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BasketCaseOIC
10-28-2010, 01:23 PM
There are only a few populated servers, and the single player campaign is lame. The game is bugged for many players, so read up before you purchase.

I bought the game long ago, and enjoyed it, for the most part, until the multiplayer died.

Here are the server stats.....only one American server is consistently populated, and it only plays 2 maps:(
http://www.gametracker.com/search/ffow/?sort=c_numplayers&order=DESC

tnk343
10-28-2010, 03:00 PM
Thanks bro. Almost bought it.
Have some rep for well-timed warning.

navossoc
10-28-2010, 03:00 PM
There are only a few populated servers, and the single player campaign is lame. The game is bugged for many players, so read up before you purchase.

I bought the game long ago, and enjoyed it, for the most part, until the multiplayer died.

Here are the server stats.....only one American server is consistently populated, and it only plays 2 maps:(
http://www.gametracker.com/search/ffow/?sort=c_numplayers&order=DESC

Thanks for the advice!

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HAO
10-28-2010, 03:07 PM
Dude this game is not that bad. It's basically a futuristic version of BF2. The game has been patched from what I have noticed. Game runs smooth for me and the online battles can be vicious. Sure there is only a few servers but they usually always full and @ the current price u'd think the player base will increase. I am telling ya the online maps are huge, plenty of vehicles and cool perks to use. The best are the drones:)

hund_
10-28-2010, 03:15 PM
i figger 3 dollars for the lame singlerplayer isnt too bad ;)

thats a lot more multiplayer servers than i thought there would be :)

M.Salamander
10-28-2010, 03:17 PM
yeah I bought it for three dollars, I'm sure I can happily waste enough time checking the game out to be worth that.

MYL
10-28-2010, 03:22 PM
Thx for the info!

+1 rep

BC2 Cypher
10-28-2010, 04:25 PM
Thanks but I already bought it.

I mean it was $3 bucks. Would have bought it anyway.

Aetius
10-28-2010, 05:21 PM
I've had this game for a year now and only tried to play it once but had the infamous stutter problem and nothing would fix it making the game unplayable... I really wanted to play this game too.

KrazeyHorse
10-28-2010, 07:04 PM
thx 4 warning.

3$ still isn't bad for 1 server playing 2 maps ;)

i_2_i
10-28-2010, 08:00 PM
i bought it last fall and it's a good game worth getting, especially that the sale price. for those having problem sorry to hear, but it runs great for me.

Steed123
10-28-2010, 09:21 PM
Singleplayer is a bit dry, and in the first two missions I played it seemed a bit borked. You can either advance slowly trying to pick people off which a highly inaccurate assult rifle, or just run forward, spray at close range and wait for the invincible/infinitely spawning squad mates to join you.

Multiplayer, however, is fun! Reasonable mix of classes and interesting perk specialisations, kind of like cod kill streaks. Big maps offering oppertinuties from shotgun to sniper rifle, some with lots of air and land vehicles. Defiantly worth the 2.

destrock
10-28-2010, 09:25 PM
fail game, unable to play with more than 15 fps all low setting

RUN WHILE U CAN

5ivepotatos
10-28-2010, 09:48 PM
fail game, unable to play with more than 15 fps all low setting

RUN WHILE U CAN

agreed i bought it cuz it was only $3.

but i can barely even play it.

pioshfd
10-28-2010, 09:53 PM
Well it was only $3. And I've wasted money on worse. *Cough* Alien vs Predator *Cough*

Videohead85
10-28-2010, 10:15 PM
The game isn't as bad as led to believe. The game is WELL WORTH $3. If you didn't like the game, it was only worth a meal off of a dollar menu.

arizonachris
10-28-2010, 11:49 PM
This is still one of my favorite single player games. Multi player, it's ETQW.

Yeah, the game has it's flaws, does not like dual core CPU's. You will find my Topic somewhere in here where a quad core cured the stuttering. (Yeah, expensive, but I wanted to upgrade anyways) Game runs fine on single core or quads.

Aetius
10-29-2010, 03:36 AM
The game isn't as bad as led to believe. The game is WELL WORTH $3. If you didn't like the game, it was only worth a meal off of a dollar menu.

