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Lets see some midrange graphics card benchmarks! Dunno whether to get it now or hold out till my rig can max it out at 60fps.

I hit around 40FPS on High on one HD5770. I'll do some FRAPs screens tomorrow, I'm going to bed now though.
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How are you guys playing it already? I have my preload 100% done.


Got 2 free copies from Bethesda Insiders, nice smile.gif.
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well from the sounds of it i guess i made the right choice to get it on xbox a week early than to wait for a PC copy. are the controls and graphics really that bad on PC?
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After a five hour marathon of Skyrim, all I have to say is :

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well from the sounds of it i guess i made the right choice to get it on xbox a week early than to wait for a PC copy. are the controls and graphics really that bad on PC?
I haven't messed with any of the graphical settings apart from resolution. It defaulted to "high quality".

Imo it's basically what you'd expect from bethesdas current "gen" of rpg games.

The controls on the other hand are totally bizarre.

Tab to exit menus. Using WASD to navigate menus that were blatantly designed to be navigated via a gamepad.

You can definately see the console influence in the UI, but it hasn't stopped me from getting lost in the game (lost in a good way).
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 11/10/11 at 6:23pm
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so it looks like i didnt miss much then, oh well. i am sure i will enjoy it just as much on xbox as i would have on PC since i would just end up using a gamepad anyways from the sounds of it.
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The controls on the other hand are totally bizarre.
Tab to exit menus. Using WASD to navigate menus that were blatantly designed to be navigated via a gamepad.
You can definately see the console influence in the UI, but it hasn't stopped me from getting lost in the game (lost in a good way).

Is it not possible to remap some of the menu controls? Not being able to use the mouse will annoy me, but if I can remap a few things, it'll be bearable.
    
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You can re-map the controls, but the interface just doesn't really work for me as a PC interface. It's quite obviously not made with PC gamers in mind in many ways.


The skill tree menu for instance has been laid out in a fashion that was made for a directional stick as trying to navigate to a skill in a diagonal direction with simple up/down/left/right commands will leave you jumping all over the place and going everywhere except where you're trying to get to.

You can use the mouse for parts of it, but it still feels a bit rubbish imo.

I haven't bothered remapping because I'm going to use a pad for the rest of my time with it,

The only reason I'm not using my 360 pad is because its broken recently.

Gonna get a new one tomorrow for LA Noire.....and Skyrim.....and Saints Row: The Third.....and.........SO MANY GAMES THIS SEASON!!!!
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 11/10/11 at 6:49pm
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You can re-map the controls, but the interface just doesn't really work for me as a PC interface. It's quite obviously not made with PC gamers in mind in many ways.
The skill tree menu for instance has been laid out in a fashion that was made for a directional stick as trying to navigate to a skill in a diagonal direction with simple up/down/left/right commands will leave you jumping all over the place and going everywhere except where you're trying to get to.
You can use the mouse for parts of it, but it still feels a bit rubbish imo.
I haven't bothered remapping because I'm going to use a pad for the rest of my time with it,
The only reason I'm not using my 360 pad is because its broken recently.
Gonna get a new one tomorrow for LA Noire.....and Skyrim.....and Saints Row: The Third.....and.........SO MANY GAMES THIS SEASON!!!!

This makes me sad :'(
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The controls seem super-clunky to me, but the game is fun so far. So much to do though, and i'm only a few hours in.

I was about to fire up my web browser and vent my nerd-rage when i saw "press A to start" the first time. Then i realised i actually had my x360 controller plugged in, lol.
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Snap it was 80% done, but going slow. So i switched servers in steam. But steam lost most of it's progress back at 38% frown.gif 2 hours left for it to finish mad.gif
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