Thursday, November 19, 2009

Is Crysis well optimised ?

Crysis and Crysis Warhead are very well optimized. But both games have 3 times the processibg load of games made on Unreal Engine, due to larger environments, draw distance, AI complexity, and stress on gfx cards for Dynamic Effects. If the effects are preprocessed like HalfLife 2, Crysis can easily run anywhere, but all the cool dynamic lighting and destructible environments have to be sacrificed. And sinc ewe have the gfx cards of today it is logical to use them and stress them for more new features. I agree games need gameplay first, but gameplay is very subjective issue differing among people, whereas graphics is easily decided upon and Crysis simply seems to reign supreme there for 2-3 more years. But it does look best Graphics wise.
Also Arma 2 stutters on very high on my machine whice runs Crysis Warhead without lag. Arma 2 has far much bigger levels and rendering load then crysis, but by its very nature of long range tactical gameplay it need such features. Also except operation flashpoint 2 DR, there is not other game comparable to Arma 2 today. Crysis itself has very good AI, and gameplay even if not unique is different. Being different some people may not like it. Also last 1/4 levels of Crysis are total stupid, but first 3/4 is real good.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Making names in Fantsy and Science Fiction

I still didnot saw Hellboy 2, Underworld 1, Underworld 2(funny when I consider the fact, despite I am very intereseted in them). I was more busy writing novel and doing programming for the game, but increasingly my time is being engulfed by writing novels.
I like writing it anyway, and there is so much to learn. It is taking time, as I am busy deciding names for things and peoples in various races,and I want them different to each other, but similar in-between. for which I am selecting alphabet groups based on linguistic divisions(in Hindi) and overlapping as required to create that unique feel in names. And also names for word roots, prefixes and suffixes for words which are very common in fantasy - as I donot want to write complete dictionary - like vik = man, via = women.
Using it Dorvik is male dwarf and Sylvia is a woman. Further more syl = forest and Dor = may be caves. So sylvia is a nature power user wizard. Also note taht different races will need different words for same roots. like dwarwen word for man will be different like own, using it Dorv becomes Dorown.
Also there will be a common speech also. vik and via are words of common speech and as such can be easily used by any races.
Also names in a family, village, country, race need to be similar in that order but still bit different to each other group in that order. That is why Elessar(elven) and Khazad(Dwarven), feel so different. But Gimli son of gloin and, Aragon son of Arathorn are similar to in between them.

I am liking this system and it is working well and will solve the naming problem for future as well. Names need to mean something in mythology and need to sound sweet. Like Polgara(David Eddings - Belgariad), Cazaril(Lois Bujold - Curse of Chalion), simple but fantasy like. I am not in favour of unpronouncable names like xblmerphe and xnblmerphe, which many SF authors use. See how easy it is to pronounce Gimli or Gandalf.
For SF good examples are Salvor Hardin, Bel Riose,(Isaac Asimov-Foundation), Bran Sol(my own).
I am using alphabets from Hindi as it contains all the sounds pronouncable in any language, meaning if you can speak hindi clearly you can speak any language(For ex. japanese does not have L, so they pronounce Hotel close to Hoter.)

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Review of new games

I completed X-Men Wolverine's Origin and it turned out to be a funny game overall. Now I am completing Halo 2 and after that I think of Gears of War 1.(recently I downloaded a patch which will save the save games in My Games folder instead of in a windows live account. Halo 2 also does that, and if u format your computer, which I do lot often, all the save games are lost of Halo 2 and Gears of War. Putting save files for Halo 2 says damaged profile and Gears of War save games could not be found.) Really I am thinking Microsoft is itself killing PC gaming at the cost of XBox360. Windows for live is pathetic and Games for Windows tend to have Save file issues lot of times. It was so easy with quake 2 which saved directly in installed location. Luckily all are not fools and steam games like HL2 also tend to store in installed location or documents folder. Losing save files is really stupid and inability to save them and restore is really bad. I have 2 dvds full of only various save games. Then there is the problem of mouse sensitivity and Quick save on PC ports of console games. Even UT3 got dumbeed down for Consoles and "looks and feels real(y) like a PC port of console game" to quote Unreal demo movies.

RAGE is developed primarily for consoles and Tim Willits will scream at id if anyone is found using mouse and keyboard(like Steve Balmer).

And Supreme Commander 2 on XBox 360(imagine playing RTS without mouse, if not impossible it is certainly less fun) Already there are lots of dumb average shooters, which one plays and then try to get rid of DVD, not collect it in collection like Half-Life series. People even have Doom disks in collection.

