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Hey Ramm-Jaeger what happened to hero status & MkB42H/AVT40 being rare weapons?

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    • Originally posted by PUTZ View Post
      You should also realize that there is currently a stats bug that is allowing people to unlock weapons MONTHS before they would have otherwise been able to.
      Facepalm.
      Face-fckg-palm dude.
      "30 fps is enough, this is a tactical shooter"
      "120Hz monitors are useless"

      Stupidity knows no limits.

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      • Originally posted by Nenjin View Post
        Until you can provide hard numbers to show many DDE there are out of the total number of players so far.....both arguments are kind of moot.
        I remember the day after DDE unlocks were fixed. %80 of the people had the weapons.

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        • I am new to red orchestra, and i also agree not only with the op, but to many of you are saying.
          I like the game, but it fealls like it could be so match better if tripwire focus on realism rather than became an average shooter of modern days.
          I love to play with bolt rifles, but im getting tired of being the 0,01 minority of bolt actions soldiers in the server......

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          • Originally posted by Karnatakapunk View Post
            I am new to red orchestra, and i also agree not only with the op, but to many of you are saying.
            I like the game, but it fealls like it could be so match better if tripwire focus on realism rather than became an average shooter of modern days.
            I love to play with bolt rifles, but im getting tired of being the 0,01 minority of bolt actions soldiers in the server......
            You and many others came looking for that experience,....
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            From the original RO:HOS is dying thread circa 2009.

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            • Originally posted by PUTZ View Post
              It's not that simple.

              (also, it's not based on time played, in case anyone was trying to skew it that way...)
              It's based on leveling, correct? What will keep some of the 6 assault players from blindly choosing Mkb's even after the stats are fixed up once the general community has had the chance to unlock these weapons? THAT is the issue with the weapons, not the power of the weapons themselves - that there will simply be too many of them once people start having things unlocked.

              And that's why we want an elite assault class - so that we can keep the same ratio of SMG users to bolts (and therefore the balance) while cutting down significantly on AVT and Mkb users (maybe 1 or 2 at most per 64-player match).
              Last edited by Insurance Salesman; 09-28-2011, 03:32 PM.

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              • Originally posted by dweeb View Post
                I agree, it seems like being reasonable is a lost cause on this thread. Like I mentioned in my previous post I'd like to see bolts be a larger % also. But at this point this thread isn't about that. It's about crapping on the devs as much as possible and comparing them to war criminals and then expecting them to come in and apologize. lol.
                Well first, they have deleted two long time supporting members and all of their posts have disappeared, and any mentioning of their names have disappeared as well... (LemoN and Bswearer)

                Secondly, if you would only look at the hundreds of posts in the past from a trillion different threads stating that things can be turned off if people didn't like them, and then we get the game and its a massive mess with promised "rare" weapons being the norm, and server admins unable to turn it off for the sake of realism.

                It's not that we're being whiny crying little kids, its that they PROMISED and compromised with the realism/historically accurate crowd that those weapons and unlocks could be turned off. As you can see, those were either hollow promises or they messed up, and either way, all that is wanted is a simple answer... But as you can tell, no answer so far, and in fact there's been nothing but mockery from Ramm himself saying that we're in the minority of 0.01%, and even if that is sarcasm, its very insulting to those that have helped TWI in the past with making RO:OST with the feed back that was given and promoting the game. I honestly am disgusted by the lack of respect to honest forum members that want to know what the hell happened... When you comment and say the stuff that you do and Ramm with his lame *** comment.

                Edit: For those that are disgusted I suggest this http://steamcommunity.com/groups/BuggerMe
                hat tip to Scarf ace who created it.
                Last edited by Uffz.Juschkat; 09-28-2011, 04:35 PM.
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                • I'm not feeling as strongly as the guy above me, but am forced to agree. They DID advertise a whole lot they didn't deliver.
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                    • Originally posted by PUTZ View Post
                      It's not that simple.

                      (also, it's not based on time played, in case anyone was trying to skew it that way...)
                      Then how about clarifying just how it isn't simple? You've got half the forum raging here, and it would be nice to know about the system in detail. Especially since we bought the game.

                      Regardless of bugs, the way things are right now gives us a good picture of how the game will eventually look down the road, after the stats are fixed. People are going to rank up, and within a few months, we'll be right back to this point anyway.

                      If there's something that will totally and utterly reverse this fact, then please share it with the community ... especially since much of it is quite pissed off at the moment, as you can obviously tell.

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                      • Originally posted by SiC-Disaster View Post
                        There are more of them out there.
                        All my friends were interested in RO2 without being gamers with a preference for realism, but hearing/reading all the recent news about MKB stuff etc for all assault classes and all that other unlock crap, it has definitely turned them off. And i cant blame them, because i'm starting to lose interest fast too.
                        Same thing here.
                        Cant get them enthousiastic about it because there is no reason to it anymore.

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                        • We're getting the Bungie.net treatment from TWI on the important issues.

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                          • Originally posted by Verluste View Post
                            And still those people plus all the other people not liking it and/or complaining about it are 0,1% of the whole community according to Tripwire.

                            ...
                            That disturbed me when I read his quote the other day.

                            I still respect John (and the rest of TWI) and always have, since the RO mod days mainly because my personal stand on morals and protocols but labeling us as "0.01%" is a considerably low blow.

                            That really hurts public credibility.

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                            • lol, well I think all the guys posting in the thread should definitely join that steam group to see how many disgusted folks are out there.

                              Because quite frankly, I read through some of the threads and I see the same names commenting repeatedly in many of them. How many are truly this upset? Judging from the posters I see stepping on TWI's sack constantly on these forums I'd go... ~200 maybe. And how many have bought the game? Vocal minority?

                              And before you call me a suck up, I agree that TWI has not delivered on some things, but they've got to figure out the performance problems and other game breakers before they truly address some of these concerns. I think people are leaving the game more often than not because it doesn't run well, not because its not historically accurate

                              As for the game... despite some design elements I don't agree with I'm having a blast. There is so much to love about it that the annoyances are minor to me. Personally, I don't see that the german assault rifle has changed the dynamics that much. Why didn't everyone complain about the STG in ROOST? (I know it's not historically accurate, I'm just wondering about the game balance complaints.)
                              Last edited by MrHat; 09-28-2011, 05:41 PM.

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                              • Originally posted by Uffz.Juschkat View Post

                                Well first, they have deleted two long time supporting members and all of their posts have disappeared, and any mentioning of their names have disappeared as well... (LemoN and Bswearer)


                                hat tip to Scarf ace who created it.
                                They removed their accounts? Why?
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