You know that feeling you get when you’re initially faced with a daunting task? Whether it is the first few steps you take on what you know will be a long journey through the lands of Azeroth or the first time you play Modern Warfare 2 online and come away broken and battered, wondering if you
I have to be honest here; graphically OOTP is not spectacular at all.
As visually thrilling as an Excel spreadsheet, what this game does well is give
you the tools to see all the critical information you need in a logical,
well-planned manner. To make it even better, you have a ton of control in
how the information is presented and organized. For those not ready to
jump in at the deep end, you can let the AI take care of various tasks, such as
determining each game
The visual customization extends to creating your own team logos and uniforms,
and customizing the player
While there are many challenges when it comes to figuring out OOTP, the first
thing that has to be mentioned is the user community. I have never seen a
more articulate and helpful group of people associated with any game.
Merely visit the OOTP forums and post any question you might have and nine times
out of ten you will receive a polite, well thought out response to your
query. Believe me, after being constantly subjected to the barrage of
racial epithets that seem to be a part of any Modern Warfare 2 online session,
to say this was a pleasant surprise is the understatement of the year.
One area that OOTP absolutely excels is the amount of replay value you get
out of the game. Many games will have a fairly short single player
experience and then get a ton of mileage out of their online options. The
developers do an outstanding job here of making both the solo and multiplayer
sides of the game have a lot to offer. Depending on your prior experience
with the OOTP series, some folks will be able to jump right in, create their own
online league (or join one of the many existing ones) and never look back.
While being able to trash talk and compete against real people is often the highlight of any videogamer