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- Subject: RE: Ironic comment RE: cooperative multitasking
- From: "Joshua Jensen" <jjensen@...>
- Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 23:25:27 -0600
> > Yeah, it is scary. You also have to fit in all your
> content: terrain,
> > models, textures, sound, animations, screen buffers, etc.
> The advantage of a console is that you can do all that easily
> within 64MB. Especially given that consoles tend to have
> lower quality texture/sound files, simply because today's
> TV's can't really support much better. Maybe once HDTV hits off...
It's not as easy as you think... today's console games have a huge
amount of content, like mountains that don't have fixed runs and you can
roam all over.
> This is why I'll always prefer PC gaming. Not to mention
> consoles' best RPG is the FF series (New in version XI -
> *less* gameplay than FMV!!) while computers are constantly
> churning out top-quality games, like Baldur's Gate series.
> Which use Lua. ~,^
So do some console games I know of...