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Old 04-14-2013, 09:34 PM   #1
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Don't buy this game

Don't buy this scam of game, it has a glitch which causes you to not be able to play the updated game. It'll restart your game in gold mode and you won't be able to play online with other players.

Currently the only way to play the updated version of the game is using a work around which doesn't work. Don't waste your money on this or any other Monolith products ever.

Also the glitch and inability to play has been going on for 2+ months, they aren't going to fix the problem, and instead are focused on milking DLC guardians.

Save your money for another game, any other game, and remember never buy another Monolith product again.
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Old 04-15-2013, 12:37 PM   #2
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Don't buy this scam of game, it has a glitch which causes you to not be able to play the updated game. It'll restart your game in gold mode and you won't be able to play online with other players.

Currently the only way to play the updated version of the game is using a work around which doesn't work. Don't waste your money on this or any other Monolith products ever.

Also the glitch and inability to play has been going on for 2+ months, they aren't going to fix the problem, and instead are focused on milking DLC guardians.

Save your money for another game, any other game, and remember never buy another Monolith product again.
Do buy this game.

Don't listen to people that can't be bothered working around the problems.

Yes, there has been many, many problems, and the current one is a pain, but there are multiple workarounds to the current one, and by the sounds of it, OP has only tried one of them.

This is an amazing game when it does work, the pvp and satisfaction of winning is greater than any of your CoDs and Halos, because you build up your Guardian how you want to play him and then are rewarded when it all goes well by the satisfaction of the fact that it is you that made the character build that way.

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If you do buy it at the current state it is in, to completely avoid the DLC problems at first, don't get any DLC until it is fixed.

If you do buy it and you would also like to buy DLC - which, by the way, is worth it, the DLC characters are pretty fun - the best workaround I have found is this: (this is also what I use)

Install this game onto a memory stick, along with all compatibility packs and DLC guardians.

When you load up the game, select HARD DRIVE for your initial storage device, skip the tutorials, adjust the screen, then go to settings>select storage device

This reloads the game

Now select MEMORY STICK at the storage device option and the game will work, you have my honest word on that.

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This gets around the DLC problem without requiring to remove dlc characters and reinstalling them every time you play, and I use it every time and it has worked 100% of the time for me.
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Old 04-15-2013, 08:26 PM   #3
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LoL, do you not see you just helped my case, you said in order to play the game you need to use workarounds. What game do you pay 30 dollars for and need to use a work around to play it correctly. Also the work around idea would be fine, if it was a week or two of a broken game, this is going on 3 months now. It's obvious they aren't going to fix the problem, I doubt they are capable of fixing the problem. Any good developers they have are working on whatever their next project is.

This development team is a joke, instead of fixing problems they want to push out more DLC, instead of having good customer service and making customers happy, they just ban anyone from their website who dares to post even the slightest bit of negative.

Don't buy this game if you enjoy starting up a game and having it work 100% of the time, don't buy this game if you think developers should care about their consumer base, atleast enough to fix a problem that has been present almost three months now, has seen patches come and go with no fix to the glitch.

Buy this game if you enjoy getting constant disconnections due to dash boarder with no host migration to be seen, buy this game if you enjoy random disconnects just because, buy this game if you enjoy lag, buy this game if you enjoy unbalanced paid DLC characters, buy this game if you have 30 dollars that you want to waste. I guess you should buy this game if you were planning on setting 30 dollars on fire... I suppose it's better than that.

The game would be fun, if it wasn't for this horrible development team running it, so IMO save your 30 dollars and buy something else that is actually working. You can tell the product is a totally dud if MS is willing to give you a refund for buying it...

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Old 04-15-2013, 08:45 PM   #4
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If you do buy it at the current state it is in, to completely avoid the DLC problems at first, don't get any DLC until it is fixed.

If you do buy it and you would also like to buy DLC - which, by the way, is worth it, the DLC characters are pretty fun - the best workaround I have found is this: (this is also what I use)
then why buy it at all until it is fixed?
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Old 04-15-2013, 08:57 PM   #5
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LoL, do you not see you just helped my case, you said in order to play the game you need to use workarounds. What game do you pay 30 dollars for and need to use a work around to play it correctly. Also the work around idea would be fine, if it was a week or two of a broken game, this is going on 3 months now. It's obvious they aren't going to fix the problem, I doubt they are capable of fixing the problem. Any good developers they have are working on whatever their next project is.

This development team is a joke, instead of fixing problems they want to push out more DLC, instead of having good customer service and making customers happy, they just ban anyone from their website who dares to post even the slightest bit of negative.

Don't buy this game if you enjoy starting up a game and having it work 100% of the time, don't buy this game if you think developers should care about their consumer base, atleast enough to fix a problem that has been present almost three months now, has seen patches come and go with no fix to the glitch.

Buy this game if you enjoy getting constant disconnections due to dash boarder with no host migration to be seen, buy this game if you enjoy random disconnects just because, buy this game if you enjoy lag, buy this game if you enjoy unbalanced paid DLC characters, buy this game if you have 30 dollars that you want to waste. I guess you should buy this game if you were planning on setting 30 dollars on fire... I suppose it's better than that.

