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  1. 59 points
    Good evening, counselors and slashers. We’ve seen your reports; our Jason characters aren’t scary. We’ve seen the videos of counselors running circles around Jason and smacking him upside the head, repeatedly, while he quietly resigns himself to his fate. We’ve even seen videos of Jason being forced to run away while being chased by 4 Chads with baseball bats. That’s not cool, and Chad is a dick. As such, we will be implementing the following changes to Jason characters. Each Jason will be gaining a small speed increase - this is not so fast as to make it impossible for counselors to escape from a Jason player, but it is enough to make Jason feel more relentless. Each Jason will start with 2 additional throwing knives. Jason’s grab reach and radius have been looked at and reworked - this should help alleviate the issues players are reporting of counselors slipping through Jason’s fingers, while still retaining a fair grab range for counselor players. We feel that these changes will do quite a bit to bring a proper balance to the game. Please continue submitting your feedback for Friday the 13th: The Game!
  2. 57 points
    Good morning, counselors. We have received multiple reports that many of you are bringing more pocket knives than could possibly be necessary to camp. In addition to pocket knives, there is an abundance of sharp-edged and blunt instruments that can be used as weaponry. The following changes will be made to acceptable behavior when we next open the camp: Pocket knives will be far less available throughout the camp, though special visitors will still be allowed to bring a personal pocket knife. We have limited access to some pieces of hardware that can be used as weaponry, including an abundance of machetes and wrenches, that have later been found left around the camp. – These items will still be at the camp, but there will be less available. Special note: Due to the abandonment of expensive medical inventory – Med Sprays - all over the grounds, we have been forced to reduce the amount available. Please remember to do your part to eliminate the wasting of expensive and necessary camp supplies.
  3. 36 points
    Unlockables for Levels 1-150: NOTE: Unlocked characters are in bold. Bloody Jason skins are italicized. Unlocked during the match: Tommy Jarvis Unlocked from the start at Level 1: Part 3 Jason (with Retro Jason skin), Part 5 Jason (with both green and blue jumpsuit skins), Vanessa, Chad, Jenny, Kenny, Shelly Level 2: Clothing update #1 for Kenny 3: Part 6 Jason unlocked 4: A.J. unlocked 5: Clothing update #1 for A.J. 6: Deborah unlocked 7: Part 7 Jason unlocked 8: Buggzy unlocked 9: Clothing update #1 for Buggzy 10: Eric unlocked 11: Clothing update #1 for Eric 12: Clothing update #1 for Vanessa 13: Part 2 Jason unlocked, Clothing update #1 for Chad 14: Adam unlocked 15: Clothing update #1 for Adam 16: Clothing update #1 for Deborah 17: Clothing update #2 for Buggzy 18: Tiffany unlocked 19: Clothing update #1 for Tiffany 20: Part 8 Jason unlocked 21: Clothing update #1 for Jenny 22: Clothing update #2 for Vanessa 23: Clothing update #2 for Chad 24: Mitch unlocked, Clothing update #2 for A.J. 25: Clothing update #2 for Deborah 26: Clothing update #3 for Buggzy 27: Clothing update #2 for Eric 28: Clothing update #2 for Adam 29: Clothing update #2 for Tiffany 30: Clothing update #2 for Kenny 31: Part 9 Jason unlocked 32: Fox unlocked 33: Clothing update #3 for Vanessa, Clothing update #3 for Chad 34: Clothing update #3 for A.J. 35: Clothing update #3 for Deborah 36: Clothing update #4 for Buggzy 37: Clothing update #3 for Eric 38: Clothing update #3 for Adam 39: Clothing update #3 for Tiffany 40: Clothing update #3 for Kenny 41: Clothing update #2 for Jenny 42: Victoria unlocked, Clothing update #4 for Vanessa 43: Clothing update #4 for Chad 44: Part 4 Jason unlocked, Clothing update #4 for A.J. 45: Clothing update #4 for Deborah 46: Clothing update #5 for Buggzy 47: Clothing update #4 for Eric 48: Clothing update #4 for Adam 49: Clothing update #4 for Tiffany 50: Clothing update #4 for Kenny 51: Clothing update #3 for Jenny 52: Clothing update #5 for Vanessa 53: Clothing update #5 for Chad 54: Clothing update #5 for A.J. 55: Clothing update #5 for Deborah 56: Clothing update #6 for Buggzy 57: Clothing update #5 for Eric 58: Clothing update #5 for Adam 59: Clothing update #5 for Tiffany 60: Clothing update #5 for Kenny 61: Clothing update #4 for Jenny 62: