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    Escape from Tarkov: Here we go again?

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    Banicks SSGT
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    I know, I know. Really, I do. The market is flooded with shitty survival games as it is, high on promises, low on delivery, and the vey last thing we can trust are the promises of Russian developers *cough*SirgayTitov*cough*, but, have a watch, and see if you get just a little bit excited.

    Yea, it looks fucking stunning, but bear in mind it is pre-alpha, and no doubt scripted to the shit house inside a an area smaller than a CoD map. I can't but be reminded of games like STALKER and Metro 2033. These little gems of Soviet creation, gems that shined in the rough because their developers had a love and dedication to creating it. They lasted through sequels and modifications years later. Just what if, this could be the STALKER online to silence all wana-be-devhacks that never deliver? Could this be the start of great things, or another great con for the western masses, and eastern ones to boot.

    They've begun a fortnightly developer diary, and yes, it does contain the typical rhetoric of developers and their propaganda towards making the game all it can be, the love of the game, yada yada. But when you look at their team, of what, 5 guys, can they deliver on these promises of playable alpha within this year? Better yet, could we see a functional beta by 2017?

    Are we seeing an actual representation of gameplay, or merely a Alien Colonial Marine, bait and switch graphical tactic? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3z2qVebxlUo

    Wetting your appetite, have a read of what they plan to do through the FAQs, and so far, the English section of the forums receives replies quite often.

    http://forum.escapefromtarkov.com/forum/42-frequently-asked-questions/

    So, too early, or go in at the deep end. For me, I'm sorely tempted to delve into it, but fuck me if I ain't shy after being bitten more than twice. *looks at WarZ, DayZ, so on*
    I'm beginning to get more grey hairs than frags these days.
    Posted Apr 2, 16 · OP
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    Ditto, seen this a while back last year and it looks nice. Like WarZ if it reached its end goal which makes me hesitate.

    Not gonna buy on release but open to hearing reviews and feedback
    Posted Apr 2, 16
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    For those game enough
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    • Digital copy of the game
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    • When you place a pre-order you automatically agree to Terms Of Service.
    • USD44.99 PRE-ORDER

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    • Early unlock of your digital copy (early access)
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    • Early unlock of your digital copy (early access)
    • Guaranteed access to closed beta
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    Posted Apr 2, 16 · Last edited Apr 2, 16 by Smiff
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    Banicks SSGT
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    Make sure you have a good read before pre-ordering, especially the FAQs. My foremost concern (beside a possibility of a con) is server location which is going to play a large part in gunplay.
    I'm beginning to get more grey hairs than frags these days.
    Posted Apr 2, 16 · OP
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    Dracael SSGT
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    You lost me at 'Sir Gay'.
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    Posted Apr 2, 16
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    Banicks SSGT
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    @Dracael. Fair enough mate.

    Additionally, made a thread regarding server concerns and found out about region locking game purchases. Hoping to get official response.
    I'm beginning to get more grey hairs than frags these days.
    Posted Apr 2, 16 · OP · Last edited Apr 2, 16 by Banicks
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    When you place a pre-order you automatically agree to Terms Of Service.

    Nope.
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    Posted Apr 2, 16 · Last edited Apr 2, 16 by Crab
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    Oh durp. http://forum.escapefromtarkov.com/topic/3043-clarification-on-servers/#comment-97241
    I'm beginning to get more grey hairs than frags these days.
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    Hmm, I am a little intrigued now.
    @Banicks, I'm following your thread and am looking forward to reading what "Developer Claus" has to say on the questions you have bought up.

    It looks like a good game, just have to wait for some more info for the Aussies first before I buy in...
    Posted Apr 2, 16
    Banicks SSGT
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    @Iron

    Received an unofficial confirmation that servers will be hive based, thus, Battlestate would need to buy onshore servers within Australia. Highly doubt that will happen. Still pushing for an official response.
    I'm beginning to get more grey hairs than frags these days.
    Posted Apr 4, 16 · OP
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