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Offline madcow

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Re: .912 now out.
« Reply #15 on: September 18, 2013, 12:18:18 AM »
Even just a general "play this save for a while, I usually get a laggy turn in under a minute" would be helpful.  I'd just gotten the impression that it was happening to you every turn :)

I -was- but I didn't have a recent save. I had made a new campaign and when I had the lag I just uhh quit. This was in the first mission ;) I went to do a new campaign and it was running fine through the first mission. I'll just need to play with it a bit more. Never occurred to me to save or that I might be unable to do it again.

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Re: .912 now out.
« Reply #16 on: September 18, 2013, 12:21:42 AM »
Assume that bugs will do whatever it takes to survive ;)
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Re: .912 now out.
« Reply #17 on: September 18, 2013, 12:31:24 AM »
Assume that bugs will do whatever it takes to survive ;)
Oh I am able to reproduce it now.

It looks like I just wasn't in the game long enough, I guess that's a sign of a memory leak or something? I played through a level and by the end of it I was experiencing that same lag (very jerky even walking without enemy bots around - killing bots was like a freeze frame of shot with one or two frames of explosion). I saved, quit out and relaunched the game and file and the lag was gone.

Worth pointing out at that I play on the mac version ;)

I guess I'll mantis it, but not sure the save file would really help?

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Re: .912 now out.
« Reply #18 on: September 18, 2013, 12:35:11 AM »
I guess I'll mantis it, but not sure the save file would really help?
Try:

1) Close the Bionic.exe app (or whatever it's called on those crazy mac devices)

2) Run Bionic again

3) Load your save

4) Try to reproduce the lag

If you can find any reliable way of doing #4, then we want that save ;)
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Re: .912 now out.
« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2013, 01:03:17 AM »
Well posted, not sure how helpful what I provided will be, but there you go.

Also I was wondering where the heck the bionic dues folder was in my steam apps directory. Then finally noticed it was in a folder titled "Exodus of the Machines" :D that amused me.

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Re: .912 now out.
« Reply #20 on: September 18, 2013, 01:10:40 AM »
..."Exodus of the Machines" :D that amused me.


:)  I had visions of Exodus of the Machines as well, a Oregon Trail in Space!  :)   Didn't Star Trek start
out as 'Wagon Train to the Stars'?

These Westerns keep cropping up everywhere!  :)  You all at Arcen ever consider doing a Western?
I used to watch, well... still do, all the old John Wayne westerns. Those were great times!  :)

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Re: .912 now out.
« Reply #21 on: September 18, 2013, 01:13:53 AM »
An Arcen western?

Yea, I think that could work:

Sneering, surly gunslinger grimacing into the camera, hands on pistol-grips.

Sideview shot of the gunslinger, zooming out to show the rest of the alley as tumbleweeds blow by, but... well, there's no one else there.  Guy looks kind of insane, really.

Then suddenly he draws both pistols and fires, and the very next frame we see him flying backward, an eagle embedded in his face.
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Re: .912 now out.
« Reply #22 on: September 18, 2013, 01:20:30 AM »
you know of course that the eagle makes that totally realistic!  :)