What's killing you is the processor. It wasn't really meant for gaming. Low end casual, if that. It was mostly meant for video. http://www.guru3d.com/article/amd-brazo ... pu-review/
"you have a generic GPU at hands allowing all common tasks, a tiny bit of gaming, but where its most interesting is HD content playback. "
My guess is it handles the game fine up to a point. viewtopic.php?f=22&t=2595
also, the engine only allows for a single core.
I've been using this laptop since my PC died(been putting off getting a new PSU for quite some time now..). So far I'm pretty darn impressed with its performance considering I bought it for doing misc. things when out of town.
I beat Skyrim on this machine. ;D
It may just be the placebo effect but setting the processor affinity to all cores seems to help a bit. (uses 70% compared to 50%)Edit_1:
Hrm, after looking into the issue on other Torque2D games, doesn't seem like much can be done.
Oh well, it's still quite playable if I avoid the hordes of enemies --Will adjust my play style to fit.