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Links 2004 - any good?

Discussion in 'General Video Gaming Chat' started by -Spike-, Jan 1, 2004.

  1. -Spike-

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    Fancy something completely different so am thinking about this.
    Can anyone recommend it - any negatives?
    How does the online part work, e.g. can you play a solo round and how many players can take part?
    Do you need to "build" a player offline first?
    And finally :rolleyes: who has it on here?

    Oh and lastly :blush: where's cheapest to buy?

    Thanks for any replies :)
     
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    I`ve got it m8, its great fun, although time goes quicker playing this, than PGR2, which I must say is a worry for me :p

    Heard gamestation had it for £29.99, but I think it may come down in price soon.

    Another good thing, is you can play peeps` from the U.S. which I found I couldn`t with other online games, like NHL2K4 :(

    Spoony.
     
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    This is the game that gets most of my time online & offline.
    Yes you need to build a player but it doesn't take too long really.
    You can have 4 people online, playing stroke play :eek: ;) skins ect.
    Now you can play fast play where you only see your shots or normal where you take your shot then wait for the others to take theirs.
    I really cant find any negatives it plays like a dream go get it spike you'll love it.
     
  4. -Spike-

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    Thanks to both of you for such speedy replies particularly considering what day it is...:)

    Jason,
    Sorry to be thick but what do you mean by stroke play, skins etc?
    (BTW do you still play with Dan?)

    Sounds good to me, I've got a couple of games to p/ex so it might be cheaper for me at Game.

    :)
     
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    (Stroke play) is how many shots you can play under par, so the player with the lowest under wins.

    (Skins) 1 to 4 players all try to win money from each hole, only 1 player can win the money ie the hole is a par 4 you do it in 3 & the others take 4 shots you win the money.
    There are loads of other modes aswell.

    I still play with all the lads why?
     
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    Sounds :cool:

    Just wondered that's all :)
    Cheers for the info.
     
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    Not a problem, when you get it let me know i'll have you a game.
     
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    You mean I'll have me a thrashing :)
    I'd like that though haven't experienced the wrath of the 'killa for a long while :)
     
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    You do make me laugh :laugh:
    Catch you on there soon :)
     
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    dont hesitate mate,this game is gorgeous.

    ive been banging on about how good it is since the day i got it.
    convinced del to get it,and he luvs it too.
    even that mercenary CAPTAINEYECATCH is going to lay down his guns and get it.

    shame its only 4 players on live at 1 time,but i suppose the game would deterioate if there was to many on there.
     
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    Cheers Mr C :)
    It must be good if Captain will stop playing Rainbow Six for this then? :eek:

    :)
     
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    Well i might put me guns down ;)
    AmazonUK are doing this for £29.99 so may get it next week when i get paid.
    Been playing Counterstrike and Topspin - Counterstrike looks awful but plays very well, a worthy replacement for sof2. Topspin is superb in 1 player and a great bargain at £12.99 - havent yet play online
     
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    Captain,
    It hasn't got guns and you can't beat up the caddy...where's the fun in that???;)
    Maybe it has exploding balls...OOO ERR missus:rotfl:
     
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    Knew it wouldn't be long before you came along with your exploding balls :eek: :laugh:
     
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    Just played Links (off line) for the first time since getting it. Absolutely gorgeous. made all the better by a 6 under par on my first go. Can't wait to play Online but Del and that lot were full up :)

    Hope to play online soon.
     
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    Really want this now, shame they've sold out in the spit and sawdust village I live in :(
     
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    The Mrs just phoned me from Notts, doing shopping with sister, and get this, she asked if I wanted a game:eek: I jumped straight in with Links or Counter Strike so hopefully will be on soon with one or other!! Im still shocked that she's getting a game for me!!!:D

    Matt
     
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    Depends what she wants in return mate? ;)

    Just popped in to the local video store and they sold me an ex-rental copy (rented once) for £29 :cool:

    Will be on tomorrow afternoon if anyone fancies being shown how to constantly hit the sand and water.

    :)
     
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    Agree with Messiah, was very straight forward to get straight into. Also did well on my first few rounds. Really good fun!
     
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    Anyone know why we keep getting

    "This game session is no longer available"

    message when trying to create or join a game with Makkara?
     
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    As far as joining I would say that the server could be full, but if you also mean hosting and then inviting, with less than three other players and you still get that message, then that is very strange.

    :confused:

    I'm sure Masterholein1alot will be along soon to answer ;)
     
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    Another good one that mate :smashin:

    I have hosted a few on links & never have a problem when my mates try to join.
    I also have never had problems joining their games, so as spike says it's strange that you are having that problem.
     
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    Will be on tomorrow afternoon if anyone fancies being shown how to constantly hit the sand and water.

    :) [/B][/QUOTE]

    pm me mate and let me know what time and we'll hook up. :smashin:
     
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    DOHHH:rolleyes:

    The Mrs decided to get some bloody boots instead.

    Matt
     
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    Had a few rounds today, offline and online.
    So in answer to the thread title I'd say YES.
    Brilliant game.

    Very well put together with excellent graphics and superb gameplay.
    Online in particular impressed, with very easy to navigate menus -giving plenty of different modes to choose from, a superb selection of courses and no lag!
    There's a lot to it as well, rather than just hit and hope, a fair bit of thought is needed for the shots you take.

    Very impressed and I don't even normally like golf!
    Recommended.

    Thanks to all who posted in this thread. :smashin:
     
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    Glad you like it mate knew you would :)
     
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    Yep thanks for your info maybe we'll have a game sometime?

    :)
     
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    Yep & tell zapp to get it :smashin:
     
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    Looks like I will have to bow to the pressure and pick this one up sometime. Come on obi you know you want to ;)
     
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    Glad your getting it zapp but don't start obi off again :rotfl:
     

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