Is KOTH fun?

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by Radaka, Aug 16, 2009.

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Is KOTH mode fun?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

    12 vote(s)
    10.7%
  3. No Preference

    6 vote(s)
    5.4%
  4. Haven't Played

    7 vote(s)
    6.3%
  1. Radaka

    Radaka L7: Fancy Member

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    I've been at Quakecon, and all the people here got screwed BAD. Valve released the update, the convention blocked the update port (steam), so NOBODY could play TF2 at ALL! I understand the bandwith required, but it just really sucks that this brand-spanking-new update came out, and I can't touch it, much less play tf2 until I get back to Houston from Dallas tomorrow :(

    Now, to the reason I posted this thread: is KOTH a fun game mode?
     
  2. NovaSilisko

    aa NovaSilisko L42: Life, the Universe and Everything

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    KOTH is what arena should have been.
     
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  3. Waif

    Waif L7: Fancy Member

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    Yeah its good. Still not up to the awesomeness of payload.
     
  4. The Gentlemanne

    The Gentlemanne L4: Comfortable Member

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    qft
     
  5. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    KOTH is particularly awesome in OVERTIME.
     
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  6. Icarus

    aa Icarus

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    Really fun in maps like Nucleus, where the CP is constantly being flipped.
     
  7. BrokenTripod

    BrokenTripod L5: Dapper Member

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    Wow 9 Yes votes!

    That's pretty impressive. I'm honestly surprised at how well it's done. I personally love Viaduct and Nucleus as KOTH. I never really got to play Nucleus as arena, but the circular layout really intrigued me. It works really well for KOTH.

    Overtime has to be one of my favs, but overall, I'm really surprised at how well KOTH works. I've even seen quite a few SGs and Engys that appeared to be having fun, despite the 3 minute timer reallllly limiting the usefulness of it.
     
  8. Penguin

    aa Penguin Clinically Diagnosed with Small Mapper's Syndrome

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    3 minutes goes to hell because Overtime lasts an eternity.
     
  9. Grimes

    Grimes L1: Registered

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    It is a ton of fun, I think by far Nucleus is the best KOTH map that they released. Viaduct is fun but I think it is way to easy to defend the hill once a team takes it.
     
  10. Cameron:D

    Cameron:D L6: Sharp Member

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    koth_nucleus + my engie skills = :3
     
  11. Trotim

    aa Trotim

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    It is pretty fun, but the respawn times tend to be too short (I know, I know) in my opinion.
     
  12. zpqrei

    aa zpqrei Theme Changer Extraordinaire

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  13. JoshuaC

    JoshuaC L7: Fancy Member

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    I really enjoy it, but I enjoy arena also. I really hope KOTH gains popularity.
     
  14. The Gentlemanne

    The Gentlemanne L4: Comfortable Member

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    already more popular than arena...well at least with those I play with.
     
  15. YM

    aa YM LVL100 YM

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  16. Psy

    aa Psy The Imp Queen

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    I love KOTH. I prefer quick caps though compared to the lengthy ones in Viaduct.
     
  17. owly-oop

    aa owly-oop im birb

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    Koth is fun but i think it's just too spammy
     
  18. Jamini

    Jamini L4: Comfortable Member

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    I've always found KOTH too spammy for my tastes.

    Small maps work well in arena because the number of players swiftly drops after the first few minutes. In KOTH the winner is normally the team that can spam the middle point the best.
     
  19. The Political Gamer

    aa The Political Gamer

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    Yes! However, like all modes its not the mode that is fun but the map that play's to the modes strengths that makes the mode fun.
     
  20. Nineaxis

    aa Nineaxis Quack Doctor

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    Yeah. KotH has the potential to be fun, but it requires balanced teams, and a map where it's easy to take the point back and forth.

    And like supertoaster said, it can be spammy. Viaduct is a spammy map. I'm hoping some of our brilliant mappers can make KotH maps with twice the point-capturing and half the spam.