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The New Comic Thread for Wednesday, January 6, 2010

scsscsscsscs Registered User regular
edited January 2010 in Social Entropy++
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  • Shifty FisterShifty Fister Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    sounds like a game i would be interested in

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  • #pipe#pipe Cocky Stride, Musky odours Pope of Chili TownRegistered User regular
    edited January 2010
    yeah but then you get to be the shooter

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  • STATE OF THE ART ROBOTSTATE OF THE ART ROBOT Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    And the king returns to his throne!

    Also I am guessing I need to read the newspost to fully enjoy this comic?

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  • DichotomyDichotomy Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    how could this comic need a newspost
    it is an incredibly simple joke
    I am guessing MAG is a video game
    and the art is funny!

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  • SicariiSicarii The Roose is Loose Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
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    Mag?

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  • SegSeg Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
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  • WimbleWimble Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    This is basically how I feel

    so I play a sniper

    It's not that much fun so I probably won't buy it but hey free beta so why not get my snipe on

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  • Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Someone's gotta do the obligatory "MY DIIIIIIICK!" edit.

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  • TheySlashThemTheySlashThem Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Seg wrote: »

    ahahaha what was the infraction for

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  • Blake TBlake T Do you have enemies then? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    But doesn't the title suggest that the amount of people playing the game is massive?

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    edited January 2010
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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Someone's gotta do the obligatory "MY DIIIIIIICK!" edit.

    They really, really don't.

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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Also this comic feels like it could also be about ARMA2.

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  • HenroidHenroid Mexican kicked from Immigration Thread Centrism is Racism :3Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I hate when this happens in any FPS.

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  • Der Waffle MousDer Waffle Mous Blame this on the misfortune of your birth. New Yark, New Yark.Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    So MAG is WWII Online?


    Also: Birthday comic.

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  • WoodroezWoodroez Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Rolo wrote: »
    Also this comic feels like it could also be about ARMA2.

    Countless other battlefield games and other military shooters. Incidentally, replacing the name "MAG" with "Battlefield" fits rather nicely in the corresponding newspost, primarily when Tycho's talking about the "Optimal round." I haven't played MAG, but such rounds tend to be enough of a rarity for me in Battlefield and it's ilk that I have a hard time getting excited for such games anymore.

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  • WrenWren ninja_bird Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    battlefield games had cars

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  • L|amaL|ama Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    So MAG is WWII Online?

    Nothing can have as steep a learning curve as that game. Even figuring out how to spawn was a trial.

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  • IvarIvar Oslo, NorwayRegistered User regular
    edited January 2010
    L|ama wrote: »
    So MAG is WWII Online?

    Nothing can have as steep a learning curve as that game. Even figuring out how to spawn was a trial.

    Dwarf Fortress

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  • L|amaL|ama Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Have you ever played WW2OL? Dwarf Fortress doesn't even compare. You can be staring right at another infantryman in a bush looking at you and not even know it. Shooting at it to check is a huge risk because then anyone nearby will now know that you're there. It is the absolute epitome of 'I died? How the fuck?'

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  • puntopunto Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    this describes every game since counter strike. I miss the rocket launcher

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  • FrankoFranko Sometimes I really wish I had four feet so I could dance with myself to the drumbeat Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    this is like mw2 when you first start, but you only get to run for 3 seconds and then get killed by an attack helicopter/ harrier/ bomb strike/ missile/ guy with a thermal scope that you didn't see

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  • HenroidHenroid Mexican kicked from Immigration Thread Centrism is Racism :3Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    punto wrote: »
    this describes every game since counter strike. I miss the rocket launcher

    At least Counter Strike has servers where, once you die, a line is drawn to show where you were shot from.

    Also, if you want rocket launcher, play like UT or something. Fast-paced FPS games always result in me dying from some fucker I don't see, or if I do see 'em I'm caught in some fucked up free-for-all that lasts for three seconds between 10 guys.

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  • FirmSkaterFirmSkater Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I don't remember what it was called but on the original X Box they had a game that was like 64 player multiplayer and it was essentially the same story. If more than 20 people were in a game it was laggy as shit and every single map was made for like 60 fuckin people.

    You would run around for 15 minutes and probably never see an enemy or a friend.

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  • WitchsightWitchsight Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Because of all the snipers i bet.

