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18th March, 2008 at 12:10:13 -

What processor do you have? My current game is very processor intensive and at the moment it seems the minimum requirement is 3ghz Pentium 4 (and whatever the AMD equivalent is).

What processors do you have?
It runs non stop at full speed on a 3ghz Core2, and full speed with a few jolts here and there on a 3ghz Pentium 4.

Also, what about graphics cards, although i'm not sure how much they affect the HWA MMF games.

Thanks in advance!

 
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Intel Core 2 Duo Quad,
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Thanks Tim.

For those who are unsure how to find their processor:
Click start, Run, then type in diag and press enter.
In Vista just type diag straight into the search box and press enter.

 
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18th March, 2008 at 12:23:16 -

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I got a Intel Core Quad 2.4ghz overclocked to 3ghz. And my graphics card is a Geforce 8800 GTX.

 
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18th March, 2008 at 12:56:00 -

My current (portable) is a 2ghz C2D.

Graphics card? I don't know! ATI something. (looks around) X1600!

 
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18th March, 2008 at 14:04:57 -

Thanks guys! It seems like the majority of people will be able to run the game fine! I'll still try and optimize it further, though.

 
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18th March, 2008 at 15:03:21 -

On my better machine: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.16GHz; 2GB RAM; GeForce 8600GTS
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18th March, 2008 at 17:29:12 -

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18th March, 2008 at 18:09:53 -

Thanks again people!

I like the way people list their RAM as if a click game is ever really going to use over 100MB

 
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18th March, 2008 at 19:09:02 -


Originally Posted by -Mr. Rush-
Thanks again people!

I like the way people list their RAM as if a click game is ever really going to use over 100MB


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18th March, 2008 at 19:17:36 -

why would a click game be that cpu intensive? WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU MAKING!!!
TELL ME!@!

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As soon as you start using lots of fast loops in a click game, the processor usage skyrockets! And for what i'm making, you can check my projects. It's Project: Roller Coaster.

 
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18th March, 2008 at 19:38:23 -

this sounds like an mmf problem. loops shouldnt suck up that much cpu usage. i can generally use a tons pf loops of about 10,000+ loops no problem in a real programming language, with barely a few percent shift in cpu usage. are you using heavily nested loops?

anyway, if its gonna be that cpu intensive i'm gonna be very sad cause i want to play that so baad!

 
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Intel Quad Core QX9650 @ 4GHz

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18th March, 2008 at 19:54:13 -

It's not an MMF problem, it completely depends what the loop your running is. For example a load of loops with collisions would be very intensive. I can happily say though that my game does not have a single collision detection in it

Also, it has loads of (thousands) of rotated objects.

 
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18th March, 2008 at 20:01:37 -

You can't really be making it right if it takes up that much CPU power Want me to take a look at it?

Oh, wait, did you just say it uses thousands of objects? That must be it. MMF problem. I scrapped one of my projects because it started to stutter at about 2000 objects

Hmm.. try to lower the amount of objects. Maybe look at what RCT2 did, back in the olde days when having a lot of objects was a problem even for non-klik games.

BTW, I have a 2.4 Ghz P4. But you shouldn't really aim for high requirements, most of us who play free games can't afford the ones for sale. Or are trying to find a fun game for a poor computer.

 
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My game really has been stripped down since i started making it and it's about as light as i can get it. If you look at the screenshots youll see that you can bend the track any way you like, so i can't draw out readymade pieces.

The best i can do is have a huge overlay object and draw the track into it.

Alternatively, i can add backdrops instead of actives, but it makes the delete button a pain, i will try it though. It will make the delete button lag by a second or two.

 
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19th March, 2008 at 08:32:21 -

I know Roller Coaster Tycoon has low requirements, but even if i made the game as simple as that it just wouldn't be doing what i wanted. The idea of the game is that you're free to do exactly what you want and complete the level in your own way precisely.

I have created a low-graphics version which basically doesn't have alpha channels, this should run fine on any system. Those of you with Core 2s or high Pentium 4s should be able to run it with the nice smooth alpha channel tracks.

 
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A Zilog Z80 @ 3.5 mhz

 
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I gots me an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 "Wolfdale" clocked at 3 GHZ. It's great.

 
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Same as mine, Bibin ^^ but you know that, because i was asking you about it

 
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I have an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4Ghz and a GeForce 8800 GTS.

It's a shame your game uses up such resources, but a game of that kind can't help it. I'm sure most people nowadays can run it fine anyway.

 
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Originally Posted by Bibin
I gots me an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 "Wolfdale" clocked at 3 GHZ. It's great.



If you ever have any luck over-clocking that, let me know. I've got an E8500 @ 3.16, but I've read you can get them over 4 on air-cooling alone. Don't have the guts to try it myself though.

 
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I know this was a dead topic, but I gotta bring it up to show you guys how pathetic it is to not afford a new compy.

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Internet Laptop that I don't like to dev on (because everyone uses it and it's not in a comfortable workplace-- plus it's just crappy for developing on): (quoted from diag) Processor: Mobile AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3300+, MMX, 3DNow, ~2.0Ghz
Memory: 382MB RAM

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But I still can't run klik games. I can on my eeePC though.

 
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Originally Posted by Broomie
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But I still can't run klik games. I can on my eeePC though.



Try Darwine, it runs most klik-games fine on OS X .

 
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The machine I'm on now is a 1.5ghz G4


Must look into Darwine!

 
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Darwine makes my Hackintosh cry.
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