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Old 29th Apr 2005, 09:56 PM   #1
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An Influx of new players

Great news about Infested
I assume we are gonna get lots of new people playing as. Because of this, its my new games resolution to be less haughty tsky noob bashing baz , and more helpful newb training baz
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Old 29th Apr 2005, 10:02 PM   #2
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Yes, i noticed the activity. It's so fun!
I love the fact that ASw gets so much new attention through AS:I
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 12:35 AM   #3
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It seemed to me like there was an influx for the few weeks before it was announced, I thought maybe it was put on a magazine cover CD or something. But yeah, now there should be even more new players.
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 12:55 AM   #4
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I noticed quite a few earlier while playing with Baz(who was on his best behavior).
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 01:01 AM   #5
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The last time I was in a game with Baz and newbies, he put his Gamebody Advance next to the mic and played a Mario game, talked about his love life with Squee, and made dozens of "your mom" jokes.
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 01:45 AM   #6
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your mom made dozens of "your mom" jokes.
edit: oh and your sig is most wriggley
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 02:07 AM   #7
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it was on the STEAM update news pop-up when you open steam..
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 02:12 AM   #8
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 Originally Posted by Fuzzy Bunny:
I noticed quite a few earlier while playing with Baz(who was on his best behavior).

really? we were playing RO Escape and he ran around the map while we all yelled at him, waiting for him to get his butt into the escape ship

i even chased him down and shot him to get him moveing, lucky for me hes a bad shot with that auto cannon, otherwise crash would of been swiss cheese.
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 02:22 AM   #9
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 Originally Posted by Baz:
Because of this, its my new games resolution to be less haughty tsky noob bashing baz, and more helpful newb training baz
Yeah, treat the new players good, help them out, make them want to stay.

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Old 30th Apr 2005, 02:23 AM   #10
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such lies mistruths and falsehoods! Now people will think the worst of my bid for helping the community
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 07:29 AM   #11
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With a bit of luck so many players start playing ye vanilla alienswarm there won't be a need to develop AS:I anymore!
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 09:54 AM   #12
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 10:34 AM   #13
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Too bad that the dark side can't be eliminated. I've seen a couple of people really bashing innocent newbs today. Calling them retards etc. It really pisses me off, especially when the moron causes more FF and TKs than the newbs ever did (ok, this guys was special). I also read about some peoples impressions of ASw on other forums, because of the AS:I announcement, and there seems to be a bunch of people put off by the attitude of players. I guess it's the same way everywhere; it just makes you really mad.

I know we've been over it many times before, I just felt like sharing.
And who wants to code an asshat kicking mutator?
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 10:37 AM   #14
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Yeah... Please do...

Whats all this talk of AS:I? *feels behind the powercurve*
on a side note (and completely unrelated)
Woohoo for getting manager promotion after 6 weeks at a job ^^;
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 11:59 AM   #15
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 Originally Posted by [nt]Leo:
And who wants to code an asshat kicking mutator?
Something which could detect when a player has insulted and tked too many others and kick him/her would be more than welcome
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 12:10 PM   #16
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I just played a game full of newbies today, I don't even feel like asking "how do I join". It was interesting and I got called a noob. Apparently I didn't *hack* the files for Uplink in Research.
I'm such a noob.
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 12:59 PM   #17
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was i their reallybad lol
i thought you were a noob lol
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 01:17 PM   #18
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Yes it is the curse of being called Grunt. I was in the game with fluffy, and just because there was someone called Grunt, another player (someone who was teamkilling and giving friendly fire every game I might add) was calling him a noob, a retard, telling him to go and play CS, all because he hadn't changed his name from the default. For the record, the new player called Grunt didn't do anything wrong, and he asked when he needed help.
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 06:07 PM   #19
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Hi All, found out about AS via Steam this morning.

Playing MXO (matrix Online) at the moment but it's not living up to what I was expecting after the close of Beta, gonna give it a couple of months thought to see how the live events go. Their recent change of server direction with regards european servers phef'd me off. From reading AS reviews the multi play sounds execellent fun, something I found that MXO is lacking big time.

Not even a new player yet myself; as soon as I get my copy of UT2004 I'll be checking the faq and reading the boards.

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Old 30th Apr 2005, 06:29 PM   #20
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 Originally Posted by [nt]Leo:
[...]And who wants to code an asshat kicking mutator?
I am available, inquire about rates.
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 06:34 PM   #21
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 Originally Posted by Carth:
[stuff about playing as 'Grunt']
Yeah. I played as Grunt for a week, both out of laziness and curiousity. For the most part things were ok. On the other hand there were a few people who really surprised me with their (mis)behaviour. It was a learning experience, I must say.
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Old 30th Apr 2005, 08:57 PM   #22
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For the love of peace i know its for the good of the community but i cant keep up with all the posting.
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Old 1st May 2005, 01:29 AM   #23
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Quick statistic: 22 new members in the last week, 15 of them registered in the last 2 days.
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Old 1st May 2005, 01:47 AM   #24
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Old 1st May 2005, 01:03 PM   #25
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 Originally Posted by Fuzzy Bunny:
Quick statistic: 22 new members in the last week, 15 of them registered in the last 2 days.
For the last few days there has been close to 60 people browsing the forums, compared to a usual 10-20, and most of them guests. Only now is that figure starting to drop.
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Old 1st May 2005, 03:55 PM   #26
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Well im sort of one of them(been playing a few months), buts thats only cus i botherd the register...

I was directed here from the infest site though.
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Old 1st May 2005, 03:58 PM   #27
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Yeah I've seen you playing for a while. I thought you said your name was Killer-Mk1234 (some long number)?
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Old 2nd May 2005, 12:47 AM   #28
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 Originally Posted by Xoo:
Hi All, found out about AS via Steam this morning.

Playing MXO (matrix Online) at the moment but it's not living up to what I was expecting after the close of Beta, gonna give it a couple of months thought to see how the live events go. Their recent change of server direction with regards european servers phef'd me off. From reading AS reviews the multi play sounds execellent fun, something I found that MXO is lacking big time.

Not even a new player yet myself; as soon as I get my copy of UT2004 I'll be checking the faq and reading the boards.
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Old 2nd May 2005, 11:37 AM   #29
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Hmm, I think I'll try using Grunt as nick and play, just to check how beginners are welcomed :/
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Old 2nd May 2005, 09:32 PM   #30
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Well, I think we should proclaim this week as the "Hug the newb"-week like DQ suggested. I just spent 4 hours playing with new players and instructing them to the ways of the swarm (with assistance from Pestcontrol and Deadpool ). Great fun, things were looking up pretty good at the halfway of Sigma already, quick learners If we nurture each budding player like this, the AS playerbase is secured for generations to come

To all those whom I played with, if you're reading this: You played really well, keep up the good work and don't let go of those good attitudes!
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