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Apart from sneaking, how would the game be affected if I turned off (or lowered) most of the shadows settings (the ones mentionned by Crazyeyesreaper earlier...)

???
 

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Apart from sneaking, how would the game be affected if I turned off (or lowered) most of the shadows settings (the ones mentionned by Crazyeyesreaper earlier...)

???
i tried medium shadows, and everything looked really, really well lit.

unfortunately the graphics realism really requires the shadows to be turned up.
 
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arrrr....

I just went ahead and wrote a complaint to Bethesda about the poor optimization, not that I think they'll care that much, but just that I figure someone has to say something...

Here's the link if you wanna express your opinion to them about the "poor optimization" in your own words:

http://www.bethsoft.com/eng/contact_email.php
 

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yea i already did that. anything you complain about will not reach the design team so its rather worthless, altho i did troll 3 Tiers of there techsupport for my own amusement made them back peddle and unable to answer questions was pretty hilarious. I know I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE for the LAA fix supposedly coming in the next patch but it seems to line up pretty well ;) since thats the main focus of my trolling them.
 
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pathetic bethesda ...............

nothing else to add :|
 
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arrrr....

I just went ahead and wrote a complaint to Bethesda about the poor optimization, not that I think they'll care that much, but just that I figure someone has to say something...

Here's the link if you wanna express your opinion to them about the "poor optimization" in your own words:

http://www.bethsoft.com/eng/contact_email.php


Maybe if every pc gamer sent them a message telling them to and GPU shadows and multicore support they'll do it. :laugh:


In all seriousness though it would benefit the consoles to right?
 
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Maybe if every pc gamer sent them a message telling them to and GPU shadows and multicore support they'll do it. :laugh:


In all seriousness though it would benefit the consoles to right?
Doesn't hurt to try. Message sent.
 
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yea i already did that. anything you complain about will not reach the design team so its rather worthless, altho i did troll 3 Tiers of there techsupport for my own amusement made them back peddle and unable to answer questions was pretty hilarious. I know I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE for the LAA fix supposedly coming in the next patch but it seems to line up pretty well ;) since thats the main focus of my trolling them.
good god I hope you only troll because of the anonymous-ity of the internet. troll like that at a restaurant and I bet you'll end up eating special gravy. :slap:
 
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good god I hope you only troll because of the anonymous-ity of the internet. troll like that at a restaurant and I bet you'll end up eating special gravy. :slap:
Pfft everyone knows not to troll the people making your food :laugh:


Not unless you plan on never going back, then you can do it after the meal has be served : ]
 

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nope i called them up they have my phone number,

Tier 2 called me back i let them have it just as i let Tier 1 have it then Tier 3 support messaged me via Email

i didnt bash them i just trolled there tech support with superior knowledge of there own products and even listed half the questions they would ask me before they asked, its why i got to tier 2 and tier 3 in the first place :roll:

For some reason im really good at being a mooch

Free TT 1050w Tough power grand PSU
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2 gpus with a free ssd from customer service.
half my steam games were free...

and apparently im also EXTREMELY good at being a complete and utter pain in the ass,

I simply stated to all 3 techs that my college background with 8 years of working with there game engine that i have far more knowledge then anyone in there tech department I also explained how easy LAA patch was, and that there DRM choice broke it for no real reason, I also mentioned that there practices hurt the regular consumer not the pirate whom dosent need to give up driver optimizations for stability, I then linked them to every single post i could find on the internet that spelled out there stupidity when it comes to LAA, and then around week later we get an annoucement that a future patch will have LAA by default overall its pretty hilarious i had NO impact in there decision but the timing was pretty good haha.

as for the food argument I KNOW the people whom make my food personally i can order a custom meal with just a simple name and have it ready the way i want momentarily, with proper price etc, The people in my region are poor so. most work in resturants / fast food joints so not a big deal :roll:
 
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and apparently im also EXTREMELY good at being a complete and utter pain in the ass
LOL this is news? ;)

Whatever; I think the LAA patch should be named after you. I mean officially!
 

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apparently to some people on TPU yes it is wrigleyvillian, i mean i would honestly expect people to know this by now but. assumptions make asses of us all

and LAA patch named after me would be this awesome

 
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Lol @ photo!

Well, the game's a really good one. The only drawback (and I mentioned this somewhere in this forum before November) was that they decided on the awesomely cool date of 11-11-11. Meaning that no matter what happened the game had to be released on that date at all costs. And fixes would follow later.
 
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I'm disappointed. I thought you meant lightning in the context of weather effects. It would be really cool to have thunder storms.
Stalker devs + Bethesda devs ? ( Also the people who make the Atmosphere mod)

I excite myself at the very thought !

Never will happen though : [

Probably possible to build a traditional RPG using the xray engine mind you.
 

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Mlee, Thats a beautiful shot. You runnin any mods? Mine doesn't look that way.
 
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Mlee, Thats a beautiful shot. You runnin any mods? Mine doesn't look that way.
Just Skyrim4GB. :)

Ultra settings with maxed AA/AF. My little 470 can handle bout 60 fps, sometimes the fog kicks it's ass.

But it's my 970 thats really handling business. I'll try to snap a screen cap of task manager, that'll be fun. :)
 
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Thats cuz this game doesn't know a i7 from an XBox.
 

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Pfft everyone knows not to troll the people making your food :laugh:


Not unless you plan on never going back, then you can do it after the meal has be served : ]
we discussed this at my work last night, about how no ones trolled us for a while.


we think they learned their lessons.
 
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I'm disappointed. I thought you meant lightning in the context of weather effects. It would be really cool to have thunder storms.
Lol should have added Lightning from FF13 XD

Anyway, Wes Johnson doing the arrow in the knee voice lolol (the original voice actor of the imperial guards in oblivion)
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Wes is just plain awesome, I kinda miss the Imperial Guards voice, should have played a role for guards in Skyrim :D
 

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Wot FanMods ini tweaks should I make before starting the game.

I am thinking about giving Skyrim a try.

Could anyone recommend a few good ini tweaks and a good, nay, the best UI mod?
 
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I am thinking about giving Skyrim a try.

Could anyone recommend a few good ini tweaks and a good, nay, the best UI mod?
SKY UI, without a doubt.

Although to be fair, there's only one other :laugh: