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    Thread: Cheats
Post: RE: Cheats

fracture7 Wrote:that would be good to fly over the lake if you had no clip, you don't have to worry about the lake, you can just no clip to "the shelter". It'd be interesting to noclip through that ar...
SirRaven General Discussion 11 10,333 04-14-2007, 11:57 PM
    Thread: Half Life reference??? (question for the admins)
Post: RE: Half Life reference??? (question for the admin...

Yeah I thought that was no doubt an homage to Half Life, even though the note from the backpack mentions his name is <something else> freeman.
SirRaven General Discussion 2 4,250 04-12-2007, 03:01 AM
    Thread: Should there be some performance drugs in Penumbra?
Post: RE: Should there be some performance drugs in Penu...

It would not be an efficient game mechanic without breaking the realism of the game. A couple shots of adrenaline adversely affect your cardiovascular system to the degree of practically shutting down...
SirRaven General Discussion 22 14,970 04-11-2007, 10:18 PM
    Thread: A little help please
Post: RE: A little help please

Thaliur Wrote:Sorry, but what is so bad about the wording? "gas can" in my opinion is quite specific, since the only gas can in the game is the one you got from the storage room. The thing in which yo...
SirRaven Hints, help and spoilers 9 8,635 04-11-2007, 08:26 PM
    Thread: A little help please
Post: RE: A little help please

It would be clearer if it said "my gas can". The confusion is resulting from clicking on the digger and it saying that. Your brain overrides "can" and makes you think it is talking about the digger's ...
SirRaven Hints, help and spoilers 9 8,635 04-11-2007, 07:30 PM
    Thread: Something small perhaps?
Post: RE: Something small perhaps?

i always thought about using them that way. Like later on in the game, lure them into the cages w/ beef jerky, lock the cage then use the steam vents. I never used it though, just figured it would wor...
SirRaven General Discussion 12 7,744 04-11-2007, 05:26 PM
    Thread: (RESOLVED) Penumbra Performance Problems?
Post: RE: Penumbra Performance Problems?

That's really weird the 100% fan speed problem I've heard being attributed to Vista but never to XP. Well at least there's still the good news that performance has increased. Still would like to get t...
SirRaven Technical Support - Penumbra Series 17 17,208 04-10-2007, 05:51 PM
    Thread: Penumbra: Overture - Text Walkthrough
Post: RE: Complete Walkthrough (finished!)

Thaliur Wrote:Hmm, I just read the walkthrough on GameFAQs, and I don't really like it. The author said it was impossible to kill the dog in the old mine, and even I managed to do this, in hard diffic...
SirRaven Hints, help and spoilers 56 103,672 04-10-2007, 05:47 PM
    Thread: Penumbra: Overture - Text Walkthrough
Post: RE: Complete Walkthrough (finished!)

Someone's already posted a real nice walkthrough on gamefaqs including ascii maps. This one could be submitted if revised to being a "no-spoiler walkthrough".
SirRaven Hints, help and spoilers 56 103,672 04-10-2007, 12:26 AM
    Thread: (RESOLVED) Penumbra Performance Problems?
Post: RE: Penumbra Performance Problems?

MercenaryForHire Wrote:Well, on the upside, Penumbra's performance took a healthy jump. Framerates now bottom out at 10fps in combat - non-combat is hovering around 20-30fps. On the downside, I no lo...
SirRaven Technical Support - Penumbra Series 17 17,208 04-10-2007, 12:24 AM
    Thread: When will come out the second episode? Your thoughts about it...
Post: RE: When will come out the second episode? Your th...

I'd really prefer not to see any guns in Penumbra. It's a cave system that was being worked on. There is pretty much no reason for anyone to have gone to work with a gun. I love the idea of using rudi...
SirRaven General Discussion 34 23,609 04-09-2007, 09:43 PM
    Thread: (RESOLVED) Penumbra Performance Problems?
Post: RE: Penumbra Performance Problems?

tedy Wrote:raven i have 93.71: you think i should change drivers? I'd recommend it. However, first see what results Mercenary has since he is going to give it a try. I am speaking from personal experi...
SirRaven Technical Support - Penumbra Series 17 17,208 04-09-2007, 09:33 PM
    Thread: Whispers played backwards
Post: RE: Whispers played backwards

that's really interesting, I could never understand what was said because the volume is so low on those voices. I always figured something was said in english but it was intentionally low and the text...
SirRaven General Discussion 31 19,538 04-09-2007, 08:12 PM
    Thread: (RESOLVED) Penumbra Performance Problems?
Post: RE: Penumbra Performance Problems?

Scrap your video drivers. 93.71 is so freaking buggy it is pathetic. I have a 7600GT-CO and I had to revert back to 84.21 drivers cuz the 93.71 would lower my performance in some games and had problem...
SirRaven Technical Support - Penumbra Series 17 17,208 04-09-2007, 07:57 PM
    Thread: how did you kill the wolves and spiders?
Post: RE: how did you kill the wolves and spiders?

I tried using dynamite on spider eggs once and all it did was crack the eggs and have the spiders come after me instead of blow them up. I just use the pickaxe for everything. For the wolves, I jump o...
SirRaven General Discussion 11 10,340 04-09-2007, 07:50 PM
    Thread: Refinery
Post: RE: Refinery

I put a rock on the conveyor first, then I put the motor, when I crossed to the other side, the ladder was down so I guess the rock did the job. Then I went up the ladder, retrieved the motor and cont...
SirRaven Hints, help and spoilers 9 6,382 04-09-2007, 01:47 AM
    Thread: Beef Jerky?
Post: RE: Beef Jerky?

I've only used it a couple times. like in: Spoiler below! I believe it's Section B with shaft 12 and 13. There's lots of caged areas with levers that blow steam all over the caged area. I'...
SirRaven Hints, help and spoilers 10 13,747 04-09-2007, 01:45 AM
    Thread: Need help, out in the snow
Post: RE: Need help, out in the snow

let go of the wheel and click the door on the opposite side of the hinges like you would an ordinary door. I had trouble opening at first as well but you just gotta click the actual door panel on the ...
SirRaven Hints, help and spoilers 1 3,301 04-07-2007, 10:09 PM
    Thread: How to open the Incinerator door?
Post: RE: How to open the Incinerator door?

Yeah you have to backtrack. You'll find what you need to the southwest area on the map labeled the lake.
SirRaven Hints, help and spoilers 3 7,299 04-07-2007, 10:08 PM
    Thread: To the Developers - Sort of a Bug - may need fixing
Post: RE: To the Developers - Sort of a Bug - may need f...

I had a rock in mine as well and it worked fine. That's an interesting occurrence.
SirRaven Technical Support - Penumbra Series 1 5,053 04-07-2007, 07:25 PM