Clothing update #6 for Vanessa 63: Clothing update #6 for Chad 64: Clothing update #6 for A.J. 65: Clothing update #6 for Deborah 66: Clothing update #7 for Buggzy 67: Clothing update #6 for Eric 68: Clothing update #6 for Adam 69: Clothing update #6 for Tiffany 70: Clothing update #6 for Kenny 71: Clothing update #5 for Jenny 72: Clothing update #7 for Vanessa 73: Clothing update #7 for Chad 74: Clothing update #7 for A.J. 75: Clothing update #7 for Deborah 76: Clothing update #8 for Buggzy 77: Clothing update #7 for Eric 78: Clothing update #7 for Adam 79: Clothing update #7 for Tiffany 80: Clothing update #7 for Kenny 81: Clothing update #6 for Jenny 82: Clothing update #8 for Vanessa 83: Clothing update #8 for Chad 84: Clothing update #8 for A.J. 85: Clothing update #8 for Deborah 86: Clothing update #9 for Buggzy 87: Clothing update #8 for Eric 88: Clothing update #8 for Adam 89: Clothing update #8 for Tiffany 90: Clothing update #9 for Vanessa 91: Clothing update #9 for Chad 92: Clothing update #8 for Kenny 93: Clothing update #7 for Jenny 94: Clothing update #9 for A.J. 95: Clothing update #9 for Eric 96: Clothing update #8 for Jenny 97: Clothing update #9 for Kenny 98: Clothing update #9 for Adam 99: Clothing update #9 for Deborah 100: Clothing update #9 for Jenny 101: Clothing update #9 for Tiffany 102: Clothing update #1 for Mitch 103: Light Bloody Skin, Part 3 Jason 104: Clothing update #1 for Fox 105: None 106: None 107: Light Bloody Skin, Part 6 Jason 108: New Grab Kill can be bought with CP “Rugby Player” 109: Clothing update #1 for Shelly 110: Light Bloody Skin, Part 7 Jason 111: Clothing update #1 for Victoria 112: None 113: Weapon Swapping Feature for all Jason’s unlocked 114: None 115: Light Bloody Skin, Part 2 Jason 116: Clothing update #2 for Mitch 117: None 118: New Grab Kill can be bought with CP “Disarm” 119: Light Bloody Skin, Part 8 Jason 120: Clothing update #2 for Fox 121: None 122: Light Bloody Skin, Part 9 Jason 123: None 124: Clothing update #2 for Shelly 125: New Grab Kill can be bought with CP “Free Kick” 126: Light Bloody Skin, Part 4 Jason 127: Clothing update #2 for Victoria 128: None 129: None 130: Light Bloody Skin, Part 5 Jason 131: None 132: Clothing update #3 for Mitch 133: Heavy Bloody Skin, Part 3 Jason 134: None 135: Heavy Bloody Skin, Part 6 Jason 136: None 137: Clothing update #3 for Fox 138: Heavy Bloody Skin, Part 7 Jason 139: Heavy Bloody Skin, Part 2 Jason 140: None 141: Heavy Bloody Skin, Part 8 Jason 142: Clothing update #3 for Shelly 143: None 144: Heavy Bloody Skin, Part 9 Jason 145: Heavy Bloody Skin, Part 4 Jason 146: Heavy Bloody Skin, Part 5 Jason 147: None 148: Clothing update #3 for Victoria 149: None 150: None Skull Challenges Emote Unlockables: Challenge One (Broken Down): No Survivors: Hurry XP Score: Check Pockets Undetected: The Cabin Boogie Challenge Two (Power Struggle): No Survivors: Take a bow XP Score: Melbourne Shuffle Undetected: Pelvic Thrust  Challenge Three (Lights Out): No Survivors: Scatter XP Score: Air Guitar Undetected: The Mia Challenge Four (Stargazing): No Survivors: Apologize XP Score: What Was That? Undetected: The Pumpkin Patch Challenge Five (Packanack Party): No Survivors: Victory! XP Score: Gun Show Undetected: Sexy Sway Challenge Six (Snuggle by the Fire): No Survivors: Getting Silly XP Score: Friday Night Fever Undetected: How Rude! Challenge Seven (Strip Poker): No Survivors: Yawn XP Score: Feelin’ It Undetected: The Vincent Challenge Eight (Escaping): No Survivors: Flirt XP Score: Freaky Friday Undetected: Flip Off Challenge Nine (JASON IS HERE): No Survivors: Temper Tantrum XP Score: The Low Down Undetected: The Bel-Air Challenge Ten (Vacation Party): No Survivors: Threaten XP Score: Bouncin’ and Boppin’ Undetected: The Running Man I believe this list to be complete, please post if you see something I missed or if you think I have something at the wrong level.
  4. 36 points
  5. 34 points
    Does anyone else think there should be an end of round screen highlighting whose done what: top car fixer, driver, boat, phone, betrayer, trapper etc. You know in some games, the only thing that gets done for example is call the cops and it should at least give a bit of recognition as to who called or fixed something. It might, just might, encourage a little less dicking about tea bagging and to try and do objectives, bringing out a bit of competitiveness to get on the end of round podium so to speak. Other games like battlefield do it - top medic, assault, assist etc.