I bought ARMA 2. Really the Island is very big, massive scale, But game is too much miltary simulation and less fun. It feels more like GRAW but on lot big scale. But again many people like serious game like ARMA 2. It has one big city and some villages. But you cannot enter many buildings(Open World). Oblivion is more open then.
It clearly seems that RPG gameplay is more suited to games with very large levels. Graphics are less then Crysis say 60% of Crysis. It seems Crysis will still remain the pretiest game(And it is actually quite fun till one fights aliens). I tried Far Cry 2 once again but again I am feeling bored.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Windows 7 The Best OS of Microsoft after Windows XP

Windows 7 has gone into manufacturing on July 22, 2009 and with general retail availability set for October 22, 2009.
Well atleast on time as comapred to Windows Vista.
It is tauted as "Refined" Windows Vista. So you sold Unrefined stuff as premium and Ultimate and Genuine, you nasty, mishchiveous Uncle Bill.(Gates not Clinton). While Bush was raking in refineries you were so unrefined how aweful.
Lucky for you that your name is Bill Gates. Atleast you can make a living by selling books on how to become millionaire if u become Bankrupt so you are secured far better than American Social Security plan can offer. Atleast you accepted in interview taht Vista was the worst Window and you atleast remedied it.
But as always it is the pattern of one good Window after another good Window with a bad Window in between.

Anyway Windows 7 looks good, Ok it looks like it is not made by color blinds and has all the primary colors red, green, blue, yellow in right place, as compared to Black and White Vista.

Features are just so good and really needed while doing away with unecessary ones. All the godies of XP are restored. And there is XP Mode to run all older applications.(this is equal to a virtual pc running XP SP 3 in your windows 7). So now you can safely and easily use 64 bit Windows 7. Especially good for people who really need to use closed source old legacy critical Applications. I know one person who still has one pc with Windows 98 due to a Application required for his business.

Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate will be available for retail sale in most countries.
Get Professional or Ultimate as XPM is not available in Home editions. And get 64 bit only as many applications are becoming 64 Bit.
I use 64 bit Vista and apart from minor problems(All solved) I like it very much.
Also Windows 7 runs faster then Vista on same hardware as it is lot more optimized.

-- Removed Features --
A number of capabilities and certain programs that were a part of Windows Vista are no longer present or have changed, resulting in the removal of certain functionality. Some notable Windows Vista features and components have been replaced or removed in Windows 7, including the classic Start Menu user interface, Windows Ultimate Extras, InkBall, and Windows Calendar. Three applications bundled with Windows Vista — Windows Photo Gallery, Windows Movie Maker, and Windows Mail — are not included with Windows 7, but are instead available for free in a separate package called Windows Live Essentials. Additionally, it is no longer possible to eliminate anti-aliased text from the user interface.
-- end --

Unlike in Windows Vista, window borders and the taskbar do not turn opaque when a window is maximized with Windows Aero applied. Instead, they remain transparent.

The taskbar has seen the biggest visual changes, where the Quick Launch toolbar has been replaced with pinning applications to the taskbar. Buttons for pinned applications are integrated with the task buttons. LIKE MAC OSX.

*** Games ***
It Contains DIRECTX 11
Windows 7 will run all your Old Games (very old games can easily run in Windows XP Mode option, it is different from the app compatibilty option you chose in Vista. It is a running XP virtual machine inside Windows 7. Meaning Win XP SP3 inside Windows 7, without rebooting, just with a setting for the application. Start the application normally and it will work as if it works in XP)

All in all a very Good OS after Windows XP.

As for Linux the best one currently is Ubuntu 9.0.4(I am using), and Fedora 11. Of which I like Ubuntu much better and I prefer Gnome over KDE or any other.
Ubuntu is the Easiest and Best Linux made for Humans till now. Try it, and you will see the sense in it.

So currently my Own Choice and Recommended is
Windows Vista SP2 64 Bit Ultimate (Windows 7 when it is available)
Ubuntu 9.0.4 or above

In dual Boot.