The game would be fun, if it wasn't for this horrible development team running it, so IMO save your 30 dollars and buy something else that is actually working. You can tell the product is a totally dud if MS is willing to give you a refund for buying it...
30 dollars? Why did you buy the season pass then if you hated it that much...
The game DOES WORK.
Protip - uninstall all your dlc if you don't think they're any good and just play without them...
Protip 2 - all guardians are easily counter-able by all guardians, it just takes that extra bit of knowledge and skill

They aren't a horible team, they are just not a big company that can get things done fast

Every game has their dashboarders and early quitters, it's a part of life now on xbox live

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then why buy it at all until it is fixed?
Because it is still playable, just because you have to do a workaround that takes all of 30 seconds doesn't make it unplayable, the game has come a long way from the state it was in at release.

You also don't need to download the DLC, sure you get cool new characters, but it is not needed to play the game, and that completely stops you from getting the problem at all.

And like I said, if you do download the dlc it takes all of 30 seconds to work around the corruption problem.
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Old 04-16-2013, 12:49 AM   #6
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"30 dollars? Why did you buy the season pass then if you hated it that much...
The game DOES WORK."

I bought the game and the season pass when the game actually worked, before they broke it beyond repair, then sat on their hands for 3 months not fixing it. I'm not even complaining about the lack of host migration, the lag, or the almost constant disconnections you'll face over and over again. The broken DLC characters, like Snaga, Bilbo and Frodo being completely unbalanced and running wild like maniacs.

"Protip - uninstall all your dlc if you don't think they're any good and just play without them...
Protip 2 - all guardians are easily counter-able by all guardians, it just takes that extra bit of knowledge and skill"

I tried all their fixes, I was on the phone with techs from Microsoft who had me walk through all the steps, 3 times, and I did it numerous times on my own. None of them got my game with my season pass working. Thankfully MS gave me a refund and let me put this garbage game to rest.

why should I have to uninstall all the DLC I Paid for to play a game I paid for. No other game on Xbox forces me to delete all my DLC just to play the game. Do you not realize people don't want to use a work around to play. Why can't I just hit ok, download the patches and play. Why do I need to delete this, delete that, do this, do that just to play the game. Maybe if the Development crew from monolith wasn't a group of first year college students this issue wouldn't' exist. Like I already said, this wouldn't' be an issue if it was a very minor thing that they fixed in a week or two, this is going on three months.

It's pretty obvious the issue came from the 3rd compatibility pack, why didn't they pull back that pack, revert the game back to the second patches state, figure out what the issue was, then re-release it when it was fixed. Why? Because they were hocking survival mode and a DLC character which they didn't want to pull back.

"They aren't a horible team, they are just not a big company that can get things done fast"

Laughable, they are bankrolled by WB, I'm curious if WB even realizes this team is ruining their name by botching every single product they bring to market. Gotham City Imposters was their other release, which they have long since abandoned after not fixing any of the issues people had. I foresee a similar fate for this game.

"Every game has their dashboarders and early quitters, it's a part of life now on xbox live"

LOL, but every other game has some form of host migration, this game has none, if the host, leaves or dashboards everyone in the game gets booted out. That's call sloppy programming, host migration is essential in a game like this one.

You act like you work for monolith or something, if you do, you think you could ask them if the Attack speed glitch or the gold mode glitch are fixed yet? No wait, no need to ask them, it's only been three months and finally now they are testing something they think, maybe, might, fix the problem. It just requires more testing.

Apparently the test monkeys they use to playtest their patches had a vet appointment the past two months and was unable to help them out.

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Old 04-16-2013, 12:19 PM   #7
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I bought the game and the season pass when the game actually worked, before they broke it beyond repair, then sat on their hands for 3 months not fixing it. I'm not even complaining about the lack of host migration, the lag, or the almost constant disconnections you'll face over and over again. The broken DLC characters, like Snaga, Bilbo and Frodo being completely unbalanced and running wild like maniacs.
Monolith themselves have said they are working on it.
All strikers are "unbalanced" in the sense they can 3 hit an unskilled person, I mainly go strikers, and I don't cry when i get killed by a striker, it's what they do, but they are incredibly easy to kill due to their low health, l2p issue.

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I tried all their fixes, I was on the phone with techs from Microsoft who had me walk through all the steps, 3 times, and I did it numerous times on my own. None of them got my game with my season pass working. Thankfully MS gave me a refund and let me put this garbage game to rest.
Did you try the method I mentioned?

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why should I have to uninstall all the DLC I Paid for to play a game I paid for. No other game on Xbox forces me to delete all my DLC just to play the game. Do you not realize people don't want to use a work around to play. Why can't I just hit ok, download the patches and play. Why do I need to delete this, delete that, do this, do that just to play the game. Maybe if the Development crew from monolith wasn't a group of first year college students this issue wouldn't' exist. Like I already said, this wouldn't' be an issue if it was a very minor thing that they fixed in a week or two, this is going on three months.
As above, the method I use doesn't require any deleting.