  6. 33 points
    I've been having a lot of fun with the game again over the last few days. I've given up on trying to Grab as Jason. It's just not worth fighting the game mechanics anymore. Until the devs fix the grab, I'm just gonna resort to slashing everyone to (near) death. I'm doing this even more since the new patch, which added a gun store to every camp site in the game. Thing is, slashing is also creating more fear and tension in the match than before. People really freak out when you use Stalk + Shift slash. It just hits them out of nowhere and creates jump scares. Anyways...I had this round last night that is a PERFECT example of why I slash as opposed to grab. I hope you enjoy watching...This round has it all: Broken grabs, pocket knives in abundance, how to deal with it, and a pretty great ending Hope you guys enjoy! and here's a video from Randy's last twitch stream, where I was Jason for the final round of the night (feat. @Tattooey). This was a pretty intense round too. https://www.twitch.tv/videos/211816719?t=138m33s Hope you enjoy these clips and everyone is enjoying the holidays!
  7. 32 points
    Howdy Campers, long time no see. Sorry about that, been head down, working with the team on this upcoming patch. They have busted hump and I'm proud of this content patch dropping on Tuesday, Jan 30th. But let's cut to the chase. J5 STATS!! First off, he unlocks at level 0, meaning you get him instantly. OK, now the pros and cons. PROS CONS + Throwing Knives - Defense + Stalk - Grip Strength + Can Run - Stun Resistance I know there's a lot of questions about Paranoia as well. I will be doing a write-up next week to update everyone here on the forums as to the current status of Paranoia. Look for that post mid-next week. -W
  8. 31 points
    Have you noticed how, no matter what patches/updates are released, there are ALWAYS those who cry armageddon? An example of what I've seen in the last 12 hours: "This game is completely unplayable now." "This is ridiculous I'm not going to play unless they fix all of this." "I'm starting a Change.org campaign to get rid of these fixes." "F*ck these guys. They intentionally made a great game then ruined it on purpose!" "Jason is completely nerfed. No one wants to play him now. This is a 'Counselor Escape Button'." "I loved this game, but I'm selling it tonight. GUN and Illfonic can go to hell." I'm going to keep this short because I know no one reads the Tolstoy-length posts. Wow. First of all, the devs weren't ignoring you, "the fan base" -- they were listening. They were listening to everyone. There was glitching that actually ruined certain rounds, there were inconsistencies, and there was rampant exploitation and cheating. You don't like the fact that you can't double and triple-trap now? Why would the Jason in the films have double or triple-trapped? Did he think, "Ooh, they'll see the LEAVES! Maybe they'll disarm it, so I better plant two or three more!" No. He would have planted a trap and moved on. You don't like the fact that dropped important items now show up as an icon on the map? Did counselors in the films think, "Y'know, there's a monstrous killer on the loose. It'd be really funny to take these items that would help us escape and drop them behind some rocks or in the lake, and watch everyone frantically look for them!" No. They wanted to live. So those whom do not had their power to troll reduced. You don't like the fact that Jason's reach has been reduced to the LENGTH OF HIS ARM? Sorry, but he isn't Mr. Fantastic or Plastic Man. It was off, so they fixed it. These guys deserve applause for listening to everyone -- not just you. Compliments and suggestions are always welcome. Complaints are even listened to. But "bitching" is a universal tune-out for every human being. You're mad? Fine. Take a breath and say what you're mad about, and hope you will get your way. But throwing every bit of negative emotion into your post simply creates an inclination to scroll past it, and it takes away your credibility in the forums as a "whiner." Again, everyone has a voice. It's all about how you choose to use it. Peace, Love, and Hockey Masks, - Skunk
  9. 31 points
    It’s Friday Slashers & Counselors. We’re close to releasing the next update for Friday the 13th: The Game, and we have a lot of information to share with you today. Offline Bots: Maybe you hate playing online with people. Maybe you want to learn the lay of the land in all the maps. Maybe you just want to practice laying waste to scores of counselors. No matter the why of your situation, today I am happy to announce that the next update of Friday the 13th: The Game will include offline bots. To access this new feature, you’ll want to select the new “Offline Play” menu item, and then “Offline Bots”. Next up you’ll want to select the map you want to play on, and select your preferred counselor punishing Jason. Finally, you will be able to select how difficult the bots you play against will be from the 3 difficulty levels included in the update – Easy, Normal, and Hard. The higher the difficulty you choose, the longer counselors will remember you being in the area, the more likely they are to fight you, the quicker they are to react to your presence, the quicker they are to exit hiding spaces when you leave, and the more likely they are to use Medical Sprays smartly. They’ll fix cars, boats, hide in closets, under beds, in sleeping bags, barricade doors, and more to keep you from making them into another victim. Feel like honing your single prey hunting skills? You’ll be able to select from 1 to 7 counselors in your offline game to ensure that you are playing against exactly how many counselors you want to stalk. Max Level Increase: Today I’m excited to talk about one of the new changes coming with our next update; an increase in max player level from 101 to 150. This increase won’t just be a number that keeps getting higher as you play more and earn XP. There are some cool things that you will unlock along the way, and we’re going to talk about a few of those right now. New for Counselors: More clothing coloring options for Mitch, Fox… and a couple more counselors that we aren’t ready to speak about, yet… allowing you to stand out from the other prey in the match. New for Jason: get ready to murder pesky counselors in new ways. In the upcoming patch you will be able to unlock two brand-spankin’ new grab kills for Jason, absolutely for free. Well, except for the cost of CP. We’ll also have bloody variations of multiple Jasons allowing you to walk around splattered with blood like the slasher you are. That’s not all, though. More level rewards will be added in the coming months, and we’ll have more information about them in the coming months. Holiday Events: Starting on December 18th and lasting through to the 23rd, your chances of rolling a Rare and Epic perk will be increased. My advice, hoard that CP you collect over the weekend and spend it next week instead. Starting on December 23rd and running through to the 27th, your chances of finding BOTH Pamela and Jarvis tapes will be increased. If you’re rummaging through drawers and find one, maybe go ahead and be a Chad and keep it for yourself. Finally, from December 23rd and running through to January 2nd, you will be earning DOUBLE CP. Please note that CP earned from leveling up is NOT doubled, but everything else is. But when does it come out? For our Steam and PS4 users, you’re looking at receiving the next update on Monday, 12/18/2017. That is not an exact time, as there isn’t one available. For our Xbox One players, we expect the update to follow shortly.