Next time I will blog about the direction my Nex Wars Game is taking in physics(Like Half-Life 2 interactive) and AI(Half-Life 2 like NPCs and Mosters for sp with Halo type behaviours augmented with Fuzzy Logic), a positional 2D Audio system like miles to blast your room even if you are on 2 speakers stereo like with Vampire Masquerade Redemption. And Graphics for Massive Terrains with seemless indoors and outdoors with new features in Editor for making big levles faster by specifying flags in editor on terrain for replacing them with the 3D model of building, a direction being taken by Far Cry 2 editor and which is upcoming in Unreal Editor. Making procedural cities on procedural terrains and forests. Easy fast tools for terrain generation like Terragen or Crysis Sandbox(Both are so similar)

And a lot of info on my novel, about tactical warfare of humans on elves and brotherhood of assasins. And Psycholgical warfare against the Protagonist.

New RAGE trailer

id software has realeased a new trailer of their new awefully awesome truly freeform in body but not in spirit game called RAGE. The salient points were -
(The ? marks are for views I am not so sure or undecided)

-- The Good --
1.) Shooting is very good and fun and enjoyable.(Like Halo?). Machine gun looks very similar to very good machine gun of Far Cry 2.
2.) Physics is just mindblowing(Comparable to Havok 2.0 like Painkiller?) Still good. Still not better then Crysis.
-- The Bad --
3.) Facial Animation is just ok(But a lot of time is left in release so they may improve it. Interestingly Animation is very good in Crysis(Better than Half-Life 2) but Faacial Aniamtion is far less then Half-Life 2. But this looks more due to bad Art work and low artist effort for animating faces. As the face animation toll in Sandbox was very good complete with features. Still acuracy of Facial Expressions is still the best in Half Life 2 and its Episodes(But other aniamtion as a whole does not feel so smooth)
4.) Story does not seem to be much as required for a good Role Playing Experience. In fact tehre does not seem much variety other than - I am bugged by Mutants, kill them I give you money. For Ex. A quest in Neverwinter Nights was to get the true name of mephistopheles(really different).
-- The Very Bad --
5.) AI - If you see any AI in monsters apart from running and jumping then you sure have good eyes, better than Legolas.
6.) -- Graphics -- Yes it is very bad even considering todays satndards, and this game is still a year from release at a minimum. Yes Graphics of RAGE are very bad. They look like Underpowered Unreal Engine Mock Up, except in Outdoors(where Unreal Engine is just a frightened cat). Megatexturing is nothing compared to Very Accurate Shaders for Materials as used in Half Life 2 and Crysis. Atleast a Brick should have light reflectance of a brick and not of tin be it a brick of any planet or dimension, or otherwise it is not brick. Basic Physics of grade 10.
Graphics are ok but when RAGE will release they will not look so great for a 20 GB game.

RAGE is not better than Crysis in any way. And Crysis has been already released for over a year now. And now it runs good on present day hardware also.

If this continues I donot see any future for id tech 5 and RAGE. RAGE still will be a fun game, but not a very good game.
Seperate Wheat from Chaff and you may see that Half-Life 2 was a incredible game even with 6 years development time, but nobody has remembered Quake 4 now, and Far Cry 1 is also rapidly going in Oblivion. But will you forget SWKOTOR ever if you played it.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Rage the next Massive Game by id software

Recently there has been a furore on edge forums regarding performance of Rage on PS3, 30 fps PS3 vs 60 fps XBox360, owing to edge article covering RAGE. Whereas Carmack claiming that performance is bit slow, whereas people say 30 fps difference is not a bit, it is half. Actually both are true. I think the following discussion clears the misconception.

Both things are true -

1.) PS3 version of Rage lags a bit beside XBox 360 - Carmack
2.) PS3 version version will run at 30 fps or 20 fps - edge magazine quoting Carmack

Edge is using Carmack's quote for fanwars, but the fact is true also.
It is clearly written in book "cross platform game programming" that if u do not get 60 fps (exactly 60 fps) then the next stop is directly 30 fps on PS3. Meaning if u get 59 fps even once, PS3 will revert to running in 30 fps, it is architected that way, and after that 20 fps(even if u get 29 fps. So u see both are correct.
And that is why Carmack said that he will lock fps at 60 htz(Also the game functions and updates itself at 60 Hz). Anyway he is pretty confident that he will deliver 60 fps by the time game is finished(Just drop the quality a bit to get 5 fps more, and difference is not even noticable). It looks like as if he is getting 55 fps on PS3 but due to way PS3 functions it reverts to 30 fps.
It is ceratinly not a big challenge to get that bit more performance, but he is actually sad at the level of effort invested in PS3 vs XBox 360(which is lot easy to program and a dominant console now). Ipersonaly do not favour any Console. I like PC(u get 59 fps if that is what is presented).
And PC has lots of Ram too(if u feed it).

