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Excuse me for my ignorance, but what's the problem with unranked dedis? Is rank that important?
^this
Rank isn't important specially at competitive levels; people is just finding more excuses to bash MW3
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^this
Rank isn't important specially at competitive levels; people is just finding more excuses to bash MW3
^not this

this is a LEGITIMATE complaint and not an excuse
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That's basically the opposite of what you want. In P2P, the person hosting basically defines what's possible. If they find a way to teleport around the map, guess who gets the advantage? Dedicated servers eliminate that possibility.

Not only is P2P less secure, it also has much worse connectivity. I'd rather connect to a dedicated server with 30ms ping than some guys residential connection across the country.
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Ugh, I was actually contemplating getting this too. Looks like Cod4 is still going to be my favorite one of the series...
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It's too bad you can't run your own server off privately owned computers

You can't?
The article made it sound like you could do just that, and as a bonus you would not need to put up with the RPG grind?
post #75 of 103
For a person who bought MW2 based on P2P matchmaking, I'm gonna say I was utterly naive back then. Did not realize how much hackers would piss me off. Resulted in me becoming a cheap player and abusing OMA for unlimited noob tubes just to be an "anti-hacker." My "anti-hacker" tactics didn't end well, though it did result in me getting 152 nukes in public games without a hacker. Of course, that pissed a ton of normal players off, but I didn't really care. Good thing I couldn't be kicked from a MW2 game or lobby, heh.

However, I think if MW2 had a votekick function, there wouldn't have been as much backlash against IWNet. Glitchers were honestly, few and far between, and I played 579 hours of MW2 MP. And modded MW2 servers were actually quite fun.

Of course, you'd still have the problem of American players being put in lobbies with Australian players and the problem of being put in the same game you just left, but those are problems with any kind of P2P matchmaking system, not a problem with IWNet AFAIK.
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^not this

this is a LEGITIMATE complaint and not an excuse
There isn't even enough information let loose to complain..
post #77 of 103
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^this
Rank isn't important specially at competitive levels; people is just finding more excuses to bash MW3
I preordered this game yesterday, now I have to go cancel it. I played MW2 for about 15 minutes (8 spent waiting for a match) after spending 15$ on it and I was PISSED that I wasted the money on the terrible game. If they want control they should use their own servers, or just do matchmaking with dedicated servers like GOW3. I don't want an excuse to bash it, this actually really pisses me off because I was excited for this game.
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Activision says it has "gone to great lengths in providing a more rich experience" for PC players.

Activision has also confirmed that the maximum number of players allowed in multiplayer games will be 18, unlike Battlefield 3 which supports up to 64 players. As for whether MW3 will feature mod-support... what are you crazy?

The concern amongst PC gamers came following the release of an official FAQ on the PC version with a section of the FAQ saying “Only matchmaking to public games are Ranked.”

Can we set our maxFPS?
No. Setting Max FPS is not a user controllable option.

What is the Maxplayer count for Modern Warfare 3 on PC?
Currently it is 18 players max (in Ground War) but it may increase post launch.

Will ‘lean’ be in the game?
No. We chose to keep lean out of the game to keep the gameplay experience universal across all platforms. This was a gameplay design decision.


How people can still want to play this oppressively repetitive game is beyond my understanding. Modern Warfare was the series that STARTED the whole $60 basic PC game, pioneered 3 hour singleplayer campaigns and CRIPPLED MP features. MAX OF 18 players and thats in ground war, which means welcome back to 6v6 matchmaking!

- Various Sources.
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double fail.

doing this and not communicating it publicly. putting it in a small faq is pure garbage.
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They couldn't care less about the PC community. So I couldn't care less about this rebranded COD4 flop.

Won't be buying it. Nothing of value was lost...
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