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Re: Pinball ?

J
#1
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 :o)
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> 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?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>

>>
>>
 
C

Cy!on

#2

> 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 :o)
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> 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!
 
R

Richard Urban

#3
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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