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Grand Theft Auto V - Released on PC

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by bert, Jun 12, 2014.

  1. Jick Magger Arcane Patron

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    Niko's a good character, one that'd suit a more serious stand-alone crime game. I just don't think he really suits a Grand Theft Auto game. I dunno, riding to a mission house while hearing the WHACKY AND ZANY radio shows only to have him arrive and talk about the horrific shit he did during the Bosnian wars while questioning the nature of the human soul felt like a really weird change in mood.
     
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  2. TheHeroOfTime Arcane

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    Rockstar Banning Single Player Mods In Grand Theft Auto V PC

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    It looks like people playing the single player portion of Grand Theft Auto on PC are getting banned too.

    A lot of players have left negative reviews for Grand Theft Auto V on the game’s official listing on Steam. Some of them were banned for using mods on GTA Online, but others were banned using mods while playing the single player mode.

    One Steam user named Sumner said:

    “Single player is where it’s at! No wannabe ‘Rockstars’ to ruin your fun and give you a ban for the simplest things… Apparently there are people getting banned for modding in SP.”

    Another user named Sangre said:

    “If you thought you were going to get a GTA optimized for PC, forget it. Rockstar once again is doing everything in there power to stop single player mods and 3rd party patches, despite all of the aspects where the game is lacking”

    Other users were more specific as some players have been using a mod called “FOV” in Grand Theft Auto V. FOV stands for “Field of Vision” and is a mod that allows PC gamers to fit the game properly on certain monitors.

    Steam user Ronald McRegan explained it perfectly:

    “Being the “definitive edition” I expected it to take into account the strengths of PC gaming, including the ability to mod games. The worst example of this, and the main reason I gave it a negative review is the FOV mods. The default FOV is not natural for PC gamers, even at maximum settings it’s only able to see half the windscreen and half the side window when driving, and you have little awareness of your surroundings in first-person. If you try to fix this yourself with simple mods, your account is banned without warning for an unspecified period of time.”

    Most of the negative reviews for Grand Theft Auto V were made recently. Hopefully Rockstar stops banning people for using simple graphical mods used during single player.
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    GTA V PC Mods Officially Blocked by the End User License Agreement

    As we reported yesterday, many players have found themselves getting banned from GTA Online for using mods. This would be understandable, but the mods in question only impacted the single player portion of GTA V, leaving GTA Online untouched. Many wondered why Rockstar would do this, and what justification they had to ban players for using mods, however it seems that the End User License Agreement (EULA) that players agree to explicitly prohibits the use of any mods within the game.

    The specific text reads “You agree not to: reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, display, perform, prepare derivative works based on, or otherwise modify the Software, in whole or in part”. This part of the EULA has been used as a reason for many of the bans that players have been reporting over the last few days.

    Normally this section of an EULA would be standard stuff, with the developer choosing to ignore it in favor of a bustling mod community. However, Rockstar seems to be leveraging it to get players out who simply wanted to change their single player experience. The big question is, how long has this text been present in the EULA. Many online are reporting that this was a recent change, but the notice at the top lists the last revision to the document as October of 2013. Checking the page’s source info yields a change as recent as this morning though, but there is no way to tell what that change was. It could have been simple formatting or some other innocuous alteration.

    The fact is that the EULA now explicitly prohibits the use of mods, no matter what mode of GTA V you are in. It is still up to Rockstar to decide if they want to enforce this policy though. They are currently deciding to enforce it fairly heavily, but they could easily change course if enough fans speak out against the bans.


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  3. btbgfel Scholar

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    Paid GTAV mods incoming.
     
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    WUUUUUUUUUH? Lamar's the funniest npc in the game!
     
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  5. Multiple Sarcasm Arcane

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    Well, those scumbags dared to pay for the game only once. Next they'll start thinking they own their copies. Gotta nip that shit in the bud.
     
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    I must say I did kind of like him after that mission.
     
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    This part has been in standard gaming licences long time. It's a standard lawyer form to ensure all rights given by copyright, and nobody bothered to modify it to be different for each game.

    So, someone decided to actually read it?
     
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    pirating gta 5 now
     
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  10. DragoFireheart all caps, rainbow colors, SOMETHING.

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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    So not only are they trying to play single player with mods, but Rockstar is telling people how they can play their game?

    Steam is such a pile of shit. I encourage everyone and anyone to pirate this piece of shit developer.
     
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  12. DragoFireheart all caps, rainbow colors, SOMETHING.

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    I read about this on reddit as well.

    Yes, Rockstar is doing it for "multiplayer" reasons. Still horseshit.
     
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    HEY COUSIN LET'S GO BOWLING

    Actually I never finished IV either, that's why I can't really comment on its replay

    HEY COUSIN LET'S GO BOWLING

    value. But maybe more people thought it was too long, that's why V is ridiculously short. As in Call of Doody short. But yeah the characters were not that great, especially Niko.

    HEY COUSIN LET'S GO BOWLING
    Not to mention the radio stations in IV are pretty boring, at least they've improved them again in V. The best one is still Chatterbox from GTA III though.

    Absolutely Lazlow. KILLER BEES!
     
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    Remember when Carth said: "Yeah, I saw her on the end of this penis here"?

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    Call of Duty short? I've got 29 hours in the game, and it's mostly doing missions.
     
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    Now that I've finally gotten this game on PC I have to say I'm just plain impressed with the performance. I'm running relatively old rig that wasn't much of a top of the line (except maybe for CPU when it was released in last decade)

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    After fiddling around game runs at very playable FPS with Textures, Shaders, Shadows on Very High, pop density maxed and rest toggled On or High along with 2xMSAA (because fuck you FXAA). The in game memory thing says I'm at 2287/1023 mb usage yet there's no stuttering at all typically related to going overboard with RAM or VRAM

    Plain impressive.
     
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    Interesting, I get stuttering after playing for a while if I exceed my 2047 mb limit by at least 200.
     
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  20. Wilian Arcane Patron

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    How much RAM do you have? I was running with 8gb at first and it stuttered after awhile but after adding my 2 other blocks for 12gb total it stopped. There's also speculation that if you alt tab out it clears things up. I play on Windowed Borderless and whenever I tab out and back in hangs at around 10-15fps for 30 seconds or so as if reloading everything after which it's back up and smooth.
     
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  22. Multidirectional Arcane

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    Yeah I have 8gb. I play on Borderless too so I wouldn't have to use V Sync. Lack of triple buffering in this game is annoying and a soft I use to add it to games (RadeonPro) doesn't work with this.
     
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  23. Wilian Arcane Patron

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    Maybe it's because of the RAM then. Though I can't really say since I'm not that technically apt. All I know is that at least seemingly my GPU seems to offload data from VRAM to RAM rather efficiently or something :p
     
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    I've got everything maxxed out except MSAA@1920x1200 (2x) The maximum system RAM usage I've seen while running GTAV was 5,5/12GB. And that's with background stuff running (3GB VRAM).
     
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  25. Wilian Arcane Patron

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    But what is your GPU like and with how much VRAM?
     
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