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Author:  Grim... [ Thu Feb 13, 2020 20:57 ]
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I've not played CoD in three months or so, and mine updated during the day. People that play it often had to do it themselves :shrug:

Author:  Satsuma [ Thu Feb 13, 2020 21:18 ]
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Satsuma wrote:
Bamba wrote:
Mr Chonks wrote:
DavPaz wrote:
No, on pc you'd need a 750meg driver update to go with it

Steam just silently updates all my games in the background and they’re good to go when I want to play. None of this download 50GB patch nonsense. Graphics drivers are usually optional unless there’s some kind of drastic problem with an earlier version which I can’t say I’ve come across.


Only if you leave your PC on and have Steam running all the time surely? Also, doesn't the PS4 wake itself up and auto-patch games if you've got PS+? Or am I making that up?


It only works if you put your PS4 in Rest Mode for some reason. It’s kinda baffling.

Not sure about having PS+ though - I think the PS3 had to have this to auto update but I’m not sure about the PS4.


You don’t need PS+

https://www.playstation.com/en-gb/get-h ... station-4/

Author:  Doctor Glyndwr [ Thu Feb 13, 2020 21:18 ]
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Mr Chonks wrote:
DavPaz wrote:
No, on pc you'd need a 750meg driver update to go with it

Steam just silently updates all my games in the background and they’re good to go when I want to play. None of this download 50GB patch nonsense. Graphics drivers are usually optional unless there’s some kind of drastic problem with an earlier version which I can’t say I’ve come across.
I assure you my CoD install did have to download an update - 70 GB of it. My PC had been asleep so hadn’t done it in the background. I later discovered that battle.net doesn’t prevent the PC from sleeping while it is downloading, so once I started it, it got interrupted and had to resume.

On the other hand it was way faster than PSN can manage, both the download and the installation of the patch.

Author:  zaphod79 [ Fri Feb 14, 2020 0:32 ]
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Gold clan tags

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/dotespor ... arfare/amp

Author:  JohnCoffey [ Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:34 ]
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Finally with the update released last week I've been able to play this.

Best one since Ghosts IMO. Love the diversity in play styles too.

Author:  ApplePieOfDestiny [ Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:36 ]
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zaphod79 wrote:

The clan tag for our regiment is of course BEEX. (Fishy has been taken)

Author:  Dr Zoidberg [ Sat Feb 15, 2020 15:01 ]
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ApplePieOfDestiny wrote:
zaphod79 wrote:

The clan tag for our regiment is of course BEEX. (Fishy has been taken)


Can I get an invite please. Alex_Zoidberg

Author:  zaphod79 [ Tue Feb 25, 2020 22:18 ]
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7 gig download patch tonight - probably a new camo for the crossbow :-)

And my machine downloaded it reasonably quickly - however has spent the last 30 minutes 'copying' it and is currently at 65%

Author:  zaphod79 [ Sat Feb 29, 2020 0:09 ]
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So some definite weirdness in this - we spotted it in a game last night and then it happened a few times in games tonight

The other team were camping , but camping in slightly odd spots - almost as if someone had given them a guide saying 'go to this spot here and crouch down and wait for people to cross your line of sight'

When you killed them - they then just laser focused went exactly back to that same camping spot - so much so if you hung around you could kill them again and again

And on bigger maps the camp spots were not linked to the objectives at all

Bots ?

And Riles - this is the post i found about those UCD long number strings for usernames

https://www.gamerevolution.com/guides/f ... d-name-fix

Author:  Satsuma [ Mon Mar 09, 2020 15:05 ]
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https://youtu.be/-AmfcVJb-tc

Annoying video but the gist is:

Battle Royale mode
It’s Free 2 Play for everyone
If you die you go to the Gulag and have a 1v1. Win and you’ll respawn back in the game. Die and you’re gone.

Author:  Satsuma [ Mon Mar 09, 2020 15:26 ]
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Urgh, looks like Killstreaks are in the BR. Prepare for people spamming VTOLs, Preds and jugglers.

Author:  Grim... [ Mon Mar 09, 2020 16:24 ]
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Free 2 Play even if you don't own the main game?

Author:  Trooper [ Mon Mar 09, 2020 16:36 ]
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Grim... wrote:
Free 2 Play even if you don't own the main game?


Aye

Author:  zaphod79 [ Tue Mar 10, 2020 15:06 ]
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https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/call-o ... ge-3419725

So the download will be around 20 gig for current players and I have a feeling it will probably want it downloaded (so you can get the brand new cut scene) before you can play the normal game.

