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

Richard GrosJean richard.grosjean at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 11:24:02 EDT 2009

You have got a nice ball rolling, sir.

What happens next though? Does Ryan C. Gordon beam down, snap his fingers
and release Linux bins? :-D

On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 2:08 AM, James Landi <jim at landi.net> wrote:

> 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
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> Microsoft MVP, Games for Windows
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