Pete Donnelly

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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from Renfur in We are back on the 1/12 Update, temporarily.   
    Should be fixed now!
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in BTZ Update 04/05/2018   
    The new BTZ/Invasion balance patch should be live now!  Details below:   Survivors increased flare duration  3 flares and 3 medkits gifted each respawn medkits/ammo/craft parts can be looted from hives additional gold tier weapon rewards (previously, only fantasy weapons could be won) slight increase in uv light distance for 2v1-4v1 Hunter reduced knockback from hunter melee explosion range for uv disable spit and horde spit returned to previous values increased spit/uv block cooldowns in 3v1, 4v1
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in BTZ Update 04/05/2018   
    We make changes based on a combination of 3 things:
    1. Stats 
    2. Our experience (so yes, we play)
    3. Feedback
    Sometimes all 3 align and point to an obvious solution... Sometimes they don't.  We don't make changes based on knee jerk reactions to any 1 of these things in isolation though.  They each need to be weighed and compared to one another. 
    Cheers!
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in BTZ Update 04/05/2018   
    The new BTZ/Invasion balance patch should be live now!  Details below:   Survivors increased flare duration  3 flares and 3 medkits gifted each respawn medkits/ammo/craft parts can be looted from hives additional gold tier weapon rewards (previously, only fantasy weapons could be won) slight increase in uv light distance for 2v1-4v1 Hunter reduced knockback from hunter melee explosion range for uv disable spit and horde spit returned to previous values increased spit/uv block cooldowns in 3v1, 4v1
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in BTZ Update 04/05/2018   
    The new BTZ/Invasion balance patch should be live now!  Details below:   Survivors increased flare duration  3 flares and 3 medkits gifted each respawn medkits/ammo/craft parts can be looted from hives additional gold tier weapon rewards (previously, only fantasy weapons could be won) slight increase in uv light distance for 2v1-4v1 Hunter reduced knockback from hunter melee explosion range for uv disable spit and horde spit returned to previous values increased spit/uv block cooldowns in 3v1, 4v1
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in BTZ Update 04/05/2018   
    The new BTZ/Invasion balance patch should be live now!  Details below:   Survivors increased flare duration  3 flares and 3 medkits gifted each respawn medkits/ammo/craft parts can be looted from hives additional gold tier weapon rewards (previously, only fantasy weapons could be won) slight increase in uv light distance for 2v1-4v1 Hunter reduced knockback from hunter melee explosion range for uv disable spit and horde spit returned to previous values increased spit/uv block cooldowns in 3v1, 4v1
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in BTZ Update 04/05/2018   
    The new BTZ/Invasion balance patch should be live now!  Details below:   Survivors increased flare duration  3 flares and 3 medkits gifted each respawn medkits/ammo/craft parts can be looted from hives additional gold tier weapon rewards (previously, only fantasy weapons could be won) slight increase in uv light distance for 2v1-4v1 Hunter reduced knockback from hunter melee explosion range for uv disable spit and horde spit returned to previous values increased spit/uv block cooldowns in 3v1, 4v1
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from DanielPlayzDL in BtZ Feedback Wanted: 03/21/2018   
    I just want to start by saying I've gone through the forum and read a lot of the feedback you have all posted recently.  I've been playing the game in it's current state and have opinions of my own as well.  We're looking at putting out another tuning patch soon and I want to create this post to gather some input.  
    To make this as effective as possible, and to ensure that your opinion is heard, please use this template for all responses in this thread:
    WHEN I PLAY AS SURVIVOR #1 thing I like: #1 thing that bugs me: WHEN I PLAY AS HUNTER #1 thing I like: #1 thing that bugs me: OVERALL #1 thing I want:  I will be reading other posts so if you want to get into discussions about specific aspects of the game, please create a new topic in the forum.  I will read it. If it is written in an civil and constructive manner, I'll be sure to comment...if it's written in a whiny, hate mongering manner...I'll probably just ignore it.    And please remember:  Survivors and Hunters need each other... or else there is no game... let's not try to alienate or demonize either side with our critiques.
    ...and yes, I know telebombers are the worst  
    Thanks everyone!  
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from DanielPlayzDL in BtZ Feedback Wanted: 03/21/2018   
