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    Thread: Official Poll Regarding SOMA's Monsters
Post: RE: Official Poll Regarding SOMA's Monsters

I opted for "Very scary and interesting to encounter". I went to great lengths to immerse myself in the experience; I played the whole game in pitch black while wearing my Sennheiser 558 headphones, a...
Jim General Discussion 131 87,549 10-06-2015, 09:30 AM
    Thread: Your Favorite Games of All Time - (AKA the Throughly Fanboying Thread)
Post: RE: Your Favorite Games of All Time - (AKA the Thr...

(09-20-2013, 05:24 AM)Statyk Wrote: (09-19-2013, 08:38 AM)Jim Wrote: Spoiler below! [Image: http://image.gamespotcdn.net/gamespot/im..._front.jpg] This game makes me so happy. Hopefully...
Jim Off-Topic 44 30,154 09-21-2013, 12:44 PM
    Thread: Your Favorite Games of All Time - (AKA the Throughly Fanboying Thread)
Post: RE: Your Favorite Games of All Time - (AKA the Thr...

I'm going to exclude Overture, Black Plague, and The Dark Descent, because it would be too difficult to pick a favorite, or resist writing a full-sized novel about why I enjoy them. Spoiler below! ...
Jim Off-Topic 44 30,154 09-19-2013, 08:38 AM
    Thread: Games you remember playing but can't remember the name
Post: RE: Games you remember playing but can't remember ...

I remember playing a space shooter on genesis with a behind-the-ship perspective. I THINK it was in one of the large cartridges with the yellow tab in them like B.O.B. has. Spoiler below! [...
Jim Off-Topic 103 89,415 09-17-2013, 02:06 AM
    Thread: The origin of Philip's name (and Howard too!)
Post: RE: The origin of Philip's name (and Howard too!)

(09-16-2013, 11:05 PM)Scraper Wrote: Do you know what the engine stands for? Yes, I do! Only makes it worse that I never thought of this. :P Edit: The way I rigidly repeated the question seemed a l...
Jim General Discussion 3 6,083 09-16-2013, 11:05 PM
    Thread: The origin of Philip's name (and Howard too!)
Post: The origin of Philip's name (and Howard too!)

I know I'm slow on this, but I just realized they were both obviously named after Howard Philips Lovecraft. [Image: http://www.troll.me/images/stifler-thumbs-up/nice.jpg]
Jim General Discussion 3 6,083 09-16-2013, 11:04 PM
    Thread: My main problem with AMFP: Observer vs. Participator
Post: RE: My main problem with AMFP: Observer vs. Partic...

I'm still processing AMFP, so I'm not 100% sure on how I feel yet, but I agree with most of the OP. I don't think of the game as narcissistic or self-indulgent though. I know you said you weren't sure...
Jim General Discussion 30 29,020 09-16-2013, 10:40 PM
    Thread: Scariest moment? (spoilerific thread)
Post: RE: Scariest moment? (spoilerific thread)

I'll be honest, every pig encounter scared the bejeezuz out of me. (except for the thunderpig, but that's another thread) This is partially due to the fact that I took every precaution to make sure I ...
Jim General Discussion 23 14,122 09-16-2013, 10:26 PM
    Thread: Why remove the trailer scenes?
Post: RE: Why remove the trailer scenes?

Spoiler below! I'm kind of surprised people are asking this question. I like when the teaser scenes aren't in the final game. Plus, if you remember, TDD did the same thing. http://www.youtu...
Jim General Discussion 88 51,963 09-16-2013, 10:15 PM
    Thread: Daniel vs Mandus
Post: RE: Daniel vs Mandus

Do I need to mark spoilers here? Oh well, just to be safe... *SPOILERS* For my money, it's Daniel, hands down. But, I don't think there is an objective answer because the two different characters ar...
Jim General Discussion 110 74,555 09-15-2013, 10:25 PM
    Thread: Plot Discussion Thread *Spoiler Alert*
Post: RE: Plot Discussion Thread *Spoiler Alert*

(09-13-2013, 12:37 PM)BossPiggy Wrote: Anyone could tell me where i can see the 2 missing monster scenes, we saw in the trailers? I was rly looking forward to play this part and then it gets removed...
Jim General Discussion 776 637,491 09-13-2013, 01:11 PM
    Thread: Plot Discussion Thread *Spoiler Alert*
Post: RE: Plot Discussion Thread *Spoiler Alert*

I just beat the game, and skimming this thread along with a quick Google search didn't answer my biggest question. So, sorry if it's already been answered somewhere. What does the machine do? Edit: ...
Jim General Discussion 776 637,491 09-13-2013, 05:33 AM
    Thread: Game switches between 60 and 30 fps
Post: RE: Game switches between 60 and 30 fps

(09-12-2013, 10:03 AM)jens Wrote: The vsync works like that, if it can't keep up above 60, it drops to 30. With the adaptive vsync it adds in frames when it can't keep above 60 to allow for more tha...
Jim Technical Support - Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs 7 5,093 09-13-2013, 02:05 AM
    Thread: Game switches between 60 and 30 fps
Post: RE: Game switches between 60 and 30 fps

(09-12-2013, 07:43 AM)someone972 Wrote: Do you have Adaptive Vsync enabled? I do not, I turned that off because it was causing screen tearing. (Which IS fixed now. Thanks, Frictional people.) Anoth...
Jim Technical Support - Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs 7 5,093 09-12-2013, 08:21 AM
    Thread: Game switches between 60 and 30 fps
Post: RE: Game switches between 60 and 30 fps

(09-12-2013, 06:32 AM)Arbies Wrote: Penumbra: Overture was the same. When I was recording, my FPS was very low. Maybe OpenGL system cause this. Or your system isn't strong enough. What happens when ...
Jim Technical Support - Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs 7 5,093 09-12-2013, 06:50 AM
    Thread: Game switches between 60 and 30 fps
Post: Game switches between 60 and 30 fps

I'm recording the game with Fraps for YouTube, and occasionalaly it'll drop down from 60 frames to 30 for a few seconds before springing back up to 60. I have an FPS meter on the Fraps app for my G13,...
Jim Technical Support - Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs 7 5,093 09-12-2013, 04:49 AM
    Thread: Is Penumbra over?
Post: RE: Is Penumbra over?

(09-11-2013, 04:06 AM)Scraper Wrote: It's done. No new games coming for the series. It was supposed to be a trilogy, but due to unidentified problems with their publisher, they were forced to cut do...
Jim General Discussion 5 9,515 09-11-2013, 04:19 AM
    Thread: Is Penumbra over?
Post: Is Penumbra over?

I can't find a lot of info, but it seems to be a sensative subject for some reason. Honestly, while I would love to see more games in the series, I wouldn't be devastated if Frictional were against th...
Jim General Discussion 5 9,515 09-11-2013, 04:01 AM
    Thread: Is Requiem any good?
Post: RE: Is Requiem any good?

I'm an immense fan of the first two, but I didn't like Requiem at all. Remember at the end of Black Plague when- Spoiler below! -the Tuurngait forces you to solve all of those weird puzzles...
Jim General Discussion 4 6,733 09-11-2013, 02:47 AM
    Thread: New possible fix to crash at startup - Patch
Post: RE: New possible fix to crash at startup - Patch

This worked for me. Thank you guys for communicating with us. I know issues like this can't be avoided sometimes, and it was only made easier by the stellar job you guys are doing. The game is great ...
Jim Technical Support - Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs 34 49,690 09-10-2013, 01:26 PM