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...the hell?

I adore me some pretty graphics and love my keyboard & mouse & HOTAS, but this is an Elder Scrolls game. Morrowind & Oblivion were gorgeous for their time, but even if Skyrim's not as pretty as it could be, how could any RPG'er pass on Skyrim?
Bethesda made Morrowind - I trust them not to **** this up.
(and Oblivion was great, just not as mind-blowing as Morrowind)
post #152 of 233
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Well, it's quite simple actually.

My curiosity for oblivion's successor (I loved Oblivion ) is not enough to surpass my loathing for "xbox/ps3 level" graphs.

Oh, and please don't make it a "I don't agree with your taste" kind of thing cause it's just silly. If you're ok with it, don't see any difference between "console graphs" and "pc graphs", or don't care as long as the game is fun/amazing/whatever, well: have a blast! There's nothing wrong with agreeing or disagreeing.

If they release a high-res texture pack I might play it though
Did you see the screenshots? The game looks great. What exactly are you looking for? A real-time raytracing engine maybe? Reflections with reflections in them? Seriously, I'm curious what you're looking for in this game to make you purchase it.

I honestly didn't think I'd see the day when someone looks a screenshot like this in disgust and won't even though the game because of "bad graphics" (and this is only the 720p screenshot...):

Edited by lordikon - 4/18/11 at 10:57pm
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Did you see the screenshots? The game looks great. What exactly are you looking for? A real-time raytracing engine maybe? Reflections with reflections in them? Seriously, I'm curious what you're looking for in this game to make you purchase it.

I honestly didn't think I'd see the day when someone looks a screenshot like this in disgust and won't even though the game because of "bad graphics" (and this is only the 720p screenshot...):
Like I said, if they release a high-res texture pack I will buy it

720p looks great at 720p, not at 1080p: that's the whole point.
That looks good! Just like Doom looked great at 480p, but try playing Doom at 720p... all the textures become squarish and ugly.

If the game looks the same on console at 720p and pc at say 1080p, then they will have to pack it with better textures for the pc version.

The OP statement sucks though... Maybe the game will render with high-res textures but, saying that "it will look the same on pc as on xbox/ps3" makes me think on scaling down, for obvious reasons.
post #154 of 233
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Did you see the screenshots? The game looks great. What exactly are you looking for? A real-time raytracing engine maybe? Reflections with reflections in them? Seriously, I'm curious what you're looking for in this game to make you purchase it.

I honestly didn't think I'd see the day when someone looks a screenshot like this in disgust and won't even though the game because of "bad graphics" (and this is only the 720p screenshot...):
If I maybe honest mate, those don't look that impressive.That pretty much looks like Gothic series.
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linky linky please.

Everything i have read was the new engine was built internally. Gamebryo is not built internally, it would be licensed and then modified, which is not built internally.

they even tweeted that the engine is all new, which means not gamebryo. Also if they used gamebryo, it would still be called gamebryo engine because that was used.

So please give me a link proving that creation is a modified gamebryo. Every source i can find says new and different engine.
That’s not to say that there wasn’t plenty of work to be done to get the systems in place to create the caliber of game that players expect from this period in the current-gen lifecycle. As Howard explained:
“We wrote the entire renderer. We have full shadows and everything now. We wrote all the pathing, the AI systems, the quest systems, the dialogue, the interface, the animation system. We’re using Havok Behavior, which is one of the most advanced animations systems out there. And by the time we were done, we had rewritten all the gameplay and all the graphics in our engine, enough that we’ve now branded it, the Creation Engine, and our editor, the Creation Kit.â€
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...the hell?

I adore me some pretty graphics and love my keyboard & mouse & HOTAS, but this is an Elder Scrolls game. Morrowind & Oblivion were gorgeous for their time, but even if Skyrim's not as pretty as it could be, how could any RPG'er pass on Skyrim?
Bethesda made Morrowind - I trust them not to **** this up.
(and Oblivion was great, just not as mind-blowing as Morrowind)
This.

I will wait to judge the game until it comes out. I'm sure the game is still going to look great. Sure, maybe it won't be a pretty as it could be, but let's be honest, Elder Scrolls games aren't Crysis; they don't rely on looking pretty to be great games. And the modding community is spectacular, so I'd expect the game to get excellent updates and look gorgeous eventually, irregardless of the initial prettiness.

Don't get me wrong, if it gets held back because of consoles, I'll feel a little betrayed and disappointed, but not enough to not buy the game.

Also, does anyone else see the irony in refusing to buy the game if the graphics aren't pretty enough? If you want better PC-focused development, we, as a community, need to make it economically viable to do so. And not buying games won't do that.

Needless to say, I'll be buying the game when it comes out.
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I'm sure with gameplay it will be much more exciting. Like in this dramatic presentation.
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My Ex had one of those shouts.... I shouted louder though. She gone now.
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i'm sure with gameplay it will be much more exciting. Like in this dramatic presentation.
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Reflections with reflections in them?
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