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Why is it that games are either $50, $60 or $15 dollars?
Red Orchestra 2 is $39.99
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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.
I am 100% with you on this one mate!

I mean come on people, 30fps? What is this? The middle ages of gaming? We were playing at 60fps per pixel scrolling on the old Amiga 500 for f*cks sake!

The game is putting a 20% gpu load on my GTX 570. That means that every semi decent gaming card under the sun could run it flawlessly. At least they should have given us the choice!
Edited by psolord - 8/17/11 at 12:44pm
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You need to log in to Uplay to play the game though, so I'd assume that you need to be online.
That alone was enough reason for me to skip it over. I saw it on steam for preorder, the trailers looked good, I almost bought it. Then I saw the Ubisoft logo (turn off #1), then I saw that it required a constant connection to play, even though it's a single player game. No thanks. Instead, I bought The Witcher 2, because CDProjekt knows how to treat their customers.
 
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i agree ubisoft is crap, will never give them my money again
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+1 rep for that statement! I totally agree with you!
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Does From Dust play ok with an Xbox 360 controller if the mouse feels imprecise?
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I just tried this game today too.
Horrible horrible game. You have no freedom whatsoever, you have to complete tasks the whole time to move on in the story.

You should, however, buy Bastion and play it. Great game.
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I really dont know why the OP is so disappointed in this game...

The game is fun. If you played Black and white two, this is pretty similar except instead of good vs bad its like you have to be good and nature is bad. The controls are actually very similar to B&W2 so if you played that you will be familiar with it. I do remember thinking the controls for B&w were odd at first so perhaps that is part of the OPs issues.

Controls:
The controls are fine.. if you played B&W you will be right at home. I had no issues with the mouse at all.

Graphics:
The graphics are pretty meh. Nothing great, not bad either. Pretty solid mediocre graphics. Nice water effects and DOF. If the FPS is limited to 30 FPS I cant really tell. 60 FPS is not really something you need for this game since most of the time you are just looking down on the world.

Gameplay:
If you have seen the trailers you already know what to expect. Its pretty fun though the $15 dollars price tag is definitely justifyable because the gameplay is not very complex. Still fun, kinda like a simple version of B&W, but with some nature stuff. The point of the game is that you move the little people around from totem pole to totem pole, and there are obsticles inbetween. At each totem pole your villagers will make vegatation happen. I think the vegetation helps the land stay put as other areas of the land seem to change noticably during the duration of a round.

Other:
Game is good. Not great but not something anyone should avoid. If you saw the trailer and though it looked fun, you will probably like it and not be disappointed.
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This looks like an old game I used to play called populous, was pretty sweet. but 30 fps cap makes me gag...
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This looks like an old game I used to play called populous, was pretty sweet. but 30 fps cap makes me gag...
It really doesnt matter for this game.
    
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