thinking about all those videos i watched comparing 30fps to 60fps and not noticing any difference. it might just be a consequence of watching these vids on a tiny netbook screen but i still feel bad cuz framerates is a pretty big deal for videogames.
one excuse why games keep getting pubbed at 30fps or sometimes even 15fps (another diff i can’t tell on a netbook screen) is cuz some game creators want to emulate movies instead of making games.
when movies go at 60fps it looks weird, apparently.
just like when a game moves at 30fps it looks weird. feels weird to play too. i say apparently cuz i’m no hardware person. i just found out today that my 6yo netbook has a micro SD card reader.
another common reason games are pubbed at subpar framerates is cuz every game wants to be a billion p 3D HD whatever blabbity blah graphics.
graphics that are just your bog-standard mainstream triple A “art” “style” we’ve seen ad naseum.
so yeah i feel bad about not noticing anything differences between good-for-games framerates and movie-director-envy framerates. i want to do what i can to appreciate videogames that progress the medium, not regress it or try to turn it into a medium it’s not.
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