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Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen PC |OT| Wolves hunt in 4K

Ricerocket

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Don't remember this happening on console. I did to it on normal and I started over..but this went to character creation lol.

Suppose to do that?
If you mean by the intro dungeon with the chimaera then no, I don't think so. That is supposed to happen after you encounter the dragon...
 

CadetMahoney

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Stay free into free.



Note XP is doubled when playing in hard mode. Also there is an item that doubles XP on top of the existing XP rate, so using Blessed Flowers during hard mode would give you quad XP. Blessed Flower explained here, plus avoiding pitfalls and general tips:

http://pastebin.com/C3f7V69h

Other info such as best inclinations for warrior pawn, Automatic Vocation ranking (which everyone should know) and other important information such as "Who hired my pawn?" can be found above.

I read that and remembered that Port Crystals are the absolute best item to gift to a brand new player.
 

Tiops

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Where can I see the achievement list? I'm at work right now, so I can't open the steam client.
 

Reizo Ryuu

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Woah, 40 mins? Well I'm interested in doing that sometime.
Yes, your vocation decides some story rewards, so you have to replay the game several times to get them all.
At some point I was just flying through the game and the fastest I think I got through it was 36 minutes.

Can you choose the difficulty when you change to NG+?

For example, normal first play through, then Hard on NG+.
Ehh, kinda?
Switching difficulties always resets the game, and ng+ doesn't actually change anything, so you are effectly just reseting the game everytime you go into "ng+" or change difficulty.
 

dcassell

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At work all day, and can't play this until later this weekend, but listening to the soundtrack of this game has me very excited to jump in. Into Free is un-findable everywhere but some old page on G4's website from 2012
 

MisterSamMan

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At work all day, and can't play this until later this weekend, but listening to the soundtrack of this game has me very excited to jump in. Into Free is un-findable everywhere but some old page on G4's website from 2012
Into Free is also on the US iTunes store for $0.69. WELL WORTH IT!
 

Reizo Ryuu

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Dumb questions while I wait to get off work:

-Any SLi configs yet?

-Any nice GeDoSaTo configs?

-Best starting pawn for an Arisen that wants to go Fighter then spec into Mystic Knight?
Your pawn can be whatever you want, you can hire others for other roles.
 

Corpekata

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Dumb questions while I wait to get off work:

-Any SLi configs yet?

-Any nice GeDoSaTo configs?

-Best starting pawn for an Arisen that wants to go Fighter then spec into Mystic Knight?
Probably a mage since they'll have access to loads of spells you won't on MK.
 

Vuze

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That HBAO+ fog bleeding. Will have to check out ENB's AO later, even if it's just the prologue where it works lol
 

Sectus

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Savegame tool I made for converting savegames from 360/PS3 to PC: http://www.tzarsectus.com/tools/DDsavetool.rar

You can also unpack and repack saves to/from XML with it. Read the readme.txt for usage information. When converting savegame from console to PC, you'll also need a PC savegame (it reads your steam id from the PC savegame and adds it to the converted savegame). Getting your savegame file from console might be a small hassle, but I'm sure anyone who really wants to convert their savegame are familiar with copying save files from xbox or ps3.

There's a limitation that you have to be using a console Dark Arisen savegame when converting; it can't be an original Dragon's Dogma save.

If you converted a savegame with v1.0 of this tool from xbox to PC and you're experiencing problems going online in the game. Use this command "DDAsavetool -reset DDDA.sav" to reset online pawn data which will fix this issue. Any saves converted from v1.1 and forward should not have this problem.

Example of converted save:
Xbox: http://abload.de/img/2016-01-15_18-00-51ffs1v.jpg
PC: http://abload.de/img/ddda2016-01-1517-56-49vs4x.jpg

You can find your PC savegame at \\Steam\userdata\[steamuserid]\367500\remote\DDDA.sav

The tool requires VS2008 C++ runtime libraries to be installed: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29

Source code for save tool: http://www.tzarsectus.com/tools/source/DDsavetool.rar
 

Alo81

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Savegame tool I made for converting savegames from 360/PS3 to PC: http://www.tzarsectus.com/tools/DDsavetool.rar

You can also unpack and repack saves to/from XML with it. Read the readme.txt for usage information. When converting savegame from console to PC, you'll also need a PC savegame (it reads your steam id from the steam savegame and adds it to the converted savegame). Getting your savegame file from console might be a small hassle, but I'm sure anyone who really wants to convert their savegame are familiar with copying save files from xbox or ps3.

