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either you're lying or a very sad individual, the game came out 17 days ago, 300 hours is 12.5 straight days, that leaves 4.5 days for sleeping, eating, etc

You underestimate the power of the gamer

buddy of mine loves to pour several thousands of hours into games that will allow him to do so, and would sleep for 3 hours a day until he was done with it.

Im not even sure I wish to be capable of that lol
    
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That's not really the point. The point is, we were shown one thing, and it looks like we will be getting another inferior thing. Basically, some people feel like they've been lied to.

As far as I'm concerned when developing anything shown pre-release should be considered to be subject to change until release.

I know its a bad feeling when something you expected to be ends up not being as it seems, but this is entirely up to the creators of the game on whether they put it in the game or not. If that irks you enough to not buy the game then so be it, the devs will lose a sale and learn that it was due to slightly lowered fidelity rather than making a proper game.
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I still, for the life of me, do not understand why people don't get this fairly simple concept. It isn't about the graphics entirely, it is the principal of the matter and being lied to that turns a lot of people off.
Indeed. Getting really tired of this trend. hmmsmiley02.gif
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^
I still, for the life of me, do not understand why people don't get this fairly simple concept. It isn't about the graphics entirely, it is the principal of the matter and being lied to that turns a lot of people off.

Unfortunately they don't emphasize enough that things do and will change during the development process. Most of the time, it's improvements so people are happy. Sometimes, it's downgrades which make people unhappy. It's not that they're lying to their player-base, it's that they had to change directions along the way. It might be helpful to explain the change, but then again it might not. Gamers tend to forget/forgive these things once they get their hands on it so maybe it's better to not show weakness in their development abilities.

I tend to be optimistic and not believe that they rendered those early shots just as a marketing strategy to hype the game.
 
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I still, for the life of me, do not understand why people don't get this fairly simple concept. It isn't about the graphics entirely, it is the principal of the matter and being lied to that turns a lot of people off.

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"We just didn't think the average user's hardware would be capable to run such details." - From Software

is that quote legit? Doubt it but couldnt say I would be surprised if it is.

if it is, there is no excuse for that. Having the options to adjust graphics fidelity is one of the many things that makes pc superior to console gaming. There would be no excuse for that besides not really giving a damn about pc.....
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Unfortunately they don't emphasize enough that things do and will change during the development process. Most of the time, it's improvements so people are happy. Sometimes, it's downgrades which make people unhappy. It's not that they're lying to their player-base, it's that they had to change directions along the way. It might be helpful to explain the change, but then again it might not. Gamers tend to forget/forgive these things once they get their hands on it so maybe it's better to not show weakness in their development abilities.

I tend to be optimistic and not believe that they rendered those early shots just as a marketing strategy to hype the game.

Stop being an apologist. There's no defending this.
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^Where is that quote from?

No where, he made it up.
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Stop being an apologist. There's no defending this.

So, I take it you felt the same way when the Oculus Rift decided to bump up their screens to 1080P instead of the advertised 720P during their Kickstarter right? I mean, moving up to 1080P wasn't in their initial specs, so by your reasoning they lied and there's no defending it. Stop acting like they are some evil organization who lied to you because their product changed from early development even though alpha is always "subject to change."


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So, I take it you felt the same way when the Oculus Rift decided to bump up their screens to 1080P instead of the advertised 720P during their Kickstarter right? I mean, moving up to 1080P wasn't in their initial specs, so by your reasoning they lied and there's no defending it. Stop acting like they are some evil organization who lied to you because their product changed from early development even though alpha is always "subject to change."


If it was the other way around I would. Your analogy is faulty. Nobody would be upset if a product exceeded the standards is established for itself. On the other hand, people are always upset when a product performs under the self-advertised standard. Sometimes it's a big deal, sometimes it's not. Battery life for instance. A pet peeve for most, but nevertheless acceptable. Visual in games though.... is a much more serious offense against gamers.
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