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Izane Bricks
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 5:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

But when does the patching end ; ;
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 2:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's pretty neat so far, but it seems i may need to upgrade a little on the hardware Confused
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 3:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It will make most systems crawl, that thing needs to be optimized big time.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 5:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I did a little searching, and it seems right now is possibly the worst time to upgrade anything. Most reviews and such say even the most cutting edge things in the affordable price range are worth holding out for a couple months.

Mostly because of Vista.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yeah the new hardware for vista will make prices drop but really the only thing i can think of that is high atm is RAM. my friend that i mentioned before has an AMD Sempron 2200+, 1gb of ram, and some $100 video card and he seems to be doing all right. Whatcha workin with Char?
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Izane Bricks
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 12:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3000+ ~2.0GHz
1GB RAM
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS (256MB)

and I have to run on the lowest setting.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 6:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Try these settings. I'll bold all the important lines. for "Texturedetails" it's 1-7 and the higher the number the lower the quality. For "RenderQuality" is 1-5 and the lower the number the lower the quality. Ya it's silly i know. Also i increased the cache vaules. Also this is all in the bin\vgclient.ini file.

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[General]
HideHood=False
HideHelm=False
UseSound=False
UseJoystick=False
Brightness=0.500000
Contrast=0.500000
Gamma=1.000000
ShowBloom=False
GrassDensity=0.250000
GrassBlending=0
bShowClouds=False
bUseHDR=False
bUseToneMapping=False
bShowNames=True
bShowMyName=True
bShowTargetReticles=True
FlashTargetsName=True
TextureDetailWorld=6
TextureDetailPlayerSkin=3
TextureDetailNPCSkin=5
TextureDetailWeaponSkin=5
TextureDetailTerrain=5
TextureDetailTerrainDetail=4
TextureDetailInterface=0
TextureDetailRenderMap=4
TextureDetailLightmap=4
TextureDetailShadowMap=6
TextureDetailNormalMap=6
TextureDetailBillboard=2
RenderQuality=2
iShaderCacheSizeMB=128

Antialiasing=0
AnisotropicFiltering=0
MaxStaticLights=4
LightComplexity=0.250000
GlobalNormalMap=0.500000
GlobalSpecular=0.500000
GlobalExposure=1.000000
GlobalReflectiveDistance=14184.000000
GlobalRefractiveDistance=3262.000000
GlobalSkeletalLOD=1.000000
GlobalShaderLOD=0.300000
GlobalTreeLODs=0.200000
GlobalShadows=0.000000
GlobalAtmosphere=0.000000
GlobalEnvironment=0.000000
GlobalDecorations=0.100000
bUseOcclusionQuery=False
FarClippingPlane=27217.000000
GlobalTreeLODBlend=False
GlobalSimpleTerrain=False
GlobalHardwareSkinning=False
GlobalAnimationLOD=0.410000
ScreenshotFormat=JPG
GuildNotifyOnline=False

[UI]
ShellName=Grim
ValidateXML=False
ChatAutojoin=regionsay,auction
LoadGameplayWindowsAtStartup=False
PresentLogin=True
GuildNotifyOnline=False
LootFollowsMouse=True

[WinDrv.WindowsClient]
WindowedViewportX=1024
WindowedViewportY=768
FullscreenViewportX=1152
FullscreenViewportY=864
StartupFullscreen=False
ScreenFlashes=True
MinDesiredFrameRate=23.900000
MaxDesiredFrameRate=100.000000
Decals=True
Coronas=True
DecoLayers=True
Projectors=True
NoDynamicLights=False
ReportDynamicUploads=False
NoFractalAnim=False
ScreenshotsUseJpg=True

[D3DDrv.D3DRenderDevice]
DetailTextures=True
DetailMode=3
UsePrecaching=True
UseTrilinear=False

AdapterNumber=-1
ReduceMouseLag=True
UseTripleBuffering=False
UseHardwareTL=True
UseHardwareVS=True
UseCubemaps=True
DesiredRefreshRate=60
UseCompressedLightmaps=True
UseStencil=True
MaxPixelShaderVersion=255
UseVSync=False
DetailTexMipBias=0.8
DefaultTexMipBias=-0.5
UseNPatches=False
TesselationFactor=1.0
CheckForOverflow=False
DisableShaderModel3=True
DisableMultiGPUOpt=False
DisableHighDetailShaders=True
Use16BitNormalMaps=False

[Engine.NullRenderDevice]
DetailTextures=True
CacheSizeMegs=256
DetailMode=Always
UsePrecaching=True
UseCompressedLightmaps=True
UseStencil=True
NoFractalAnim=False

[ALAudio.ALAudioSubsystem]
UseEAX=False
Use3DSound=False
UseDefaultDriver=True
CompatibilityMode=False
UsePrecache=False
Channels=12
LowQualitySound=True


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Izane Bricks
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 6:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, I'll give it a shot
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 27, 2007 7:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Opens tonight. I'm thinking on starting on *EDIT* Flamehammer
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 28, 2007 1:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Actually started last night. I'm Valeska Elorach on Targonor, Flamehammer's population was too large so I went with a low one in the hopes it grows. I was also angry to find the name Valeska was taken on Floryndell and is the reason I'm not there.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 28, 2007 7:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

flamehammer large? hmmm, it was low when i tried. guess i'll just wait and see
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 28, 2007 2:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

both your and my server are down ; ;
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 28, 2007 3:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah ; ;


I made one on yours as well, a gnomish warrior named Bixby. Charles the half-elf monk is on Floryndill too.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 1:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

tried the beta, was not impressed. Ran like crap on my computer, and I have an 8800GTS, for running like crap the graphics were not all that good. didn't care much for the combat system either. Perhaps i'm just too brainwashed by WoW....
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Um, just got my free SM copy... wanna try it... is it as good as it looks? It reminds me soooo much of D&D as far as looks go. Feels epic and such.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's epic in that not ready for release kinda way.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 5:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

feels like a MMO. Opening day there are so many people they crash the subscribe and logon servers. I had to get off flamehammer. was down way too often for me. Rerolled on shidreth and was smooth sailing till 8pm EST tonight lol. I just found out today that flamehammer was unoffically accepted as the french language server (so sayeth silkyvenom).
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