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  • Peter EbelPeter Ebel CopenhagenRegistered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Fuck them guns, the best multiplayer FPS games are the Jedi Knight games. Choke, throw off a ledge, repeat.

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    Fuck off and die.
  • PlatyPlaty Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I once played the Vietcong demo for two hours without ever seeing a guy.

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  • FutoreFutore Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    you never looked in any trees, did you?

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  • PlatyPlaty Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I kept looking, but we were only four guys on that server. We talked about European politics, in broken English.

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  • Burden of ProofBurden of Proof You three boys picked a beautiful hill to die on. Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    And the king returns to his throne!

    Also I am guessing I need to read the newspost to fully enjoy this comic?

    no

    not at all

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  • Burden of ProofBurden of Proof You three boys picked a beautiful hill to die on. Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    have you ever played a video game by any chance?

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  • Cold Salmon and HatredCold Salmon and Hatred __BANNED USERS regular
    edited January 2010
    reminds me of my time playing battlefield 1943

    so i tended to spend most of my time trying to crash my plane or jeep into people

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  • tsplittertsplitter Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    wow

    i somehow hit myself with the APC i was driving

    paradox

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  • Der Waffle MousDer Waffle Mous Blame this on the misfortune of your birth. New Yark, New Yark.Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    L|ama wrote: »
    Have you ever played WW2OL? Dwarf Fortress doesn't even compare. You can be staring right at another infantryman in a bush looking at you and not even know it. Shooting at it to check is a huge risk because then anyone nearby will now know that you're there. It is the absolute epitome of 'I died? How the fuck?'

    Seriously. Whenever you died, you did not know how you died. It was just a quick fade to a black screen. No explosion noise, no gunshot noise half the time. And it was like this in whatever unit you were using. So in a tank you had no idea if you were killed by another tank, or if it was some douche infantry with a stickybomb.


    Yet, I somehow found it in my heart to enjoy that game.

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  • jwalkjwalk Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I played shitloads of this on Monday. For the 1st day there was only a couple glitches, I've seen worse open betas...

    I didn't realize you had to level up to open up new maps. That's kinda shitty.. So are "powerups" and more powerful weapons, but that's the current trend in viddya games I guess. You kids today I swear... I made it to level 8 in about 4 hours. Healing gives you better XP I guess, I used my points on weapons and junk instead.

    The maps.. er the MAP. is a little big but not too bad. If you die you do have to run a bit to get back to the action, but it's not THAT long, 10-20 seconds maybe not really 5 minutes. The worst part is when you miss a respawn and have to wait another 18 seconds - you RTCW/Wolf:ET players will know what I mean here.

    I love the game really, but don't see it de-throning MW2. I guess the later levels have vehicles and stuff, otherwise it's pretty much "action shooter 1234" with all the same weapons we've seen a million times before.. At least the teamwork and the level design is much better than MW2 and there's none of that bullshit "kill streak" bullshit crap shit crap. Oh and the weapons aren't total bullshit, you have to actually AIM.

    Snipers aren't that bad really, it takes 2-3 shots from most of the snipers to kill you, and everyone can heal themselves (if you bring a health kit, which everyone should). But I have to say, when I first started playing my kills:deaths was like 1:10, then I grabbed a sniper rifle and in about 1 minute got 10 kills in a row and went 35:3 or something ridiculous.

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  • BarcardiBarcardi All the Wizards Under A Rock: AfganistanRegistered User regular
    edited January 2010
    I read this comic and now i have that old song "i was walking through the park one dayyyyy, in the merry month of may" stuck in my head

    as i bound my way through sniper fire

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  • bombardierbombardier Moderator mod
    edited January 2010
    I'll have to give the beta a shot now that I have a PS3. I don't see it taking precedence over BF: Bad Company 2, though.

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  • jwalkjwalk Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    Also the nice thing about snipers is they don't get nearly as much XP as people attacking/defending the objectives. I once got like 4 kills and beat someone with 18 kills because he was probably just sniping fools as they left their spawn while I was running around capping objectives.

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  • MarthMarth Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    This is me in most FPS. Although I think I'm getting better.

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  • KrunkMcGrunkKrunkMcGrunk Registered User regular
    edited January 2010
    So is this game like battlefield, where you join up, and are placed in a map of limited size, or is it more like an MMO where you have a world to run around in?

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