    I just want to start by saying I've gone through the forum and read a lot of the feedback you have all posted recently.  I've been playing the game in it's current state and have opinions of my own as well.  We're looking at putting out another tuning patch soon and I want to create this post to gather some input.  
    To make this as effective as possible, and to ensure that your opinion is heard, please use this template for all responses in this thread:
    WHEN I PLAY AS SURVIVOR #1 thing I like: #1 thing that bugs me: WHEN I PLAY AS HUNTER #1 thing I like: #1 thing that bugs me: OVERALL #1 thing I want:  I will be reading other posts so if you want to get into discussions about specific aspects of the game, please create a new topic in the forum.  I will read it. If it is written in an civil and constructive manner, I'll be sure to comment...if it's written in a whiny, hate mongering manner...I'll probably just ignore it.    And please remember:  Survivors and Hunters need each other... or else there is no game... let's not try to alienate or demonize either side with our critiques.
    ...and yes, I know telebombers are the worst  
    Thanks everyone!  
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from DanielPlayzDL in BtZ Feedback Wanted: 03/21/2018   
    I just want to start by saying I've gone through the forum and read a lot of the feedback you have all posted recently.  I've been playing the game in it's current state and have opinions of my own as well.  We're looking at putting out another tuning patch soon and I want to create this post to gather some input.  
    To make this as effective as possible, and to ensure that your opinion is heard, please use this template for all responses in this thread:
    WHEN I PLAY AS SURVIVOR #1 thing I like: #1 thing that bugs me: WHEN I PLAY AS HUNTER #1 thing I like: #1 thing that bugs me: OVERALL #1 thing I want:  I will be reading other posts so if you want to get into discussions about specific aspects of the game, please create a new topic in the forum.  I will read it. If it is written in an civil and constructive manner, I'll be sure to comment...if it's written in a whiny, hate mongering manner...I'll probably just ignore it.    And please remember:  Survivors and Hunters need each other... or else there is no game... let's not try to alienate or demonize either side with our critiques.
    ...and yes, I know telebombers are the worst  
    Thanks everyone!  
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from DanielPlayzDL in BtZ Feedback Wanted: 03/21/2018   
    I just want to start by saying I've gone through the forum and read a lot of the feedback you have all posted recently.  I've been playing the game in it's current state and have opinions of my own as well.  We're looking at putting out another tuning patch soon and I want to create this post to gather some input.  
    To make this as effective as possible, and to ensure that your opinion is heard, please use this template for all responses in this thread:
    WHEN I PLAY AS SURVIVOR #1 thing I like: #1 thing that bugs me: WHEN I PLAY AS HUNTER #1 thing I like: #1 thing that bugs me: OVERALL #1 thing I want:  I will be reading other posts so if you want to get into discussions about specific aspects of the game, please create a new topic in the forum.  I will read it. If it is written in an civil and constructive manner, I'll be sure to comment...if it's written in a whiny, hate mongering manner...I'll probably just ignore it.    And please remember:  Survivors and Hunters need each other... or else there is no game... let's not try to alienate or demonize either side with our critiques.
    ...and yes, I know telebombers are the worst  
    Thanks everyone!  
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from DanielPlayzDL in BtZ Feedback Wanted: 03/21/2018   
    I just want to start by saying I've gone through the forum and read a lot of the feedback you have all posted recently.  I've been playing the game in it's current state and have opinions of my own as well.  We're looking at putting out another tuning patch soon and I want to create this post to gather some input.  
    To make this as effective as possible, and to ensure that your opinion is heard, please use this template for all responses in this thread:
    WHEN I PLAY AS SURVIVOR #1 thing I like: #1 thing that bugs me: WHEN I PLAY AS HUNTER #1 thing I like: #1 thing that bugs me: OVERALL #1 thing I want:  I will be reading other posts so if you want to get into discussions about specific aspects of the game, please create a new topic in the forum.  I will read it. If it is written in an civil and constructive manner, I'll be sure to comment...if it's written in a whiny, hate mongering manner...I'll probably just ignore it.    And please remember:  Survivors and Hunters need each other... or else there is no game... let's not try to alienate or demonize either side with our critiques.
    ...and yes, I know telebombers are the worst  
    Thanks everyone!  
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in Register for Global Playtest!   
    Sign up here for access to the Global Playtest!
    https://dyinglightgame.com/badblood/
     
