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Now honestly, I just got this game like a week and a half ago and played through all 4 camapaign missions.

Now I'm trying to give "versus mode" a try. Unfortunately, I'm experiencing a learning curve in controlling the infected and dealing with "team mate" issues in regards to getting to the objective as a survivor.

Of course, some "uber 133t" player will always complain and cry about the folks who are just now getting their feet wet with the versus experience. It's not like there is any way to play "versus mode" offline to practice is there? (and from what I saw, the game will not let you start a versus mode match without at least one other person in the game with you.)

So anyways, these "133t players" do all kinds of dumb stuff (like cursing you out, calling you all kinds of names, initiating kick votes, and generally being complete jerks and bad sports at a GAME) to folks who are trying to learn the game and become better at playing versus mode.

Honestly, I could see how someone could get really frustrated with the game in the first week of playing versus mode... however of course, everyone gets better in time (I'd hope...)

Either way, it is really annoying that some of the "kids" out there have very little tolerance for new players... What do you guys think? Any suggestions on how to deal with these crybabies online? (Of course I'm not trying to flame any particular person here, but just talking in general...)
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There's always people like that in every game.
You just have to ignore/mute them.

Most of the time they're not even good anyway.
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I don't play often but I do enjoy versus mode. I'm not all that great of a player and I haven't ran into any problems. I have to be one of the worst people ever to play as a smoker lol.

Most of the players I meet are like you and are only looking for a good time.
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We do need offline versus mode. But the AI in this game is so bloody awful that it wouldn't be much of a challenge.

I was playing a 2v2 game, and when I was playing as survivors, the infected got a tank, and the two AI players just stood there not shooting the tank, or even moving.

Its really easy to pick them off too because they will just stand there while you rape their teammates as a hunter right in front of their eyes.
    
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Originally Posted by xToaDx View Post
There's always people like that in every game.
You just have to ignore/mute them.

Most of the time they're not even good anyway.
Is there a way to put them on ignore or mute? Seriously, please share the tip if you have one.
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Shift-tab, then click players, find the whiner, mute.
    
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post #7 of 21

Sorry but I had to post this.


And you should just ignore them like everyone else has said.
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HAHAHA, that link is awesome
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This happens in alot of co-op games. when people suck they want somebody to point the proverbial finger at. Seeing as how it's the internet the proverbial finger is much easier to point.

These game is alot more fun when you're playing with friends or find some cool people and play with them when you can. I do find that in versus there are alot more people complaining then in campaign, and I'd say campaign on expert > versus. (not trying to start a fight )

Add me on steam if you want to play: poptomop

Hilarious video btw.
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post #10 of 21
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Originally Posted by angrysasquatch View Post
Shift-tab, then click players, find the whiner, mute.
Thank you so much for that tip.... I will definitely have to use it.
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