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The Witcher 2 Assassins of Kings Thread

Discussion in 'Games' started by AsRock, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. digibucc

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    liked and posted in your video, i personally use 1 5850 in each machine,
    so i can play it in different rooms depending on what i'm doing atm.

    good job on the vids:) question though, i don't recall "ubersampling", how
    might i try that?
     
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    Thanks!

    The first video I did it. It took a little toll on my GPU. I was getting around 10-25FPS on my cut scenes. I now get 35-45 FPS with my custom tweak. I base it on in between High and Ultra.

    Here is my pic with "Ubersampling." I have a question for everyone; For those who have GTX 590 or ATI 5970 or 6990 show the "Ubersampling" with Red or Green font color.

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    There is about a 10-15% (guesstimate) improvement with Crossfire on. Tell me your avg FPS while playing and post me a photo of your settings. I will run a test on your settings and see if my GPU differs overclocked from your GPU.
     

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    mine is similar, except i turned texture memory to large, and #shadowed lights to med.
    lod is medium, and cinematic dof is enabled, as well as vsync.

    this has been working good on my single 5850, i have to assume setting shadowed lights to
    med instead of high is the reason, as other than that my settings are higher. is it cpu heavy maybe? i am using it on 5850s, same settings, on a i7 920 and a phenom ii 940
     
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    im going to try it, ill let you know
     
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    STEAM version coming soon.... nvm already here...


    Thanks, I just realised my GPU was a little loose after I did my monthly maintance on my PC. I screwed in two nuts into the bracket to hold my GPUs down on the PCI-E slots get an avg of 50-60 FPS (vysnc helped I guess).

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    I tried liking this game. I really enjoyed the first one. Even before the patched the 3min loading as soon as you entered or exited an instance. But it's mostly confusing. I can't thing of one thing i like about it so far. Apart for the graphics.
     
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    Yea I am getting the long load time problems too. It takes me like upwards of 30 seconds :( They need to fix this ASAP.

    As for the new DLC. It's in Chapter 2 and you have to collect 60 Harpie Feathers and bring it back to the guy (forgot his name) and he will give you a lot of $$ and who knows even a suprise? It's right before the TROLL scene (have to rescue Trolls wife). In that area, especially near the cave there are many Harpies. I have 50 feathers right now, but I have to go to work. I will upload a video on Youtube later and show everybody.
     
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    I was speaking of the first game. I didn't have any problems with loading times in assassins of kings.
     
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    The Witcher 2 :Assassins of Kings v2.0 (kind like Enhanced Edition of the first game)

    http://www.gamersgate.com/DD-W2AOKUS/the-witcher-2-assassins-of-kings-digital-premium

     
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    Hi guys,I went back to the game after some time cos I missed some rpg gameplay and of course I want to finish the game :) I have a little problem,which doesnt affect the gameplay at all,yet its somewhat annoying.Its a graphical glitch of some sort or something - Gerald's legs doesnt show LOL only his boots and the rest of the body :roll:
    as auto patcher iin STEAM is enabled,the game should be up to date,Ive also tried fresh install,but no luck..anybody experienced this?pls give some advice,thanks! :)
     
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    Probably involves a major update to their new DRM so screw that. Doesn't sound like anything fantastic was added anyway.
     
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    So true,infact,before I didnt have any issues at all,or lets say nothing major..but now(just a minute ago all my HUD and GUI just disappeared,couldnt even quit the game,so had to stop the process)...silly
     
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    I haven't had any issues but I am going to play it again :)

    The only thing is that my .NET Framework is funky because it always has to do a Maintenance and Repair Progress when I play it.
     
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    Yeah, i had it too. It's kinda annoying thing. Btw, 25 fps (high preset) is it ok for my rig? I'm getting it during a first fight, right after jupmping out seige tower alongside with king Foltest.
     
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    What a freaking treat of a game!

    The Witcher 2 Thread = 466 posts.
    Skyrim Thread = 3668 posts and an 'Offical Sticky'.

    What a bunch of sheep the world is full off.

    That Sykrim is a boring bland sprawling repetative gayfest. What is wrong with people that they buy into all the hype instead of just admitting that they are bored out of their skulls with the empty landscapes, the sheer amount of pointless 'go there, get that' missions and the painfully boring never ending combat required to trudge through one fricking dungeon after another. Did I mention the gaylord dialogue and the complete lack of personality in any of the NPC's? Sheeeeesh...game of the year gimme a f-ing break!

