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  • #31
    Ironic, coming from you.

    That could mean five weeks from now, for all we know.

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    • #32
      Yep I read it. Still waiting. Paid money. Want what I paid for.

      If you go to pizza hut order pizza with cheese and peperoni would you like to wait around for them to re-deliver the peperoni in a day or two? NO because you paid for it.

      Don't get me wrong. LOVE the game, but now your messing with my wallet.

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      • #33
        Couldn't stand people who complained about the beta being buggy, but the day 1 unlocks were important in my decision to shell out the extra bucks. I did like Xienen quick reply, but now I'm getting irritated that after 24 hours still no day 1 unlocks. Time will tell, and most likely going to wait even longer, wouldn't be surprised until after the weekend at this point.

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        • #34
          I don't think they class as 'day 1' unlocks anymore...
          no~~

          :IS2:

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          • #35
            LOL maybe they will reset everybody stat.
            The only way I see it
            :IS2:

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            • #36
              TY xiene for the quick response
              Last edited by paquera; 09-14-2011, 09:35 PM.

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              • #37
                I noticed this as well, nice to see a fix is coming.
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                • #38
                  I bought the 20% off Delux Edition

                  and I didnt get my UNLOCKs. PLEASE HELP!

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                  • #39
                    Originally posted by w0bbl3r
                    What does that have to do with it? We were still sold DAY ONE weapons that

                    All we are asking is for the extra money back that we gave you FOR NOTHING!!
                    We??

                    You speak for yourself pal, I am happy with what I have and I don't want any money back
                    If being a competitive gamer means doing this then I've never been more proud to proclaim that I am not a "competitive" gamer

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                    • #40
                      Originally posted by bsan89 View Post
                      LOL maybe they will reset everybody stat.
                      The only way I see it
                      Yeah, since the stats are totally messed up this will be a necessity anyway.

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                      • #41
                        Well some of us then. I'm not insisting on money, but seeing that I got a poor performing game that as of yet is not stable, I didn't get unlocks, I perceive that as literally not fair. Some it does not bother, some it annoys a bit, some are pissed. I for one feel like I've lost on serveral points iwth this product, and even paid extra, so that sort of feels **** and it would be nice to get some sort of recognition of that problem.
                        I dunno, throw out 'the ball' for everyone with a DDE, give me a killing floor character pack that I do not yet have. come up with some TF2 items. Give me a veteran bandage that I can put on my RO2 char. just do something other than sell master copies of the soundtrack on ebay, US only GPU competitions, and jokes on twitter. They cant really retrospectively roll back the stats for everyone once they've fixed them (maybe they actually should if its affecting everyone and no one would lose their proper stats that is).
                        I guess a really big meta problem for them as a developer with a certain name and perception is that the ones who where most favourably of tripwire, basically some of us fan-boys if you can see where I'm going. Those are the ones who got their hopes crushed the most. I really hope they can find a way to make up to that and revocer from it and get a nice following going, wiht smooth clan match videos and god knows what else.
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                        • #42
                          I would have bought the game for $45 if that's all they had. It's already cheap enough. The bigger issue here is that I paid $45 for the exact same thing as the $35 version. I wouldn't have minded buying the $35 version either, if that's all there was, but without the promised stuff, basically I got suckered, if you're going to look at it that way. When you are taught stewardship, and have respect for money and look at it as a gift from God for every cent you receive, then purchases, especially purchases like this, are weighed a lot. And in the end I decided to buy the Deluxe because I figured it would be one of the games I play a lot, and I could use the unlocks, and that I wanted to support good developers. Without the unlocks, though, it's a rip-off.

                          However, there has been developer word on the issue, so I'm not too worried. Great devs like Tripwire are sure to get the unlocks or, or they'll likely do something else to make up for it.
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                          • #43
                            To be honest I didn't even know about unlocks, I bought the deluxe version from Steam because of the 20% discount and the fact that I could check the beta out and play that for a week.

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                            • #44
                              i like alot of you bought the DDE version for the unlocks mainly. i'm a casual gamer (work too much) and need all the help i can get

                              i feel that we the DDE purchasers should get an additional unlock or two for the delayed unocks. that would make things right imo.

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                              • #45
                                Originally posted by WarDog64 View Post
                                i feel that we the DDE purchasers should get an additional unlock or two for the delayed unocks. that would make things right imo.

                                This ^ I don't even want my money back, just give me something else in-game.

                                tbh... i would probably settle for the soundtrack free (though i'd rarely use it haha) or even at the most, the first official DLC (if any) for free.

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