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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.

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So people get the idea, some examples that would be considered offensive, numbered as above:
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  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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GameTrailers HD video from GamesCom 2010

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  • GameTrailers HD video from GamesCom 2010

    Following up from the various "shaky-cam" footage you have seen of Heroes from GamesCom, GameTrailers now have their own footage up on the site. And this one was filmed with a good camera, on a tripod - so the video is available over at GameTrailers in HD. Go take a look - CLICK HERE.

    And even if you think you have seen it all in the previous shaky-cam vids, please head on over to GameTrailers. Hit their RO2 page. Click through the vids. If we drive traffic there, they will come back to us for more - and you will get more media available to you! You know you want to do it...

  • #2
    I don't know what to say?

    Congratulations guys, really. You guys did a awesome job on the diffrent systems. I really like it. It brings back the realism to the game as it supposed to be.

    The enviroments looks clean and fresh! - Great shapes, i hope the maps are good. Furthermore i really like the details worked out on the system for example the sniper.

    Really; i jizzed my pants. Please keep this work up!

    Instant buy for me.



    • #3
      Videos are Great ( especially for Alpha stage)
      But i have one question
      Is jumping going to be available. Like good old dive jump from nades etc.
      I noticed that in videos character climb over most of the obstacles.
      If TWI went with all the troubles with Spy planes , there will be tanks
      Keep up the good work
      Hope to see more morE moRE mORE MORE !
      [B][SIZE=5]My SIG to big come see it here[/SIZE][/B]


      • #4
        I think the french video was actually of better quality, at least stuff like text was better readable there (if you set it to HD quality). Lets hope that GT bring their direct feed stuff with them to pax so we can see high quality footage.

        Its too bad as well that GT seems to have cut big parts of the interview.
        Last edited by Zetsumei; 08-27-2010, 08:54 AM.


        • #5
          I enjoyed that video better, it's not as detailed but it looked better on my PC. Stunning.


          • #6
            Originally posted by [TW]Wilsonam View Post
            Following up from the various "shaky-cam" footage you have seen of Heroes from GamesCom, GameTrailers now have their own footage up on the site. And this one was filmed with a good camera, on a tripod - so the video is available over at GameTrailers in HD. Go take a look -
            HEY. My footage was filmed with a 1080p full-HD Camera on a tripod and is available on 720p on dailymotion.

            But the sound on the Gametrailers videos is actually way better. And yeah, you need that kind of partners. People need to go to Gametrailers so that they may give more room to the game and attract more audience to it. Damn. I wish I worked for Gametrailers...

            So yeah, hurray for Gametrailers, go, go, go. :

            Anyway, the Gametrailers guys don't know how to use the color balance of their 4000$ cameras. :P

            Originally posted by Zetsumei View Post
            I think the french video was actually of better quality,
            I love you


            • #7
              Looking good. Can't wait to play.


              • #8
                Well yeah, at least I didn't notice any difference between the videos. And of course gametrailers posted a very limited amount of footage compared to what the full presentation offered.

                Btw seems like you liked the game huh?


                • #9

                  I havent seen videos yet, currently loading.
                  But what i saw allready is that game got 3d-"ingame"
                  background in start menu.

                  Stay in artistic 2d-art instead of nothing saying 3d-art.


                  • #10
                    So, I have seen only urban maps. Does that mean we gonna have ruined houses everywhere? I dare not ask about tanks...
                    [COLOR=Red]Bloody[/COLOR] [COLOR=Black]screen[/COLOR]. [B]So[/B] [I]real.[/I]


                    • #11
                      Looks like a good game,But me being a Russian WWII firearms collector I have to point out a flaw. For instance in real life the PU scope on the M91/30 sniper rifle has a sharp middle post which was portrayed 100 percent correct in RO Osfront,Why did they change it in HOS? The Germans sniper reticle in HOS is correct,but the Russian PU scope reticle is absolutely not,Sorry but these little things bug me - makes the game less accurate on a historical level...


                      • #12
                        TWI = Quality, looking forward to the new RO


                        • #13
                          I pooped a brick.

                          I cannot wait for HOS. It looks oh so very promising and immersive.


                          • #14
                            Turn off friendly fire? ...


                            • #15
                              I want it nao!

                              i am so stunned, it looks incredible beatiful, the love to all the details, its amazing.
                              TWI i would suck your *you know what* to get "hands on" on that game in the beta..

                              still i cant belive it - its so amazing
                              " If you ain't first you're last"
                              - Ricky Bobby