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Signed On Sep 21, 2004, 16:08
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News Comments > Killing Floor 2 Content Pack
7. Re: Killing Floor 2 Content Pack Apr 8, 2016, 13:30 maddog
 
Thanks! Probably will give this a try anyways. L4D has grown stale on me and need something to fill the zombie killing void.

SpectralMeat wrote on Apr 8, 2016, 11:51:
maddog wrote on Apr 8, 2016, 11:49:
I know I can play solo but can I play Killing Floor 2 with AI teammates ala L4D?
Not as far as I know.
 
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News Comments > Killing Floor 2 Content Pack
5. Re: Killing Floor 2 Content Pack Apr 8, 2016, 11:49 maddog
 
I know I can play solo but can I play Killing Floor 2 with AI teammates ala L4D?  
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News Comments > Atari Vault Opened
13. Re: Atari Vault Opened Mar 25, 2016, 18:43 maddog
 
Funny, I had ALL these games on GameTap when it was in it's prime (and still around).

Sad really, it was an excellent gaming service...when it worked.

Wash Washburne wrote on Mar 25, 2016, 18:00:
No Pitfall, no River Raid, no Chimera, no Bruce Lee, no Boulder Dash, no Spy Hunter, no Montezuma's Revenge, no Dracon and no Joust...sadness
 
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News Comments > Need for Speed PC Launch
5. Re: Need for Speed PC Launch Mar 17, 2016, 00:13 maddog
 
No, there is no cockpit view.

Kxmode wrote on Mar 16, 2016, 22:48:
Can you play in cockpit mode?

P.S. Origin has no user reviews? What kind of digital distribution platform has no user ratings? Weak.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Closed Beta This Month; New MP Trailer
20. Re: DOOM Closed Beta This Month; New MP Trailer Mar 10, 2016, 06:25 maddog
 
Looks like a COD game...albeit with a rail gun and devil guy.

Meh.
 
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News Comments > Sniper Elite 4 Announced
4. Re: Sniper Elite 4 Announced Mar 8, 2016, 10:08 maddog
 
Rebellion fanboy derp is strong with this one.

I liked SE2, played a little of SE3 but the gameplay just felt repetitive.

As with you, I was hoping for another timeline in history. I posted a comment on their fb page about it and you would have thought I told them to make a game sniping puppies and kittens.

jdreyer wrote on Mar 8, 2016, 03:17:
I'm kind of feeling this was a missed opportunity. This is the fourth game set not just in WW2, but in the European/North African theater of WW2.
The. Fourth.

Never mind that there's an amazing game Sniper Elite game which could be set during the Vietnam war or the Korean conflict, or even during the Iraq War. If you must stay in WW2, what about the Pacific theater? Missions could be set in the Philippines, colonial Shanghai, Guadalcanal, and on Iwo Jima. The change of theater would be both refreshing and open up new tactical possibilities.
Or what about the Eastern Front? The siege of Stalingrad could contain an entire game itself. Ever hear of Vasily Zaytsev? The guy put up video game number kills in real life.
 
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News Comments > Warframe Sands of Inaros Update
1. Re: Warframe Sands of Inaros Update Mar 4, 2016, 23:37 maddog
 
I've been dabbling in this game for about six to eight months now and I am still not quite sure what I am supposed to be doing.

I am completing missions and getting some new gear but my question for anyone who plays is in regards to these items\quests that they sell.

Do I need to be a certain level to play the quests or will they pop up on my map?

Pretty much same question for the new Warframe. If I buy this guy, will I just be able to choose between the two for my missions?

I need Warframe for Dummies
 
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News Comments > Epic Calls for UWP to Open Up or Die
71. Re: Epic Calls for UWP to Open Up or Die Mar 4, 2016, 17:49 maddog
 
MS responds to Tim...

UWP is a fully open ecosystem, available to every developer, and can be supported by any store. Broad range of tools http://bit.ly/1QIHTf0

 
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News Comments > Homefront: The Revolution Pre-purchase Bonuses
5. Re: Homefront: The Revolution Pre-purchase Bonuses Mar 2, 2016, 12:09 maddog
 
Wish they would just slap a city based skin on Red Faction Guerrilla. That engine was great. Too bad it's not used more.  
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News Comments > Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Released for Windows 10
10. Re: Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Released for Windows 10 Mar 2, 2016, 12:00 maddog
 
Well, I wouldn't mind the Win 10 exclusivity if they have plans to release the other installments. Otherwise, no fs given.

