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KOTAKU'D! - How to stop getting "Timeout" in Street Fighter II' Hyper Fighting (XBLA)


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#1 Mookyjooky

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 05:04 AM

I was playing Street Fighter II earlier tonight and I was getting Timeouts, after timeouts after timeouts...

Except this one time, I pressed the "Center Button" (What ever that "X" button is actually called) after it found someone in Quick Match ranked and for the first time in 9-10 timeouts it connected... I tried to quick match afterwards, and got timeouts constantly again...

Then I wondered if I hit the center button, if it would connect again, and sure enough... it did.

So I played 10 games in a row and not once did it timeout... this is how I did it. Maybe this works for everyone, but it seems to work for me.

So click on quick match, and when it finds a person and starts the 5 sec timer, click the center button. Then hit the center button again when the character select screen pops up. Easy as pie, and I did it 10 times in a row without getting a timeout.

Hope it works for you. (Since other people are having great success too, I changed the title to take out "Possible")

#2 shipwreck

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 05:39 AM

Holy crap, this is actually working for me as well.
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#3 Mookyjooky

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 05:42 AM

I'm sure this would of gotten more hits if it wasnt almost 2am... =)

#4 A Happy Panda

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 06:07 AM

Played about 15 games. Have yet to get a timeout.

#5 darkrage

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 06:09 AM

Good God IT WORKS!!!!!

Now I can get my ass beat by Ken 100 times more often!
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#6 RelentlessRolento

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 06:16 AM

an easyer remedy is to just create a game. Created games will never net you a drop guaranteed.

#7 OGHowie

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 06:28 AM

I've played over 50 matches and have never had a time out. However, I could've sworn one time this fool was using standy on me. Everything was in super slow mo but the fool was still able to do all his moves when I was the one hosting?!?

#8 shipwreck

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 06:29 AM

an easyer remedy is to just create a game. Created games will never net you a drop guaranteed.


But if we didn't use this trick, we'd never get in to play your created games. :)
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#9 Mookyjooky

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 12:26 PM

Good to hear people are having success.

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 03:32 PM

an easyer remedy is to just create a game. Created games will never net you a drop guaranteed.

i second this. i also turn off voice support and have no lag or drop outs.

#11 KaneRobot

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 04:08 PM

If this solution does work every time (as it seems to be) I'd certainly hope a patch is on the way. I don't see how it couldn't be fixed if this is all you need to do.

Thanks for the info, I will try this tonight.
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Posted 04 August 2006 - 05:24 PM

Didn't work every time for me, however it did allow me to connect to a few people that I previously couldn't.

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 06:32 PM

I have to try this, I miss getting my ass kicked online :cry:

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 06:42 PM

Good job Mook.

http://kotaku.com/ga...outs-192151.php
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Posted 04 August 2006 - 07:19 PM

http://kotaku.com/ga...outs-192151.php

Mookyjooky's Cheapassgamer? hahaha

#16 Mookyjooky

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 07:20 PM

Mookyjooky's Cheapassgamer? hahaha


Yeah, whats up with that?

#17 KaneRobot

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 07:25 PM

^^ I don't know. I made a mention of it in the comments there.

Either that, or Mook staged a hostile takeover and Cheapy is in some dark basement right now, chained to a water pipe.
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#18 Mookyjooky

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 07:27 PM

^^ I don't know. I made a mention of it in the comments there.

Either that, or Mook staged a hostile takeover and Cheapy is in some dark basement right now, chained to a water pipe.


Shhhh... he's just sleeping. And he likes the moisture.

#19 RelentlessRolento

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 07:38 PM

just a note: I think the center X button is actually called the "Guide" button, though it really dosn't matter.

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 08:28 PM

just a note: I think the center X button is actually called the "Guide" button, though it really dosn't matter.


It's indeed called the "Xbox Guide" Button.

#21 rabbitt

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 08:39 PM

Sweet. We're famous. I'll have to try this trick later. Thanks Mooky.

#22 ryanbph

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 08:44 PM

good work op

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#23 mykevermin

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 08:54 PM

Doesn't work for me.
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#24 Antiques Roadshow

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Posted 04 August 2006 - 08:56 PM

Doesn't work for me, either.

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Posted 10 August 2006 - 05:01 AM

i think it's placebo...it's just that the game lets multiple people connect to one guy at a time. instead of closing the door after one person connects, it shuts people out after they connect.

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Posted 10 August 2006 - 09:55 AM

It seems to me that the Kotaku guy meant to write "Cheapassgamer's MookyJooky" and his brain went blargh die.
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