Announcement

Collapse
1 of 2 < >

WIP Forum Upgrade

Please pardon our mess as we continue to iterate on the forum style, css and images. If you have any suggestions be sure to let us know in the off topic part of the forum!
2 of 2 < >

Forum Rules

CHANGES
  • Items changed, or highlighted for future attention, on 20 July 2013 are highlighted in yellow.
Global Rules
  • Forum moderators may or may not be Tripwire Interactive staff members, but either way, please respect them, as they are the authority of the forums. Speaking to them with intentional spite will not be tolerated and may result in the loss of your forum privileges.
  • Any decisions made by any member of staff or moderator are final and not subject to discussion. Doing so may result in a ban from the site. The owners of Tripwire Interactive Forums reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason, as well as to remove access to the forums for any individuals with or without warning for breaches of the rules.
  • If you have a complaint regarding another user, PM the appropriate moderators, or if you have an administrative issue, [RO]schneidzekk.
General Behaviour
  • Use the search function before posting. Chances are your question has already been answered.
  • Use a title that describes the content of your post. Don't use all caps or special characters to draw attention either in the title or the body of the post.
  • Up to 10 emoticons are allowed in a post
  • Political discussions are prohibited.
  • Flaming - We do not tolerate abusive, malicious, personal attacks. You will be banned if you persist in this behavior.
  • Trolls - Anyone deliberately antagonizing other forum users by posting 'flame bait' type messages is not welcome. You will be banned (possibly without warning depending on the severity of the issue) if you persist in this behavior.
  • Personal insults (directed at anyone) will result in a ban. If the behavior is not corrected, it will be made more permanent.
  • Constructive criticism is welcome. However keep in mind we (and other forums goers) may not agree with you. If you can't keep the conversation civil, you will be removed from the forums.
  • The use of hyperbole, one liners, and images as part of a forum debate is likely to get you infracted. You have many ways to participate and be a constructive part of this community, even when you disagree.
  • To make the highlighted bits above 100% clear to everyone, the following WILL NOT BE TOLERATED:
    1. Personal attacks, insults, antagonism of any forum-goers, moderators or Tripwire Interactive staff.
    2. Breaches of confidentiality and privacy of any sort.
    3. Any form of racism, bigotry or attacks on race, creed or color.
    4. Linking to posts on other forums related to ANY of the above, whether you are the originator or not, without exception.
  • There has been too much in the way of abhorrent personal behaviors in the past. These will cease. It doesn't matter who started it or who reacted to it - it will all result in moderator action. If you have to indulge your hatreds, for whatever reason, go do it elsewhere - and do not try and drag our forum-goers over to enjoy your hatreds.
  • We understand that people have strong feelings about our games, what we do for a living and how we respond (or don't) to comments on the forums. We all aren't going to agree about everything. So, BE CIVIL in your disagreements!
DO NOTs
  • DO NOT Transmit any message, information, data, text, software or graphic files, or other materials ("Content") that is unlawful (including illegal drug usage), harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, hateful or racially, ethnically, sexually or otherwise objectionable. This includes publicizing private information, such as individual's real names, IP addresses and anything else that might be used to identify them to the freakier members of the internet. This also means you may NOT publically share private communications (PM, email or anything else) without the original poster's permission.
  • DO NOT Post or transmit any Content that contains a virus, Trojan horse or other mischievous Content.
  • DO NOT Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation.
  • DO NOT link to posts on any other forums, or any other form of media, that breaches our rules. It will be treated just the same as if you had posted it here.
  • DO NOT Double Post, cross Post or restart closed threads.
  • DO NOT Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, rule or regulation.
  • DO NOT Upload or transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party.
  • DO NOT post cheats or exploits; THIS INCLUDES ALL/ANY REFERENCES TO HACKING, PIRATED SOFTWARE etc.
  • DO NOT complain about being banned from a server and DO NOT complain about other players on servers - that is between you and the admin, no need to get the community involved.
Username, Avatar and Signature Rules
  • Multiple registrations result in a ban.
  • No offensive user names
  • Avatars:
    Avatars are disabled.
  • All signatures should not exceed the following size limits, you can have both text and images
  • - For text signatures: 4 lines normal size, 8 lines small size and up to 100 chars per line. Font sizes above 2 are not allowed. (Blank lines count as lines.)
  • - For images in signatures: 1 image up to 400 pixels wide, 150 pixels tall and 100kb in size plus 2 lines normal size text and up to 100 chars per line
Netiquette: Written text has no inflection, and, as such, you should be careful how you write your messages as interpretation will vary from person to person. Please take advantage of the built-in emoticons to add such expression to your words. Please remember the golden rule: to treat other forum users the way you would like to be treated. Please use common courtesy, and enjoy using Red Orchestra's forums
Offensive material
The following is a list of some things that MAY be considered "offensive" by the moderators and the team. This is NOT an exclusive list and it does depend very much on context.

