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  • Heroes of Stalingrad

    this is a short forum post for all those unaware of the TWI conference on competitive gaming tonight - hope to see you there!
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    Heroes of Stalingrad
    xfire - thetitletrack
    steam ID - nakamichi_inf
    skype - rushtv.nkm

  • #2
    You might want to change "6 Gamemodes" to three, unless you know something I don't know.

    Also, from what I can gather, the SL spawn system isn't exactly just like Battlefield, but I guess it's the best thing to compare it to...
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    • #3
      So what is this gonna be all about, didnt fully understand?

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      • #4
        Support for competitive gamers
        If being a competitive gamer means doing this then I've never been more proud to proclaim that I am not a "competitive" gamer

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        • #5
          Originally posted by I Faw Down View Post
          You might want to change "6 Gamemodes" to three, unless you know something I don't know.

          Also, from what I can gather, the SL spawn system isn't exactly just like Battlefield, but I guess it's the best thing to compare it to...
          i was refering to the 6 modes located in the fact thread... I believe Territory is where BF players will be most at home, however.
          xfire - thetitletrack
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          • #6
            Allow me,
            Fking awesome , TWI deserves so much credit for all the attention that they're giving the community. A true developer for once in a sea of money whores !
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            • #7
              It used to be quite common this amount of support for clans, although I am not a clanner myself, I am glad TWI is ' reintroducing' this amount of support.




              (I know they are not the only one, thats why I put some ' ' )
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              • #8
                Originally posted by Actin View Post
                It used to be quite common this amount of support for clans, although I am not a clanner myself, I am glad TWI is ' reintroducing' this amount of support.




                (I know they are not the only one, thats why I put some ' ' )
                Compared to TWI it never really used to be common. Sure even Infinity Ward did invite modders and clans back in the days, but the amount of support and info we've got from TWI still outperforms anything i've seen during the years, including companies like Valve.

                Back in the days the difference was mostly that the games were left moddable so the community could adapt by themselves.
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                • #9
                  [QUOTE=nKM;753284]
                  - RO TV 2.0

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                  • #10
                    Sounds awesome.

                    Will be checking out the write up when its finished.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by SurreaLity View Post
                      So what is this gonna be all about, didnt fully understand?
                      a huge amount of prick waving, thats the first thought of competitive gaming i have
                      Modern FPS design: [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jReqXGvFFBQ]YouTube - &#x202a;A Lesson in Modern FPS Design&#x202c;&rlm;[/url]

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Fedorov View Post
                        now we just need to get TotalBiscuit to broadcast the war

                        THIS! TWI, invite this guy in some of your conferences, if not for his opinion for the game (which I suspect he will like) then just for his awesome voice

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                        • #13
                          lol nKM, I visited your ESL profile yesterday wondering what you were up to ^^.

                          8 PM GMT, so that is 9 or 10 PM CEST?

                          Hmm, the fact thread link is linked wrong?

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Snuffeldjuret View Post
                            lol nKM, I visited your ESL profile yesterday wondering what you were up to ^^.

                            8 PM GMT, so that is 9 or 10 PM CEST?

                            Hmm, the fact thread link is linked wrong?
                            http://24timezones.com/
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                            • #15
                              There really isnt that much new but here is what I learned from the talk on irc.

                              Tripwire competitive doc:
                              https://docs.google.com/document/d/1...CLb8hvgH&pli=1

                              [16:18] <@[TW]Wilsonam> IS 2 IS a spaceship

                              3 tiered anticheat

                              <@[TW]Wilsonam> Hero status - relatively exclusive and hard to achieve


                              [16:25] <@[TW]Wilsonam> nagels - John just reminded me that you can disable weapon limits serverside

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