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post #121 of 168
Eh CS is a terrible game filled with "professionals" who doing nothing but play video games all day....

Plus this is still on the Source engine, which makes me even less interested.

Valve is turning into the next activison by not moving on to a new engine.
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no more source plz!

thanx!
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I don't play CSS because I find the graphics awful, yet some people here are talking about 1.6 ?!?

CSS>1.6 no matter what you say.
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I don't play CSS because I find the graphics awful, yet some people here are talking about 1.6 ?!?

CSS>1.6 no matter what you say.
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post #125 of 168
Basically if you don't play or care for the game thats fine. But that doesn't mean you should have any input in how this game turns out. People who play CSS over 1.6 because of graphics I pitty you. Because really neither of them look that great, and source to me always looked like a cartoon trying too hard to look adult. Atleast tf2 cartoon style is intentional. Gameplay > graphics. Now gameplay + good graphics = win win
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Whatever people say, CS 1.6 will always have my vote. Out of all CS versions, I found 1.6 as being the best. It's not really much about the graphics. I can understand how those who did not grow up playing counter-strike or played competitively to say that it's nothing special. I for myself don't get why people get so hyped about startcraft . So let us counter-strike lovers get all hyped and don't ruin the fun for us I wish CALeague would comeback to life as well as CPL
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lol when it comes to cs i dont think anyone plays it for graphics do they? its never been about that.

and i can understand choosing 1.6 over css for sure, but thats really only if you played cs from the start. you wont find many people who popped their cs cherry with cs:s going to cs1.6.

and regarding the game engine... only people who would rather a pretty picture over a decent game care about that. IE you dont play games, you watch them. theres a big difference. its nice to have decent graphics, sure. but its nothing to soley get a game over, unless you dont care enough about the game anyway. thats fair enough i guess, but its no way to judge the quality of the game overall.

not to mention the Source engine has the best physics around anyway imo (next to CE2), but im a huge Havok fan. and it runs on almost anything, meaning anyone whether they are in the low end all the way to top end system owners, gets a chance to play and enjoy the game, maybe even with all the pretty little graphics trimmings going on.

just coz you can afford a beast of a system, doesnt mean everyone can, and doesnt mean devs are supposed to only cater for what is in hind sight a minority in the gaming world - super high end overclocked PCs.

i always welcome a game that allows for more players to take part, rather than require them to dumb the graphics down to a level preceded by games 10 years older, or deal with a slideshow unless they have a few spare $100's lying around to beaf up their rig.

thats not what cs is about anyway, nor will it ever be. and if people are gonna start ranting about Valve being the next Activision...? just leave. you're idiots.
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post #128 of 168
Psh all you haters, you won't ever understand what CS was/is about. to those who like 1.6... Source had better hit boxes, some much needed tweaks, and better graphics. It was like a nice overhaul. And yes, I played since 1.3 so snuff it. I found nothing great about 1.6 except big blocky heads on larger blocky bodies. Source was great but it was more or less the same gameplay/game. I'm looking towards this because CS got old way quick.

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post #129 of 168
Aww, I thought they would go to new engine.. Oh well I'll still play it. I remember waiting for the CS mod come for HL...
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post #130 of 168
CS 1.5 was the best. The only reasonwhy they (pros) switched to 1.6 was due to the WON servers going down. If they didn't, 1.5 will be more actively played by pro players then 1.6.
Edited by Domino - 8/15/11 at 8:04pm
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