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Discussion in 'Infiltration Online' started by Inf idiot, May 5, 2005.

  1. Inf idiot

    Inf idiot New Member

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    ... to play on dial up.... i dont think it is.... im just hopeing....
     
  2. Taque

    Taque Custom User Title

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    benmcl would know best, but if you're close enough to a server, it ought not to be a huge problem. I guess it'd be best if you're Euro since everything is close to everything here. :p
     
  3. O_DoGG

    O_DoGG Le Boner

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    As long as you dont get more than 300 ping, it should still be playable.
    That is, if you aren't Taque :p
     
  4. Nukeproof

    Nukeproof n1

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    Only make sure you get all the necessary downloads before

    Mutators: Wp1.2, BP, GD Mutie Pack
    Maps: DS-Mappack and DTASAL mappack http://www.ghostdogs.net/bb/viewtopic.php?t=1548

    otherwise you will be DL'ing while everybody else is playing :(
     
  5. CFA

    CFA The Cult Of Personalities

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    Lucas from DbD plays on dialup.he gets kills sometimes so it cant be that bad
     
  6. Crowze

    Crowze Bird Brain

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    The main problem is when people start spamming with the minimi, narrowband can't keep up (I used to play on 64K until a few months ago). Generally it's manageable, be sure to use the netspeed guide in troubleshooting beforehand.
     
  7. (SDS)benmcl

    (SDS)benmcl Why not visit us here in the real world.

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    I dial in at 24600. I am damn sure you can get a much better connection. I usually ping in the 275-300 range. I really had no problem playing with 2.86.

    2.9 for me is another story. Although I still ping the same I suffer more lag and I do a lot of teleporting. I can run around the same corner over and over again. That is one of the reason I don't play much online. When I do and I start to experience such problems I leave because when it happens I am next to impossible to hit.

    Also the number of players on the server is a factor for me. I am usually fine up to about 8 then problems set in.

    When everything is running fine I have no problems being competative. Yes I play a more defensive style, spotting, supersion fire and such. Also it is a myth that high pingers can not snipe. I have no problems.

    The best advice I can say is to play and see if you have problems. I have been accussed of lagging servers and have spoken with a server admin of my favorite server and was given a list of people who has authority and knowledge to determine if I am causing problems and in reality I have not. Know who to listen to and if you think there is a problem find out from people who the admin and you trust.

    The reason I brought this up is that I have had issues where oterh peoples poor play or bad connection was attributed to me only for me to find out they were having problems long before I got there.

    Now go play.
     
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  8. geogob

    geogob Koohii o nomimasu ka?

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    *hides in guilt*
     
  9. Inf idiot

    Inf idiot New Member

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    ive got a 56k modem.. im using a mac.... it will take me a while.... but ... ill try to download every thing..... see hispeed internet is unavaible where i live.... im 100 feet out side of there coverage area... and im jacked... dammit...
     
  10. Crowze

    Crowze Bird Brain

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    I live 80m out of the official covered area, and it works fine for me. Apply for broadband anyway, and they'll tell you whether it's viable or not.
     
  11. (SDS)benmcl

    (SDS)benmcl Why not visit us here in the real world.

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    BTW there is a new pricing plan at one of the companies here that supplies wireless broadband. So it may be possible for me yet without spending a fortune. Last time I checked it would cost $3000 just to hook up.

    Another BTW highspeed wireless here works very well.
     
  12. Jagdtiger

    Jagdtiger [UMC]Shadow

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    Mac + 56k + online play = Not good

    2.9 on a Mac is very slow to begin with, adding 56k to it will make it even slower. And if you're running OSX it's going to be totally unplayable.
     
  13. Lt.

    Lt. Elitist bastard

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    i connect at 50600 and get pings around 250-300 with no "running around the same corner again and again" action like ben gets. on a good day any sluggishness is the fault of my gfx card's terrible fill rate and not the connection speed.

    however.. im under windows. on a mac YMMV.
     
  14. Inf idiot

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    oh.... nvm..... *sigh* ill just go back to playing the bots that do the same thing every time... *sobs*
     
  15. Nukeproof

    Nukeproof n1

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    Come on, give it a try. If you are lucky could be well playable.
     

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