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Discussion in 'Games' started by Toothless, Sep 14, 2017.

  1. Toothless

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    It's a game about being a bee with more shapes and polygons and less optimization than any game from EA and Ubisoft combined. It has some of the most insane system requirements over any game I have seen and is a VERY resource intensive game.

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    My first thoughts were at the system requirements but quickly skimped over them. While interesting it wasn't worth getting bothered over.

    Gameplay is a bit wonky as there is a delay to controls and has a "smooth delay" to them. Not very responsive but not jagged.

    Your main goal is to fly around the grass and flowers as a normal bee would do, and land on one here and there. I found my bee in space somehow.
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    These are just my thoughts. Anyone else give it a try?

    Also it crippled my 1080Ti with a 117% power limit. (1974mhz core clock) and used four threads on my 4790k. Don't bother with the ram because all you need is half a gig.
     
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    Wow! Such high requirements has got to be poor optimization. What engine....unity?
     
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    Not sure but I'll give the game a b/10 anyway.
     
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    Yup, it's the Unity engine. Good guess, what made you think it was?
     
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    Another game to alert Jim Sterling to
     
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    They're just mining bitcoin in the background lol.
     
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    Its a beehive of activity
     
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    Crap performance, nuff said, and it doesn't even matter what rig you have, it just runs like a turd going uphill.

    Now this is a plausible alternative, but then it can't be Unity based
     
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    So basically this is Furmark in game form.
     
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    A bee-autiful plot twist!
     
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    Just so you know. Hearthstone is a game that's made with the unity engine and it looks beautiful.

    Asset flippers arent known to spend time and effort trying to optimise something they know people wont really play
     
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    I don't think it's a lack of optimization... I think the performance hit is inherent to the fact that they're rendering that bee with similar techniques that Furmark uses.... I mean look at the bee's "hair"... That looks exactly like the old CPU/GPU torture tests. The "furry doughnut" from ATItool back in the day. I think this is more of a tech demo, experiment, whatever. I wouldn't dog the creators for not "optimizing" when the point seems to be to make something inherently taxing. I don't know anything about the devs or why they did this, but there is really no other reason for them to do it that way.
     
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    Correct but then again Blizzard has some really, really strong dev teams and neverending QA. They'll most likely have revamped it completely and stripped every unnecessary component.

    @Papahyooie spot on, that was my first thought as well, except I related it to EVGA's OC tools :D

    INb4 the first topic titled 'Bought a 1080ti to play (b)'
     
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    Unity made Sonic 2006 Tech Demo Beautiful
     
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