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Hoyle-majestic-chess.365351
5.9 out of 10

Hoyle Majestic Chess

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Reviews and Problems with Hoyle Majestic Chess

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Overall 2
2.0

Great game, but waste of money unless you have ...

Jackie Larocque, Amazon
31 August 2014
  • Summary: This game is only supported by windows XP. we had an old computer with windows 2000, but couldn't even play it on that.
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Overall 2
2.0

a joke?

W, Amazon
20 March 2012
  • Summary: Game locks up my computer, at times, just before checkmating my opponent. I fear it could do damage to my system, and intend to see if I can uninstall it. I tried their so-called tech support number. It is independent techs charging many times the value of the game. There are plenty of other games out there and a computer system is hard enough to keep in proper working order without questionable software programs loitering within...
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Overall 2
2.0

Doesn't work with XP

Knoobee, Amazon
3 March 2012
  • Summary: 3/3/12 I could not get this game to work with Windows XP SP3 on my desktop or my laptop. I am computer savvy. To make matters worse, I searched the internet for patches or information to try to get it to operate on my desktop, but couldn't find much. To make matters even worse, the patch I did find contained a nasty virus that my AVG virus scanner didn't catch, ruining my computer.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not Yet Majestic

Clevercat, Amazon
12 May 2011
  • Summary: This program has the potential to be a great tool for improvement at chess, but I haven't been able to use it because it keeps blinking at me every two seconds or so, which prevents me from reading its advice. When I explained the problem to Support, a member of their team got right back to me, telling me that solving the problem I described was his area of expertise. The screen then asked me how much I'd be willing to pay for the answer.
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Overall 2
2.0

Does not run on XP SP2 or SP3

M.B., Amazon
27 June 2010
  • Summary: I got this game in April 2010 and so far I have not been able to run it. I have tried it on a Toshiba XP-Home-SP2 notebook and a year old Toshiba XP-Home-SP3 laptop as well as a two year old Dell XP-Pro-SP3 WS without any success. After many hours of trying and searching for a remedy, I have given up on this software. There is a high probability that this software does not work on newer PCs.
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Overall 2
2.0

Good game, but fights with Windows XP, a lot.

Joe Beelart. "Joe Hector", Amazon
15 June 2009
  • Summary: I had an earlier version of this game which worked fine until I scratched the CD. This copy is a great bother. First, it locked up Windows XP, repeatedly. Now the first time I start it daily, the Install & promo blip comes up. Have to shut it down and start over. Should have sent the #$%&@ back, whether or not I got a refund. The game itself, the tutorials, etc. are most enjoyable.
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Overall 2
2.0

Completely Useless. Would not run.

M. Gottleib, Amazon
15 February 2007
  • Summary: The "Create a Review" combobox did not provide a "zero" star rating or I would have picked that one. I'm in agreement with these other reviews. My wife bought this game at Christmas for our son. I'm a software engineer with a Masters degree and I could not get this game to execute. The Lego website has a FAQ that says you must first run the "configuration" program and then load the actual Chess play program from there.
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Overall 2
2.0

Will not load

The Langleys, Amazon
19 January 2007
  • Summary: I agree with the other reviewer - this is a worthless product. I've attempted to load on two different computers, and the software fails to initiate setup every time. My kids were pretty disappointed. Great job, Lego!
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Overall 2
2.0

defective software

Merle Levitt, Amazon
9 January 2007
  • Summary: I gave this item as a gift to my grandson.Neither he or his father(a computer consultant) were able to use this product. It was worthless.
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Overall 2
2.0

Chessnut

Craig S. Fenn, Amazon
9 November 2006
  • Summary: The game is perfect for someone who is enthusiastic about chess. It teaches, shows famous chess games in detail, and allows play against all levels of skill.
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