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The bots are brain dead. It's bad enough if you are playing online and somebody drops, having just a single bot substitute for a flesh and blood player for a few minutes is an eternity.
    
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The bots are brain dead. It's bad enough if you are playing online and somebody drops, having just a single bot substitute for a flesh and blood player for a few minutes is an eternity.
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Difficult at best. The AI is pants-on-head retarded at the best of times.
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Playing through the campaign alone or online is the same, the only difference is in one version, your team mates suck, and the other, you team mates are so much better.

I would suggest just playing online. You will have more fun that just playing through it alone.
     
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post #16 of 31
Single player: pretty much bags of rocks with their only intent to give you their pain pills/medkits.

However, I have gone up against a meh team of 3 humans and a bot and that bot tore it up...lol
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The bots are worthless.. unless you're playing with at least 2 other people, id rather play with no bots at all. That way id still have a voice rather than yelling at coach to come pick me up or shoot at the 75 zombies chasing me as I get gas for the car.
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post #18 of 31
I think the bots are fine. I've had it since launch and haven't played more than 10 multiplayer matches, though. As long as you're not playing on the expert, they're satisfactory. I've never played L4D for the challenge, I just play on normal to dick around and kill zombies, so If you're gung-ho about expert/realism mode, you'll want human teammates.
    
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I find the Single Player on LFD2, to be very entertaining, and challenging.

The individual missions are short, but not too short. They're just long enough to keep you interested and engaged and just when you start to wonder when the end if the mission is going to come, you come around a corner and there it is. There is the challenge with managing your ammo when you know you might not find a new gun around the next corner.

The Bots, are great!

Especially if you know how to use them to your advantage, and keep them close to you. I have even managed to control which guns some of them take on some occasions by bringing them in close to certain gun caches or keeping them away from others.

I find the back story to be very entertaining, and I like a single player game to have a good back story. I've not played the original LFD yet, just bought LFD2 because a couple other guys at work play it, but we've never hooked up in a multiplayer...

I am finding that the single player has plenty of good back story along with plenty of the all out fighting/shooting. It throws constant hordes of undead at you, but they typically are not much of a problem if you use your environment, and your Bots, to your advantage.

I am enjoying my purchase, and yes I would say it was worth it to me.

Oh and no... I do not play the game on the "easy" setting...

I typically play on the second - third highest difficulty settings with games like these.
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post #20 of 31
Yea single player isn't all that fun =/

I haven't played L4D in so long and only played it a few times. If more people used mic's I'd be happy to play it more often
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