Bay 12 Games Forum

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  

Author Topic: Massive Lag in a Tiny Fortress  (Read 414 times)

Andrelius

  • Bay Watcher
    • View Profile
Massive Lag in a Tiny Fortress
« on: February 02, 2008, 11:40:00 am »

So I'm revisiting an old fortress, fresh last game. However it lasted a mere two years and was so tiny. I'm here as an adventurer, and I'm trying to look for the fortress but failing as every step gives me excruciating lag. Step time can range from 1 to 10 seconds. Average would be like, 2 or 3.

Is this normal?

If the fortress were any bigger, than would the lag be much worse?

Logged

Torak

  • Bay Watcher
  • God of Gods of Blood.
    • View Profile
Re: Massive Lag in a Tiny Fortress
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2008, 01:19:00 pm »

quote:
Originally posted by Andrelius:
<STRONG>Average would be like, 2 or 3.</STRONG>

You've got a very slow computer, or you stay in capitol Human cities way too much.

Logged
As you journey to the center of the world, feel free to read the death announcements of those dwarves that suffer your neglect.

One billion b-balls dribbling simultaneously throughout the galaxy. One trillion b-balls being slam dunked through a hoop throughout the cosmos. I can feel every single b-ball that has ever existed at my fingertips, I can feel their collective knowledge channeling through my veins. Every jumpshot, every rebound and three-pointer, every layup, dunk and free throw.

Sean Mirrsen

  • Bay Watcher
  • Bearer of the Psionic Flame
    • View Profile
Re: Massive Lag in a Tiny Fortress
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2008, 01:53:00 pm »

There are some things that may run amok when you're in adventure mode, that didn't when you were in the fort. Flows, for example. I once revisited a fort, and was rather surprised to find water gushing out of every manhole underground.

In general, the usual reasons intense lag might be generated are large flows, and buggy pathfinding of creatures.

Logged
Multiworld Madness Archive:
Game One, Discontinued at World 3.
Game Two, Discontinued at World 1.

"Europe has to grow out of the mindset that Europe's problems are the world's problems, but the world's problems are not Europe's problems."
- Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs, India