  10. 30 points
    Virtual Cabin 2.0 is coming in the next update to Friday the 13th: The Game! The new Virtual Cabin is an expansion and complete overhaul of the original that we launched prior to release of the full game on PC. For those unfamiliar; the Virtual Cabin is a combination museum to Friday the 13th: The Game, and an interactive dev diary! 2.0 is far larger in scope, not only with information and accessibility, but it includes far more than meets the eye if you start to explore. Why explore? Well…...we’ve added a ton of stuff hidden below the surface. The secrets in the updated Virtual Cabin are completely new. The more you explore, the more you’ll discover, and the more everything becomes clear to you. The Virtual Cabin is not what it seems, and it will take everything you have to unlock its secrets. Our team is really looking forward to seeing just how long it takes everyone to play through the full experience. That said; Virtual Cabin 2.0 is a complete re-imaging of our first iteration, and it has been completely upgraded to be more challenging and far more expansive. We encourage you to keep plugging away, because nothing is what it seems, and there is so much to discover. All it takes is finding the key.
  11. 29 points
    In October 2017, we announced that we would begin working on updating the Friday the 13th: The Game to the latest version of the Unreal Engine. This update will allow us to address many problems that negatively impact game performance as well as fix bugs that can’t be fixed otherwise. It’s also absolutely required for us to continue working on Dedicated Servers for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of the game. We estimate that the integration of the new engine will be completed, at the earliest, sometime in April. The nature of this update means that there will be no regular patches until it is released. Upgrading the engine means touching every piece of content in the game, updating new content that is being created, and needing to retest all core features and gameplay balance to make sure they are not affected.With the release of the latest balance and bug fix patches, we’re now able to transition the full team to working on this upgrade. We will be posting regular news updates on our fixes as well as our plans for future changes throughout this process. We look forward to all of your feedback and we’re all very excited for the future of Friday the 13th: The Game! Thank you all for your patience and continued support! What will updating the engine change or improve? (Please keep in mind that we will have more specifics closer to release) Potential for physics improvements and fixes for vehicles, ragdolls, hair, and more Better performance on all platforms Required support for Dedicated Servers on the Xbox One and Playstation 4 Fixes for long standing issues that will be automatically resolved by moving to the new engine version Will the Dedicated Servers for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 be released with the engine update patch? No. The engine update patch is, however, a critical component in getting Dedicated Servers functioning on consoles, and is absolutely required for us to get there. Unfortunately, that does mean that our focus has to be on the update first - so we’ll need to wait until that’s wrapping up to start estimating the work remaining to get to Dedicated Servers, and provide you with that information. How does this affect the current Road Map? Following the release of Jason Part 5 and Pinehurst, the content on the roadmap from November will be delayed while we focus on engine updates and prepare for dedicated servers. We’ll be communicating regularly with everyone about the engine change and the content affected by it, as well as teasing new content during this period. We will not be creating a new roadmap until we’re at a point where we’re comfortable with the dates involved - we want to make sure that when we tell you something is coming, you can count on it.
  12. 29 points
  13. 27 points
    In many matches last night I would raid a couple of cabins and the police would be on their way. Granted the Good Sport Club on PS4 is full of good players. However it was too easy to escape good Jason's too. I literally bumped right into @pioneer67fkd as he came out of shift and ran right past him as he missed his completely useless grab attempt. This game needs some of it's edge back. I hope to see the new patch soon with some changes towards making Jason more deadly and the councilors less likely to escape. It's just way too easy. Jason feels clunky. And as a counselor the thrill of the chase is over.
