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Sigh, i really wish this was coming out on Steam.
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Vehicle damage works a little differently, as now a tank or APC can be disabled before it's destroyed - it won't move, but the guns still operate. So, hitting the LAV-25 in the side might stop it moving, but it won't kill everyone inside until you finish it off.
This is brilliant.
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Very nice read. Rep+

also @JasonCz, I wish guns could be disabled too.
   
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post #14 of 30
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This is brilliant.
It would also be cool if there was zone damage for vehicles. An APC can take only two hits to one side. However, if the hits were to the front, back, and sides, it would still be ok.
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nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    
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post #16 of 30
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It would also be cool if there was zone damage for vehicles. An APC can take only two hits to one side. However, if the hits were to the front, back, and sides, it would still be ok.
This should definitely be implemented, seeing as it won't be overpowered if people work together and are generally aware of what they're doing.
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ARGHHH, this article has me torn between more excitement, but also dismay. While I am bouncing off the walls in excitement over this game, one of the few but MAJOR things that I really hoped that DICE would avoid in designing this game is slowly beginning to increase in the likelihood. The name of this game is Battlefield 3, thus implying that it is a sequel of the Battlefield 2. My fear is that since it has been so long since Battlefield 2, and since Dice went into this project at the time when they were jut finishing up Bad Company 2, my fear is that they are developing more of a "Bad Company 3" rather than a Battlefield 3. Don't get me wrong, BC2 is definitely one of my favorite games, and its still the game I play more than any other to this day. Yet BC2 is quite a different multiplayer experience compared to Battlefield 2. The main thing is depth. Battlefield 2 had a depth of gameplay that I have yet to see replicated by a PC FPS in the 5-6 years since it was released. In battlefield 2, there were so many different Rolesthat one could assume that it took longer tahn any other game for me to get bored of it. You could be a jet pilot, Apache Gunner, Bomber Pilot, Commander of your team, a true recon spotter/sniper, and many many more. Thus, I expected DICE to build off of that model significantly, it seems like everytime I see or hear more of the game, the more it feels like a BC2 sequel. In this article, the thing that really got me was that there is going to be the gametype "Rush" in BF3. For god's sake, just change the name alone and I'd be fine with it. I just really hope that the core of the gameplay that has yet to be released ultimately is not centered around the pretty environment alone,. I know either way I will not be disappointed, but in order for this game to be truly epic, it must be a "Battlefield 2" seuqel, which would mean a massive list of new and improved features since obviously they wouldn't be able to use tech from 2006. PLEASE DICE, GO BACK TO YOUR ROOTS for the yet to be revealed portions of the game! PLEASE!!!!!


e franchise, and I really liked Bad Company 2, a game which I still play quite often to this day. But what I really really had expected and hoped for with battlefield 3 was that it would not simply assume a sort of "Bad Company 3" role, instead drawing primarily from the original game Battlefield 2. Yet
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I think the graphical style of the game is really visually pleasing.
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post #19 of 30
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Sigh, i really wish this was coming out on Steam.
Why? Do you not have any Retail stores close by? Amazon etc.. I can't see any benefits of steam when you have a retail copy of the game. This ofc doesn't apply if your a complete mess and lose your cd key/box (which can easily be stored in a safe spot) This isn't directed at you , but i can't stand people boycotting a game for a reasons that dont have relation to the gameplay or the game in general.
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This is a Battlefield 2 sequel that takes what they learned from the incredibly successful and loved Bad Company 2 into implementation.
Love that you choose whether or not you can get revived now. There were a ton of complaints on the BC2 forums about people getting revived in front of tanks. The destruction killing people, and the tanks getting disabled are also really neat. Still super hyped for this game.
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