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Submitted by dhruv013 660d ago | news

Black Ops 2 Developer: Gun Design Is ‘F—ing Hard’

Wonder how much attention Treyarch is putting into online feedback from Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 fans? A lot. But just because people are very passionate about a subject doesn’t mean it’s going to influence their decision about design, especially if the numbers are saying otherwise. Just ask Treyarch’s David Vondehaar. (Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Dev, PC, PS3, Treyarch, Wii U, Xbox 360)

SaffronCurse  +   660d ago
I wonder how hard it was to design the killzone 2-3 weapons.
IWentBrokeForGaming  +   660d ago
Design of any sort, I see as a difficulty for the COD dev crew lol!
Saturne3  +   660d ago
well the call of duty games have certainly better designs than most modern war shooters its not by coincidence Call of Duty´s are hard to miss.

Then i look at games like Medal of Honor Warfighter and i see the lack of interest just by looking at it!

graphics doesnt make it look good! designs are very important to make the game appeling to a certain audience.
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GammaSix  +   660d ago
how? In cod all the guns do the same damage...except the two always overpowered guns are found later lol
3-4-5  +   660d ago
Truth > what you say. Learn something kid.
Razgriz383  +   660d ago
Make one gun that shoot fast but weak?
Make another that shoot slow but strong?

All they have to do is take real guns...and give them attributes
unchartedxplorer  +   660d ago
I would hate to be that guy in charge of balancing all the guns in bf3..
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Jason_Tanner  +   660d ago
Just read the title of this story and now I think I understand why the game play is mostly unchanged over the last few games. I mean if weapon design is f-ing hard then gameplay must be a f-ing nightmare!
MasterD919  +   660d ago
Yeah, real hard when you re-hash guns or base them off already established designs...

Give me a break.

I can think of like 40 guns off the top of my head that would be awesome and totally unique. This guy has no imagination, which doesn't surprise me with COD involved.
Chidori  +   659d ago
You should definitely take his job then. I'm sure you can do it flawlessly.
MasterD919  +   659d ago
Do you think any other FPS developers are having a hard time coming up with weapon designs? What a joke. He makes mediocre changes to weapons already established and sits there stumped still...

And sarcasm aside- yeah, I should take his job. Apparently he's having a hard time doing it.
Norrison  +   660d ago
Even Modders find it easy to do, I've seen some pretty original modded guns in fallout.
Skynetone  +   660d ago
how hard is it to copy and paste, these are not your average zoo monkeys, these are the lost monkey tribe of the monkey jungle island
fOrlOnhOpe57  +   659d ago
If they need real gun designers then maybe they should put in a call to Gearbox! Bazillions! lol
BLUElightCory  +   659d ago
Pretty funny how many people obviously didn't actually read the article. He says GAME design (not gun design) is hard, and he's referring to balancing gun attachments, perks, etc. and how difficult it can be to make everybody happy.

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