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hmn my gtx 560 run it at around 30 fps max out, omg, time to update already. this game is more taxing then crysis warhead *** ;p
what is the resolution you are running at
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is Shogun like an RTS game? Kinda like SC2?
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is Shogun like an RTS game? Kinda like SC2?
Kind of, except in multiplayer battles, you start with with your own preset army, with no base building and resource gathering and in campaign mode, it is turn based.
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o0o0o0 interesting...
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well, the rocks now look like real rocks rather than having that ugly polygonal shape to them now.
     
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I watched the Youtube video, but 720p compressed flash video is not really the best to truly appreciate the quality bump. However, I think I can say that the DX11 patch is just that - a patch - it improves the basis of the game, but it's not really going to revolutionize it - that would make it a completely different game from the DX9 version, and would take a lot more work to implement.

And let's not forget - what was the first truly remarkable DX9 game you guys saw ? For me and many others it was the Half-Life 2 presentation in 2003 (game only came out in 2004). And ever since then DX9 has evolved, to the point in 2007 Crysis and then Crysis Warhead looked much better in DX9 than anything up until then.

In all honesty, DX11 not only still has a lot of untapped potential in it, which will only be realized with more powerful GPU's over the coming years, but in this specific case of Shogun, it would take a complete rewrite not only of the engine, but also a completely different approach to the making of the textures, to make them life-like, etc. As it is, it's a welcome improvement, but in the end it's just an adaptation of the base game.

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A good example of a failed implementation of DX11 would be Metro 2033. DX11 should not cut your FPS to 1/3 of what it was before tessellation was enabled. DX11 should, however, give you a slight or major performance boost while offering tessellation, advanced depth of field options and softer shadows-- which Shogun 2 just did. This patch is a perfect example of how DX11 should be implemented.
Well, actually Metro 2033 has some high resolution textures in the mix, that exceed many GPU's 1GB VRAM even at 1680x1050, and needs a Quad Core (I had an E8400 and switched to the Q9550 and saw a huge boost in framerates), that is what is probably making the FPS go down, Sometimes people don't realize how beautiful the game is because the player is almost always wearing a gas mask that doesn't let you truly appreciate it.
Edited by tpi2007 - 5/10/11 at 12:27am
 
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I think CA did an amazing job on this patch. I don't even notice a performance hit after adding AA, tessellation and depth of field.
 
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is Shogun like an RTS game? Kinda like SC2?
Yes, but it's so much better... imo. Total War games are about huge armies facing off and lots and lots of strategy. Not uncommon to have 20k+ soldiers on screen in a battle. Every battle looks like The Return of King.
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DX11 not only looks better, the gameplay has been smoother since I dl'd the patch. I am running it with all the settings maxed out and it is definitely an improvement.
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Fantastic patch, really smooth. Lovely!
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