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Taleworlds sends out an invitation to anyone wanting to join the closed beta for M&B Warband

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I love Mount and Blade and so do the staff of ModDB, we love it so much it took away the Editors Choice award for Best Indie at last years MOTY's. So here is a shameless plug for our friends over at Taleworlds, all about their upcoming expansion called Warband which if you have been living under a rock and know nothing about is a multiplayer expansion for the highly acclaimed Indie game. Anyway here is a qoute from the M&B forums.

Taleworlds wrote: Hello everyone,

We are getting closer to starting M&B Warband multiplayer beta tests and this is an invitation to all our community to apply as beta testers and join in the fun. All you need to do is fill out the application form at:

Beta.taleworlds.com

Since server capacity will be limited, we'll be able to accept a limited number of applicants to the beta tests. Our choice criteria will be as follows:

  • Applicants who enter a valid serial key are much more likely to be selected than those who do not.
  • As we open new test servers, we'll invite new beta testers whose locations are close to that server's location. For example, if we open a server in Germany, we'll invite testers who live in Europe.
  • Other than that, selection will be random.

Thank you in advance to all those who will apply. Looking forward to duke it out with you guys on the beta servers...


Exciting stuff is it not? I'm super keen for something like this as the original game had me hooked for hours on end, bring on the multiplayer carnage!

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Torabi
Torabi - - 376 comments

Already signed up, I love M&B, fantastic game and it can only get better now that I will be able to play it with my friends and foes.

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OOmiz
OOmiz - - 30 comments

Please enter your serial-key on this non encrypted page...

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Torabi
Torabi - - 376 comments

If you'd check their forum you can see that Armagan himself (the lead dev) posting the link. So I trust it, and so does everybody else on the forum.

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OOmiz
OOmiz - - 30 comments

I checked the forum and was surprised that no one else had mentioned it. Sure I trust the link too, I'm sure that its the devs that get the info. But that doesn't change the fact that the key is sent in plain text, and hence could be read by someone else too.
Sending things like cd-keys unencrypted just isn't smart. Welcome to the Internet.

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Moss
Moss - - 34 comments

They don't really have to be that cautious with serial keys. The copy protection only allows a key to register the game once a month, so there's no real threat from keys being published on piracy sites. Really cracks are the only thing they have to worry about.

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Tex1090
Tex1090 - - 148 comments

I signed up, hope to get in. Love MnB :D

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marksman52
marksman52 - - 393 comments

WOOTIFICATIONS

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Rich_Zap
Rich_Zap - - 25 comments

Signed up, ive been wanting this since i first got the game... I hope the unit numbers dont go down too much with the network stuff.

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gazoline414
gazoline414 - - 7 comments

what now i have to pay for a whole new mount and blade or add on?

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Tex1090
Tex1090 - - 148 comments

It's an expansion. Yes you'll have to pay for it.

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feillyne
feillyne - - 5,816 comments

Un-for-tu-na-te-ly.

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mzeal
mzeal - - 55 comments

I will buy it, ive been waiting awhile for this

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NullSoldier
NullSoldier - - 973 comments

Mount and Blade is a great game. I signed up for the beta.

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barto300
barto300 - - 20 comments

i hope they made it better and gave it a purpose of playing instead of getting bored after doing the same things every day so that you are forced to download mods to discover something new

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Nickelpat
Nickelpat - - 119 comments

Cool, just bought Mount and Blade... 45 minutes ago for this expansion :P

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Druza
Druza - - 215 comments

Good, sweet awesomeness. Here's hoping I get picked for the beta.

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mothmann
mothmann - - 62 comments

hey lets all post our cd keys on a nonsecure page so anyone capturing pakcets on mine or their network or my isp or their isp or well anything between me and them (the world) can steal it and when the multi player expansion comes out my cd key will be blacklisted making me have to buy all the original games over again.

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Nickelpat
Nickelpat - - 119 comments

Yes, because someone is taking a whole day to grab a CD key to a 15 dollar game (actually, 10 on Amazon) JUST so they can get your key blacklisted...

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RoosterAssassin
RoosterAssassin - - 6 comments

Then don't sign up >.>

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RaterRate
RaterRate - - 18 comments

Soo gonna look forward to it <3

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hate4uall
hate4uall - - 702 comments

i will sooooo buy this!

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Shatari
Shatari - - 62 comments

Just an FYI: For some reason, yahoo email accounts aren't getting their confirmation emails right now. Taleworlds hasn't addressed the matter yet, but if you haven't applied yet then use a different email system.

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marksman52
marksman52 - - 393 comments

i never get my confirmation email!!

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Shatari
Shatari - - 62 comments

Did you use Yahoo? As I mentioned, Yahoo isn't currently receiving confirmation emails (for reasons unknown). You can check the thread in the forum for updates though. Forums.taleworlds.net

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Gosthy
Gosthy - - 736 comments

I didn't get e-mail. I use gmail.

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