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I'm saying, if they have to write article for people telling them how to get a PC game to not run like a console game on their PC, then there is something seriously messed up with the game.
I didn't need to read the article and tweak the game in order to finish it
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There are no 'settings' in a console game. The second you start thinking about settings that's that PC game tweakable instinct in you coming out and it's a sign you need to be playing on PC

I saw you in another thread (the Metro 2033 one) trying to bring it down as well. What is your purpose being in threads for games you don't even like? Go feed yourself with something you do like, it's unhealthy to use the internet as a drama-fix

P.S. the game is $60 for all systems, so no, you don't have to spend $10 more. Actually you don't have to spend a dime, and if i was you i wouldn't. Because with a mindset like that you probably find it hard to enjoy any game that steps outside the box.
I kinda like to reserve this idea for making things better rather than having to fix things just to get it decent on your platform of choice. We usually pay heartily for convenience small cold bottle of pepsi? that will be $1.75 same as the 2 liter.

The guy is also referring to games usually being cheaper on PC by around $10.

I personally don't mind messing around with games to get them to work as it seems every other game i have to... older games this is especially true.... Should i have to mess around with them is debatable tho I will mess around when it's cheaper as i think price premiums should be polished but that's just me.
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Anybody try messing with the FoV settings yet? Just curious if it makes it "better" without too much of a tunnel effect or doesn't really make a difference. I'm running in 1920x1200 if anyone has tried adjusting with that res.

I also saw another article on graphic settings, Source. I tried a few of those just to test.

First one with the bUseMaxQualityMode=True, didn't do much. First, I didn't notice a real difference. Second, every time I kicked something, a solid black box would appear in front of what I kicked.

The AllowD3D10=True also didn't seem to do anything either. Still runs fine with it on True though.

Most of those settings there though, are for people having problems with shadows not displaying properly.
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While it can be tricky to get this running as well as possible on your machine this game is just amazing. Epic found a way to harness the raw brutality that is the Unreal series and combine it with a Halo-esque gameplay with a whole lot of Mortal Combat thrown in. The sheer number of ways you can dispatch your enemey (or large groups) is what is so much fun and you are rewarded for being more creative in how you do so.

If the modding community is allowed to get ahold of this game and Epic opens it up to Deathmatch games online, it will truly be one of the most intense and fun multiplayer experiences. Only recomendation I would make to Epic is to remove the slowing effect when you leash or boot someone and just let players go nuts.

Epic is on the way to another amazing franchise with this brutal game.
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P.S. the game is $60 for all systems, so no, you don't have to spend $10 more. Actually you don't have to spend a dime, and if i was you i wouldn't. Because with a mindset like that you probably find it hard to enjoy any game that steps outside the box.
I don't know if you're aware but the industry standard has been $50 for a game.

Console royalties ranging from $7-9 dollars caused the price hike to $60. There are no royalties on the PC, why are we paying $10 more again?
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Seriously guys, NEVER quote the whole article unless it's 1-2 sentences long. Also NEVER use white text; if you have a spoiler, use the spoiler tag, that's why we have it.
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Am on a solid 60 but if i add 2aa or higher, the game caps between 30 and 60 fps as you play every 5 seconds or so. It's so anoying, plus the levels stutter when new things are being loaded from the hdd. Big console port i guess.
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Interesting, but I could never see myself using a modified FOV. I'd rather have the models not distorted TYVM.
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Am on a solid 60 but if i add 2aa or higher, the game caps between 30 and 60 fps as you play every 5 seconds or so. It's so anoying, plus the levels stutter when new things are being loaded from the hdd. Big console port i guess.
Weird, game runs maxed out for me. Are you running a 16:10 resolution? If so play in window mode on a non-16:10 resolution. I had a similar problem,
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