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Zombie Game + Katana = match made in heaven!! Eat your heart out ZPS.

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Caught an update for Killing Floor free DLC to be released soonish:

Shacknews wrote: Developer Tripwire has announced a free new pack of downloadable content for its co-op zombie shooter Killing Floor. The pack will include one level, titled "Foundry," along with two new weapons: the AK-47 and katana.


KATANA.

KATANA.

KATANA.


KATANA!

Somewhere across the Internet, one man screams out into the void.

Tatsur0 wrote: "Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!"


Was the katana put there in jest? Stay with us as we continue with live breaking coverage of KATANA-WATCH 2009! Oh yeah, here's the rest of the media:

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Danboe
Danboe

Haha, awesome update!

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PytoX
PytoX

haha the tatsur0 quote lol :D nooooo :P

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Ansob
Ansob

I approve of this katana.

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Daishi2442
Daishi2442

So, when is this due, eh?

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CSargeP
CSargeP

Oh god. I really wish they had put something else in. Here this game is, sitting in the heartland of awesome medieval weaponry and they decided to add an Asian weapon. A Claymore or Broadsword would have been so much cooler. :/

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UndeadMobster
UndeadMobster

thouse swords sucks katana is epic win cuz when u see zombies u can act like asian samuria and be all like. YOU DONT THINK IM SAMURIA I CUT U DOWN WITH MY KATANANANANANANANANANANAAAAA!!!!!! XD

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

I love Katanas.

But to say all other swords "Suck" is stupid. I can name a million non-Asian swords that are just as epic.

Also, funny story, if you've seen Japanese culture, they have great interest in Western Blades, as we have great interest in Eastern Blades, it's just a culture thing.

To them, a Katana is drab, to them, a Bastard Sword is "Cool!" :P

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CSargeP
CSargeP

Broadswords are twice as cool as Katanas, as they are double edged swords!

It's weird, I just don't seem to have a raging hard on for the Japanese like so many other people. But I'm glad so many people are happy, means more people playing!

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Daishi2442
Daishi2442

I don't particularly care for swords in general. They're just fun to use to hack off limbs.

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KingKannibal
KingKannibal

HELL YEAH....I agree with you...as long as you get the glory of splitting people up...sinister specimens in this case

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56er
56er

Hopefully they come up with that later...

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matto42
matto42

First my man broadsword is heavy when you swing it once you will be surounded by many zombies and eventualy get killed.The katana can cut bullet,its verry fast and its light as feather.Maybe the broadsword is cool but the right tool for killing zombies would be the katana :).No hard feelings dude just saying.

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DuckSauce
DuckSauce

haha Tats quote ftw

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AlCool
AlCool

A katana is a commonly collected weapon, why wouldn't a soldier think to make use of it during the zompocolypse? ;D

There is also an M76 grenade launcher texture in the KF folder, so maybe that will come in future updates as well.

One thing stenchy didn't mention was tripwire is releasing KFs first paid character pack as well including 4 playable characters. Most likely this is gonna cost 5 bucks or less.
There was also the "new functionality" mentioned, and I'm wondering if that's pertaining to a new gameplay mechanic or tweak not mentioned in the update. Either way FRICKEN AWESOME.

Why didn't you call this post "HEAVY METAL" or something that actually made ppl think of the update :P

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svecka
svecka

I would rather see new maps than other stuff..espacily if they spend their time on DLC instead of adding new maps (not one, but al least five).

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arnay767
arnay767

there is a mod that there are zombies in a mall and you got more than 78+ weapons you can cut zombies in half and cut there heads off with a katana which is fun but the sad part is that its coming out on 2010!

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arnay767
arnay767

wait is this for half life 2 or is this for anything?

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pvt.Johnson
pvt.Johnson

Its a mod that went Standalone.

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AlCool
AlCool

It is a heavily modified UE2.5 engine.

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AJ_Quick

its a BARELY modified UE 2.5 engine :)

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AlCool
AlCool

Hey anything engine-wise modified I'd consider heavily modified ;D
Even the small changes can take quite a bit out of someone.

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wazanator
wazanator

Looks good but I think I'll stick with my free ZPS ;)

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AlCool
AlCool

^ ^ ^ ^ This is why one should not mention other games or mods in a post about a game with a few similar concepts. KF is NOTHING like ZPS, and never will be anything like it. It's a different game on a different engine with completely different features.

Comparing KF to L4D, ZPS, or any zompocolypse spin offs is like comparing a staircase and a banana, but somehow it manages to make people make decisions based on these comparisons.

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moci
moci

stenchy: "Zombie Game + Katana = match made in heaven!! Eat your heart out ZPS."

So no comparison with ZPS right?

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Daishi2442
Daishi2442

The only comparison is that ZPS will "NEVER" have one, and KF is putting one in as part of the first DLC.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

Well, if Tatsur0 died and they wanted to make a Tribute to him, they could add a Katana that did no damage and gave you max weight. :P

I dunno, just seems like it'd be awesome.

