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woah - is it really only 2 more freakin days left? *gasp*
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
woah - is it really only 2 more freakin days left? *gasp*
Less I think?

My wife has already received her CE pre-order (she ordered it online from EBgames australia). I went in and ordered it at the store because I figured it was the best way to go to insure that I got my game on release day, thinking that if I ordered it online, it might arrive late. Boy, was I wrong. Some people out here got their copy last week.

I'll have mine in hand tomorrow morning, first thing (took a week off of work starting tomorrow) hopefully the expected 6gb patch won't take too long to download (yeah right).
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Less I think?

My wife has already received her CE pre-order (she ordered it online from EBgames australia). I went in and ordered it at the store because I figured it was the best way to go to insure that I got my game on release day, thinking that if I ordered it online, it might arrive late. Boy, was I wrong. Some people out here got their copy last week.

I'll have mine in hand tomorrow morning, first thing (took a week off of work starting tomorrow) hopefully the expected 6gb patch won't take too long to download (yeah right).
lucky
I can't wait. Amazon release date shipping
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Can't wait!! My eb games guy said I could get it tomorrow when they open. He might have been assuming it's date was tuesday without actually looking at it, but here's to hoping! I'll go up there tomorrow anyway and see if I can get it.

Fyi my system plays it at a healthy 60fps in fields and won't dip under 28fps in the busiest parts of towns.
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460 OC isn't in sig, but it's 850/2100 w/ peak temp@72c after three hours of beta!


Also...found an interesting video about the fatigue system. The guy who made it, initially started researching the system because he wanted to complain about it. By the time he finished the video, he had changed his mind.

Link to thread where the video was found:
http://ffxiv.zam.com/forum.html?game...9749847&page=1

video:

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That video was already posted, but yeah it isn't as bad as it seems, unless you are so hardcore that you want to play 24/7 with no life. I use to be like that, but I barely game at all these days so I have no issue. I really like the build idea for customizing your character also.

Here's hoping that the release Wed won't have the same buffer bug. I don't want to be forced to use below resolution buffer to remove game/mouse lag, game looks horrible & pointless without the proper buffer size.

Not a single graphics or PC setting changed it, not removing my stable OC, not even a driver update/downgrade, only lowering the buffer so the game looks like garbage would fix the lag.
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From my understanding we will have hardware mouse and client side UI for release (we were on software mouse and server side UI for beta).

I know we are supposed to get the hardware mouse, as they said so, and I'm pretty sure I read somewhere that the server side UI was so that they could more easily monitor how people used the UI in beta (menus, etc) so that they could change them/develop them to be better, which suggests to me that once beta is over, they will be client side, like just about every other MMO game, making them quick and snappy.
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I hope they change the UI, that was my biggest gripe. Click the '!' at the top, then click the tab you want, then use the window... Annoying!

Question: I preordered mine from Best Buy (put it on my BB card) so on Thursday I should be able to go to BB and pick up my copy of the game correct? I was just wondering how they're doing this exactly. Anyone know what time the servers will be up on the 22nd??
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The servers actually go up very very late night on the 21st, PDT.

Regarding the UI: You don't use the mouse to open the UI quickly. Hit the - key on the numpad of your keyboard and navigate the menu using the arrow keys and the enter key, like FFXI. It's faster than using the mouse, even if you have hardware mouse.
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The servers actually go up very very late night on the 21st, PDT.

Regarding the UI: You don't use the mouse to open the UI quickly. Hit the - key on the numpad of your keyboard and navigate the menu using the arrow keys and the enter key, like FFXI. It's faster than using the mouse, even if you have hardware mouse.
Ahhh thank you! I knew there had to be an easier way.
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No worries
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