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Anyone know how to enable DX9? The game runs okay for me 30~ FPS maxed, but it gets pretty choppy at times in multiplayer. I've read the game sets to either DX10 or DX11 by default, so I figure if I can change it to DX9 I should get a significant performance increase.
Anyone?
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After some further multiplayer gameplay I am kind of on the fence about this game. Maybe I just need some time to adjust, but all these spawn killing snipers are driving me nuts! lol
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looks interesting(well the multiplayer, i dont really care about single player )
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The more I play it, the more I like it for what it is. I'm really not seeing a difference between weapon capabilities. I can snipe nearly as well with an LMG as I can with a sniper rifle. Kick back is under exaggerated on all weapons. Not seeing the whole point of a comma rose system yet, because everyones using it by accident or just to be an ass giving nonsense commands. Plus it's too time consuming to actually use it other than spotting. First person view serves no advantage from what I can tell. In fact, 3rd person gives the player an advantage. You have a better survival/kill rate going 3rd person in a drone/vehicle than being in first person because of the wider view. There are some hangups that I hope get fixed. Invisible objects that cause you to run in place or in consistent hit recognition. Quite a few times, I've fired nearly half a clip into a guys upper region, just to have him down me in 1-2 shots....no exaggeration (but...guess this isn't new in most FPS games.)
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Ill wait for a sale after these reviews! Way to short of single player for me.
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Oh, my bad. That definitely makes up for the health regen, buying RPGs and whatnot in the middle of a battlefield, minimaps, wallhacks (sorry, I meant spotting), infinite rockets on mini helicopters that clearly have rocket pods with 10 rockets, assault rifles that literally sound like a jackhammer (I kid you not), kill cams, lack of bullet drop, lightning fast knifing, etc.
i guess we need to mention reading comprehension.


I never said the game was a sim, but the combat plays out in that way, more than cod or battlefield games do.
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what a great time to get into pc games, lots of goodies coming out..
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now the official Homefront thread.

hopefully most of the discussion can come into here
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Originally Posted by Vhati View Post
I never said the game was a sim, but the combat plays out in that way, more than cod or battlefield games do.
A sim with health regen,vehicles with unlimited ammo and I am assuming spotting works through walls.

Guess I should just uninstall arma 2 and get this then
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Looks like the Crossfire doesn't work that well or this game is optimized like crap.
I'm pretty sure it's the former.....if CF was working then your rig should be able to run this game with no problem at all.

I'm going to test with Rivatuner later and see if both cores are being used. I won't be able to test until about 7PM central
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