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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.
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  6. Use of symbolism and regalia recalling Stalinism.
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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.




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WWAUT - Are You Ready To Beta?

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  • WWAUT - Are You Ready To Beta?

    Just like last week, I am starting this weeks What We Are Up To post a bit differently. As many of you know, the new development work on the build has been wrapped up and we have branched off into a release candidate with QA working it through its final paces. This past week we
    Pretty, what do we blow up first? - Myn Donos

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    I don't understand why optimal "beta" shouldn't be completely broken and therfore not released today.

    Love that my favorite weapon in the game is getting serious buff though.

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    • #3
      Nice! Beta beta!!

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      • #4
        Originally posted by nejcooo View Post
        I don't understand why optimal "beta" shouldn't be completely broken and therfore not released today.

        Love that my favorite weapon in the game is getting serious buff though.
        yeah im at a loss with this as well, in fact if its for us to do our own qa with, i figured it would be good to have a full weekend of reports from the community.

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        • #5
          Sweet, cant wait to finally get my hands on this build!

          Quick question, is the Zweihander an actual new weapon? Or is it a skin that's going to go over another weapon?

          Either way I'm probably going to get it :P

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          • #6
            So this update has even more content then expected, excelent

            But we still have no confirmation about the new flex physics, is it coming in this update or not?

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            • #7
              Zwihander? A knight? Ok, I have a HUGE boner right now.

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              • #8
                Not able to opt in yet? Sorry I skimmed through the thread. when I right click kf2 >beta and click to opt in the only available option is to "NONE opt in to no betas"

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                • #9
                  I believe its a bit redundant to make a beta update in an early access game.
                  I mean, its already an early access game, things being unpolished was expected from the start...

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Diogenes View Post
                    I believe its a bit redundant to make a beta update in an early access game.
                    I mean, its already an early access game, things being unpolished was expected from the start...
                    And we stated from the start that wasn't our position on early access.
                    Pretty, what do we blow up first? - Myn Donos

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by PurpleFanta View Post

                      Quick question, is the Zweihander an actual new weapon? Or is it a skin that's going to go over another weapon?

                      :P
                      It is a sword. Not a skin on the Katana, the only other sword in the game. It is a long, long sword.

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                      • #12
                        Love the Eviscerator block buff; AAR was something I always liked on L4D so, cool; Please let the zweinhander have equal stats to the crovel, please don't let it be better than the crovel/pulverizer as in P2W. Don't start with stuff like it was in KF1 . And I say that looking over the fact that I own Chivalry. It just won't be the last time... And I don't want to 'have' to keep buying better weapons. Please make it be cosmetic only.

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                        • #13
                          Oh I luckily own Chivalry, so I can get the content with the next update, but I fear in the future I may get left out and I will have to buy other games for KF2. Meh.
                          But at least we can anticipate a release next week.
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Yoshiro View Post
                            And we stated from the start that wasn't our position on early access.
                            I think he is saying he would rather not get in earlier via a beta and just wait for the regular update and so, avoid the impression of special access.

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                            • #15
                              It doesn't seem to fit berserker role as it fits more to perk that will use katana. Should come later or be off-perk weapon

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