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I joined tho i wasn't impressed. game-play more reminiscent of the old quake era of games. But I got in and i took the screen of the "record breaking event, then preceded to ****





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it is nice but aika guy have done 1000 vs 1000 for a while ,argo online can do 500 vs 500 because it is the same engine as aika but with more versatility ,played both and argo online is a way better game!
donnybrook from microsoft is also avail if they didnt take advantage of it in this title to make it possible,they probably didnt know cause the graphic were sparse.but we saw everybody more the monster etc but one shotting an enemy isnt technicly challenging .good to see this kind of project tho
also for those saying it would be hard remember only thos closest to say me send me real time info you arent in close vincinity you probably send info once in a while it is a complex egorith but basicly the system guess where you ll be and no dont plan on cheating it it is surprisingly accurate so only the one or ones being focus are sending real time info and even then only the one i aim at .this is why the aim part play such a vital role or cam view if i vew you you send me info once in a while .this is why a lot of game maker would love it to have first person view game makes stuff everywhere a lot simpler.
donnybrook goes very far in that direction .some whined that system could be cheated lets face it all system can be cheated
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I joined tho i wasn't impressed. game-play more reminiscent of the old quake era of games. But I got in and i took the screen of the "record breaking event, then preceded to ****
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That picture tells a lot about how this was accomplished if players are so spread out you were in a game with 975 players and I see zero on your screen. That's like saying WoW is a 10,000 player game just because 10,000 players are on a single instance of Azaroth, but it's not possible to get those 10,000 players in the same instance of a map, standing in the same place where you can actually play against all 10,000 at once.
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Uh, no. His shot is weird.

I saw several hundred players in my view.
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Uh, no. His shot is weird.
I saw several hundred players in my view.

Nice, I'd like to see a screenshot of someone that had that type of view, I didn't get a chance to get in and try it out that day.
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This video showcases it somewhat. Ingore the weird choice of oddly fitting music, I don't know.
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This video showcases it somewhat. Ingore the weird choice of oddly fitting music, I don't know.

So many beams coming across during the event and with the huge latency

P.S LOL Wow Sonic R ending theme? Talking about a throwback a game I played biggrin.gif
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This video showcases it somewhat. Ingore the weird choice of oddly fitting music, I don't know.

Thanks for posting that, that gives me an idea of how it was done on the client at least. Low poly characters, simple animations with probably only a few bones per character to keep animation calculation times down, all characters looked the same so there was a lot of hardware instancing going on I'm sure. Still, quite a feat to accomplish.
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looked unfair and unbalanced, Aliens had no chance.

aliens had a force feild?
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aliens had a force feild?
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Uh, no. His shot is weird.
I saw several hundred players in my view.

My shot is weird because of 2 things I was seconds still respawning. so players did not pop up. and the admin ppl sent a message prior saying they were closing things down.



All in all people didnt miss anything. its like having 1000 players on a minesweeper game.
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