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|OT| Apex Legends |OT| Have you seen Titanfall 3?

Thing on a Spring

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Thanks, I didn't know that! 15 hours in and I didn't know to hold the damn space bar.

Got carried to silver this evening, even got a win though I did literally nothing and got respawned and revived. Lol I'm such a burden.
I can recommend watching videos of good players to help improve your game. Observe what they do, their movement, the weapons they choose, the paths they choose through the terrain, what items they hold at any given time, what they drop to make room for other items, where they engage from, when they choose to dip etc. All these little things come together.

I recommend Viss, he's a likable sort and when he breaks things down, he's succinct and easy to take in.
 

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I can recommend watching videos of good players to help improve your game. Observe what they do, their movement, the weapons they choose, the paths they choose through the terrain, what items they hold at any given time, what they drop to make room for other items, where they engage from, when they choose to dip etc. All these little things come together.

I recommend Viss, he's a likable sort and when he breaks things down, he's succinct and easy to take in.
This is perfect. You read my mind! I was going to ask for youtube recommendations on tutorial vids and helpful streams etc. One of my favourite things to do when I take up a game is to watch high level play and then try and incorporate some aspects into my game. Doesn't always go that well but the process is the fun part.
 

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Anyone else getting crashes now on pc after today's update? My game was fine but it's now locked up two games out of three today. Annoying as I actually got a kill in one game.
 
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Where's all the guns in duos? Just had a match where I survived for 10 mins and I couldn't find a weapon anywhere. Every building and crate I found had been looted.

Having no fun in the game today.
 
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Where's all the guns in duos? Just had a match where I survived for 10 mins and I couldn't find a weapon anywhere. Every building and crate I found had been looted.

Having no fun in the game today.
it happens, use jump towers and look for clues of looted zones (opened bins, doors, death crates, whatever)

get used to memorizing server drops, sky trails are your friend

eventually you'll become a psycho predator who kills to loot to kill
 
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Ok so it's crashing every game in ranked but it's in in duos? Is this the game or my PC? How do I even tell? It's really annoying. Anything I can do to troubleshoot?

Seriously on the verge of giving this game up. It's either a crash or a no gun death in five minutes. No fun either way. Used up an hour of my very limited game time and not sure I've enjoyed any of it. I don't see a path to get any better.

And again, a death in two minutes and now I'm bored watching to see if I get rezzed only to have no gun and die again. Wish I could just leave the match, think my 18 hours playing is mostly spectating my team when I'm dead.


... And we finished with a crash when searching for a match. And it's not just a crash to desktop but a hard lock when it's hold the power button down time. They are all crashes like that.

Not at all happy today. What a waste of time.
 
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Thing on a Spring

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Ok so it's crashing every game in ranked but it's in in duos? Is this the game or my PC? How do I even tell? It's really annoying. Anything I can do to troubleshoot?

Seriously on the verge of giving this game up. It's either a crash or a no gun death in five minutes. No fun either way. Used up an hour of my very limited game time and not sure I've enjoyed any of it. I don't see a path to get any better.

And again, a death in two minutes and now I'm bored watching to see if I get rezzed only to have no gun and die again. Wish I could just leave the match, think my 18 hours playing is mostly spectating my team when I'm dead.


... And we finished with a crash when searching for a match. And it's not just a crash to desktop but a hard lock when it's hold the power button down time. They are all crashes like that.

Not at all happy today. What a waste of time.
That sounds like a PC issue man. I've been on for the past few hours and no issues. I've had the game crash in the past but only back to the title screen, never a full lock. My brothers PC was hard locking on him during games, turned out the thermal paste on his AIO wasn't adequate.
 
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Twinguistics

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That sounds like a PC issue man. I've been on for the past few hours and no issues. I've had the game crash in the past but only back to the title screen, never a full lock. My brothers PC was hard locking on him during games, turned out the thermal paste on his AIO wasn't adequate.
Oh man, that's even worse. It's not getting too hot though I'm sure. It only hits about 70.

I've had full locks in other games not not not for a few weeks now. I never have crashes of any other sort, just full locks.

I can't fix this, I have no idea what I'm doing. Can't they just make stuff that works. Heaven knows, I paid enough for it. :(
 
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Oh man, that's even worse. It's not getting too hot though I'm sure. It only hits about 70.

I've had full locks in other games not not not for a few weeks now. I never have crashes of any other sort, just full locks.

I can't fix this, I have no idea what I'm doing. Can't they just make stuff that works. Heaven knows, I paid enough for it. :(
Wish I could be of more assistance but I'm a bit of a noob in PC land myself. There are quite a few very knowledgeable folk on here when it comes to this stuff, maybe start a thread and see if anyone can help out?
 

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Wish I could be of more assistance but I'm a bit of a noob in PC land myself. There are quite a few very knowledgeable folk on here when it comes to this stuff, maybe start a thread and see if anyone can help out?
I had a thread about getting my new pc and people were helpful but when it locked the first time a few weeks ago I asked and no one helped :(
 
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Is this an accurate list of the best weapons?


Havoc is listed as C-tier. I once saw a near 4000 damage solo run and I may not remember this correctly but I think he was using a Havoc. It was after me and another squad player died early on, the last one turned out to be a fucking terminator and just destroyed everybody.
 
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Tesseract

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toking, looking at data tables

current feeling -->

gold knockdown shields are too slow, should be 2x maybe even 3x faster

crawl speed should be faster

need some kinda zip speed booster

more npcs, let the prowlers roam free

jetpacks

rockets

titans

loot tetris with grenades is getting old, put a belt in the game
 
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Isn't the thing with Assault characters being able to carry more grenades happening though? Like how Lifeline gets the bin bonus.

