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Left 4 Dead 2 BAD pings for everyone

kingchimp
Newbie
Posts: 2
Registered: 16-02-2010

Left 4 Dead 2 BAD pings for everyone

It seems that whenever I am a lobby leader in a game of left 4 dead 2, when I start the game me and whoever happens to have joined my game end up on a server where everyone EXCEPT me has a ping > 1500. My ping is typically around 50, but isn't much use when it's unplayable for everyone else. This behaviour is consistent and happens every time I'm leader, even where I join a lobby as a guest, then someone leaves and I become leader. When we start, rubbish pings for everyone except me! Has anyone else seen this strange behaviour?
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RobJM
Dabbler
Posts: 19
Thanks: 3
Registered: 30-07-2007

Re: Left 4 Dead 2 BAD pings for everyone

It could be you started a local server rather than joined a dedicated server, I see this happen quite often, maybe when dedicated servers are full?
Only thing to do is go back to lobby and search for another server, or don't be leader Smiley