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  • Better Idea for KF2 Beta Keys

    So it seems like the community, or maybe just myself, isn't necessarily the happiest about the way that keys are given out by being posted publicly and then snagged by either the extremely lucky or shady. I propose a better way would be a sign up for keys and then random selection from that. It is fair to all and then those who are stuck at work during the day (no I'm totally not butt hurt that I was helpless to do anything for pretty much the entirety of the giveaways) with no access to steam can get their keys. Just do it on forums (that are captcha and bot protected) it wouldn't be hard.

  • #2
    yes, i playing KF since 2009 and have over 4700 hours ! and no chance to get a key ! and so many other players they never had played KF get a free key and playing the beta, thats not fair .

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    • #3
      everyone who joined the forums before April 1st should get one. would you agree with that?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by sebo View Post
        everyone who joined the forums before April 1st should get one. would you agree with that?
        I'd be down with this or the original idea that OP had. It's better than a bunch of bots getting them.

        Another, which I'm privileged to have a good bit of, would be post your hours on KF1 ;^) with a screen shot of some sort. Jk of course.

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        • #5
          But then we wont be able to see all the people begging and crying for a key

          Seriously though, you just need to wait a couple more weeks but i guess it would be more fair to the fans if they didn't make it so public and simple

          They could have had mini-competitions and PM keys to winners. I remember a while back winning a code for Borderlands the Pre-Sequel from these little competitions on twitter. A lot of it was trivia from watching one of their streams, submitting funny pictures from BL2, character skin ideas and just simple stupid questions. I think it was a little more fair to the actual fans doing it that way

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Puritech View Post
            But then we wont be able to see all the people begging and crying for a key

            Seriously though, you just need to wait a couple more weeks but i guess it would be more fair to the fans if they didn't make it so public and simple

            They could have had mini-competitions and PM keys to winners. I remember a while back winning a code for Borderlands the Pre-Sequel from these little competitions on twitter. A lot of it was trivia from watching one of their streams, submitting funny pictures from BL2, character skin ideas and just simple stupid questions. I think it was a little more fair to the actual fans doing it that way
            To be honest, I'm usually down for waiting for EA, I'm even down for waiting until after EA.

            But I also enjoy helping making games, I have a passion for, better.
            TWI is looking for input on how to improve and tweak their game. I love giving feedback for companies that I like. And I hella like TWI. My dad is famous on golf forums for beta testing, and it got somewhat passed down to me. I'm not famous or well known at all, but I sure as hell do want to give all the feedback and ideas I can. I'm so hyped for early access right now that I'm just dying to get my hands on this game any way I can right now.

            That being said, I dont actually have enough money to afford EA at the moment, so a beta key would be awesome.

            I mean, I've done my fair share of beta testing. I try to give feedback, I've never really been as excited for a game as I have been for KF2. I gave a good bit of feedback before in previous beta testing, but this time around, I'm literally filled to the brim with excitement and ideas that I want to give TWI.

            But alas, I am condemned to the forums, complaining about having no key. *cough cough* If only... Tripwire was generous and loving enough to give this poor... *cough* keyless... hungry for Killing Floor 2 action beta tester a key... Maybe, just maybe... He could give them input and feedback...

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            • #7
              Something about this thread is oddly familiar. I think it reminds me of the time TWI gave out random Rising Storm beta keys before release.

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              • #8
                i just want a beta key

                i just want a beta key.. that's all

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Moskeeto View Post
                  Something about this thread is oddly familiar. I think it reminds me of the time TWI gave out random Rising Storm beta keys before release.
                  Ha, yeah man. Having flashbacks to that time again lol.
                  [IMG]http://imageshack.us/a/img585/3971/r0mg.jpg[/IMG]

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by sebo View Post
                    everyone who joined the forums before April 1st should get one. would you agree with that?
                    Yeah, I did sign up today, finally. I have been lurking on and off for about a month now. Honestly that would be better than the public key postings. I wouldn't mind that. It would be better than enabling scams.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by NiNeXXX View Post
                      i just want a beta key.. that's all
                      ^^ welcome on board.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Steff1483 View Post
                        yes, i playing KF since 2009 and have over 4700 hours ! and no chance to get a key ! and so many other players they never had played KF get a free key and playing the beta, thats not fair .
                        It's sad but true. I encounter a guy that had no idea what KF was..

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                        • #13
                          The hype

                          Although irksome, it makes sense for them to slowly ramp up the user-base and see how things go.
                          If only we could pay the $30 now, and play in beta
                          Can't wait to do an in-depth review on KF2.

                          Slightly unrelated: Anyone hear news about how server hosting will work?

                          Despite my lack of actual posting here, I've played the first game plenty (3 rank 6 perks worth)
                          Last edited by Mega Jenkins; 04-09-2015, 01:14 AM. Reason: clarification

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Mega Jenkins View Post
                            Although irksome, it makes sense for them to slowly ramp up the user-base and see how things go.
                            The ramp up makes sense since they are looking for the breaking point. The sign up still works with that. And it actually allows people, who want the chance to play, to have mercy on their poor F5 keys.

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                            • #15
                              I remember when Dota 2 was in beta (closed beta), and PlayDota (Dota's official forums) made a key giveaway, they just made a thread for people to post and a bot would pick winners randomly each day and send them a PM with the key. They also required accounts to be created before such thread was opened.

                              This would be fair for fans that have been waiting and participating in this forums since the game was announced 1 year ago.

                              Still, I'm not against giving away keys to people who may not even know KF, after all, the core fans will still get it, while getting new people may just create a greater community, some day in the past we didn't know what KF was either.

                              And after all, it's just 2 weeks away, not that we have to wait that much for it (and if you're into it, you have GTA V and MKX, time will fly).

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