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Durante
Come on down to Durante's drivethru PC port fixes. 15 minutes or less. Yelp: ★★★★★

Fixed Souls, Deadly Premonition, Lightning Returns, Umihara Kawase, Symphonia, Little King's Story, PhD, likes mimosas.
(08-23-2012, 11:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by BlackJace

Durante, if you don't mind me asking, is programming your profession, or is it just a hobby?

I'm a PhD student employed at a university working on compiler optimizations for massively parallel systems.
Graphics programming has been my hobby for 13 years.
LiK
(08-23-2012, 11:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Durante

I'm a PhD student employed at a university working on compiler optimizations for massively parallel systems.
Graphics programming has been my hobby for 13 years.

praise the nerds!

:p
Corto
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(08-23-2012, 11:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lasthope106

How does Durante not have a tag yet? This man is credit to team.

There's another way to show him our love... wink wink
derwalde
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(08-23-2012, 11:05 PM)
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durante, you make GAF proud. <3
BlackJace
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(08-23-2012, 11:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Durante

I'm a PhD student employed at a university working on compiler optimizations for massively parallel systems.
Graphics programming has been my hobby for 13 years.

Oh wow, that's really something if you've taken on responsibilities like that within a hobby. I really hope FROM at least acknowledges you to did this. No one asked you to do this, but you did. And again, a hobbyist, no less.

Much, much respect.
sajj316
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(08-23-2012, 11:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Durante

I'm a PhD student employed at a university working on compiler optimizations for massively parallel systems.
Graphics programming has been my hobby for 13 years.

Making fellow computer science majors proud! Thanks Durante.
Zeliard
(08-23-2012, 11:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by Durante

FWIW I'd love to work for From, it may not sound like it but I have a huge amount of respect for what they do -- when it's not porting stuff to PC at least :P

From is an amazing game developer. It's what made the port so disheartening!

But I've said it a million times, Demon's & Dark Souls are by far my favorite games to come out of the consoles this gen, and two of my top games ever in any capacity.

Tactical & tactile combat system, deep RPG mechanics, strong multiplayer component, ominous, dangerous atmosphere that most survival horror titles only wish they could evoke, complete lack of hand-holding, memorable art - they basically have it all. I'm jealous of those who will go into these games for the first time.

Truly premier action RPGs, and in many respects a perfect fit on the PC.
Cheeto
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(08-23-2012, 11:08 PM)
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Nice, thanks guys... I had no idea that guy's post was complete bullshit.
Haunted
(08-23-2012, 11:08 PM)
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*additional comment of adulation and praise*
yarden24
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(08-23-2012, 11:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sseklebeast

You have a heart of gold..

dont let anyone take it away from you
Erasus
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(08-23-2012, 11:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Durante

I'm a PhD student employed at a university working on compiler optimizations for massively parallel systems.
Graphics programming has been my hobby for 13 years.

Holy shit. I do like IT but that is wayyy too advanced for me
Clydefrog
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(08-23-2012, 11:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by MNC

Now get rid of GFWL!

Now let's not get him arrested!

good work, Durante! you have become an internet hero
UrbanRats
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(08-23-2012, 11:12 PM)
Durante
YOU DEFEATED
(Today, 11:04 PM)

Durante
FrameBuffer was destroyed
(Today, 11:04 PM)
wwm0nkey
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(08-23-2012, 11:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by Durante

FWIW I'd love to work for From, it may not sound like it but I have a huge amount of respect for what they do -- when it's not porting stuff to PC at least :P

As for all the GFWL questions:
We don't know yet. Check back in 4 hours!

if by some magic you get a job with them I expect you to constantly bug them about a new ChromeHounds or bring the original to PC, with your help ofcourse :)
LiK
(08-23-2012, 11:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by UrbanRats

Durante
YOU DEFEATED
(Today, 11:04 PM)

Durante
FrameBuffer was destroyed
(Today, 11:04 PM)

i wonder if the mods are voting on a tag for him. he needs one with this thread as the link. wish i was a mod just to give him a tag, lol
alr1ght
bish gets all the credit :)
(08-23-2012, 11:13 PM)
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resized to 1024x720, then back to 1920x1080
Haunted
(08-23-2012, 11:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by UrbanRats

