Crysis Demo!!!!

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After playing the demo, do you think you will....

Pre-order Crysis?
7
41%
Buy Crysis?
8
47%
Forget about it?
2
12%
 
Total votes : 17
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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Sniper_eye » Sun Nov 04, 2007 7:12 pm

That looks great.^ :)

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Kateana » Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:03 pm

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Taivyx » Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:39 pm

:D
Looks good!

Unfortunately, I can hardly mod Crysis due to the limited specs of my computer.

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Bac-Talan » Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:29 am

WoooooW! looks nice Penguin!

I the editor lags like crazy for me though :x

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Karnage » Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:29 am

You can change the specs to low in the editor. That's what I do. Or you can change it to sketchmode, which completely kills the textures and some other specs so you can run it pretty smooth.

Oh ya! If any of you go to Crymod, there's a thread that shows you how to get amazing high-res screenshots for backgrounds or whatever.

I do this in the editor but you can do it in-game.

You set the screenshot resolution by typing this in the console:
e_screenshot_width=xxx
e_screenshot_height=xxx

And you take the screenshot by typing:
e_screenshot 1

What it does is it takes the screenshot in sections 2 or 3 times to give you a very nice picture without nasty large pixels. And you can take screenshots larger than the resolution of your screen. Just make sure you're taking them in the same aspect ratio of you resolution. Otherwise the screenshot will look skewed.

My resolution is 1280x800 and I took a screenshot with a resolution of 6400x4000.

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Kateana » Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:49 am

You forgot e_screenshot_quality=xxx (default 30, max 100) and cl_hud 0

Screenshot will only be taken in the spec mode thats currently used. (low, medium, eg)

e_screenshot then press TAB to get more e_screenshot commands

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Karnage » Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:38 am

Oooo! I'll have to change the quality and take another screenshot.

Ya, I wouldn't change the specs to high in-game. The game is more likely to crash if you do that (that is, if you have a low-end graphics card). That's why I take it in the editor.

Thanks for the info Penguin! :thumbs:

-EDIT-
Here's some glamour shots I took yesterday with this method. These are 1280x800 not 6400x4000.
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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Bac-Talan » Tue Nov 06, 2007 10:19 pm

Perrrrty!

I like the first one in there. That and the third, just because of the expression on the guys face :P

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Kateana » Tue Nov 06, 2007 11:39 pm

Karnage wrote:Oooo! I'll have to change the quality and take another screenshot.

Ya, I wouldn't change the specs to high in-game. The game is more likely to crash if you do that (that is, if you have a low-end graphics card). That's why I take it in the editor.

Thanks for the info Penguin! :thumbs:

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Here's some glamour shots I took yesterday with this method. These are 1280x800 not 6400x4000.
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lol, I can see solids in the background xD

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Karnage » Wed Nov 07, 2007 2:40 am

Lol, I didn't notice that at first. That's funny. :P

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby DeathRow » Thu Nov 08, 2007 4:50 am

Nice pics Karnage.

The mod where you can unlock Vista stuff on XP is really good.

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Sniper_eye » Thu Nov 08, 2007 3:21 pm

This game has probably the EASIEST editor to work with in history. There is a reason to why I over emphasize the EASINESS of this editor. Not only is it easy to spawn new items and create pathways, but you are able to play it before you save it. Probably the most innovative of this game, the Crytek Sandbox Engine. This is truly a game that might be the best game of the year. Although most thoughts I have heard of on this game are negative, yet not in this forum, I still think that this game will define a new line of new games to come out in the future.

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Karnage » Thu Nov 08, 2007 8:15 pm

I'm gonna have to agree with Sniper_eye.

Although Zero Editor is pretty easy, I've had tons of problems with it. Not the same with Sandbox 2. Just as easy if not easier than Zero Editor and no problems whatsoever.

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Sniper_eye » Thu Nov 08, 2007 10:09 pm

Karnage wrote:I'm gonna have to agree with Sniper_eye.

Although Zero Editor is pretty easy, I've had tons of problems with it. Not the same with Sandbox 2. Just as easy if not easier than Zero Editor and no problems whatsoever.


Exactly.

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Bac-Talan » Fri Nov 09, 2007 2:29 am

Dang... I'm getting too used to Crysis.
I've played it enough, and I guess I was starting to get a bit bored with the one level that's in it.

But then I downloaded the TimeShift demo, and absolutely positively:

...




HATED IT!

Seriously, it felt like one of those rail-shooter games, you know the ones where you have no choices at all? Just 'shoot the baddies' ?

I promptly uninstalled it.
I then downloaded the Call of Duty 4 demo. Now, I usually like the COD series (despite never actually having owned one of the games, one of my friends does) But I played this, and after Crysis, it seems SOOOO stinkin' linear...

I think I'm spoiled...

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Kateana » Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:30 pm

Ahah! VICTORY IS MINE! [/stewie]

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(Crysis download is 6gigs)

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Karnage » Fri Nov 09, 2007 11:36 pm

Wait...you're download Crysis from the EA store?

Did they release it this early for pre-orderers?

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Kateana » Fri Nov 09, 2007 11:55 pm

Was set for download release on the 14th but they changed it to the 9th. Were not sure if its a pre-load or pre-release, the Email we were sent didn't say

Dear Lana <SNIP>

Thank you for ordering on Electronic Arts Asia. The date when the product that you Pre-Ordered will be released has been changed.
The product listed below will now be available on 9 November 2007

Order ID: <SNIP>
Product ID: <SNIP>
Product Name: Crysis SE2 (PC Downloadable)

If you have further questions regarding your order, please click on the link below for assistance

http://<SNIP>

Please note: This e-mail message was sent from a notification-only address that cannot accept incoming e-mail. Please do not reply to this message.

Sincerely,

Electronic Arts Asia Customer Service


Then 20 minutes later I was sent this Email

Dear Lana <SNIP> :

Thank you for ordering on Electronic Arts Asia. The product that you pre-ordered is now available.

Order ID: <SNIP>
Product ID: <SNIP>
Product Name: Crysis SE2 (PC Downloadable)
Release Date: 9 November 2007

If you have further questions regarding your order, please click on the link below for assistance
https://<SNIP>

Please note: This e-mail message was sent from a notification-only address that cannot accept incoming e-mail. Please do not reply to this message.

Sincerely,
Electronic Arts Asia Customer Service


PS: 16 hours left lol

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby DeathRow » Sat Nov 10, 2007 3:07 am

[Jealousy Outburst]

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Re: Crysis Demo!!!!

Postby Taivyx » Sat Nov 10, 2007 4:47 pm

*ahem*

Gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhh............

You lucky little....!

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What?? Digital Art Asset Pack? How'd you get that? :|

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