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in Register for Global Playtest!   
    Sign up here for access to the Global Playtest!
    https://dyinglightgame.com/badblood/
     
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    Pete Donnelly reacted to CartierC in Dying Light PC tournament   
    Tournament is starting. Spinoza is streaming his portion here. 
     
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    Pete Donnelly reacted to CartierC in Dying Light PC tournament   
    Speaking of,
    Spinoza created some tournament hype of his own.
    Hopefully we'll be able to get this thing started Friday November 3rd.
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from CartierC in Dying Light PC tournament   
    Good idea!  I'm sure everyone here would love to see highlights from the matches! I know I do!
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in Finding servers should also be an option for xbone players   
    Need to ask Microsoft about that one
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in Should Instant Tackle be brought back?   
    I'm sure some of you are better at the game than I am.... this doesn't prove anything (Also, I am a pretty terrible survivor player).  Winning or losing versus anyone here will not prove the game is broken/balanced.  I'm sure I will see you many of you online.  I've probably already played many of you.   Let's keep these forum discussions constructive.
     
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in Should Instant Tackle be brought back?   
    We did play (after you aborted the first game when I invaded you alone).  It was down to 1 nest and 1 life remaining... I guess that's not close?
    Der Großmann is a very skilled survivor.  I have played him many times.  I have no problem saying he is better at this game then I am (I have never claimed to be the best Hunter).  Even so....the game came down to me attempting a poorly timed pounce and losing because of it.   
     
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in Should Instant Tackle be brought back?   
    Changes are made based on a combination of 3 things.  
    Feedback from our players (like all of you in this forum) Feedback from our own team Stats (we gather a multitude of stats we can break down in many ways... maps/team sizes/skill ratings/versions of the game/ etc.) Changes are not made based on just one of the three...
     
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in Should Instant Tackle be brought back?   
    iTackle takes 0 skill and was an exploit.  It is not coming back.  Visceral is used here as an example. This video has many skilled uses of the tackle.  He understood the game well and people can learn a lot from him if they choose to (minus the GP spit-stick)   
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in Should Instant Tackle be brought back?   
    Footage may be old be this was specifically in response to tackle questions.  You want to know how tackle should be used?  Watch the video.  All of the "tackle tactics" he used are still 100% valid .  
    And yes, this video also shows why GP-Spit was adjusted.  It can still be done with skill...but it is not a guarantee after a GP.
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in Should Instant Tackle be brought back?   
    Here's some ref for you guys that have asked.  It show's a lot of intelligent uses of the tackle skill (without the need to spam itackle).  He doesn't just throw it out there without thinking... as a result, he ends up with a very high success rate.  
     
     
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    Pete Donnelly got a reaction from BladeMaster in Should Instant Tackle be brought back?   
    We should be able to push out a fix for the SS/Howl issues tomorrow.  Reload bug will have to wait until next patch.
    Crossbow does 1/4 health with a chance to do the old damage of 1/3 if you get a headshot (1v1 and 2v1).  I don't think that makes it useless
    Tackle is not something that was meant to be a "go-to" that can be spammed at all times.  It's uses are situational.  It's supposed to be risky to throw out a tackle that a survivor is prepared for.  If you don't have full health (1v1 and 2v1) you shouldn't be attempting any questionable tackles.