Gear Solid tweak guide
on October 12, 2000 by Thomas
McGuire - Page 3/4
select the Advanced
button & hit Enter.
This setting allows you to select the renderer for Metal Gear
Solid. You should only select Software if you have a
really old video card which cannot render Metal Gear Solid in
Direct3D. Even at this however the game will look rather bad.
Select your graphics card for optimal image quality &
performance, e.g. Voodoo 5 5500 AGP in my case. You
should purchase a new graphics card if you are forced to
render with Software rendering.
Select a lower resolution (800x600 or 640x480)
should you find that the frame rate is low when playing.
Graphics will be less appealing at lower resolutions, but it
will run smoother, which is more important. High resolutions
will give best image quality – so select 1024x768 if
at all possible.
and ninja effect.
Set this to On to enable the water & ninja
effects in the game. The water effect refers to the display
rippling when underwater. The ninja effect refers to the
translucency of his appearance at times. This setting is only
effective when the ninja is visible (& using the stealth
camouflage), or you are underwater. Setting this to Off
will disable these effects, which will improve
performance in these circumstances (The Ninja effect is
particularly resource intensive). NOTE – You cannot
toggle this setting On/Off without restarting
the game, so Save the game before you make any change.
can find out how to further optimize the performance/visual
quality of your graphics card in the TNT\GeForce,
tweaking guide. These can help you improve image
quality/performance more than the Advanced Display Options
Metal Gear Solid, select Option then Graphics/Sound
Options. Here you will find various options that control
this slider bar to adjust the volume level for Voice/Weapon
sounds, etc. in the game. The further the slider is to the right,
the louder & vice versa.
this slider bar to adjust the volume level for Music in the
game. The further the slider is to the right, the
louder & vice versa.
can find out how to further improve your audio experience in
Metal Gear Solid by taking a look at the Soundcard/speaker
tweaking guide, which will show you how to
setup your soundcard & speakers properly.
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