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Medal of Honor Official SP Demo

After all the upheaval over the inadvertedly distributed cover-disk version and its subsequent withdrawal (on which topic Leaked game demo sparks online debate on CNNmoney offers a round-up of the events, including quotes from our very own Blue), it may come as a surprise that earlier than announced, Electronic Arts has now decided to release the official single-player demo of Medal of Honor: Allied Assault for download from FilePlanet (registration required). This whopping 175.2 MB version features a regular installer that unfortunately includes DirectX 8, but that otherwise offers the same Nebelwerfer Hunt level in 2015's imminent WWII first-person shooter as before. Update: Here is a local copy with mirrors.

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38. Re: This is just LOL Jan 5, 2002, 09:48  Frans 
 
Frans, please post the original file again without the DX 8.1...
Apart from, as someone already observed, the copyright issues regarding the way a demo is released - I can understand that DirectX is included in CD-ROM demos to help reduce tech support issues but believe that it should never be included in online demos to avoid download size bloat, so I feel it's acceptable to strip it out if possible (but the other thread already showed not everyone agrees to that) - there's the simple fact that this new file isn't a .zip so it can't be unpacked and re-zipped without DX in the first place.

I was in touch with GameSpy/FilePlanet last night before they posted the file, discussing the possibility that they would leave out DX. But considering it was somewhat tricky to make it work in our original stripped version (and there still were complaints from folks having trouble installing it), they choose to not risk problems with this. I can respect that, although the extra 25 MB to download remains unfortunate.

