Jittery Jerking motion

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Jittery Jerking motion

Post by BeanCounter » Sat Apr 25, 2009 10:16 pm

I play BZFlag on the online servers with two desktop PC computers through my wireless home network.

One is an XP and one is Vista.

The Vista machine has a jittery or jerky motion. I can see the tank jerking from my XP machine but can't figure out how to make the Vista machine run more smoothly. Other players have commented about the jittering as well.

Can you suggest a fix?

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Re: Jittery Jerking motion

Post by Bambino » Sat Apr 25, 2009 11:19 pm

Close applications, pause/stop downloads, change the graphics settings to get maximum frame rate.
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Re: Jittery Jerking motion

Post by BeanCounter » Sun Apr 26, 2009 12:06 am

I have no other applications open and nothing downloading...

When you say to adjust the graphics settings, is that something I do in the BZFlag software or is it a setting on my PC?

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Re: Jittery Jerking motion

Post by blast » Sun Apr 26, 2009 1:08 am

Check what frame rate (FPS) you are getting on the Vista machine. That will give us an idea of how to proceed.
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Re: Jittery Jerking motion

Post by BeanCounter » Sun Apr 26, 2009 7:22 pm

My frame rate runs between 58 and 60 on the Vista machine.

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