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Old 12-13-11, 01:52 PM   #23
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Join Date: Sep 2004
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Default Re: Graphics or Gameplay?

I'll take good art direction over technical effects. I'll take bad gameplay if the story is good enough. I'll take a bad story if the gameplay is good enough. I tend not to like games that have great graphics but neither captivating story or gameplay, but I don't mind mediocre graphics if it has the right story and gameplay.

Then we have the issue of graphics that effect the gameplay. I'm referring to improperly implemented whiz-bang effects that cripple the gameplay due to FPS drops during critical periods. I'd rather have those turned off and enjoy a constant frame rate.
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