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myself I'm not really in it for the fighting I like the economy, and the additional skills biggrin.gif also like that there are no real "classes" I don't need multiple characters that each have unique abilities, my one character can have them all.
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The frame rates are capped at 50FPS, not 30FPS. That is what the in-game displayfps shows.

Speedtest.net says 11Mbps download, 3Mbps upload.
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Lol... I like the game for its skill based lvling, not class based (like a lot of gé old games)... Idk y it just grabs my attention as well smile.gif

@op
U figure it out?
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No, but i'm pretty sure it is my connection. Or drivers. This is confusing, because I ran HD 3000 for a while, and on low settings it would pass the frame cap and never dip below 50FPS.. Same connection. Probably drivers, this game was intended for laptops and such, not high end gaming machines lol
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post #15 of 40

I can't imagine it being drivers(besides Java) since the only thing it needs to run on is the CPU. It's probably just poor ping and not internet connection. Sort by servers and chose one with both a low ping and a lower player count. I have a max DL of 350kbps and an upload of around 100kbps but with a good ping the game runs fine for me at max settings given i'm not around anyone else.

 

Try switching between the software/OpenGL and DirectX versions of the game to see if that helps with anything. I'd try playing in the client too... Just not in the Software setting as that has always given me trouble.

 

I don't play very often but I had might be more willing to play if there were to be some decent players to do so with.

 

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Edited by Ryleh - 1/13/12 at 6:30am
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Software is garbage, i'll never use it. I can't get anything close to max with it. OpenGL and DirectX remain the same. I'll ping the website, see what I get.

Is this my problem?
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Skipping pings, maybe my connection to Runescape isn't good?
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Wow, Last time I played this game was before the update to the new engine wish AA.

I might have to try this out tonight for fun to bring back some memories.
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I'm getting 0% packet loss(Maybe because I have a wired connection?) but with worse ping so it COULD be your network but I honestly know nothing about networking so I wouldn't know if that is what is causing the issue.

 

Networking seems like the thing I'll never be able to learn fully until I have the money to buy a lot of stuff and see it all for myself. x_x

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Runescape is so good ^^
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Quote:
Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post

Lol, I play it too, a lot lately actually biggrin.gif
@OP hit the ~ key, to bring up the dev console and type showfps to see your net stats and FPS.
was going to post my runetrack sig, but seems to be DoA
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Oh my.. Uhm.. Wanna swap rigs? biggrin.gif
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I cant even believe anyone actually played that game to begin with let alone a with a system like yours.

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