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Hey TPU , i start this thread to question the game left 4 dead mainly but if there are any other games you wish to list go ahead.

I hear alot of people saying the game is heavily luck based putting people off from playing it , especially clans or serious gamers. Is this true ? :wtf:
 

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Hey TPU , i start this thread to question the game left 4 dead mainly but if there are any other games you wish to list go ahead.

I hear alot of people saying the game is heavily luck based putting people off from playing it , especially clans or serious gamers. Is this true ? :wtf:
Not at all. I played with the TPU bunch last night and there is a TON of skill required. More so than a twitch based shooter like UT2K4. Each person has to be a team member regardless of which side you play for. Everything is a factor in l4D. Spawning locations and timing, grenade management, medkit management, etc etc. This is what makes it incredibly fun, and incredibly frustrating if you don't have friends that you know and can work with.

Several things that are required for L4D to make it insanely fun.

1. Good friends that can work together and take instructions without online ego.

2. A Microphone. This is one of the biggest requirements because you flat can't coordinate attacks effectively without one.
 
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I think what he means by "luck" is that it depends on the order of the hordes of zombies,tanks,witches,boomers etc.

and im some cases on the hardest level can get very hard but not hard to the point where it isn't fun!
 
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Well actually this was more an argument between 2 people that got me interested...skill imo is very much needed. However do bugs count as bad luck? l4d does contain a fair share of bugs :laugh:
 
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I guess it depends on the bug, i've had bugs where the tank was actually stuck in a wall and just died on his on a few times and the witch starts chasing me and clips into a wall etc.

Than again i've had bugs where i've gotten smashed into a wall and couldn't get out and/or be revived haha.

It's all fun though IMO, i mean i look at it like "well they said you'll never play the same way twice"

I think for L4D2 they should have a ranking system, so people can see how many zombies you've slaughtered haha
 

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I think what he means by "luck" is that it depends on the order of the hordes of zombies,tanks,witches,boomers etc.

and im some cases on the hardest level can get very hard but not hard to the point where it isn't fun!
Not really, only the tank is luck based. There is always one boomer, two hunters and a smoker to a team.
 
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Not really, only the tank is luck based. There is always one boomer, two hunters and a smoker to a team.
yeah but now and then you can rid the team of say , a boomer to get 3 hunters :)
 
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yeah how bout when the witch is in the door way you have to walk through ;)
 
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I remember playin it once and I don't know how but a witch appeared out of thin air on the floor in front of me and "you startled the witch" and I was dead

anyone ever have that happen