DUST 514 Open Beta: January 22nd

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It always confuses me when Eve players - who don't only play Eve, unless they're autists - feel compelled to complain that I ~dare~ to discuss other games on my own website.
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funny how people want to destroy new eden and ccp when they even hint at micro transactions yet those same people think dust is revolutionary...and of course skill points, while its great in a long term PC game its a horrible idea for a console FPS. people flock to FPS and play them competitively because its more or less a level playing field, dust is anything but that. who knows maybe dust gets millions of downloads and they all shell out 30$ simply to get max sp but 6 months down the line the game is designed to push out new blood and free players. enjoy that cesspool of bittervets
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While I like WoT and PS2, DUST is so much more EvE that that stuff that I dont understand why it is something we should not care about.
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I would like to officially launch my complaint that you do not provide enough news about current affairs OR the comings and goings of Lady GAGA.HOW DARE YOU SIR ... she was born that way... Also if you could tell us all how you manage to keep such great hair
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Mittani, your pretty thin skinned latly huh?I only said I would rather hear about dust, a game that is relevent to eve, the only game this site covers that makes me want to visit this site, then alot of the other crap on this site. The other shit is not relevent to me. You want to pertend your site is more then it is, "try hard" to compete with massively perhaps(how did that lawsuit go by the way?).By the way please rage post more it looks good on you.
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There would be nothing wrong with microtransactions in Eve, per se. Their introduction back in Incarna was very botched in a variety of ways, not the least of which is that many of the original ones can hardly be called "micro". I'm of the opinion that additional cosmetic stuff, especially if it were not clothes and whatnot but rather paintjobs and decals for ones ship and things like that, would go over extremely well.
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I bought a PS3 just so I could play DUST. Now that I switched to using a mouse and keyboard, I am having a lot of fun with it.
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could you please at least one single time in your entire life look beyond your tiny little nose, will you? Maybe phrases like "people flock to FPS and play them competitively because its more or less a level playing field, dust is anything but that" may disappear. And maybe just maybe you can think of people actually like FPS but still dont fit in your blunt generalization.
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I'm not exactly sure how that was a rage post on Mittani's part. He just pointed out that it's his site, a popular one at that, and he'll do as he pleases with it.
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Nerd whiteknight incoming in three...... two......
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Whiteknight one
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Your mad about mittani's awesome hair aren't you .... don't lie, we know the truth
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Hmmm... "UMAD BRO?" post...... As I know Mittani hates old and uncreative meme posts this may not be up to standards when it comes to whiteknighting, but I'll give it to you anyways as it's your second attempt to whiteknight Mittani on this page.
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Been playing for a long while, now. Once the KB/M was added, my enjoyment and performance increased dramatically.
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Blacklight Retribution is a free to play Fps on pc that requires you to level and shit and looks amazing they have micro transactions and the game is great can anyone compare that to dust a little to see if i would be intrested?
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The faggotry is strong in this one. Posting "Do we care?" is akin to some dude going to a restaurant of a type he doesn't like in the first place and taking a dump on the floor. You sir, are a douche. :)
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Level playing field? CoD rewards those who have played longer, and the sheep are more than willing to shell out $60 a year to buy the same game all over again.
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RE: HB- explain how this is a "gud fight" that looks more like a statement to me.
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Do you like calling down orbital bombardment, and having said OB provided by players from another game?Do you want to develop your character to fulfill his role and to better use his equipment, and then branch out once you complete your specialisation?Do you like to roll over a tank that shoots railgun shells, or bust said tank in your heavy dropsuit, armed with heavy weapons to deliver the heavy firepower, supported by other dudes?No? This game is not for you.
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~moderated~
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Because the spawn dynamics are nothing to write home about.
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Irony of using "white night" meme noted.... well I guess its a lot like your mom. Its old and kinda ugly but fuck it, everyone else has done it, why not you
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You do know theres a filter on the right hand side that means you dont have to see the other 'crap' that isnt of interest to you?
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I just want to know who will be first against the wall at CPP when this abortion is decanted from the shit bucket that is Shanghai and dumped onto the Internet. I doubt even CCP can find more schmucks in Iceland to restructure debt with again.
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She got SICKBURNED by Sharon Osbourne. Or something.... PCHOOOOO
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One thing a lot of people don't necessarily realise is that because it will be on the same server as EVE, there won't be many additional costs for CCP in maintaining the game (apart from patches, balances and new content etc). Even if the average is like $5 per DUST player, CCP should still make a decent amount of additional income from dust, which in turn is good for EVE and any other game CCP make.I'm not saying it's going to be a huge success. I think DUST will do ok but nothing amazing or anything to write home about, but in terms of CCP's image and profitability, I think it will do just fine.I don't have a PS3 though and won't be buying one just to play it unless it gets shit-stompingly good reviews...
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Noting the irony of you using a irrelevant meme to describe a meme that is used to point our the irrelevance of your original post ....I have to say ... its fun watching the dog chase his tail

CCP has finally announced the shift of DUST 514 into Open Beta on January 22nd, meaning that the NDA will be dropped and that we can get some non-sanitized reportage of the game. This isn't a huge surprise, given that CCP recently moved DUST onto the Tranquility server; the full press release can be found here, but doesn't contain much besides the date.

DUST faces a number of hard questions in the market: is its status as F2P on the PS3 enough to make it a popular game? Does the link with EVE differentiate DUST enough from games like Planetside 2 to have a unique draw? Is it any good? We'll have full reviews and tire-kickings when Open Beta begins.

 

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