Anyway this discussion is pointless seeing u can easily drop visual quality a bit to get some more fps and Carmack clearly says that performance is a bit less, which actually makes PS3 (thank u sony) run it at 30 fps.
Sometimes it amuses me to watch fan wars.(By people who really even do not know the specs of consoles even)

And I really do not think Rage will look better then Crysis even if it comes out after 2 years, and it will not be as fun to play as Fallout 3 (though Rage wil have far better Shooting and Driving which possibly will make it a very enjoyable and good game, but it lacks the core of Fallout 3 and does not will be "interesting" making someone to keep playing it time and again).

I am confident that Carmack will make Rage run at 60 fps, given his history of doing atleast what he openly says, and his knack for making games work on lowest hardware(Quake 1 on 33 MHz CPU complete, Doom 3 playable on Uber stupid Geforce 4000 MX, actually a DX7 featured card lacking shaders completely and that too after release.)
By the way the screenshots in edge article are looking cool, reminds me of Mad Max 3 Beyond Thunderdome. If they just do it right, even just copy the whole Fallout 3 with quality run and gun shooting I am more then happy. Though it already looks a Shooter Fallout 3 conceptually. Still great.

I think visually
1.) Crysis, 2. ) GTA 4, 3.) Oblivion, 4.)Half-Life 2 and that is the end. All these games are the most beautiful and ahve clear realistic graphics and a beauty to look at with top quality artwork.
And Gameplay wise is a matter of subjective opinion.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Crysis and Halo 2

I am playing Halo 2 on PC and despite bad graphics, very sluggish mouse, it is a very fun and good game to play. I just wonder if it were made with CryEngine2 or Source Engine. I will again buy it if Bungie will do it.
It is not that PC is lacking games, but developers are overlooking the quality of PC port, or publishers tempering with titles (Gears of War?) to further their mean machine(XBox?).

Atleast Crysis and Half-Life 2 take full benefits of PC and are very awesome games(I am talikng of gameplay of Crysis, which is revolutionary/evolutionary, good and have high replayability). And both games look nearly photo realistic(What Half Life 2 did in 2003 was really awesome. and it still is one of best visual looking games)

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Unreal Tournament 3 has improved so much

UT3 has become far better game now since patch 2.0 and Titan Pack, and very enjoyable too. Its gameplay has become better then UT2004, but UI and customization options are still very bad. So now is the time to enjoy UT3 fully. Though visualy Crysis is the best, while it has good singer player gameplay it lacks bots in multiplayer and multiplayer modes in variety. It will very much like to see a conquest type game mode in UT3 like Star Wars Battlefront with 32-64 players, and all the modes of UT3 plus Conquest mode in Crysis. Also I am trying to make a mod for Battlefield 2 that will make it fast paced and similar too Star Wars Batlefront 2. Though finally I will like to see all the modes of UT3 and Conquest in my own game Nex Wars. Read specifications in the post below.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

PC Games the best games and our memories and what is happening now

When I first saw these games, I felt these,
I was exposed in this order.
Half - Life 1 - Phenomenal Game. Wow games can be 3D, I had only seen Super Contra on Mario previousely and could not imagine games in 3D. And I was directly exposed to Half-Life 1.
Age of Empires 2 - The Conquerors - This is the RTS.
Quake 3- It is so tweaked game, so fun wow
Vampire Maasquerade Redemption - Great Story.
Unreal Tournament 2004- Epic has got Alien TEchnology, so good looking with such a performance.
Half-Life2 -Phenomenal Interactivity, So Real and immersive
Star Wars - Knight of Old Republic - Graphics and story are amazing
NeverWinter Nights 1- Such a range of choices
Star Wars Battlefront - It is so fun
TES - Oblivion - Graphics with Real Time Combat
Crysis - Phenomenal Graphics, Random Play, View Distance, Realism
Fallout 3 - Immersiveness
Heretic 2- This old game has over 1600 animations for Corvus.
Deus Ex - This old game has amzing amount of features.

Can any one of this be said about any Console Game, They Come and Go, whereas PC Games has become our most Fond Memories, most Prized Posseesions, most Collected Games, Great Entertaiment, things we cannot forget.
I have given only few games phenomenal, but they were really phenomenal.

