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Forum Gaming Census:

In order to bring the forum a more complete and diverse experience with playdates on systems and games you all love, the Staff are proud to present the second Forum Gaming Census (FGC). We all play a variety of games but never really know who all has or plays certain games. In order to help address this issue, we have put together this census to gather this information and use it to create better playdates for the forums. All you have to do is fill out the answers to the following questions to the best of your ability and we will take it from there. If you are unsure of how to fill out this form, please see the example provided at the bottom of the post.





UPDATE: Deadline for this Census has been extended to February 8th.

The Census:

1. What consoles/handheld devices/PC do you own that can connect to others via an online connection (internet or matchmaking services). Please note any fees or paid subscriptions.

2. Do you have Xbox Live Gold or the equivalent services for your consoles/handheld devices/PC? Do you use any special servers for games that no longer have multiplayer matchmaking, (ie Steam, Gameranger, and other server hosting sites). Please note any fees or paid subscriptions you have to pay for these services.

3. What games do you own for each console/hand held devices/PC that can be played with other forum members? Do you have any DLC for the game? If there are special restrictions or places you have gotten the games (ie Steam for PC), please list those games separately and explain as best as possible the situation.

4. Place “+” at the beginning of your preferred games to play with others and put those on top of each console list. Place “-“ at the beginning of games you would not want to play, and place them at the bottom of each list. If you have no preference start with a “” Please denote any Free to Play games with "F2P"

5. What days and times would you prefer to play or have open on a regular basis?

6. What is your favorite genre of games, and give three examples of games that you believe fit that genre.

7. Describe you internet connection.


Example Answer:
Xbox 360 - (Xbox Live Gold):
+ Halo 3 (All maps due to ODST disc)
+ Halo 4 (Forge Island DLC)
+ Minecraft (No DLC)
CoD Modern Warfare 2 (no DLC)
Brink (No DLC)
Fifa 2012 (No DLC)
- Viva Pinata (No DLC)
- Lego Batman (No DLC)

PC - (Whatever you feel necessary to describe for Specs. If you can also give an example of your “best possible rendering/playability” for a well-known game, that would be great. Also try to include any issues with memory)

Steam Games
+ Total War: Rome II (All Faction DLC, no unit packs)
Team Fortress II (No DLC, F2P)
- Civilization V (No DLC)
Other Games
+ Age of Empires II, The Forgotten Empires (no DLC, Use Gameranger to play)
League of Legends (Mix of Champions, F2P)
- Minecraft (Do not have Server set up, and can’t set one up, would need to build or rent server)

Availability:
Open Fridays after 6pm EST, Sunday/Saturday from 10am EST to 12AM EST

Favorite Genre:
For PC, Real Time Strategy (Age of Empires, Battles in Rome II, StarCraft)
For 360, First Person Shooters (Halo, Call of Duty, Titanfall)

My Internet connection is very fast, but sometimes drops. Download is 9 Mb and upload is 5 Mb.








And that's all there is to it. Please feel free to help younger members and fear your moderators. If you feel this Census is incomplete, feel free to pm the Events Staff so we can take your suggestion under consideration. Yes, we plan to use this data for creating better playdates and events for the forum.

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Xbox 360 - (Xbox Live Gold):

Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts

Battlefield 3 (Back to Karkand, Close Quarters)

Blur

Crackdown

+ Call of Duty: World at War (None)

Dark Souls (None)

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

Halo 3 (All due to ODST disc)

Halo 3: ODST

Halo Reach

- Halo Wars

Halo 4 (Forge Island)

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Halo Pack)

Modern Warfare 3

Portal 2

 

Xbox One - (Xbox Live Gold)

+ Battlefield 4 (China Rising, Community Operations, Night Operations)

Battlefield Hardline (None)

Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin (All DLC)

Just Cause 3 (Weaponised Vehicle Pack and Capsone Bloodhound RPG)*******

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition (Includes only current DLC)

Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Halo 5: Guardians 

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition (Birthday Skin Packs 1,2,3)

Watch Dogs (None)

 

*******Currently no online multiplayer but may be added in the future

 

Availability: 

Friday from 4:30pm GMT to Sunday up to 9:30pm GMT (Note: School Holidays, I'm available basically from 12:30pm to 1:00am)

 

Favourite Genre:

Xbox 360: First Person Shooters (Halo, Call of Duty, Battllefield)

Xbox One: Role Playing Games (Diablo, Dark Souls, Elder Scrolls)

 

Internet Connection:

Can be very good and can be VERY VERY bad. Highest: 39 ping, 3.80 download, 1.93 upload. Lowest: 1146 ping, 0.12 download, 0.18 upload

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Xbox 360: 12 Month Gold Membership; Runs out on or around my B-Day this year (July 27ish)

 

Halo 3/ODST(With ODST Multiplayer Disk)+

Halo 4; Forge Island +

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary +

Halo: Reach; No DLC +

TC Splinter Cell Blacklist; No DLC +

Call of Duty Ghosts; No DLC -

Max Payne 3; (Don't know if there is DLC for it) +

Minecraft Xbox 360  Edition; No DLC +

N+; +

Serious Sam Collection (Includes TFE/TSE/3BFE/DDXXL); +

Borderlands 2; No DLC -

Dead Island (might have to re-download it); No DLC

​GTA 5/Online; Everything is up to date

 

​Availability - Monday through Friday 4pm CST/CDT, Saturday and Sunday 1pm CST/CDT. Times may vary due to whatever might happen during the day. After June, during my summer break from High School, Monday through Friday times change to Saturday and Sunday times. Unless of course I get a job during the summer. (Which we all know might not even happen.)

