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Eh I like this. How many kills have you gotten just cause you shoot at an orange triangle? Not very realistic, kinda cheap actually. Not to mention when the triangle is moving behind something and you can still see where it is.
I, personally like 3D spotting, but with BC2 I felt it was a tad bit overdone. I think 3D spotting would be a lot more accepted if they did it for stationary targets - and once that target moves, the spot disappears or it stays where that target once was, as in it doesn't follow the guy. That's how I think it should be infantry-wise. When you're in a vehicle maybe it should be different, I don't know what would be best for that personally.
 
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Eh I like this. How many kills have you gotten just cause you shoot at an orange triangle? Not very realistic, kinda cheap actually. Not to mention when the triangle is moving behind something and you can still see where it is.
Agreed, I got a lot of silly kills on BC2 just by shooting at where someone was marked up. Got many many headshots with sniper rifles through trees and smoke.

Glad to see the back of it, but good to see its there for vehicles.
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If it's true, best news I've heard yet about BF3.

However.. not very sure that some random guy's twitter (he could just be trolling, after all) constitutes a news thread.
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However.. not very sure that some random guy's twitter (he could just be trolling, after all) constitutes a news thread.
Demize99 = Alan Kertz = BF3 Senior Gameplay Designer

Corporate monitors Twitter accounts... so you don't troll on stuff like this.
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Demize99 = Alan Kertz = Senior Gameplay Designer on Battlefield 3

Corporate monitors Twitter accounts... so you don't troll on stuff like this.
@d1April = some random guy =/= not Demize. (you DID actually click the link, right?)

This isn't Demize saying "spotting is out" this is some guy in broken English trying to convey that msg. Perhaps you have something different to share? Otherwise, my comment is directed at the OP.
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demize is da man, I worked with him before he went over to dice on PoE (point of existence mod for bf2) he did one of the mods most popular maps
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I never play on servers with 3d spotting. Its terrible... I thought it was obvious in BC2 that spotting is something thats only good for noobs and it just makes it easier to play when your less familiar with the maps. Its like training wheels for a game... no one was supposed to think of it as a lasting feature, and lets face it... spotting is mostly broken anyway. You can be hiding in a bush where the person who spotted you couldnt even see you but if they spawn the spot button you show up anyway. When I used to play on noob servers I would just spawm the spotting button all the time and I'd always end up finding a buch of enemies that I couldnt even see before.
    
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@d1April = some random guy =/= not Demize. (you DID actually click the link, right?)

This isn't Demize saying "spotting is out" this is some guy in broken English trying to convey that msg. Perhaps you have something different to share? Otherwise, my comment is directed at the OP.
He is Dominik "1ApRiL" Herbst, he worked with Dice on MoH so its perfectly likely that he is working with them on BF3
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I never play on servers with 3d spotting. Its terrible... I thought it was obvious in BC2 that spotting is something thats only good for noobs and it just makes it easier to play when your less familiar with the maps. Its like training wheels for a game... no one was supposed to think of it as a lasting feature, and lets face it... spotting is mostly broken anyway. You can be hiding in a bush where the person who spotted you couldnt even see you but if they spawn the spot button you show up anyway. When I used to play on noob servers I would just spawm the spotting button all the time and I'd always end up finding a buch of enemies that I couldnt even see before.
Exactly. It's too bad spotting will be on by default so most people will be exposed to it and that means less hardcore servers. I can't stand Noob-core either.
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This seems good

And i quite like vehicle only 3d spotting, Makes people know, Oh theres a tank go destroy it
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