Keep reading this blog I will now continously keep promoting PC Gaming here. I am pissed off completely by the Unreal Tournament 3 which continously keeps annoying PC Gamers by its attitude. Note that epic got loads of popularity and money by PC Games. We made them and they are kiling us. Let us protest. We are in a Democracy.
Or still better do something.
JOIN ME - The Offline PC Gamer like you has bought his games with hard earned and saved money and who is being annoyed and overlooked these days.
You can contact me by E-Mail at
for suggestions and Questions.

I am a Fantasy Novelist though. But still a human being like others.
Soon more will be on my website and very much more on this blog.
Of course join me means, raise your own inner voice, comment on my blog, other sites and forums, and become my friend also.

Fix for Unreal TournamentT 3 Patch v2.0 bug offline profile saving

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Solution Fix to for Unreal TournamentT 3 Patch v2.0 bug offline profile saving
working best guarranteed Solution fix to for UT3 Patch v 2.0 bug offline profile saving

The solution is -
1.) Go to Folder SaveData in "Documents\My Games\Unreal Tournament 3\UTGame\SaveData" on Windows Vista, or "My Documents\My Games\Unreal Tournament 3\UTGame\SaveData" on Windows XP.
2.) You will see a file named "Player.ue3profile" in the folder SaveData. This is a binary file generated by Unreal Tournament 3 which saves your keyboard,mouse,player character,etc. settings.
3.) Keep this folder open and start a game of Unreal Tournament 3.
Goto settings menu, Change all the settings which you want. Click Apply button where you see it, for example on Video menu. When you are done Go to Main Menu, Select Instant Action, Now you will see the menu showing game types.
4.) Press ALT+Escape (Keeping ALT key pressed, then press ESCAPE Key) You will see the folders and UT3 game screen will be minimized and will be in taskbar. Go to folder containing "Player.ue3profile". "Right Click" on this file -> Click "Properties". Select "Read Only" check box on this page so that you see a tick mark in the box in front of read only -> click "Apply" -> Click "OK".
5.) Click Unreal Tournament 3 in Task Bar(Bar at the down of screen, place mouse at below the screen if you donot see it, if you have made it to hide). The game will again Start. Do what you want, play or exit.
6.) Now whenever you will start UT3 your settings wll remain saved, as UT3 cannot now overwrite your profile file as it is read only, and it cannot change read only permission as it is given by administrator of computer in Operating System.
7.) If you cannot change the read only settings you will need to login as a administrator or ask for sufficient permissions from your administrator. Search in Google for more info on this topic by key words "How to change read-only property file permission denied".
8.) Now if you want to again change some settings, you will need to
start Unreal Tournament 3 Game, Press ALT+ESCAPE, Goto "Player.ue3profile" file. change its read-only property, make it unchecked(you should see balnk box in front of read only), go back in UT3 game by clicking its name on task bar, change the settings you want,
again press ALT+ESCAPE, Goto "Player.ue3profile" file. change its read-only property, make it checked(you should see tick mark in front of read only).
Go back to UT3 game, Do what you want, play or exit.

Your those settings which remained saved earlier(like some video settings) can be changed normally anytime as this are saved in config files.
9.) All this steps actually make you manually save your profile settings, nad prevent UT3 from overwriting them.
10.) This soluton works on all Windows(Linux, Unix, Mac), will work for all patches and versions(even ut3v1.0). Will continue to work for v2.1 and other patches after it also.
11.) After looking at features of UT3Patch5 for UT3 v2.1 Beta3 I see that this problem is stil not corrected. May be it will not be done till UT3Patch6 for UT3v2.2, or whatever. This is such a simple solution that it will function all right.
12.) It may also hapen that this is done delibrately by epic for piracy and will not be corrected or will keep coming in new patches from time to time, since they seem to have taken a U-turn on PC Gamers(Just compare UT2004 to UT3, and u will see what I mean).
13.) Previous solutions on Epic Gear, UT3 forums do not work, which include something like typing net,etc. in dos window from run OR using previous saved game of UT3 v1.3 etc.

Only this solution works perfectly and took me 2 weeks to figure out after I got Titan Pack. Also every UT3 Patch is near 300 mb,you download it and this problem comes again, may also be corrected in some patch and the come again, use this fix when necessary.

14.) You will see from screenshots that my UT3 looks more colourful then previous colour sucked levels of UT3. The reason is that Titan Pack has improved Graphics and added more levels with natural bright colours and improved colouring in previous maps. but new maps are better looking and more colourful so definetly get Titan Pack and use my solution for offline profile saving till they fix this bug in some future patch. Also new levels are all very good making UT3 a lot better game. If this continues it will soon become good like UT2004. Hopefully they donot get U-Turn after this.

