TF PC game: Forcing Hi Res assets on

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Postby Subsonika » Fri Jul 27, 2007 3:43 pm

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Subsonika wrote:tbh i have no idea what u r talking about :oops:


umm...why did you reply then? not being nasty...just wondering


it was a subtle way of saying "i too have the TF PC Game but do not know what you mean by forcing hi res stuff"

I take it you're either a) a console gamer by nature, b) able to have the High-Res assets on (you lucky punk!), or c) just assumed that modern 'next-gen' games would have low-res textures and graphics that don't look like those we expect/have seen in the screenshots.



ahhhh i do have a hi powered 3d graphic card...
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Postby 1337W422102 » Fri Jul 27, 2007 3:48 pm

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Subsonika wrote:
1337W422102 wrote:
Subsonika wrote:
Robo-Chugster wrote:
Subsonika wrote:tbh i have no idea what u r talking about :oops:


umm...why did you reply then? not being nasty...just wondering


it was a subtle way of saying "i too have the TF PC Game but do not know what you mean by forcing hi res stuff"

I take it you're either a) a console gamer by nature, b) able to have the High-Res assets on (you lucky punk!), or c) just assumed that modern 'next-gen' games would have low-res textures and graphics that don't look like those we expect/have seen in the screenshots.



ahhhh i do have a hi powered 3d graphic card...

That's the thing, so do I! Yet when I go into the game's options menu (I think it's the video settings option), the 'Enable Hi-Res Assets' option is off and greyed-out, so I cannot access it. In the .ini file, Hi-Res assets are also disabled, and enabling them in the file doesn't turn them on in the game. Robo seems to be having the same problem.
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Postby Subsonika » Fri Jul 27, 2007 4:47 pm

i didn't even notice that before. but i just clicked on it and turned it on no problem. weird.
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Postby 1337W422102 » Tue Jul 31, 2007 9:26 pm

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Subsonika wrote:i didn't even notice that before. but i just clicked on it and turned it on no problem. weird.

What video card are you using?

If you don't know, rightclick on 'My Computer,' click on the 'Hardware' tab, then on 'Device Manager,' then click on the + beside 'Display Adapters.'

I'm just annoyed because I'm using an ATI All-In-Wonder 9800, which I think should be enough. Half-Life 2 and F.E.A.R. look phenomenal on my system, and I strongly doubt that the Transformers game is more demanding than HL2 or FEAR.
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Postby Phenotype » Wed Aug 01, 2007 6:10 am

1337W422102 wrote:That's the thing, so do I! Yet when I go into the game's options menu (I think it's the video settings option), the 'Enable Hi-Res Assets' option is off and greyed-out, so I cannot access it. In the .ini file, Hi-Res assets are also disabled, and enabling them in the file doesn't turn them on in the game. Robo seems to be having the same problem.


That's really bizaree, I don't even have a very good graphics card but it allows me to turn them on and off. In fact they were already turned on the first time I played the game and it was slower than **** so I turned them off and the game plays much faster now but the graphics don't really look any different. Strange huh?
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Postby Subsonika » Wed Aug 01, 2007 11:09 am

1337W422102 wrote:
Subsonika wrote:i didn't even notice that before. but i just clicked on it and turned it on no problem. weird.

What video card are you using?

If you don't know, rightclick on 'My Computer,' click on the 'Hardware' tab, then on 'Device Manager,' then click on the + beside 'Display Adapters.'

I'm just annoyed because I'm using an ATI All-In-Wonder 9800, which I think should be enough. Half-Life 2 and F.E.A.R. look phenomenal on my system, and I strongly doubt that the Transformers game is more demanding than HL2 or FEAR.


i have ATI X1600 - with hi res on the game lags a little so i keep it off anyway. i think the game is particularly greedy as my other newest title, CNC3 plays just fine with all graphics set highest.
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