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Captain
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 745
# 11
07-10-2012, 08:02 AM
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Originally Posted by boolybooly View Post
How often do you press enter and start chat typing only to find you are typing hotkeys?
Ah, putting my character into autorun and then opening umpteen windows (doffs,inventory,etc).
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Career Officer
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 514
# 12
07-10-2012, 08:14 AM
Both the UI, and the engine behind it needs a total redesign. The UI/HUD is bound to your CPU meaning when u have a 'slow' CPU, your fps will drop even with the fastest videocard around. Go to SOL system with 40/50 players, press the button that disables the UI/HUD and see the awesome FPS increase! (And a drop in CPU usage)

Its time the UI gets GPU accelerated.
Captain
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 4,501
# 13
07-10-2012, 08:20 AM
I either click my chat bar or press enter and start typing, only to have my game lag for two minutes trying to process all the hotkeys I hit.

If I type "I am using an Odyssey" in my game when the chatbox wasn't active like I thought it was, I would have (let's say I'm in space):

Opened my inventory
turned my ship a small bit to the left
opened the map
opened my status
turned my ship up a little
closed my inventory
opened my duty officer window
turned my ship a little more to the left
opened my social window
turned my ship a little to the right
opened the dilithium exchange
turned my ship a little up
increased my ship throttle to one quarter
closed the dilithium exchange

And it would lag for a while, depending on how fast my computer was running that day.
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