Author:  zaphod79 [ Wed Mar 11, 2020 0:33 ]
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So battle royal game modes

1) Play the game - get shot - one chance for a respawn and thats it - when your in a party you can spectate the other player in their battle if you both dead at the same time

2) Collect loot and send it off via heli or special balloons - respawn as much as you want but you lose money each death

I hit basically the same problems i get with all these games - its massive map - lots of players (150) - and either the place is empty so your slowly going through buildings and scavenging stuff which is all much of a muchness or you hit a group of enemies and are killed

I get the missions and other stuff is suppose to make it interesting but i've never really got the point of these - even watching streams at least part of it seems to be hide for a long time and then just take out the last few others - it feels dull

Or am I missing something ?

Author:  Satsuma [ Wed Mar 11, 2020 0:46 ]
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Are you playing on your own? Are you talking to your team? Are you coordinating who covers what angles? Are you watching each other’s back? Are you making call outs to your team mates? Are you sharing plates? Are you coordinating drop points? Are you coordinating your next move, the next plan of attack? Contact, two teams, no, we gotta go, they’re firing, I’ll hold them, you move, shout me when your clear, covering me, moving, up to the yellow house, mine the entrance, contact right, push up etc.

Author:  Mr Chonks [ Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:10 ]
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NERRRD

Author:  zaphod79 [ Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:17 ]
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Satsuma wrote:
Are you playing on your own? Are you talking to your team? Are you coordinating who covers what angles? Are you watching each other’s back? Are you making call outs to your team mates? Are you sharing plates? Are you coordinating drop points? Are you coordinating your next move, the next plan of attack? Contact, two teams, no, we gotta go, they’re firing, I’ll hold them, you move, shout me when your clear, covering me, moving, up to the yellow house, mine the entrance, contact right, push up etc.


I was playing with one other person (Bobby) - we were talking but not covering that details and if that's what you need to do then i can see people doing that for a few rooms / buildings and giving up just due to the sheer size of the map

On the first game of Battle royal we didn't see another player for a good 5 or 6 minutes - and remember this is COD so a few bursts from an AR will down you if you are wearing Armour (and lots of sniper rifles are one hit kills)

Author:  Satsuma [ Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:34 ]
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The likelihood of a fight will always depend on your drop. Higher loot areas will attract the most players and low loot areas will attract less. If you want a fight, do a high risk drop. If you want to get your bearings and have a casual loot, go out of the way somewhere. A good pair of cans are essential for listening to footsteps and finding loot crates, and I think improve these BRs immensely.

My biggest issue yesterday was the net code was terrible, enemy players stuttering all over the place when we first dropped and trades were 50/50 whether you’d win. The best we did yesterday was 11th place.

Author:  Mr Chonks [ Wed Mar 11, 2020 15:27 ]
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Only 11th with a professional soldier on your team dragging you through? That’s pretty pathetic

Author:  Satsuma [ Wed Mar 11, 2020 15:34 ]
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He’s worse than me! And we’ve both got arthritic fingers; it’s amazing we get anything done.

Author:  Satsuma [ Fri Mar 13, 2020 22:21 ]
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Finally won in the zone!

Author:  zaphod79 [ Wed Mar 18, 2020 18:04 ]
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If your playing anyway - free stuff

https://store.playstation.com/en-gb/pro ... LUSPACK001

Quote:
This pack includes:

- 1 Operator Skin
- 1 Weapon Blueprint
- 1 Double XP Token
- 1 Calling Card
- 1 Weapon Charm
- 1 In-Game Watch

Author:  Zardoz [ Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:34 ]
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FREE!!!

Downloading.

Author:  zaphod79 [ Mon Mar 23, 2020 0:44 ]
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@curiosity

https://www.guidefall.com/modern-warfare-anon-name-bug/

How to fix the 'anon' name thing

Author:  Curiosity [ Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:42 ]
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Cheers buddy!

Author:  zaphod79 [ Fri Mar 27, 2020 22:29 ]
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11 gig patch file today :-(

Author:  nickachu [ Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:41 ]
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zaphod79 wrote:
11 gig patch file today :-(


They've had issues with the patches. Especially on PC. I had to redownload 83 gig just for warzone.

Author:  nickachu [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:58 ]
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I got invited to a squad or whatever it's called called [FISHYFISHY] is that here?

Author:  zaphod79 [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:28 ]
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nickachu wrote:
I got invited to a squad or whatever it's called called [FISHYFISHY] is that here?


Yes it is (Riles created it) - I saw you online on Saturday I think and sent the invite (you were showing as online but not joinable)

Benefits of being in a clan that i can see so far :

Gold clan tag (but it will have to be BEEX)
1 hour double XP every day (currently set for 21:30 UK time)

Author:  nickachu [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:48 ]
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Yeah I'm on PC, but I think I had a full squad for most of Saturday. Haven't tried the cross platform in a party though. I wonder how the chat works, since I use discord when playing.

