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Borderlands Game Of The Year Edition

01-26-2011, 01:08 PM
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Borderlands Game Of The Year Edition









US$49.99

Description


Check out our Borderlands mini-site! http://www.feralinteractive.com/borderlands

Bloodthirsty bandits. Vicious monsters. Tons of loot. Lock, load and face the madness. Gearbox Software’s acclaimed sci-fi hit comes to the Mac App Store, complete with all four Add-On packs. Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition is a unique hybrid of first person shooter and role-playing game with a super sharp visual style and a compelling four player co-op mode.

Planet Pandora is a sparsely populated wasteland where the rule of law gets rewritten daily in the smoke of the last gun battle. Civilization consists of small outposts on the fringe of human influence, in an area called the Borderlands. Pandora’s one claim to fame is a mythical Vault supposedly packed with fantastic riches.

Fortune hunters, corrupt corporate mercenaries and lowlife hoodlums roam the landscape, searching under every grain of sand for the treasure. Since most intelligent life on Pandora has the occupation of Vault Hunter, society has gone to hell – making the outposts and outback areas more than just a little dangerous.

• Unique hybrid role playing shooter that combines frantic first-person shooting action with accessible role-playing character progression.
• Super sharp graphics style gives Borderlands a unique comic book come-to-life look.
• Co-op Frenzy – drop in and out with up to 4 player co-operative for a maniacal multiplayer experience.
• Millions of randomly generated guns! Choose your weapon from rocket-launching shotguns, enemy-torching revolvers, and tons more.
• Huge single-player game with four playable characters and serious replayability.
• Includes all four Add-On packs – The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned, Mad Moxxi’s Underdome Riot, The Secret Armory of General Knoxx, and Claptrap’s New Robot Revolution.

★★★★★ MacFormat Choice Award “A stunning game that pulls off role-playing with first-person shooting.” – MacFormat

★★★★★ “Borderlands has become a cult hit on PC and console systems since its release, and for good reason” – iCreate

The following graphics cards are NOT supported: ATI X1xxx series, NVIDIA 7xxx series and Intel GMA series. Full system requirements are available on our Borderlands mini-site at http://www.feralinteractive.com/borderlands

Link:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/borderlands-game-of-the-year/id411888529?mt=12#
01-26-2011, 01:16 PM
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Wow.

01-27-2011, 03:35 AM
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Again, anyone know if this will run okay on an 11" MacBook Air (1.4GHz, 2GB RAM, 256 MB video memory)? The minimum system requirements ask for 1.6GHz processor but I'm sure when I got bioshock on my windows laptop my processor wasn't quite up to scratch and it ran alright. Not much of a pc/mac gamer so these things r good to know now. Thanx (:
01-29-2011, 05:53 PM
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I have played bioshock on my 13" macbook pro 2.53 GHz Nvidia 9400M and it ran just fine. Anyone know if Borderlands will run just fine as well on the same computer?
01-30-2011, 08:39 PM
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I downloaded borderlands the other night on my 11" Air. The first time it was jerky as hell. I was about to write an email to ask for a refund but i started it up again. Now it works amazingly well. I have dynamic shadows and all graphical tweaks on. Probably just needed a reboot. I only have a 1.4GHz processor too. So I'm pretty sure you'll be fine!
01-31-2011, 02:52 AM
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First things first AHHH yes, Mac's are great! next: questions to help with a large purchase decision: How many people are online? This came out in 2008, wondering if it's died out?
I'm on a 24 inch Mac but am using nvidia's crap graphics card (9400?) wondering about estimations on the frame rate

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01-31-2011, 03:46 AM
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for some reason, after downloading the game i instantly booted up and played it, however the native settings seemed so choppy and i cant have been getting about 20fps.
Other reviews said that macbook pro with nvidia 9400m runs fine, maybe a proper reboot will sort it? ill give it a go later, i can still have fun but im having to play the game on seemingly low settings

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02-02-2011, 05:46 AM
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Would love some user-feedback on the controls and stuff? is it as easy as touch to click? do keyboard and mouse work well? I checked out their website but couldnt get a sense of the targeting system or anything? I guess wht im trying to ask is - can I play this while i pretend to be working or something? or do i need to be a bit too involved for that sort of subterfuge?

keen to download and join up on-line - but need to know whts wht before getting into that.
02-02-2011, 07:41 AM
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Originally Posted by tantrikninja View Post
Would love some user-feedback on the controls and stuff? is it as easy as touch to click? do keyboard and mouse work well? I checked out their website but couldnt get a sense of the targeting system or anything? I guess wht im trying to ask is - can I play this while i pretend to be working or something? or do i need to be a bit too involved for that sort of subterfuge?

keen to download and join up on-line - but need to know whts wht before getting into that.
It's just an FPS, so you move around with WASD, aim with the mouse, shoot with the left mouse button etc.
02-02-2011, 10:30 AM
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I'm wondering how well this would work on a Mac mini (current gen)? I'm guessing only fair. Even Portal (Steam) ran a little jerky, though it wasn't too bad. This seems like it would be more graphic intensive. Anyway, I'm probably not buying until it drops to $20 or less, so I have a while to wait. Still, I'm very happy to see a relatively big title like this appear.

How is the online? Is there an active community? Also, can you play with Windows players?