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On PC Bulletstorm

An article on Ars Technica talks about issues with the PC edition of Bulletstorm, the just-released first-person shooter from Epic Games and People Can Fly. This offers some gripes about the PC edition of the game, talking about unreadable text after switching to widescreen mode, lack of in-game graphics adjustments, a framerate lock, the use of Games for Windows LIVE, and more. The good news is they describe how many of these issues can be addressed by messing around in the .ini files, which they describe as "weakly encrypted." They don't actually give details on what to change or how, but say: "The various unofficial forums online have great advice for different video card set-ups. Don't look for critical thoughts on the PC version on the official site, however, as those are getting locked," but a later article offers more tangible suggestions. Thanks Joker961.

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80. Re: On PC Bulletstorm Feb 25, 2011, 15:48 Jerykk
 
I'm just saying on this forum, and on PC forums in general really, people seem to concentrate on minor issues that bother them rather than look at the game as a whole and see how fun it is.

Again, significance is relative. What's minor to you can be major to others. For example, some people couldn't stand having a silent protagonist in DAO but that didn't bother me at all. Conversely, I care very much about depth, challenge and choice and DA2 is definitely a step down in those regards.

As for fun, that too is relative. Fun is what you find entertaining. What you find entertaining is not necessarily what others find entertaining. Therefore, arguing that people should enjoy what you consider fun does not make for a compelling argument.
 
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