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How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby centipeed on Thu Aug 19, 2010 6:03 pm

There is a huge UKCS Steam group, thousands of members, but the group chat is barren - completely empty.

With games like Counter Strike: Source, Team Fortress 2, and Day of Defeat: Source, simply joining the servers is enough to start playing, but with Left 4 Dead 2, eight players at a time means that if more than eight UKCS members want to play versus at once, they can't all use the UKCS server.

Which is absolutely fine, since there are plenty of good dedicated Valve servers available. But I'm wondering how UKCS members arrange these games with each other?


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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby alias on Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:08 am

They (at least, i do and some others also do that i know) usualy have a big list of friends from ukcs. Usualy a list of 100 ukcs members. When playing l4d2 they just spam the whole list with an invite and hope some will join (ofc, make sure to know which have l4d2 and remember the ones who dont - and dont do the whole list at once but instead pick groups of 10 at a time. you might get enough from those invites with luck already).

Its hard to arrange a game as you dont know which want to play and which dont.

The ukcs group chat again has a downside as often people only will spot scammers in the chat instead of people that actualy want to play. The only real way to get them in is by organizing an event that requires yuo to be online in it. But then again, scammers will flood it often. It happens on every big group chat and its impossible to stop it. The group however gives an advantage in l4d2 by showing the ukcs servers.

Organizing a l4d2 game is and remains hard especialy since many lost interest in the game already.
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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby TheChrisD on Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:59 am

Yup, Alias said it - usually people from UKCS have those that they know from here on their actual friends list and look there for people to play with rather than going into the group chat and hoping people come along.

Although maybe I'll make an effort to spend more time in the group chat. Y'know maybe to encourage more use of it?
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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby Nelsaidi on Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:44 pm

I'm up for L4D2, still havent finished it :/ - Add me on steam friends and ask me when your up for it, be sure to have people on your friend list I purged mine along time ago and still havent gotten round to readding people.
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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby Vendetta on Sun Oct 10, 2010 11:52 am

I'm always up fro l4d games I shall never lose interest!!


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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby KAL-EL on Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:19 pm

Good post mate, im looking for good players to have some games. Im finding public games a real pain ie nobody playing as a team and people leaving half way through etc. Feel free to add me in steam im always looking for a good game.
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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby EWJ on Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:27 pm

Have to admit that Valve really fecked up on this way of getting people to play... dunno how many times I've been enjoying a game when suddenly some Knob starts a vote to kick me..
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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby BenJy! on Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:43 am

If anyone fances a game then please add me and invite, love this game just not finding a good assemble to play with! :)

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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby Garner on Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:34 pm

Me too :)

i'm always up for a game (preferably starting no later than half 9 ish on a week night), due to work.

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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby Joss on Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:33 pm

I'm always up for a game too, feel free to add me on Steam :D


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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby EWJ on Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:44 pm

Sorry haven't been around too much benjy... also I'm quite awful at this game.. :D
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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby JayMack on Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:52 pm

Always up for a bit of campaign or versus.

Hit me up, too.


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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby Retardo_The_Great on Sun Jul 15, 2012 2:34 pm

ive just bought lfd2 so will be well up for playing.

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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby re# Skilgannon on Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:11 pm

A lot of us arrange them in the ukcs mumble :)
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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby ApacheFlame on Sun Jul 15, 2012 5:44 pm

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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby re# Skilgannon on Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:34 pm

Why thank you good sir :lol:
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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby Diggertron on Sun Jul 15, 2012 10:08 pm

I don't even have L4D2 :P
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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby m0lineux on Mon Jul 16, 2012 3:38 pm

Bought L4D2 at a bargain price *love steam sales* but one i get in downloaded and installed ill need someone to show me the ropes =D
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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby re# Skilgannon on Mon Jul 16, 2012 3:48 pm

More than happy to :)
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Re: How do UKCS members arrange L4D2 games?

Postby BenJy! on Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:49 pm

Game tonight? :D
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