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Tatsur0
Tatsur0

It's a running joke with me and my hate for Katanas. ZPS and KF are two totally different games.

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ÐiamonÐ
ÐiamonÐ

HAHAHA

That's just awesome. I find this a awesome reoccurring theme. KATANA

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awesomepossum
awesomepossum

Lol awesome katana!

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56er
56er

Please everybody repeat: Omg, yes yes yes yes!!!

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Kai-Li
Kai-Li

muhahahahaha... he hates katanas

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DecDoyle
DecDoyle

"Eat your heart out ZPS."

Can't really be compared considering ZPS is free and has ALOT more maps and content. You cant compare real games by companies to mods anyway. Its so stupid to compare a team of professionals who are paid against people doing it for fun.

But it is a really nice looking Katana! Glad this game got some nice DLC!

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PierreOfTheFrench
PierreOfTheFrench

Very cool update glad they are still throwing out content :)

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104

lol!

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KindredPhantom
KindredPhantom

The katana joke seems to have become a new running gag on moddb.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

Yeah. I mean to charge for costumes though?

People said how "TWI would never sell out like Valve and charge for new skins!"

Lol. I know they're not essential, but it just makes me chuckle abit about how many times the TWI forums sang praise of how TWI wouldn't sell reskins of an old game. ;P

of course the important weapons are free, so it's all good.

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AlCool
AlCool

I don't remember anyone saying any of those. Also KF isn't a reskinned mod at all.

The core and gameplay effecting updates are completely free. Anything the devs did extra otherwise that pertains in no way to the actual gameplay is going to cost probably less then 5 dollars. It's quite fair and simple and noones forcing you to buy them, but if you want to look a tad different and got some pocket change, bam new skins, why not? The more they sell the more work they may put into future DLC :D

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Tex1090
Tex1090

Yeah, who cares if they charge for characters? At least they throw you a map and some weapons free. The character skins are just there if you want a change of look. It could be much worse and they could add the map and weapons to that pack.

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RockerFox
RockerFox

oh please tell me the ak will go with the commando perk...also please tell me that its the ak-74

Edit: nvm its the old ak-47, not the newer ak-74 but its all good :)

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Tex1090
Tex1090

If the AK-47 is for the Commando, I might play that class more :D But since I love Berserker... I'm afraid I won't step away from the Katana long enough to even use it.

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RockerFox
RockerFox

ha ha ha yea, my idea if i can pull it off is ak-47+katanna with either commando or berserker depending on the map. If i can't carry the ak with the katana then ill just have to take the support spec. perk lol

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foxholeboy
foxholeboy

tbh i don't like ZPS at all. It looked really good but after playing it it just feels drab and meh. Zombie gameplay is not fun and you end up with **** all weapons unless you play it religously and can find the best weapons quickly b4 everyone else. ZM is my personal favourite Zombie Source mod. But killing floor WOW i loooovvvveeee killing floor. It's just insanly fun! and i think knocks the stuffing out of ZPS even if it is free and has more stuff Killing Floor is just more fun and fun to play with 4 maps. Weapons are better on Killing Floor aswell tbh

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foxholeboy
foxholeboy

KillerFry 1hour 39mins ago says:
oh please tell me the ak will go with the commando perk...also please tell me that its the ak-74

Edit: nvm its the old ak-47, not the newer ak-74 but its all good :)


yeh i think it will because commando is the only class not to have a secondary weapon like the Specialist Hunting Shotgun or Sharpshooter Crossbow

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Orion
Orion

I think I'm gonna have to get me a copy of Killing Floor! Shame on me for not getting one already! lol :P

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

For 20$, it's not a bad deal. Though that 20$ could go towards better things, honestly. Fun game, but I mean heck, with 20$, you could do alot better, too. :P

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Orion
Orion

Honestly?... I've nothing better to do with my cash these days except for buying games! lol... Killing Floor certainly seems like a fun investment to me... Try Not to talk me out of it because you shall fail horribly! lolz! :P

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

Lol, well, if you've got nothing better to buy, then sure. Play it while some people still do, be hard to a year or so from now. :P

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AJ_Quick

So Kilbride, are you an intentional douchebag, or just accidental?

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stenchy Author
stenchy

He's been one for so long that I think it just comes naturally.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

Ok, so telling the truth = douchebagness?

The player base has been shrinking by the day and is down to 1/10th of what it was a mere two months ago. Imagine 6 months, 12 months, 16 months? ect.

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AlCool
AlCool

1/10th? what statistics website do YOU use?

The playerbase is doing what EVERY games player base does. It starts huge and then builds a dedicated fanbase.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

I use SteamStats is all.

I'm just saying is all. Geeze, I like the game. I'm just not trying to lie about it being the best ever!

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stenchy Author
stenchy

Shouldn't pull numbers out of your ***. Everyone can smell how full of **** you are.

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

Dude, it's STEAM STATS! 1200 players max, 600 minimum, the game used to have 7000 minimum, 10,000 max, that was for the first two weeks. It kinda shows! Geeze Stenchy, yer not being very reasonable.

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