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Signed On Sep 21, 2004, 16:08
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News Comments > No Star Wars Battlefront Split Screen on PC
47. Re: No Star Wars Battlefront Split Screen on PC Jul 15, 2015, 14:20 maddog
 
The last DICE game with ai bots in mp was Bf2 (maybe BF2142 now that I think about it)

Having been involved making navmeshes with a couple BF2 mods that focused on ai bot play (AIX), the modders were generally let down that DICE dropped support for MP AI. But this is not surprising as they would clearly make more money from DLC than from people making maps with an editor.

DICE maintained that the deformable terrain was the cause to remove AI bots. Said it was too hard to program bots to navigate the terrain that could suddenly have a crashed building on it.

Doubt we will ever see true mp bots from DICE again.

Like some others have posted, I am 40 with a family and MP games are not in my wheelhouse much anymore. I get maybe an hour a night to game, perhaps more on weekends. I'd love to play more of these MP games that are coming out but just don't have time to get good at them.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront 3 PC Footage
15. Re: Star Wars Battlefront 3 PC Footage Jun 24, 2015, 13:51 maddog
 
Any word yet on AI bots for coop or mp modes? I know they showed the defend mode against waves of attackers but nothing yet on if I can add bots to the other various matches.  
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News Comments > Evolve Free Update Adds Arena Mode
17. Re: Evolve Free Update Adds Arena Mode May 27, 2015, 12:34 maddog
 
Bishi wrote on May 27, 2015, 06:15:
Everyone thought this was going to be the game to finally replace L4D2.

I have yet to find that game. Coop, fast zombies, AI friends. Was hoping for coop mode (via patch or update) in State of Decay but nope.

Really hope L4D3 gets released.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty Black Ops III Reveal This Month
10. Re: Call of Duty Black Ops III Reveal This Month Apr 9, 2015, 17:12 maddog
 
Looked like a trailer for any Bourne movie  
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News Comments > Joe Montana Football 16 Revealed
9. Re: Joe Montana Football 16 Revealed Mar 17, 2015, 12:33 maddog
 
I played the original Joe Montana football back when it was on PC in the 90's. I was in high school. It was a great game at the time. The lack of real names or players did not bother me at all. I remember the game used the real numbers but not the names. For instance, Ronnie Lott was still 42 but his name was Ricky Little or something like that.

Anyways, since it's UT, perhaps the names and teams can be altered with mods etc.
 
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News Comments > Titanfall 2 Confirmed
39. Re: Titanfall 2 Confirmed Mar 13, 2015, 17:41 maddog
 
Hey, I made a couple of the AI navmeshes for maps for that mod. Glad you are *still* enjoying it!

Too bad more games don't have the mod and AI support that BF2 did. Shame that DICE let it die from their games. Hopefully someone can do some magic with the new UT engine.

jdreyer wrote on Mar 13, 2015, 14:07:
Slick wrote on Mar 13, 2015, 02:25:

seriously, what exactly do you want from a game?

1. Offline single player mode vs. bots, and coop with my brother vs. bots.

2. Modability.

Hell, I would have bought it if they included just 1.

*goes back to plaing BF2 mod AIX*
 
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News Comments > Rainbow Six: Siege Announced
18. Re: Rainbow Six: Siege Announced Jun 10, 2014, 13:51 maddog
 
Rainbow Six: Strike Back  
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News Comments > Dead Island 2 Announced
17. Re: Dead Island 2 Announced Jun 10, 2014, 13:41 maddog
 
The first game was a fairly good game to me. The world and plethora of zombies made it exciting.

I surely DID NOT like the searching mechanic and it got old really fast.

In comparison, I greatly enjoy State Of Decay and how searchable items are simply glowing. Much easier and quicker.

I hope they change the searching for loot in this game to something quick and easy.

I also prefer the inventory system in State Of Decay as well.
 
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News Comments > Homefront: The Revolution Announced
27. Re: Homefront: The Revolution Announced Jun 2, 2014, 12:43 maddog
 
I would be happy if they just slapped a more current skin on Red Faction Guerrilla and called it a day.

Loved that game!
 
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News Comments > Steam Machines Announcement
29. Re: Steam Machines Announcement Jan 7, 2014, 01:29 maddog
 
Like many others have stated, I have no desire to play my PC games on my LCD in the living room.

Perhaps if Steam licensed the Atari 2600 library, the Sega Genesis library and others like NeoGeo etc etc, then, perhaps me and some buddies could come over and play some retro Madden or NHL.

Nah, I'd rather get a laptop to set on my lap to play some PC games while the TV is on.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction Trailer Reveals Sci-Fi Mode
2. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction Trailer Reveals Sci-Fi Mode Oct 28, 2013, 23:24 maddog
 
So aliens will be the new zombies in 2014?

Sheeesh, talking about jumping the shark.
 
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News Comments > DICE on BF4 Solo Play Improvements
2. Re: DICE on BF4 Solo Play Improvements Oct 8, 2013, 10:50 maddog
 
I am fine with no SP. Just give me MP modes with bots.  
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News Comments > Total War: ROME II Tips & 24/7 Support
1. Re: Total War: ROME II Tips & 24/7 Support Aug 31, 2013, 13:54 maddog
 
I hope it doesn't go crazy on the city building.

I just want to take my troops and fight battles. Hopefully the city AI will do a good job of managing my cities.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Port Royale 3 Gold
3. Re: Ships Ahoy - Port Royale 3 Gold Aug 31, 2013, 13:49 maddog
 
I agree!

I still fire-up dos box to play me some High Seas Trader.
 
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News Comments > PayDay 2 Beta Access with Preorders
1. Re: PayDay 2 Beta Access with Preorders Jul 24, 2013, 12:37 maddog
 
I enjoyed the first Payday as it had AI bots for playing teammates in the levels.

I have not read if this version has ai for your teammates. Anyone know?

Thanks!
 
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News Comments > Medal of Honor Warfighter Shipped; Patched
20. Re: Medal of Honor Warfighter Shipped; Patched Oct 24, 2012, 01:29 maddog
 
Is there any offline training mode with AI bots ala BO training mode?  
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News Comments > On Black Ops 2 PC Servers & Security
9. Re: On Black Ops 2 PC Servers & Security Sep 29, 2012, 17:42 maddog
 
Does this mean that they removed training mode in which I could play against bots with my buddies?  
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News Comments > The WarZ Announced
11. Re: microtransactions for WW2 guns please Jul 19, 2012, 23:39 maddog
 
I see a trademark lawsuit from the publishers of World War Z in less than six months.  
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News Comments > Total War: Rome II Announced
5. Re: Total War: Rome II Announced Jul 2, 2012, 11:04 maddog
 
OMG...I feel like a little kid who was just told Justin Beiber is coming to their school.

Well, I better start hording my vacation and sick leave. This is going to cause me to have lots of call ins to work.
 
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News Comments > Clint Hocking Leaves LucasArts
7. Re: Clint Hocking Leaves LucasArts Jun 30, 2012, 03:03 maddog
 
What ever happened to Justin Chin?? I remember reading his interviews in the old computer mags from years ago. He was a great designer who always made me excited for the Jedi games  
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