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Chairmanchuck
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(02-02-2016, 03:01 AM)
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So. Tales of came out on PC. Everyone was looking forward to a nice version.

This is what we got.

1. The games resolution is locked internal at 720p, no matter what resolution you choose. Look at that:

Thanks to CertifiedFP.

2.The different languages are broken, since they used a wrong font and some words dont even show up. And some things havent even been translated into other languages:


3.These things are just saved in a simple txt file:


4.The game is locked at 30fps, but some people can run it at 40 fps:

5.It has new typos:

6.It still partially uses Ps3-Button-controls:

7. Random crashes for some people. The Overlay could lead to that.

8. Only 6 save slots.

9. Opening the config and save menu can take 30 seconds to load.

10.It uses a DRM thats called VMProtect, that creates a new *.exe everytime the game starts.

11. And something to chuckle about. Apparently the one who is in charge of the discussionforums for this port was called "Lazy Mofo" on Steam. After being called out, he changed his Steam name.
Last edited by Chairmanchuck; 02-02-2016 at 03:05 AM.
Cameron122
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(02-02-2016, 03:02 AM)
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Wow that sounds awful :(
BY2K
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(02-02-2016, 03:02 AM)
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There's a fucking excel sheet for the localization in the game files and accessible at will!?

Saying this is a mess is putting it mildly.

Even WB would blush with shame.
Layell
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(02-02-2016, 03:02 AM)
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Looks like we need the Chosen Modders to go on a Journey of Port Regeneration.
cwistofu
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(02-02-2016, 03:02 AM)
Yikes, not looking so hot.

I mean cold!

Actually I mean hot.
Deft Beck
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(02-02-2016, 03:03 AM)
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They've done their job. Time for the modders to do the rest.
Enter the Dragon Punch
(02-02-2016, 03:03 AM)
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this fucking shitty pc port trend is out of contorol
orochi91
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(02-02-2016, 03:03 AM)
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That...is certainly a mess.

Yikes.

Originally Posted by Enter the Dragon Punch

this fucking shitty pc port trend is out of contorol

Ayyy
DeathSparks
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(02-02-2016, 03:04 AM)
I'm so glad I didn't buy this port let alone pre-order Zestiria just to get this game for free.

This is an huge slap in the face and I for one I'm a huge Tales of fan and I find this port to be absolutely terrible.
Yawnier
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(02-02-2016, 03:04 AM)
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As I said in the other thread the PS3 remaster that was based on the PS2 version of this game wasn't even that great to begin with (30 fps, etc.). But this is a disaster and it sucks seeing a great game like this get such a lazy port.
ciddative
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(02-02-2016, 03:04 AM)
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To the surprise of no-one, most japanese devs just don't care about PC

Originally Posted by Enter the Dragon Punch

this fucking shitty pc port trend is out of contorol

+1
orochi91
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(02-02-2016, 03:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by Yawnier

As I said in the other thread the PS3 remaster that was based on the PS2 version of this game wasn't even that great to begin with (30 fps, etc.). But this is a disaster and it sucks seeing a great game like this get such a lazy port.

Give it a couple months.

Mods will have have this up and running properly someday.
Zafir
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(02-02-2016, 03:05 AM)
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At least I got my pre-orders worth in hilarity of how bad the port is!

Originally Posted by cwistofu

Yikes, not looking so hot.

I mean cold!

Actually I mean hot.

:D

Originally Posted by Yawnier

As I said in the other thread the PS3 remaster that was based on the PS2 version of this game wasn't even that great to begin with (30 fps, etc.). But this is a disaster and it sucks seeing a great game like this get such a lazy port.

It's quite an achievement that it somehow managed to be worse than the PS3 version.
Crimsonclaw111
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(02-02-2016, 03:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by ciddative

To the surprise of no-one, most japanese devs just don't care about PC

Yes, except Namco has shown great care for PC in most releases after the success of Dark Souls.

This is just fucking lazy.
MartyStu
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(02-02-2016, 03:05 AM)
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The DRM is really the ultimate insult.
BernardoOne
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(02-02-2016, 03:06 AM)
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The game is a crap port altogether, but the most mindboggling thing is their DRM choice. WHY? Why would you choose such a crappy fucking DRM? Why would you care about people pirating a game that can already be widely pirated and run at a much better state than this one?
Who was the crazy guy that decided this?


Originally Posted by ciddative

To the surprise of no-one, most japanese devs just don't care about PC



+1

The things is that Namco has made quite a few good ports. They can do it if they want to.
YianGaruga
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(02-02-2016, 03:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by BY2K

There's a fucking excel sheet for the localization in the game files and accessible at will!?

That's actually amazing. People could have A LOT of fun with that
Shizuka
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(02-02-2016, 03:06 AM)
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That didn't take long.
entremet
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(02-02-2016, 03:06 AM)
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Wow!
Htown
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(02-02-2016, 03:06 AM)
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so basically you're better off with an emulated Gamecube version than the native PC release?

in 2016?
Dark_castle
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(02-02-2016, 03:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by cwistofu

Yikes, not looking so hot.

I mean cold!

Actually I mean hot.

tuxfool
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(02-02-2016, 03:06 AM)

Originally Posted by MartyStu

The DRM is really the ultimate insult.

Quite. Who would want to pirate this piece of shit?
Coffee Dog
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(02-02-2016, 03:07 AM)
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yikes. D: I was considering buying this, I really like Symphonia. Hopefully the issues are fixed in some way.
Ludger Kresnik
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(02-02-2016, 03:08 AM)
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Originally Posted by cwistofu

Yikes, not looking so hot.

