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Archived Post 04-28-2012 07:20 PM

Ejecting Warp Plasma - An instant cripple to my pc
 
Whether I launch it or someone else does the instant it happens my game goes to a freeze frame probably in the 5-10fps range. This is the only thing in game that causes me issues do you guys have any clues why?

Archived Post 04-28-2012 08:29 PM

i am having a similar issue, i thought it was my computer. but if other people r having that problem too. my game is also slowing down during ALL of the breen missions and during the assimilated carrier attack in STF cure

Archived Post 04-29-2012 10:28 PM

"Vent Theta Radiation" (a console) has a similar effect for me. I'm guessing it has something to do with the smoke/gas effects, it's pretty horrible.

Archived Post 04-29-2012 10:53 PM

Set Visual FX quality to Medium (or low).

Archived Post 04-30-2012 01:15 AM

i have changed my settings. thats when my problem started to begin with.

Archived Post 04-30-2012 08:55 AM

Then set em all to low and test out yourself which options lags it the most.....

Archived Post 04-30-2012 09:01 AM

I use vent warp plasma as one of my staple attacks, and have never had any freezing problems. The only time I noticed it cause any serious problem was one time in Kerrat. The zone reset and I warped in, the only fed guy in there, surrounded by 7 klingons. I just started spraying plasma straight away before they could all turn and shoot me. That caused some serious lag.

Archived Post 04-30-2012 02:12 PM

Turn off soft particles under the video options.

Archived Post 04-30-2012 02:53 PM

some graphics card control programs also have a setting for particle effects usually with a slider for balancing between quality and performance, so you might also want to check that as well.


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