Borderlands 3

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  1. Seelenlos

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    With my backlog of games I can wait until it is ten dollars.
     
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  2. Comixbooks

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    It's listed on Epic's launcher if you want to check it out.
     
  3. U-238

    U-238 Limp Gawd

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    > Sees BL3 announcement

    "Oh goody! I was getting kinda tired of playing BL2."

    > Sees EGS exclusive

    "Welp. Back to BL2.. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯"
     
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  4. horrorshow

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    *bump for the HD texture packs coming out*

    There is a noticeable difference in BL2!

    - Also, if anyone knows how to force the refresh rate on BL2, please let me know.... Feels like I've tried everything..
     
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  5. pendragon1

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    ah I see
    go in to \Documents\My Games\Borderlands 2\WillowGame\Config\WillowEngine.ini
    and look for this:

    bSmoothFrameRate=TRUE
    MinSmoothedFrameRate=22
    MaxSmoothedFrameRate=62

    see what yours says and try playing with it
     
  6. sharknice

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    Yeah BL3 totally would have supported Linux if it was on Steam. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA
     
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  7. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    Post on topic please.
     
  8. Denpepe

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    Anyone know if the Xbox version will support keyboard and mouse?

    Might go that route and maybe get it later on sale on steam.
     
  9. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    COULD WE STAY ON THE TOPIC OF BORDERLANDS 3 AND NOT ALL THE POLITICS ATTACHED TO EPIC, RANDY, OR GEARBOX! START YOUR OWN THREAD FOR THAT PLEASE. SOME OF USE JUST WANT TO DISCUSS THE ACTUAL GAME!
     
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  10. Derangel

    Derangel [H]ard as it Gets

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    Not sure if this has been mentioned or not but it looks like Gearbox is working with AMD on the PC version of Borderlands 3. So that will likely mean Freesync 2 support for those with a FS2 monitor and an AMD GPU along with the game being heavily threaded to take advantage of Zen processors. Of course this will also mean the game has a better chance of being more vendor agnostic in terms of graphics performance.
     
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    Hope this is better than BL2. I actually really liked BL1, but 2 felt so stale and just dragged on and on. Been wanting to try Pre-Sequel but again it seems like a lot of "been there done that". Hope BL3 map design is more like BL1. BL1 felt more like a world whereas BL2 felt more like disjointed maps loosely slopped together. Not sure how they can change the gameplay much without alienating the BL2 player base though.
     
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  13. Denpepe

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    I find BL1 the worst entry of the series, I hate the respawns with a passion, gunplay is worse the the other entries, though they did improve that in the new version.

    The pre-sequel is not a bad game, it is shorter then BL2 with the main difference beeing the floaty bit's when you are in the vacuum and the use of the oxygen masks and a couple new types of weapons which don't add much.

    I guess your feeling of been there done that is mostly correct, for me that was not a bad thing, if I like a game I always want more of the same so I hope BL3 won't dissapoint me in that way.
     
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    This is actually true. The spawns and gameplay itself in BL1 was a lot worse when you go back to it. A few months back I tried to play the last DLC but it was so rough that I couldn't get into it. Ignoring those technical issues though, I think it was a much better game for its time. Mainly in terms of world/setting building. If BL3 can make a better inventory and menu system, make some of the missions more unique and make the world more interesting I think it would be a big step forward. I'd say add a decent story this time as well but being a co-op game that is destined for failure regardless.
     
  16. daphatgrant

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    Well it looks like I'll be getting an Epic account. Excited as hell to play it, kinda BS that the collectors edition doesn't seem available for PC users. I'll have to finally play the Pre-Sequel in preparation, lol.
     
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  17. Comixbooks

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    From Gearbox via email:

     
  19. Comixbooks

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    I hope they bring back the gibs and dismemberment from BL1. BL2 was ridiculously toned down in comparison.
     
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    Can't say its a graphical improvement over previous games. Then again Im not complaing its a new game.
     
  23. criccio

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    Looking forward to the streams.
     
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    Yes!!! Blowing off arms and heads in BL1 sorely missing in homogenized BL2.

    The BL1 guns - specifically revolvers and rifles - also had a feeling of weight and power to them. In BL2 weapons felt more like toy space guns with lights and sound FX that ran on AA batteries.
     
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  25. CAD4466HK

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    Yeah the Maliwan revolvers were god like in BL1 vs. the pop guns in BL2.
     
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    I''m hyped for this game, currently i'm playing division 2 and so far it's holding me off till BL3 but damn this game is gonna be good. Can't wait for the stream
     
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    Rage 2 comes out in a week or two. Maybe check that out too.
     
  28. unknownflip

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    Dang, i totally forgot about Rage. Well looks like there's alot to play before in the mean time
     
  29. Comixbooks

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    The mods on Twitch said they have the chat under control this time lol I hope so had to turn if off last time.
     
  31. Comixbooks

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    It's live in about 20 minutes with the Demo not I hope it's good cause I preordered like a sucker.
     
  32. Derangel

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    The Twitch Echocast stuff seems pretty neat.
     
  33. Derangel

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    Some of the texture work definitely looks better than previous games but those ground textures are bad, like really bad. Like it looks like they ripped them from pre-remaster Borderlands 1 bad.
     
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  34. FrgMstr

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    Xbox....
     
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  35. Derangel

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    Even the base XB1 is capable of far better ground texture than that.
     
  36. FrgMstr

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    Got it. Pre-XB1 ground textures: no buy. Guess we will not be playing co-op together.
     
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  37. Derangel

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    God forbid someone comment on the fucking stream while watching it. If you don't like me making comments on what I'm watching then fucking ignore me.
     
  38. FrgMstr

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    Worth mentioning that the stream looks to be a fairly low bitrate as well.

    Sorry, did not mean to get you so excited by commenting on your comment. I will not bother you again, ever.
     
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  39. Derangel

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    That co-op stuff is a really nice change from the previous games. A good way to balance extreme level differences.