Regicide.

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User Info: definatural

definatural
4 years ago#1
I'm struggling to imagine the thought process that the 343 developers went through.

'Right, so free for all. A nice simple gametype. How can we screw this up in the most devastating way possible? Firstly, the leader has a massive 'kill me' sign over their head which the common moron will instinctively follow. Secondly, to make sure said moron will chase that sign, we will give the moron extra points for killing the leader. But that's not enough. For each kill the leader gets, the bounty on their head increases so when one of the not-so-good players kill him, he will get pretty much as many points that the leader has accumulated for the kills they have earned therefore nullifying their efforts. Sound good to everyone? Good.'

'Wait!' said a tiny voice in the back.

'Yes?'

'How about we gear most of the challenges to that gametype just to up the frustration levels even further?'

'I have high hopes for you.'

This rant as you may have noticed was fuelled by the Regicide gametype. Thank you for listening.
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User Info: abel13111

abel13111
4 years ago#2
Agreed. I still enjoy regicide, but the king needs something more to account for the fact that he's ALWAYS visible on the map and that when he gets killed, the person that killed him gets a massive point increase.

If the buffs would come faster that would help, or if that when you're king you could call in ordinance drops. Just throwing out ideas here.
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User Info: definatural

definatural
4 years ago#3
I think they should take the king aspect out the equation entirely. A nice 1v1v1v1v1v1. Nice and simple.
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User Info: Inkontrol

Inkontrol
4 years ago#4
^ that
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User Info: NovaLevossida

NovaLevossida
4 years ago#5
It's more or less Juggernaut from MW3 with the overshield not kicking in immediately and the scoring system being a bit different, but the basic idea is the same. I still prefer free for all over Juggernaut and Regicide.
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