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    Been on XBL for just under a week now and after having a quick go of Whacked I thought I'd give MotoGP a go.

    I've never really liked driving games at all, it's not just that I'm pretty useless at them but I guess you could say I never really got anything out of them, if that makes any sense?
    Anyway initial impressions were that graphics were excellent particularly when it was raining, bike handling was very realistic. Trouble was I just couldn't stay on the track...:(

    I stuck with it and have to say, that I have never been so addicted to a game in my life. Not only is MotoGP really competitive but it's also really good fun.
    I'm on there almost every night and slowly creeping up the rankings (5707) and with the voice activation on this really is such a good laugh - that's what games should really be about IMO.

    I still haven't even tried Unreal and GC on there

    MS should be commended for giving Live a shot and so far I'm impressed
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    yep moto GP is a very good game i`ll be on live soon & i`ll give you a race if ya like:) also have you had any backwards riders as there seems to be a problem with these d***s.unreal well be class on live so i`ll see you on there soon.
     
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    Hi mate,

    Thanks for the reply :)

    There have been a few instances with backward riders spoiling it for the rest of us but usually it takes just a quick polite comment to change that and then they get the idea ;)

    With regards to Unreal I keep hearing about how many people are playing it who live and breathe the game, so I think I'm gonna need a lot of practice first :D

    LMK when you're on there
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    Moto GP is my current favourite, you can have a lot of fun even if you're not winning. I ride a litre class sports bike on the road & track and Moto GP is as near to that as you're likely to get for now.

    I host a few games when I've got a few hours to spare and backward riders / intentional crashers get booted off for spoiling it for the rest, so keep an eye out for my tag (see below) when searching for games.

    I usually run championship on all tracks or, sometimes stick with one circuit so we can all try to improve lap times etc.

    Just got Ghost Recon today though (Wedding anniversary present, what a wife!!) and from what I'm hearing that's awesome too.

    Not a great fan of UC, but that's probably because I die a lot!!!
     
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    i had ghost recon but got rid of it not my cup of tea.unreal will be hard online but to be the best you have to beat the best.but moto GP has to be the one where everyone can have a good time as it`s not that hard after a few day practice.so see you online soon:)
     
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    Exactly and I do and I don't if you get what I mean

    Just a few more days for me then :( ;)
     
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    SPIKEY have you made a custom bike yet. as you`ll need one to live with the big boys on live.if not then make the bike with 30/20/30/30 stats 20 is the brakes as when you`ve had more practice you wont need the brakes any higher than 20.
     
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    Hi mate,

    I only got the "full" version of MotGP yesterday, to say I had trouble finding a copy is an understatement. Something to do with it's popularity now perhaps?

    I now have access to all the tracks but haven't had a chance to customise a bike yet. Trouble is I keep thinking "oh I could be on Live now" and so switch over to that....must exercise a little more willpower :)

    One thing I would like to know is if the Live service is accesible through the full game or do you save to HD and then play from the demo?
    Had a quick look last night but could only see Multiplayer linkup on the full version

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    you need the demo that came with your live pack i have the full game & there is no live option on it. i think you use the demo & if you have opened all the tracks & saved them to the hd. thats how you can race on them if you host. also if you do championship on legendery & win it you open the track you do the training on.now if you host people love to come & play because you have all the tracks.hope this helps
     
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    Yep, I have most of the tracks now. I guessed that's how it might work.
    As for hosting I've only got a 512k connection so I think I'll leave it to the big boys! :D

    Thanks for the help
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    i`m getting ntl 600k have you had any lag? plus what is the voice mic like?
     
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    No lag whatsoever :)

    On the whole the voice thing works really well, occasionally you'll have a voice break-up a little or you'll get heavy breathing if someone has the mic set too close to their mouth....nice ;)

    So how long before I can show you how it's done? ;)
     
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    :D spider what do you mean:D

    it won`t be long mate i`m trying to get my live kit when i press buy on xbox site a screen comes up with some speed thing on it. when i press submit it keeps going to the same screen.plus we`ll see who shows who matey.
     
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    Ooh I can't wait now, nice bit of competitive banter ;)

    Mind you it's not looking good if you can't even order the live kit! :D

    Regards
     
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    How much does the X-Box live kit cost?
    and
    How much per month does teh subscription cost?
     
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    hi it costs £39.99 & you can get it from www.xbox.co.uk this site will answer every thing you need to know.
     
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    Worth every penny IMO :)
     
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    spikey i`ve just ordered my live kit so with any luck it won`t take too long.then i can show you how a race should be won.:p
     
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    I can't wait mate, hope you get it before the New Year :)

    Really enjoyable last night, just five of us in and playing stunt mode.....superb :D :D

    LMK your tag once you're on

    All the best
     
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    hi spikey i`m up & running. looking forward to haveing you a race soon.i`m only playing unreal at the mo as my starter kit has not come yet.my game tag is MasterKILLALOT see you online soon.
     
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    I'll look out for you mate

    Have to say I wouldn't have guessed you'd use something like that!?
    Throwing down the gauntlet already by being unpredictable, eh?,
    liverpool?? ;)

    See you on Moto soon..:)
     
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    unpredictable:D i got my ass kicked at ureal at first.but 10 mins in i was doing ok.i think they were cheating abit .as when you respawn the respawn points glow abit.so they were going uptop & aiming at these points for easy kills.but hey i`ll get a good freinds list so i can play some fair games.but all in all it is very good.
     
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    This week?, hope so.
    Looking forward to it.

    That sounds pretty good. I've got UC and did see you were online yesterday but seeing as I haven't played it much (once) I though I'd stick with MotoGP for the timebeing (yep coward).
    To be honest your gamertag scares me a little :blush: ;)

    That should probably be "how bad" :rolleyes:
    Think I'm around 5800 in the overall rankings, average I suppose.
    I've been trying the manual gears with the hope of improving lap times but it takes some getting used to.

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    at last my kit has turned up so i`ll be on tonight.i`ll use today to brush up on moto GP as i have not been on it in a few weeks. :rolleyes:
     
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    My kit finally turned up this morning :)

    Had a go at MotoGP in time trial mode this morning, didn't do too good (first proper lap Jerez 2:56:72), though got it down to a slightly better 2:13

    Anyone interested in an online league there is one being organised over at OldSkoolGamer

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    i look out for you me & spikey will help you get those times down.
     
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    I've just downloaded the PC demo of MotoGP, only had Assen, Netherlands on it. Fastest time is 2:01.33. racing as Alex Barros.

    Anyone else?
     
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    Hi ReTrO,

    I can't remember my time in Assen, I'm at work:(
    So although you've only got one track what do you think?

    Oh I see what you mean now:blush:
    Doesn't help for Donington though, that is a quick turn in
    Wish I'd never mentioned drifting now..:(
     
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    Love the game! May get it for the PC if I can find a copy.

    I played it on XBLive last week when I was round at Taz's place. Had a race against Liverpool, not that he would have known it was me as I was playing as EmmaB.
     
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    I have just ordered it for the PC!

    Wahoo!
     

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