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Originally Posted by Waupli View Post

He quoted you saying this:
And replied with this:
I didn't even post that and I still caught it...
The video was in response to another poster talking about WoW vs TOR.

THANK YOU! Was worried I was losing my mind...
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Originally Posted by NvidiaNewbie View Post

lol doh!
sorry man, i didnt even see that post... didnt know we were even arguing, im just shooting off my opinions :shrug:
yeah, okay ps2 biggrin.gif
but thats also not a fair shot to show of the textures... like i said, looks like a beaut from afar but get up close, and... ps2 time wink.gif
and one more time, i'm getting this game and looking forward to it. i think that dude with the batman avatar was on point and if this wasn't star wars, it'd be a pass, but i'm not running the tor hatorade stand... i just want high rez textures or pack ala lotro or da2...
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Watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OskRij8AYaU

Like I said before, you argue the game has poor graphics and texturing when I have given evidence that in its genre it is seldom paralleled.
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hey man, sure, for an mmo looks hot...

i'm on a site dedicated to graphics cards, i dont think im being outta line or a troll as you called me if i toss out the idea of a high rez pack tho... :shrug: hopefully whoever said theyve kept it outta beta for SIZE considerations is right and it'll be in like flynn @launch thumb.gif

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How do we usually pay for things like this? My first game like this and I want to know redface.gif. So the monthly fee gets automatically taken of your Credit Card?
 
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How do we usually pay for things like this? My first type of game and I want to know redface.gif. So the monthly fee gets automatically taken of your Credit Card?

basically yes, there are also different types of subscription, like a 6 month plan. They charge you up front for i believe 77$ which works out cheaper than a single month sub.

that's what I'll end up doing for this game, since I'm sure I'll be playing for many many months tongue.gif
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Direct from the SWTOR Facebook page:
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We are targeting November 25-28 for our upcoming Beta Testing Weekend – our biggest testing weekend yet! If you haven’t got your code already, pick one up from the sites listed in this news article!

I didn't include the article since the news on the date is all that we really care about.
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CWell,

I think you are missing the point the Newbie is trying to make. Granted, that was pages ago now, but before all the most recent weekend testers came in him and I had a conversation about the textures in game: SPECIFICALLY player worn robes/armor. Those shots you provide are not only NPCs, but they are taken from cinematics more often that not, and can be made to look more amazing than what we see in game.

He's not trying to say the game looks bad, he's not saying it has terrible graphics. He (and admittedly, I) take issue with the poor textures on player worn items. Seeing them close-up while in a conversation is sometimes just terrible to look at. Blurry, not fully developed, jaggies (of course, no AA yet, so maybe that will help on release as well).

The hope is that at release maybe we get better textures there, or possibly a patch making that option available for those who have the horsepower.
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Direct from the SWTOR Facebook page:
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We are targeting November 25-28 for our upcoming Beta Testing Weekend – our biggest testing weekend yet! If you haven’t got your code already, pick one up from the sites listed in this news article!

I didn't include the article since the news on the date is all that we really care about.

Interesting. The other beta weekends have started at 6 pm EST on Friday; I'm hoping they'll start earlier this time since it's Black Friday/day after Thanksgiving.
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My graphics look great.

I've been in testing for over a year, and I still thoroughly enjoy it.

Less than a month before it's live. smile.gif
Edited by Jobotoo - 11/17/11 at 11:06am
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CWell,
I think you are missing the point the Newbie is trying to make. Granted, that was pages ago now, but before all the most recent weekend testers came in him and I had a conversation about the textures in game: SPECIFICALLY player worn robes/armor. Those shots you provide are not only NPCs, but they are taken from cinematics more often that not, and can be made to look more amazing than what we see in game.
He's not trying to say the game looks bad, he's not saying it has terrible graphics. He (and admittedly, I) take issue with the poor textures on player worn items. Seeing them close-up while in a conversation is sometimes just terrible to look at. Blurry, not fully developed, jaggies (of course, no AA yet, so maybe that will help on release as well).
The hope is that at release maybe we get better textures there, or possibly a patch making that option available for those who have the horsepower.

yo, sage points and spot on

i started that vid but then just lol'd cos like i said, i've played the game, i dont need a vid... whats more that vid or argument has got some merit man, but its merit to be delivered on swtor.com or some starwars fan site when bickering about much UNLIKE WoW is some other argument that i'm sure is going on. what i was talking about is, we're on overclock.net, we all want great graphics, and yes, even from tor... i dont care how much better tors graphics are than everquest lol, i still want an hd pack... fanboys be darned wink.gif (note: i am HUGE star wars fanboy)

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Edited by NvidiaNewbie - 11/17/11 at 12:26pm
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Does anyone who was not registered for Game Testing before Nov. 11 still need a beta key? I guess Bioware gave them to all the social network members, and I have one in case anyone needs it.
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