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Author Topic: Paladins (poor man's Overwatch), anyone playing?  (Read 199 times)

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Paladins (poor man's Overwatch), anyone playing?
« on: June 04, 2017, 04:05:22 am »
Ok I know Paladins is a bit Pay-to-win in terms of model since it's free to play and currently in beta, but I was curious if anyone was playing? I kinda like it so far, despite some of its limitations (especially social-wise, such as how private chat windows get closed (and their content lost) once you get in the game lobby) and level requirements for some modes. Games can get pretty intense XD. I mostly play as Cassie and to a lesser extent Pip (I usually prefer long range characters, but when I am healer I use Pip)
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Re: Paladins (poor man's Overwatch), anyone playing?
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2017, 06:01:41 am »
Oh, hmm... I know their launcher is annoying (from the 3 times I have played it, but I may try in play again...)
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Re: Paladins (poor man's Overwatch), anyone playing?
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2017, 07:40:20 am »
Eh, not a fan of these stuff...
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Re: Paladins (poor man's Overwatch), anyone playing?
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2017, 09:37:52 am »
Yeah I played it for over 100 hours but then I got overwatch and lost interest <_<
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Re: Paladins (poor man's Overwatch), anyone playing?
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2017, 02:18:08 pm »
Overwatch is overpriced tho, especially on consoles. I know I got the PC versionfor free, but there's no way a game from 1 year ago should cost $79.99 <_<
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Re: Paladins (poor man's Overwatch), anyone playing?
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2017, 10:04:42 pm »
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Re: Paladins (poor man's Overwatch), anyone playing?
« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2017, 12:48:22 am »
Oh, hmm... I know their launcher is annoying (from the 3 times I have played it, but I may try in play again...)
It is. First of all, I tried registering with Google. It ate my account. Later, I discovered they changed my username to U299292883e9 or something, which is why my in-game username didn't work when trying to login. I decided to retry making an account again without FB/Google/whatever was available. It worked at first, but after 1 game or so the game stopped working. Now it works fine but there are occasional connection glitches forcing some players to restart the game. But hey, it's a beta lol, so I guess that'S to be expected.
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Starcraft Battlechest is only $30 with all expansions despite the last expansion coming out about 2 years ago for $60, though. :P

On a side note Papladins seems less demanding on system resources, especially graphics. It uses a lot of CPU for me but I can play at much higher 3D resolution than Overwatch at 60 FPS, while in overwatch my 3D res is set to 30% of my 1080p resolution and runs at 30 FPS.

EDIT: OMG I get 30 ish FPS with everything maxed out at 1080p on this old thing. The game doesn't look as great as Overwatch but it still looks good by itself.
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