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Question ANYONE STILL ACTIVE?

Discussion in 'Annihilation' started by I_Dont_Play_This, Sep 12, 2018.

Question - ANYONE STILL ACTIVE?
  1. I_Dont_Play_This Platinum

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    Any of the older Annihilation players from 2013-2015 still active on the forums or the server? -darien1215

  2. Manaea Platinum

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    Yeah some of us are still around, but we aint with many.

    2013 bedrock walls player here.
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  3. Murdey Platinum

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    I don't play too often anymore. Was actually on quite a bit at the beginning of this past summer playing with some friends who I discovered the game with initially tho.

    We started back in early late 2013/early 2014 & found out about it through mineZ.

    As for our recent activity, we stopped playing due to a few things.

    1: Team stacking
    2: Scummy tactics by other players (sometimes the game was just more frustrating than fun to play)
    3: Lag

    It's unfortunate. I'd love to see this game mode and its community thrive once again but it seems it's far past its prime.
    I_Dont_Play_This, Corrade and Manaea like this.
  4. Setrci Silver

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    I start to play other games instead of stay in shotbow for my whole life lol
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  5. connor564 Platinum

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    2013 with walls over here. Why do you ask?
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  6. connor564 Platinum

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    not to mention the hackers
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  7. I_Dont_Play_This Platinum

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    Logged on after 6 months and wanted to know if people still roam the website?
  8. Emilio737 Regular Member

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    i've been playing anni on shotbow since 2015 until now. altough i must say that shotbow has seen better days.
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  9. Rebel_Vanguard Platinum

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    I come to take a look at the forums every so often, but whenever I get the spare time to play, there's usually only one game going. I miss seeing multiple games open at the same time and them being nearly full. A lot of good memories that, sadly, can only be looked back on fondly. I know it's just a pipe dream, but I'd kinda love to play another hectic match with some of the older people I knew at least one more time. It'll likely never happen, but it's nice to dream, huh?
  10. drewko09 Mini Builder

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    Annihilation is one of those old games you always will remember fondly but when you go back to play its just not the same.
  11. I_Dont_Play_This Platinum

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    So Sad :(
  12. VictorLight Regular Member

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    Used to play almost all the time, but now my formula is (Doing anything > Playing shotbow)
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  13. Catsgood123 Silver

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    Started in 2014, had a blast way back then! hard to come to terms with how much it has changed, but I hope it one day bounces back and brings in (hopefully) more nice people that just wanna have a laugh and play some games, as its the main reason i still stick around to this day :D Still suprised tho how many people from when shotbow started still play today!! (personal Side Note: would also like it to revert back to 1.8-1.7 but we can't have everything :lmao:)
  14. hossra Platinum

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    Joined forums in 2013, played before then as well. Now in college dealing with real life, but I love coming back to relive the fun I had with this community.
  15. Smartz_ Platinum

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    Aren't many of us left. I joined the forums late and was part of the HCF reddit. I too was a bedrock walls player, and miss them very much.
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  16. noahvr Silver

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    miss the late nights playing this game :(
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  17. 323465963 Retired Staff

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    2013 player too. Played for 4 or so years, got into it cause of Wasted. After the 1.7.3 update, kinda just went all downhill, plus IRL job/school took over. Pretty impressed that SB's still going given that it's primarily volunteer-run, think it's been up for over a decade. Usually just check the forums a couple times a week, just to see how things are going. Glad to see others still check in every now and then
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  18. Matt900_ Regular Member

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    Been here since the old T-shaped Anni lobbies with the fireplaces.

    Life things, the decline of people to play with, friends gravitating towards other games, etc.
    Annihilation is inherently a repetitious game to play in the conventional sense, so I can see why people would eventually fade out in the long run.
  19. Smartz_ Platinum

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    Oh my god I forgot about that lobby. So many memories, I remember trying to jump from a bench onto a fence post and never being able to do it. (I now know the jump was impossible lol)
  20. soto Platinum

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    2013 player. Reasons for my absence:
    - the tournament finals suddenly vanished and never happened
    - developers (volunteers) don't bother adding things since they're busy with more important matters in their lives.
    - admins lack activity and recruiting new ones won't solve any existing problems
    - no proper marketing happening, no one is attempting to make the game surge again, even if it requires a risky investment
    - . . .

    (this list could go on and on but right, it's a dead game with only the old gems still attempting to come back once in a while)

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