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    dark messiah... Buggiest game ever?

    bought dark messiah yesterday and tho the game itself seems to be pretty good...

    it WILL not stop crashing in a myriad of different ways.

    my computer is pretty stable and has never crashed in any of the recent games i bought, CoH, oblivion, FEAR, or any source engine games like hl2, css, or dods.

    It wont even run load at all in 1280x1024!

    anyone else having problems?

    running on a 7900gt by the way, and no it hasnt died yet, because it runs everything else perfectly...

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    Pre-ordered mine and still has not come yet, will post back when it does

    I'm also on a 7900GT.

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    I've not had any problems at all with it, working perfectly fine apart from the very occasional graphical glitch (and only very small ones at that).

    Mines on a 7800GTX though, but it's going fine on max settings at 1280x1024.


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    i suffered that too.......i'm sure it's a sound card issue.

    Milesfast sound is a right old drain on most systems.

    It crashed on me three times in the first 15 mniutes too.....walking on horse back to the gates, trying to make it through the gates and then fighting the big old trolly thing with the ballista.

    Shame.

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    Hmm well, out of interest, did any of you guys try the demo? I did and didn't suffer any problems, just wondering if this is the case with you too, and the issue has only come about in the final version?

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    No issues with demo or release version @ 1680x1050

    I vote Gothic 3 as buggiest recent game...so much potential not play tested and left unbalanced

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    Sounds like EA have got some competition with Battlefield 2 D:!

    When I tried the Demo out, seemed fine. But completely different set up here.

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    aye the demo ran perfectly for me, just the full game that is spacking about...

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    Quote Originally Posted by unreal View Post
    Sounds like EA have got some competition with Battlefield 2 D:!
    lol I wouldn't go that far at all, BF2 and 2142 are a complete mess.

    Sounds like a cheap PCI soundcard like cheap audigy would solve your problems.

    There are lots of bad reviews for DM out right now and I can't quite figure out why. I think the reviewers were expecting something like Oblivion, I would call this an FPS more than an RPG, give this game to an open minded reviewer who likes both FPSes and RPGs and I'm sure it'll get a fantastic score.
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    Should play it, but probably have to scale back the settings a fair bit.


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    Nah you are all wrong lol Boiling Point was the buggiest game ever - read the list of fixes in the 200mb + patch

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    For me it randomly crashes to the desktop or when you get the loading block in the middle of the screen (just after the Ballista bit - level 1) it locks up with a windows mouse pointer.

    When this happens I have to hard reset the system to get back into it.

    I never had any probs at all with the demo though.

    I have a Soundblaster Live 5.1 and have the KX audio drivers for it, had to put those drivers on as Scarface had no sound at all. Also got the latest official Nvidia drivers installed.

    Seems quite strange the different problems including myself are having.

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