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Signed On Oct 31, 2003, 19:46
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News Comments > Game Reviews
14. Re: Fallout 3 Dec 11, 2008, 10:12 4D-Boxing
 
DG I would go for the PC version but I'm a PC gamer that has never owned a console.

You'll run into the same issues with both version...possibility of some crashes & a few other bugs. On my end the crash issues where related to audio drivers...had to revert to the oldest drivers released to be able to start the game (xonar d2x).

If you have an SLI/crossfire rig.. you should go into one of the config files in (my documents I think) & Edit to set SLI/crossfire to yes..that will eliminate the stuttering issues & improve performance. (frame rate wont drop as much).

PS. I rarely use the VATS so PC version is ideal for aiming.
 
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News Comments > Do Gamers Dream of 3D Sheep?
2. Re: Bring on the 3D monitors Dec 1, 2008, 16:26 4D-Boxing
 
I thought they where already released as well...I can't remeber the brand or model but I'm prety sure that at least one model is available right now.

I think it was something like a 20 or 22 widescreen. Anyways it all depends on the quality of the title etc... I know you guys want to see Captain Eo in #D at home. ..sorry just had to
 
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News Comments > Good Old Games Update
12. Re: Good Old Games Update Nov 26, 2008, 14:04 4D-Boxing
 
I thought nobody could make SS3 because no single legal entity owns all the rights?  
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News Comments > 2008 NIMF Report
4. Left 4 Dead Nov 25, 2008, 17:23 4D-Boxing
 
Is it possible that Valve pulled the Left 4 Dead demo? Can't find it on steam?!

Some love it some hate it so I have to try it before I buy it, not making the same mistake i did with Far Cry 2.

If anyone has info ont bis that would be greatly appreciated.

Ok, you can disregard my question..just found out that the demo was pulled...that tells me that the demo might discourage people from buying the game, in other words he game is not very good.

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News Comments > Fallout 3 Editor and DLC Coming
13. Re: Fallout 3 Editor and DLC Coming Nov 25, 2008, 13:44 4D-Boxing
 
Fion... I thought Left 4 Dead had 5 maps & only 5 types of infected?
From your comments I may be completely wrong. IF Left 4 Dead has more locations & enemy types than Fallout 3 than I seriously underestimated he game.

On my end I can't complaint about fallout 3 (now that I fixed all technical the issues). Way more variaty than Oblivion in terms of locations...I discovered 30+ locations & I have barely gone into the subway. From What I could see, the subway is not very big & it brings you to certain spots not accessible by walking above ground.

Super mutants seem to be concentrated in a certain area wont spoil the story ...

Time to go home & hug a deathclaw...

PS. If you find Fallout 3 repetitive stay away from far cry 2 ...
 
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News Comments > 96% of Games Unprofitable?
28. Re: Dumbasses... Nov 22, 2008, 17:02 4D-Boxing
 
You are 100% correct about the lack of gameplay depth but forcing 80% of consumers to upgrade...that a bit to much... unless people game on 5 year old PCs they should not have to upgrade anything...

3 year old hardwarw will play anything on the maket today no problem...let's not forget that the 8800 series is 3 years old now...I know plenty of people who game no issues on 24" diplays with 7800 series cards.
 
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News Comments > Mirror's Edge PhysX Details; Trailer
10. Re: Mirror's Edge PhysX Details; Trailer Nov 20, 2008, 12:25 4D-Boxing
 
I'm all for supporting new technology but it's pretty useless when it is only supported by one of the two graphics card manufacturers, with little-to-no chance of AMD ever licensing it. Also, it's going to need considerably better games with thoughtful, deep implementations to sell it.

That is how 3dfx & their Glide API made 3D acceleration mainstream.

PS. For some reason I keep thinking that CUDA was shown to work on both ATI & Nvidia hardware (that meet the specs) and that it's up to ATI to implement PhysX support if they want it....I may be confusing 2 or 3 diff articles from that came out many months ago.
 
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News Comments > Far Cry 2 Fire Interview
16. Re: Dagok? Nov 7, 2008, 18:14 4D-Boxing
 
Eldaron Imotholin

Maybe I should have started playing the game at a higher dificulty level the repetitiveness would not have gotten to me. I iamgine you avoid using the machine gun on the jeep to keep the game challenging.

I might restart it on infamous.

Head shots do work but at the default difficulty they are not even needed.
 
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News Comments > Left 4 Dead Split Screen Hack
14. Re: Left 4 Dead Split Screen Hack Nov 7, 2008, 17:57 4D-Boxing
 
plus you rich guys all have big monitors, right?"

22 widescreen can be bought for $200 can.

Plus a PC can output to a TV no problem...I was doing that 10 years ago. So instead of playin gears on the small monitor you could have used your home TV, wether it's a CRT, LCD ..even an old TVs with coax only. It might cost you 20 or 40$ for an adapter worst case scenario.

Bottom line widescreen is a great idea, why annyone would complain about an extra feature is beyond me. I'm not crazy about xbox live so I just do not use it in fallout 3 for example.

This fonctionality was available in the early NFS racing games, in other words it's a fonctionality that was on the pc over a decade ago...to me it's like AA or widescreen support or ability to remap your controls it should be a given that it's included.

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News Comments > Far Cry 2 Patched
9. Re: Far Cry 2 Patched Nov 5, 2008, 14:16 4D-Boxing
 
Ratty,

It looks good but suffers from bad AI & very very repetitive gameplay.

