When do PC games become retro?

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Obviously PC gaming has been around for a long time but when does a PC game become "retro". Since the PC is a single platform that is continuously being evolved and the games can(most times) be played on newer hardware, plus we can adjust graphical settings and so on how do we categorise certain games as "retro"?
If it's on five and a quarter or three and a half it's a safe bet When do PC games become retro?

Aren't we still debating what consoles we would class as retro? :P
I'd say we just match it up with whatever console we are calling retro.
So, if we are calling gamecube retro, any PC game that came out before the 360/PS3/Wii came out.
Once you have to upgrade you pc to play new games.... the old games are retro. :P

ND88ct said: Once you have to upgrade you pc to play new games.... the old games are retro.




Some people have new PCs that can't play Crysis though. [MOG]
What's Crysis?

Sounds too new for this channel When do PC games become retro?

dossaer said: What's Crysis?
Sounds too new for this channel


Maybe your too old
Too old for Retro [MOG]

GET OFF MAH CHANNEL! [Rage]

Lulz, I'm looking forward to Crysis 2 as much as the next gamer :P

dossaer said: Too old for Retro
GET OFF MAH CHANNEL!
Lulz, I'm looking forward to Crysis 2 as much as the next gamer


So your not looking forward to it [Shifty] :P
Wii Mod has no Authority on meeh here biatch [MOG] :P

Wii Mod edit: really? [monkey]

I can edit my own post too muahahahhaha

Bloard said: Wii Mod has no Authority on meeh here biatch
Wii Mod edit: really? [monkey]



haha oldmanpwnt! =D

dossaer said:


Bloard said: Wii Mod has no Authority on meeh here biatch
Wii Mod edit: really?


haha oldmanpwnt!


Your an old dog with the newest tricks *pats* [MOG]
*scratches*

*chases tail*

*humps leg* [MOG]

Bloard said: I can edit my own post too muahahahhaha



When do PC games become retro?

I forgot the point of this discussion... *feels old*
PC Games become Retro when even the shittiest PCs can play them *nods*
^ THIS!

/discussion :D
I can haz Retro Mod nao? [MOG]
Games become retro when you can run them on your calculator. www.youtube.com/...

deicide said: Games become retro when you can run them on your calculator. www.youtube.com/...




Haha that is brilliant!
Maybe the OS required to run it, if you need to update your os your games retro

dossaer said: What's Crysis?
Sounds too new for this channel


Its 4 years old now :P If the Gamecube is retro, Crysis is verging on retro! And thats funny considering its still the best looking game [Facepalm]

deicide said: Games become retro when you can run them on your calculator. www.youtube.com/...


dude that a good one BWAHAHAHAHA =D
 

Bloard said: PC Games become Retro when even the shittiest PCs can play them *nods*




What about Macs and office spec PCs that are not designed to play games.

Oh man I want to play Commander Keen that was a cool PC games.
 
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