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post #21 of 138
This is stupid. Why take something out that has been in previous BF games and worked fine? I'd love to be a fly on the wall in the room they hold these meetings in.
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after using battle-log in the alpha im not worried about this. It worked great and was fast. You'd think exiting and then re-loading the game would be annoying but as soon as you clicked on the server you wanted it popped right up and loaded the map.
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post #23 of 138
some people in this thread are extremely impatient

the new server browser works out pretty well. In fact, i preferred it over the in game one from BC2.
post #24 of 138
The only thing that annoys me is just wondering why?? I mean how hard would it be to put a in game server browser? Unless there's some technical aspect I'm really missing it almost just feels like they're doing something different for the sake of being different.

Course I'm still getting the game and this probably this won't even bother me, but why fix/change something that isn't broken?
post #25 of 138
Actually this is really a good thing. It makes it so much faster to get in games rather than having to boot up you just log into Bnet and boom. Of course if Bnet goes down then you have an issue but other than that I like this idea a lot.
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post #26 of 138
I hate having my browser open while playing games. Browsers use way too damn much memory these days.
post #27 of 138
Hmm, wasn't one of the complaints re: the F2P incarnation of BF that one had to quit the game to change class or server?

Seems familiar.
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post #28 of 138
What they should've done at least is have an in game web browser to load the web page up in game if anything, that way they can still get the hits on their website for the ads and get paid that way. Yet also making it more convenient for other people who might not be able to load the game quite as quick due to hardware limitations.
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post #30 of 138
I'm not surprised after the alpha, they seem to be putting a lot of effort into the "in-browser" menus such as the stats and servers. On the plus side it does load incredibly fast, since the game doesn't have to go through any fluff, rather it just sticks you into the map loading as soon as you click connect, basically.
 
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