Turns out sound whoring cannot be countered in the final build

#1PathlessBulletPosted 11/2/2012 11:48:52 PM
Honestly and truthfully this game is confirmed garbage until/unless they patch it.
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"We have to keep it on page 3 or it freaks out."
#2Faust_8Posted 11/2/2012 11:59:25 PM
Cannot be countered completely is more accurate.

And Dead Silence does more than just silence footsteps--it gets rid of all player noise like call-outs.

So Dead Silence still helps a lot against Awareness, it just doesn't 100% neuter it.

10 bucks says the TC plays SnD too much. Sorry you play a mode where any Perk relating to sound becomes a hundred times more important than it does in TDM.
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#3PathlessBullet(Topic Creator)Posted 11/3/2012 12:00:56 AM
Faust_8 posted...
10 bucks says the TC plays SnD too much. Sorry you play a mode where any Perk relating to sound becomes a hundred times more important than it does in TDM.



*grumbles*

*pulls out wallet*
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ADD, no. Where is the thread for Fallout OCD players?
"We have to keep it on page 3 or it freaks out."
#4Faust_8Posted 11/3/2012 12:09:02 AM
Sorry, but that's just how it is. If you deviate from the "norm" (TDM) then balance can get out of whack. We all know that gun balance goes out the window in Hardcore (pick favorite 40-30 automatic assault rifle, equip silencer. Done.) so it's no surprise that Perk balance can get weird in a SnD.

Normally sound is helpful but it doesn't decide games. In SnD however...using sound to kill one guy is 1/6th of the enemy team gone for good. And it's hard to balance sound for both TDM and SnD.

Even if Awareness didn't exist, there's still the problem of "every player in SnD has Dead Silence."
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#5zombie95Posted 11/3/2012 12:09:30 AM
"You pay attention? What a cheater!"
"You use more than your eyes to detect people? Get some skill!"
"You have some situational awareness? You suck!"
#6KabtheMentatPosted 11/3/2012 12:18:37 AM(edited)
I think SnD players kinda need to get over it and understand that CoD isn't exclusively catered to them.
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#7MoegittoPosted 11/3/2012 12:23:16 AM
Thus all the more reason for Ground War to be included. Bigger teams help to divert people that soundwhore from being able to focus entirely on one area. Doesn't eliminate it, but it does draw it down some. Also emergency need of the Jammer, but let's not beat a dead horse.
#8I_Phade_IPosted 11/3/2012 12:25:32 AM
Can I just get something straight here.

Guy A has Dead Silence.
Guy B has Awareness.
Guy A can here hear guy B and guy B can hear guy A.

How is this unbalanced?
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#9KabtheMentatPosted 11/3/2012 12:27:14 AM
IMO soundwhoring is going to take on a different vibe. The gun sounds, especially the sniper rifles, are loud as hell. I'm sure a suppressor will help that some, but most people don't roll with one. So that dude camping in some crates taking potshots at you and your team, well you're going to know exactly where he is because of his rifle sound.
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John Henry Eden 2012
#10PathlessBullet(Topic Creator)Posted 11/3/2012 12:27:27 AM
zombie95 posted...
"You pay attention? What a cheater!"
"You use more than your eyes to detect people? Get some skill!"
"You have some situational awareness? You suck!"




Yeah, lets just ignore the entire concept of Perks supposedly giving you a definite advantage.

/sarcasm
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ADD, no. Where is the thread for Fallout OCD players?
"We have to keep it on page 3 or it freaks out."