  14. 25 points
    I’d like to take a moment to address the Devs directly. @Gertz@GunMedia_Ben@[IllFonic]Courier For those who are not aware, I have spent the better part of 20 years working in various fields in some form of analytical role or as a developer for training related materials for the military. I have spent, literally, days at a time doing trends analysis, statistical assessments, and developing courses of action based on changes made within a given “system”. I provide feedback, suggest changes, and develop workable changes to improve performance. I’m going keep this brief, but I’d like to suggest a couple things: 1. If you are working with a system that has a ton of consequential interplay between mechanics, don’t change too much at one time. Before you make any changes, assess what implication that change will bring. Figure out what other factors within the system will be affected and forecast the most likely outcomes. Make the change and observe. Keep the change modest. 2. Adjust that single change as needed until you get the desired result. (the extremes on both sides of the coin quit being the only voices that ring loudest) 3. Make the next change. I will say I generally don’t have much issue with this last patch in regards to the changes, though I’m still developing an opinion on the grab mechanics as they are now. There has been a lot of negative and positive feedback regarding the implementation of grab reach/area changes, traps changes, Jason’s melee hit detection, and posting icons on the map. The one mistake that I think you have made is that you are tweaking too many things in a single instance without finding that “sweet spot” with your players. It is much easier to do this kind of work when you are not beholden to pleasing a rabid fan base. For that, you have my sympathy, because it is a battle you cannot win…completely. I would suggest the changes you should focus on are those that were complained about most. I get that is why you tackled the grab reach debate. That is fine. You should have singled that mechanic out and fully sorted it before addressing anything else. Using the method of tossing enough stuff at a wall and finding out what will stick will end up costing you more time than just methodically fixing one key issue, then moving on to the next. As it is now, you are creating tons of different feedback trains, with each one focusing on a different change. Plus, there are a few other trains still rolling in regards to previous adjustments (or lack thereof). As you’ve told us before, you are a small team. Please be cautious about how many fires you light at once regarding game mechanics hot buttons. It creates a very fluid dynamic and a ripple effect in gameplay. More importantly, it makes it harder to figure out exactly what you NEED to fix when so many different factors are altered regarding gameplay. Just some food for thought. The new DLC’s are nice. Thank you. Keep up the hard work. TL;DR Don’t make too many changes to gameplay mechanics at one time. It makes it harder to sort out issues and fine tune functionality. You’ll also get less backlash from the players.
  15. 25 points
    Jason Part 5 and Pinehurst Jason Part 5 and the Pinehurst map are both now available for both Multiplayer and Offline Bots! Part 5 has no level requirement and has access to the following grab kills: Hedge Trimmer Last Breath You’re so Vein New Unlockable Grab Kill The grab kill Rugby Player is now available! The requirements to unlock Rugby Player are: Level: 108 Cost: 2500 CP Changes and Bug Fixes General Reduced the amount of Pocket Knives and Medical Sprays that can spawn per match Adjusted the amount of available spawns per match for each weapon Addressed several issues that were causing players to become interaction locked Fixed a bug that caused Bear Traps to disappear when disarmed by a counselor Fixed a bug related to the “The Final Chapter” achievement that was causing players to crash Jason Jason will now begin each match equipped with 2 additional throwing knives Jason’s movement speed has been slightly increased Jason’s grab range and cone has been slightly increased Players can once again access the medium bloody skin for Savini Jason Note: The unlockable Light/Heavy bloody skins are not available for Savini Jason Fixed a bug that allowed Jason’s character model to rotate while knocked down The grab kills “Free Kick” and “Disarm” will now properly grant Versatile experience Counselors Fixed a bug where - if a player interacted with a window in a certain way, the window would break and incorrectly cause damage to the player Fixed inconsistencies that were appearing in several counselor models Maps The Fuse will no longer be able to spawn in the same building as the Phone Box Addressed several exploit locations on all maps Made adjustments to several locations that were causing the objectives/repair parts spawns to be inaccessible Vehicles Fixed several bugs related to the boat flipping mechanic Offline Play Made many improvements and bug fixes to the bot AI in Offline Bots Restart function added to the pause menu in Offline Bots Fixed a bug causing the end score screen to incorrectly show badge progression in Offline Bots Note: Badges can not be obtained through Offline Bots Matchmaking Added servers for South America and Australia [PC] Added region auto-detection [PC] Sound Players should once again be able to hear the sound of weapons and items being dropped The grab kill “Free Kick” will now properly take into account the user’s audio settings
  16. 25 points
    I played during vanilla when everyone was complaining about shift grabs and how you lost knives when using them on traps and there should be more knives in the game. Basically I always viewed these people as someone who didn't know the nature of what the game is and also someone who just isn't very good at it. Well it looks like they won and dumbed the game down for the casuals. Jason is an unstoppable killing machine and teamwork should be required to make it out alive as a counselor. Now I come back and see they added more knives, med spray, nerfed shift grab, and counselors bullying Jason LOL...what a joke. When the game first came out everyone wanted to play Jason because it was fun chasing down counselors and killing them because it was easy, like it should be! Now no one wants to play Jason because you have to go into try hard sweat mode to get a decent amount of kills. They successfully unbalanced the game by trying to make it balanced. It's not suppose to be a fair situation yet now it seems like the playing field is leveled. Which is a shame because this use to be a really fun game if you got into a good lobby...fun hunting down people as Jason and fun as a counselor because you had to be lucky and play good to survive. Last time I played I had to sweat as Jason and every time I played as a counselor is was a easy win.
