XCOM Enemy Unknown [Oct 2012]

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  1. Monde

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    Will start the Pre-Loading when I get home. SOOOO EXCITED.
     
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    astrospud Sandpit Raker for Toy Box Captain

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    Now, that is cool.
     
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    ReaperSmurf ARMA Captain

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    Indeed. I was going to do that too, but hit the usual "Order is NOT complete" issues. Once I got the usual cut-and-paste response from support, about not accessing the site via a hotspot, I gave up and bought from Steam.

    I wish GMG would get their act togeather with US based payment options! :mad:
     
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  6. hastarin

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    Sorry to hear that. I haven't had an issue using my credit card from Australia.

    Thanks checking them, and Spotflux, out now. ;)
     
  7. Battle Pope

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    Played about 1/2 an hour last night (VPN).

    The first mission is the demo over again so if you played that you could easily skip that part unless you want a refresher. The second mission starts off like the first (I got different team members - no sniper) but about 1/2 way through you take full control with little or no advice fronm central control.

    Hopefully tonight I'll get a chance to really put some decent time in but I've already got one team member with 6 kills in 2 missons that I don't want to risk :)
     
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    Spectre8 Retired Administrator

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    So when does it go live for Aus people?? (VPN excluded)

    Keen as.
     
  9. Battle Pope

    Battle Pope Well-Known Member

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    Friday I think.
     
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    although much of the time i complain about residing temporarily in the US, occasionally i'm able to find something that makes it worthwhile for a few days. for everyone else made to wait to play XCOM, apologies for the unnecessary delay (inexcusable, really).

    i will say you will likely NOT be dissapointed :) 2012-10-09_00031.jpg
     
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    Just checked the Steam stats and XCom is the 4th most played game atm:

    106,831 Dota 2
    55,582 Borderlands 2
    60,825 Team Fortress 2
    31,953 XCom-Enemy-Unknown

    Steam: Game and Player Statistics
     
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    :( still waiting for mine to move from Pre-Loading to playing.
     
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    Well I preloaded mine the other day... but still have to wait for Friday to play... CANT WAIT! :p
     
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    It's Friday... and I can't play it yet. Steam/2K studios haven't realised it's Friday. Noobs.
     
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    During my search for an actual release date, I found this very nifty Easter Egg.
     
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    Available: 12 October 2012

    This game will unlock in approximately 2 hours (i.e. 10:00am EADT)

    But I'll be at work in 2 hours. This is a first-world problem of enormous proportions... a bit like a piece of my anatomy... tee hee.
     
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    Also there is going to be another 2GB download before you can play... CANT WAIT!

    http://store.steampowered.com/news/9067/

    XCOM: Enemy Unknown patch notes for 10/11/12
    Hi all,
    we wanted to let you know the details for the PC update for XCOM: Enemy Unknown that went live today (10/11/12). I've included the notes on this patch below:
    - Various visibility/hiding optimizations
    - Multiplayer text chat support (press J to activate)
    - Mouse button 4/5 will switch soldiers in the Barracks
    - ESC hides the movement grid, if you do not want to commit to a move while it is activated
    - Squad Sight ability optimization
    - Fixed issue when equipping two grenades with Deep Pockets.
    - Fixed Rapid Fire sometimes consuming too much ammo.
    - SHIVs that are damaged will no longer become unusable.
    - Fixed some hangs/soft crashes in tactical combat.
    - Replaced software cursor with the operating system cursor to reduce lag and – framerate dependence.
    - Fixed rendering bug which causes some soldier’s hair to appear as if it is rendering on top of environment fog.
    - 1080p movies are now used at all times on the PC.
     
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    Ordered my disc copy today, should arrive Monday. At least that way I won't (again) break my monthly data allowance...

    :D S
     
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    1.8 Gb patch today broke the game, now it wont even load.

    /sigh.

    Edit: Verify Files fixed it.
     
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