Arms Page 2

  • neilka 27 Apr 2017 19:05:31 22,645 posts
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    Switch024 wrote:
    @rice_sandwich There are two Arms threads. This is the best.
    +1
  • rice_sandwich 27 Apr 2017 19:07:36 5,607 posts
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    @Switch024

    So there is. My mistake.
  • dadrester 27 Apr 2017 19:10:27 2,555 posts
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    neilka wrote:
    Switch024 wrote:
    @rice_sandwich There are two Arms threads. This is the best.
    +1
    I think having 2 threads is pretty... 'armless
  • Ror 28 Apr 2017 15:07:12 18,808 posts
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    This new Arms character looks horrendous.

  • samuraishep 28 Apr 2017 16:21:47 22 posts
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    Looks like that crap Robin Williams film "Flubber" but with more punching.
  • Daeltaja 2 May 2017 19:37:18 1,722 posts
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    Omg I can already see myself getting trolled by him and rage quitting.
  • binky Moderator 27 May 2017 01:07:46 10,969 posts
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    Beta up now I believe.
  • Deleted user 27 May 2017 01:45:24
    Playing now. Taking a bit of getting used to but matchmaking is really quick and seamless so far.
  • voden 27 May 2017 02:00:47 747 posts
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    Not feeling this at all sadly. I was bored with it after 15 minutes. I guess my switch sleeps untill Splatoon comes out.
  • brigadier 27 May 2017 02:23:11 1,036 posts
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    At first I couldn't connect at all. Undocked my Switch and customarily planted it in tabletop mode right on my router. Then it worked. 30 minutes of playing... I was sort of done. I mean, it was fine, but just not my kind of game.
  • Deleted user 27 May 2017 08:42:16
    Sadly after really looking forward to this for ages I really couldn't get on with the controls at all.

    They just seemed so vague to me after hearing how precise they were. Holding the joycons in the thumbs up position just felt unnatural.

    I'll give it another go if I can whilst sober but not a great first impression.
  • Daz190uk 27 May 2017 08:50:23 379 posts
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    Not exactly reams of glowing reviews here - let's see what people think after a second try today in more normal, less beer induced, hours.

    I'm not going to get to try it until tomorrow but I was really looking forward to this.
  • Devilligan 27 May 2017 08:57:46 600 posts
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    @Daz190uk

    I wouldn't worry too much. Jivehound's default mode seems to be whining about everything.
  • DangerousDave_87 27 May 2017 09:10:10 6,310 posts
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    Remember there are multiple control options. Playing with motion control is meant to be half the appeal, but there are alternatives!

    Edited by DangerousDave_87 at 09:22:38 27-05-2017
  • Daz190uk 27 May 2017 09:10:17 379 posts
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    Devilligan wrote:
    @Daz190uk

    I wouldn't worry too much. Jivehound's default mode seems to be whining about everything.
    Not from my experience but each to their own.
  • UncleLou Moderator 27 May 2017 09:15:54 40,158 posts
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    Wait, this only works at specific times, not the whole week-end?

    How inconvenient.
  • rice_sandwich 27 May 2017 09:18:43 5,607 posts
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    It's a server stress test so I guess they're looking to concentrate the player load over short periods of time to see how the infrastructure holds up.
  • Deleted user 27 May 2017 09:21:51
    Devilligan wrote:
    @Daz190uk

    I wouldn't worry too much. Jivehound's default mode seems to be whining about everything.
    And you are?
  • Deleted user 27 May 2017 09:25:26
    Daz190uk wrote:
    Not exactly reams of glowing reviews here - let's see what people think after a second try today in more normal, less beer induced, hours.

    I'm not going to get to try it until tomorrow but I was really looking forward to this.
    It was really late and I was just about to go to bed so possibly not the ideal time to try to learn it so take my opinion with a pinch of salt. It may just take some getting used to.

    I hope so anyway, I really want this to be good.
  • mikew1985 27 May 2017 09:25:46 14,611 posts
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    Utterly bizarre comment, not something I'd ever levy at you jive.
  • Deleted user 27 May 2017 09:27:10
    mikew1985 wrote:
    Utterly bizarre comment, not something I'd ever levy at you jive.
    Que?

    Now what have I done?

    Edit: Or was that aimed at Deviligan?

    Edited by JiveHound at 09:29:25 27-05-2017
  • LittleSparra 27 May 2017 09:29:14 7,926 posts
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    He meant the other chap's comment that you grumble too much, i believe.

    Edited by LittleSparra at 09:29:22 27-05-2017
  • Deleted user 27 May 2017 09:30:46
    LittleSparra wrote:
    He meant the other chap's comment that you grumble too much, i believe.
    Ah.

    Yeah, he accused me of whining for criticising the Overwatch Anniversary event on the front page a few days ago. Seems like he's creating a narrative.

    I do like a good moan to be fair.

    Edited by JiveHound at 09:31:51 27-05-2017
  • DangerousDave_87 27 May 2017 12:59:23 6,310 posts
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    Right! I'm ready for this! I'm using the Joy Con Straps for the first time since playing Snipperclips. They seem to click into place easier than I remember, but I wonder if they'll get stuck on again.
  • Toaster05 27 May 2017 13:12:24 2,205 posts
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    Had one quick go (I won) seems ok. I'll keep my preorder as I got it for a great price.

    Not sure if it's for me on the long run but fun enough. Controls seemed good.
  • rice_sandwich 27 May 2017 13:14:45 5,607 posts
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    I really dislike the volleyball game. 1v1 is pretty fun and 2v2 was less fun but I guess that's because people don't know what they're doing. Moving and rotating seems a little bit awkward but the motion controls do work well all things considered.

    Edited by rice_sandwich at 13:29:52 27-05-2017
  • grassyknoll 27 May 2017 13:25:15 703 posts
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    rice_sandwich wrote:
    I really dislike the volleyball game.
    It's absolutely awful.
  • voden 27 May 2017 13:31:17 747 posts
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    Tried again for another 20 minutes. It's not for me at all. I do good enough but I just find it very shallow, I struggle to see the value.
  • DangerousDave_87 27 May 2017 13:34:33 6,310 posts
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    I just had a draw on the Volleyball mode as the ball failed to load. :/

    I've also had a game where I was unable to do damage to the opponent at all.
  • rice_sandwich 27 May 2017 13:37:25 5,607 posts
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    I thought that the mummy character seems really strong but I've had success and failure with every character I've tried so far. It's a buy for me. Should be good against EG friends.
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