Sonic chronicles lagging a bit

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Sep 25, 2008

Sonic chronicles lagging a bit by jaouad at 11:32 PM (1,526 Views / 0 Likes) 15 replies

  1. jaouad
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    First i want to introduce myself haha [​IMG]

    Hi everyone im new here and i made this acount since i had this problem with sonic chronicles

    I just downloaded sonic chronicles and first i found a problem with not being able to make a save file. i fixed that

    So ive been playing so far and i just love the game

    but it lags so often. I know its not normal since ive seen tons of gameplay footages. but why and is there a solution to this
     
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    My theorie was that this may not be the final version of the game or maybe its just my card

    i really dont know
     
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    When it lags for me, it's when I change directions while running, and I'm pretty sure that it's just due to crappy transitions. I got used to it pretty fast, though/
     
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    yep same thing with me

    does it also lag in cutscenes? cuz mine does
     
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    The game just has a terrible engine. This happens to everyone unless maybe you have a fast microsd card. Just deal with it.
     
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    I'm using a Supercard DS-ONE with the latest firmware. It may be my flashcard, but it does indeed seem pretty choppy and such. I don't know if this happens on a real cartridge.

    At any rate, the game is still fun and playable! [​IMG]
     
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    do you think a different version of the rom would fix the prob ??
     
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    @granville oftopic

    did you see the reviews

    6.5 at ign

    i find it like one of the best rpgs on the ds yet

    is it really that bad:S
     
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    It's called bad developers.
     
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    bioware... bad devolopers?? [​IMG]

    ive seen so many footages and no lag at all, maybe its the rom
     
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    The game really isn't good, the engine is choppy and glitchy, theres no real "depth" to the gameplay, and it just feels unfinished.
     
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    1. BioWare is a n00b when it comes to DS, if they took some more time, the game would be a lot better.
    2. Most of the time, the studio, touches up the trailer.
    3. Various reviews stated that the engine has lag, and the sound and videos are way too compressed.
     
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    but they made mass effect...
     
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    and kotor

    i mean wtf :S:S

    i just cant stand the lag and i really hoped that it would e the rom instead of the real game

    everyone here says bad developing but ill continue my search for other answers


    thanks
     
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    It's a matter of perspective. All reviews so far:

    IGN
    6.5 out of 10

    Game Informer
    8.5 out of 10

    Eurogamer
    7 out of 10

    Nintendo Power
    8 out of 10

    Ngamer UK
    7.9 out of 10

    GamePro
    3.5 out of 5

    Most reviews should be on here when they come:
    http://www.gamerankings.com/htmlpages2/941521.asp

    I really hate it when reviews are so split like this if I don't know if the game is good or not. Kirby Super Star Ultra did this as well:

    http://www.gamerankings.com/htmlpages2/949625.asp

    But then, almost all the fans love this one (I know I do). So like I said, a matter of perspective. If you love it, it shouldn't matter what others think.
     
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    do you really need a "professional" reviewer to tell you if a game is good when you have a flashcart?
     

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