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Worms: THE THREAD - Worms 2: Armageddon out now


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#61 mguiddy

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 08:55 PM

Actually... I thought Voice Chat on PS3 was a "per app" thing... as in it's the opposite of the *cough*360*cough* where it's part of the OS...

#62 metaly

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 09:08 PM

Argh I just wrote a huge response to the Facebook thread and then it wouldn't let me submit it because I wasn't logged in, and then when I logged in and hit back it erased my response because it's all goddamn AJAX. Fuck!!

Must calm my VOIP/Facebook-induced rage.

#63 freakyzeeky

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 11:09 PM

For reals? That sucks man! :(

Booooo! >:(

#64 Sinistar

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Posted 05 April 2009 - 12:58 AM

"hardcore PC worms player" <----- Are there seriously people out there like this?



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#65 x3x1x

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Posted 05 April 2009 - 03:44 AM

That facebook is SOO getting spammed.

#66 mguiddy

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 07:43 AM

Ahhh... I'm going through withdrawal!

Need... multiplayer... worms...

#67 metaly

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 08:01 AM

I hear they're releasing a patch that will reduce the maximum number of players online to one because of bandwidth restrictions. We should probably get another 4P game going before that happens.

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 10:29 AM

I do love worms.. add me to the list I will buy it

#69 freakyzeeky

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 04:38 PM

I'm up for another 4P worms game... what time do you guys want kill each other off? ;)

#70 mguiddy

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 05:01 PM

After seeing what metaly wrote on my Playfire I'm itching to give him a bazooka to the face. :twisted:

#71 freakyzeeky

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 05:12 PM

Yeah, good times... :lol:

#72 smiggity

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 05:17 PM

Im still pissed off and boycotting this crock of shite

#73 freakyzeeky

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 05:23 PM

But Smog... you already bought it. :error:
The best thing we can keep doing is spamming their facebook, and letting it be known that this is unacceptable. [-(

#74 metaly

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 05:35 PM

They suck for apparently not knowing how to code VOIP, but we should still play it! And yeah I need to get my Facebook message back.

I'd be up for a game after I'm done with SOCOM tonight.

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 05:51 PM

Hey, i love your Worm games. I just got the PSN Worms game and online only two people can talk at a time. If you have 3 people one is only able to listen and randomly it changes who can talk. I figure that you guys have already heard this complaint but I would like to know what is going on and if you guys plan to fix the problem.

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Steven, yeah this is being looked into right now.


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#76 smiggity

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 05:58 PM

Oh man everyone on there is complaining about the VOIP and they continue with the BS

Kyle/Ifran:

Originally we did have 4 player voice chat, with no problems from a programmatical POV. Unfortunately it was found in testing that users with little to no bandwidth (due to poor connections, throttling, a low speed connections (512kb etc)) were having their games time out / drop out. Such drop outs could result in sony submission issues that had the potential for the game to be not be given its all clear for release. The problem arises because we dont have much control of the voice chat once its been initiated as its one of things that handled internally by the Playstation 3 operating system. It takes up alot of bandwidth (as does our game at times) and as a result the game sometimes times out or loses a connection. Therefore we were faced with the 3 options of:

1: keep as is and have many lower spec'ed broadband connections drop out mid game ruining it for all players.. Not to mention the potential for sony submission failure.
2: Take out all voice chat..
3: Allow for up to two users to have voice chat enabled - which of course we decided on.

I hope that clears it up a bit.. I know in a perfect world we would could all have 4 player VC (or video screens with webcams etc). With later updates of PS3 SDKs we may be able to revisit the issue with a patch.

Anyhoo, until then enjoy, and im glad you are all liking it so far..

cheers again

#77 metaly

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 06:13 PM

Someday someone will make a game that has 4 player VOIP. Some day!

#78 jamezuva

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 06:24 PM

I'm up for Worms games....used to be Worms Armageddon player on PC

#79 QiG

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 06:24 PM

Such drop outs could result in sony submission issues that had the potential for the game to be not be given its all clear for release.


1: .... Not to mention the potential for sony submission failure.


Aka.. release now, polish later
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#80 x3x1x

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 07:37 PM

Someday someone will make a game that has 4 player VOIP. Some day!


I heard that GTA5 is supposed to have 4p VOIP, but that feature is 360 exclusive DLC.


It looks like they may have taken down the discussion topics on their facebook. I posted a message there last week, but looking at their page I can't find the section anymore.

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#81 smiggity

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 09:48 PM

I was just there today. Should be up. Dont really want to curse them out since I have to use my real name and whatnot.

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 10:06 PM

Weird, I used the history on my computer earlier and it said there were no discussions on their page, but just used the link in your post a couple above this one and it works.

#83 metaly

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 08:21 PM

I heard there will be some Worms action tonight.

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 08:26 PM

You have? I'd like to see some Worms action too... It's been awhile. :-&#092;"

#85 x3x1x

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 08:45 PM

DAMNIT, I'm at home for the weekend. I guess my Worms action will be relegated to Open Warfare 2 on the psp.

#86 metaly

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 08:51 PM

You have? I'd like to see some Worms action too... It's been awhile. :-&#092;"


A while, like almost 24 hours? You were just playing it last night. :lol:

DAMNIT, I'm at home for the weekend. I guess my Worms action will be relegated to Open Warfare 2 on the psp.


Doesn't the PSP version have online? How well does that work?

#87 freakyzeeky

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 08:54 PM

A while, like almost 24 hours? You were just playing it last night. :lol:


Somewhat... Actually DD and I were just trophy whorin' it up, as expected. As of last night, I have all the Worms trophies. ;)

#88 mguiddy

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 10:20 PM

Whorin' and epic failin'.

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 10:34 PM

Whorin' and epic failin'.

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Yeah, that last game was one of the biggest fails of the year for me... I couldn't help but laugh at what happened. :applause:

#90 smiggity

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 01:22 AM

I heard Team 17 is filing for bankruptcy since they cant figure out how to program 4person VOIP