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Games where all players have the same gear
Submitted By TheGoodGuy on 12/07/03
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I propose having games where everyone who plays that round/world - would have the same gear. So new players without said gear can use as a trial - and older more experienced players can play other players in a more fair environment.
 
We can do this now if the players involved have the same gear, but I think it would be fun for newer players to be able to match up against pros in an even playing field...
 
What say ye?
 
Cheers,
TheGoodGuy

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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 2:37 GMT
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This could be a game mode...
 
I'd make a game where you can only have a grapple and rocket launcher (you have to have a second weapon). (mm)
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 3:12 GMT
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I truthfully hate the current upgrade/equipment system as for what it does to new players, making them and their stock level 1 gear useless against the infamous strategies designed to counter their exact loadout, which they don't have the experience and the equipment options to counter (the level 1 plasma blaster isn't nearly as good anti-sniper tool as the level 20 version, and shock armor's sole purpose seems to be to help n00b snipers). Sadly, we are now so dependent on the store system there is no turning back now. So TheGoodGuy's suggestion is the best solution so far.
 
Now, you know what this reminds me of? Call of Duty. No really, it does. Let me explain:
When you first start off in multiplayer you get 3-5 classes with preset equipment to choose from, each with decked out gear. When your reach a certain level you gain the ability to use your own gear, though you can still use the default classes if you want to while you earn better gear. So if we were to add the option for same equipment across all players, you would be allowing new players to use better equipment while they earn credits to upgrade their own.
 
Oh, and how about we use this to make some game modes we really want but wouldn't really make practical sense when everyone has their own equipment? Stuff such as all flamethrowers, lots of explosives, rapid-fire weapons only, and of course GRAPPLES FOR EVERYONE WOO!
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 3:21 GMT << In Reply to
In dev...  AHHHH MAH LEGS!!!

Edit:  Apparently no one got my refference...  I was about to say something but I can't...  Start the guessing!  :)
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 18:02 GMT << In Reply to
Nattyfrank said:
In dev...  AHHHH MAH LEGS!!!
 
I don't get it...
 
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^The Confusing Tower of Confusingness... or something. I don't get it. Too confusing!^
 
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 19:50 GMT << In Reply to
Some Soldier glitch I'm assuming... :|
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 19:45 GMT << In Reply to
skyrim?
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 7:04 GMT
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i support the idea as developed byt FCA and Tropa.
 a game mode like that shoudl be doable for CT .
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 15:08 GMT
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Thats funny I had sort off the same idea
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 18:18 GMT
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You kidding me? He was going to say in deveAHH MAH LEGS!
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 21:04 GMT << In Reply to
FatCatAttack said:
You kidding me? He was going to say in deveAHH MAH LEGS!
 
I don't get it...
 
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^The Confusing Tower of Confusingness... or something. I don't get it. Too confusing!^
 
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/04 - 0:38 GMT << In Reply to
I am glad that FCA was able to point it out...
 

The facepalming tower of facepalms.
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 21:25 GMT
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Facepalm
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A facepalm is a human reaction to obvious or ironic statements or actions, such as when Tropa can't figure out what is going on. It consists of covering your eyes with the palm of one of your hands (unless it is a double facepalm, where both hands cover the eyes). The reaction also can be used wheAH MY LEGS!
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/03 - 21:35 GMT << In Reply to
I get it now. :P  :P   :P
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/04 - 0:59 GMT << In Reply to
On-topic: So will be implemented as a game mode? If so, when?
 
Everything else:
 
TROPAFLIGHT2 STILL doesn't get it... =)
 
 
@FCA:
 
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/04 - 18:53 GMT
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I think its a good idea, but wouldnt this refrain a player to play with his/her friends???
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/04 - 22:46 GMT << In Reply to
by it being a game mode, he coudl choose whether to join such a game or not... but i may be failing to see your perspective.. why would it refrain a player to play with his/her friends  ?
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Array Re: Evenly Matched Games
2012/07/05 - 6:07 GMT
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People seem to think you would be required to own the equipment first. I see no reason why you shouldn't be allowed to use a weapon you don't own as long as the game is kept fair.


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