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Old 06-06-2019, 06:32 AM
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It is Eid and I am bored. I am playing Call of Duty World War II on my low-end PC. Despite the warning, I am using a video setting that taxes my computer. (As a result, dead Germans make strange stretchy figures.)

I am doing Mission One, Omaha Beach. I am at the last of the five bunkers. When you enter this bunker, a German comes out of nowhere to do some hand-to-hand. I cannot beat him. Further, when I return to the previous checkpoint, I discover I am in the same place fighting the same crazed German.

I have gone to various walkthoughs. They tell me to follow the prompts on the screen. Cool. I got this German with a bayonet coming at me. The screen has a small F in a circle. The symbol moves slowly on the screen.

Hitting F does nothing obvious. Hitting Q for Close-Quarter Battle does nothing obvious. Moving my mouse does nothing obvious. Using my finger on the touch screen does nothing obvious.

I die then it all starts again.

When I go back to "Restart Mission," I end up back on Omaha Beach.

I suspect this is partially operator error and perhaps also a software problem.

Any ideas?
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Old 06-06-2019, 07:06 AM
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Any ideas?
You said at the very beginning that you are playing on a low end PC. I would guess that the system is overtaxed and because of that your keyboard inputs are lagging. TBH, I would suggest shutting your PC down for maybe 30 minutes and let everything cooldown. Restart and go straight to that point in the game and see if the walkthrough helps.
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Old 06-06-2019, 07:11 AM
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Oh no! It could not be....

Well, what do I know? Let me try that. Thank you.
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Old 06-06-2019, 07:48 AM
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Turn Off
Cool down for a while
Run Windows update, by the way.
Restart game
Long loading sequence
Goes right back to this German grunting and groaning on top of, and not in friendly way.
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On another forum someone told me to just pound the F key like a madman. That seems to work. That is very odd game design. Thank you.
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Old 06-06-2019, 05:44 PM
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On the XBox One it is a quick-time event and you are required to center the marker in a circle and then hit the indicated button to beat it. If I recall correctly there are three different events of that type in a row and several others throughout the game.
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Old 06-06-2019, 10:18 PM
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OK, I am through the first mission. Thank you.

What is with the endless cut scenes? All in all, I do not like this game.
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