 

​Favorite Genre: No preference

 

Internet Connection - Good...ish. Would be way more efficient if we had a better wireless router. Download Speed (as of now) 35.09 Mbps, Upload Speed 4.31 Mbps.

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Xbox One - Gold

-Halo: Master Chief Collection (ALL DLC)

+Halo 5: Guardians (DLC is included in updates)

+Rainbow Six: Siege (Season Pass)

+Star Wars Battlefront (Battle of Jakku)

+Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (Season Pass)

+The Handsome Collection (All DLC included with game)

+Castle Crashers (All DLC included with game)

+Dragon Ball Xenoverse (All DLC)

+Dying Light (No DLC)

+Geometry Wars 3 Dimensions (All DLC)

+Grand Theft Auto Five (DLC is included in updates)

-Spartan Assault (No DLC available)

+Titanfall (All DLC)

-Battlefield Hardline (No DLC)

-Minecraft: Xbox One Edition

 

Xbox 360- (Via Backwards Compatibility)

+Halo: Reach (With all DLC)

-Gears of War (No DLC)

-Gears of War 2 (No DLC)

-Gears of War 3 (No DLC)

-Gears of War Judgement (No DLC)

-Castle Crashers (No DLC)

-Spartan Assault (No DLC)

-Rainbow Six Vegas (No DLC)

-Rainbow Six Vegas 2 (No DLC)

 

 

Wii U - No Subscriptions Required

+Super Smash Bros Wii U (With most DLC)

+Mario Kart 8 (With all DLC)

 

Nintendo 3DS - No Subscriptions Required

+Animal Crossing: New Leaf (DLC unavailable)

 

Steam Games:

-Modern Warfare 2 (No DLC)

 

Availability:

Everyday before 2pm EST, available after 2am EST until 5am EST

 

Genre:

Real Time Strategy, but no typical preference.

 

Internet Connection: (Average, tested daily)

Download: 120 Mbps

Upload: 40Mbps

Ms: 40

NAT Type: Moderate

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Note: Will clean up and organize this post as coloring and such is a hassle on this old tablet.

 

Subscriptions? 

 My account shares Xbox Live Gold from another account.

 

Xbox 360 Backwards Compatible Multiplayer-

?Halo: Reach (Playability unknown, been having problems trying to read the disc.) (No DLC)
+Rainbow Six Vegas 2 
“”Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising

 
Xbox ONE Multiplayer (currently installed/playable)-

+Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 
-Call of Duty: Ghosts
+Halo 5: Guardians

“”ARK: Survival Evolved

-Castle Crashers Remastered

“”Dragon Age: Inquisition

+Minecraft: XBOX ONE Edition

-Project Spark

“”Far Cry 4

 

PC Multiplayer -

 

+Garry's Mod

-Insurgency

+Don't Starve (+ Together)

“”Mit.osis

+Minecraft

+Team Fortress 2

 

 

Preferred Genre - First Person 

(Minecraft, Halo 5, COD:AW)

Availability?

 On Weekdays, Only available from about 4pm CST to 9pm CST.

 On Weekends, Availability stretches back to probably 2pm CST and 10pm CST.

 

 

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Xbox One - Gold:
+ Halo 5: Guardians
+ Halo: The Master Chief Collection

 

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition
Killer Instinct

Fallout 4

Alien: Isolation

Batman: Arkham Knight

The Evil Within

Volgar The Viking

N+ (Backwards Compatibility)

Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag

 

- Battlefield 4
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Destiny
- Minecraft

- Any other game not listed here

Availability:
In limbo.

 

I CAN NOT play Warzone. At all. Don't ask me to do it.

Favorite Genre:
FPS, RPG, Horror, Stealth, Dumb-fun, Third-person.

 

Internet Connection - Poor:
My Internet connection is ranges from fast, to slow, to molasses pace. Currently, I can connect to XBL Parties without much problem, but I'm always getting kicked out of Custom Games. 

 

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Attempt number 9!

 

Xbox One is my main platform, however I still own my 360

 

Top games

+ Borderlands/Borderlands Handsome Collection

+ Halo 5: Guardians

+ MCC

+ Star Wars Battlefront (all downloadable content)

 

Average games

- Minecraft

- Sunset Overdrive

- Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

- Dragon Age: Inquisition (all free multiplayer dlc)

- Destiny (all dlc)

- Trials Evolution

 

Availability - Limbo

 

Favourite genre(s) - RPG, MMO, FPS, TPS, Dumb-fun

 

Internet connection - Varied

 

Finally, it posted :P

Edited by Yang Xiao Long

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