Some love it, I have a hard time motivating myself to finish it.

Despite the crash bug in the first level of Clear Sky ..CS is a better game than FC2 IMO.

Original FC was on tropical island ...not much different than a tropical country but that is just my take... If you had no issues with Crysis or FC1 & enjoyed COD4 or stalker you should not have any issues with the African setting. Poverty is reproduced the same way in all games so don't worry about it…shack here & there throw junk on the ground & voila.

Not sure if online is any good requires a UBI something account..
 
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News Comments > Fallout 3 DRM Follow-up
24. Re: Fallout 3 DRM Follow-up Oct 31, 2008, 21:07 4D-Boxing
 
Well got the D@mn game working. Had to dig up the CD that came with the card. That's the only Xonar driver that will let me play Fallout3.

Well getting this working was like gaming back in the DOS days...

Now I just hope I can avoid the in game crash bugs people have been getting.
 
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News Comments > Fallout 3 DRM Follow-up
20. Re: Fallout 3 DRM Follow-up Oct 31, 2008, 12:39 4D-Boxing
 
inblack

Is it possible that Windows Vista audio stack does not support hardware acceleration because of issues on Windows XP that required turning it off etc...

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News Comments > Fallout 3 DRM Follow-up
15. Re: Fallout 3 DRM Follow-up Oct 31, 2008, 09:34 4D-Boxing
 
InBlack

Thaks for the info. I'll try it after work.
 
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News Comments > Fallout 3 DRM Follow-up
12. Re: Fallout 3 DRM Follow-up Oct 31, 2008, 08:49 4D-Boxing
 
Regarding Fallout3 crash issues. On my end it's related to athe audio drivers..at least that is what it looks like.

If you get the crash to destop when yu start the game or after you hit new game after the game loads...try uninstalling the audio drivers. Then Try starting the game. On my end I can only play fallout 3 with no sound or not at all.

Guess I should have kept my mouth shut when everybody was getting crash issues with clear sky & the orginianl stalker...this is the first game since the boot disk days that wont run.
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA Far Cry 2 Beta Drivers
13. Re: NVIDIA Far Cry 2 Beta Drivers Oct 24, 2008, 14:40 4D-Boxing
 
No idea why I boughta UBI game before the reviews came out...shame on me!!!

Well everybody knows about the widescreen F.up like Surf said you have to get a UBI account to play online another decision that I will never understand. On top of all the things Surf listed I'm not a fan of the ranking system they are using (a la Quake Wars).

All that talk from UBI & they did not even get the some of the basics right. The Wii is the only console that does not support widescreen...even if the consoles are their main target their decision does not make any sense.

UBI closed the thread people where using to complain about widescreen & put a note to redirect people to some kind of feedback/support section. The thing is some tech support guy replyed to people with a message that insunuating that they do not consider the widescreen support issue a real bug. That's probably just one tech support guy's reaction to the volume of comments before UBI told people how to deal witht issue but still not encouraging.

I'll play once they fix the widescreen issue can't stand playing like I'm zomming in a scope.
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News Comments > Dead Space PC Controls Nerfed?
34. Re: No subject Oct 19, 2008, 19:00 4D-Boxing
 
DG

Never realized the UK was that expensive. Living in a fairly expensive city by canadian standards I probably pay the same thing a month. I assume population density is part of the reason but ouch!..

Where I used to live (small province) I would have a nicer place & pay half of what I pay now but jobs in those provinces can be hard to find.


 
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News Comments > Crysis Warhead Postmortem
25. Re: No subject Oct 17, 2008, 18:06 4D-Boxing
 
SlamDunk

I agree with you on CoD4 single player, It does not compare to Crysis or even Crysis Warhead in terms of gameplay.

However, multiplayer is another story at the moment but maybe Warhead will fix this down the road.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
4. Far Cry 2- GPU and CPU benchmarks. Oct 17, 2008, 13:17 4D-Boxing
 
From the numbers looks like I'll be able to play this at 1920x1200 4xaa 16x af @ 60+ FPS!!!
Than again with 2x 280 GTX I can play Crysis at that resolution with 2x AA & 16x AF.

PS. Agreed,vista SP2 wont improve much just like SP1.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
25. Fallout 3 Already Pirated On Xbox 360. Oct 10, 2008, 16:52 4D-Boxing
 
CLIFFYB, CLIFFYB, CLIFFYB!!!!!!!

Fallout 3 Already Pirated On Xbox 360.

CLIFFYB, CLIFFYB, CLIFFYB,CLIFFYB, CLIFFYB, CLIFFYB,CLIFFYB, CLIFFYB, CLIFFYB,CLIFFYB, CLIFFYB, CLIFFYB!!

On a Serious Note, CliffyB where are you lol!!! Maybe with this news he will decide to only release games on the system that use Cartidges! UT4 & GEARS 3 SNES!!!! CLIFFY!!!!

 
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News Comments > Far Cry 2 Steam Preorders
20. Re: ... Oct 10, 2008, 12:25 4D-Boxing
 
The multiplayer side is supposed to keep us going back etc... but the stats system is not worth much IMO. There are plenty of arguments for that approach but I just do not like it. They use the same approach as quake wars...so when i come home from work & try a few games ..I'll be greeted by people who have been playing for hours & unlocked better weapons. After that I'll play until I unlock something good and my connection craps out & I have to start over or better yet I get kicked for owning the admin ad have to start over.

 
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