1. #7741
    @KrayZ33 Just fair warning, he's not going to absorb anything you say and keep on repeating nonsense. Every once in a blue moon I try to give him a chance and respond to something he says but he never fails to disappoint.
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  2. #7742
    Quote Originally Posted by Baconeggcheese View Post
    @KrayZ33 Just fair warning, he's not going to absorb anything you say and keep on repeating nonsense. Every once in a blue moon I try to give him a chance and respond to something he says but he never fails to disappoint.
    Why are you so bitter? What have I done to rub you up so much?

    Do I speak to close to the truth or something you feel compelled to defend it?

    I compared this game to Diablo 3 because its chasing the same goals, endless "content" doing the same map over and over with increased 10000% modifiers

    Its a shitty way of doing game design and it grows stale quick and the only way they gather any interest is with seasons where you completely start over again.

    Dont lie and pretend Diablo 3 is some amazing success and so is this game because you can put hours into it. I'd rather have 20 hours of memorable content than 1000's of hours of repetition. If you like repetition then thats ok too.
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  3. #7743
    Quote Originally Posted by RobertoCarlos View Post
    Its a shitty way of doing game design and it grows stale quick and the only way they gather any interest is with seasons where you completely start over again. Dont lie and pretend Diablo 3 is some amazing success and so is this game because you can put hours into it. I'd rather have 20 hours of memorable content than 1000's of hours of repetition. If you like repetition then thats ok too.
    Different game styles are for different folks. Remember that there were a lot of people that still played (and still do) Diablo 2. A game that didn't even have rifts, paragon, etc that Diablo 3 has implemented. It isn't a bad way to design your game if that is who you are designing for. There is value and fun to be had in just doing stuff because you can. Heck ME3 multiplayer was a big hit for Bioware (and in earning lootbox revenue) and it was the same stuff over and over in the same small maps.

    Anthem isn't a failure because of the content progression. It is a failure for a lot of reasons including not taking that system far enough to be more like Rifts and Diablo 3 for example. Or have fast enough updates to add some variety.
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  4. #7744
    Quote Originally Posted by rhorle View Post
    Anthem isn't a failure because of the content progression. It is a failure for a lot of reasons including not taking that system far enough to be more like Rifts and Diablo 3 for example. Or have fast enough updates to add some variety.
    I'd say the most immediate issue is that they royally screwed up player progression via loot or other systems. Yeah the bugs n stuff were a huge deal, but once you have that ironed out well enough its really just progression and content... and future content is meaningless without progression.
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  5. #7745
    It's only the same several people talking.

    May as well let this thread die, or let the few talk openly amongst themselves, for all to see. (and /chuckle)

    /snore
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  6. #7746
    Quote Originally Posted by Vineri View Post
    It's only the same several people talking.May as well let this thread die, or let the few talk openly amongst themselves, for all to see. (and /chuckle)
    /snore
    Do we need to tell you how to unsubscribe from a thread? What is wrong that people discuss or talk about the game if they want to. Clearly you don't want to, don't like the game, and have no need to constantly remind others about it.
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  7. #7747
    Quote Originally Posted by rhorle View Post
    Do we need to tell you how to unsubscribe from a thread? What is wrong that people discuss or talk about the game if they want to. Clearly you don't want to, don't like the game, and have no need to constantly remind others about it.
    You are clearly one of the people still talking. Talk away!

    Forgive me for listening...

    PS - just because you personally dislike my posts, in this thread, or others, telling me or others to ignore your personal subjectiveness, is actual nonsense. People acquire their own judgements. Judgements are theirs to decide, not yours, based on available info / GamePlay. GAMEPLAY, remember? And company credentials (which went wayside posts ago).

    Somehow I feel company credentials are important, eh?
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  8. #7748
    Lol I cant, "forgive me for listening... with my words!"
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  9. #7749
    Quote Originally Posted by RobertoCarlos View Post
    I'd rather have 20 hours of memorable content than 1000's of hours of repetition.
    For all the bitching Diablo 3 had 20 hours of memorable content. Diablo 3 issue initially was what comes after these 20 hours because Diablo games are hack and slash repetition fest by design and it is fine as long as it is done well.

  10. #7750
    Quote Originally Posted by Myobi View Post
    Sorry, I'm a little confused here... "no evidence" of what exactly?

    Do you have any? Fallout 76 was bad, so many new(or low subs) youtubers jumped on the bandwagon of hating on it, which it justly deserved, but then you see them doing it for almost any game coming.

    Anthem turned out to be bad, more so in the end game, but most if not all of the problems with Anthem came after playing the game. All the drama drummed up before the game even launched, was just for drama sack to gain more views. All the hate the game got after it's launch, justified.

