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What multiplayer games would you play?
« on: August 25, 2015, 02:05:31 am »
I had this idea since a while for CodeWalrus, but I never really had the time or a good computer/Internet connection to do that, now I have some, I'll ask you guys, what multiplayer game would you play? It should be a game that should play over the internet, that can allow a private server software to be installed, or at least creation of a dedicated group or games. (MMOs also count :P) Also when you'd be available in a week?

Every once in a while, there will be events where we all contest each other in a game, could be the same one each time or not. There will be (non-monetary) prizes and lots of fun! The goal here is to give some way to relax once in a while with other CW members and to keep members interested. So, whatcha think? I'll give you a few days to think about it, while I'll be busy with life some more. :P


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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2015, 04:36:50 am »
Sounds like fun! I'd definitely play minecraft, or some variant of it, or LoL, or Dota 2!
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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2015, 06:12:46 am »
Starcraft 1 and 2 or Warcraft III would be fun. If enough people had a Wii U we could have tried SSB4 tournaments as well. I also played Halo quite a bit in the past on Xbox Live

It doesn't really have to be a contest, though. It could just be to plan some games together and have fun.
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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2015, 06:18:16 am »
Oh, yeah, and the game should probably free. I know I can't buy any games. (saving for some things)
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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2015, 06:32:38 am »
Starcraft II has a free version that lets you play multiplayer custom games, but you can only use Terran race. It's called Starcraft II Starter Edition (available on Battle.net)

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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2015, 01:59:12 pm »
If enough people had a Wii U we could have tried SSB4 tournaments as well. I also played Halo quite a bit in the past on Xbox Live

We should keep it PC :P

But yeah, minecraft definitely, but with some modpack (not too heavy though) because vanilla minecraft gets boring very soon.
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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2015, 02:13:47 pm »
But yeah, minecraft definitely, but with some modpack (not too heavy though) because vanilla minecraft gets boring very soon.
Agree. I don't think experience with setting up Minecraft servers lacks here, I'll make sure of that.

Oh, yeah, and the game should probably free. I know I can't buy any games. (saving for some things)
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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2015, 02:23:13 pm »
The fact that all authentication is dropped might be quite the downside, though.

As long the IP isn't share publicy, I guess it is fine. There is plugins who can resolve this too.

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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2015, 05:58:40 pm »
Minecraft with modpacks would be nice as long as it's not too many.
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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2015, 06:09:31 pm »
I would totally play Splatoon in Minecraft.
I tried it on a "random" server once, but it was annoying because people kept coming in and out, we were either more than 8 or less but never 8, and it lacked that atmosphere there is when you play with friends (or at least people you know).

No idea when I'm available though (not that I'm not, just that I don't know when).

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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2015, 10:41:20 pm »
Ideally, the server should be made private so we can't see it in any public listing other than on the forums here.

Otherwise, we can easily alternate between different games, so if a particular user don't own the game this time, the next time it'll most likely be a free game or one they own.
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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2015, 01:41:21 am »
I would totally play Splatoon in Minecraft.
I tried it on a "random" server once, but it was annoying because people kept coming in and out, we were either more than 8 or less but never 8, and it lacked that atmosphere there is when you play with friends (or at least people you know).

No idea when I'm available though (not that I'm not, just that I don't know when).
That's a problem with Starcraft II. At the start of every game there is always 1 or 2 people lagging out or leaving on their own >.<


By the way, Omnimaga had a few Starcraft tournaments in the past. Most notably the 2010 or 2011 one where four people did a round robin against each others. The replays are still available on Omni I think. A 2007 tournament was also attempted but it was scrapped after I lost Internet access.
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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2015, 02:25:41 am »
I don't really play Starcraft, but I could probably organise such tournaments.

Anyway, if something happens, it's not before I finish moving. Definitely around next week this time.
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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2015, 02:51:50 am »
If the game is maxed out at 5 players, we could always use Hamachi...
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Re: What multiplayer games would you play?
« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2015, 05:05:01 pm »
The problem with Hamachi is that it doesn't work that great over long distances. I once tried to play Starcraft Brood War (which had a LAN multiplayer option) with Hamachi against someone who lived 2K miles away and the lag was just unbearable. Unless that got fixed?
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