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Poll Results: Have you played Hawken Alpha 2 yet?

 
  • 91% (11)
    Yes
  • 8% (1)
    No
  • 0% (0)
    I have no interest in playing this game.
12 Total Votes  
post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
Hey OCN, I haven't seen one yet so I figured I'd start up a thread about the public Alpha test build of Hawken Alpha 2. I've been enjoying the game and looking forward to what improvements will be made upon released date even though I'm still not quite sold on it yet. If you've played it please share your opinions, news, or general stories about the game.

IMPORTANT: Please DO NOT post any videos or screenshots of the game. This game is still protected under an NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) and we don't want to run into any problems, just discuss the game. Thanks! biggrin.gif

Here is the thread I used to get my key: http://www.overclock.net/t/1310873/hawken-alpha-2-keys

And here is the link to the game's site: http://www.playhawken.com/
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post #2 of 8
Insanely buggy. I'm on a 50MB up/down fiber optic connection so I've never had any trouble with at least connection or bandwidth problems. Yet, with this, I find it hard to finish games without losing connection somehow. Other than that, the times I do get to play are a lot of fun. Definitely worth checking out if you're into the mech genre.
post #3 of 8
I've been able to enjoy it... a little... I'm also having connection problems. My connection is 165Mbs down though... so not sure why I'm having issues. Must be game related...

THEN! I have a ton of performance issues, a few crashes... none of the settings allow the game to maintain 60fps in all the maps. There's like 2-3 maps that run like crap.
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post #4 of 8
Same, Connection issues with a 100/10 connection, SLI isin't really utilized. Random lag. Typical Alpha thumb.gif
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post #5 of 8
I got to play around with the mech designs from the garage and played through the tutorial.

I couldn't get into a game though. My PC was DMZ'd and everything network-wise was good. Kept getting host connection failures.
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post #6 of 8
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Yeah, I think there are a lot of problems server-side, but the amount that I've played I definitely enjoyed. I filled out the survey afterwards in hopes of coming improvements. Hopefully the next time we play it (beta?) it will be even better. thumb.gif
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post #7 of 8
I tried the redeem code and it just loads the homepage frown.gif
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post #8 of 8
Well the alpha is full so gotta wait for closed beta :/
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