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Ok so I started playing this game again after taking a break from shooters to find out I blow at it. I was pretty damn good at MW2 and counterstrike, but this does not seem to be a twitchy shooter type. I prefer to play squad death match and hardcore modes, and I will be extremely lucky to have a positive K/D ratio at the end of a match. Maybe I just need to learn the maps better, but I feel as though I am doing something fundamentally wrong. Any wisdom on a successful play style would be greatly appreciated.
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Battlefield games take a LOT of practice and patience. I think for one, you need to know what your strengths and weaknesses are and then pick a class you are good at. From that point, you need to hone your skills and stick to a gun that works well for you.

I started out playing with engineer because it came naturally for me. As time went on, I moved to assault and sporadically play medic. I am a terrible sniper.
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You'll benefit a lot from learning the layout of the maps because you'll be able to anticipate the other teams movements and likely hiding spots. Other than that you just need to become more familiar with the game and its dynamics. If you're good at other FPS' then you'll come around soon enough.

Any particular class that you want to play more than others?
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Learn to spot. Spot everything. Spam that "Q" button like theres no tomorrow. Play the objective. If its a conquest map take and hold bases. Stay with your squad. If your a medic revive and drop health. If your assault drop ammo when needed. Did I mention spot?
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shoot from cover and shoot from behind.

be more tactful. its more like paint ball than anyhting else.
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Learn to spot. Spot everything. Spam that "Q" button like theres no tomorrow. Play the objective. If its a conquest map take and hold bases. Stay with your squad. If your a medic revive and drop health. If your assault drop ammo when needed. Did I mention spot?

the guy plays on hc mode. spotting is next to useless.
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post #7 of 17
Burst firing at medium to long distances can help a lot. Instead of reloading your primary weapon switch to your pistol to finish them off if your magazine runs out. Learn the maps definitely helps.
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post #8 of 17
Take a sniper, than go in the hills and start shooting peoples heads off. Also get the mortar strike, than you can call mortar strikes on a location. smile.gif

Watch this video, it will help you a lot.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcZ3wXF3r14[/ame]
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post #9 of 17
Basically what everyone else said. Work with your team and your squad - you'll never get anywhere if you lone wolf it. Move up slowly but deliberately using cover, spot enemies if you're not playing HC, don't spam your assault rifles. Burst fire (unless you are in very close range of course) but do it quickly. Make sure you use all your weapons too. If you need to have cover as an assault, use smoke. If you need to take out someone else's cover, use a 40mm grenade to blow holes in stuff smile.gif

Also, watch this video, it's really good:
EDIT: Ninja'd smile.gif
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Never shoot full auto unless your target is like 3 feet away, always tap-fire and use your scope/iron sights.

Also don't screw around and try to get "pro" kills like knifing, sniper no-scoping, C4 whoring etc. if you want a good KDR. Better safe then dead.
     
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