Author:  Doctor Glyndwr [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:50 ]
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nickachu wrote:
Haven't tried the cross platform in a party though. I wonder how the chat works, since I use discord when playing.
You have to use the in-game audio, obv. It's OK once you get the settings right (turn off the naff synthesised voice effects and crank the voice volume slider way up or you'll never hear it over game effects.) Also if you don't want to hear randos, you need the "only friends" or "only in party" settings, but you need to make sure everyone you do want to hear is either a friend or in your party.

These settings did have an annoying habit of changing themselves back, hopefully that's fixed now.

Author:  nickachu [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:52 ]
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The annoying thing will be push to talk. But I guess it's just something to get used to. Or find a binding on the mouse that isn't too annoying.

Author:  Doctor Glyndwr [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:55 ]
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nickachu wrote:
The annoying thing will be push to talk.
Just turn that off.

Author:  nickachu [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:58 ]
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You can turn it off?

Author:  Satsuma [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:58 ]
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Quote:

These settings did have an annoying habit of changing themselves back, hopefully that's fixed now.



It is.

Author:  nickachu [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:23 ]
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What's the single player and normal multiplayer like? €60 is a lot to drop.

Author:  Bobbyaro [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:44 ]
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It's the best in years, but not as good as MW2.

Do you have a PS4? You should get it on that.

Author:  nickachu [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:50 ]
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Bobbyaro wrote:
Do you have a PS4? You should get it on that.


I do, but I've cancelled my PS plus now as I haven't turned on the PS4 in well over half a year. And I'm used to PC gaming now.

Author:  Curiosity [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 13:39 ]
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Boooooo

Author:  nickachu [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 13:42 ]
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Curiosity wrote:
Boooooo


Skeep, we'll get sheeepment

Author:  Bobbyaro [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 13:52 ]
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You can play shipment all the time!! Some of the time.

Author:  zaphod79 [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 14:28 ]
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nickachu wrote:
Curiosity wrote:
Boooooo


Skeep, we'll get sheeepment


Every time shipment comes up someone says that

In the custom playlists there was 24x7 shipment (so just that map in multiple game modes) , shoot the ship (shipment and shoothouse only) and another one that i've forgotten that was shipment / shoothouse and something else.

Playing a few rounds of shipment is the quickest way to :
Gain gun XP to unlock stuff
Gain kills of most types for gun camo (other than longshots)
Gain battle pass XP

And totally mess up your KD ratios :-)

it can be *very* very chaotic and the 'spawn / die before you've even took a step' can get annoying at times but it works and if it was still a map option my choice would be to always end on a round of Shipment :-)

Author:  zaphod79 [ Mon Mar 30, 2020 23:17 ]
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@bobbyaro for the 'new' shotgun you need to :

Play 15 matches using a shotgun with 5 attachments and get at least 7 kills with it

So any time shipment comes up thats a good choice - when you first unlock it and it has nothing it is really hard to hit and kill with it but I've just got to the point where I can just point and go boom

Author:  nickachu [ Sat Apr 04, 2020 16:40 ]
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There's a playlist of different game modes now free for everyone. So I got to try out the normal multiplayer. It's fun! Great way to level up guns too for warzone. I did die a lot though

Author:  Trooper [ Sat Apr 04, 2020 19:19 ]
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I'll give that a go... or so I thought. Dev error 6068 every 5 minutes and a crash to desktop, and looking online, i'm not alone.

Yay for PC gaming!

Author:  Pundabaya [ Sun Apr 05, 2020 14:08 ]
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I made the mistake of playing the multiplayer trial last night, I forgot hom much I love proper CoD multi. (Warzone is alright, but I'm not really a Fan of Battle Royales, Apex was good fun-ish.) Might get the full game. Is the campaign any good?

Author:  nickachu [ Sun Apr 05, 2020 15:52 ]
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Trooper wrote:
I'll give that a go... or so I thought. Dev error 6068 every 5 minutes and a crash to desktop, and looking online, i'm not alone.

Yay for PC gaming!


Yeah last update they did died on me about 20 times. Gave up for the night and then restarted it the next morning. I shouldn't have to babysit an update. But, the game is fun though.

Author:  zaphod79 [ Mon Apr 06, 2020 23:06 ]
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@curiosity the battle pass costs 1000 cod points for the basic one

Author:  Curiosity [ Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:50 ]
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zaphod79 wrote:
@curiosity the battle pass costs 1000 cod points for the basic one


Sweet. I have 1100 cod points saved up.

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