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I think I'll pick it up. I basically hit a 'wall' in RO2, simply because I've played ALL the maps way, way too much. I've played the 'free' version, and RS actually seems pretty cool. It's a bit campy on some maps. simply because of all the brush, but then again, it had JUST come out, so everyone was playing it pretty badly.

$15 for essentially an entirely new game? Sure.
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Just tried it, but rifle only since I didn't purchase. It was fun!
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Just tried it, but rifle only since I didn't purchase. It was fun!

You can pick up weapons from the ground.
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Rising Storm is totally worth it and supporting such an amazing developer is doubly worth it.

I am really enjoying myself playing Rising Storm - much more than any online FPS in the past while. thumb.gif
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and supporting such an amazing developer

Yes, because ignoring the issues with RO2 was such an amazing strategy, hence the success of the game you know...
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Yes, because ignoring the issues with RO2 was such an amazing strategy, hence the success of the game you know...

What issues did they ignore? The only ones were hit detection and optimization, both were fixed though they didn't really do a good job with the optimization (they had to make sacrifices for this).

It exceeded their sales expectations so it was a success, and as I expected, its population died when BF3 came out since people were just using it as a placeholder. This was bound to happen, and of course it wasn't going to be a mega-success since gamers these days just don't want challenging, tactical, or different games. They just want the same rehashes of games that were bad in the first place.
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What issues did they ignore? The only ones were hit detection and optimization, both were fixed though they didn't really do a good job with the optimization (they had to make sacrifices for this).

It exceeded their sales expectations so it was a success, and as I expected, its population died when BF3 came out since people were just using it as a placeholder. This was bound to happen, and of course it wasn't going to be a mega-success since gamers these days just don't want challenging, tactical, or different games. They just want the same rehashes of games that were bad in the first place.

They were banning people left and right on their own forum for mentioning performance issues.
Ramm Jaeger told people to "shut up" and the likes, same did their community manager who retired(?) I believe.

Their fix to "Optimization" was: Removing Bricks...
-Community said NOOO Didnt change anything.
Tripwire: YEES IT DID, NEXT GEN GRAPHICS FEATURE!

Heck, game still has BSOD/Freezing/Hiccups when you enable HW Physics ingame on 6 series nv cards and some 5 series cards.
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They were banning people left and right on their own forum for mentioning performance issues.
Ramm Jaeger told people to "shut up" and the likes, same did their community manager who retired(?) I believe.

Their fix to "Optimization" was: Removing Bricks...
-Community said NOOO Didnt change anything.
Tripwire: YEES IT DID, NEXT GEN GRAPHICS FEATURE!

Heck, game still has BSOD/Freezing/Hiccups when you enable HW Physics ingame on 6 series nv cards and some 5 series cards.

Hmm I never heard about this, though I never had a reason to go to their forums since I always build enthusiast PCs. But lol, that reminds me of The War Z developers on their forums and on Steam forums.
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Some parts of rising storm are beautiful, and some parts are not. I have everything cranked at 2560x1440, and sometimes I look and think "wow, this is a pretty game" and other times some of the textures are laughable.

It's like it si 85% of the way there or something...graphically.

The gameplay is decent. control are a tad clunky, but acceptable. I think it's more of a classic FPs shooter than anything we have seen lately, that's for sure.
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They were banning people left and right on their own forum for mentioning performance issues.
Ramm Jaeger told people to "shut up" and the likes, same did their community manager who retired(?) I believe.

Their fix to "Optimization" was: Removing Bricks...
-Community said NOOO Didnt change anything.
Tripwire: YEES IT DID, NEXT GEN GRAPHICS FEATURE!

Heck, game still has BSOD/Freezing/Hiccups when you enable HW Physics ingame on 6 series nv cards and some 5 series cards.

Regarding those freezings, and even BSOD's (And red screens of death too), I feel you, I suffered them on my GTX680 SLI, and sadly it's not RO2's fault, it was caused by Punkbuster together with Nvidia drivers.

I reported it to Nvidia long time ago (Almost a year ago), and even had direct contact with ManuelG from Nvidia, while they found it it happened on servers with PB enabled (On Highest security with red bar, didn't happen on lower security PB servers), they were never able to fix it, this does not happen with my 2x HD7970, so I do not think it's the game to be blamed.
    
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