[cod] Sorry have to vent, Modern Warfare 2 on the PC

escapedturkey escapedturkey at escapedturkey.com
Fri Oct 16 02:27:27 EDT 2009

Out of curiosity what is the basis for all these sentiments?

Thank you. :)

Joker{eXtreme+} wrote:
> I'm pretty much on the same road as Jim is.  I have already started 
> looking at other New games, some older ones, and talking with the other 
> eXtreme mod guys, we are quite happy to continue developing for COD2, 
> COD4, and CODWW for the time being.
> Unfortunately I have already pre-ordered AND paid for my copy LMAO
> Was twitter'ing with Jim earlier about a fundraiser to send a PC rep out 
> to IW and stay there until we get an answer..............wonder if that 
> would help ;)
> We shall see how all of this unfolds I suppose.
> ~Joker
> eXtreme+ | X4 | X5 mods
> http://www.mycallofduty.com
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "James Landi" <jim at landi.net>
> To: <cod at icculus.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 15, 2009 4:08 PM
> Subject: [cod] Sorry have to vent, Modern Warfare 2 on the PC
>> First let me say that I will not be hosting or releasing any files for
>> MW2,  With the lack of any response or support from IW or Activision I
>> see no reason to support them with my bandwidth, community or access.
>> Hell after my public comments I may not have access to these files
>> anymore, but that's fine I can move on to other games and or hobbies
>> rather quickly.  Sorry there's no kissing ass on my end.
>> I've already informed my community that MW2 is a "must wait for patch"
>> title and not to pre-order or purchase on day one.
>> Not sure if any GSPs are pre-renting MW2 servers but you should be very
>> careful and watch yourselves.  With the lack of any real PC related
>> information, worst then any past Call of Duty title to date, I can only
>> feel that we are in for a very bumpy road as well as some very bad
>> headaches.
>> If there's any type of dedicated server in the box, you already know
>> it's going to be Windows only, for god knows how long.  That combined
>> with unreleased system specs for the clients means they don't know what
>> or how it's going to run.
>> Then there is this whole rumor about the PC version being delayed.  It's
>> been close to 2 weeks now and Activision, IW and or 402 have yet to
>> confirm or deny the rumors in public.   That can only mean they are
>> trying to rush what ever they have out the door.  Unfortunately we'll
>> have to pay for their rushing a product that unlike past Call of duty
>> titles from IW their hearts are not in it this time.  Which means for
>> us, a buggy game with many unsolved issues when it's released.
>> With the lack of any information or simply communications from IW in
>> regards to the PC side of this game so close to release, what make
>> anyone think that we'll get the support after the game ships?
>> Sorry for my rant Rudedog out.
>> Jim Landi
>> Rudedog
>> FPSadmin.com
>> Microsoft MVP, Games for Windows
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