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I bought this for $3 bucks on Steam and am pretty impressed. I can't wait to get into multiplayer, but the singleplayer campaign intro left me in awe - it seems like a really cool story. I'm trying to figure out why this game isn't more popular, so I assume it is plagued with bugs like the other flashpoint. Can anyone tell me what to expect out of this game before I get too far into it?
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I'd heard it was a buggy mess on PC, so I've stayed clear up until now. $3 isn't much money though, so I may give it a try myself.
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I avoided the Operation Flashpoint and ARMA games because they seemed to go for extreme realism, and the demos/trials I played often involved very slow-paced and clunky combat. Call CoD unrealistically fast-paced, but I find games like that much more fun.
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I enjoyed it on the xbox and was going to get it for the PC.....but I recall the game not being quite as enjoyable if you aren't playing with a team. The AI squad members leave you to die when you bleed out which can be pretty frustrating. But overall, I loved the game....just wouldn't get it with out friends (what little I have) on the PC owning it as well.
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I'd heard it was a buggy mess on PC, so I've stayed clear up until now. $3 isn't much money though, so I may give it a try myself.
Multiplayer (at least when I tried it) was TERRIBLE. There is no dedicated servers so people were hosting them so pretty much it was just a lag fest.

It 'could' be better now but I have no idea.
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OFPDR still doesn't use dedicated servers, so it's really dependent on the host to have a good connection. The game itself is much better when played with friends.
 
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