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Operation Flashpoint?

Old 04-25-03, 01:05 AM
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Operation Flashpoint?

What is it? Has anyone played it? And would you recomend it?

Basically all the usual questions....
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Old 04-25-03, 06:22 AM
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I have it - it's flawed, but innovative in many ways. It's been awhile since I played it, but I know it's certainly worth a bargain price (under 20 bucks). It's a tactical shooter like Ghost Recon. The graphics are good, but might be starting to show signs of aging. I can't remember what the flaws were - check reviews cuz I'm sure they point them out.
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Old 04-25-03, 06:42 AM
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I agree with Trigger on this one. Cool in that you can pick up basically any weapon on the battlefield and use it, and also control several different vehicles. Frustrating because it's so easy to die (realistic, but sometimes overly so... you'll get one-shot-killed from people who are impossibly far away, possibly by a stray bullet... they show what killed you after you die, which is a nice touch) and because the control scheme is clumsy (for ordering around teammates and driving a tank... ugh, tank driving is frustrating).

However, it's not totally crap. I'll sell you a copy cheap if you want mine.
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Old 04-25-03, 06:42 AM
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It's a pretty good game overall. There a lot of good action levels like Ghost Recon but there also some stealth-heavy missions and tank, helicopter and plane missions which aren't so good. There are some boring strecthes though, like running through the woods for 15 minutes without seeing any enemies. Anyways, it's worth a try. I think the original game has over 50 missions and the Gold Edition comes with the expansion pack too.
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Old 04-25-03, 07:29 AM
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I thought I had read an article about there being a sequel to this game in the works that is supposed to fix all that was wrong with this one... if my memory is serving me right, I'll totally pick that up.
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Old 04-25-03, 10:41 AM
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My best buddy swore by this game, then switched to America's Army.
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Old 04-25-03, 10:56 AM
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Originally posted by AGuyNamedMike
My best buddy swore by this game, then switched to America's Army.
Okay, America's Army? Same questions.....
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Old 04-25-03, 03:44 PM
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America's Army is free. 'nuff said.

It's a decent game - not as good as Ghost Recon, but the graphics are nice. The play is kinda tactical, but you're more on your own. I think Operation Flashpoint is a little better - but America's Army has more players.
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