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#921598 - 10/31/13 11:14 AM Re: Secret Files: Sam Peters Now Available [Re: BrownEyedTigre]
mj2c Offline
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Registered: 12/06/07
Posts: 1047
Only just started this but what struck me straight away is what a fantastically slick and quick game engine they use. Quick screen load times and fade in and fade outs, whilst still there are fast and smooth. A joy to play. Contrast this with a couple of other games I've played recently (Cognition, The Raven) which , whilst I enjoyed them they are somewhat spoilt by their engine.

The Raven, which I really enjoyed was marred by being a resource hog. I had to turn the resolution down to the minimum and even then it was awful, with p.a.i.n.f.u.l.l. screen load times, sloooow fade in/fade outs and sluggish performance in general.

Cognition, again I've enjoyed the episodes Ive played but the engine was a bit ropey. At times some really bad animation. I always put this down to the fact that it seemed to get it's production values from the casual genre rather than the traditional adventure.

#921601 - 10/31/13 11:17 AM Re: Secret Files: Sam Peters Now Available [Re: BrownEyedTigre]
Rushes Offline
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Registered: 07/10/05
Posts: 23997
Loc: UK
I'll agree with you on The Raven, mj2c. It was as slow as molasses. Good to hear that Secret Files performs well.
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