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Originally Posted by Aussie Alex View Post
Did every single one of you buy this on console?

** Ignore my rant if your running it with a Nvidia card***

The Pc optimisation of this game is horrendous. With two GPU's one of them runs at 30%, the other 0% and with everything maxed out I get what feels like 5fps in fightscenes with eyepots and sludge monsters. The foundry levels lag out hard due to the ash debris.
Poorly optimised and almost unplayable with physics on medium or high.
I had to edit the 'Engine' file and change the default command of 'MaxSmoothedFrameRate' to smooth out the fight scenes that have multiple enemies.

But apart from that major problem the rest of the game is pretty damn good.

Art 10/10
Gameplay 8/10

But when this game is patched and the effort is put in to make it run on Pc properly it will be a beautiful game. The physics are impressive but horribly optimised for ATi. Only Nvidia cards can handle this game with physics on medium or high.

please rep if you found my post useful in fixing your Pc copy of Alice as I didn't find any other post useful. Also please don't hate just because I am brutally honest.
I don't think you are supposed to ask for rep.
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post #32 of 69
Are that graphics and physx amazing? Also, how's the story line? I might buy this game to play until BF3 comes out.
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post #33 of 69
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Originally Posted by Aussie Alex View Post
Did every single one of you buy this on console?

** Ignore my rant if your running it with a Nvidia card***

The Pc optimisation of this game is horrendous. With two GPU's one of them runs at 30%, the other 0% and with everything maxed out I get what feels like 5fps in fightscenes with eyepots and sludge monsters. The foundry levels lag out hard due to the ash debris.
Poorly optimised and almost unplayable with physics on medium or high.
I had to edit the 'Engine' file and change the default command of 'MaxSmoothedFrameRate' to smooth out the fight scenes that have multiple enemies.

But apart from that major problem the rest of the game is pretty damn good.

Art 10/10
Gameplay 8/10

But when this game is patched and the effort is put in to make it run on Pc properly it will be a beautiful game. The physics are impressive but horribly optimised for ATi. Only Nvidia cards can handle this game with physics on medium or high.

please rep if you found my post useful in fixing your Pc copy of Alice as I didn't find any other post useful. Also please don't hate just because I am brutally honest.
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But when this game is patched and the effort is put in to make it run on Pc properly it will be a beautiful game. The physics are impressive but horribly optimised for ATi. Only Nvidia cards can handle this game with physics on medium or high.
doh you do realise that PhysX is Nvidia proprietary technology right?

Unfortunately you can only run the game with PhysX on low if you own an ATI card, it still looks great but PhysX adds a tremendous amount of detail for Nvidia users.
post #35 of 69
Yeah, trying to run physx is not going to work out well. If the game allows you to try then it is your cpu which is going to be trying...phenoms/thubans already have enough trouble keeping up without asking it to do that. No wonder you gpu useage was low
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The game looks great, but with physx on high and i start using the pepper gun and all the smoke comes out i drop to high 20s making it impossible to aim. I could run physx on medium but i keep it on low for an always comfortable framerate.
Edited by venomblade - 6/22/11 at 3:51pm
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Dunno what's up with you guys. Runs fine on my HD4250 @ 850Mhz. 1024x768 but.. oh well.
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Dunno what's up with you guys. Runs fine on my HD4250 @ 850Mhz. 1024x768 but.. oh well.
no physx.
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I'm only getting 31fps
     
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I'm only getting 31fps
Its capped at 31 FPS (I smell consolitis) but you can fix that with an .ini edit. http://www.dsogaming.com/news/alice-...s-cap-removal/
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