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    I'm generally unhappy with the state of video chats at the moment. Skype was bad already, and with Microsoft taking over it has just gone downhill. Skype 3 was pretty good, then they added advertisements, bloat, unintuitive interfaces, and with Windows 8 it's nigh-unusable. On the Linux side the UI is much more sane, but they provide only 32-bit builds, which means you have to pull in the entire 32-bit emulation layer just to launch it (and it's never stable due to it being proprietary closed-source software, with any open-source third-party reimplementaions being DMCA taken down).

    Google Talk used to be a good alternative (open-source protocol with video chat support etc.), but now Google discontinued it and is now using Google Hangouts, which is, you guessed it, proprietary closed-source software, only available through Chrome.

    MSN also had video chat, but guess what, it's been discontinued and the servers will be taken down in a few months.

    So now the only things we're left with are Ekiga, Linphone and Jitsi, as far as I can find... And convincing people to migrate is always hard.

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    Originally posted by Killer27 View Post
    What's the verdict ?
    Wow, I missed that post, sorry.

    I don't remember, but either way I stopped using stuff like xFire and Overwofl. If I need voice chat I just setup a TeamSpeak server.

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    skype is one of the best to use video calls through internet. paid calls will be horrible

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    Originally posted by 100GPing100 View Post
    yep version 0.2.52. I m goign to try it out with UT 2k4 again.
    What's the verdict ?

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    yep version 0.2.52. I m goign to try it out with UT 2k4 again.

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    Yeah - they updated the application a few times since then
    The latest version is 0.2.52 - is that what you are using?

    Overwolf is still in its beta phases, so many games are not supported - YET.
    They are working on adding more games (3-6 games a week), so I'm hoping we won't have to face these problems for much longer

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    now I am using another version, not the one I told you in the post before you

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    That's weird... What Overwolf version are you using?

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    I am using the latest version...0.1.49 of Overwolf, and the other game that I try with now works, it was Heroes of Newerth.

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    I don't know what version, but I try it in UT2004. Don't bother trying to solve my problem, i'm better off switching to skype with going outgame.

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    100GPing100, Troy., that's weird...
    Works just fine for me...

    What version of Overwolf are you using?
    What games are you trying it with?

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    Originally posted by Sly. View Post
    I use my phone
    oldschool huh lol

    i use 2 cans and a long string lol j/k



    i use xfire and the only game i had issues with is cod4 it crashes the game here and there but all other games it works fine so yeah i recommend xfire for gaming
    username wickedinsanegaming if you want to add

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    It gets me outgame when I do that.

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    Can't use it...In its properties it says "Show/Hide Overwolf" "Shift+F2" I press that key bind and nothing happens, i have also tried with another game and it doesn't works

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    Originally posted by 100GPing100 View Post
    thanks man, this will help a lot

    I'm glad you liked it

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