Even though it's an older game, I had more fun in Scourge:Outbreak than GoW. (another cover based shooter)

 
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News Comments > The Division Beta Claims Record
26. Re: The Division Beta Claims Record Feb 23, 2016, 12:33 maddog
 
Me too. I enjoyed it and hope the single player component gives me a good amount of gameplay. I am 41 and have no real inclination to play multiplayer.

I really enjoyed Future Soldier so I am glad this has similar mechanics.

SpectralMeat wrote on Feb 23, 2016, 05:23:
I also liked the beta. I might grab the game if I find a good deal.
 
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News Comments > Need for Speed PC Specs
12. Re: Need for Speed PC Specs Feb 19, 2016, 15:57 maddog
 
Despite the heavy accent, his review was informative. It gave me all the info I needed to know that I will not be buying this game.

Why can't they just make tracks, with customizable time of day, weather and car density. Give me cops who throw down spike strips and the ability for me and my buddies to play a race coop or even allow a buddy (or buddies) to play as a cop(s).

The reviewer is right, this underground race culture theme is old and beaten to death.

DangerDog wrote on Feb 19, 2016, 14:38:
Avus wrote on Feb 19, 2016, 10:56:
If you want to play a 2016 racing game with no in-car view, short list of cars, always drive in the dark and wet, rubber band AI, stupid story, Monster drink product placement.... this is the game for you.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1t5Qu3j51l0
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 29, 2015, 15:41 maddog
 
Go for you Blue! Mom died of colon cancer. She never got tested. Had she been tested at 50 or ever 60, she'd still be alive. I am 40 this year and will probably be getting tested soon.  
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News Comments > Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Free Weekend
3. Re: Has it improved since 10/20/2013? Oct 16, 2015, 14:15 maddog
 
Can I play offline with bots?  
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront Beta Preloads
25. Re: Star Wars Battlefront Beta Preloads Oct 7, 2015, 17:29 maddog
 
Wow, that looks really good. Thanks for posting that. Will try it tonight after work. Thanks again!

jdreyer wrote on Oct 7, 2015, 16:41:
Here's a sci fi game with space combat, ground combat, vehicle combat, and cap ship combat with both multiplayer and full support for offline play: Angels Fall First. I've been playing it and while it's a bit glitchy, it's very cool (still in early access). It's kind of like Battlefield in space.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront Beta Preloads
18. Re: Star Wars Battlefront Beta Preloads Oct 7, 2015, 15:34 maddog
 
So sad that premier developers like DICE cannot include AI for game modes like Conquest. Instead, they just regurgitate horde mode and call it a day.

Sad. So sad.
 
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News Comments > Far Cry Primal Announced
7. Re: Far Cry Primal Announced Oct 6, 2015, 13:46 maddog
 
I've read that ARK is best with multiple players. Is it at all playable solo?

Cutter wrote on Oct 6, 2015, 13:10:
ARK is better.

Edit: ARK is also on sale on Steam right now.
 
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News Comments > A.I. Invasion Invades
1. Re: A.I. Invasion Invades Oct 1, 2015, 12:07 maddog
 
Looks to have good user reviews at Steam. Not a big consumer of top-down games but might have to give this a go.  
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront Beta Open to All
19. Re: Star Wars Battlefront Beta Open to All Sep 18, 2015, 18:04 maddog
 
Thanks for the follow up reply and explanation. So sad DICE, so sad.

Well, I guess I'll have to just stick with Battlefront 2.

jdreyer wrote on Sep 18, 2015, 15:43:
maddog wrote on Sep 18, 2015, 13:42:
We can play offline against bots right? That's all I care about.

Sadly, you can't set up a multiplayer match, and populate it with bots. Did you play Modern Warfare 2? There were 2-player coop missions you could play against the AI. Most of the maps came from the single player campaign. It was a lot of fun, but MW2 also had an over the top SP campaign that was pretty fun (although not as good as MW1). SW Battlefront will only have the coop missions. And it's unknown how many. Given how linear they look from trailers, I'm not sure how much replay there will be with them. Given how many 10s of millions they're using to make this game, it's really sad that they're not throwing in another half mil or so to build AI bots into the game. I'm really on the fence about getting this for that reason alone.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront Beta Open to All
10. Re: Star Wars Battlefront Beta Open to All Sep 18, 2015, 13:42 maddog
 
We can play offline against bots right? That's all I care about.  
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