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Originally Posted by Mike-IRL View Post
Bought one ubisoft game in my memory, splinter cell: conviction.
I played it for about twenty minutes and quit because it kept kicking me for not having an active internet connection.

Usually I'm not one of those people that ditches a company over one problem but when the problem is there with no sound reasoning behind it and I'd have a better experience if I played a cracked copy of the game that says a lot.

I'm not buying Ubi in future and if I ever do want to play conviction I'm stealing it, what's the use in a hard copy of the game if it doesn't allow you to play it...
Yeah, splinter cell: conviction was the last ubisoft came I bought, and only because their site was messed up and charging $1 for it. It was a horrible game that shouldn't have had the splinter cell name on it. Who ever heard of a run and gun stealth game
    
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If you "haven't played the game too much yet", then I dont think you have the justification to tell people not to buy it.
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If you "haven't played the game too much yet", then I dont think you have the justification to tell people not to buy it.
You don't need to play the game a lot to tell that it's a very bad port and is in fact a pain to play in many ways because of the missing features.

I simply can't take 30fps, it's just bad.

As I state in my post though the game might otherwise still be good and I hope that it is.
 
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So many things to say against this "opinion".

There IS mouse sensitivity, under "common options". 30 fps is perfectly fine, not like you're truly going to notice that vs 60 with the naked eye

Uplay thing is correct though, it requires you to put in the cd-key you get from steam, and is active in the background. Haven't bothered deactivating it yet to check if it's required to be active constantly.

My major gripe so far is that the mouse, or rather the cursor, follows the ground, not letting you move your mouse wherever you want to. Seems like a tad unfinished product (although I'm definitely enjoying it so far.)

Maybe not quite worth 15$, but it's still fun. Ignore this silly OMG DO NOT BUY I'VE PLAYED IT 5 MINUTES reaction.
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Maybe not quite worth 15$, but it's still fun. Ignore this silly OMG DO NOT BUY I'VE PLAYED IT 5 MINUTES reaction.
Yeah sorry about the cursor one, I noticed it after I made the thread, but still even if I try to tweak the setting the cursor movement just feels bad... And on top of that the movement just feels odd.

And no, a locked 30fps is not 'perfectly fine'.

I'm not criticizing the game mechanics, levels, etc. in any way. My gripe is with the technical stuff that, for me, makes this thing a very annoying thing to play.

And yet again I'm not saying you can't enjoy the game and I hope that I will enjoy it too but with these kind of issues I think it's fair to say that right now it's a bad port.
 
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The mouse thing more than anything makes it feel like a port, aye. It doesn't however warrant making a thread named "do not buy"
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The mouse thing more than anything makes it feel like a port, aye. It doesn't however warrant making a thread named "do not buy"
and that's why the title has 'imo' in brackets.
 
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Yeah, I learned the hard way that Ubi is terrible. As a wise man once said, any company that has a name that ends in "soft" is a bad news. I bought ACII and after playing it to the ending the game quit and said that I needed an internet connection. It didn't save at any point in the game and that's when I went to the funny farm for a while (JK for the last part). If I buy anything from Ubi I go immediately to TPB and pick up a crack to play it offline.
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Why is it that games are either $50, $60 or $15 dollars?
    
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I simply can't take 30fps, it's just bad.
Man upgrade your video card instead of pissing against the game ! jk
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