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#1 Kalidor

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:01 PM

Is anyone Beta Testing this yet?

I am, but not legitimately. Someone who shops at my store gave us his beta login and we share it, but I am the one who plays it the most.

#2 Fangwing

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:02 PM

I opted in a few weeks ago but haven't gotten anything back yet.

How is it? Less tedious than CoH?
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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:04 PM

Overall its... better than CoH. But its still CoH 2 any way you look at it.

You can throw cars though, so that's a nice touch.

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:08 PM

I'd love to hug around with their costume creator, but I'm not motivated enough to playtest the actual game, so I didn't bother trying to get into the beta.

#5 Kalidor

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:10 PM

You can make ANYTHING.

Back in the 90s me and a friend had a 'Mutant Armadillo' named Tank. We made a version of Tank in CoH that was basically a grey stocky guy.

This is what we made in CO.


And I got news for you, there are no Armadillo parts in the costume creator. And the best part? His 'stance' is that he runs on all fours and his travel power is burrowing.

#6 Patchouli Knowledge

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:12 PM

That is pretty impressive. How close are they to opening up the beta?

#7 Kalidor

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:13 PM

not sure, the game got delayed. It was supposed to be out 7-15 now its due 9-1.

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:18 PM

I applied for the beta a couple months ago.. No word yet. I've updated the application few times just to be sure too.

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:25 PM

Kal, I've been in on it for a few months. I used to hate it because it ran like garbage and a lot of the costume pieces were out of whack. I recently upped the graphics load on it and for some reason it runs a million times better. My lvl 33 guy got wiped during the purge, but I am trying out a ton of new powers. Let me know your name and server and I'll hit you up.

Also, we shouldn't be violating the NDA, but I really hate playing alone. It defeats the MMO's purpose.

I'm making a new guy when the servers go up, so I'll be starting at square one.

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PS- I notice you have cel-shading off. Seeing the game with Cel-shading has made me never want to turn it off.

Edited by theEvergreen, 03 June 2009 - 01:29 PM.


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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:29 PM

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Jun 3 2009, 02:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Is anyone Beta Testing this yet?

I am, but not legitimately. Someone who shops at my store gave us his beta login and we share it, but I am the one who plays it the most.



I've been beta testing for about a month now, having a lot of fun with it.

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:31 PM

QUOTE(theEvergreen @ Jun 3 2009, 02:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Also, we shouldn't be violating the NDA, but I really hate playing alone. It defeats the MMO's purpose.


Mentioning we are in beta doesn't violate the NDA, as Cryptic's said we can mention it, but I think those screenshots may be pushing it.


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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:45 PM

Oh, that's fine then. I wasn't going to be a tattle about it. I was just concerned we'd get our beta powers taken, haha.

We need to all swap names.

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 01:48 PM

Mine's the same as my CoH global, @DeltaSeeker. I should be on tonight, not sure what time, though.

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 02:00 PM

QUOTE(Kalidor @ Jun 3 2009, 02:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You can throw cars though, so that's a nice touch.

Sweet, it could be like a Superman 64 that doesn't suck.

#15 Fangwing

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 02:02 PM

I believe the Beta NDA's been lifted.


(edit: oh, for review sites only. boogers.)

Edited by Dr Fang, 03 June 2009 - 02:02 PM.

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 02:13 PM

This looks interesting...

How would one get into it?

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 02:23 PM

QUOTE(DJ Wingus @ Jun 3 2009, 03:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This looks interesting...

How would one get into it?



Go to Champions-online.com, there's a graphic link there to apply for the beta. They're not constantly inviting, though, they seem to invite a ton of people in all at once, and applying is no guarantee that you'll get in.


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Posted 03 June 2009 - 04:31 PM

I'm waiting for this. I got a large group of my friends and coworkers into it. We'll have our own super group for sure. I'll be on the 360 as will almost all my other friends.
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Posted 03 June 2009 - 04:33 PM

Is there a keyboard for the 360..?

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 04:44 PM

QUOTE(Bocc Kob @ Jun 3 2009, 04:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Is there a keyboard for the 360..?


Maybe not a full one, but at walmart I see small ones that connect to the controllers. Looks like the kinda keyboards you see on phones nowady.
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