I mean cold!

Actually I mean hot.

DeathSparks
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(02-02-2016, 03:08 AM)

Originally Posted by MartyStu

The DRM is really the ultimate insult.

Whoever at Bamco decided to put this in should be fired
Ridley327
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(02-02-2016, 03:08 AM)
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Wait, you can create your own localization?

Oh man, cult classic in the making.
Dryk
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(02-02-2016, 03:08 AM)
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6 save slots? Now when I talk about how amazing it was that this game had nigh-unlimited saves I'll just look silly.
Akronis
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(02-02-2016, 03:08 AM)
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Oh my god the DRM site looks like some fake rogue anti-virus shit:

http://vmpsoft.com/
Corpekata
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(02-02-2016, 03:09 AM)
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Make sure to preorder Tales of Beseria. It'll include a port of Tales of Vesperia that causes jolts of electricity to surge through any gamepads connected while playing.
BernardoOne
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(02-02-2016, 03:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by MartyStu

The DRM is really the ultimate insult.


Hey guys, let's put idiotic drm on a game that anyone who wanted to pirate it already did long ago. We will deliver a super barebones port and put useless drm on it that can make it harder for modders to fix up their shit.

Who was in charge of this stupidity
Ludger Kresnik
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(02-02-2016, 03:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by Corpekata

Make sure to preorder Tales of Beseria. It'll include a port of Tales of Vesperia that causes jolts of electricity to surge through any gamepads connected while playing.

At least it'd be getting ported to something.
Falk
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(02-02-2016, 03:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by Chairmanchuck

10.It uses a DRM thats called VMProtect, that creates a new *.exe everytime the game starts.

11. And something to chuckle about. Apparently the one who is in charge of the discussionforums for this port was called "Lazy Mofo" on Steam. After being called out, he changed his Steam name.

I swear, you intentionally ordered these in ascending order of hilarity.
Fuu
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(02-02-2016, 03:09 AM)
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holy shit.

here I was naively expecting an easily moddable 30fps lock and nothing else too glaring.
Chairmanchuck
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(02-02-2016, 03:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Falk

I swear, you intentionally ordered these in ascending order of hilarity.

I forgot the last thing ;)

But yeah. checking out his Steam Profile you can see he was called "LaZy MoFo" before.
MarcoZombieCannon
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(02-02-2016, 03:10 AM)
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Man, after Zestiria was such a good port, too...
Schopenhauer
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(02-02-2016, 03:11 AM)
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Perhaps this explains why they were more than willing to offer it up as a pre-order bonus.
Seven Force
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(02-02-2016, 03:11 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ludger Kresnik

His face in the middle of the O kills me every time.
duckroll
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(02-02-2016, 03:11 AM)
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Wow this sounds bad. Colette would definitely trip if she heard about this...
ZoddGutts
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(02-02-2016, 03:12 AM)
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How Idea Factory keeps putting out better ports than bigger companies do is beyond me. lol
Nanashrew
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(02-02-2016, 03:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by Htown

so basically you're better off with an emulated Gamecube version than the native PC release?

in 2016?

Yep. There's even an high-res texture pack for that, that cleans up the UI, characters, and character art and looks rather good in keeping the tone of the game. It's still in WIP I believe but looks good.
Carlius
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(02-02-2016, 03:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by ciddative

To the surprise of no-one, most japanese devs just don't care about PC

thats just not true at all. Namco has taken PC very well after they saw the success it can have with dark souls. Konami too and a bunch of other japanese developers whoa re wiloling to go the PC route as well.

Generalizing like that is just plain ignorant.
Firestorm
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(02-02-2016, 03:12 AM)
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So this is what pushed me over the edge on pre-ordering Zestiria on Steam?

That said, Zestiria was great on PC. This is a helluva step back.
Brazil
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(02-02-2016, 03:12 AM)
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Jesus Christ, Bamco. How expensive can it be to do a decent PC port of one of your most loved games ever?

Game companies are so freaking dense sometimes it boggles the mind. Poor PR people, I tell you.
YianGaruga
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(02-02-2016, 03:13 AM)
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Which will be the next terrible PC port? Danganronpa? Disgaea?

place your bets
rjc571
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(02-02-2016, 03:13 AM)
Holy fucking wow, I mean it's one thing if a port sucks because the developer doesn't care about making it good, but these guys actually WENT OUT OF THERE WAY to make it as bad as possible!
cwistofu
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(02-02-2016, 03:14 AM)

Originally Posted by YianGaruga

Which will be the next terrible PC port? Danganronpa? Disgaea?

place your bets

I will show you true despair! Pupupupu...
desmax
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(02-02-2016, 03:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by YianGaruga

Which will be the next terrible PC port? Danganronpa? Disgaea?

place your bets

Danganronpa probably gonna be bad

I'm expecting no mouse controls, lol
MarcoZombieCannon
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(02-02-2016, 03:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nanashrew

Yep. There's even an high-res texture pack for that, that cleans up the UI, characters, and character art and looks rather good in keeping the tone of the game. It's still in WIP I believe but looks good.

Welp, I'd just dumped DOTNW to play it after playing this, may as well uninstall the port and then dump the GC version. The HD UI is really all it needs anyway.
Ultratech
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(02-02-2016, 03:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by Enter the Dragon Punch

this fucking shitty pc port trend is out of contorol

9/10

But yeah, shame about the crappy PC port.
The Dear Leader
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(02-02-2016, 03:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by YianGaruga

Which will be the next terrible PC port? Danganronpa? Disgaea?

place your bets

Both for $100 Alex!

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