  17. 24 points
    After a brief conversation with @Redcat345, I did some thinking on how I would like to see Mrs. Voorhees implimented as a playable killer. This is an idea for a 4 vs. 1 game featuring Pamela as the killer, built on suggestions from @Redcat345 and others in the past. Pamela Voorhees Strengths & Weaknesses: Option 1 Strengths +Stalk +Can Run (as fast as an average counselor) +Weapon Strength Weaknesses -Can't Shift -Destruction -Grip Strength This option allows Pamela to morph on par with an average Jason. Strengths & Weaknesses: Option 2 Strength +Shift +Can run (as fast as an average counselor) +Weapon Strength Weaknesses -Can't morph -Destruction -Grip Strength This option allows Pamela to shift but she can't exit shift in view of counselors- similar to how spawning as a zombie works in Left 4 Dead. Weapon Knife Alternatively, Pamela could use all edged weapons (axe, machete) Combat Pamela can crawl in and out of windows and hide in any hiding spot. Pamela's speed crawling in and out of windows or hiding spots is faster than any counselor, as well as completely silent. Pamela's stalk is abnormally long in duration, allowing for jump scares. Pamela has kills, that if she is hiding in a closet and a counselor walks past- she can perform an environmental jump scare kill. Pamela's combat is the same or similar to counselors. Pamela must first stun a counselor before being able to perform a grab kill. Pamela's grab kills are low-impact: stabbings, throats cut, etc. Pamela can run as fast as an average counselor but her stamina is significantly higher, walking does not have a stamina cost. Traps Pamela has no traps but is able to use the same bear traps as counselors. Sabotage As suggested by @Redcat345, Pamela can sabotage escape options- she can remove the battery from the vehicle or propeller from the boat. Depending on balance, this option could be limited to once per vehicle and boat per match. Maps This mode uses only the small maps. The escape options are limited to the boat, two seater and match time expiration. No guns spawn. Jason's shack doesn't spawn. The two seater is Pamela's Jeep. Pamela's Kill Conditions Scenario #1: Suggested by @Redcat345, Pamela can only be killed on the beach, with an axe or machete- the possibility of these conditions are heightened by the boat being a main escape option Scenario #2: Pamela can only be killed by the final remaining counselor, after a struggle mini game is won. The mini game favours Pamela. Scenario #3: Suggested by @Redcat345, Pamela can only be killed by a new hero character: Alice Pamela's Customization Pamela's base appearance will be as she appeared in first film Pamela will have an alternate skin, as zombie Pamela from Part 3 As I said at the beginning of this post, these are a mixture of new and old ideas. Feel free to add or suggest what you think would improve on these ideas.
  18. 24 points
    Just had a series of disappointing matches again tonight, and despite playing almost daily since release, my entire playgroup tonight (all 5 of us) decided together that we'd had enough, and are done unless the game gets a drastic rebalance, and recaptures its original spirit. One of the things that tipped us over the edge was listening to a series of talking Jasons during matches who sounded genuinely depressed at playing him, and as counselors, we had to actually offer constant encouragement to Jason-fucking-Voorhees in the middle of playing to prevent them from quitting. I even let one kill me (pretending I was trying to escape), as I felt so bad for him, and just wanted to boost his confidence. This is absolutely absurd that this is the case, and was the final nail in the coffin for us. The developers have shot themselves in the foot so badly that they've taken their entire leg off. We've totally exhausted our good will for the game, and thus also our patience with the constant glitches too. It's been months and months since release, and frankly, it's an insult that the developers have so little respect for their audience and their product that this shit remains unfixed (and actually keeps getting worse) and we're just expected to live with it. As if it's just the way of the world and sloppy work is the norm. Well, no more. I refuse to be indoctrinated into seeing negligent and incompetent management of a product I paid good money for as reasonable behaviour. I also refuse to let you hide behind your bullshit "Aw, shucks! We're just a small indie studio!" excuses anymore. Your attitude to your customers sucks, and you've needlessly ruined a product that used to be great, turning it into a parody of what the Kickstarter promised. You only got away with it for so long due to people's affection and nostalgia for the franchise, and their desire to go the extra mile in patience to see such a project succeed. But now you've abused that patience, and started to make a mockery out of the films - we're out. All of us. Of course I understand many people will see this and just think "Bye Felicia", and of course that's fine - I'm not fishing for sympathy - but I thought it was important to make a topic where people feeling the same way can express that.
  19. 23 points
    Nope. It's bullshit. All of it. I was in there for this part of the stream and Randy just kept digging the grave deeper and deeper. I did legitimately laugh when he got to the part about the grab range being a bug ALL THIS TIME. This game really is still in beta.
  20. 23 points
    I'm copying a post I made on Steam.(Although I will say these forums seem less whiny) Listen I get it....its easy to look at a DLC of a few kills and go... thats not worth 3 dollars... Of course thats not worth 3 dollars but you are however leaving out the fact they aren't dividing the community with DLC, if this were a shooter the DLC would be 4 maps that come out every 3 months that you have to pay for.... We get the maps for free here...we get the new Jason's for free....we get the new counselors for free....hell we even got some emotes for free..... The way they are doing DLC is how it should be done.....they give us the important stuff for free that way the community is not divided and then they offer up something small and non consequential to bring in some profit.