Only Unreal Tournament 3 is one game in fast Deathmatch type game since there is no Quake Arena, everything else is Battlefield.

There is no choice but to play Unreal, and epic keeps annoying us. Use this solution to get less annoyed. hee hee, and play the game. Let us see what happens in future.

It may also hapen that this is done delibrately by epic for piracy and will not be corrected or will keep coming in new patches from time to time, since they seem to have taken a U-turn on PC Gamers(Just compare UT2004 to UT3, and u will see what I mean).
Also id is not interested in even Quake5 for now. A Quake 6 Arena seems a far fetched dream even in mind of Jhon Carmack. Then again After Quake 3 there has been no competition for Unreal, and UT2004 was alone the leader on summit of fragging Gods, though still a very good game.

Wait for next Unreal Tournament or some other game or wait for Consoles to die down or atone down or PC to surge up as is Evitable and destined.

Note this incident - When Playstation 1 came out after Quake 1 many
people said that PC wil die. The After one week Jhon Carmack of id released "GLQuake" patch which made Playstation one games look like shit compared to Quake 1. And this myth died of death of PC.
This incident was told by Valve's Gabe Newel (A good PC Developer of Half Life Fame) in a interview.
Then Again Half-Life was Phenomenal in every respect when it came and completely changed everything, NeverWinter Nights 1 did the same for RPG, and Age of Empires 1 for RTS.

This myth has again surfaced due to lots of stupid PC developers who are fortunately out of busisness rapidly. Then EA hold the crutches of Piracy and many others. But Piracy cannot kill sales of good games like Deus EX nor can no-piracy save games lik Haze on Playstation 3. Also Killzone 2 is a best game on Playstation 3 but not the best game on all platforms. Comapre to Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare.
Haze developers are sold out, whereas Valve (Half Life) arranged 10 million dollars for marketing of Left 4 Dead and are still doing good.
The Witcher is doing very good as a first project of unknown Polish developer. Though famous developer of Haze are sold out.

It Looks like the Myth of Death of Pc has again surfaced and the Storm of even CRYSIS, Half-Life2 Episode 2 also cannot kill this myth. But somethiing is sure to happen soon, as this just a strt for a tornado and if a need be even a Super Nova. It remains to be seen though who will cut the Cake of PC Gaming.

You can get Gameplay on every Platform but you can get Amazing, Great, Phenomenal Graphics only on PC, the best advantage. good looking things are instinctily like dby human beings.
PC is light years ahead even if you have a cheap Graphics card like Nvidia 8600GT on Windows XP.
Buyers will get more clever and informed in time to come and will throw the consoles out. Already anybody who has seen Crysis being played at Very High on Nvidia- 8800 GT Graphics card(still cheap now a days) has got Unconscious.

Just wait till something else agin comes which will burst the bubble or a steady stream of good titles which will kill the myth. The equal Graphics Quality of all games on all platforms this days is delibrately done by lazy developers. Surely they are killing Innovation and Spirit of Science. But it will just take one Great Game to Demolish this Death of PC Myth.
Just wait for Supernova, Somebody will get sufficiently pissed and will do it.

Many Video settings are stored in Config files which are saved when you exit the game. But the settings of the profile are overwritten every time you start Unreal Tournament 3. This is a bug, which was present in UT3v1.0 but corrected in UT3Patchv1.1 and was ok till patchv1.3. Then UT3 Titan pack came ( Which IMHO is very very good ), and Ut3Patch4 also came which made UT3 version 2.0 or also called "Unreal Tournament 3 Black Edition". And due to some other bug again this problem of not saving your settings in profile came up. It does not happen if you have a Online profile, you Login and change the settings. But you are not a Pirate and you legally paid money to support epic which first blundered with UT3 and then actually has improved UT3 over time, and Titan Pack is a good step in right direction. With Titan pack the game gets 19 maps, lots of fixes and wditions, and it has become lot more enjoyable. But many people are annoyed with profile saving problem when they play offline. It is to be noted that according to survey of epic majority of players play Unreal series games offline.

If you are really angry at PC game developers, wait for a long time till I complete my Own game with play similar to unreal and much more. Full details will be soon on this blog or a link will be given for its webpage.
SEE NEXT BLOG POST after this for FULL DETAILS for now