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  • #16
    Well, since I'm bored,

    @Michael
    At the forum, when logged out, at top right corner where it says phoronix.com or something, the link is bugged and goes to ->
    htp://www.phoronix.com/
    instead of http://www.phoronix.com/

    Roger and out.

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    • #17
      Unigine should partner with Canonical to put this game available at Ubuntu Software Center.
      So, more people could know about this title.

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      • #18
        Originally posted by fernandoc1 View Post
        Unigine should partner with Canonical to put this game available at Ubuntu Software Center.
        So, more people could know about this title.
        Sure, but first they'd have to bundle it up in a dpkg with an XDG launcher shortcut, and make it depend upon having proprietary drivers installed (or at least put up a warning that it doesn't work with open drivers).

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        • #19
          Originally posted by allquixotic View Post
          Sure, but first they'd have to bundle it up in a dpkg with an XDG launcher shortcut, and make it depend upon having proprietary drivers installed (or at least put up a warning that it doesn't work with open drivers).
          I think that Ubuntu should take advantage from Phoronix tools to benchmark systems during the installation, so people could be aware if their systems will be capable to run titles like this Unigine game.

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          • #20
            When the game is completed with good multiplayer it will absolutely be worth $20, so I recommend preordering the game to support the developers. The beta even runs well and looks great on my "old" laptop with a GeForce 8700M GT.

            But anyway, the sales would benefit greatly from a demo versions, I think many people hesitate preordering not knowing how well it would run.

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            • #21
              I tested pts 3 with heaven profile. The thing is: basically you can not correctly compare gfx cards with only 1 setting. There should be 2 profiles, one with tessellation and one without. If you use the tessellation profile with a card that does not support opengl 4 it should just write an error. Otherwise some may think that old opengl 2.x/3.x cards are even faster than opengl 4 cards. Which is only possible because the opengl 4 cards run the demo with tessellation and the others without. There is no way to disable tesselation without "cheating" - that means changeing the config file.

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              • #22
                Originally posted by jakubo View Post
                i guess nobody likes oil rigs these days...
                That may be more true than anyone had guessed two years ago.

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