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#1 mat1c

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:58 PM

I'm a programmer always on the go, so I sold my gaming PC and now use my Thinkpad all the time.
What are the games you guys playing on laptops?

For example I play Subspace, its a 2d online spaceship shooter, and also obviously CS 1.6

Any recommendations?

#2 Megazell

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 12:29 AM

Check out my list - I have over 9,000+ games on my netbook for gaming on the go.
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Posted 01 February 2013 - 07:46 PM

It depends on your specs. I have a cheap laptop with integrated graphics but was still able to play and enjoy Sleeping Dogs :)

Not sure how the performance is on yours though.

#4 j-cart

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 07:48 PM

-FTL
-Hotline Miami
-LoL
-DotA2
-Terraria

These games will be more than enough to keep you occupied.

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:33 PM

I'll add Legend of Grimrock if you're a fan of good old dungeon crawlers, since I've seen it running on practically everything. It's perfectly enjoyable on small screens, I'd say it's almost better that way than on a 2X'' monitor :)

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 10:08 PM

I only use my laptop for older and less graphically demanding games. Just looking at my Steam account, here are some I have installed right now: Alan Wake, Bastion, GTA: Vice City, Max Payne 1&2, Hotline: Miami, Mask of the Ninja, Star Wars: KOTOR.

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 10:21 PM

I have a pretty good laptop and I can run DmC at around 35 to 40 fps. Sleeping Dogs, Warhammer: Space Marine, Saints Row 3, Hotline Miami, Lucius is kinda cool too. Mark of the Ninja and Deadlight are great games also. So many games to play
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#8 mat1c

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 03:31 AM

Cool thanks for replies guys!

I was actually thinking the Source engine could run on some laptops.

#9 Echoes

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 04:16 AM

Yeah it all depends on your specs. I use my laptop for all my gaming, since its a "gaming" laptop. What graphics card do you have?

Btw, Source engine games are some of the easiest modern games to run. I have no clue why though.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 08:17 AM

most games on gog.com will run on laptops

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#11 mat1c

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 04:58 AM

Yeah it all depends on your specs. I use my laptop for all my gaming, since its a "gaming" laptop. What graphics card do you have?

Btw, Source engine games are some of the easiest modern games to run. I have no clue why though.


I have the HD4000 integrated. I believe its actually located inside the CPU core.

#12 Leaptrade

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 10:07 PM

The HD4000 is not bad as far as integrated goes.

You'll have to go to lower settings, but I'd add SC2 and TF2 to that list.

#13 itachiitachi

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 05:16 AM

I have the HD4000 integrated. I believe its actually located inside the CPU core.

You should be able to play any game you want with that, you just may have to settle for low settings.

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#14 greydt

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 03:39 PM

most games on gog.com will run on laptops


This! For a netbook, I've put a bunch of my GOG games onto it for old school goodness. If you're a strategy person, I'd also recommend games from Matrix Games which are low spec (their games are generally full price, but its a niche market thing)

#15 xian37

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:51 AM

I've read a list of games suggested from you guys.

I'm a little bit curious and I want to try it those games :)

#16 Seelyon

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 09:43 AM

I've been playing Awesomenauts alot since I am a MOBA fan.

#17 iamrealmogumogu1993

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Posted 12 March 2013 - 03:39 AM

Thanks for the suggestions. will try one of the games i found here.