Was it ever patched enough to be playable?

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#1  Edited By warthurton

I have heard over and over that this game was so buggy that it wasn't recommended.

Did the patches ever clean up those problems and provide a stable game?

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#2  Edited By LordXavierBritish

Just play Black & White.
 
Problem solved.

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#3  Edited By Dagbiker

I thought it was fine years ago, but i thought black and white creature isle was better.

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#4  Edited By MikkaQ

I remember buying this game in 06 to test out my Radeon X850 pro, that was a fun card. Last of the great AGPs...

Anyway, even then there was a 1.2 (I think?) patch that fixed most, if not all the issues I was having.

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#5  Edited By UitDeToekomst

i haven't played it in forever, but i quite honestly don't have memories of huge bug issues. i loved it, for a while anyway, until i got bored of it. and i didn't even have an internet connection to download patches at the time. so, fucking play it, if you want. or something newer and probably much better.

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#6  Edited By Bevinsky

I never had any problems with B&W2. Dunno what bugs you're talking about.

Make sure to install all the patches before playing, though. Saves aren't compatible across patches, which I found out the hard way.

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#7  Edited By alistercat  Online

I played it without any patches and it was absolutely fine for me, even on less than ideal hardware. Loved that game.

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#8  Edited By MrKlorox

It's not that buggy. In fact I can't even think of any when I played through it a couple years ago.

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#9  Edited By warthurton

Thanks for the comments. Perhaps some friends had exaggerated their issues.

I did play B&W I for a while after I posted and it really is a fun as I'd remembered.

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#10  Edited By Itwastuesday

Still have this sitting on my shelf. I remember not being thrilled about how much tutorial was in the game, but I was 15 when I bought this game so it could have just been me being stupid.

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#11  Edited By ThatFrood

The original Black and White was a better game, they sort of scaled back a lot of the things you could do in the original to make for a more cohesive game in 2, which made me sad. But yeah, I never had any problems running it.

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#12  Edited By Cwaff

I remember playing it around the time it came out and don't remember having many issues.

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#13  Edited By AndrewB

@LordXavierBritish said:

Just play Black & White. Problem solved.

Black and White was broken as crap before and after being patched, for different reasons.

Not saying anything about the quality of the game. It's great.

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@MrKlorox said:

It's not that buggy. In fact I can't even think of any when I played through it a couple years ago.

Me either. I just didn't find the game that compelling outside of the creature itself so I got bored fast.

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