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Left 4 Dead Movie

The introductory movie from Left 4 Dead is now online for your scarification. The clip is the cinematic that sets the story for Valve's upcoming multiplayer zombie shooter, though it should be considered a spoiler for anyone who thought the humans in the game would end up making friends with the zombies. The clip is available translated into five different languages on Steam News, and downloads of the English version can also be found on ActionTrip, Gamer's Hell, and MyGameTrailers.

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22. Re: Left 4 Dead Movie Nov 1, 2008, 21:16 elefunk
 
When a player leaves their character is replaced by the AI, so there is a fear that many games could end up with you playing alongside and against bots. That remains to be seen but is a legitimate concern.
What you consider to be a "concern" I consider to be an awesome feature. I mean, it's not like the game will trick you into believing that you're playing with humans when you're not - just switch servers or find some friends to play with. I know that the majority of my playing will be with friends, that's for sure.


Oh don't be such a shill. When I see a zombie game like this I see a game that will have very little replay value. There's a reason TF2 succeeds, like any other online team-based game: competition.

This looks like it may be fun, for a WHILE, and not a very long while at that. Things like randomized enemy spawns and random weapon locations are only going to be able to briefly stem the inevitable wall of repetition-induced boredom. I've played zombie games and mods before and L4D looks like it isn't doing enough to offset the fact that shooting a billion zombies gets old really quickly.

If all this game amounts to is what was presented in the E3 Walkthrough video, it's not going to last a month.
You don't have to be a "shill" to share my opinions, you simply have to be informed of what the game offers. There is a tremendous difference between "randomization" and "dynamic placement". Randomization entails literally randomly placing enemies and everything else, when this game is really the complete opposite - the entire purpose of the AI Director is to keep things consistently engaging by dynamically placing enemies and other spawn points, based on how your team is doing and other factors.

I completely agree that randomization isn't necessarily a good thing, but luckily my 3 hours with the game tells me that the form of dynamic AI this game has will be fantastic.

Also luckily, there is plenty of competition in Left 4 Dead. Look up the versus mode.
 
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