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Because shadows rendered on smoke is
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What's this I read about Crysis Warhead looking and running better than Metro 2033??!!! Crysis Warhead was waaay dumbed down graphically compared to The first Crysis. The first Crysis is insanely beautiful, and more photorealistic than Metro 2033. However Metro looks a bit better due to it's implementation of high res textures and dx11.
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I personally think its a beautiful looking game. I Enjoyed it alot. Its not the same ol cookie cutter story line ,fps rehashed junk. IMO
I played it on gts 250,s sli , then on my current sig rig. With no dedicated phsyx card. played smooth ( no issues)
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post #24 of 35
i only use the game as a benchmark, just couldnt get into it for some reason.

but i cant really think of any other games bar Crysis that look better. the first time i enabled 4xMSAA and DX11 DoF i was like... holy crap. thats amazing.
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post #25 of 35
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Originally Posted by Munkypoo7 View Post
Pretty much like the Crysis series, visually impressive, average FPS game, useless storyline.
Are you kidding me ? The gameplay and story in Metro 2033 is miles away from the alien invasion crap in Crysis 1 and Warhead.

Why is it demanding ? Too much stuff implemented without regards to optimization. The good thing is that if you put the game on High and disable DOF it looks gorgeous and very similar to Very High at double the framerate.

This isn't the case with Crysis where if you lower the settings to medium it looks like FarCry from 2004.
post #26 of 35
if your playing dx11 im sure all the characters and npc's in Metro 2033 are tessalated,which kills fps.
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post #27 of 35
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I'll give you the poor coding and unoptimized levels...but...what bugs? I've played through the game 3 times now and have yet to encounter any bug whatsoever.
Not really a bug, but in that level in D6 where the spores atack you and that other dude when youre on your way to manually start the generator...........RRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGG GGGEEEEEEEEEEEE he walks SOOO slow and he ALWAYS dies.
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post #28 of 35
Supposedly there is some Nvidia 3D code running underneath all of it. Even though you dont see it, I guess there are certain files you can delete and it makes it run a lot better. My friend tried it out. I'm gonna ask him what exactly he deleted.
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post #29 of 35
Actually I think metro2033 is so well optimized, it will run on any 2ghz dualcore system with a decent card like 8800gt.

I played it on my old phenom x3 2.1ghz and it takes less than 5 seconds for levels to load. Crysis would take about 30 seconds to load a level in the same system.
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post #30 of 35
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. using this engine with improved performance and co-op would be one of the BEST things to ever happen.
Of course, the game would have to be EXTREMELY long with TONS OF content on release.
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