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TheVisualizer
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(04-19-2017, 12:08 AM)
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SECRET GAMES ARE HAPPENING
TheVisualizer
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(04-20-2017, 12:41 AM)
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Leafs game seems to be going pretty well tonight aye
Oshimai
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(04-20-2017, 12:52 AM)
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Non-call on Wilson's charge says it all.
TheVisualizer
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(04-20-2017, 12:56 AM)
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Originally Posted by Oshimai

Non-call on Wilson's charge says it all.

I can practically smell the salty scent of this post
Stat!
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(04-20-2017, 01:15 AM)
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Im so rattled. That wilson non-call was brutal.

Not even sure I want to watch.
Oshimai
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(04-20-2017, 01:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by Stat!

Im so rattled. That wilson non-call was brutal.

Not even sure I want to watch.

Doesn't help that the Matthews line is invisible.

Leafs need to stop with the two line breakout passes, there isn't much space out there. Get the puck to the point and bodies in front.
Delryk
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(04-20-2017, 05:04 PM)
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1) non-BS call in the 1st

2) Anderson had a weak game (could have saved 2 goals easy)

3) The D in the 3rd --- WTF were they doing after the Matthews goal?


... and we still only lose 5-4 ? Caps are horrible.
Stat!
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(04-20-2017, 07:20 PM)
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So I got sent a survey for NHL 18 (along with others) and lots if info leaked from a former gamechanger.

Apparently, Rammer who is more of a casual/arcade player is pushing casual/arcade stuff and less sim. Gamechanger left as he felt he couldnt push for change and was more of a PR event.

Most of the focus is on the HUT and EASHL people and less about sim people including any AI changes.


NHL Threes in NHL 18 delivers the intense action of the 3-on-3 overtime hockey with a faster pace, bigger hits and more open ice to score insane goals. New audio commentary, broadcast presentation and over-the-top arena designs deliver a fresh new feel to every game. No matter how you play, NHL Threes stays fresh with multiple game modes, including cooperative or competitive play with friends, online versus against other players, or the new Circuit Mode where you battle through leagues and complete challenges to make it to the big show.

NHL 18 introduces new dekes that give players creative freedom to freeze goaltenders and create space around defenders. Players can also string together deking combinations into fluid dangles that give every attack the potential to be a creative masterpiece. On defense, the new Defensive Skill Stick delivers full control over your stick to target poke checks, keep sticks extended, or sweep sticks back and forth for zone coverage. Finally, the new Creative A.I. system lets AI teammates leverage the same new deking, passing, and defensive tools that you do, making for smarter plays in every zone.

NHL 18 introduces draft expansion to the acclaimed Franchise Mode, letting you take on the front office role of the 31st NHL team: the Vegas Golden Knights. Play as the authentic Golden Knights before their first NHL game, or draft your very own 32nd team in your hometown and reshape the league entirely, complete with a unique roster, arena, jersey, logo, and even a custom mascot. Expansion gives you the power to bring the excitement of professional hockey to your hometown on a quest to capture the Cup.

NHL 18 introduces new dekes and playmaking combinations that let you light the lamp with insane speed and dozens of jaw-dropping skill moves, including between-the-legs dekes, passes, and shots that make every moment memorable. Take control of the most skilled players in the NHL and experience the sport that was meant to be a videogame with the fastest pace, biggest hits, and most insane goal-scoring of any sports game out there.
TheVisualizer
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(04-20-2017, 08:47 PM)
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Disaapointed in the apparent direction but those additions you posted seem good. I was just talking about how they gimped the deking system from last gen recently. 3 on 3 mode is a good addition. They should allow it to be toggled to either play like the normal gameplay or like the old arcadey 3v3 game. Online play is a must for this as well.

My wishlist of other stuff in order of importance:

1- fix the glitch where it will not allow you to pass periodically when you press the pass button. This shit is unacceptable and happens to me 2-3 times a game. Ive tried all kind of controllers wired and wireless and it still happens

2- fix goalie rebound control on shots they should be able to handle easily. Im tired of people being able to rely on throwing weak wristers at the goalies pads to get that same rebound goal over and over.

3- Add some goddamn neutral zone defensive a.i. besides them backing up so that im forced to dump it in periidically instead of being able to enter the zone cleanly most of the time against the cpu

4- Rethink the faceoff system. Its dumb that they take into account how long you hold your grip for as a factor in whether you win or lose. Make early attempts whiff longer so you cant spam them and if you spam more than 3 have the player thrown out. If the second player is a human and spams 3 times just make them lose the faceoff on purpose. People will stop spamming and use the system properly where timing and the rock-paper-scissors can play out better.

5- Revamp the inconsistent physics when a puck carrier is bodychecked where the puck goes in a completely different direction than expected. This happens most along the wall. Ill enter the zone at high speed with the puck in front of me and get a weak body check from behind or diagonally behind and somehow the puck squirts behind me to the defender most times.

