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Let me tell you arrogant OCNers, you're all just a bunch of greedy over bearing PC gamers. Why should you want more than 8 players? On a small map, more than that would be HORRIBLE. If we make the maps larger, the gameplay is different. We dont' want to make every game battlefield. If the games multiplayer is arena style (small maps, not too many players), that doesn't make it a console port. Ever played 32 man 2fort in TF2? Or a 64 man COD game? If you have, you know how horrible it is to play on crowded servers. This could be a positive thing. We do not want overcrowded servers.

Now that I think of it, it just seems like you always want something more than console gamers. "News: Game X has 8 players multiplayer on console, 8 on PC" "Boo port!!!"
"News: Game Y has 8 players multiplayer on console, 12 on PC" "Now this is how games should be developed for the PC"



NOT. Increasing the amount of players sometimes decreases the quality of the gameplay. Realize that and you're better off. And never again whine about small mapped games having so few players as maximum.

TL;DR: Just don't freaking want something for the sake of having more of something. You just want higher numbers, it seems. Well that sometimes makes gameplay worse.
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lol I wasn't going to touch the MP anyways.
 
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So what your saying is that your PC wouldnt spontanouesly combust if there were more than 8 dukes on the screen at one time? Thats ludacris No Machine can handle that much Badass at any one time.


Seriously, Duke Nukem in my mind has always been for single-player. Further im sure people will fix that soon enough with mods and other things. Look at L4D and L4D2 they had an 8 Plyaer limit the games are pretty awesome, they were modded to have dozens of people at the same time. Most of the time it wasnt as fun. When they made it they had beta testers and they had the most fun with 8, not for any other reason, if people got the best experience with 20 we would have 20.
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Let me tell you arrogant OCNers, you're all just a bunch of greedy over bearing PC gamers. Why should you want more than 8 players? On a small map, more than that would be HORRIBLE. If we make the maps larger, the gameplay is different. We dont' want to make every game battlefield. If the games multiplayer is arena style (small maps, not too many players), that doesn't make it a console port. Ever played 32 man 2fort in TF2? Or a 64 man COD game? If you have, you know how horrible it is to play on crowded servers. This could be a positive thing. We do not want overcrowded servers.

Now that I think of it, it just seems like you always want something more than console gamers. "News: Game X has 8 players multiplayer on console, 8 on PC" "Boo port!!!"
"News: Game Y has 8 players multiplayer on console, 12 on PC" "Now this is how games should be developed for the PC"



NOT. Increasing the amount of players sometimes decreases the quality of the gameplay. Realize that and you're better off. And never again whine about small mapped games having so few players as maximum.

TL;DR: Just don't freaking want something for the sake of having more of something. You just want higher numbers, it seems. Well that sometimes makes gameplay worse.
4v4. Sounds like a blast.
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Let me tell you arrogant OCNers, you're all just a bunch of greedy over bearing PC gamers. Why should you want more than 8 players? On a small map, more than that would be HORRIBLE. If we make the maps larger, the gameplay is different. We dont' want to make every game battlefield. If the games multiplayer is arena style (small maps, not too many players), that doesn't make it a console port. Ever played 32 man 2fort in TF2? Or a 64 man COD game? If you have, you know how horrible it is to play on crowded servers. This could be a positive thing. We do not want overcrowded servers.

Now that I think of it, it just seems like you always want something more than console gamers. "News: Game X has 8 players multiplayer on console, 8 on PC" "Boo port!!!"
"News: Game Y has 8 players multiplayer on console, 12 on PC" "Now this is how games should be developed for the PC"



NOT. Increasing the amount of players sometimes decreases the quality of the gameplay. Realize that and you're better off. And never again whine about small mapped games having so few players as maximum.

TL;DR: Just don't freaking want something for the sake of having more of something. You just want higher numbers, it seems. Well that sometimes makes gameplay worse.
We do not want a fixed amount, we want choice. Choice. If you like 32 man COD then you can play that. If you like 10 man COD then you can play that. I've never played a Duke style game online, I'm just excited no matter what.
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Here we go again.
Welcome to Cancel your preorder:
LOL THIS!!!! So much hating lol!
   
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We do not want a fixed amount, we want choice. Choice. If you like 32 man COD then you can play that. If you like 10 man COD then you can play that.
That's the issue. There is no choice for the minority that prefers a lower amount of people on the server. Almost every server has 32 players max, and when I join a game that only has 10 people in it, I can play for 5 minutes and then it's completely full. I cannot join a game and keep playing with the same low amount of people unless I setup my own server, which at the time is quite impossible.
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Developers have their good reasons to give this game a multiplayer with 8 players.
If they'd give you ****ty modes with too many players you would still whine about it.
Sometimes behavior here is so pathetic.
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Why do people pre-order all the time...keep your money, stop lending it out for free or for a bonus gun you'll never use.
When I was buying new releases I can't think of one time they didn't have a game or I couldn't get it somewhere else, besides that; digital copy pre orders... really?
I can see if you are some one who is terrible with cash and wants to make sure they get a certain game but seriously you are making someone very rich with your 0 interest micro loans.
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Wait. You're going to play Duke for the multiplayer?
This. Duke Nukem is NOT a multiplayer game. The original Duke Nukem 3d had multiplayer. Did you even know that?
    
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