Hey guys, if you know me, you know that I've pushed for some deeper customization in Gears for a while now. Gears 3 didn't offer much more than Gears 2 and frankly, it was embarrassing compared to other games.
Private --> KOTH
Execution --> Rounds 1-15
Round time limit 1-10
Number of bots 1-9
Classic Stalemates On or Off
Bleed out time 5-60
Friendly Fire On or Off
Weapon spawn - After use or After pickup
IIRC, that's about it. You can change power weapons from one to the other and that's your customization in a nutshell.
What it should be:
When you're in the lobby to choose your character and map, clicking for instance Y should throw up a number of options
Everything I placed above
X-Ray Vision - On or Off
Player health - 25% - 50% - 75% - 100% - 125% - 150% - 175% - 200%
Spawn System - Standard spawn - KOTH type spawning - Random spawning (As in a player can spawn anywhere on the map)
Assign one weapon to all weapon slots
Assign specific amount of ammo to each individual power weapon (IE. Boomshot - 2 bullets Longshot - 16 Bullets
Every starting weapon has infinite ammo
When a power weapon is picked up from its pick-up point, it respawns straight away without a timer
Stopping Power On or Off
These are just some examples of how EPIC can develop Private matches instead of the basic stuff we've seen before.