Déjà vu: PC Borderlands 2 won't suck

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  1. I.S.T.

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    Aside from the idiocy with the menu control scheme, I didn't have much issue with BL1 on PC. Of course, when I got into it the game was pretty much finished...
     
  2. Bouncing Zabaglione Bros.

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    My biggest complaint was the FOV, but there were a couple of hacks that (mostly) fixed it. Everything else I though was great fun.
     
  3. kyleb

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    Actually, he said the graphics weren't looking like the concept art, so they went back and tweaked the game to match. The game had a far more realistic look when they first showed it:

     
  4. I.S.T.

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    Still wish they would have gone with that look. the cartoony art style they picked is kind of... shit.

    Or at least gone with a better cartoony art style.
     
  5. Billy Idol

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    Cannot wait for the game...loved the first one (even on PS3) and now looking forward to let my PC rig handle it :cool:
     
  6. Bouncing Zabaglione Bros.

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    There was a way of turning off the outline filter, which suddenly made the game look much more realistic. You can edit some ini files or there even is a ready made tool that does it for you.
     
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    Really? Can you guide me to it? will it work on steam version with online play?

    As for what Randy said was that with Borderlands 1 they had started with a realistic style and changed to the cartoony style very late in dev cycle, so they could not achieve it that well. With Borderlands 2, since they knew from the onset, so they went all the way and implemented it from the get go.

    He keeps saying the game looks like concept art but , from the videos, daylight and nighttime, it looks like a comic book. Not bad, but it looks too cluttered and over coloured to me.
     
  8. Bouncing Zabaglione Bros.

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    Check this thread.

    I know I've tested it in the past and it works fine, and it has a surprisingly big effect for something so small.
     
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    New Borderlands trailer:

     
  11. Bouncing Zabaglione Bros.

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    New Borderlands 2 trailer, "Come And Get Me":

     
  12. Billy Idol

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    Honestly...must be the best game in the world!!! Can't wait...
     
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    Borderlands 2 is bundled now with NVIDIA GPUs 660Ti and above. I just bought a 670, but I didn't know about the promo then and I didn't order from one of the participating retailers (D&H). :(
     
  14. Bouncing Zabaglione Bros.

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    Borderlands 2 has gone gold.

     
  15. Bouncing Zabaglione Bros.

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    In a strange turn of events that sees me return to the starting topic of this thread, Gamespy has put up pictures of the PC UI that shows that Gearbox has actually delivered what was promised! FOV, HUD bounds, AA, mouse smoothing, etc. It's all there.
     
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    Already steam pre-ordered. Can't wait!!!
     
  17. Bouncing Zabaglione Bros.

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    More gameplay from IGN AU with Randy Pitchford, showing Zero & Salvadore characters. Look out for the Gunzerker skill "sexual tyrannosaurus".

     
  18. Bouncing Zabaglione Bros.

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    There's an interesting bit at towards the end of the last video where the interviewers ask about something Randy Pitchford said previously ie, he's wondered why no one has tried to copy Borderlands. Pitchford says he's heard on good information that one of the big games developers has a project on the go that they are internally referring to as a "Borderlands Killer". Pitchford hopes that some of the stuff they've done in Borderlands 2 will give them pause to rethink.
     
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    Borderlands was such a pleasant surprise to me. I'll be there Day 1 for B2.

    Regarding imitators, I thought (hoped) Rage would be the first. Nope.
     
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