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Originally Posted by edgeofblade View Post

*sigh*

Well, this thread got an superiority complex awfully fast...

Everything is easy mode these days. Video games, overclocking, etc.

Regenerative health is lame.
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The 1st PC game I saw it in was CoD2 which was fun and looks good, and for that style of front line wave assault I thought thought is was great

But yeah too many games seemed to switch to it for no real reason. If a player finds the game too hard, change difficulty.
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Originally Posted by Kaltenbrunner View Post

The 1st PC game I saw it in was CoD2 which was fun and looks good, and for that style of front line wave assault I thought thought is was great

But yeah too many games seemed to switch to it for no real reason. If a player finds the game too hard, change difficulty.

Indeed. Regenerating health is great for some games, but it's used too often anymore.
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Nobody mentioned Call of Duty in the hardcore playlists? The most popular "easy mode" FPS has a no-regen mode.
But you die very fast and the playlist are usually filled with a bunch of wackoffs that are really good, and any type of server lag will really really piss you off.
    
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Nobody mentioned Call of Duty in the hardcore playlists? The most popular "easy mode" FPS has a no-regen mode.
But you die very fast and the playlist are usually filled with a bunch of wackoffs that are really good, and any type of server lag will really really piss you off.
BOII default health is 30% with no regen. Fix? Change it to 100% with no regen...
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post #49 of 58
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Everything is easy mode these days. Video games, overclocking, etc.

Regenerative health is lame.

I'm trying to craft a response that not out and out rude, but not everyone is a posturing, smug hardcore these days. Non-regenerating health is just in the games you grew up with. It's not better or worse than anything. For some games, regen improves the flow. In fact, for MOST games it improves the flow. Now, medkit placement is one less thing that can go wrong in level design.

If we're talking survival horror, I'll entertain the notion.

And I don't get it... what's wrong with easy mode overclocking? Maybe you would like to write your own software and your own operating system too, because just buying it is "easy mode". Maybe you would like to wash your clothes with soap and a washboard... washing machines are lame.
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post #50 of 58
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I'm trying to craft a response that not out and out rude, but not everyone is a posturing, smug hardcore these days. Non-regenerating health is just in the games you grew up with. It's not better or worse than anything. For some games, regen improves the flow. In fact, for MOST games it improves the flow. Now, medkit placement is one less thing that can go wrong in level design.

If we're talking survival horror, I'll entertain the notion.

And I don't get it... what's wrong with easy mode overclocking? Maybe you would like to write your own software and your own operating system too, because just buying it is "easy mode". Maybe you would like to wash your clothes with soap and a washboard... washing machines are lame.

I'm going to have to disagree with you about health regen being a good feature in most games. I like my games to be challenging, and what about realistic shooters like Red Orchestra and ArmA? And also atmospheric survival games like S.T.A.L.K.E.R., Fallout, and Metro. Health regen would kill the desperation feeling in those games, and that desperation feeling forced upon the player (mainly with mods) is one of the main reasons why those games are so amazing.

A common example regarding health regen is the Mass Effect games, I much preferred the first in which there was no health regen. But of course, that's just me, and those of us who prefer having challenging games with no health regen are obviously a minority.

But I definitely agree with you about overclocking lol. Overclocking is just punching numbers and testing, I want to get this done as quickly as possible so I can use my PC for its intended purpose: gaming. So having easy mode overclocking will only get me to games faster, which is what I want.
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