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I'll take a video for you guys if it'll play nice with the game engine.
I get these stutters (similar to having a full SSD with trim and GC disabled, if you know what thats like) where the game will just 100% lock up and nothing will move for maybe 1-2 seconds once every 2-3 min. Then it fast-forwards through like 10 frames within the span of 3 or 4 and then its back to normal.
I also get phantom polygons around my crosshairs a lot. They follow the crosshairs. almost like the crosshairs are trying to render triangular shadows on the terrain.
My screen seems to be displaying everything with a 2-3 frame delay. I fire, count a second, and it shoots. If i time things "correctly" ill always overshoot my targets/landings. I'm a veteran Tribal from all previous tribes games - I know how to lead for movement speed.
Thats about it for the technical issues. The game runs pretty darn well in all other respects. My only other problems are gameplay related.

i donno bro but iam on an hdd and am not at all feeling any such things like u :|
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I am not sure what issues you or others are experiencing, but I turn off Vsync, frame smoothing and motion blur.

apparently frame smoothing in inherent to the unreal engine, if you turn it off it will automatically set to 90. This isn't so bad if you run a 60Hz monitor but for someone like me with a 120Hz monitor it is worse, turning frame smoothing on will set it to a value in one of the ini files, mine was 122, and I ultimately end up with much higher max frame rates and smoother / more responsive overall experience.

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Not sure about you guys, but a lot of noob tubing I saw while playing this game...

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I got into the closed beta last year. Then I dropped out of uni...
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Well, playing about 10 games so far and the gameplay seems decent. It still feels like its missing something though. There's alot of bad players...I was top on my team in the matches I played of CTF. I think I only saw one other player that was good and he was just running flag caps all rounds lol.

The only thing I can say I really disliked was the upgrade system. I'd much rather just bought the game and have a normal system...not some kinda global agenda f2p spinoff version of tribes. I don't like that I have to wait and decide which class I want to unlock next, nor which weapon I can live without having. However I suppose judging from how bad other players are, it wouldn't take long for me to unlock a few things. I'm not even sure if half the people playing realize the concept of skiing, majority are just walking around lol
    
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well they currently partition off the complete noobs from the vets

I believe it is something like through rank 6 get placed together, but once you get a higher rank than that you'll suddenly be thrown into match queues that put you in servers where level 30+ are common.
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great game only it doesnt run smooth..
what do you need for this game to play on high? 2x GTX 580?
i have the lowest setting and i still only get 30fps, with my 2x 6850..
soo badly optimized..

What it plays perfectly fine on my 4850 crossfire + Q6600 @ 3ghz. It's only the Unreal engine.

I just wish I could have raw mouse input.
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well they currently partition off the complete noobs from the vets

I believe it is something like through rank 6 get placed together, but once you get a higher rank than that you'll suddenly be thrown into match queues that put you in servers where level 30+ are common.

Ah...that makes sense then. Can't wait to get level 6 then! Then I'll get to play with all the guys that have all the upgrades and perks! rolleyes.gif
    
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What class do you guys play?

I've been playing Soldier but I'm liking the engineering/turret guy, can't remember the name.
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I play pathfinder. It's terrible but it's the closest thing to a light chaser/capper that you can get with the retarded class system. I miss tribes 2
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Been playing it for a few days, pretty awesome.
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