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Re: Machete/2x4

Nov 11, 2013

that makes no sense, people don't use the machete because of just it's high loadout cost, it's because all the other purchaseables are much better and if people wanna melee, the cheaper loadout friendly 2x4 does more than enough, infact being somewhat better than the machete overall.

 

Only thing that I dislike about weapons when it comes to balance is when something is useless, the machete is that. Everything beats it everywhere basically, that's a problem.

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People aren't going to just run around slashing at one another if the machete is cheaper.  Be sensible.

 

I had issues for the first months of the game getting a 2x4 at all in some games.  Now I know I'll get one.  Every time.   I don't even have to kill anyone.  And it's modded easily by hanging on to whatever else I pick up.

 

Why would I spend 4 points and 400 parts for a weapon inferior to what the game will give me, free?  

The machete is a difficult weapon to modify/buff, because a better, far better, equivalent is already there.



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Re: Machete/2x4

Nov 11, 2013
Machete > Everything

(When it comes to special executions)

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The entertainment value of machete specials is unparalleled.



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Re: Machete/2x4

Nov 11, 2013

I still like blowing heads off with the shorty/shotgun... but yea special execution animations goes to machete for sure

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Re: Machete/2x4

Nov 11, 2013

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People aren't going to just run around slashing at one another if the machete is cheaper.  Be sensible.

 

I had issues for the first months of the game getting a 2x4 at all in some games.  Now I know I'll get one.  Every time.   I don't even have to kill anyone.  And it's modded easily by hanging on to whatever else I pick up.

 

Why would I spend 4 points and 400 parts for a weapon inferior to what the game will give me, free?  

The machete is a difficult weapon to modify/buff, because a better, far better, equivalent is already there.


I know a bunch of great players who build their loadout with the machete as their primary weapon and it works for THEM, just because the Shotgun or the Flamethrower works better for YOU doesn't mean it's better, personal preference, have you heard of it?


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Re: Machete/2x4

Nov 11, 2013
the fact that something works for someone does not mean its good or in this case even on par with other things in its class. machete is inferior to every other purchasable. its still awesome tho.

also, machete is fine. stop asking for nerfs!
oh, wait....
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shame that people who build a loadout around the machete can get downed by someone with a modded 2x4 that their enemy got for free nearly every time.

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Re: Machete/2x4

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bialy0021 wrote:
the fact that something works for someone does not mean its good or in this case even on par with other things in its class. machete is inferior to every other purchasable. its still awesome tho.

also, machete is fine. stop asking for nerfs!
oh, wait....

Lol, the Machete is 4 points because it's a close range beast the same way the Military Sniper is a long range beast, not EVERYONE can use the Military Sniper to it's full potential tho, not EVERYONE can get headshots and all the good things that come with the MS, does that make it crap? no...

 

In the same vein, the Machete is a BEAST in the right hands, can it get beat by a Modded 2x4? of course this comes down to the skill of the players, in the same way, can the Hunting Rifle beat the Military Sniper? of course this also comes down to the skill of the player....


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Re: Machete/2x4

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How many would a bunch be?

Why don't you lighten up just a little bit?



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