Jetpacks won't happen because Valk is definitely in the works from data mining leaks.

Crawl speed should be a bit faster though but that means Rev would have to get a buff for it also otherwise it's useless.

The rest though IDK I can't see them putting Titans in this ever.


Got that Pioneer reskin even though I don't use the Kraber incase I miss a shot.
 
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Twinguistics

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Decided to not jump into ranked and just go casual trios and I'm doing much better. I think I'd just been carried to a rank too high for me (silver lol) and so I'll leave that for a while and just grind out some practise. Getting many more knocks and a few kills too. Watching Viss helped too, man those Viss teach vids were great. Tesseract, you should do one (dunno if you stream).
 

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Decided to not jump into ranked and just go casual trios and I'm doing much better. I think I'd just been carried to a rank too high for me (silver lol) and so I'll leave that for a while and just grind out some practise. Getting many more knocks and a few kills too. Watching Viss helped too, man those Viss teach vids were great. Tesseract, you should do one (dunno if you stream).
i want to, also gotta process a fuckton of videos to youtube

kinda just wanna get through s04 tho, stuck in masters randoms hell
 
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Still seems to be down. Shame as I wanted to use Apex as a means to test my new cooling pad. I know what I was getting before and so it'll be like for like.
 
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Still seems to be down. Shame as I wanted to use Apex as a means to test my new cooling pad. I know what I was getting before and so it'll be like for like.
This is going to sound dumb but I'm glad you are enjoying my favorite game. I remember your thread about this being your first non-Nintendo system and I guess I just assumed that something like Apex Legends would do little for you. Shooter games whether it's going on a killstreak or being the last of the few to survive always gives me a rush, but I think what I like about Apex is the teamwork within the mix where every character brings something to the table and whether your team comes together gracefully at the end or you clutch it up and kill the last person on the other team... I guess it's these moments I don't really get with other games today that keeps me coming back.
 

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This is going to sound dumb but I'm glad you are enjoying my favorite game. I remember your thread about this being your first non-Nintendo system and I guess I just assumed that something like Apex Legends would do little for you. Shooter games whether it's going on a killstreak or being the last of the few to survive always gives me a rush, but I think what I like about Apex is the teamwork within the mix where every character brings something to the table and whether your team comes together gracefully at the end or you clutch it up and kill the last person on the other team... I guess it's these moments I don't really get with other games today that keeps me coming back.
No, not dumb. Part of me getting a pc was to learn KB&M for shooters and I'm loving it. It's just so much more satisfying to aim with.

Out of the six or so games I've got with my pc, Apex is the clear winner at the moment. It's just so good in every way and I can't stop playing even though I suck. I had a 3 hour session the other night just in quick play and I never do that.
 
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It's just so good in every way and I can't stop playing even though I suck.
I deleted and re-downloaded the game 3 times. Every time I think I've had enough of this game, dying 2 minutes in, jumping in with just one teammate (why the fuck does the game do that), having teammates quitting or going solo or spend their time looting everything except my fucking banner and on and on... It's infuriation and I think part of the problem is that it's like gambling, you just can't help thinking one more roll of the dice...

Now if you're good at this game, and have low ping, you're going to have a great time. After 325 games, my status advanced from beginner to permanent beginner. But it's so much fucking fun when it works (for me). I deleted yesterday and today downloaded it again and my first game back in was one of my best. I died when I made a stupid decision to go after a squad by myself, though I thought my teammates were right behind me as we pinged them. They weren't. The enemy was hiding in a trailer, I threw in a grenade and they came out and killed me lol. I should have crouched on the door after throwing it.

The best game I played were as lifeline, but now I'm trying bangalore. The consensus is that lifeline is best for beginners but I'm loving bangalore's smoke ability - as a permanent beginner there's nothing better than being able to hide in smoke. Hide to heal, to conceal yourself when under attack, or when attacking across big open space so you can move without being shot at.
 
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This is going to sound dumb but I'm glad you are enjoying my favorite game. I remember your thread about this being your first non-Nintendo system and I guess I just assumed that something like Apex Legends would do little for you. Shooter games whether it's going on a killstreak or being the last of the few to survive always gives me a rush, but I think what I like about Apex is the teamwork within the mix where every character brings something to the table and whether your team comes together gracefully at the end or you clutch it up and kill the last person on the other team... I guess it's these moments I don't really get with other games today that keeps me coming back.
it's beautiful when everything works, narratives emerge with the speed of falling stars
 
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i play so much better when i warm up in the firing range

old man problems (34yo)?

fml
I go to the firing range for about 5 minutes before I play, it helps massively because it's not like CoD where you spawn to an enemy every time to dial your shots in :messenger_tears_of_joy:
 
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i play so much better when i warm up in the firing range

old man problems (34yo)?

fml
I need to do this. Had a break for a couple of weeks and it’s like my old man muscle memory has failed me - I struggled to get kills when I had a few games at the weekend. Shocking.
 
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Tesseract

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3 win streak in ranked randoms right now, not an easy feat at the higher end of masters

pred prolly not happening this season, my premade disbanded (on friendly terms) after i got injured

they made it to pred tho, it's nice watching flowers bloom in the dark

 
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Okay so... Let's say... Titanfall 3 set AFTER Apex Legends maybe 20/30 years later. Apex runs along it and as the game progresses things they've put into place in Titanfall 3 slowly appear in Apex along with things that Titanfall won't have. Yeah or nah?
 
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