Durante
YOU DEFEATED
(Today, 11:04 PM)

Durante
FrameBuffer was destroyed
(Today, 11:04 PM)

Durante
23 minutes
(Today, 11:04 PM)
Gala
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(08-23-2012, 11:15 PM)
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Thank you based Durante!
alr1ght
bish gets all the credit :)
(08-23-2012, 11:15 PM)
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Durante
720p DIED
(Today, 11:04 PM)
MikeE21286
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(08-23-2012, 11:17 PM)
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Durante
Frame buffers prepare to die
(Today, 11:04 PM)
wwm0nkey
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(08-23-2012, 11:18 PM)
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Wait in theory could this fix also apply to something like Halo 2 Vista?
Clomipramine
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(08-23-2012, 11:18 PM)

Originally Posted by alr1ght

[IMG]cut[/IMG]

resized to 1024x720, then back to 1920x1080
[IMG]cut[/IMG]

The difference is more evident on the armor, still there's clearly some kind of post processing going on.
gdt
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she'll follow you anywhere
(08-23-2012, 11:20 PM)
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Durante
23 Minute Man
Smash88
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(08-23-2012, 11:20 PM)
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So what I don't understand is how can Durante fix this in less than 30 minutes, but a game developing company cannot at least give proper internal resolution, you'd figure the guys who makes games for a living would at least be able to know how to do that, even if their knowledge of PC ports is limited.

That being said, $5 Steam Sale waiting.
Durante
Come on down to Durante's drivethru PC port fixes. 15 minutes or less. Yelp: ★★★★★

Fixed Souls, Deadly Premonition, Lightning Returns, Umihara Kawase, Symphonia, Little King's Story, PhD, likes mimosas.
(08-23-2012, 11:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by wwm0nkey

Wait in theory could this fix also apply to something like Halo 2 Vista?

This fix is very specifically coded for Demon's Souls. The general principle should be applicable to most DirectX games though.
BlackJace
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(08-23-2012, 11:21 PM)
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Durante
is about to make FROM his bitch
(Today, 11:04 PM)
Anton Sugar
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(08-23-2012, 11:21 PM)
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I CAN NOW BUY THE GAME THANK YOU
insane0hflex
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(08-23-2012, 11:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by BlackJace

Durante
is about to make FROM his bitch
(Today, 11:04 PM)

Durante
is about to make FROM rich
(Today, 11:04 PM)
Horse Armour
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(08-23-2012, 11:24 PM)

Originally Posted by wwm0nkey

Wait in theory could this fix also apply to something like Halo 2 Vista?

What's wrong with Halo 2? I play that in 1080p with SSAA and it looks fine.
Andrea23
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(08-23-2012, 11:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Durante

Yes, it should even be possible to integrate them before the HUD rendering. But that's quite a lot of work so a bit further out.

And it would only make sense if I manage to fix the inherent blur first!

So i guess that D3doverrider is also incompatible.

Do you think it is possible to add, besides to the fxaa support, a native triple buffering flag to your dll?
Metalmurphy
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(08-23-2012, 11:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by alr1ght

[]http://www.abload.de/img/data-2012-08-23-19-44chun5.jpg[/IMG]

resized to 1024x720, then back to 1920x1080
[]http://i.minus.com/ibjpJ5sNQOVuiY.jpg[/IMG]

Erm, you can't do it like that. You'll be giving a supersampled look when resizing to 1024x720, which already improves it, and when scaling back artefacts will be handled by the whatever software you used to resize the image, which usually do a better job then just normal gpu scaling.
Ziltoid
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(08-23-2012, 11:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Smash88

So what I don't understand is how can Durante fix this in less than 30 minutes, but a game developing company cannot at least give proper internal resolution, you'd figure the guys who makes games for a living would at least be able to know how to do that, even if their knowledge of PC ports is limited.

