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post #72 of 76
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Originally Posted by Heret|c View Post
Quake Live is a PoS, not even a triple wide resolution support, and the whole game starts to glitch in between the matches.

Let's see: a "crapsole port" MW2 = works with nVsurround just fine after patch
a "PC exclusive" Quake live = doesn't work

I wrote them on the forums and my post didn't get a reply. GG I'm done with this PoS game and I'm sick of being forced to watch some crappy commercial every time.
Uhh 2 things

1: They support ANY ANY CUSTOM resolution out there. Just have to enter it through the console. Don't worry, I think the game remembers it so you don't have to re-enter it often

2: You wouldn't want that though. The game ENGINE is OLD and only does vert- resolution scaling. That means that even with the highest FOV setting, your vertical field of view would be extremely small with triples. Has nothing to do with being a crappy game which developers didn't implement things. The resolution scaling is part of the game ENGINE, which is like 11-13 years old, back from when widescreens weren't too regular and everybody was happy with vert-. They won't go dabbling around with the settings because it's just fine the way it is now...

The developers aren't at fault... When the engine was made, even wide screens were too rare to support like that.
I know that it'd be a simple fix to give the ability to up your FOV settings higher but that would impact some players heavily. It's just not reasonable to start supporting triples with a vert- game engine
Edited by De-Zant - 2/28/11 at 10:46am
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Originally Posted by luanswan2002 View Post
I felt really guilty last night. I was on Quake Live (I consider myself a pretty good Quake player) and I was dueling this random person on one of my favourite maps. I destroyed him like 29-0 and didn't let him get a single power-up or major weapon. I just felt kinda bad because he was really trying and when the game ended he even typed "gg". I said sorry for owning so hard and gave him a few tips, then he wanted a rematch to see if he could get a frag :<. I quit the server.

I then went to the bathroom and cut myself..................................... another slice of cake.
Newb is a relative term. As long as the person is trying to improve, there isn't anything to hate on. There are players somewhere that would shut you out too, and then other players that would shut them out, etc.

By sharing some tips and moving on, you're already being more considerate than 90% of players.
    
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Hey, That was me ..................... wink.gif
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Originally Posted by Mygaffer View Post
Its always cool to see someone post a thread just to brag how good they are, but to not seem vain they couch it in terms of something else, like, "I felt bad for the poor noob"
Agreed. It's also really cool to repeatedly reference old and overused memes in a thread in lieu of having a mature, rational discussion.
    
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Agreed. It's also really cool to repeatedly reference old and overused memes in a thread in lieu of having a mature, rational discussion.
Old and overused is the new funny.
    
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