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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
Like something like a scripted earthquake hasn't been done before? I mean.... what kind of feature is that? Can't be "random terrain deforming" either. I'd love to see that happen in the next couple of years.
Yeah. If they needed to nerf what was a semi-random/realtime destruction, there is very little chance earthquakes would randomly deform the terrain. If it does it will most likely be a predetermined deformation which will inevitably become annoying and happen the same way each time (like the buildings collapsing in BC2).
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Originally Posted by corky dorkelson View Post
So this game LAUNCHES in about 90 days. It's going to take at least 30 days to duplicate, package, and ship the physical product to retailers (estimate). That gives about 60 days left of finishing the game COMPLETELY. Why are they even saying that they are unsure if they want to add this feature or not?

It will most likely be a patch of some sort. It's crunch time at DICE, not sure why they are even chatting about this stuff right now.
Like you said, 60 days to go gold and start production. They still have those 30 days to put together a 1st day patch though.
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So this game LAUNCHES in about 90 days. It's going to take at least 30 days to duplicate, package, and ship the physical product to retailers (estimate). That gives about 60 days left of finishing the game COMPLETELY. Why are they even saying that they are unsure if they want to add this feature or not?

It will most likely be a patch of some sort. It's crunch time at DICE, not sure why they are even chatting about this stuff right now.
Well, if it's only for one certain map I'd say 60 days is enough time to throw it in. Maybe Karkand?
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I wonder if their 17^13 CPUs are done rendering one map though. The game is almost out DICE, ask China and Amazon for CPU power.
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If they did this which I doubt the will (this round anyway). I would prefer it be completely random to the point where they don't happen hardly ever but when they do oh boy! Also some lead up tremors and aftershocks would add to the effect.
Also wouldn't mind some bad weather and maps that turn night and day in really long matches.
+1 For this. That'd be cool.
 
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What happend to all the "We don't want TOOO much realism" and the "I hate the map getting levelled" people?

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I can see them working it into rush mode where an earthquake happens when the game moves up a stage, similar to the useless warthogs that lay down fire on the road in some maps.
    
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Please, DO NOT put the words "kill streak" in a sentence pertaining to any Battlefield game. That is for CoD only. I think there are many people who do not want to see kill streak unlocks in BF3. I want to earn my kills as well as my deaths.

I was seriously worried that BF3 would have them since they are trying to pull in the CoD players.
Agreed.
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Please, DO NOT put the words "kill streak" in a sentence pertaining to any Battlefield game. That is for CoD only. I think there are many people who do not want to see kill streak unlocks in BF3. I want to earn my kills as well as my deaths.

I was seriously worried that BF3 would have them since they are trying to pull in the CoD players.
That is one thing that would have made me cancel my pre-order and actually boycott it + send hate mail to DICE. Yes, i actually have a spine and wouldn't have bought/pirated it just like i did for every CoD since MW1.
    
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Now destruction is cool again? Or will this be scripted in every match so it doesn't cause an imbalance? The other thread was full of people hating on destruction, but an earthquake is just fine.
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