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  • increase weight capacity for all classes

    with the new weapon upgrade system. we could benefit from more weight capacity in certain set ups that normally make the system void in it's potential.

  • #2
    since this update you can pretty much carry 1 weapon at a time.

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    • #3
      for some set ups. it hasn't messed with most of my groupings, but with the sniper it'd make much more sense to get rid of the m9 and have a weapon list for sidearms...but upgrading does help the m9, and make it slightly more useful. except we are still forced to keep in our slots and i don't always want to use a pistol, especially that one.
      Last edited by fire1111; 06-15-2018, 05:25 PM.

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      • #4
        easy to use now for headshots, kinda like it alot more now and wish i had some neon skins for it.

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        • #5
          ...I don't think you truly got the idea behind the added weight. It's probably the closest we get to a "trade-off" for the upgrade we're choosing. Which means that there is still a very small reason to pick up a T4 weapon instead of consistently upgrading your T1 gun.

          That's still poorly implemented. But hey, it's something...

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          • #6
            I think the weapons should be heavier, and when you upgrade them, they become lighter, so you can have more weapon slots.
            If I was upgrading a weapon, I would choose a stronger but also a lighter material

            The new sniper should be tier 4, and when upgraded to tier 5, it’s the same but lighter
            I think the upgrade system works well on endless, but on short to long games, you do end up having 1 upgraded weapon on the boss fight


            -Side note. I think it would be better if the sights on a gun were added to the weapon when upgrading

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Aleflippy View Post
              ...I don't think you truly got the idea behind the added weight. It's probably the closest we get to a "trade-off" for the upgrade we're choosing. Which means that there is still a very small reason to pick up a T4 weapon instead of consistently upgrading your T1 gun.

              That's still poorly implemented. But hey, it's something...
              then maybe the upgrades should add more damage.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by fire1111 View Post

                then maybe the upgrades should add more damage.
                Nah. Some weapons are already ludicrously powerful when fully upgraded.

                There's just no point playing a game that's too easy.

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                • #9
                  ya, but you are paying two three, and even 4 times the cost to fully upgrade some guns. it then makes sense to just spend that on another one and fill out your set up the usual way. the upgrade system is pointless then because you are inhibited by reload times when you could just switch and keep playing.
                  Last edited by fire1111; 06-18-2018, 02:43 PM.

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                  • #10
                    with the new scrake/fleshpound buff. no the weapons are not powerful enough. the balance has been utterly ruined, and i find the game a big yawn now, because its just obnoxious and not even fun anymore.

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                    • #11
                      it used to be fun when a scrake round would start, now its like...go figure, more scrakes...the game has been ruined. the update was cool at first, but its become a boring obstacle of nonsense. its like playing chess against a computer that can spawn queens whenever it needs to.

                      i find it pointless to upgrade guns because you'll die anyway, unless you play one way, and do the same thing over and over again. i find it pointless to go to a trader to get something i want to play with because i'll just die to a fleshpound that walks around a corner or 3 scrakes that spawn when i was already fighting 3 scrakes.
                      Last edited by fire1111; 06-18-2018, 03:23 PM.

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                      • #12
                        Your three-messages spam can be resumed that way : Get. Good. Son.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Aleflippy View Post
                          Your three-messages spam can be resumed that way : Get. Good. Son.
                          i bet you are british..are you british? cause that would explain your god complex, and why you think i give a damn about your troll, and you like your own comments... now i'll be reporting all your replies and you should just avoid my threads.
                          Last edited by fire1111; Yesterday, 07:05 PM.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Aleflippy View Post
                            Your three-messages spam can be resumed that way : Get. Good. Son.
                            now go **** yourself, cause i bet you think you are the best at that too...but seriously, how many times have you been butt hurt by that saying that you think you are accomplishing something by reusing it again and again?
                            Last edited by fire1111; Yesterday, 07:12 PM.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by fire1111 View Post

                              now go **** yourself, cause i bet you think you are the best at that too...but seriously, how many times have you been butt hurt by that saying that you think you are accomplishing something by reusing it again and again?
                              1)I'm not the one who liked my comment. I'm just not THAT pompous.

                              2)Sadly no, I'm not British. I come from a small land in the middle of Europe called Belgium. You know, the land where Bioticslab is located... Maybe I'm actually a zed?

                              3)Obviously, you give a damn about my "troll" since you needed TWO posts to answer me. And you're damn salty about it too.

                              4)Reporting? HA HA HA HA HA. Because you think Tripwire even waste their time removing petty posts? If it was the case, you wouldn't see topics about a scientist class popping all the time...Nor your ridiculous whining.

                              5)Look, I've been playing video games since I was litteraly three years old. I've played accross all the generations of consoles, because I became passionnate enough to get back to the generations I've missed. I got to know the litteral pain of having to restart the game from the beginning because you fell into a pit. This followed me back to this very day, where I got my *** kicked online in fighting games, got my *** kicked in roguelikes due to a missed shot, got my *** kicked in strategy games because my opponent built a better army while I tried to focus on my economy.

                              I got my *** kicked plenty of times by video games themselves or by the players. And I freaking enjoyed it. Because as a whole, that's what makes it enjoyable...And what allows you to get better. If you're didn't get that by then, maybe you shouldn't be playing video games at all.

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