Gear Solid tweak guide
on October 12, 2000 by Thomas
McGuire - Page 2/4
potential problem is that of using game controllers, i.e. not
the Keyboard or mouse, &
irregular performance/responsiveness with them. Ensure the
Click on Start,
Open the Game
in Windows 2000/Millenium Edition) icon.
Click the Advanced
in Windows 2000/Millennium Edition) tab.
Check whether or not the game controller is assigned to
If it is not then use the Change
button to re-assign the game controller to ID
this fail then you may need to resort to lowering the Hardware
a notch or 2 for Sound
as shown earlier.
guide is based on the current retail version of the game
(Although it should be applicable to the Demo version also)
& may be applied to both the VR Missions & the
Regular/Single Player modes.
Gear Solid offers few installation options (Minimum
& Complete) when it comes to initial installation
of the game. Although which option you choose can have a
significant effect on your frame rate.
at all possible you should certainly do a Complete
optimal performance of the game (no reading contents from the
CD) Ė The CD will only be needed for authentication
will tend to make your game stuttering during gameplay (As
content is streamed from the CD).
Metal Gear Solid, select Option then Graphics/Sound
Options. Here you will find various options that control
Moving this slider to the Right will make the
game brighter & vice versa. The brighter the visuals are
the more washed out the textures will be. Adjust this setting
to get the best trade-off between visibility & texture
detail. Performance isnít affected, although visual quality
certain areas of the game or a scene are meant to
appear dark (Generally for atmospheric or gameplay purposes),
do not brighten up the game so much that you remove such
this to On to enable subtitles in cinematic
scenes or Off to disable subtitles in cinematic
scenes as you see fit. Performance wonít be effected,
although it may make it easier to understand any conversations
going on during these when set to On.
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