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I was just wondering witch one was better with friends online
i own L4D2 and friend owns L4D and so its either i buy him L4D2 or i get L4D
i have never played L4D are the maps bigger better, more guns or what

What one would u guys go with ??
    
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L4D2 easily.
    
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I enjoyed L4D more to be 100% honest. Seems like I had more fun with my buddies. L4D2 kinda ruined both games for me tho
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l4d was better as a game, more work put into it, better atmosphere... it was actually a zombie game

l4d2 is more fun for screwing around with friends imo just cause it took a more "hey lets kill some zombies in messed up ways" approach
Kinda meh now...
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Kinda meh now...
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At the moment L4D2 has a bigger playerbase, if you intend to accually play the dammed game L4D2 is your only choice

But, i enjoyed the first one more.
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I prefered the cast in L4D better. I quickely lost interest after L4D2!
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Left 4 Dead. Darker, gruesome...the sequel is too bright (nice change from the first, but destroyed the atmoshpere...you don't play Amnesia because you can see, you play it because it's dark). All my votes go to the first one, the second one bored me after I played through each campaign and realized it just didn't have the spark the original did...
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I enjoyed L4D more because it was new...I stopped playing the series with L4D2 because I got bored. However, if I had not played L4D and started with L4D2, things would most likely be different. The use of melee weapons is quite nice.
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I'd go with L4D2 just because more people are playing that right now so it's easier to get into versus games than on L4D. I enjoy playing the new special infected a lot as well. DEATHCHARGEEEE
    
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L4D2 had more weapons and special infected but it is a flawed product in my view. The levels are a mess and the special infected are arbitrary. It was clearly put together by Valve's second string design team. When they started designing a level it's like they just started with a big box and dumped stuff around the place and made a route through it. Which is probably exactly what they did.

L4D1 may not have the depth of weapon types of the new special infected but the levels are tight and well polished, the choke points generally work as they should and the whole experience feels more together. The levels really draw you in and all have a high level of graphical polish which is missing from the sequel.

Personally L4D1 was my game of 2008 and I played it to death. I played L4D2 for a few weeks before it was put down.
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