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    Thread: Official Penumbra: Black Plague Release Date: February 12, 2008
Post: RE: Official Penumbra: Black Plague Release Date: ...

Sweet! Will the game also be available for download like overture on that day? I really liked the downloadable version - easy to obtain and no disks to loose! I can't wait to play the next episode! C...
madFive General Discussion 17 20,771 01-29-2008, 05:00 PM
    Thread: Help bethesda :)
Post: RE: Help bethesda :)

It's pretty hard to compare these two games, as one is a puzzle-solving horror/suspense game that takes under 8 hours to play, and one is an rpg that can easily take over 80. I voted for penumbra she...
madFive Off-Topic 12 11,748 10-10-2007, 08:49 PM
    Thread: My head (minor spoiler)
Post: RE: My head (minor spoiler)

um... your first mistake was to stop taking the pills. the pills are your friends - take them with you everywhere you go. your second mistake was to let the voice out of your head - next time you mus...
madFive Off-Topic 5 7,135 10-09-2007, 07:12 PM
    Thread: were are you all from.
Post: RE: were are you all from.

I'm from Atlanta, Georgia, in USA. Spending way too much time on this forum now, 'cause it's a slow week at work... And getting back on topic: Emo kids are great! I like them for breakfast with a lit...
madFive Off-Topic 114 69,152 10-09-2007, 07:02 PM
    Thread: Death (band)
Post: RE: Death (band)

ooo - more metalheads here! \m/ Hail! I didn't get into metal untill like '98 or '99, so most of Death's stuf seems a little too old-school for my taste. I'm going to see CanibalCorpse, BlackDhaliaM...
madFive Off-Topic 10 15,609 10-09-2007, 06:38 PM
    Thread: Save game after worm chase please
Post: RE: Save game after worm chase please

I thought this scene was loads of fun! The only thing i didn't like was the way it locks the camera for several seconds at the beginning of it. Probably took me 5 or 6 tries, but i got thru it eventu...
madFive Hints, help and spoilers 8 18,339 10-09-2007, 03:39 PM
    Thread: What the hell are the bags?
Post: RE: What the hell are the bags?

ya, i got the impression they were just scenery. early on in the game, they are given various inspection labels sometimes, but later on they are just there. none of them seem to be really interactive,...
madFive Hints, help and spoilers 7 6,914 10-09-2007, 03:32 PM
    Thread: MY REVIEW OF PENUMBRA...
Post: RE: MY REVIEW OF PENUMBRA...

Jeremy-Bailey Wrote:do you suppose caps are harder to read because we're not use to seeing too many letters in cap, that our mind slows down just a tad bit more? or is it just me? not slow slow, but ...
madFive General Discussion 14 13,977 10-08-2007, 06:32 PM
    Thread: double-image? (just making sure)
Post: RE: double-image? (just making sure)

I'm modding the ini to get the game into 1600x1200 - turning off bloom didn't fix the problem, just altered it a little. Turning off post-processing, but leaving on bloom, seems to have fixed everythi...
madFive Technical Support - Penumbra Series 5 6,301 10-08-2007, 04:29 PM
    Thread: Do you kill enemies?
Post: RE: Do you kill enemies?

Call me paranoid, but my general policy is to leave nothing standing that could possibly be considered hostile! (I'm addicted to fps' - what can I say.) At least the creatures in penumbra don't seem t...
madFive General Discussion 10 10,019 10-08-2007, 04:01 PM
    Thread: double-image? (just making sure)
Post: double-image? (just making sure)

I'm getting this weird efect most of the time now, generally whenever i walk near bright lights or use the flashlight/glow-stick - it's pretty cool looking, but sometimes a little obtrusive. Just want...
madFive Technical Support - Penumbra Series 5 6,301 10-05-2007, 03:36 AM
    Thread: Problem at the yellow mine digger
Post: RE: Problem at the yellow mine digger

hmm... k - i'm not near as far along with this puzzle as i thought - didn't know i needed gas for it, so i'm kindof sad i read that spoiler. I've been stuck looking for the key for over an hour, and w...
madFive Hints, help and spoilers 16 19,685 10-01-2007, 01:33 PM
    Thread: Surround Sound?
Post: RE: Surround Sound?

yep - updating the sound drivers got the 'use hardware' option stabilized, and surround is now working - thx creative drivers are sooo temperamental... *resisting urge to rant on the headache that is...
madFive Technical Support - Penumbra Series 2 4,622 10-01-2007, 01:28 PM
    Thread: Maybe the best game ever!!!
Post: RE: Maybe the best game ever!!!

Hey - just bought the dl version yesterday, and I have to say I'm extremely impressed so far - keep up the great work! This game is a breath of fresh air in the tired fps genre - still not really accu...
madFive General Discussion 10 11,106 09-28-2007, 01:28 PM
    Thread: Full-Screen vs. Win. Desktop
Post: RE: Full-Screen vs. Win. Desktop

Arg... figured out part of the problem - I’m also using a window-blinds skin. Seems that disabling the skin causes penumbra to work properly. As a temporary fix I’ve set a per-application rule in...
madFive Technical Support - Penumbra Series 2 7,503 09-28-2007, 04:37 AM
    Thread: Full-Screen vs. Win. Desktop
Post: Full-Screen vs. Win. Desktop

Sorry for starting another whole new thread for this relatively minor issue. When I run the game, it never goes completely to full-screen, even tho FullScreen="true" in settings.cfg. At first I can s...
madFive Technical Support - Penumbra Series 2 7,503 09-28-2007, 04:20 AM
    Thread: Surround Sound?
Post: Surround Sound?

The FAQ here says that penumbra: overture should have support for surround sound, but i haven't figured out how to turn it on yet. Is there an option in-game to turn this on? "Use Hardware?" Or do i n...
madFive Technical Support - Penumbra Series 2 4,622 09-28-2007, 03:55 AM
    Thread: Windows update 1.0.2 released
Post: RE: Windows update 1.0.2 released

hey - quick question - i'm thinking of buying this game tonight when i get home. If i buy the windows download version, is the installer i get already updated to the latest version, or do i still need...
madFive Technical Support - Penumbra Series 36 39,090 09-27-2007, 07:46 PM
    Thread: Mouse Lag
Post: RE: Mouse Lag

Bioshock is awesome! Just had to say that before i go on... :P Sounds to me like a graphics driver issues - are you changing those around alot? I remember this kind of lag happening in a few older ga...
madFive Technical Support - Penumbra Series 18 18,768 09-27-2007, 07:32 PM
    Thread: "Recommended" requirements?
Post: RE: "Recommended" requirements?

Hey - I'm considering buying this game - just found out about it today - looks very cool! There's not alot of info that i can find on this site about what systems people are running the game on, and ...
madFive Technical Support - Penumbra Series 7 7,965 09-27-2007, 07:14 PM