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Hey guys ive had a really good friend that plays nothing but xbox 360,ive tried telling him how much better it is with pcs but he wont take my word for it so what I need from you guys is to help me make a video of his favirot games! What program can I use to make him a few game videos? Are there any free programs I can use,id be willing to pay for it as well because getting this guy to join is a big plus to our community I believe so I will give it my best shot convincing him lol..... If you would be so kind as to please explain what I need to do in detail ive never done this before.
I tried playing a game and recording with my phone but it comes out very shaky and ugly as well what options do we have here? Thank you in advance:thumb:
     
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Hello,

I use fraps to make any videos. It does cost a little however, but not only can you make little movies of your gameplay, you can record your voice while playing and see your frame rates.
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DXTORY for recording and Sony vegas for editing (pro 9 or higher) (I'd recommend recording voice with this as well if you aren't doing live commentary)

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Go to my youtube channel and show him my Bioshock infinite videos.... I have the game nearly maxed and with about 60FPS everywhere.
www.youtube.com/user/ADHDadditiv

No use showing him on a computer that will probably lag at any impressive graphic settings while recording, it will turn him off more.

I used to be a consoletard until I bought my crappy laptop, remembering why I loved pc gaming.

PS: I could play some of his favorite games and make a video out of it if you want. thumb.gif
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You can find most gameplay videos on youtube with 720p and 1080p options. Have him look at those. Show him Skyrim with ENB mods, and Crysis 3 in game.
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If he's not interested because he thinks the graphical difference isn't big, just show him 30fps Crysis 3 Xbox/PS3 footage against 60fps PC footage. It's night and day Or use Metro 2033. OR Skyrim with mods.

If he's not interested because he thinks M+K isn't better. Show him any pro-level CSS gameplay.



Either way, just show him how much he's missing in graphics, frame rate, player count, modding... or even just the advantage of M+K over a controller.
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Tell him to download a few games on his laptop or computer if they'll run, I was in the same situation and as soon as my friends played them on their PC's (even lowest settings 30FPS) they loved it biggrin.gif Just a thought rather then just showing him videos. rolleyes.gif
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How bout the loading times on Skyrim......lol
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How bout the loading times on Skyrim......lol

Are the loading times on console really bad? Haven't played on a console in years haha
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Are the loading times on console really bad? Haven't played on a console in years haha
Yuuuup, it took me about 20-25 seconds to load a map on FarCry 3 BLOOOOOOD DRAGON, and I have it installed on my HDD.
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