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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13780 on: December 23, 2014, 07:06:48 PM »
Go figure, it's something we'll need to see as the game gets closer to the port to UE4.  I'm honestly expecting to have to upgrade myself, as I only have a GTX 645(darn my keyboard, had to hit the 4 key ten times there!).  While the card runs UE3 games like mass effect and UT3 fine I do see some limits in some newer games.  Heck I still remember the core reason UT3 was as unpopular as it was; people couldn't run the game within any reasonable extent without the best hardware.  It made it on the PS3 but not on the PC.

It's something we should definitely keep in mind as the transition to UE4 comes closer to a reality for CoX.
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13781 on: December 23, 2014, 07:07:04 PM »
IIRC you don't need anything very special on the graphics card front to run UE4, you just don't run it on extreme settings. IIRC Nate Downes deliberately uses an old laptop for some of his testing to make sure it will run on that.

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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13782 on: December 23, 2014, 07:15:56 PM »
IIRC you don't need anything very special on the graphics card front to run UE4, you just don't run it on extreme settings. IIRC Nate Downes deliberately uses an old laptop for some of his testing to make sure it will run on that.

Source http://cityoftitans.com/forum/running-game-pc
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Nice to hear that Nate and MWM are using older things to test the capabilities for CoT.

Knowing me, even though I might not have to, I'll upgrade my graphics card just to be able to run it on the extreme settings ;)
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13783 on: December 23, 2014, 09:38:05 PM »
I'm developing Revival using an EVGA NVidia GTX-660 Ti FTW Edition.
So, At the very very least...Anything better than that will do fine.

I haven't done extensive testing, but I do know it runs on an old GTX-260. Our programmer's video card died, and that's what she's stuck with now.
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13784 on: December 23, 2014, 10:10:24 PM »
I'm developing Revival using an EVGA NVidia GTX-660 Ti FTW Edition.
So, At the very very least...Anything better than that will do fine.

I haven't done extensive testing, but I do know it runs on an old GTX-260. Our programmer's video card died, and that's what she's stuck with now.

Excellent. I also know that part of what makes graphics work out is the kind of processor you're using. My brother-in-law, who works in IT, worked with me on my computer, and something he said was that upgrading the GPU is useless if you don't have the CPU to back it up. I could be totally talking out my bum, but maybe, at least so far, the stuff that's making UE more usable is actually the processing unit, rather than the graphics card itself.
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13785 on: December 24, 2014, 12:50:50 AM »
IIRC you don't need anything very special on the graphics card front to run UE4, you just don't run it on extreme settings. IIRC Nate Downes deliberately uses an old laptop for some of his testing to make sure it will run on that.

Source http://cityoftitans.com/forum/running-game-pc
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Thats good to hear.  I honestly was worried about that :).  I just don't like playing any game with textures themselves toned down ultimately resulting in grainy unrecognizable characters that many games often do when lowering settings.  I mean I can live without some things but certainly texture quality matters to me.
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13786 on: December 24, 2014, 12:51:57 AM »
I'm developing Revival using an EVGA NVidia GTX-660 Ti FTW Edition.
So, At the very very least...Anything better than that will do fine.

I haven't done extensive testing, but I do know it runs on an old GTX-260. Our programmer's video card died, and that's what she's stuck with now.

Ahh, thats nice to see.
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13787 on: December 24, 2014, 01:03:09 AM »
Any processor made in the last few years (with the exception of the lowest end models) should be able to deal with their part of running a game.  The crux of the load falls on the GPU, the frame buffer of the card, and system memory.  The processor basically just keeps things moving along as they should.  I am sure most of us will be able to deal with CoH when it comes back in I23 form.  Later iterations might require some minor upgrades if you were right at the edge of acceptable performance.

I look forward to finding out.
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13788 on: December 24, 2014, 01:15:14 AM »
IIRC you don't need anything very special on the graphics card front to run UE4, you just don't run it on extreme settings. IIRC Nate Downes deliberately uses an old laptop for some of his testing to make sure it will run on that.

