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XBox Live

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by MolGenBuckeye, Feb 8, 2005.

  1. MolGenBuckeye

    MolGenBuckeye Senior

    I just got my live hooked up for the 2-month trial. It's been a mixed bag so far as far as matchups go. Here's my questions:

    1. Does Optimatch *ever* find anyone? It hasn't worked for me yet - I've had to do QuickMatch to find anyone to play.

    2. What are some suggestions for some "2nd tier" schools with fun playbooks? I'm not a huge fan of OSU's playbook against quality opponents - if someone just constantly blitzes, there isn't enough speed in the backfield to escape.

    3. What are your horror stories of online play? Here's a few of mine from the first couple days.

    One guy ran a hail mary at least 80% of the plays from scrimmage.

    Another game, I'm up 3-0 in the first quarter, and intercept the ball. Opponent quits.

    Opponent runs a 4-4 all out blitz on the very first play from scrimmage. I hit a play action pass to the TE deep for an 80 yard score. Opponent quits.
     
  2. DeVryBuck

    DeVryBuck Newbie

    If tere was some way Xbox would let us filter out the opponents by age, I think that would help. I think a lot of the problems you are having is because you are dealing with kids who are only worried about higher rankings.
     
  3. kn1f3party

    kn1f3party Junior

    Try playing in leagues. Leagues have rules against "cheesing"--the type of play that you're speaking of.
     
  4. MolGenBuckeye

    MolGenBuckeye Senior

    I think the age thing is valid, though I played someone this weekend who was cussing a blue streak at me and calling me a cheater, And he sounded teenaged or older.

    Just cause I'm up 21-0 in the first with 28 yards offense doesn't mean I'm cheating, it just means you throw a lot of easily intercepted passes. :biggrin:
     
  5. Bumping an old thread, but I have a question for anyone out there that has XBox Live for 360.

    I just got it as my Christmas present from last year(haha a little late). Got a package type ordeal where I got the console, an extra controller, ect ect and a 12 month subscription card to live. Set up the account on live and have everything going good. As soon as I sign into my user name, it says I have a very important message from Xbox. I can either go to my Dashboard settings and do nothing to fix my problem or go offline. Either way, I cannot get connected. Has anyone experienced anything like this and if so, did you end up fixing it? It sucks not being able to play because I think I may have set something up wrong.

    Any help at all would be much appreciated. Thanks.
     
  6. Bucks21

    Bucks21 Junior

    I have a 360 and live but i have never had the problem you are mentioning. I would suggested checking the email account you used to set up live and see if xbox has sent you anything or just calling the Microsoft help line.
     

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