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Motion sickness Source engine

#1kmmmanPosted 11/6/2008 7:06:41 AM
Those who have played the demo and also suffered from motion sickness in HL2, how is the field of view on this game? Does the demo allow changing FOV values? I'm very interested in this game, but so far all source engine games except Portal have given me serious motion sickness problems. It's well known that HL2 had the same problems with large numbers of folks, so I'm trying to get some early feedback on this. Thanks.
#2AmoBishopRodenPosted 11/11/2008 4:00:08 PM
Yeah, I can't play this game either (dammit!) due to motion sickness. Lame. I should also state I'm playing the xbox demo, for the record.
#3Bloodknight52Posted 11/11/2008 4:01:07 PM
HL2 gave me problems, but this didn't at all. I think this game improved over that issue.
#4spartan574Posted 11/11/2008 4:16:58 PM
The PC version lets you put a code in the console that fixes the POV so that you won't get sick so easily.
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#5Perfect GokuPosted 11/11/2008 4:18:30 PM
I'm DLing the L4D PC version demo and the 360 version demo at the same time right now. =p

But if the L4D PC version uses the same type of options menu as other source games, the advance graphics settings SHOULD have a slider for fiddling around with the field of view.

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#6TriforcePowerXPosted 11/11/2008 4:19:03 PM
Not as bad. HL2 was really dizzying, this game doesn't give you motion sickness too much.
#7GTAcrazyPosted 11/11/2008 4:45:51 PM
Half Life 2 always gave me a headache after playing it for a while.
This game, Portal, and Team Fortress 2 didn't.
So I'll assume you're safe.
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#8BONESBRlGADEPosted 11/11/2008 4:49:44 PM
anybody know why the POV in HL2 gave u motion sickness?

i almost barfed while playing hl2 for like an hour..

#9bitstream5Posted 11/13/2008 9:42:34 PM
this one gives me motion sickness just as half-life 2 did. although it seems to take a bit longer to kick in.
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#10HOOOFARTEDPosted 11/13/2008 9:43:23 PM
Wow so this is where all the wimps hang out.....
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