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« on: May 31, 2013, 09:54:41 PM »
So I recently got my hands on this..


..and I was wondering if you guys wanted to see screenshots and stuff of it? I haven't seen any in depth shots of it online.
I can take videos of it if I can get it to work my Win8 laptop, but if not then I can only do screenshots on my old desktop.

I don't speak or read German so things might be a little tricky ;~;
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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2013, 01:31:33 AM »
I'm interested. :)  Never saw that before.  I can't read German either, but that's why we made Babelfish and Google Translate. ;)

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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2013, 09:40:28 AM »
Please, do post screenshots from this game. :)
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« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2013, 01:55:21 PM »
I'm interested too. Could you tell us, if you got it to run under Win8. I got Win7.

But the game is a little bit old :D

On the other side, I can get it used for 1 € + shipping. If I should buy it?  :huh


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« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2013, 04:00:30 PM »
There's a watership down game? I didn't even know that, and I've actually searched to see if there were any.

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« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2013, 02:39:54 PM »
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I'm interested too. Could you tell us, if you got it to run under Win8. I got Win7.

But the game is a little bit old :D

On the other side, I can get it used for 1 € + shipping. If I should buy it? :huh

Installed it today, and I can say that yes, it works on Windows 8, so it will most likely run on Win 7. Since it's pretty old, I'd say you don't need any high specs or special hardware for it. I think the only thing you';; need to run it is the old program Macromedia. So go ahead and buy it!

I only ran the game for about 5 minutes, but it looks really nice! You can tell it's old - it has old style pixel graphics and transitions, but it's pretty. Since it works on my laptop, I can get video!

I don't think I'll be able to take a video of the whole game since I don't speak/read German. I'll do what I can, and post a video to Youtube. I'll take some nice screen caps too.

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There's a watership down game? I didn't even know that, and I've actually searched to see if there were any.

It was a long time before I discovered this game! Pretty sure it's 100% legit. It has a link to the German TV series site on the back, (That sites still going, I think. Pretty sure I was on it a few weeks back) and has the KIDDINX logo on the back. I think that must be a German kids TV channel/producer? I think I've seen then before, too.
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« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2013, 04:08:12 PM »
Oh wow, this is so rare? How did you get your hands on it? Yes, please do :) Have fun, I'm jealous!
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« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2013, 05:04:02 PM »
Not sure if it's rare or not. I've only seen it for sale a few times on eBay. I've never seen it on eBay.UK, but I saw this one on .COM.
Though I've just looked on eBay and there's no more copies available there, but there's 3 used copies HERE on Amazon.UK. Since it's German, I'll take a wild guess and say you could probably grab a copy from Amazon.de with no problem.

My copy was around £9, and the ones on Amazon are £14 + shipping. Not sure about prices elsewhere.
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« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2013, 09:39:11 PM »
Anxiously awaiting any photos and video when you get the chance to put them up.  I'm sure someone who knows German can translate what's being said.  It's Watership Down...we likely already know! :D

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« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2013, 02:23:20 PM »
I should be able to record this afternoon! C:
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« Reply #10 on: August 23, 2013, 12:45:38 PM »
Oh this is awesome!!!!! I want that game! Now I wish I had taken German........
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« Reply #11 on: August 25, 2013, 01:43:03 PM »
The first game worked fine. But No. 2 & 3 won't. :(

I have to install them, and when I want do that, it says: Please enter the original CD.

But THOSE ARE THE ORIGINAL CDs  :blink  :frustrated

By normal starting, it says: Install the game  :frustrated

How do I get them to work under a new PC with Windows 7 64 Bit?

(and no I got no old copy of windows 95 to install it into a virtual machine)


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« Reply #12 on: August 25, 2013, 06:08:51 PM »
Hmm..are you 100% sure they are the original CD's? Sounds silly, but sometimes people can copy and CD and sell it on. Check the back on the CD c:

Other than that, I'm not sure as to why it's not installing. It could just be a problem with Windows 7, but Windows 8 runs almost all the same programs as 7 and I can get it to work. It could also be that the first game will work, but not the second/third games simply because the way they are programmed. Something about them might just not click with Win7. Assuming you can get the auto run icon onto your desktop, if you right click on it, are there any compatibility options available for you?
Otherwise, I'm not sure about what else could work.
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« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2013, 08:48:45 AM »
Of course they are original cds. And on my new pc, they seem to work. When I got time, I will test it extensive  :)

Just watching the backcover of the second game:

"Beating the weasel in kickboxing"  :spit

WTF? Martial Arts rabbits?

Now I got a real good idea how the third season should have ended:

Woundwort and Hazel fight in single combat. Hazel definitely got enough and with brutal power, he strikes down Woundwort.

Full of anger, Hazel looks at Woundwort who lies defenseless in the grass. Silverweed speaks the magic words. The sky darkens and the Black Rabbit of Inlé descends from the sky.

It speaks the fatality words that should seal Woundworts fate forever: "FINISH HIM!!!"

With supernatural power, Hazel tears of Woundworts head and triumphantly he holds it high in the air.

HAZEL WINS!
HEROIC BRUTALITY!
FLAWLESS VICTORY!!!
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« Reply #14 on: January 03, 2015, 07:13:22 PM »
Quote from: Darkling Nocturnal on Oct 5 2013, 04:48:45 AM
Of course they are original cds. And on my new pc, they seem to work. When I got time, I will test it extensive  :)

Just watching the backcover of the second game:

"Beating the weasel in kickboxing"  :spit

WTF? Martial Arts rabbits?

Now I got a real good idea how the third season should have ended:

Woundwort and Hazel fight in single combat. Hazel definitely got enough and with brutal power, he strikes down Woundwort.

Full of anger, Hazel looks at Woundwort who lies defenseless in the grass. Silverweed speaks the magic words. The sky darkens and the Black Rabbit of Inlé descends from the sky.

It speaks the fatality words that should seal Woundworts fate forever: "FINISH HIM!!!"

With supernatural power, Hazel tears of Woundworts head and triumphantly he holds it high in the air.

HAZEL WINS!
HEROIC BRUTALITY!
FLAWLESS VICTORY!!!
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