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  1. Jan 4, 23:12 Disk Version of Demo Raven
  10. Jan 5, 00:13  Re: Disk Version of Demo ShroomHog
  89. Jan 18, 16:49  MoHAA is great !!! anon@165.24
  2. Jan 4, 23:26 BlueDean anon@66.24
  3. Jan 4, 23:33  Re: BlueDean anon@24.104
  4. Jan 4, 23:36  Re: BlueDean Rolphus
  9. Jan 5, 00:04   Re: BlueDean  Frans 
  15. Jan 5, 00:34  Re: BlueDean anon@12.237
  17. Jan 5, 00:43   Re: BlueDean anon@213.51
  19. Jan 5, 00:54    Re: BlueDean anon@12.237
  22. Jan 5, 01:06     Re: BlueDean anon@207.190
  32. Jan 5, 08:14     Re: BlueDean spyder11
  35. Jan 5, 09:18      Re: BlueDean Hazard
  37. Jan 5, 09:38       Re: BlueDean spyder11
  42. Jan 5, 12:09       Re: BlueDean  Frans 
  44. Jan 5, 16:13        Re: BlueDean Anvil
  45. Jan 5, 16:54         Re: BlueDean Rolphus
  47. Jan 5, 18:29          Re: BlueDean Anvil
  62. Jan 10, 07:31         Re: BlueDean anon@4.61
  63. Jan 10, 07:40          Re: BlueDean anon@4.61
  46. Jan 5, 17:37        Re: BlueDean Hazard
  48. Jan 5, 19:38        Re: BlueDean Devster
  40. Jan 5, 10:07     Re: BlueDean anon@213.51
  20. Jan 5, 00:55   Re: BlueDean anon@207.190
  23. Jan 5, 01:14   Re: BlueDean anon@192.156
  26. Jan 5, 02:05    Re: BlueDean SM0k3
  27. Jan 5, 04:16     Re: BlueDean anon@217.35
  28. Jan 5, 04:47     Re: BlueDean Hump
  5. Jan 4, 23:41 Now that's billing... nimski
  6. Jan 4, 23:47  Re: Now that's billing... Rolphus
  29. Jan 5, 04:50   Re: Now that's billing... Anvil
  7. Jan 4, 23:48 Another download link here... anon@148.63
  8. Jan 5, 00:02  Re: Another download link here...  Frans 
  11. Jan 5, 00:15 This is just LOL anon@217.81
  16. Jan 5, 00:41  Re: This is just LOL anon@64.81
  18. Jan 5, 00:47   Re: This is just LOL anon@207.190
  21. Jan 5, 01:01    Re: This is just LOL anon@64.81
  24. Jan 5, 01:19     Re: This is just LOL anon@207.190
  25. Jan 5, 01:28      Re: This is just LOL anon@207.190
>> 38. Jan 5, 09:48    Re: This is just LOL  Frans 
  49. Jan 5, 21:26     Re: This is just LOL anon@207.190
  31. Jan 5, 07:23  EA anon@62.30
  36. Jan 5, 09:24   Idiot. anon@213.141
  39. Jan 5, 10:05    Re: Idiot. anon@213.200
  52. Jan 6, 11:09     Re: Idiot. anon@213.141
  12. Jan 5, 00:26 No subject anon@148.63
  13. Jan 5, 00:26 MOH demo links anon@148.63
  14. Jan 5, 00:27 No subject anon@148.63
  30. Jan 5, 05:01 Content vs News Anvil
  33. Jan 5, 08:15 quality? Hill
  34. Jan 5, 09:15 No subject anon@205.158
  41. Jan 5, 10:27 FilePlanet Sucks anon@65.28
  43. Jan 5, 14:49 few MOHAA demo screen grabs.. -=gs=-
  50. Jan 5, 23:11 Blue'sNews is uber Karnisov
  51. Jan 6, 00:46 What I would like? Painkillr
  53. Jan 6, 19:00 No subject anon@66.185
  54. Jan 6, 21:38  Re: No subject anon@142.166
  55. Jan 7, 03:10  Re: No subject anon@63.226
  64. Jan 10, 09:33  Re: No subject anon@194.128
  66. Jan 10, 12:37   Re: No subject anon@194.128
  67. Jan 10, 12:39    and another thing.... anon@194.128
  56. Jan 7, 19:54 Played it... only so-so anon@24.216
  57. Jan 9, 20:34 Demo video Stutters? Bruno The Barber
  58. Jan 9, 21:57  Re: Demo video Stutters? anon@64.218
  59. Jan 10, 02:41   Re: Demo video Stutters? anon@66.169
  60. Jan 10, 03:04    Re: Demo video Stutters? anon@66.169
  68. Jan 10, 20:44   Re: Demo video Stutters? Bruno The Barber
  69. Jan 11, 03:48    Re: Demo video Stutters? XEON
  61. Jan 10, 03:06  Re: Demo video Stutters? anon@66.169
  65. Jan 10, 10:37 EA Rocks My Socks Off anon@66.171
  70. Jan 11, 05:18 Not bad demo Spanky
  71. Jan 11, 06:58  Re: Not bad demo - Smoke Slowdown XEON
  72. Jan 11, 09:56 MOH - "the horror..the horror" anon@142.139
  73. Jan 11, 10:10  Re: MOH - anon@194.128
  74. Jan 11, 11:44  Re: MOH - anon@207.202
  75. Jan 11, 12:32   Re: MOH - anon@142.139
  76. Jan 11, 12:38    Re: MOH - XEON
  78. Jan 11, 13:04     Re: MOH - anon@142.139
  79. Jan 11, 13:40      Re: MOH - anon@62.30
  80. Jan 11, 13:58       Re: MOH - anon@142.139
  81. Jan 11, 15:40        Re: MOH - anon@62.30
  82. Jan 11, 18:44         Re: MOH - anon@66.171
  83. Jan 11, 18:57          Does Reality Count? anon@66.171
  77. Jan 11, 12:39    Re: MOH - anon@194.128
  85. Jan 11, 21:00  Re: MOH - anon@208.193
  86. Jan 11, 21:04   Re: MOH - anon@208.193
  84. Jan 11, 20:30 No subject teh mane man
  87. Jan 11, 23:09 Think of It This Way anon@66.171
  88. Jan 14, 13:09 So, what you folks think? anon@64.212


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