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anyone else beta testing Elder scrolls online?

Discussion in 'Games' started by fritoking, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. newconroer

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    Zenimax is handling it with a custom engine. Most bugs other than graphic related in the TES series are scripting related. Since ESO is nowhere near as in depth or intimate with the character as TES games, then the odds for failure via scripts is lower.
    tigger says thanks.
  2. Octopuss

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    I am almost always pretty angry about all the people trying to get into betas by illegal ways, because all they want is to play the thing, as incomplete as it may be, while not contributing shit to the testing.
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    Playing a beta is contributing to development too. I don't think they collect much data from a user anyway.

    Elder scrolls online sounds great. I'm eager to finally quit my BF addiction as its becoming hard on my nerves.
  4. lyndonguitar

    lyndonguitar I play games

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    Damn! I haven't received any keys yet and I applied months ago

    Even if you just play and not actually report bugs, you can still contribute to the testing because you add up to the number of people connecting to the server(stress testing) and they can optimize their server loads and shit based on performances of the players. Not an expert but I think they collect some data from you too (Specs, Game Performance, Driver Softwares, maybe auto sending crash reports, etc)
  5. Octopuss

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    That's true, but only up to a point. Betas are typically about testing features of a game, so active feedback is the most important. Of course they also collect various data, but that's not the primary goal. Stress tests only come much later down the line...
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    I am also a fan of the subscription model. Most F2P games make far too many essentials part of their cash shop.
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    I gave my access away some months ago, wonder how things have progressed.

    Anyone still testing?
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    Played it at eurogamer.... nothing special. i hate MMORPG in the first place so it's not gonna win anything from me :)
    Crunching for Team TPU
  9. newconroer

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    Bitter sweet then I suppose.

    They really should have just rereleased Skyrim with a netcode - that's all people wanted.
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    Got my beta invite this afternoon. Can't wait to get in and give it a test!!
  11. xenocide

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    Huh, I might have to check and see if I got one when I'm out on break. I am still interested in the game, but haven't heard a ton about it as of recent.
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    I finally got one!!!
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    Same I got a code dont really care all that much will be interesting to see performance scaling tho and how they have handled things thus far. That said I am more interested in seeing what bugs I can find as with any Zenimax media / Bethesda title the bugs are usually hilarious
  14. xenocide

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    The patch notes for that game are going to be fucking gold. I can already imagine them...

    • Fixed a bug that allowed you to fall through the starting zone upon character creation.
    • Fixed a bug where you could 1 shot all bosses by logging out while in combat.
    • Fixed a bug that allowed playable characters to fly.
    • Removed guns from the item database.
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    I got a key for this weekend.. I hate limited play betas, can't really jack up my schedule to play a game
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    Ya im a tester
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    Agreed. i hate the limited play betas as well. I usually can't do any testing due to my conflicting schedule. I make a point to get into this over the weekend anyway since its a game high on my list.
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    I'll be fiddling with my sleep schedule to get it in


    Currently downloading the game, roughly 21GB
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    Anyone else's launcher freezing at "Checking for launcher updates" running windows 7 home premium 64 bit.
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    I also got a key for this weekend. I'm not looking forward to EQ, but I'll see what it's like.
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    Little less than 4 hours til the weekend beta starts!
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    I can't wait!
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    It started but I'm stuck at work. :(

    I remoted into my home pc and have the game updated and ready to play though.
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    Oh Poo :(

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