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Oct. 29th, 2005 @ 05:13 pm (no subject)
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damn it...I'm a moron.
So I completely geeked out and bought City of Villains 15 minutes after my store received the shipment. I knew that I wouldnt be able to play until Monday since I hadnt preordered...but I still wanted to load the game and see if i could play with the character generator.

After screwing with it for 4 hours today, trying to make sure that I had all of the right drivers, making sure all fo my programs have proper updates, blah blah blah, I start posting on forums.

Finally someone tells me that I didnt even need to buy the discs since I already own City of Heroes..I could have just downloaded a patch...

When I installed COV, the installer told me the safest option was to install it in the same folder as COH.

Installing the COV discs corrupted my COH files. I had to uninstall both programs and reinstall COH. After uninstalling, i realize the COH disc isnt next to my desk. After tearing my room apart for close to 2 hours I finally find it. Yesss.

Yay, now I get to wait for 6 hours while all of the patches and updates download. I hate being retarded.

I did all of this for a computer game.... I believe I have outgeeked myself.
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Date:October 31st, 2005 12:47 am (UTC)
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Oh, so you don't need to buy the disk? I was actually going to do that on Monday. I know there's only one subscription fee for both but I thought I still had to buy CoV to play it.
Date:October 31st, 2005 05:34 am (UTC)
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actually, you will need to still pay for the game whether or not you use the discs. You are buying the code key I guess.

The person who told me i didnt need to buy the game wasnt correct.

I personally would still buy it so you can have the hard copy version *just* in case.

But dont take my word for it. Look around at the city of villains website to see if you can find a better answer before going out and buying it.