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It's pretty obvious the issue came from the 3rd compatibility pack, why didn't they pull back that pack, revert the game back to the second patches state, figure out what the issue was, then re-release it when it was fixed. Why? Because they were hocking survival mode and a DLC character which they didn't want to pull back.
It was, and I don't think you are aware of how difficult it would be to 'revert' a game to a certain state, that requires them deleting specific things from a person's console...that's impossible.

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Laughable, they are bankrolled by WB, I'm curious if WB even realizes this team is ruining their name by botching every single product they bring to market. Gotham City Imposters was their other release, which they have long since abandoned after not fixing any of the issues people had. I foresee a similar fate for this game.
I'm pretty sure they are far from a big budget game, sure they are backed by WB, but I highly doubt they have given them millions to make it, it is just an arcade game after all.

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LOL, but every other game has some form of host migration, this game has none, if the host, leaves or dashboards everyone in the game gets booted out. That's call sloppy programming, host migration is essential in a game like this one.
Remember back to CoD 4? I got used to it then, it doesn't really bother me tbh, I'm a patient person.
And I'm no programmer, but I don't think it would be that easy to overcome...

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You act like you work for monolith or something, if you do, you think you could ask them if the Attack speed glitch or the gold mode glitch are fixed yet? No wait, no need to ask them, it's only been three months and finally now they are testing something they think, maybe, might, fix the problem. It just requires more testing.
I don't, I'd love to be working for them though if I'm honest, I love this game, and they haven't - to paraphrase you - just started testing something, they have been working on it and have come up with what they think will be the solution

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greater than any of your CoDs and Halos,
This game is a dollar right now but this post alone makes me not want to buy it lol...

Plus I hate forced online achievements. If I could do co-op against the AI for all the achievements I wouldn't mind that.
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The guys making valid points and all you lot are doing is pissing in the wind because you paid for a game that is clearly fucked.

I dont want to spin on my head 3 times while doing a 3 step dance for my games to work , they should just work. Thanks OP for warning me, im not even going to drop 69p on the thing.
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The guys making valid points and all you lot are doing is pissing in the wind because you paid for a game that is clearly fucked.

I dont want to spin on my head 3 times while doing a 3 step dance for my games to work , they should just work. Thanks OP for warning me, im not even going to drop 69p on the thing.
Surely though if you read the whole thread you would see that the base game (the one currently available for 69p) works, its just when you download the DLC you have to jump through hoops.

Seeing as the DLC isn't even on offer at the mo im just gonna grab the base game while its ultra cheap
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This looks like a cry baby to me...
aww isn't that cute someone who added nothing to the discussion other than to insult someone... here you go, a little dance just for you. If you like the game more power to you, the rest of us will sit and laugh at how horrible this game has become. It was fun at one point in time, but that time passed, how they can continue to push out DLC guardians when the game remains broken for a large portion of their populace makes me chuckle.

You realize you shouldn't have to find a work around to get the game to work as intended. You shouldn't have to miss out on playing as characters you purchased with real money to play the game.

Why it's already May, the gold mode glitch started in like January. It's really taken them 5 months to finally find a solution to the problem... haha go ahead and keep giving this company your money. Have they even patched the gold mode or attack speed glitches yet?
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Okay okay, I will admit I do not want to buy this game full price if there has to be "work arounds". I can't be bothered with them if they take any time more than just hitting start to play. So I agree with the OP.

Buy when game is patched and a deal of the week or something. Then maybe it would be a fine purchase
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Okay okay, I will admit I do not want to buy this game full price if there has to be "work arounds". I can't be bothered with them if they take any time more than just hitting start to play. So I agree with the OP.

Buy when game is patched and a deal of the week or something. Then maybe it would be a fine purchase
If their track record is any indication, they'll finally fix the gold mode glitch and it'll cause 3 or 4 unforeseen other glitches.. This development team is a real joke, I wonder what happened to the developers who developed the game and actually had things working pretty good with the first two patches.

It's almost like they moved on to other projects..... oh just like Gothem City Imposters right?
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It's now almost the end of June and they still haven't figured out the issue with Gold mode glitch...

ahaha worse developer ever.
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Brought the game in the sale for the price of a can of coke & I'm enjoying it.

Occassional issues with servers means you're getting disconnected but overall its been fun.
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I haven't had any issues with the game. There is also a news post in game that the gold issue has been fixed as of title update 5. I have downloaded all of the compatibility packs but none of the guardians yet. I am waiting to get a feel for the game before I decide if I am going to play it enough to get dlc guardians.
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I haven't had any issues with the game. There is also a news post in game that the gold issue has been fixed as of title update 5. I have downloaded all of the compatibility packs but none of the guardians yet. I am waiting to get a feel for the game before I decide if I am going to play it enough to get dlc guardians.
Do not let your guard down :P

The Gold Mode bug is by no means fixed, that update was supposed to fix it, but it did not, so alas, if you do download DLC, you will still have to use the workarounds unfortunately

That said, it really does only take seconds to perform, don't let it put you off! The Great Goblin is hilarious!
And many of the other guardians are pretty fun to play as
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