6- Add some consistency and control to board play. This is huge part of hockey that is pretty much ignored. The person pinned needs to option to protect the puck from being poked out, which would trigger some kind of animation that could not be spammed. The defender would either need to wait until its not protected to retrieve it clean, would take extra attempts to pry it loose or would need an extra defender to come in to help. The passes along the boards while pinned need to be addressed since they rarely work anymore even when passing to your open side.

7- Add online franchise mode. Their BS excuse that nobody played it last time was because it took 5 mins to progress thru every single menu. Maybe make some improvements to that and people wont give up on it this time...

8- More customization in EASHL. I want to name our a.i. teammates, and they should expand on the player, jersey and arena customization. I wouldnt mind them to add non-sim ridiculous stuff for arena customization or anything to add more atmosphere to rinks and personality to teams.
Last edited by TheVisualizer; 04-20-2017 at 10:04 PM.
Stat!
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(04-21-2017, 12:34 AM)
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Games tonight?

Totally agree Vis.

I want better AI in the defensive end when handling the puck. Just better AI in general.

Overhauled franchise mode. Its embarrassing how far behind this mode is too other series. They are adding stuff thats either awful (setting chicken finger prices) or not fully thought through (morale with no way of seeing what influences morale properly)
TheVisualizer
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(04-21-2017, 01:25 AM)
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Yea i can play
Stat!
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(04-21-2017, 04:10 PM)
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Here is that OT goal from last night.

Physics!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-tiWhp96qg
TheVisualizer
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(04-21-2017, 04:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by Stat!

Here is that OT goal from last night.

Physics!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-tiWhp96qg

Honestly dude, you are doing me a disservice posting only that part of the clip that has my shit talking taken completely out of context.

I guess you had the game on mute before you decided to upload that...
Stat!
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(04-21-2017, 05:01 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheVisualizer

Honestly dude, you are doing me a disservice posting only that part of the clip that has my shit talking taken completely out of context.

I guess you had the game on mute before you decided to upload that...

I have to admit your voice is hilarious. I dont even know why it has that voice there.

Want me to take it down?
TheVisualizer
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(04-21-2017, 05:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Stat!

I have to admit your voice is hilarious. I dont even know why it has that voice there.

Want me to take it down?

If you wouldnt mind.

For anyone interested in the context, the club we played was called Mexican Mafia. We played them twice in a row and they resorted to some cheese tactics so both victories we got were sweet, especially the 2nd which we won in OT on Stat's weird goal. One of their players who was most annoying to me had a vulgar name like "HowMah DickTasteNow" so that what was what my comment was about.
Stat!
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(04-21-2017, 06:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheVisualizer

If you wouldnt mind.

For anyone interested in the context, the club we played was called Mexican Mafia. We played them twice in a row and they resorted to some cheese tactics so both victories we got were sweet, especially the 2nd which we won in OT on Stat's weird goal. One of their players who was most annoying to me had a vulgar name like "HowMah DickTasteNow" so that what was what my comment was about.

I changed the music so we dont hear your voice.
TheVisualizer
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(04-21-2017, 11:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by Stat!

I changed the music so we dont hear your voice.

13thStep
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(04-24-2017, 11:39 PM)
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Anyone around for games? Maybe at like 7 or 730?
Stat!
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(04-24-2017, 11:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by 13thStep

Anyone around for games? Maybe at like 7 or 730?

7:30 seems likely
Delryk
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(Yesterday, 04:56 PM)
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i should be around tonight 7pm to 11pm
TheVisualizer
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(Yesterday, 06:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by Delryk

i should be around tonight 7pm to 11pm

Thx now I know what hours I can go break into your cottage tonight and rob the place
Delryk
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(Yesterday, 11:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheVisualizer

Thx now I know what hours I can go break into your cottage tonight and rob the place

Go for it... insurances will give me better shit! ;)
TheVisualizer
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(Today, 12:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by Delryk

Go for it... insurances will give me better shit! ;)

If you are still getting on tonight, what are we playing?

1- NHL w me and possibly Mercy & others
OR
2- Ghost Recon w me myself and I

Keep in mind that Mercy said he hates your guts when I spoke to him last... Choose wisely
13thStep
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(Today, 12:16 AM)
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I said i hated your guts Vis ;)

I'm around for nhl, send me a message on psn if you play
TheVisualizer
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(Today, 12:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by 13thStep

I said i hated your guts Vis ;)

I'm around for nhl, send me a message on psn if you play

Im screenshotting this and will send it to u via PM in Sept when you ask why u didnt get that automatic invite for NHL 18
13thStep
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(Today, 12:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by TheVisualizer

Im screenshotting this and will send it to u via PM in Sept when you ask why u didnt get that automatic invite for NHL 18

You bastard!
zsswimmer
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(Today, 08:47 PM)
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Ill probably be on tonight ;)
Stat!
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(Today, 09:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by zsswimmer

Ill probably be on tonight ;)

Awww yeahhhh. Me too!

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