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« on: June 24, 2013, 11:59:48 AM »

Well a small but select group played this for Llama Night #5

Hadn't played it before.

First thing I noticed; the length of the loading times, for both loading the game and getting on the server. Long.

We found a good server, obviously a community one. People knew what they were doing and there was a woman using her mic and calling (always a good sign, no female with half an ounce of sense would use her mic on a random server).

I've read that NS2 is having problems with player retention. I could see why. For starters it's a game that relies strongly on team balance. It needs your team to know what it's doing and co-ordinate. It seemed that if your team is bad, there was very little you can do apart from suffer with it and the nature of the game made being bad pretty easy; there was no equivalent of just throwing down ammo or health packs for the noob player. Then each side needs a Commander so of course your in-game experience will depend very much on his/her competence and of course you need someone willing to do it.

The game comprised of variously setting up and attacking bases/locations. In order to do this various structures (tunnels, phase gates, ammo supplies,upgrading stations) were built and upgraded as lines moved forwards and back.Marines upgraded equipment, Aliens evolved to more powerful lifeforms. We thought that co-ordinating this was one of the roles of the Commander. Part of the overall strategy was destroying the structures of opponents to weaken them whilst they tried to build; the RTS part of the game.

Playing a marine was fairly straightforward - you got a gun, you shot at things. Working out the aliens was a lot more difficult and they generally seemed underpowered though in one game the aliens were skilled players and they were effectively stomping us.The first game seemed to be better balanced, or at least that's what people were saying; it was more to and fro.

UWE are saying they're bringing out new and clearer tutorials especially looking at Alien play. That'd be good. As a rookie marine you've got a gun but as a rookie alien it's a lot harder.They're still bringing out patches for it to improve balance and game performance.

Anyhow, not a bad game and one worth playing again with a bit of time investment and a good server
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« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2013, 05:59:55 PM »

I'd love to try it with only "inexperienced" players. Seeing as it's sort of a learn-as-you go thing anyway.

Fascinating how the whole thing depended on a good commander though; this is something very much for RTS-loving people, and they'd be in high demand. I think UWE might just be underselling themselves by not focusing promotion on the RTS side.

Very tactical all in all. I could see myself having fun here, even if not in the commander seat, but as a repair squad. There's seemingly lots of roles you can fulfill.

€dit: one thing on Aliens vs Marines: It reminded me very much of the difference in playstyle that StarCraft demanded, Zerg vs Humans.
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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2013, 06:50:29 PM »

If anyone is interested in giving Natural Selection 2 a go at any point, it's on sale now. It's coinciding with a new patch
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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2013, 07:01:12 PM »

hmmm might have to get it
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« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2013, 08:38:47 AM »

Cheap, I don't think you'd loose by it. It's an interesting game with the RTS elements. Makes it a bit more than just another shooter.
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