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Ok, Starcraft 2 is gonna pwn SC solely of the DX10 implementation.
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post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by calvin924597 View Post
aw man...

That kinda sucks.
What's it matter? SupCom already looks like a DX10 game.

Examine:
-There's no texture flickering - even on GeForce 7's. That's reserved for Radeon x1900's and GeForce 8's in most games.
-There's no apparent texture swapping. Everything stays just as detailed as you go from orbit to mustache(so to speak).
-The water effects and shadowing are far superior to other DX9 titles...far superior to Oblivion, BF2142, etc....even Oblivion + mods doesn't have proper water.
-SupCom has framerates slightly superior to DX10 titles.

The only thing missing is that obscene glow that makes your eyes water. We all love that glow.

They've done good - they pushed DX9, and did it successfully.
     
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post #13 of 19
whatever happened to OpenGL?? there was a time when all i was looking for were OpenGL cards instead of DX cards since all the awesome games ran OpenGL.....
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whatever happened to OpenGL?? there was a time when all i was looking for were OpenGL cards instead of DX cards since all the awesome games ran OpenGL.....
Heh... I wish I knew. UT2007 is the only upcoming game I can name off the top of my head with OpenGL support. No OpenGL = PITA getting games running on *nix.
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Microsoft started working with a lot of companies on games. Even if you don't see Microsoft in the credits, there's a very good chance they helped on the engine, audio, video, or 3D models.
     
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post #16 of 19
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I still say people should get more on board with OpenGL and lobby against Microsoft's monopoly of the PC gaming industry.
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post #17 of 19
Chris Taylor told me this like 4 months ago when i asked him.
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post #18 of 19
well thats sucks my friend is not gonna be happy lol.
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post #19 of 19
They really touted Dx10 as a good portion of this game.

While, havng played it, the game is still great, its just another major blow to Dx10.

Honestly, Crysis and Allen Wake are going to be the only two REAL dx10 titles out there, come fall. And thats kinda a bummer, having virtually no intermediary Dx9-Dx10 segway.

As far as I can tell, this is sorta a blessing on SC's part, as the game is already super tough on a PC. Adding Dx10 probably would just murder any machine out today. This is despite the fact that Dx10 is supposed to ALLEVIATE CPU bottleneck, but all it appears to do is bog the system down further (see: Company of Heroes patch 1.7, Lost Planet)..
    
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