Friday the 13th: The Video Game (PS4/XBone/PC)

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  1. Body Boy

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    Yeah, you're missing a lot. Jason has special abilities that help you track down counselors. They'll try to escape through car, boat, or the police.

    Maybe watch a video of people playing on youtube to get the gist. Also, multiplayer is infinitely better than single.
     
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    I had figured out the map, but didn't realize you could use it to move your location. But how do you tell where the teenagers are?
     
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    By using sense which highlights them or the cabins they are in as red or following their sound pings which appear as circles on the screen. Exactly how to activate it depends upon what platform you use. I’m sure you could figure it out in a few minutes.
     
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    Okay, I've been playing through the Challenges and figuring it out a bit. I'm currently on the one with Shelley and Vera at Higgins Haven.

    Is there a way to skip the intros though? You have to play through each several times to get all the challenges, and every time you have to sit through a minute of dialogue. I just want to get to the good stuff! There's a lot of waiting around in this game, as you constantly have to wait for counselors to hit a specific mark.
     
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    Glad you’re sticking with it. I don’t think there is a way to skip the intros unfortunately.

    Is there a forum, or email, that the developers read to request enhancements such as this? I really want them to lessen the firecracker noise and length of popping - totally unnecessary and annoying.
     
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    So if I buy the Ultimate Slasher edition (hard-copy/disc) I will be able to play online with others and offline as a single player correct? Is there a 2-player version that my son and I can play at home (offline or online or both)? Sorry, not a gamer at all but I am buying this game for my kid.
     
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    I only had the game over a long Thanksgiving weekend, but I don't believe there's a 2-player version you can play from home. It's either online multiplayer, or they have single player challenges. As single player, you can also choose a generic map and they'll throw in 7 counselors running around for you to slaughter.

    The challenges are pretty fun though. You basically re-enact the movies, only they've changed the character names.
     
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    I've been playing offline for a little while now and have some (known) pros and cons:

    Pros:
    1. The atmosphere. Playing at familiar F13 locations is a blast.
    2. The murders. Many are giddy, some are cringe worthy, all are worth opening.
    3. The upgrades. Playing to unlock more kills and Jason variations is worthwhile.

    Cons:
    1. The AI is dumb as shit. A counselor will jump into a cabin through a window, then immediately jump right back out. Derp.
    2. Jason's reach. You can stand two inches from a counselor, reach for them, and miss. This is a drag because catching up to some of them is hard enough.
    3. Counselor defense. I'm up for a challenge, but when I FINALLY grab a counselor only to find a knife in my neck and fireworks blasting all around me, I get frustrated because it happens ALL THE TIME! Wounding the little bastards helps, but then you still have to chase after them, which is appalling if you're a Jason who doesn't run.

    In all, it's a game worth having despite the glitches and shady graphics. It's fun. Killing people from home is fun. I'm enjoying it, but have yelled at the TV quite a few times: "Grab the motherfu--er! He's right f--king there, you a--hole!"
     
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    1. Dumb indeed, but overall not terrible. Sometimes they get stuck running into rocks, stumps, etc. too.
    2. Agreed - the coders actually updated this because people were complaining Jason was grabbing counselors too easily. It was better before imo. Maybe a good answer is to have the grab win/loss ratio reflected in the difficulty level?
    3. This is my biggest gripe with the game. It needs to be altered. Especially, the fireworks. The whole thing reeks of special needs.
     
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    I was really annoyed they make you sit through an unskippable minute long intro before every challenge. Some of the challenges only last about 2 minutes too, so you have to sit through the same little video over and over.

    Otherwise, I had fun.
     
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    I still mash every button hoping something will allow me to skip past this lol.
     
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    Do any of you guys still play this? I've had it since launch and have created a lot of fun memories with the game and all the various players I've encountered over the past couple years. It really had a good thing going before the Cunningham-Miller legal trouble pulled the rug out from the game. The leaked beta of the Jason X skin and map would have been a tonne of fun, and I'm still bitter we never got to see maps for Parts 6-8. Can't complain at all though, even when the game dies online I'll still come back to it just to treat it like some nice little virtual time capsule of the maps from the first 5 games.

    I'd love to geek out with this with some of you fine, like-minded folks though, so if you are ever inclined, hit me up on Xbox Live at username "rhettoric".
     

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