  11. #7751
    Quote Originally Posted by americandavey View Post
    You pay $60 for a game that took SEVEN YEARS to make. somehow more time is going to make it better? EA is going to stop throwing money at it sooner or later.
    First, i didn't pay shit for this game! I use my friends account as my home on my xbox


    Secondly, from what we've all learned, it took them a year-ish to make the game, and the years before that were sitting around doing nothing apparently. Anthem has so much potential, it would be such a shame to see EA drop it.

  12. #7752
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeBogina View Post
    First, i didn't pay shit for this game! I use my friends account as my home on my xbox


    Secondly, from what we've all learned, it took them a year-ish to make the game, and the years before that were sitting around doing nothing apparently. Anthem has so much potential, it would be such a shame to see EA drop it.
    It's unavoidable, unfortunately. If they had no problems with icing an established and highly popular franchise (Mass Effect), they wont even think twice about dropping Anthem, considering all the negativity, drama and memes surrounding it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Makabreska View Post
    It's unavoidable, unfortunately. If they had no problems with icing an established and highly popular franchise (Mass Effect), they wont even think twice about dropping Anthem, considering all the negativity, drama and memes surrounding it.
    Yeah, EA will drop this game faster than a red hot poker if they think it won't bring in the green.. And with talk making the rounds that most of the Anthem team have moved on to Dragon Age 4, while Anthem itself has supposedly been shunted off to another team to look after..

  14. #7754
    Quote Originally Posted by grexly75 View Post
    Yeah, EA will drop this game faster than a red hot poker if they think it won't bring in the green.. And with talk making the rounds that most of the Anthem team have moved on to Dragon Age 4, while Anthem itself has supposedly been shunted off to another team to look after..
    Leads have moved back to DA4, yes. But that was always the plan, they were pulled off to help ship Anthem and once it was out the door they were always going to move back while Edmonton took lead on overseeing and Austin did the heavy lifting of handling actual live support.

    Though if EA was going to drop it like a hot poker, they already would have. IMO we'll see a big push for the game at E3 with the update(s) actually coming later this year, and that will determine support. If the crop of updates/fixes succeeds, the game will keep seeing good support. If it doesn't, the scale of the miss will likely determine the level of support EA continues to put behind the game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edge- View Post
    Leads have moved back to DA4, yes. But that was always the plan, they were pulled off to help ship Anthem and once it was out the door they were always going to move back while Edmonton took lead on overseeing and Austin did the heavy lifting of handling actual live support.

    Though if EA was going to drop it like a hot poker, they already would have. IMO we'll see a big push for the game at E3 with the update(s) actually coming later this year, and that will determine support. If the crop of updates/fixes succeeds, the game will keep seeing good support. If it doesn't, the scale of the miss will likely determine the level of support EA continues to put behind the game.
    Ahh k was not sure about who and what the team were doing.. But will have to see what happens, but did hear that they had been removing content and as such pissing off people, though how true that is I don't know..

  16. #7756
    Quote Originally Posted by grexly75 View Post
    Ahh k was not sure about who and what the team were doing.. But will have to see what happens, but did hear that they had been removing content and as such pissing off people, though how true that is I don't know..
    From the roadmap, yes. Much of the first batch of content was pushed back "indefinitely" and we have no updates since then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edge- View Post
    From the roadmap, yes. Much of the first batch of content was pushed back "indefinitely" and we have no updates since then.
    Which doesn't really bode well. I don't expect any big E3 info, IMO they will simply abandon the game quietly, giving it token updates. They kinda fucked up with Andromeda, when they announced suddenly that series is going on a "hiatus", and all planned DLC's are canceled. I don't think they want even more bad press with Anthem.
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  18. #7758
    Quote Originally Posted by Myobi View Post
    As for the YouTubers, most of them will always spice shit up, you should already count on that, it's how they get paid, and sadly the kind of shit that the website rewards the creators for...
    I would ask what is wrong with trashing trash for entertainment value? At least it gave Anthem some form of actual value to some people?

  19. #7759
    Quote Originally Posted by minteK917 View Post
    I would ask what is wrong with trashing trash for entertainment value? At least it gave Anthem some form of actual value to some people?
    We live in an age of brand loyalty indoctrination where parasocial relationships with companies/brands are at an all time high. If clickbait vultures are jumping on bad press its obviously, surely because they somehow reached back in time and caused said bad press to happen as part of their toolset as a global unified cabal of 'the haters' out to maliciously destroy innocent developers when they aren't folding space from isk as part of their galaxy mind tier tzeechian scheme to upset the customer who bought said product and its never the developers at the root cause because if you put money down then criticism of them is criticism of you and thats illegal!
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    Quote Originally Posted by minteK917 View Post
    I would ask what is wrong with trashing trash for entertainment value? At least it gave Anthem some form of actual value to some people?
    It's annoying if you don't think its trash...

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