Netbook and Magic Online

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  1. JinTrigger
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    So I decided to give Magic The gathering Online a try and after some research I found out my netbook may prevent me from enjoying it to the fullest.....So do you guys think that Magic Online will run well on my Acer Aspire One (i have 2GB of ram)
     
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    TwinRetro Don't start nothin', Won't be nothin'

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    It should, but as you probably know, you have to buy cards, and if you just slum through the game off of free Commons, you're going to get wrecked almost every time.
     
  3. Originality

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    At least in Duels of the Planeswalkers you get a decent set of cards with every deck.
     
  4. JinTrigger
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    Yeah I know...I just wanted to know if my computer could run it before I even spent my last $10 before my next check (which is actually today)
     
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    as a old Magic The gathering fan I rather play the real stuff than online version I tested it but nah I stick with real cards ^^
     
  6. JinTrigger
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    Where I live no one plays Magic.....Stuff like Magic is considered dorky, geeky, nerdy, childish, stupid, etc.
    Of course I'd like to play the real thing, but I'd like to play with someone other than myself. No body I know is remotely interested in anything I'm really interested in where I live [Alabama]
     
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    That sucks man there is nothing that is geeky or nerdy or you could say every things is geeky and nerdy.But yeah you coyld try out the online version to learn the rules and stuff thats always good I donĀ“t say the online game sucks but yeah the real deal is the best ^^
     
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    yeah like I said if playing the real one with real people actual worked in my situation then this thread would not exists...but online is as close to real people as I am gonna get. Kinda makes me wish I lived in a more diverse area
     
  9. Urza

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    I use an lt3103u and it works fine. The Athlon Neo is comparable in performance to the 1.6GHz Atom, and as MODO is mostly CPU-dependent your results should be similar.

    That being said, from how you describe you already have the netbook, and MODO is free to install and demo, so I'm not sure why you haven't tried it yourself.
     
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    I didn't know there was a demo but I am in the middle of installing it
     
  11. Originality

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    I've been trying to set up my own solution to playing MtG online, using my own cards. My plan involves an IM program, probably Skype, and a pair of webcams pointed at the desk. Webcams won't be good enough to read the details of each card, but you can at least see the name/position of the cards and can explain any effects etc with voicechat.

    So far I've yet to find out of my friend's new webcam can do this efficiently, and my webcam doesn't work on Vista/7.
     
  12. JinTrigger
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    Eh...That be too much trouble for me. I would only do that with a friend that has moved far off
     
  13. Urza

    Urza hi

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    http://www.magicworkstation.com/
     
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    Interesting program, but I'd rather not pay for it.
     
  15. Urza

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    You can use the trial indefinitely.