Lara's boob-physics broke my PC...

well... actually that's an overstatement... But my PC certainly isn't up for running the TR Underworld demo.


Anyway, the story is that I've had a PC around for a while that's not really been running because of a broken harddrive - and I've just gotten around to setting it up again.
After doing the usual standard Windows updates I installed Half Life 2 (and thus STEAM) as the first thing. I noticed the TR underworld demo and downloaded it... Wasn't really surprised that my crap 1 gb PC with a Nvidia 6200 couldn't run it though. However it did amuse me just HOW it didn't run it.

Basicly the game starts and the opening ingame cut-scene runs at a framerate around 3 per second before eventually completly stopping... allmost stopping, anyway...
The fact is that while I'm basicly looking at what might as well be a screenshot, Lara's boobs are actually still bouncing. Not only are they still bouncing, they're are actually bouncing at a fairly high frame-rate unlike the rest of the game... and this bouncing is also rediciously exaggerated.

So this is what I find somewhat interesting, since I feel it gives me some insight into how the game developers has designed the engine.
For all the talk about Lara returning to form and her having her breast-size reduced in Legend, it's apparent that rendering her boobs perfectly is a big priority in this new engine. To a point where it's the ONLY thing my rig is doing.

This also made me imagine the little computer people in my PC dealing with this situation, and it goes something along the lines of this:
"Captain, it can't take anymore!!!"
"But we can't loose the boobs now... Revert ALL power to the boobs!"
"Aye aye captain! Reverting all power to the boobs"

Anyway, I'll probably be able to download the demo for my PS3 eventually. I figure that it will be able to render the game better... and maybe it will even be able to render the rest of Lara.
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Posted by EvilDingo

well... actually that's an overstatement... But my PC certainly isn't up for running the TR Underworld demo.


Anyway, the story is that I've had a PC around for a while that's not really been running because of a broken harddrive - and I've just gotten around to setting it up again.
After doing the usual standard Windows updates I installed Half Life 2 (and thus STEAM) as the first thing. I noticed the TR underworld demo and downloaded it... Wasn't really surprised that my crap 1 gb PC with a Nvidia 6200 couldn't run it though. However it did amuse me just HOW it didn't run it.

Basicly the game starts and the opening ingame cut-scene runs at a framerate around 3 per second before eventually completly stopping... allmost stopping, anyway...
The fact is that while I'm basicly looking at what might as well be a screenshot, Lara's boobs are actually still bouncing. Not only are they still bouncing, they're are actually bouncing at a fairly high frame-rate unlike the rest of the game... and this bouncing is also rediciously exaggerated.

So this is what I find somewhat interesting, since I feel it gives me some insight into how the game developers has designed the engine.
For all the talk about Lara returning to form and her having her breast-size reduced in Legend, it's apparent that rendering her boobs perfectly is a big priority in this new engine. To a point where it's the ONLY thing my rig is doing.

This also made me imagine the little computer people in my PC dealing with this situation, and it goes something along the lines of this:
"Captain, it can't take anymore!!!"
"But we can't loose the boobs now... Revert ALL power to the boobs!"
"Aye aye captain! Reverting all power to the boobs"

Anyway, I'll probably be able to download the demo for my PS3 eventually. I figure that it will be able to render the game better... and maybe it will even be able to render the rest of Lara.
Posted by siLVUR

There's boob physics in Underworld?! I'm playing this more now.

Posted by Lunarbunny
siLVUR said:
"There's boob physics in Underworld?! I'm playing this more now."
Lara Croft not having boob physics would be news.
Posted by Bucketdeth

Hahaha, sweet.
Maybe your computer just didn`t want to process anything else.

Posted by Arkthemaniac

My girlfriend's boob physics broke my monitor.

Posted by Bellum

Now that's kinky.

Posted by code305

damn those boobs are big

Posted by Tarsier

Boobs

Posted by DragoonKain1687
Lunarbunny said:
"siLVUR said:
"There's boob physics in Underworld?! I'm playing this more now."
Lara Croft not having boob physics would be news."
She never had, she still doesnt have it. Its like 2 bowling balls attached to her chest. Its the "iron breast chick".
Posted by Lunarbunny
DragoonKain1687 said:
"Lunarbunny said:
"siLVUR said:
"There's boob physics in Underworld?! I'm playing this more now."
Lara Croft not having boob physics would be news."
She never had, she still doesnt have it. Its like 2 bowling balls attached to her chest. Its the "iron breast chick"."
Implant physics.
Posted by joey
Lunarbunny said:
"DragoonKain1687 said:
"Lunarbunny said:
"siLVUR said:
"There's boob physics in Underworld?! I'm playing this more now."
Lara Croft not having boob physics would be news."
She never had, she still doesnt have it. Its like 2 bowling balls attached to her chest. Its the "iron breast chick"."
Implant physics."
Extreme Sports Bra physics.
Posted by LiquidPrince

Boobs... Mmmm...

Posted by Bulldog19892

Bewbs.

Edited by siLVUR

Guys you know what's better than Lara Croft's boobs? Tifa Lockhart's boobs. Yea, that's right, I said it, my FF7 fanboyism has reached out and it's spreading the message;

WE WANT TIFA BEWB PHYSICS!

Posted by Arkthemaniac
 I KNEED BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEWBS

Posted by sionweeks

When are the Wario's boob physics going to finally show up?  Fatty!

Posted by addictedtopinescent

Lol, thats a pretty awesome bug, BOOOOBS

Posted by DragoonKain1687
joey said:
"Lunarbunny said:
"DragoonKain1687 said:
"Lunarbunny said:
"siLVUR said:
"There's boob physics in Underworld?! I'm playing this more now."
Lara Croft not having boob physics would be news."
She never had, she still doesnt have it. Its like 2 bowling balls attached to her chest. Its the "iron breast chick"."
Implant physics."
Extreme Sports Bra physics."
With that size of boobs, it is expected that they will move a little bit though. I mean, even though excessive in size, SC IV boobs move normally, just ask a girl with a big rack to jump, or run and you will see that they "jump" a lot. Yet, Eidos "boobs" dont move at all. Lara must do some "breasts push ups" XD
Posted by Psynapse
Arkthemaniac said:
"My girlfriend's boob physics broke my monitor."

My girlfriends boob physics made me stop playing wow... damn physics...
Posted by Lunarbunny
For some reason I feel this is related.
Posted by JohnDudebro

Please take a video of this. I'm trying to visualise everything but the boobs being frozen, and I want to know if the real one is as hilarious.

Posted by Geno

Even worse - what were the developers saying to each other when they designed that bit of code?

Lead designer - No, it needs to be jigglier
Coder - Uh, ok
Lead designer - Jigglier!
Coder - But sir-
Lead designer - DO IT GODDAMMIT!!!!11!!1!