Friday the 13th: The Game [May 26th]

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May 13, 2002

Friday the 13th: The Game is a semi-open world third-person survival horror game set in the fictional camp of Crystal Lake in the mid-1980s in order to better capture the feel of the original films. It is scheduled for release for Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.

The game is an asymmetrical multiplayer game, pitting up to seven players controlling Camp Crystal Lake counselors against one player controlling Jason Voorhees. A player may also control Tommy Jarvis, who becomes playable when certain conditions are met. According to gameplay demos, Jason has heightened hearing and vision, with him being able to teleport anywhere the player wants. The objective of the counselors is to escape from the camp or survive until time runs out on the session, while Jason's objective is to kill all the remaining players. Jason may also be defeated with an "‘epic’ win condition" that requires teamwork, and is difficult to perform.​

I've read from people who played the beta saying that Jason, as he should, almost always wins.

There will also be a single player mode. This game was supposed to come out last year but they delayed it to work on adding single player. I think there were a lot of concerns it would end up like Evolve. I'm not sure if that simply means they are adding a bot mode or if it's something more in-depth. IF it has a decent single player, this game could be pretty sick.
May 13, 2002
Beautiful & peaceful camp Crystal Lake:

It's so hot out tonight, maybe I'll take off my clothes and take a quick dip to cool off!

Is somebody there? Hey it's not funny! I'm in no mood for jokes, guys!

Sarah? Are you ok? Why were you screaming? Stay right there, I'm coming!

Anyone else?

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May 13, 2002
Part 1: The Game

Which Jasons will be available at release?
The following Jasons will be available at release:
-Friday the 13th Part 2
-Friday the 13th Part III
-Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives
-Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
-Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan
-Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday
and a pre-order exclusive DLC Jason created by Tom Savini (had to be ordered separately, no longer available for purchase)

Is it true that each Jason has their own music?
Yes, each Jason gets unique music.

How many different ways can Jason kill?
Many ways! Here are a few

Which counselors will be available at release?
There are 10 counselors to choose from at release:
-Vanessa Jones (The Athletic Girl)
-Deborah Kim (The Bookish Girl)
-Chad Kensington (The Preppy Guy)
-Jenny Myers (The Girl Next Door)
-Brandon "Buggzy" Wilson (The Jock)
-A.J. Mason (The Rocker Chick)
-Eric "J.R" Lachappa (The Nerd)
-Kenny Riedell (The Head Counselor)
-Adam Palomino (The Edgy Guy)
-Tiffany Cox (The Flirty Girl)

You will also be able to play as Tommy Jarvis. Tommy becomes playable if a counselor is able contact him through a radio. Once contacted, a player whose counselor was killed or escaped will be randomly selected to control Tommy.

Counselors all have their individual stats. For example:

A.J. Mason (The Rocker Chick) - 7/10 Composure | 7/10 INT | 1/10 Luck | 4/10 Speed | 6/10 Strength and so on.

Perks as well:

Which maps will be available at release?
The following 3 maps will be available at release:
-Crystal Lake (Size: Large)
-Higgins Haven (Size: Medium)
-Packanack Lodge (Size: Unknown)

How can you win (survive) as a counselor?
-Repairing a boat or car and escaping with it
-Repairing the phone, calling the police and running to them (after 5 minutes)
-Surviving until the round timer ends
-Killing Jason

Part 2: The Future

Will Jason from Freddy vs Jason or the Remake be added to the game?
Unfortunately they can't be added due to licensing restraints.

Will weather effects be added to the game?
Quote from Wes (developer):
Weather is something we want to include for sure. Not sure if we can get it in by launch as it takes a very long time (art) to make rain/weather FX look believable. It's not hard to just make rain fall from the sky. We could do that with ease, it's the ancillary aspects of rain that will take time.
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May 13, 2002
I'm interested in this concept but hope most of the Jason variants won't be paid dlc
Evolve had the same type of concept which seemed cool at the time but it flopped pretty bad. Being that it's Jason at summer camp in the 80s already makes it better but my fear is it will get repetitive and old fast. Hopefully they figure out a way to keep things interesting.
May 13, 2002
Yea it seems limited it would be cool as a budget title like $30 but idk if this will be a $60 experience
That's what I'm thinking too. Could be rental only type game. Or wait till it's on sale but the problem with that is by the time it's on sale the online world could already be dead. One of the reasons these exclusive online games, or in this case probably really limited single player, can end up in a shitty situation.

They should make it $30 like you said to get more buyers on day one, build a online community and if they really want to, charge DLC for single player content (I don't like that idea but they already said Single Player is coming later after launch so that's probably what they are planning anyways).

Hope it works out though, I love the concept.
May 31, 2006
my take so far.. def not worth $40 maybe $25 at most. i've played it for 3 days as counselors.. i hella wanna play as Jason. it gets intense, pretty funny to hear people screaming. the hit detection blows but they are working on the fixes. this game is better if you play with people you know. it's almost pointless to play without a mic unless you are Jason. 7/10

Gas One

May 24, 2006
Downtown, Pittsburg. Southeast Dago.
lol the nintendo friday the 13th was the funniest game on nintendo almost ever. i remember bailing on that nigga jason's life with a rock. he was like a wack version of make tyson on punch out. had no bars whatsoever. i still don't get how bro would be straight moving like 35 mph in neck deep water straight bout to merk you. nigga straight hawking you down from foot on the sea floor, while you bailin ass in a boat. this nigga jason was coming out the water at you like an ugly ass dolphin.

but reason i mention all that is i gotta fuck with this just to relive my childhood LAUGHS. i know it won't be that great but ill get a kick out of it.
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