Would you play a 'no ordinance' playlist?

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3 years ago#1
Personally I think it's a bit much. Every player doesn't need a power weapon. Why bother rushing across the map to fight over rockets when you can just hang back, kill a few people and call them in at your feet?

I'd love to see a playlist with all the game modes without personal ordinances. Just the weapons that spawn on the map. Might actually make btb fun again, instead of just a coin flip to see who gets the luckier drops. My team gets 2 binary rifles and a sniper, your team gets 3 needlers and a scattershot, one of us has a pretty big advantage.
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3 years ago#2
I don't hate personal ordinances, just you know, hate the fact that they took out one of halos biggest elements, controlling power weapons.
3 years ago#3
I prefer no personal ordnance playlists - probably because Halo has always been like that. Map control becomes less important and power weapons being random is a bad idea.
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3 years ago#4
I think personal ordinance is a great addition to the game. Gives everyone a go at the weapons because a: they are yours, b: you dont feel guilty playing around with them. The fixed power weapon positions gave too much power to the better players.

Yes I am a scrub, but I enjoy this aspect of h4.
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3 years ago#5
"Map Control" is one of those phrases that people throw around all the time, but doesn't really mean anything.

Kinda like "Tryhard" and "Not tonight, I have a headache".
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3 years ago#6
SterlingFox posted...
"Map Control" is one of those phrases that people throw around all the time, but doesn't really mean anything.

Kinda like "Tryhard" and "Not tonight, I have a headache".


Lol what? Map control means a lot. Control power positions on the map, control the high ground, the weapons, everything. Your enemies won't stand a chance. That's why a full party destroys randoms. No offense but saying map control doesn't mean anything is stupid.
3 years ago#7
SterlingFox posted...
"Map Control" is one of those phrases that people throw around all the time, but doesn't really mean anything.

Kinda like "Tryhard" and "Not tonight, I have a headache".


you must be really bad at video games.
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3 years ago#8
Yes, i hope they do it for doubles
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3 years ago#9
Caolan_2k9 posted...
SterlingFox posted...
"Map Control" is one of those phrases that people throw around all the time, but doesn't really mean anything.

Kinda like "Tryhard" and "Not tonight, I have a headache".


Lol what? Map control means a lot. Control power positions on the map, control the high ground, the weapons, everything. Your enemies won't stand a chance. That's why a full party destroys randoms. No offense but saying map control doesn't mean anything is stupid.


And here I thought that parties usually won because they hoard power weapons and vehicles, then spawn-killed you until your team slowly quits because nobody's having fun.

When I say "map control" doesn't really mean anything, I mean that nobody knows what the **** "map control" even is. Its a meaningless umbrella phrase that people throw around in place of actually stating what their real problem is.
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3 years ago#10
SterlingFox posted...
Caolan_2k9 posted...
SterlingFox posted...
"Map Control" is one of those phrases that people throw around all the time, but doesn't really mean anything.

Kinda like "Tryhard" and "Not tonight, I have a headache".


Lol what? Map control means a lot. Control power positions on the map, control the high ground, the weapons, everything. Your enemies won't stand a chance. That's why a full party destroys randoms. No offense but saying map control doesn't mean anything is stupid.


And here I thought that parties usually won because they hoard power weapons and vehicles, then spawn-killed you until your team slowly quits because nobody's having fun.

When I say "map control" doesn't really mean anything, I mean that nobody knows what the **** "map control" even is. Its a meaningless umbrella phrase that people throw around in place of actually stating what their real problem is.


Sorry, but you're incorrect.

Positioning is incredibly important in any battle. If you're in control of the battlefield you don't need power weapons to dominate. If my team controls the high ground vantage points and / or choke points we will win barring some drastic turn of events.

By anticipating enemy movements and controlling the map you can force your engagements to take place in areas where you have the advantage.

That's what map control is.
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