That's pretty awesome - always glad to see when developers are keeping in mind that everybody doesn't run the latest stuff.
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13789 on: December 24, 2014, 01:35:37 AM »
I wonder how many die-hards went to another NCSoft game?   

I'm talking about the people who would come back if/when CoH comes back.   That can't be very many players.

I don't think many at all. I am sure there are some, but [from what I've seen] the vast majority of people burned by the closure of Our Favorite Game were/are WAY too mad at NCSoft to invest any significant time in another of their games.

The current troubles Wildstar is/are undergoing are proof of the wisdom of such a strategy.

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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13790 on: December 24, 2014, 02:46:42 AM »
I don't think many at all. I am sure there are some, but [from what I've seen] the vast majority of people burned by the closure of Our Favorite Game were/are WAY too mad at NCSoft to invest any significant time in another of their games.

The current troubles Wildstar is/are undergoing are proof of the wisdom of such a strategy.

Agreed. Though the reasons for the shutdown have become more clear with time, the fact is that the shutdown was handled poorly by NCSoft.   I lost track of all the people on the old CoH boards vowing to never touch an NCSoft title again.
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« Reply #13791 on: December 24, 2014, 03:21:18 AM »
I never vowed that I wouldn't touch an NCSoft title again. I just don't feel that I could trust them to keep any game open for long that is not a rock solid hit in Asia. So, I most likely wouldn't try any of them. I don't hate NCSoft. I just don't trust them to actually think of their Non-Asian customers when making decisions concerning any of their games. Also, I'm not really interested in any of the games that they have out.
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13792 on: December 24, 2014, 04:13:51 AM »
Okay, I admit it.  I'm jones'ing.  I just spent the last 10 minutes staring at my computer screen, lamenting the fact I could not go candy cane hunting over my winter staycation.

I'm a patient man, but I have limits.  PLEASE bring it back soon. 
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13793 on: December 24, 2014, 06:10:36 AM »
I'm developing Revival using an EVGA NVidia GTX-660 Ti FTW Edition.
So, At the very very least...Anything better than that will do fine.

I haven't done extensive testing, but I do know it runs on an old GTX-260. Our programmer's video card died, and that's what she's stuck with now.

For those of that joined team red I hope it runs well for us as well.

I was an evga fan boy for the longest time but I haven't been happy with the sky rocketing price of nvidia and intel products the last few years.

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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13794 on: December 24, 2014, 01:54:34 PM »
That's pretty awesome - always glad to see when developers are keeping in mind that everybody doesn't run the latest stuff.

Yeah, to me, that kind of foresight and consideration is really encouraging to see.
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13795 on: December 24, 2014, 02:21:21 PM »
I'm developing Revival using an EVGA NVidia GTX-660 Ti FTW Edition.
So, At the very very least...Anything better than that will do fine.

Perfect!!  I just installed this card in August.  Bring it on!!

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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13796 on: December 25, 2014, 12:38:08 PM »
Running an EVGA GTX 770 (4GB) and i7-4790k @ 4.0 Ghz on my gaming computer, which is a major upgrade from the computer I was using to play CoH back then. So I at least know that computer will handle the Maintenance Mode version well enough, and hopefully a UE4 port. My main question though, is if original CoH had a Mac version, will Maintenance Mode and UE4 versions as well? Would like to be able to play both on my laptop when not at home if/when they are available.

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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13797 on: December 26, 2014, 09:12:28 AM »
Hmmmm....might have to move up to a 770 if they really make use of all the UE4 eye candy.  Oh darn! ;-)
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Re: New efforts!
« Reply #13798 on: December 26, 2014, 02:40:31 PM »

I'm running a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti.  Hopefully that will be good enough.

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« Reply #13799 on: December 26, 2014, 03:05:33 PM »
Agreed. Though the reasons for the shutdown have become more clear with time, the fact is that the shutdown was handled poorly by NCSoft.   I lost track of all the people on the old CoH boards vowing to never touch an NCSoft title again.

I was and still am one. But if they do the deal and allow CoH to return, I'll sub to one of there games for a month or two as way of saying thanks. Prolly won't play, but still.
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