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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:08 pm
  • Who plays? I've been playing it since summer, and I'm somewhat addicted. Extremely fun shooter - FINALLY, something that is all about skill, and not a stupid gear grind or just based on the fastest possible twitch reaction times.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:00 am
  • I played it a few times. It's no counter-strike, but it's decent.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:46 am
  • Ive been playing it for about a week or so. I found by reducing the sensitivity from 5 to 2 it plays and shoots a whole lot better.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:34 pm
  • Never heard of it.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:38 pm
  • I'm surprised this topic died so quickly, considering how many millions of copies they sold in 2017 before it was even officially released.

    *crickets*
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:40 pm
  • Winner winner chicken dinner!
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:18 pm
  • RolandDeschain wrote:I'm surprised this topic died so quickly, considering how many millions of copies they sold in 2017 before it was even officially released.

    *crickets*



    Try the Fantasy forum.

    Most of the kids that play video games hang out there.

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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:45 am
  • My buddies play daily, it's pretty fun. Cartoony Fortnite battle royale is free to play and a good time as well.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:30 pm
  • I've thought about checking out Fortnite, but honestly, the cartoony graphics are kind of a turn-off for me. I don't need, or even care, about having amazing graphics - but cartoony is a whole different thing for me.

    Does it have ranking built into it like PUBG does? That's a big part of the appeal, for me - I have a pretty serious competitive streak in me, and I like to play to win.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:43 pm
  • PUB G has a big update today, wonder whats changing
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:22 pm
  • I’ll probably get it this summer for Xbox, though I imagine like most shooters, it would be much better on a PC. I’m kinda just waiting out most of the bugs before I buy.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:46 pm
  • Playing a shooter on a console gives me cancer. I don't know how you guys do it. I've watched some Xbox play and how many people play the game is literally different because there's far less risk of being killed by players with great aim than on PC, lol. Like people driving around in circles in tiny circles right near the end, you try that on PC you'll get insta-gibbed every time.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:25 am
  • RolandDeschain wrote:I've thought about checking out Fortnite, but honestly, the cartoony graphics are kind of a turn-off for me. I don't need, or even care, about having amazing graphics - but cartoony is a whole different thing for me.

    Does it have ranking built into it like PUBG does? That's a big part of the appeal, for me - I have a pretty serious competitive streak in me, and I like to play to win.


    Fortnite does have ranks in game as well as a site you can look up overall rating, global rank etc. It also so much better optimized and runs smoother than pubg probably ever will. That being said, i prefer pubg. For all its faults (poor optimization, rampant hacking,gun balancing) its gunplay and feel is the best out of all the BRs imo.

    Although Hunt Showdown is a TON of fun as well.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:50 am
  • I will never think about a cast iron pan the same way again
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:48 am
  • Lawke wrote:
    RolandDeschain wrote:I've thought about checking out Fortnite, but honestly, the cartoony graphics are kind of a turn-off for me. I don't need, or even care, about having amazing graphics - but cartoony is a whole different thing for me.

    Does it have ranking built into it like PUBG does? That's a big part of the appeal, for me - I have a pretty serious competitive streak in me, and I like to play to win.


    Fortnite does have ranks in game as well as a site you can look up overall rating, global rank etc. It also so much better optimized and runs smoother than pubg probably ever will. That being said, i prefer pubg. For all its faults (poor optimization, rampant hacking,gun balancing) its gunplay and feel is the best out of all the BRs imo.

    Although Hunt Showdown is a TON of fun as well.


    Totally agree with the sentiment, PUBG is the worst BR in terms of performance since ARMA3 BR and I still think it's the best experience out of all of them.

    I'm pretty jealous you got in on Hunt Showdown. Looks like some Dark Tower/Van Helsing/Escape from Tarkov goodness. I've been checking my email daily for a key haha.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:04 pm
  • I play this game quite often, anyone who wants to party up let me know and ill give you my Steam ID.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:00 am
  • 2_0_6 wrote:I will never think about a cast iron pan the same way again

    Finest ass armor money can buy! :lol:

    For the record, PUBG performs a lot better now than it did a few months ago. They've been improving performance regularly, my average FPS on the same settings just keeps going up.

    Brett wrote:I play this game quite often, anyone who wants to party up let me know and ill give you my Steam ID.

    Are you good? :twisted:
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:36 am
  • RolandDeschain wrote:I've thought about checking out Fortnite, but honestly, the cartoony graphics are kind of a turn-off for me. I don't need, or even care, about having amazing graphics - but cartoony is a whole different thing for me.

    Does it have ranking built into it like PUBG does? That's a big part of the appeal, for me - I have a pretty serious competitive streak in me, and I like to play to win.


    It does have rankings for each (solo, duo, squad) plus individual stats. I'd say solo is the most competitive if you can hold your own unless you've got a good crew to play squads with, queuing those modes by yourself is a nightmare. Often times you get DC'd teammates or they just do their own thing across the map. Rounds get pretty tense towards the end. I like the building aspect as well, makes standoffs interesting since most of the world is destructible. Some people have made some really impressive skyforts, lol.

    Cartoony graphics is hit or miss. Kind of an Overwatch vibe but I think it looks pretty good overall. Certainly has some damage balancing issues (random one shots) and I'm pretty sure there's a fair amount of hackers though PUBG has those too. I say try it out, it's free to play and skill curve isn't too bad until you deal with the top players who master headshots. Game queues are very fast, I've played on PS4 and PC, both play about the same though PC aim as always feel a bit smoother.
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Re: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - PUBG
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:10 pm
  • mistaowen wrote:It does have rankings for each (solo, duo, squad) plus individual stats. I'd say solo is the most competitive if you can hold your own unless you've got a good crew to play squads with, queuing those modes by yourself is a nightmare.

    I don't think you need to worry about my ability to handle elite competition in solo play. I was playing competitively, haven't had the time for it lately, but you can see where I was ranked a month ago out of over 5,000,000 solo FPP players. 8)

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