A dollar meal!? Not even the cheapest possible meal here is $1, let alone $5.

banished_one
10-29-2010, 07:55 AM
There are only a few populated servers, and the single player campaign is lame. The game is bugged for many players, so read up before you purchase.

I bought the game long ago, and enjoyed it, for the most part, until the multiplayer died.

Here are the server stats.....only one American server is consistently populated, and it only plays 2 maps:(
http://www.gametracker.com/search/ffow/?sort=c_numplayers&order=DESC

this is what i feared

banished_one
10-29-2010, 07:56 AM
This is still one of my favorite single player games. Multi player, it's ETQW.

Yeah, the game has it's flaws, does not like dual core CPU's. You will find my Topic somewhere in here where a quad core cured the stuttering. (Yeah, expensive, but I wanted to upgrade anyways) Game runs fine on single core or quads.

you upgraded your pc for a 3 year old 3$ game ?

killkhan
10-29-2010, 08:04 AM
Mine wont even install, wtf.

passthemayo
10-29-2010, 08:07 AM
agreed i bought it cuz it was only $3.

but i can barely even play it.

Same problem, unplayable due to very low frame rate on low settings. Booo.

Χάρης
10-29-2010, 08:10 AM
Trolling much?People judge games without even playing them wtf...

tardwrangler
10-29-2010, 08:33 AM
This game is fantastic. Ive been playing it since the demo. Console and PC. Love it.

Too many cheaters and glitchers on console but the PC is pretty straight.

I dont know what's with the poor performance issues. I play on a couple of laptops and it runs fine on high/med.

I do wish there was a nice server that rotated all the maps though. Playing Hindsight and Solar Farm over and over gets old and being one of maybe 3 players in another map on another server isnt any fun.

Shiny-Crowbar
10-29-2010, 08:36 AM
I have retail version of it.The campaing is somewhat short and leaves you hanging and multiplayer "was" dead.I current have no idea since I didn't jump in yet.The little drones are great to play with and you'll be loving them.However other weapons are so inaccurate if you try to go guns blazing gameplay style.You have to crouch/prone to be pinpoint accurate.As a plus,assault rifles' airburst grenades are also something to keep a look out for.

But since most people will treat the game as a sale grab,most likely they will play a few games online and proceed with uninstalling sequence.You can buy it for the single player experience but it will not going to last long than a day for most people.

ampd533
10-29-2010, 08:44 AM
I bought it yesterday and was playing for a while. Its a pretty good game. The graphics aren't the greatest, but the game play is pretty good.

I think it is well worth $3 and people complaining they can't run it, maybe you should look at the system requirements or try updating some drivers. I wouldn't compare it to MW2 or BC2, but I think it is a decent game. Has only 3 populated servers, but there is 20/60 or 60/60 most of the time.

AlHudsonFX
10-29-2010, 08:59 AM
This game is fantastic. Ive been playing it since the demo. Console and PC. Love it.

Too many cheaters and glitchers on console but the PC is pretty straight.

I dont know what's with the poor performance issues. I play on a couple of laptops and it runs fine on high/med.

I do wish there was a nice server that rotated all the maps though. Playing Hindsight and Solar Farm over and over gets old and being one of maybe 3 players in another map on another server isnt any fun.

I agree german servers have a good ping (only populated on weekends) and has many maps on the rotation... (I hate Hindsight and Solar Farm)

arizonachris
10-29-2010, 09:27 AM
you upgraded your pc for a 3 year old 3$ game ?

No, sir. I bought this game on first release. That was on a single core PC with XP. Then moved to Win 7 and a dual core. Lost the CD for the game, bought from Steam for $20 and found the stutter issue.

The quad was an upgrade I wanted to do anyways, and it wasn't that expensive. Now I have a kick butt PC and all my games, including this one, run sweet.

mrmotinjo
10-29-2010, 09:56 AM
At 1,49e, this game is pretty much a steal. I did not expect much, to be honest (especially after snooping around this forum a bit), but I got a pretty nice BF clone with some original ideas. I did not try the multiplayer yet, but seeing as it has a singleplayer story, RC drones and vehicles to drive in a pretty, unreal-powered environment, I'd say (again) that at that price, it's pretty much fantastic :)

Oh, and also, it's working like a charm on my win7-64bit system. I have a quad-core processor- I've heard it works poorly on dual-cores?