NOVA 3 - Gameloft

04-30-2012, 04:12 PM
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04-30-2012, 04:13 PM
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When you guys complain about hacking problems, how bad was it really? I mean, was it difficult to find a game without hackers or did it just happen often enough that it was annoying?

04-30-2012, 04:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Hodapp View Post
When you guys complain about hacking problems, how bad was it really? I mean, was it difficult to find a game without hackers or did it just happen often enough that it was annoying?
If you are talking about MC3 problems, I would select option b) it just happen often enough that it was annoying, but there were some days when almost every match had its own hacker. The main problem is that there are a lot of different hackers: godspeed, unlimited ammo, always headshots, infinite missiles + invisible, unlimited credits, etc., and Gameloft released the update to fix this problem six months after the game's release. Well, and it was only temporaly.
04-30-2012, 04:35 PM
Maybe it's the servers I join, or I haven't ever played against a hacker besides when it first came out when they got unlimited money to buy bombers, airstrikes etc.

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04-30-2012, 04:40 PM
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When you guys complain about hacking problems, how bad was it really? I mean, was it difficult to find a game without hackers or did it just happen often enough that it was annoying?
Previous to the original upgrade that blocked hacking initially, the hacking was rampant. It was literally virtually impossible to find a game with less than 4 hackers in it.
They hacked with one shot kills, military support spamming (calling in bomber after bomber in a row), unlimited ammo, invulnerability, invisibility, no reload, infinite rpg ammo with no reload gap, speed hack, xp hack and gold hack.
The game, for me at least became unplayable and I was in the first ten to reach the top rank so I had a lot of time invested in it.
Plus it was hacked about two days after release. Initially you'd leave a game with a hacker in it but after a while every game had at least one hacker but generally had about 4 or 5 if it was a full game. The only way to play became turning off military support and hosting private matches. Gave it up at that stage.
Went back to it for a while after the update because it solved the military support spamming hack. But then the one shot kill, infinite ammo and military support without meeting the killchain requirements are well and truly back into it. For example, I played about 30 odd games over the weekend and every single one had a one shot kill hacker. And no, they weren't just very good because I myself am very good and killed them easily.
The sure sign of a hacker is that they just dissapear when you kill them or the camera swings away from them when you kill them at the same time that you die. Easiest way to know is that there is no body on the ground when you kill them
In short response, basically the hacking totally ruined the online element. There is, for me anyway, no such thing as any match without a hacker, unless you are very lucky.

Edit: for those that doubt me, i have well over 400 hours of gameplay put in to the multiplayer so I do know what I'm talking about.

Last edited by Rip73; 04-30-2012 at 09:43 PM.
04-30-2012, 04:41 PM
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When you guys complain about hacking problems, how bad was it really? I mean, was it difficult to find a game without hackers or did it just happen often enough that it was annoying?
Well popular games like Mc2 and Mc3 do have a fair share of hackers. You can usually spot them, running circles ( lightning fast) speed hack, or the one shot kill, and there's the hack where you empty a clip into them and their still alive.

You can find hack free games available in both Modern combat 2 and 3. It isn't that hard. You know when a hacker is in the game. That's when you immediately leave (or do the classy thing by teabagging them and then leave) I mentioned in an earlier post that both of these games are too good to abandon. Maybe they'll do another hack patch in the future. It would also be nice if Gameloft improved the security for Nova 3 but unfortunately that will probably be hacked in the future.

Last edited by Johnny101; 04-30-2012 at 04:44 PM.
04-30-2012, 04:43 PM
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Maybe it's the servers I join, or I haven't ever played against a hacker besides when it first came out when they got unlimited money to buy bombers, airstrikes etc.
You are indeed very lucky and I wish I could say the same because I did love the game.
It must be something to do with the servers.
I basically deleted the game after the matches I had at the weekend because couldn't get one without a hacker, again.

I sincerely hope it doesn't happen with NOVA 3 though because I do need a replacement fps and it does look the business.
04-30-2012, 05:13 PM
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When you guys complain about hacking problems, how bad was it really? I mean, was it difficult to find a game without hackers or did it just happen often enough that it was annoying?
The first and only time I tried multiplayer in NOVA 2, someone kept one-shot killing me with a pistol almost the moment I spawned. I assume it was a hacker.
04-30-2012, 05:28 PM
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Wow, this looks more like crysis and less like halo:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=nQvzNFf5900

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04-30-2012, 05:54 PM
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