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    Thread: Very Disappointed in Requiem
Post: RE: Very Disappointed in Requiem

Just finished it ~5.5 hrs, I liked it. Of course, it's worse than Overture and especially my favorite Black Plague, but it's a small add-on after all, not new chapter. Puzzles could be seriously harde...
242 General Discussion 14 11,048 09-12-2008, 07:30 PM
    Thread: Very Disappointed in Requiem
Post: RE: Very Disappointed in Requiem

max_flax Wrote:I have just completed Requiem and I am very upset and dissappointed with the expantion. According to the interviews I read, Requiem was suppost to tie episodes one and two together. I ...
242 General Discussion 14 11,048 09-11-2008, 12:19 PM
    Thread: How do you rate Requiem? (or until now)
Post: RE: How do you rate Requiem? (or until now)

nackidno Wrote:It depends though. There are a puzzle genre. But Penumbra is not in the puzzle genre. It's horror. There are differences between those. ^^ Penumbra is puzzle game in the same degree as...
242 General Discussion 37 22,039 09-04-2008, 12:17 PM
    Thread: Why I feel really bad for Frictional Games
Post: RE: Why I feel really bad for Frictional Games

First, it's simply good old programmed in bedroom type of production. Second, niche, specific genre. Third, weak advertising because of the first. Despite of that I find it more entertaining and invo...
242 General Discussion 11 9,755 08-13-2008, 08:42 PM
    Thread: Thief
Post: RE: Thief

My favourite series too.
242 Off-Topic 14 12,229 08-10-2008, 10:53 AM
    Thread: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the start ( patch 1.03 is applied)
Post: RE: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the star...

Thomas Wrote:open your install directory and check so "textures\lang_specific\rus" has the file "mine_sign_storageroom_bump.tga". There is no .tga files at all - only jpg and mat. There is mine_sign_...
242 Technical Support - Penumbra Series 11 11,670 08-02-2008, 08:00 PM
    Thread: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the start ( patch 1.03 is applied)
Post: RE: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the star...

Thomas Wrote:Did the russian translation come with the game or did you install it afterwards? It's a rare case of multi-language release including Russian, the Russian language option comes with the g...
242 Technical Support - Penumbra Series 11 11,670 08-02-2008, 03:31 PM
    Thread: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the start ( patch 1.03 is applied)
Post: RE: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the star...

Scraper Wrote:I'm not really sure, but try turning Motion Blur off. Hopefully that helps! :) No, no. See my previous post - it's a language problem, look at the very end of the log where it was inte...
242 Technical Support - Penumbra Series 11 11,670 08-02-2008, 02:11 PM
    Thread: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the start ( patch 1.03 is applied)
Post: RE: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the star...

Well, from the log it's quite obvious that it's error related to localization files. I changed language from Russian to English in the menu and no crashes anymore. The game worked without crashes with...
242 Technical Support - Penumbra Series 11 11,670 08-02-2008, 02:00 PM
    Thread: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the start ( patch 1.03 is applied)
Post: RE: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the star...

Here it is: -------- THE HPL ENGINE LOG ------------ Creating Engine Modules -------------------------------------------------------- Creating graphics module Creating system module Creating res...
242 Technical Support - Penumbra Series 11 11,670 08-02-2008, 01:50 PM
    Thread: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the start ( patch 1.03 is applied)
Post: Game crashes on ATI 3870 not far from the start ( ...

The game crashes (BlackBox appears) when shader quality is set to Medium or High once I get to the very first labyrinth (instant crash after loading, or after continue), I mean the place where dogs ar...
242 Technical Support - Penumbra Series 11 11,670 07-27-2008, 01:27 PM
    Thread: Some quick questions. Please answer when you have finished the game
Post: RE: Some quick questions. Please answer when you h...

Thomas Wrote:Below are some questions that we would like you to answer in order to make our upcoming games as good as possible: 1) What puzzles did you like the best? Why did you like them? I just lo...
242 General Discussion 60 47,637 03-09-2008, 07:19 PM
    Thread: What was your rating of the game ?
Post: RE: What was your rating of the game ?

9/10 9 because it was too short.
242 General Discussion 9 6,778 03-09-2008, 12:56 PM
    Thread: Thanks
Post: Thanks

I just finished P:BP and I felt I should say thank you to devs for this game series. Recently, I also played latest games like Crysis and Bioshock, and Penumbra is a clear winner for me. Atmosphere,...
242 General Discussion 1 5,178 03-09-2008, 12:54 PM
    Thread: To what game could Penumbra be compared to?
Post: RE: To what game could Penumbra be compared to?

Lawfer Wrote:I have been thinking about that and the closer in term of comparison would be Dark Messiah (the playstation game from Atlus). It could also be like King's Field or Shadow Tower, but penum...
242 General Discussion 9 9,007 04-08-2007, 09:12 AM
    Thread: [SPOILER]Ep1 Plot Summary
Post: RE: [SPOILER]Ep1 Plot Summary

Willbreaker Wrote:And then there are two messages more than that Thaliur. The employment list and the message from a subordinate to the high caste. /Breaker More than that. I suppose majority of 1...
242 General Discussion 7 7,156 04-07-2007, 09:38 AM
    Thread: SUPER!!! Some advices for Ep 2
Post: RE: SUPER!!! Some advices for Ep 2

I agree that the first episode is great. Atmosphere and gameplay-wise It reminds me lowest levels of Arx Fatalis very much. Creepy, very involving, great puzzles and decent amount of sneaking.   P...
242 General Discussion 7 7,848 04-05-2007, 10:45 AM