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It's not that, I totally understand that. But I constantly hear about graphics not being good enough. It's annoying to say the least. I shouldn't have to come into a Minecraft thread and hear someone complain about how terrible Minecraft looks. That's just ignorant. I'd rather have a game that looks like crap but is enjoyable than a game that looks amazing and is a chore to play. *cough* Crysis *cough* I understand that not everyone shares that opinion, but don't complain about the game because of it.

Only in this case it's nothing like that. One of the big selling points to Borderlands was its unique graphics style. Something they completely botched when they ported it to PC.

Imagine if they remade crysis for the PSP and it suddenly looked like minecraft and ran at 5 fps.
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Only in this case it's nothing like that. One of the big selling points to Borderlands was its unique graphics style. Something they completely botched when they ported it to PC.
Imagine if they remade crysis for the PSP and it suddenly looked like minecraft and ran at 5 fps.

I don't understand how you had performance issues. Borderlands runs fine on my rig, and ran fine on my laptop that was running an AMD Athlon X2 2.0GHz, 4GB of RAM, and a 512MB 9600GT. Never had any problems with Borderlands, but BC2 refused to run at anything higher than 15 FPS.

The graphics? They were unique. They look great to me, but maybe I'm not picky (I'm one of the few that think Crysis and Metro don't look great.) I loved the Cel shaded style, it kind of reminds me of the Dragon Ball Z games on PS2 and Viewtiful Joe. It didn't need AA in my eyes, but I'm probably not the best person to ask about graphics, since I have no problem playing a console game. I'm not really the type that looks for imperfections in textures and junk like that.
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I don't understand how you had performance issues. Borderlands runs fine on my rig, and ran fine on my laptop that was running an AMD Athlon X2 2.0GHz, 4GB of RAM, and a 512MB 9600GT. Never had any problems with Borderlands, but BC2 refused to run at anything higher than 15 FPS.
The graphics? They were unique. They look great to me, but maybe I'm not picky (I'm one of the few that think Crysis and Metro don't look great.) I loved the Cel shaded style, it kind of reminds me of the Dragon Ball Z games on PS2 and Viewtiful Joe. It didn't need AA in my eyes, but I'm probably not the best person to ask about graphics, since I have no problem playing a console game. I'm not really the type that looks for imperfections in textures and junk like that.

I enjoyed the visuals as well, but I did a few tweaks which may have resulted in that (FOV change, sharper textures, and of course the forced-AA so I didn't need DoF blurring everything.) Borderlands 2 already looks better but that's probably because of the use of more vibrant colours... which was noted in that gameplay up on the tubes. Otherwise it runs great for me as well, although I heard there were some big issues for ATi/AMD users when it launched.

Shame on you for not having Descent in your top faves as well. tongue.gif
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I enjoyed the visuals as well, but I did a few tweaks which may have resulted in that (FOV change, sharper textures, and of course the forced-AA so I didn't need DoF blurring everything.) Borderlands 2 already looks better but that's probably because of the use of more vibrant colours... which was noted in that gameplay up on the tubes. Otherwise it runs great for me as well, although I heard there were some big issues for ATi/AMD users when it launched.
Shame on you for not having Descent in your top faves as well. tongue.gif

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Read it again.
Have features I need (FOV) on a game I'll probably like.
I'd rather they boast about basic features than be silent about the lack of said features (looking at you, ME3)
I approve. biggrin.gif
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Hahaha I couldn't stop laughing and smiling reading that in public. This letter will keep me warm on cold nights smile.gif


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I enjoyed the visuals as well, but I did a few tweaks which may have resulted in that (FOV change, sharper textures, and of course the forced-AA so I didn't need DoF blurring everything.) Borderlands 2 already looks better but that's probably because of the use of more vibrant colours... which was noted in that gameplay up on the tubes. Otherwise it runs great for me as well, although I heard there were some big issues for ATi/AMD users when it launched.
Shame on you for not having Descent in your top faves as well. tongue.gif

I'm still pretty young lol. I don't even consider Super Mario Bros as part of my generation. But I'll definitely check it out
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or Hardw[a]r, best game ever!

I'll have to check this out as well
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I'm still pretty young lol. I don't even consider Super Mario Bros as part of my generation. But I'll definitely check it out
I'll have to check this out as well

I bought this game in the late 90s or early 00s. It's a fantastic game, probally put somewhere between 500-700 hours into it. It takes some work to get it working on win7, but it's worth it.
Bustin' Pirates and Stealing cargo.

One of the first games I can remember that has factional consequences. It's a shame that the company went belly up, but some old devs are part trying to help the community revamp/make a sequel.

LMAO I found my first foray into web design (it was dedicated to this game). I am embarrassed >.>

edit: go B2!
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