|Volition FreeSpace 2 Review - Page 3
Before I touch
on the installation, below are the specifications of the
rig which I installed the game to :
is a breeze. However, install space required is huge!
A full-fledged install hogs a massive 1.2GB(!) and a scaled
down version takes a hefty 800MB. A reduction in installation
options is possible, but gameplay will notably suffer
as a result. In fact, with maximum detail levels on my
Celeron 300A (o/c 527), hiccups during briefings and combat
are frequent without a full-fledged install!
and control options are easy to set using an intuitive
tab-based menu. 32-bit colour is available to those with
the appropriate video cards. Direct3D and Glide options
are supported. Users of Voodoo2 cards will be disappointed
by the lack of an 800 X 600 Glide resolution option. Glide
resolutions of only 640 X 480 and 1024 X 768 are supported.
The Tab-Based Menu for