Crossing the line into "offensive" territory is likely to get you asked to change your name, sig or avatar or to withdraw/delete posts. This will be done politely by the moderators. If you refuse to comply further action WILL be taken once started, ultimately leading to banning from the forums.

A key point: please attempt to use your brains. What is mild humour to you may well be deeply offensive to others. While we have no intention of acting as politically-correct "thought police", we are on the lookout for those things that can cause offense and, in some cases, are actually still illegal in some jurisdictions.
  1. Names recalling notorious war criminals or personalities.
  2. Names recalling atrocities and war crimes in general, or units with particularly odious histories.
  3. Use of obscenities and expletives.
  4. Blatant racism, mysogynism or many other "ism"s.
  5. Use of symbolism and regalia recalling Nazism or Fascism; this does not include pics of soldiers who happen to have such symbols on their uniform, unless we feel this has been done to provoke. Please note that many Nazi symbols (including the Swastika) are still illegal in Germany and other countries and considered deeply offensive by many Europeans.
  6. Use of symbolism and regalia recalling Stalinism.
  7. On both the previous two, the moderators' views on the intention and impact of use of such symbols will be final - not yours. Please be understanding if you are advised to change something.
  8. In general, if a sig/avatar represents your allegiances in-game and is clearly "in part", it is likely to be fine; if the moderators feel you are trying to demonstrate unpalatable political allegiances, or to use it in an attempt to ridicule or provoke others you WILL be asked to change it. RO is NOT the place to make any extremist political statements of any kind.
Examples:
So people get the idea, some examples that would be considered offensive, numbered as above:
  1. "Hitler", "Beria"
  2. "NKVD Blocking Detachment", "Einsatzgruppen"
  3. This one should be pretty obvious...
  4. So should this - and it includes calling all Germans "Nazis" and all Soviets/Russians "Commies". It got boring 50 years ago, so stop it.
  5. Use of swastikas, fasces, SS-runes and so on for the Axis.
  6. There is actually very little overt symbolism from the Stalinist era; the hammer-and-sickle isn't offensive per se.
A simple rule-of-thumb: many Europeans find Nazi symbolism of any sort offensive; many Americans still find Soviet symbolism offensive. Engage your brain before using.




Final Note: this is NOT open to debate, so please do NOT start whining and moaning if a moderator asks you to change something. They will advise at first, giving reasons, then, if you take no notice, they will step up the pressure through to banning.
See more
See less

Box Art - and System Specs

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Box Art - and System Specs

    Here are a couple of things that people have been waiting for... firstly some box art, for the Western and Russian versions - up on the front page: http://www.heroesofstalingrad.com/

    And now the system specs that people have been asking for:

    Minimum:
    OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    Processor: Dual Core 2.3 GHz or better
    RAM: 2 GB
    Graphics card: 256 MB SM 3.0 DX9 Compliant NVIDIA

  • #2
    RO2 Box Art revealed (!)(?)

    http://mygaming.co.za/news/pc/13060-...-revealed.html

    Thoughts?
    [LEFT][SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
    [/LEFT]

    Comment


    • #3
      Ramm just mentioned this is another thread, 30 mins ago..

      That was quick!?!?

      Q: All of your marketing seems to be aimed at attracting new players from outside the community instead of marketing the game to the RO faithful.

