[bf1942] BF2 news on Slashdot [OT]

Kevin Mahoney akaelite at rogers.com
Tue Jul 12 20:11:11 EDT 2005

I myself personally will never purchase another product from EA. I bought 
1942 and Vietnam and now BF2. I have spent more time researching linux 
server problems
and trying to get this game to run smooth than actually playing.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Harrison" <trogspam at games.telstra.com>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2005 7:53 PM
Subject: Re: [bf1942] BF2 news on Slashdot [OT]

> Heh, I think the big thing is what PA summarised beautifully, as they are 
> wont to do, and something I've been saying for ages - gamers are still 
> prepared to shell out money for games without discrimination as to the 
> quality of the boxed product:
> " "We purport to be angry, but it is largely an ethereal anger, suitable 
> for forums on the Intertron. There is no connection between my willingness 
> to purchase shoddy products and the continued production of said products. 
> At any rate, there is no connection that I am able to perceive." "
> http://www.penny-arcade.com/news.php?date=2005-07-08
> I haven't touched BF2 yet based off my experiences with both BF1942 and 
> BFV - I'll wait until 6 months down the track when its actually what I 
> would consider "release quality" after it's been patched repeatedly. I 
> advise other gamers to do the same when they ask me, but judging from the 
> number of people playing on our servers it seems everyone really would 
> just rather get a buggy game earlier.
> -- david
> ---- Original Message ----
> From: "ScratchMonkey" <ScratchMonkey at MatureAsskickers.net>
> To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2005 6:14 AM
> Subject: Re: [bf1942] BF2 news on Slashdot
>> For those of you who wonder why games are constantly being released
>> "before they're ready", check out this post:
>> <http://games.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=155502&cid=13036831>

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