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    Im back... And what happened to the player base??

    Hey, i used to play Quakelive before all this premium and pro stuff came. If i recall correctly the player base was a lot bigger back then. Has it been getting smaller and smaller? Is the server list really that small? Im worried Quakelive will become unplayable because of small playerbase

    Lighten me up guys.

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    Well, naturally there are many people who wants freebies and do not want to use pay2play model. But I believe if no subscription would be implemented, there would be no player base at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vurun View Post
    Well, naturally there are many people who wants freebies and do not want to use pay2play model. But I believe if no subscription would be implemented, there would be no player base at all.
    You are completely wrong, to even utilise the premium features unless you are doing a duel or public server, you wont ever get a match going on a more permanent basis as you will lock out all the public players.

    I dont mind people paying for premium, it means i dont have to pay for anything, or stop playing because there is features i wont get. I dont know about those that play QL only but i always have Q3 and mods to fall back upon to test map geometry at will for maps that is not in the public mappool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rangerjr1 View Post
    Hey, i used to play Quakelive before all this premium and pro stuff came. If i recall correctly the player base was a lot bigger back then. Has it been getting smaller and smaller? Is the server list really that small? Im worried Quakelive will become unplayable because of small playerbase

    Lighten me up guys.
    Just join a server and someone will be along shortly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lorfa View Post
    Just join a server and someone will be along shortly.
    ^ haha. I love your optimism Lorfa... just be honest w/ the guy .

    Yes, the population is getting smaller and smaller, and finding good games is much harder these days w/ the dwindling qlive population. What do you expect from a 12+ year old game?

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    Quote Originally Posted by c3 View Post
    ^ haha. I love your optimism Lorfa... just be honest w/ the guy .
    Are you calling me a liar?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lorfa View Post
    Are you calling me a liar?
    I thought I called you optimistic. Why must you change my words around? :<.

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    Hard to tell. We don't have numbers from before August 2010 and we don't have numbers now. Plus, you never see all the servers. Severs below your tier are usually not listed. And depending on filter options, you see even less servers.
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    player base is low because the map selection is garbage, there are practically no servers running ra3 maps.

    and im not paying premium to join a ra3 map that has no players in it. besides the community doesnt seem to consist of ra3 players.

    space camp. what a joke

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chacruna View Post
    space camp. what a joke
    Kind of the point.

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