I'm kinda looking forward to how they'll handle this. Will they implement it with proper credit to Durante or will they dismiss it because someone did something they didn't know/want to do in 30 minutes.
If they choose to implement this and other fixes that may come I might reconsider and buy it.

Also, the difference in those pics are astounding. Great job Durante!
subversus
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(08-23-2012, 11:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by alr1ght



resized to 1024x720, then back to 1920x1080

this is not a correct comparison, I think. We need to see how the game renders it @ 1024.
Kade
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(08-23-2012, 11:29 PM)
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Durante
a cool dude
(Today, 04:00 PM)
wutwutwut
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(08-23-2012, 11:29 PM)
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Durante, are you interested in making the fix open source?
Dascu
(08-23-2012, 11:30 PM)
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Fucking awesome news.
Victrix
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(08-23-2012, 11:30 PM)
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This is _stunningly_ embarassing

Get your shit together Bandai/From
Hargenx
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(08-23-2012, 11:31 PM)
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Thanks mate, you live on my heart!
Durante
Come on down to Durante's drivethru PC port fixes. 15 minutes or less. Yelp: ★★★★★

Fixed Souls, Deadly Premonition, Lightning Returns, Umihara Kawase, Symphonia, Little King's Story, PhD, likes mimosas.
(08-23-2012, 11:31 PM)
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I have a hard time handling feedback here, at my blog and by email, and it's not even released yet. I shudder to think what happens when I upload it and it won't work for the majority of people (pretty likely with untested software).

Originally Posted by wutwutwut

Durante, are you interested in making the fix open source?

Yes, once it's presentable.

The current code base is terrible.
Haunted
(08-23-2012, 11:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by BlackJace

Durante
is about to make FROM his bitch
(Today, 11:04 PM)

Originally Posted by insane0hflex

Durante
is about to make FROM rich
(Today, 11:04 PM)

Durante
is about to make FROM his rich bitch
(Today, 11:04 PM)

Originally Posted by Durante

I have a hard time handling feedback here, at my blog and by email, and it's not even released yet. I shudder to think what happens when I upload it and it won't work for the majority of people (pretty likely with untested software).

Just try to gather feedback in one place so it's easier to check. I assume you'd want some traffic to your blog, but in all honesty, keeping it in the GAF thread would probably be the best solution.
alr1ght
bish gets all the credit :)
(08-23-2012, 11:34 PM)
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Durante
Does what FROM don't
(Today, 11:04 PM)
Sethos
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(08-23-2012, 11:34 PM)
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Durante
I'm taking it FROM here
(Today, 11:04 PM
Htown
STOP SHITTING ON MY MOTHER'S HEADSTONE
(08-23-2012, 11:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Smash88

So what I don't understand is how can Durante fix this in less than 30 minutes, but a game developing company cannot at least give proper internal resolution...

It's called the Magical Power of Giving A Fuck.
LiK
(08-23-2012, 11:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sethos

Durante
I'm taking it FROM here
(Today, 11:04 PM

boom

Social
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(08-23-2012, 11:36 PM)
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The only sad part is that people are now buying this shitty port and are just letting developers get away with it. "The community will fix it". Sigh...
golem
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(08-23-2012, 11:36 PM)
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Awesome work man.. cant wait to give it a try (is there still a GMG coupon for this??)
Antagon
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(08-23-2012, 11:37 PM)
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To be fair, this wouldn't be a 30 minute job for From. Sure, adding resolution options would, but they'd probably have to test the entire game at different resolutions. Namco is probably to blame for not giving From the time and resources they need.
Stabby McSter
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(08-23-2012, 11:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by golem

Awesome work man.. cant wait to give it a try (is there still a GMG coupon for this??)

20% off with voucher: DERHE-RRDER-RINGE
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(08-23-2012, 11:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sethos

Durante
I'm taking it FROM here
(Today, 11:04 PM

this is the one

LiquidMetal14
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(08-23-2012, 11:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sethos

Durante
I'm taking it FROM here
(Today, 11:04 PM

Lock the thread, lock life!

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