You heard him 4090 users, upgrade to a more powerful GPU.

  • @[email protected]
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    18 months ago

    There are no “levels of simulation systems” in Starfield. NPCs don’t even have schedules in this game, they literally just stand around in the same spot 24/7.

    • @[email protected]
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      38 months ago

      It’s still keeping track of lots of variables across a big play space at any time regardless of NPC schedules.

      They tried that once with Oblivion and clearly it didn’t add enough to the game and players experience to return to.

      • @Cypher
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        18 months ago

        They tried that once with Oblivion

        They advertised that with Oblivion’s AI but never delivered on half the claims.

        Go look at the pre-release claims of the Radiant AI and what was actually delivered.

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        -68 months ago

        “keeping track of lots of variables” doesn’t cost CPU time though, since nothing that isn’t on the same map as you is ever relevant for anything. Their engine just fucking sucks.

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          Keeping track of variables doesn’t use CPU time? Ok man. I’m all for hating on Bethesda’s shitty engine but that’s just not true. At the very least it does track what NPCs are doing off screen which is how they end up at your ship when you tell them to go there. They will actually walk to your ship if you don’t get there first.

          On the other hand it’s basically guaranteed that Bethesda spent zero effort optimizing that. I bet it’s the same code they ran for Skyrim.