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Reminder: Windows 8 Microsoft Casual Games servers closing on April 5th

  • TopherXPwnsTopherXPwns477,343
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 10:25
    Currently grinding out Bingo. Only got one achievement left but about 12 levels left. Unless something holds me away from my computer I feel pretty safe that I'll get it done.
    Twitter.com/topherxpwns
  • Posted on 26 March 21 at 10:27
    Got the challenge ones left on solitaire, not sure I'm going to make golds lol
  • Posted on 26 March 21 at 10:40
    To clarify though, if I get a windows phone 8/10, I can't access the store to download these?

    Started mahjong (wp) on a WP7 years ago.
  • HolyHalfDeadHolyHalfDead608,331
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 11:06
    Just dusted off my Surface. I don’t think the achievements I need are affected, but why take the risk. Less than 2 years before Windows 8 (and my Surface) goes out of support.
    He's not a man. He's the holy Half-Dead who has seen the Underverse and returned with powers you can't imagine.
  • Ste4Beer85Ste4Beer85636,696
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 11:20
    TopherXPwns said:
    Currently grinding out Bingo. Only got one achievement left but about 12 levels left. Unless something holds me away from my computer I feel pretty safe that I'll get it done.
    I actually liked the bingo game, Took me 2 years on and off tho to complete it.
    #illholdyourbeeryeah,
  • JevanssssJevanssss214,451 214,451 GamerScore
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 11:42
    Add wordament to this list also
  • KingyOwlKingyOwl508,090
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 12:02
    I hope we get a Windows 10 version of Taptiles soon (with achievements, I think there is already some kind of separate version in the store without them).
  • IRL Games XIRL Games X594,388
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 12:11
    Wait is wordament closing? If so that’s not good working on Sudoku and Gears pop I don’t need a third game to grind out cry
    IRL Games X
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    Posted on 26 March 21 at 12:15
    so many closures
    So many knob heads on this website
  • Posted on 26 March 21 at 12:16
    Finished Solitaire 2 weeks ago, so thankfully I don't need to do any last minute grinding.

    KingyOwl said:
    I hope we get a Windows 10 version of Taptiles soon (with achievements, I think there is already some kind of separate version in the store without them).
    Bring it on. This was teeeeeeerrible with the mouse, but since I have a touchscreen PC (or two) it's significantly easier.
    This space for rent.
  • JevanssssJevanssss214,451 214,451 GamerScore
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 12:48
    IRL Games X said:
    Wait is wordament closing? If so that’s not good working on Sudoku and Gears pop I don’t need a third game to grind out cry
    Yes its closing its on the official article
  • mrbellekmrbellek473,334
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 12:50
    It's been a long grind, but thankfully I finished Mahjong, Solitaire Collection, Jigsaw and Sudoku in the past few months... 😅
  • Sensei NeoSensei Neo1,333,285
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 13:12
    So glad I didnt touch these... although I like alot of the games in real life
  • Tandar1Tandar11,555,745
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 13:23, Edited on 26 March 21 at 13:24 by Tandar1
    So is it just the monthly medals or all achievements?
  • mrbellekmrbellek473,334
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 14:14
    Tandar1 said:
    So is it just the monthly medals or all achievements?
    It's just the daily challenges for most, but for some (like Bingo) it's all of them.
  • planchetflawplanchetflaw542,692
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 14:16, Edited on 26 March 21 at 14:17 by planchetflaw
    Tandar1 said:
    So is it just the monthly medals or all achievements?
    Hard to say. A lot of the dead casual games don't let you sign in meaning you can't synch. So, it probably will stop the ability to get ANY achievements, not just the online only looking ones.

    I feel bad for anyone that didn't choose to do Taptiles in time. That game easily has the longest dailies.
  • Hysteria89Hysteria891,108,957
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 14:24, Edited on 26 March 21 at 14:24 by Hysteria89
    Do we think Microsoft Jackpot will be affected as well, in terms of being able to sign in? In theory the servers were meant to be closed in June 2019. However, you can still unlock the 5 daily rewards in a row achievement.
  • Posted on 26 March 21 at 14:42
    Hysteria89 said:
    Do we think Microsoft Jackpot will be affected as well, in terms of being able to sign in? In theory the servers were meant to be closed in June 2019. However, you can still unlock the 5 daily rewards in a row achievement.
    Jackpot is going. They told me that in an email. I never did that. I am hoping that the last 3 upgrades for my map tube drop. Just need those and the last heart (which is dropping) and this headache is over.
  • Hysteria89Hysteria891,108,957
    Posted on 26 March 21 at 14:48
    VisibleRaptor5 said:
    Hysteria89 said:
    Do we think Microsoft Jackpot will be affected as well, in terms of being able to sign in? In theory the servers were meant to be closed in June 2019. However, you can still unlock the 5 daily rewards in a row achievement.
    Jackpot is going. They told me that in an email. I never did that. I am hoping that the last 3 upgrades for my map tube drop. Just need those and the last heart (which is dropping) and this headache is over.
    Ah ok. Thanks for clarifying. I better get cracking. Still 5 or more games to finish. laugh. Treasure hunt is a slog for sure.
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