>>>>> What games are included with Vista and can u get other games after u
    >>>>>> installed the operating system?
    >>>>>>


    "John" <John@TheStewartWeb.com> wrote in message
    news:PI2dneaIg9q_d8XYnZ2dnUVZ_s-dnZ2d@centurytel.net...
    >I agree. Pinball should have Classic status.
    >
    >


    Well you can just copy the pinball game from XP, but it IS actually a proper
    store bought game that was slimmed down for inclusion in XP. So, you could
    always just buy the proper game and get other tables too!


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  3. #3


    Richard Urban Guest

    Pinball does work with Vista

    "John" <John@TheStewartWeb.com> wrote in message
    news:PI2dneaIg9q_d8XYnZ2dnUVZ_s-dnZ2d@centurytel.net...
    >I agree. Pinball should have Classic status.




    Please see attached. Pinball DOES work with Vista. (-:


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    If you knew as much as you think you know,
    You would realize that you don't know what you thought you knew!


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