Category Archives: Games

Battlefield 1 – Epic Music – Zajdi Zadj- Dawn of A New Time

Battlefield 1 came out last November and its a great game, i havnt had time to play it till this weekend.

I was playing the “War Stories” and there was a piece of music that really stuck in my head, its an incredible piece of music.  The hairs on my neck were standing and this tune is incredible.

I need to do more research to see if DICE or its a folk song, either way its amazing.

This song deserves a really great video tbh.

AMD Driver Issues – Update 24th feb

Update 24th feb:
Teh latest AMD drivers cause problems with Overwatch, they seem to cause FPS spikes and basically ruin the game so once again ive rolled back them, drivers to right where i was 16.11.5

I seen a post on the Blizzard forums which acknowledged the issue;

Micro freezes after the new AMD driver update?
https://us.battle.net/forums/en/overwatch/topic/20753198965


So i seemed to have solved the problems with the AMD drivers, i installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and not only does windows feel faster the drivers that had problems before now work.’

However im using 17.1.1 at the moment and have not retried the drivers below that were crashing.

Also when you upgrade your drivers you should always reset your in game video settings usally a “restore to default” option exists.  This seems to have sorted all the problems i was having.

AMD have released new drivers 17.1.2

Ive had 4 crashes to desktop since i installed the newest AMD 16.12.2 with Battlefield 1 so ive rolled back to 16.11.5.  The problems and crashes also happen with other games.  Im running Windows 10 64 bit with an AMD R9 380 4 GB.

The errors i got in Battlefield 1 happened 4 times and i wasn’t using DirectX 12 mode either and it never occurred before with previous drivers.


 

 

 

 

And since rolling back the drivers I’ve had no problems, guess the lads at AMD need to sort out the driver.

After a quick Google it seems im not the only person with this problem.

https://community.amd.com/thread/208966

https://www.google.ie/search?q=amd+16.12.1+problems&oq=amd+16.12.1

Edit:
AMD have released new drivers 16.12.2 and i still have issues with them so back to the old drivers.  A clean install of windows 10 didn’t fix the issue either.

16.12.2 – New Error -wtf

Even the update a few days ago still hasn’t sorted the problems.

 

 

Call of Duty – Modern Warfare Remastered – Supply Drop Guy

Firstly Activison adding supply drops to Modern Warfare Re masted is shitty, scummy and typical.

 

 

Anyway when i seen that supply drops had been added to the game i seen the guy they added who gives them out is none other than irish actor and ex-glenroe man Timothy V. Murphy.

Hes been in a tonne of programs since Glenroe of course.

Rainbow Six Seige Connection Problems Error 8-0x00000052

If your getting this error and you cant connect to the Rainbow Six Seige Servers its most likely a NAT issues.   If you check the options menu when the game starts up it probably will say “NAT type Strict”.

You will need to port forward to fix this issues;

https://support.ubi.com/en-gb/Faqs/000023138/Connectivity-issues-in-Rainbow-6-Siege

2. Ports
If following the steps above to update and configure your firewall does not resolve the issue, it will be necessary to forward ports. You will need to forward these ports to your computer’s IP address for the best possible connection:

Uplay PC:
TCP: 80, 443, 14000, 14008.

Game Ports:
UDP: 6015

You will need to forward the port 6015

Steam forum;
https://steamcommunity.com/app/359550/discussions/0/458604254457758832/

Battlefield 4 & Battlefield 1 Bluetooth Headsets gives no sound


There’s a problem with Battlefield 4 and Battlefield 1 where you get no sound if your playing with a bluetooth headset.  After a bit of googling and research i found the solution;

1. Goto; control panel->Hardware and Sound->Devices and Printers

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2. Select Properties on your Bluetooth headset and go to the services section.

3. Uncheck “Handsfree Telephony”.

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Note this works on Windows 10 cant say if it work on Windows 7 or 8.

No Mans Skys PC Possable Stutter/Hitching Fixes

Found this fix for the game on reddit which seems to fix the terrible stutter problems that people are having;

https://www.reddit.com/r/NoMansSkyTheGame/comments/4xgw82/pc_users_incredible_fps_fix/

The Fix:
Is to create a shortcut to the games executable file “NMS.exe”.  Then in the target window paste the following;

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /c start “Process Monitor” /High “E:\GOG Games\No Man’s Sky\Binaries\NMS.exe”

Note:
Replace “E:\GOG Games\No Man’s Sky\Binaries\NMS.exe”with the path to game on your system.

EDIT:
This fix doesn’t work for me and in fact seems to make the game perform even worse, its best to update to the “BETA / Experimental” Patches available on Steam and GOG.

Aliens: Colonial Marines-PC Mods

Can the game that Gearbox Hyped outta the sky be fixed on the PC? Well maybe sure it might look a little better but we nothing like the Demo’s Mr Randy Pitchford showed us.

http://www.dsogaming.com/news/aliens-colonial-marines-can-look-good-sweetfx-vs-vanilla/
http://steamcommunity.com/app/49540/discussions/0/846945411130207968/
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/122198-PC-Gamers-Pretty-Up-Aliens-Colonial-Marines
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=127541833#25938
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=127541833#25938
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2013/02/19/modders-give-gearboxs-aliens-some-colonic-irrigation/