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Windows Star Citizen

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Parge, 10 Oct 2012.

  1. suenstar

    suenstar Collector of Things

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    Such a nice video, I'm definitely going to have to upgrade my rig to use a 4GB graphics card... or two.

    I can see that my productivity is going to get completely obliterated when this game comes out.
     
  2. Cei

    Cei pew pew pew

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    Heh, it's what we call mid-range, but what the general public calls bloody expensive. I think the vast majority would have a heart attack to see that a GTX 780 costs £550 - that's as much as a whole computer for just a graphics card.

    I do think that the requirements for SC will be more realistic than they are today, but there will still be lots of people not able to run it well.

    My cash is going on a HOTAS stick I think, and pedals.
     
  3. Jedra

    Jedra Supermodel

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    As an aside - Custom PC did a very good series of reviews this month on Graphics cards. They are now concentrating on playable frame-rates rather than maximum and minimum rates. The following cards did well;

    GTX 770 2Gb
    HD7970 3Gb
    GTX 670 2Gb

    It is worth a look if you're thinking of upgrading now.
     
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  4. Stanley Tweedle

    Stanley Tweedle NO VR NO PLAY

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    I'd rather have a minimum of 60 fps at medium/high graphics settings rather than 24 - 30 fps on ultra.
     
  5. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    I had a go on the Oculus Rift yesterday; made me feel really sick; so disappointed.
     
  6. Stanley Tweedle

    Stanley Tweedle NO VR NO PLAY

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    Yes, I am disappointed in you too.

    Back in the time I had my own £950 HMD... It never once made me sick but from what I've read HMD's and 3d glasses seem to adversely affect some people. Also the Oculus has quite extensive calibration options for users. If you weren't able to go through those adjustments then that could have made it worse.

    :)


    [​IMG]

    A friend of mine gets sick even without VR playing various games on his 2d monitor.

    Said friend of mine can play CSS all day long and not spew...

    Put him on the new Call of Juarez and he spews in minutes...

    Other games too he complains about.

    He said he was ok with Metro LL and Crysis 3 though.
     
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  7. VipersGratitude

    VipersGratitude Well-Known Member

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  8. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Good video for the uninitiated.

     
  9. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Anyone else only got the 300i?

    It’s the only ship I’ve got, and I’m thinking of upgrading to either the 315p on the 325a.

    Now, the 315p has a upgraded engine and a tractor beam. I like the idea of the upgraded engine, but I’m not 100% sure what the tractor beam will be used for or how often. The 325a comes with a gauss rifle (mass ejection cannon) and missiles in addition to the standard lasers, but the engines remain unchanged.

    My best mate has got the 315p, so I’m leaning towards the 325a as then we’d be a fairly balanced force, but I do like the idea of a faster engine.

    Anyone else upgraded?
     
  10. Jedra

    Jedra Supermodel

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    I think the only ship I have is the one I pledged for which is the RSI Constellation and I have absolutely no idea where that stands in the scheme of things. I haven't looked at the RSI site for a long time - it made my eyes hurt looking at it!

    I am very much looking forward to the game though!
     
  11. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    I'm sticking with my Freelancer, I don't want to spend anymore as it takes too much fun out of earning upgrades etc
     
  12. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Exactly my thoughts, but I wouldn't mind a small upgrade.
     
  13. Cei

    Cei pew pew pew

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    Ships? I have ships!

    - Constellation
    - Aurora LX
    - Hornet
    - Freelancer
    - 315p
    - 325a
    - 350r

    The only thing I really want now is a ship with an actual hanger. Corvette or similar I guess.
     
  14. Stanley Tweedle

    Stanley Tweedle NO VR NO PLAY

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    I find it amusing none of you have takeoff clearance to actually fly your ships.....
     
  15. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Oh dear lord. Well at least it all goes to making the game better. :thumb:
     
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  16. Cei

    Cei pew pew pew

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    Eh? As in the game is not out, or we're not qualified pilots?

    Well yeah, exactly. To be honest, I've covered all the bases I could possibly want with my ships, with the exception of a future corvette - fast fighter (325a), heavy fighter (Hornet), fast exploration (315p), odd-jobs (Freelancer) and cargo hauling (Constellation). Odd one out is the Aurora LX...not sure what to do with that one.
     
  17. Jedra

    Jedra Supermodel

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    Mate, with that lot you can set yourself up as Hertz In Space!
     
  18. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Bahahaha :hehe: Actual LOL
     
  19. Cei

    Cei pew pew pew

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    I do wonder if I can lend them out ;) Lifetime insurance and all that.
     
  20. DLDeadbolt

    DLDeadbolt Space Cadet

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    Live Stream is up and running (for a couple hours now)
     

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