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Well, I understand about the apparent poor port and the fact that it was the company's first port to PC, but I am just wondering, is the problems bearable? I want to know because I actually want to get the game, but if the problems are unbearable, I won't get it.

All I ask for from the game is decent graphics with enjoyable gameplay. Will I get this without frustration? Because I've heard a lot of problems with crashing and such.

Any help is appreciated. biggrin.gif
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The DSFix by Durante is extremely easy to implement to make the game more appealing to the eye.

A controller is highly recommended.
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The DSFix by Durante is extremely easy to implement to make the game more appealing to the eye.
A controller is highly recommended.

Thx for the answer. biggrin.gif

Just a question, have you tried the game on PC with keyboard & mouse? Why would the controller be more highly recommended. Is it because k & m are harder to use? Cheers. smile.gif
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Do not buy this game if you don't plan on using a controller, its mind numbingly frustrating with a keyboard. But the game is one of the best games I've played in the last 5+ years, it's superb.
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Do not buy this game if you don't plan on using a controller, its mind numbingly frustrating with a keyboard. But the game is one of the best games I've played in the last 5+ years, it's superb.

Is Keyboard + Mouse really THAT frustrating? I mean, I've used K&M for 9 years now...
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Is Keyboard + Mouse really THAT frustrating? I mean, I've used K&M for 9 years now...

I would imagine it would cripple the flow of the game. Think of it as a 3rd person strategy combat simulator, you will be pushing multiple buttons and transitioning from one button to the next at very precises times. Not to mention you need an analog stick to have a full range of motion. A kb/mouse was not on the mind of the devs at all when they were making this game it's only a formality for a last second port to a new platform.
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You shouldn't get it unless you have a controller.
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Is Keyboard + Mouse really THAT frustrating? I mean, I've used K&M for 9 years now...

I've been using a keyboard and mouse for over 20 years, it really IS that frustrating.
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post #9 of 22
I think you'll be more frustrated by how hard the game is more so then the problems with the port. And I haven't played it on the pc yet but I've finished it on the consoles and there is no way i could play the game with a keyboard and mouse it would just be to difficult although it may be doable it might just add to your frustration of the games difficulty.

Its such an amazing game though! Glad you pc enthusiasts without consoles can finally give it a shot.
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The mouse is implemented so poorly it's pretty much unusable. The game is great with a controller and the DSfix though.
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