    The Witcher 2 on the other hand....wow what a f-king treat! Never seen anything quite like this before. Great combat, stunning graphics, characters brimming with individual personality and a gripping intriguing storyline that genuinely has you on the edge of your seat and is packed full of wit, wisdom, shocks and surprises.

    I bought this on release but have never played it until now. How the hell Sykrim is rated above this is well beyond me......except that probably half of the gamers in the world are Americans (with plenty retards in other countries as well).
     
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    love both games, what Skyrim lacks imo is the "epicness moments ", i guess its one of the downsides of having a user created character and having the personality decided by the player. The Witcher 2 had fixed character for Geralt and you will always remember him for being like that even when having several options with the dialogue/decision (i wished they brought back the more extreme decision making consequences in the first Witcher tho). I only replayed Witcher 2 twice tho for both paths, and havent played it ever since (might play it soon if im in themood), while in Skyrim and Bethesda's other titles, i could spend hundreds of hours for even just one character, usually depends on the player on how he/she imagines the gameworld/sandbox (simply ploughing through the quests is boring).

    Another gem im playing (which may not appeal to most wrpg players) is Xenoblade (jRPG). It has the "epicness moments" and has sandbox style gameplay. Heck the gameworld itself imo is epic enough lol. (You live in the corpse of a super massive god/titan/sentinel). Last time i enjoyed a jRPG was back in the SNES and PS1 days.
    Xenoblade is not having much media attention/hype being exclusive only to Wii (and Japan and Europe only, tho its now scheduled to be released in the US this April)
     
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    You can make your fucking point without being a insulting dick, you know. And while TW2 is definitely underplayed and as such underrated I definitely don't agree with what you're saying. Skyrim grabbed and interested me way more than TW2 ever did (and I waited and tried again after "2.0" and also played and loved the first one). I will go back and play it at some point but if loving the time I've haivng playing Skyrim makes me a "sheep" then baaaahhhhh, foo.
     
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    It is true that TW2 owns Skyrims story by a unbelievable amount.. I like both games a lot but shit at least i played though TW2 were as with Skyrim even how much i like it find my self playing Minecraft a lot more LMAO.
     
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    IDK, are you speaking of the specific story of Skyrim itself? Cause I find the TES world and lore to be much more engrossing. Not to take anything away from Geralt etc which is really cool too.
     
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    witcher is very linear, and very story driven. skyrim is an open world to explore - i like skyrim's story more than oblivion's - but all elder scroll's stories are different from the witcher series.

    witcher is concise & engaging, following geralt through his adventure. elder scrolls are epic and far-reaching, not following anyone particularly- even you , even if you're the dovakin and all that good stuff, you are still just a minor part in this huge world. it's woven together through pieces and substories.

    totally different in my mind. if you are looking for a movie/book type story, beginning to end simple and engaging, go with witcher. i love the series. but elder scrolls is different. if you're looking for a tight in your face story with an elder scrolls game you're doing it wrong ;)
     
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    The problem with Skyrim is it takes a 5 hour playing session in order to gain the same sense of intrigue in this vast virtual world as you can get from 30 minutes of playing The Witcher 2. And before you state that this is because Skyrim is open and free roaming whereas the Witcher follows a much tighter and more stage managed script, I would make the same comparison between any Bethesda game (I have thought pretty much the same about them all) and Gothic1+2 / Risen, and those are large open free roaming arcade action RGPs.....but they are interesting from within 5 minutes of turning them on with all the same rewards for the long concentration span gamer who is willing to spend hours at a time immersed in a virtual fantasy land.

    The problem with Bethesda games is that they are just boring. Admittedly they are stunningly presented;they are filled with cracking ideas, they must have taken a hell of a lot planning; and in there somewhere is a master piece screaming to get out like if they remade Star Wars with all the same scenes in it but padded it out by putting in lots more pointless laser gun battles and included scenes of Han Solo et al tidying up and brushing thier teeth. Such a film would bore most cinema goers to death but undeniably, somewhere in there would still be an amazing film.

    Anyways.......I am off to play the Witcher 2 right now......and unlike Skyrim, I dont have to get drunk or high in order to feel motivated to play it.....the pace of the game is electric and I cant wait..

    ....even better....2moro I get my 7970 and will be able to turn my shadows up from 'Medium' to 'High' or even 'Ultra' and still get a solid 60FPS.....great investment!
     
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    Risen is a great game, but the story is plain jane rpg. gothic stories are nothing special either. i just plain disagree with you, elder scrolls stories are better than gothic or risen, and the reason witcher is more engaging is because it's a movie script.
     
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