Should the spy beable to hear opposing teams chat?

Discussion in 'Team Fortress' started by Puzzlemaker, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. Puzzlemaker

    Puzzlemaker Newbie

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    I think it would be an awesome little addition. What do you all think?
     
  2. Operational

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    There is a skill like that in CoD4, which no one uses because no one uses it's voice chat.

    As for TF2, I'm against it. Anything that gives people a reason not to use the mic is a bad thing IMO.
     
  3. CyberPitz

    CyberPitz Party Escort Bot

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    I don't see why. Because he put on clothing *or mask* that tricks the other team...he doesn't have their com system!
     
  4. Qhartb

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    I found it a little awkward, having all-talk on in arena. As a spy, I pretty much couldn't say anything, and as a medic there were definitely times I wanted to announce where I was to my team, but couldn't because I'd be hunted down by the other team. Oh, and engie, to say where I hid my dispenser. Basically, in a mode that tries to emphasize tactics and team coordination, it doesn't make sense to disallow team secrets. (And typing is rarely a safe option.)

    As far as being able to hear the other team, heck no.
     
  5. (SGA) Doctorwho

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    While at first it would be useful, smart players would learn to speak in code to throw off any eavesdropping spies.
     
  6. Hectic Glenn

    Hectic Glenn Site Director
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    Or use ventrilo / teamspeak purely for voice chat. I think the idea would be great, but might not be good for the game. Maybe just the text chat?
     
  7. Jintor

    Jintor Didn't Get Temp-Banned

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    No.

    I think it's unneccessary.
     

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