  21. 22 points
    THE F13 AVATAR COLLECTION This is the start of my F13 Avatar Collection. Any user is welcome to use them and I will be adding to it over time. All these meet sizing requirements for the avatar profile slot, so no need to worry if size is to big. These are also accessible on my profile page if you are looking to change in the future. Don't see what you're looking for? I take suggestions just drop a comment and I'll see what I can do. INSTRUCTIONS There are two ways to apply these avatars. You can download and re-upload to avatar slot in profile. You can simply right click image and copy image link address and paste in avatar slot in profile. (no need to download) Clicking images will make them appear in gallery view. ANIMATIONS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MASKS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- KILLERS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- GAME CHARACTERS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MOVIE CHARACTERS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PETS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MISC -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- XAMOEL COLLECTION
  22. 22 points
    I really wish the emotes were never added and would love to see them taken out of the game. I've never seen anyone use them to actually communicate, only seen counselors dancing around like idiots to taunt Jason and make him look like an even bigger bitch than he already is now. Standing in front of the cops dancing, knock Jason down and dance on him, a couple Bugzys tag teaming Jason while everyone stands around dancing, Jason stuck in a trap in front of a douche dancing. I just feel that it makes this game feel even more like the joke that the devs are trying to avoid it being seen as. Anyone else have an opinion on this? I don't think they'll actually be taken out of the game and that's fine, just curious if I'm not the only one who does a huge eye roll every time I see it.
  23. 22 points
    Friendly fire was one of the most underrated core reasons that indirectly made Jason a stronger threat when he arrived and it also made playing counselors more challenging. During the friendly fire era, you couldn't just gather up like a pack of sardines and start mindlessly swinging with no care for the direction of your fire like you can currently in this botched up version of 'Friday the 13th: The Pinata'. Friendly Fire being an element of the game forced you to play better as the counselor, it forced you to have better aim, it forced you to have stronger team mate awareness, and it forced you to create and play off better positioning as a team. And in the same playing field, Jason could also utilize friendly fire by swerving in a defensive direction towards other counselors to create bait & panic situations, which sometimes would fluster counselors into accidentally hitting one another. Split moments like these would often give the Jason player the opportunity to strike or make a move that he could capitalize on when up against groups. The problem was never Friendly Fire on it's own, the problem was the way that Gunmedia executed it that made it not fun to play against. It wasn't fun when you had a bitter troll trying to kill the team secretly one by one, and it also most definitely wasn't fun on the Jason side of things when your kills were stolen from grievers with shotguns and the likes. So here is the proposal of how Gunmedia can re-introduce Friendly Fire to the game, while also severely limiting the troll and anti-Jason kill steals. Friendly Fire: Counselors can no longer be killed by another counselor with a melee weapon (the finishing blow can only be performed by Jason) Shotguns no longer instantly kill a counselor, they will just leave them in a crippled state of movement with lowest health. Counselor placed bear traps no longer can kill a counselor, they will just leave them in a crippled state of movement with lowest health. Cars no longer instantly kill a counselor, they will just knock them down and then when they get up, they will be in a crippled state of movement with lowest health. Suicide can no longer be performed by windows or second story jumps. It will just whittle your health down to lowest possible number. Any counselor who makes another counselor enter "cripple" state (except for bear traps) will receive the -500 penalty that "Betrayal" currently has at the end of the match.
  24. 22 points
    Hello campers, As promised, I wanted to give you an update on the current status of Paranoia. Our goal with this game mode has always been to create a different experience compared to the traditional multiplayer F13 mode. We want it to be unique, scary, and offer a new kind of challenge for players. We began working on an internal prototype late last summer (2017), and started playing together (ILL + GUN) weekly. The point of the prototype was to test theories and ideas within the paper design doc for Paranoia. Do these ideas work? Is it unique and challenging? Most importantly - is it fun? To put it bluntly: it isn’t fun enough. We unanimously agreed, after weeks of playing together, that there’s something there...a glimmer of a very fun game mode. But it needs to stay in the oven longer. We need to keep throwing around ideas, mechanics and features to find the missing piece. But our teams were faced with hurdles to overcome, some greater than others. While we would have liked to go head down and keep pushing Paranoia, this would've required us to set aside the work towards dedicated servers, as Paranoia would've needed the full team. I had to make a decision, and focusing on dedicated servers and new content, feels like the best decision we could make. We have some ideas on what will make Paranoia what we want it to be, but until we launch and perfect dedicated servers, I made the call to hold on all forward movement with Paranoia. I’m sure that this is not the news that you were wanting to hear, but I think it’s the best call and it was mine to make. I always strive to steer this ship to the best of my ability. What I don’t want to do is launch a game mode that is “just ok”. We don’t get out of bed everyday to produce an average product. Once we are finished with dedicated servers, we will return our focus to Paranoia to continue tinkering to find the fun. If we never find it, then I will make the call to completely cancel it. Again, I don’t want to give you content that doesn’t live up to the standards we have tried to deliver throughout this journey together. You not only deserve better than that, you also deserve this type of transparency, and I intend on delivering both to you. I would also like to thank you all for your patience, and for the overwhelming support and passion you have for this game. We will continue to push to make this the best F13 experience we can, and we look forward to seeing you all at camp. -W
