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Old 08-17-06, 09:29 AM
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F.E.A.R. combat today!!! Free!!!

Anyone else going to be downloading this? I heard about it just last week. It's supposed to be available this afternoon.

I'm ready for something new, and free, as I'm really burnt out on Wolfenstein ET. Although I do play lots of UT 2004 (and am eagerly awaiting UT2007) I need something to fill the gap until Quake Wars comes out. I play UT for the frenetic Onsalught mode. I play ET for my team/class based gaming fix. For some reason I never cared for CS or Battlefield games.

I just installed a spiffy new X1800 XT and this looks like a game that would take advantage of it (the SP demo looked really good).

Countdown clock here: http://www.joinfear.com/us/

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Old 08-17-06, 09:44 AM
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I'll be getting it as soon as I get home from work, thanks for the heads up.
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Old 08-17-06, 11:08 AM
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YES!!! I've been looking forward to this. Should be pretty cool.
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Old 08-17-06, 12:11 PM
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Timer is at 00-00-00-00 for me...and no download link yet!!
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Old 08-17-06, 02:00 PM
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Originally Posted by SmackDaddy
I just installed a spiffy new X1800 XT and this looks like a game that would take advantage of it (the SP demo looked really good).

http://www.joinfear.com/us/
I'm playing F.E.A.R. with a X1600 XT card and it runs very, very well. It should be really smooth on the X1800. I paid $34.99 for the game and now it looks like the multiplayer part is going to be free. Kind of sucks, but I really am enjoying the single player storyline.
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Old 08-17-06, 02:53 PM
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Replayed the demo and it looked really nice. The water effect in this game is soooo cool looking. I'm finally downloading FEAR Combat...but it's slow going. I may try and get it late tonight instead.
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Old 08-17-06, 06:41 PM
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I downloaded it and then deleted it. I couldn't get the game to even attempt to install. All it did was hang my system when I clicked on the file. Even if I let it sit there for 20 minutes or so nothing would happen. I am trying another download to see if the file was bad. Did anyone else have the same problem?
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Old 08-17-06, 08:47 PM
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I tired downloading it at work, but it got stuck at about 25%. So I gave up on that. I just got home and jumped in line at fileplanet. Hopefully it will be done by morning!!!
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Old 08-18-06, 08:47 AM
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Got it downloaded via BT and installed it this morning. I played a game before work, which was really cool. Everything played smoothly, and I'm sure I'll get a lot of use out of it

If anyone wants to add me to their friend list (I'm not exactly sure how that system works yet) my name on F.E.A.R. is MARTIN5

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Old 08-18-06, 10:51 AM
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Got mine downloaded (finally!!) and installed late last nite. Seems like it might be fun. I HATE the big text that tells you who fragged who...what a terrible place to put it. All you can do is make it fade out faster, you can't move or disable it or resize it

But, seems like some pretty fast, crazy gameplay. I think once it's some more servers come up supporting all the different gameplay types and the mod community takes off it could really be big.
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Old 08-18-06, 11:20 AM
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So is this the same as the MP in the retail version? I'm embarassed to say I bought that game a while ago and never installed it.
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Old 08-19-06, 12:29 PM
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So I got the game downloaded yesterday. I then went to the sign up page to get a CD Key to install the game. Entered my info on the first page, then filled out the second page of the survey, hit next and it went back to the first page. Never gave me a key. So I attempted to fill out the 1st page again and it told me that they had already sent a key to my e-mail address. I closed the window, reopened and filled it out again using my secondary e-mail account. Same thing happened after I filled out 2nd page, just jumped back to the first and never gave me a key. I'm running out of e-mail addresses, and don't want to waste another one until I'm sure it's working. Anybody signed up in the past 24 hours and got it to work?
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Old 08-19-06, 12:36 PM
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Nevermind. I was able to go to the site and clicked on the "forgot my CD-Key" link and they resent it.
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Old 08-20-06, 09:41 AM
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I really like the TDM and CTF modes of this game. Especially on the friendly fire enabled servers, you really see some good teamwork. People actually working together, rather than having a bunch yahoos spraying everything in sight(including teammates) with an uzi!!
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