      A: Let me just head something off at the pass right now. We're getting ready to release the box art for the game. And there is bound to be a 20 page thread of "OMG MkB42 Swat German" that rants and raves. Now instead of doing that, why don't you guys just hold off. Yes we're trying to expand the playerbase of the game, and yes a lot of our marketing art will be aimed at attracting a new audience. Why is that? Because we don't need to convince the RO faithful to check out RO. You guys already like RO1, and have at least some interest in RO2. Joe gamer does not, and we want to get "joe gamer" to have a look at the game. It is all about peaking their interest, and if we try and market the game like RO1, we'll attract only the same people. And we DO want to attract the same people, but we also want to bring in a lot more gamers.

      and it looks awesome IMO. I may just by a boxed version so I can have the nice looking box :O

      although... if those system requirements are officialy
      I'm 0.3 ghz too low for mimimum processor requirements..

      meh
      Last edited by MrLebanon; 07-21-2011, 12:17 PM.
      [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
      [URL="www.116thpanzer.com"]The 116th Panzer Division[/URL]

      Comment


      • #4
        Originally posted by MrLebanon View Post
        Ramm just mentioned this is another thread, 30 mins ago..

        That was quick!?!?




        and it looks awesome IMO. I may just by a boxed version so I can have the nice looking box :O
        I was thinking the same thing! hah
        [LEFT][SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
        [/LEFT]

        Comment


        • #5
          Well seeing as from the letter from Ramm himself, it seems they are trying to attract a new set of players to come play, cause us RO vets already know the game is going to be great.

          Me, I think it is hot as hell. I really don't care if he has a scoped MKB with a boynet, or if the Russian sniper behind him is wearing a hoodie, it is hothothothothothothothothothothothothothot

          I want this as my wallpaper honestly :3
          Formerly Extremity
          Specs: 8GB RAM, GTX 460, i5-3570k

          Comment


          • #6
            Hmm I actually really like it, though I'm not a big fan of the black "ink" splash behind the uber 1337 German Hero dude with his pimped out Mkb42.

            Other than that artistic element, I really like the design and the two-soldier design. The Russian sniper with his hood is pure awesome, with the hammer and scythe
            Last edited by hockeywarrior; 07-21-2011, 12:20 PM.

            A Dedicated RO Veteran since 2003
            Check out my RO videos! RED ORCHESTRA: Overture to War - YouTube

            Comment


            • #7
              So it's decided, I'm getting the box version, at least I'll still have steam compatibility, but I'LL HAVE A GODDAMN SEXY BOX.
              Formerly Extremity
              Specs: 8GB RAM, GTX 460, i5-3570k

              Comment


              • #8
                I saw the box art and I cried... but not from my eyes.

                Ooh, and there's the system requirements... check, check, aaand check!

                Comment


                • #9
                  Box look nice,I hope it will attract lots of new players,I honestly just want to get if from steam the moment is available for download.
                  ASrock Z77;Intel I5-3570K @4.4ghz;Crossfire AMD Radeon R9-290X x2;Corsair Vengeance 16gb @ 2133mhz;Primary HD Crucial 256GB; Secondary WD 500gb;HT|Omega Claro+;Corsair H100 push/pull;
                  Corsair 1000W

                  Comment


                  • #10

                    Awesome!


                    Edit: After another look it's still awesome, but I'm with hockeywarrior on the splodge/splash thingy
                    Last edited by Das Bose; 07-21-2011, 12:34 PM.
                    If being a competitive gamer means doing this then I've never been more proud to proclaim that I am not a "competitive" gamer

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      TWI has confirmed?

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Bravo gents! Here's to the mass conversion of jumping dolphin divers to tactical RO players.

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Awesome.

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Makarov View Post
                            Bravo gents! Here's to the mass conversion of jumping dolphin divers to tactical RO players.

                            I predict many will die in front of their monitors, as their heads explode due to the sheer weight of awesomeness
                            If being a competitive gamer means doing this then I've never been more proud to proclaim that I am not a "competitive" gamer

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              It looks amazing and I can't wait to run the game maxed out. I think I'm going to buy extra copies for more boxes.
                              [SIGPIC]http://oi44.tinypic.com/11qs4sk.jpg[/SIGPIC]

                              Comment

                              Working...
                              X