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wow never heard of elite dangerous game thanks going to check it out.
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I'm hoping people would actually check out Elite: Dangerous after all this fuss. It at least does what NMS tries to way better. It has flaws, sure, but is infinitely more polished and exciting.

No, both games are extremely pointless and meaningless games whos main feature is timesink.


This vs horizons both suffer the same issues, but atleast with nms, you're not forced to drive around in atmosphere-less planets in a dune buggey that still, after all this time, is prone to randomly exploding when its hull drops to 80%. I gave up on ED when i traveled 2000lys from occupied space just to have each of my srvs suffer from the bug, forcing me to have backtrack all the way back to buy new ones.

Exploring in ED has to be the worst ive ever experienced in a game.


No one seems to actually know how to make an engaging and fun space sim.
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Also, people on AMD Phenom II X4 or X6 CPUs, which lack SSE 4.1 (they only have SSE 4a) can't even run the game at all, crashing at the start

Looks like I upgraded from a Phenom X6 just in time.
 
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No, both games are extremely pointless and meaningless games whos main feature is timesink.


This vs horizons both suffer the same issues, but atleast with nms, you're not forced to drive around in atmosphere-less planets in a dune buggey that still, after all this time, is prone to randomly exploding when its hull drops to 80%. I gave up on ED when i traveled 2000lys from occupied space just to have each of my srvs suffer from the bug, forcing me to have backtrack all the way back to buy new ones.

Exploring in ED has to be the worst ive ever experienced in a game.


No one seems to actually know how to make an engaging and fun space sim.

Kinda why I mentioned Spore. While not a true space sim, it did a lot of things right when you got to that stage in the game, then they added the Galactic Adventures expansion that added even more replay value. Heck, I would get lost in the game for hours just trying to create a new creature, vehicle or structure. Although, it did get a little grindy if you wanted to unlock all the creature parts and upgrades. But, it was worth it in the end. Traveling to new star systems, terraforming new planets to expand your reach in the galaxy. I'm almost tempted to reinstall it, lol.
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runs fairly well on my rig


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFIxDJpPvC4

For real lol?
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runs fairly well on my rig


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFIxDJpPvC4

Apparently 48FPS is the new 60 lol, unless you're using a pile of crap codec on MSI that you recorded it with that cause a performance hit. Re do the video using https://lags.leetcode.net/codec.html then repost
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i know in the video it's 48fps mostly but that's because i use MSI AB Video recorder which hits the FPS at least 9fps lower
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Does the scale of the character bother anybody else? Feels like I'm small person walking through the grass looking up constantly. Also the FOV is a joke, game feels zoomed in even at 100 degrees or as if it's being scaled up...

Anybody got AA working in this thing? I can handle the flaws of the game just barely, but I need to turn that AA to the max as the amount of jaggies it's puke inducing and that's not even including the colour palette....

The game has great potential but a lot of the design decisions scream mainstream implementations. For example, about every 5 minutes there's a "Achievement Unlocked" type of a thing that pops up where you lose all controls and have to wait this thing out so it can tell you that you have "Meet 5 aliens" etc, quite annoying.
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I'm getting over 100fps at 4k (downscaled). Did a few of the 'fixes' (listed here http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php?p=213366255&postcount=1 )and definitely helped, but still get the hitching occasionally. But for the most part it's running ok at the moment. Hopefully the devs get some proper fixes out sooner rather than later.
 
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