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Flame of the Firehawk would be of limited usefulness for my Mech build because of lightning-fast recharge time, but I've played with it as Krieg and it is a very cool shield indeed, been swapping between it and the Love Thumper.

Law and Order is also a fun pistol/shield combo.
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I'm updating the front page of this thread. If there's anything in particular you guys want adding to it now is the time to let me know. thumb.gif

 

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I'm updating the front page of this thread. If there's anything in particular you guys want adding to it now is the time to let me know. thumb.gif

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I know for sure I would like to see this on the front page:

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Hey guys I just picked up BL2 on Steam for $14!!

 

Are there any .ini tweaks that I should do to make the game look better? Even with AF 16x, shadows in the distance are really blurry and there's a clear distinct line between high res and low res shadows.

I looked in WillowEngine and there was a D3D11 option, does that enable DX11 or nothing? There's also an MSAA D3D9 option, does that enable MSAA? FXAA looks way to blurry for me.

 

Do any of these tweaks work?

http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=149923

 

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Hey guys I just picked up BL2 on Steam for $14!!

Are there any .ini tweaks that I should do to make the game look better? Even with AF 16x, shadows in the distance are really blurry and there's a clear distinct line between high res and low res shadows.
I looked in WillowEngine and there was a D3D11 option, does that enable DX11 or nothing? There's also an MSAA D3D9 option, does that enable MSAA? FXAA looks way to blurry for me.

Do any of these tweaks work?
http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=149923

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You can enable MSAA in CCC but that would drop the FPS significantly.
Or you can use Downsampling for your AMD card. Guide is here (check OP & post 324)
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for anyone curious about FPS ...

Did the mission Splinter Group and used FRAPs to record my min/average/max FPS. Took about 20 minutes.

All maxed out except Physx @ medium.
16x AF, 8x AA, FXAA enabled

Min: 14
Max: 178
Average: 58

I traveled between maps so I think that's why the minimum is 14 ... it never seemed choppy during battles or anything. Played perfectly fine with the crippled 560 smile.gif

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Just got an Nvidia PhysX card with my AMD setup to max out PhysX and man what a difference these effect have, its like playing a new game (almost).

If any AMD user likes this game and has an extra Nvidia card doing nothing, all you need is :
- Run pre-Hybridiz as Administrator. Restart.
- Install Nvidia card & then any Nvidia driver you like (including PhysX driver). Restart.
- Run Hybridiz as Administrator.
- Find and open the WillowEngine.ini file
(Path should be something like: "C:\Users\\Documents\My Games\Borderlands 2\WillowGame\Config")
- Add this line under the [Engine.Engine] and [SystemSettings] sections:
bDisablePhysXHardwareSupport=False
- Go to X:\Steam\steamapps\common\Borderlands 2\Binaries\Win32 folder and move all the PhysX_____.dll files
(except for PhysXExtensions.dll & PhysXLoader.dll) to somewhere else.

& That's it (lol).
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Yeah the PhysX effects are very pretty. My favorite is stepping around in the puddles of caustic goo.
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Yeah the PhysX effects are very pretty. My favorite is stepping around in the puddles of caustic goo.

Yea I was so jelly when I couldn't play with PhysX on. I recently sold my 7870 XT and I'm waiting for either the 770 or 760 Ti just to start playing this game again.

Not to mention I was getting tons of stuttering with all frame caps and Vsync except the 60 FPS cap, which resulted in some smooth gameplay but god aweful tearing. Whenever I go below 60 FPS it feels like I'm at 30-35 FPS when I'm really at 57 FPS.

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I absolutely love the PhysX effects in this game.
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