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I'm "on hold" right now. With the crazy amounts of hacks going on, and the news I read this morning about the servers being turned into a botnet or something like that, I'm not logging in until Rocket gets back to work and things straightened out.

Last time I played I was lucky to be passed by a hummer shooting rpg's or something without getting killed. Obvious hacks I don't need to die over. wink.gif
I've got decent gear so far. Watch, compass, matches, knife. Like 5 blood bags, etc. I am however, missing a primary and only have 2 clips for my 1911 frown.gif
I've never cared before if I died. TBH I kinda feel refreshed to start over after a while. But I've finally got all the stuff I wanted, I'd at least like to use it a bit before I bite the dust hehe.
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I installed the games and did as per the install video and started the games at least until the menu, after fixing all the files and trying to launch the game I get a Data file too short message , anyone know what the problem is
    
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Anyone Have the issue where one moment they are alive and the next they are at -21k health? This happened to me recently after acquiring this gear (killed a player for it with a makarov) and making it to the NW airfield:
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Is that even a legit weapon? I didn't think there was any M4's with eotechs in the mod.
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Before the video gets shot at I was getting shot at from the North West but our sniper kept saying south west. The other team was playing dirty DC'ing to move around the map safely, so we started playing dirty too.

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now im finally getting into the game and picking a server and stuff but the retreiving data takes forever and then all i get is the trying to authenticate .. I just want to play !! Why do they make it so hard
    
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Great concept. Terrible host game.

This mod would have been absolutely fantastic in a better game with a better engine. Arma 2 is old enough as it is and still causes graphics problems in max settings (check my sig rig). Of course, I could complain all day about the "realism" aspect and others would praise it, so I will leave it out for now and focus primarily on game play:

Cons

Requires Arma 2 and Operation Arrowhead
You can spend up to an hour running around (once you know where you are) just to meet up with friends
It takes forever to pick up items and worry about inventory
Once you die, you need to start figuring out where you are again and take another hour to find your buddies
The gameplay is incredibly laggy all around
Takes a long time to find decent weapons
It takes about 10 minutes to get into a server and hopefully you're lucky enough to not get stuck in a nighttime server since it's pitch black
The movement feels terrible - you can break your legs if you prone and turn next to a tree

Pros

Incredibly fun when you have good weapons, but the lag ruins this
Fantastic concept
post #577 of 4265
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Great concept. Terrible host game.
This mod would have been absolutely fantastic in a better game with a better engine. Arma 2 is old enough as it is and still causes graphics problems in max settings (check my sig rig). Of course, I could complain all day about the "realism" aspect and others would praise it, so I will leave it out for now and focus primarily on game play:
Cons
Requires Arma 2 and Operation Arrowhead <-- Not a con, just a base requierement. Like saying that The Sims expansions need The Sims to play.
You can spend up to an hour running around (once you know where you are) just to meet up with friends <-- One of the features of the game according to Rocket. Disorientation.
It takes forever to pick up items and worry about inventory <-- Not sure to catch you here.
Once you die, you need to start figuring out where you are again and take another hour to find your buddies <-- Survival, navigation and disorientation. This is a survival horror, not a MMORPG.
The gameplay is incredibly laggy all around <-- True. But it's in alpha state, so it'll get better smile.gif
Takes a long time to find decent weapons <-- Again, survival horror.
It takes about 10 minutes to get into a server and hopefully you're lucky enough to not get stuck in a nighttime server since it's pitch black <-- That needs to be fixed, yeah.
The movement feels terrible - you can break your legs if you prone and turn next to a tree <-- Another thing that needs to be fixed asap!
Pros
Incredibly fun when you have good weapons, but the lag ruins this
Fantastic concept
I'd play this game all day if it was on a better engine. And no, I don't mean Call of Duty, though CoD1 would be great with this game. >.<</div>

That's my opinion smile.gif
   
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Anyone wanna team up? Im just a wee bit north of Cherno at the moment
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how do you guys even know where you are , ive never found a map yet , I just see people chatting aboug airfields and electro and im in the middle of a forest somewhere.. clearly theres a learnning curve to this. .
    
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how do you guys even know where you are , ive never found a map yet , I just see people chatting aboug airfields and electro and im in the middle of a forest somewhere.. clearly theres a learnning curve to this. .

I use this map on a separate screen or laptop: avidblur.com/arma2
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