Example of converted save:
Xbox: http://abload.de/img/2016-01-15_18-00-51ffs1v.jpg
PC: http://abload.de/img/ddda2016-01-1517-56-49vs4x.jpg
That's fantastic. Will this make it easier to just copy and paste created characters into save files as well?
 

garath

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Looks like you can't start immediately in hard mode. That's ok by me I think.

edit: oops.. spoke too soon!
 

Lagamorph

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I'm guessing Steam servers have failed (wow, I'm shocked, I can't ever think when that has happened, except for every other time something popular happens on Steam) as Steam is trying and failing to download an update for this.
 

Reizo Ryuu

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Savegame tool I made for converting savegames from 360/PS3 to PC: http://www.tzarsectus.com/tools/DDsavetool.rar

You can also unpack and repack saves to/from XML with it. Read the readme.txt for usage information. When converting savegame from console to PC, you'll also need a PC savegame (it reads your steam id from the steam savegame and adds it to the converted savegame). Getting your savegame file from console might be a small hassle, but I'm sure anyone who really wants to convert their savegame are familiar with copying save files from xbox or ps3.

Example of converted save:
Xbox: http://abload.de/img/2016-01-15_18-00-51ffs1v.jpg
PC: http://abload.de/img/ddda2016-01-1517-56-49vs4x.jpg
I was waiting for this, damn wbacon keeping me in anticipation
 

Tiops

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Thank you!

So, the new achievements are:

- The Sprinter (speedrun mode);
- Hardened Veteran (hard mode);
- 100 (reach level 100);
- 200 (reach level 200);
- Eye Gouger (defeat
the Gazer
);
- Conqueror (defeat
Daimon
);
- The Inquisitor (defeat
the Dark Bishop
);
- Cheat Death (defeat
Death
);
- True Conqueror (defeat
Daimon's true form
);

Awesome :)
 

PuppetSlave

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I'm guessing Steam servers have failed (wow, I'm shocked, I can't ever think when that has happened, except for every other time something popular happens on Steam) as Steam is trying and failing to download an update for this.
What is the symptom that it's trying and failing? (I assume you are not mistaking the unlocking, that is green graph to the network(blue) ?)
 

moop1167

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Is anyone else's game loading up in windowed mode even though fullscreen is checked? Every time I start up the game I have to go into the options and reset it.
 

FLAguy954

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Any word on performance on an i5 processor and a 290x (or similar combinations)?

4k performance specifically 👍 (if there is already a PC performance thread, a link would be nice).
 

pahamrick

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Is anyone else having audio problems with the opening cutscene that plays immediately after the prologue? The sound is all distorted and there's a ton of static that happens while it plays.
 

Sectus

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That's fantastic. Will this make it easier to just copy and paste created characters into save files as well?
That definitely should be possible. I haven't fiddled much with the values in the savefile, but everything is in text form so you'd just need to find the values which are related to character creation and replace those.
 

Lagamorph

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What is the symptom that it's trying and failing? (I assume you are not mistaking the unlocking, that is green graph to the network(blue) ?)
Yeah I was getting confused with the decryption.
Just Steams usual utterly shite disk performance. Same issue when installing from a DVD, Steam takes absolutely forever to do pretty much anything with a hard disk besides downloading from the internet to it.

It took me literally 10 minutes to actually download the game via Steam, how can it take several times longer than that to decrypt? I'm tempted to just delete it and re-download. When that's the faster option, there's something wrong with your software.
 

Elman

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MY GOD! SO SMOOOOOOOOOTH!
It's sooooo weird...but it's been a long time coming :)

What really got me is that the face tattoo options are no longer incomprehensible blobs of pixels.

EDIT: HOLY SHIT YOU CAN TILT THE CAMERA DURING CHARACTER CREATION WITH TRIGGERS

WHY DIDN'T I KNOW THIS FOR THE PS3 VERSION

EDIT 2: CAMERA TILTING IS PRESSURE SENSITIVE. FUCK!
 

threelights

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So, how do you get the controller prompts to appear?

The controller is working no problem, but I just get K&M prompts...