Want to slow the game down

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thimble
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Want to slow the game down

Post by thimble » Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:33 pm

Combat is too fast for my taste. Dungeon Master felt about right to me, while this game is maybe 1.5-2x faster in combat. Too twitchy for me, and the repercussions of mistakes are too high for me to enjoy just living with it.

I recommend simply including a speed slider or toggle of sorts.

No, I don't want to play on 'easy', I just don't want the game to be quite so twitchy. Maybe 60% of current speed or so.

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Darklord
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Re: Want to slow the game down

Post by Darklord » Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:39 pm

The game is balanced for the speed it runs at, that being said there are programs that allow you to modify this,

Cheat Engine (use at own risk!)

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1688&hilit=speed&start=40#p18696

Fan made timer patch,(adjusting speed may cause other issues so only do this is you feel you must)

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1688&hilit=speed&start=40#p18684

So go for it, and let us know how it goes! :)

Daniel.
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Re: Want to slow the game down

Post by thimble » Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:12 pm

Years later, it went very poorly. It made the game play unevenly, and I gave up on it shortly. I never really went back to it.

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Re: Want to slow the game down

Post by Dr.Disaster » Wed Jan 29, 2014 3:56 pm

thimble wrote:Combat is too fast for my taste.
That's what the difficulty setting is for. If monsters are too fast for you go with "Normal" or "Easy".

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Re: Want to slow the game down

Post by thimble » Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:25 pm

Dr.Disaster wrote:
thimble wrote:Combat is too fast for my taste.
That's what the difficulty setting is for. If monsters are too fast for you go with "Normal" or "Easy".
If only you finished reading the post you replied to, it might have addressed this comment before you made it!

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Re: Want to slow the game down

Post by Dr.Disaster » Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:05 pm

thimble wrote:
Dr.Disaster wrote:
thimble wrote:Combat is too fast for my taste.
That's what the difficulty setting is for. If monsters are too fast for you go with "Normal" or "Easy".
If only you finished reading the post you replied to, it might have addressed this comment before you made it!
I read your necro'd post and my reply stays the same.

Speed-wise "Normal" is really fine.
The speed increase of "Hard" can get dicy at times which it should; otherwise it would not be hard at all.

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Re: Want to slow the game down

Post by thimble » Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:07 pm

So your only contribution is "it's not a problem for me, shut up". Wonderful.

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Re: Want to slow the game down

Post by Dr.Disaster » Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:35 pm

Look. I don't want to sound rude but we are talking about a real-time based game here. IIRC in versions before 1.3.x it was possible to influence the game's speed a bit with a console command but that option is gone. So I told you how the speed of the game can be adjusted today to a level you might prefer. If this boils down to playing on "Easy" which IMO is too slow .. well sorry but that's all LoG offers today.

Anyway there is always the common approach to slow either the game or the whole pc down to your liking by use of some 3rd party slowdown utility.

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Re: Want to slow the game down

Post by Komag » Thu Jan 30, 2014 11:51 pm

about the only thing "Easy" setting affects is monster reaction speed, so it's a legitimate play-through if you select "Easy".
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Re: Want to slow the game down

Post by Eobersig » Fri Jan 31, 2014 12:00 am

Dr.Disaster wrote:... IIRC in versions before 1.3.x it was possible to influence the game's speed a bit with a console command but that option is gone. ...
That still works for me though.

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