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^^ Watched the first 5 min and wow. That guy came in with a bad perspective already, so you can rule his review out. Everything he said was to bash warz basically lol.
 
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^^ Watched the first 5 min and wow. That guy came in with a bad perspective already, so you can rule his review out. Everything he said was to bash warz basically lol.

He probably played the game a few times before the review to get acquainted with it a bit. I more get the impression that the half hour or whatever he spent before the review left him rather frustrated at the game overall, and just got worse as the review went on.
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^^ Watched the first 5 min and wow. That guy came in with a bad perspective already, so you can rule his review out. Everything he said was to bash warz basically lol.

Can you blame him? The first thing you get when buying the game is a bunch of false advertising.
 
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If you already heard bad things about the game then why buy it? Maybe do a bit of research before wasting $15? Just saying, don't go and bash a game if you don't like it. A lot of other people like the game from what i know.
Sigh, i say this one more time so you can understand it.
This is NOT and i repeat NOT about not liking the game.
This is about the fact that they promised features on their site and on the steam page that are not in game.
The game was obviously in alpha/beta state.
This is called false advertising and is ILLEGAL.
It does not matter if they will be implemented later, it was simply a scam in its current form.
Now i can see the response coming "but more people sell a beta" except the developer himself explicitly said it was not an alpha or beta when asked.
It's version 1.0 so the stuff you advertise and ask money for should be in game.
By this the term foundation release term (which he also stole from the Day Z developer) is kicked straight out of the window.
There are also more rumors about getting blacklisted if you asked for a refund, mass bans and so forth.

So once again, its not about liking the game or not, but other more important things.
Edited by Assirra - 12/20/12 at 6:29am
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^^ Watched the first 5 min and wow. That guy came in with a bad perspective already, so you can rule his review out. Everything he said was to bash warz basically lol.

Did you see the part where you can't cross water? Where you can't sneak past zombies? Where he was killed by a floating back pack? Where he took a 25% loss to health for walking down a gentle slope? Where he paid real world money for an item to loose it when he died? How could any one say anything good about that? In fact I challenge any one to actually find a good review the game...even one that only calls it a bad game rather than a steaming pile of something.

However, it should also be noted that Totalbiscuit is very cynical...hence "The Cynical Brit" name on his videos, but if a game is decent...he will review it as such. If it is a pile of crud...he will really go to town on it. So if he is going overboard you can be sure there are many things in the game that are not done very well.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 12/20/12 at 6:34am
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How can anyone defend this deliberate and obvious cash grab?
 
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How can anyone defend this deliberate and obvious cash grab?

There are a few people on the official War Z forums. If you've got nothing better to do then reading those is an entertaining way of spending an afternoon tongue.gif
 
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Sigh, i say this one more time so you can understand it.
This is NOT and i repeat NOT about not liking the game.
This is about the fact that they promised features on their site and on the steam page that are not in game.
The game was obviously in alpha/beta state.
This is called false advertising and is ILLEGAL.
It does not matter if they will be implemented later, it was simply a scam in its current form.
Now i can see the response coming "but more people sell a beta" except the developer himself explicitly said it was not an alpha or beta when asked.
It's version 1.0 so the stuff you advertise and ask money for should be in game.
By this the term foundation release term (which he also stole from the Day Z developer) is kicked straight out of the window.
There are also more rumors about getting blacklisted if you asked for a refund, mass bans and so forth.
So once again, its not about liking the game or not, but other more important things.

I understand where you are coming from, illegal; yes. Should've never made it to steam also. I agree with all that, but 80% of the rumors/talks/whatever you want to call it represents that the game runs like crap and plays like crap. This thread is all about bashing this game that no one likes. No one likes this game and wants a refund and the only way to get that refund is by bashing it and saying it's not complete. Yes i know it's not complete, but they should've known to do their own research.

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Did you see the part where you can't cross water? Where you can't sneak past zombies? Where he was killed by a floating back pack? Where he took a 25% loss to health for walking down a gentle slope? How could any one say anything good about that?
However, it should also be noted that Totalbiscuit is very cynical...hence "The Cynical Brit" name on his videos, but if a game is decent...he will review it as such. If it is a pile of crud...he will really go to town on it. So if he is going overboard you can be sure there are many things in the game that is not done very well.

Well they can't cross water because it wasn't implemented in the game? Nothing wrong with that. How do you know how a real zombie reacts or how far they can see/hear? You really can't because it's NOT REAL. Floating backpack kill is a bug, which was fixed by patches already; I'm sure of that. Gentle slope hurting you, yes i agree it sucks but its a bug they still need to work on. For $15 why would anyone complain? Like the Devs said, it's an online game that will be patched periodically and not a boxed retail game that you buy for $60-$80.
 
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How can they fail this hard, War Z, I mean. I don't see how they actually could have been thinking the scam would have worked as they most likely getting sued now by Valve of a truckloads of money. Even if the scam wasn't intentionally how can they accidently write down features that don't exist.
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Wild assumption there.
I play this game a lot, with friends and a few family members. We all agree, its a blast and fun to play.
My personal assumption is all the flak this game is getting come's from the chunk of the player base that can't take the stress this game has with it. It is hard losing gear that you had to fight so hard to obtain, but that's just my opinion.

Funny, I don't hear that much hate about Day Z as the mechanics are similar. Altho you don't pay for gear in Day Z if i'm not mistaken.
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