View Full Version : Low of High Ping???

05-26-2002, 09:34 AM
When you play Galaxies...How good internet is neccesary for a good ping like 30 - 40???? I have 256 k ADSL is that good enough???

Plz help....................

Zargo was here........

Jan Gaarni
05-26-2002, 09:41 AM
That all depends on how far away (physically) from the server you are, how many people are on that server, what route you use to connect to server, and other factors.

No matter how good your download rate is, it's gonna be affected by these factors and more.

Or atleast that's what I've believed so far. Could be wrong of course. :D

05-26-2002, 09:43 AM
Well, the devs have said that you won't need ADSL or equivalent to play the game, but you'll probably have to make sacrifices in terms of detail levels, texture resolution and so on, plus there's the unreliablility of dial-up connections (line quality and so forth) that all make getting a good connection a priority if you want to enjoy SW galaxies to the full.

05-26-2002, 11:17 AM
I've got cable so no problemo there... and once i get my geforce 3 (and sw gal of course :) ) the good times will be afoot :)

05-26-2002, 12:11 PM
I just need a full out new computer to play this game.

05-26-2002, 12:54 PM
hehe... got mine in februari but with low budget graphics card... geforce 3 will prolly be low budget again when i buy it so :D

Wraith 8
05-28-2002, 10:22 AM
there gonna try to make it playable on a 56k modem... so i think you will be ok with that.. i ahev ADSL myself.. am not going to cahnge it all :D

05-28-2002, 11:20 AM
You will change to 56k modem (waves hand)...

(P.S. my subject line is a spoof on the Chevy Avalanche commercials!)

05-28-2002, 04:06 PM
so ur gonna be evil in the game huh :D