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#1 Posted by m4a1silent (59 posts) -
could someone recomend some software for the pc that allows for people to chat with each other in a private room. I have used Vent in the past but i would like to know if there is anything superior now and eaisier to use.
#2 Posted by Bass7 (6614 posts) -

I'm guessing for Voice chat? Voice Chat = TeamSpeak. Regular Chat = Xfire.

#3 Posted by Xeros606 (11126 posts) -
try xFire.
#4 Posted by loco76 (145 posts) -

could someone recomend some software for the pc that allows for people to chat with each other in a private room. I have used Vent in the past but i would like to know if there is anything superior now and eaisier to use.m4a1silent

get steam it owns right now with community beta and its free

#5 Posted by judog1 (24626 posts) -
X-fire should be perfect for you.
#6 Posted by Einhanderkiller (13250 posts) -
Check out Skype. Free VoIP and text chat.
#7 Posted by m4a1silent (59 posts) -

ok well skype i belive u have to pay for it now. as far as xfire goes im not sure if u can do group voice chat. and where do u say u get that beta for steam. i have steam but i havnt heard of such a chat system

#8 Posted by Einhanderkiller (13250 posts) -
You have to pay only if you want to call landlines and cellphones. Talking to other Skype users is free.
#9 Posted by PredatorRules (7801 posts) -

ok well skype i belive u have to pay for it now. as far as xfire goes im not sure if u can do group voice chat. and where do u say u get that beta for steam. i have steam but i havnt heard of such a chat system

m4a1silent

don't use Skype it takes alot of RAM - well that program is heavy as GameSpy is

best program to use for group voice chat is Team Speak 2 - free and doesn't lower gameplay by taking alot of RAM

#10 Posted by kodai (924 posts) -

don't use Skype it takes alot of RAM - well that program is heavy as GameSpy is

best program to use for group voice chat is Team Speak 2 - free and doesn't lower gameplay by taking alot of RAM

PredatorRules

The memory footprint of Skype is not large at all. I would infact recommend Skype as a game chat for almost any XP system. I've yet to see a game that Skype hog enough resources to have any effect, and yet I've found that Skype will stand up to even the worse casescenario.I've usedit on a cell phone 1xRT connection withmany different games when my ISP was having issues. The main rason I suggest it is for the voice quality. Yeah, it may take close to 40MB in mem size, but the overall sound quality is clean and there is no lag. That being the case, if I (or my pals for that matter) found that Skype caused ANY problems with game play we would have dropped it long ago. Give it a shot, cause it's free.

#12 Posted by edinsftw (4238 posts) -

could someone recomend some software for the pc that allows for people to chat with each other in a private room. I have used Vent in the past but i would like to know if there is anything superior now and eaisier to use.m4a1silent

Vent is superior in some aspects as far as user cap also the codec is optimized better, teamspeak has the easier server set up since you dont need an actual server and can set it up on your own computer. So if you and your friends dont know of a vent or dont own one, then teamspeak is better.

#13 Posted by cmatija (48 posts) -
For voice chat: Ventrilo, Skype For normal: Windows Messenger, X-Fire
#14 Posted by Iantheone (8242 posts) -
Steam. I have found it much easier to use than X-Fire for chatting
#15 Posted by nevilleoc (1 posts) -
Can someone please hep me, I was installing Command and Conquer The Last Decade on my laptop and the 3D mapping wasn't installing. So I went on the Task Manager and ended the process and now I cant even reinstall. When I put in the CD it says launch then when I click it nothing happens. The space is being used but I cant find the files anywhere. I am using Windows 7 Ultimate if that's any help. Please, please, please help me I really want to play this game.