  25. 22 points
    Those of you who know me know I'm usually limited to gameplay on weekends and holidays -- because I'm a working schmuck who commutes over two hours to work each day, and after meals, cleanup, kids to bed, and chores -- when I have to choose between F13 and sleep, guess which usually wins?? That not withstanding, I got to play a bit on Saturday. At the time, there were no friends to be had, so it was "QuickPlay or No Play" for me. So I jumped into a full room. "Hey everyone!" *silence* "Nobody else has a mic?" *silence* "Oooo-kayy, I'll shut up now before you all mute me." Game play begins. My first time playing as Deborah. Looking forward to fixing all kinds of neat $#!&. Immediately find a knife, a walkie, and the FUSE! Neat! "Hey guys! Got the fuse! Anyone seen the fusebox?" *silence* Ugh. So I run to the next cabin. Med spray. Cool! THEN -- everything instantly goes into slow motion and turns an amber hue. They're killing Jason!! What??!! But it's been less than TWO MINUTES!! Game ends. Trophies and XP awarded. Me: "Well, you guys were either incredibly coordinated, or incredibly lucky!" *silence* Game starts again. Ol' Deb beats her nerdy little tushy to the nearest cabin. AGAIN, I find the fuse almost immediately. 2-3 houses later, THERE'S the fuse box! And it's trapped, but quite poorly. I start fixing it without triggering the trap, get it done in 0.5 seconds -- embarrassing the crap out of the entire Kensington family line. I race inside and call the po-po. Timer starts. WOW! I got the cops called within the first 90 seconds of gameplay! None of the other objectives are started, so I meander to a good midway point between the two exits and wait. One minute left to go. THEN -- Slow motion and amber again. Jason dies. AGAIN. And as previously, within the first five minutes of the game. Okay, this is getting weird. It happens THREE MORE TIMES in subsequent games. EVERY Jason dies. New players are coming in, and at the end of each round, each player who played Jason comes over the mic and either congratulates the silent room or yells obscenities at them before leaving. Finally -- it's me. In all my retro 8-bit purple-and-blue glory. And I know what's coming. I grab knives, trap the fuse box, then go to trap both cars. ONE dude is standing at the first car, not doing much of anything. He takes a wimpy swipe at me, but I grab him and dispatch him quickly. Then I return to business. AS SOON as I drop the last trap: *CYMBAL CRASH!!* "They're here, Jason! Don't let them take Mommy!!" The game . . . is afoot! Rather than dropping right in on a coordinated ambush, I drop on Stalk and port about 50 feet away from the shack. I'm behind the shack, and they're all in front. So I run up to the back wall, then squeeze in around it. And there's Jarvis, machete in hand, with his back to me. Jarvis spawns with a knife now. So I drop my purple axe upon him with a satisfying crunch and a loud "NOOOOOOOO!" He whirls around and smacks me ONCE with the machete. INSTANTLY, my mask flies off. "WHAT??!!", thought I. I take another swipe at him. He limps away to spray. Then I get attacked by the others to stall for him, but I'm on Jarvis like flies on my mother-in-law's Hungarian goulash. As soon as he sprays: "Jason? Mother is talking to you. Put the knife down." I'm hitting my Resist button like crazy, and the dude with the stunner bat is approaching. I snap out of it just in time to run forward and miss his bat swing. Again I swipe Jarvis twice with the axe, and he's limping again. Another counselor runs up to him -- presumably to spray him, but I ran between them to block and swiped Jarvis again. "errrrppphhh" *dies* Someone: *every expletive you've ever heard* The other counselors instantly scatter -- their plans dashed against the walls of broken dreams. The normal hunt resumes. I get one or two rather quickly. I get another in my phone box trap. Then, it's down to just me and the room host -- who's playing Vanessa. Finally find her in a cabin standing near a window behind the couch, DANCING. I circle around the couch, and she starts playing "All Around the Mulberry Bush" with the couch. I try knives. She dodges all. I try relentless pursuit. She evades. I try stopping and waiting. She frickin' DANCES. I even try walking out of the cabin and around the corner, turning on Stalk, then Morphing over to her -- but she slipped my grab and got around the couch again. More mulberry bush. This goes on for a LONG time. Time MUST be almost expired by now. Finally, I get as CLOSE to the couch as I can and do a hard grab with her on the other side, AND I GRAB HER!! Host: "Bull $#!%!! Bull $#!%!! BULL $#!%!!" I must tell you, I've never heard a more satisfying crunch as I did with her head. "You killed 8/8." Return to lobby. "LOADING . . . " "You were kicked. Host has left the game." Salty, salty, salty. Now mind you, I was MORE than happy to collect all that yummy XP for the repeated Jason kills. However, I wasn't going to be one of those guys they just came in and trolled. Purple Retro Jason took a big, hairy dump in their punch bowl and force-fed it to them. Then. I received a friend request from the host. Heh heh heh. So. How'd you spend YOUR weekend?
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