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Examples:
So people get the idea, some examples that would be considered offensive, numbered as above:
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  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.
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  6. There is actually very little overt symbolism from the Stalinist era; the hammer-and-sickle isn't offensive per se.
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    As we spot it, we'll post it here on the front page for you - if you spot coverage, please point it out in the relevant forum post! So here we go:

    Gamespot were busy recording a demo - nice high quality - with Tony Gilham explaining what is going on:
    Rising Storm - Gameplay Developer Demo - YouTube

    Go watch it (and comment, like and all the rest) on Gamespot's Youtube channel!

    PC Gamer's Rising Storm GDC post - http://www.pcgamer.com/2013/03/27/re...storm-trailer/

    Rock Paper Shotgun's Rising Storm GDC post - http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2013...-up-a-trailer/
    Last edited by flickenmaste; 04-01-2013, 03:11 AM.

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    Really nice video, glad it's out there because i couldn't watch the live stream yesterday.
    Game looks fantastic, except the bad lag and rubber banding in the video that gave me headaches.
    Still, really excited for this. Hope it releases soon, with smooth gameplay and hopefully pump some much needed life into RO2.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by portugueseboy View Post
      Really nice video, glad it's out there because i couldn't watch the live stream yesterday.
      Game looks fantastic, except the bad lag and rubber banding in the video that gave me headaches.
      Still, really excited for this. Hope it releases soon, with smooth gameplay and hopefully pump some much needed life into RO2.
      That most likely happens due to it being against bots/ offline/ practice mode i imagine.
      NB: Nothing to do with the Darkest Hour Mod.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by [DH]Chris89 View Post
        That most likely happens due to it being against bots/ offline/ practice mode i imagine.
        I don't think it's caused by bots. I used to play offline with bots in RO2 just fine before the GOTY update. After that, I always got this jittery movement, even if I loaded up a map without any bots. I reported this bug long ago and have yet to see a fix. Hopefully this motivates them enough to get working on it.

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        • #5
          i watched the video and have to say I'm very impressed ! I love how you've asymmetrically balanced the two teams and all the little details and historical tidbits are great. overall the game looks very solid with awesome environments, good sounds, and perhaps a bit more refined gameplay. You aren't by any chance rolling some of these features over to RO2, by any chance ??

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          • #6
            How do you know they managed to get it balanced?
            [COLOR=Red]Bloody[/COLOR] [COLOR=Black]screen[/COLOR]. [B]So[/B] [I]real.[/I]

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            • #7
              Sorry to be negative, but the jittery movement really ruined it for me. I get this in RO2 as well in offline mode. I guess it's a bug?
              Supporting:
              Disapproving: progression, spawn on SL, spawns close to cap (RSOD)
              Since: beta 1.0 UT2003

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              • #8
                If you are talking about the Evolve TV footage, the jittery movement was caused by the less-than-uber laptop provided for the gameplay.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Nestor Makhno View Post
                  If you are talking about the Evolve TV footage, the jittery movement was caused by the less-than-uber laptop provided for the gameplay.
                  No, he means the movement in the video posted in this thread.
                  I reported this bug long ago: http://forums.tripwireinteractive.co...ad.php?t=82183

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                  • #10
                    Actually, I just found out that the jitter on the Evolve thing was caused by the large number of people trying to view, overloading their broadcast system... so that's kind of nice, I suppose.

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                    • #11
                      Yet he's not talking about the evolve thing, but the thing on gamespot .

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                      • #12
                        I'm not sure which jitter you're talking about on the Gamespot footage (although I am viewing it on an iPhone). The capture device Gamespot was using was causing some weirdness with the game though.
                        [I support "RO Forums Classic" mode!!!]

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by [TW]Ramm-Jaeger View Post
                          I'm not sure which jitter you're talking about on the Gamespot footage (although I am viewing it on an iPhone). The capture device Gamespot was using was causing some weirdness with the game though.
                          You can see it clear as day in that footage, as well as in the footage where I reported the bug. It only affects offline play, and many other users have been affected by this bug as well. It was introduced in the GOTY patch, and makes single-player almost impossible to play.

                          Here's my footage in case you haven't seen it. Wait until you see me sprinting to demonstrate it's not a framerate issue.
                          Jittery movement in RO2 single player - YouTube
                          Last edited by Moskeeto; 03-29-2013, 09:19 PM.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by [TW]Ramm-Jaeger View Post
                            I'm not sure which jitter you're talking about on the Gamespot footage (although I am viewing it on an iPhone). The capture device Gamespot was using was causing some weirdness with the game though.
                            Pay attention to the surroundings while he's sprinting, kinda like watching 15FPS footage in 30FPS. frameception.
                            Last edited by Leopardi; 03-29-2013, 11:24 PM.

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                            • #15
                              Maybe they made this "jitterbug" deliberately so that more players are playing the game in multiplayer

                              and btw. I have it too.
                              [url=http://forums.tripwireinteractive.com/showthread.php?t=92324][|| Immersion Overhaul Mutator V1.04 ||][/url]

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