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No it's actually aliens invading U.S. Remember North Korea got nuked in the end of Crysis 1.

It's a big difference compared to how plausible would aliens with advanced tech invading U.S. and a country with a bunch of rusty ak's and 12 times less population invading U.S. ...

Compared to the U.S. North Korea is like a tiny little bug. We step on it.
What? lol
It's more plausible that aliens invade U.S over an existing in the flesh, non fictional civilization? How old are you? Life lost is a life lost, no matter how small the threat is. (Keep in mind the Korean war lasted 3 years with the aid of alliances on our side and N.Korea having alliances on theirs....but technically, it's still not over since they have not signed a peace treaty and are actively attacking at and beyond their borders.) People with your idea is why you're so shocked when an act of terrorism(s) occur (9/11?).

Also, keep in mind that they have over 1.1 million Active military personnel and over 8 million on reserve.

We have over 1.5 million Active military personnel with close to 900K on reserves....a large portion of our military is highly active all over the world, not localized here to protect our own country.

Our power is not through localized self contained power, it's through the combined efforts of our Alliances. That's why we are always in other countries business. If another country conflicts with our Alliances...guess what? We have to intervene. Without our Alliances, we aren't as powerful as some of us prideful Americans think we are.

N.Korea unifying with S.Korea and invading us doesn't seem quite AS realistic as N.Korea gaining allies with China. China isn't building DF-21C ballistic missiles to make pretties in the sky. It's for us and who ever under their radar. The idea of N.Korea unifying with China is quite terrifying.

Anyway,

I'm kind of looking forward to this game. Despite the graphics not looking as fantastic as some of the video's show...I'm hoping the game play of it all quickly eradicates that.
Edited by dedmonwakin - 3/13/11 at 7:53am
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Looks disappointing in terms of graphics.
I'm guessing BF3 > Crysis 2 > Homefront, in terms of graphics.
I agree, based on the gfx I saw in the Homefront gameplay trailers it doesn't even deserve to be compared to BF3/Crysis 2.

Homefront does look like a promising game though and I was pretty excited about it when it was first announced months ago but now to me it's just like "meh". The whole Korea invading US storyline feels like its lost its flavor long before it even released and the texture/character models look like crap (similar to a CoD game).

I just picked up Vietnam from the EA sale for $9, so that and BC2 should hold me over until BF3 releases (not much of a Crysis fan).
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I must say this game has me intrigued. If the SP is handled well it should be good, and I am happy that it isn't just another boring shooter set in the same place everything else is. 10 points just for uniqueness!

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comma rose,
...the hell is this and why should I give a damn?

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cockpits, advanced flying controls,
Sweet. I love a good flight sim.

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full clan support.
Oh joy. God I wish these things would bugger off to the land of competitive tourneys and leave us normal players the hell alone.

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demo recording.
I got FRAPS for this

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practice map.
Nice touch but I doubt I'll need it for the SP.
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specifically, read how advanced they are making the comma rose system. Its going to be fantastic.
Seriously what in the bloody hell is a comma rose system and why should I care?
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Took me a while to find the information on Coma Rose too, apparently...everyone knows what it is already, lol.

It's basically a squad command/interact hub.

http://i.imgur.com/jYzFP.png
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Ahh, I see, so it's basically a "Get out of the way you moron" button.


Might actually prove useful if the AI is on par with war games. God only knows how often I have to tell tard AIs to get out of the way...usually with a grenade...
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someone gifted me the game and I'm going to try it on Tuesday but I'm not expecting much, honestly, they farmed the pc side out to some random dev I have never heard of which makes no sense since KAOS was a pc mod group that developed Desert Combat and had a hand in helping with the BF2 design.

just based on FFoW alone, anyone should be skeptical. I hope this is a fun mp game but we will see.
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Ahh, I see, so it's basically a "Get out of the way you moron" button.


Might actually prove useful if the AI is on par with war games. God only knows how often I have to tell tard AIs to get out of the way...usually with a grenade...
no, its for use with your squad.


if you spot someone, it appears shows up on squadmates, not teammates screen, you can also give them orders on where to move to and such.

its works much better t han Voip alone, because telling your guy to flank or get to the otherside of that barrel doesnt always work well. this gives visual ques with the quick click of a button.
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Ahh, I see, so it's basically a "Get out of the way you moron" button.


Might actually prove useful if the AI is on par with war games. God only knows how often I have to tell tard AIs to get out of the way...usually with a grenade...
Go play some Battlefield 2 and you will see how CRITICAL this "comma rose" is. ^^ You simply can't win without it, theres too much going on and if the other team is spotting you 24/7 and you have a bad commander, good luck winning.. you will get ambushed from all sides thinking everyone is hacking ^^
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I am just hoping that this game doesn't flop... But it looks too good, that I just don't think it will. It has an excellent writer, and game play looks fun, so it seems like a good combination that cannot really fail. The only thing which could really screw it up at this point is if the game designers cannot properly convey the story in an interesting way, and things seem broken, which I doubt, based on all the information coming out about this game.
     
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I'm getting this game. After everything recently with punkbuster and BF2.
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