whats with all the hate?

#1 Posted by GuttlessCashew (207 posts) -

towards Arma 2. I've heard all lot of people scream about how shitty the game is but I don't get it. I think it's just fine, providing you spend the 3 min to tweak controls and the hour or so to learn to fly and drive. Also I found that getting in a commuity is vital because most public game devolve into caotic tking and asshatery.

#2 Posted by Einherjan (612 posts) -

It's a pretty good game, but I just get easily confused with the control scheme.

#3 Posted by Jayge_ (10270 posts) -

The problem with the game is that its overall quality is not worth bothering to make the control scheme your own or investing that hour into the driving and flying portions. Also, for some reason, I couldn't find the setting that turned fucking motion blur off.

#4 Posted by MattyFTM (14652 posts) -

It's just not everyones cup of tea.

#5 Posted by Mikemcn (7563 posts) -

Oh , so i wasnt the only one who dislikes the default controls, thats why i only played the demo for 10 mins, also i was too lazy to change them

#6 Posted by dwakley (34 posts) -

It actually looks great if you can get it to run and any FPS that isn't sometimes a slide show. It has lots of bugs still and is in need of some serious updates. Even with all that its still great if you love mil sims.

#7 Posted by arca (138 posts) -

Pretty much need a community to have fun in this game, theres quite a few decent ones such as shacktactical, tactical gamer, something awful, etc.

#8 Posted by Lowbrow (885 posts) -

The game takes some getting used to I'll admit, and the quality of it right out of the gate, probably less so than that of AAA titles we see today, but the thing is, this game is built to last.

The mission editor is deep, you can pass along custom missions to other players joining with ease, and the scope is insane.

Give it a few months, with all the downloadable custom stuff modders will make for the game, find a good team, and this game is going to fuckin ROCK!

Plus, if you're in NA, the game hasn't even come out yet, thats why north american servers right now are few and far between.

#9 Posted by some1 (206 posts) -
@Jayge said:
"  Also, for some reason, I couldn't find the setting that turned fucking motion blur off. "

I think you have to turn off post prossesing.

As everybody is saying this is a very deep game. The missions/tutorials dont really help that much and doesnt give the game the justice it deserves. The thing that pisses me off though is when someone says that they played the demo for five minutes and they think it sucks. Thats like trying to play a WoW for five minutes and basing the whole game on it.

#10 Posted by H3ndry (10 posts) -

Unfortunately, though I love this game, the build quality and particularly the graphics, are just shit. I took a 3 month break from it and coming from MW2 at 120 FPS back to ARMA at fucking 35 was a miserable experience. I still play it, but I play it because of my clan, not because its a 'great' game.

#11 Posted by nanikore (2755 posts) -

*grabs shotgun* ZOMBIE THREAD

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