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Originally Posted by Tempest001 View Post
I see what you did there....

Glitches, bugs and exploits aside, the beta is actually very fun for me. Caspian border was AMAZING to play on. Lots of fun, vehicles and just graphically beautiful. Too bad I'm leaving for bootcamp next monday and won't be able to enjoy the game in its full splendor for about 3 months. That's okay though, because if the game has a rocky launch, it should be ironed out by the time i get it.
Just tell your recruiter that BF3 is better than bootcamp and that you plan stay at home to train hard.
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Originally Posted by hxcnero View Post
i just read this on facebook. and about 80% of the people who commented failed to even give any acknowledgment to the article and continued complaining. which imo, proves people will just complain for the sake of it.

but on the bright side. we wont have to play with all the whiners when they dont buy the game.
Good... it's those type of people who ruin gaming.
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post #23 of 43
A lot of people who do this whining on FB, should get lessons in game development and its stages more importantly, so their ignorance stops and their understanding begins.
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A lot of people who do this whining on FB, should get lessons in game development and its stages more importantly, so their ignorance stops and their understanding begins.
That still wouldn't help. With all of this stuff going on though, I just want Oct. 25th to be here already to see how the game turns out.
 
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post #25 of 43
Magnitude of 6 means 10^6 and not six times.

Apart from that, great to hear developers talking openly like this. Thumbs up Dice. Your game will be great and remembered for years to come...
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post #26 of 43
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Good... it's those type of people who ruin gaming.
Agreed to the nth degree. That's really the only saving grace to this whole Beta whining fiasco quite frankly.

Oh, and I'm a terrible person, I've reported bugs like crazy and even with it's flaws love the Beta. If anything it reinforced my purchase.

BF2, to 2142, then this, all in all I love it.

Now for the future, BF2143! I would kill for this. Titan mode, all future munitions... 2142 was just too fun :x
    
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post #27 of 43
Finally they had cleared up some doubts and explained the technical purpose of this BETA.

Nice to hear some feedback
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I'll "support" them when they get rid of the pos server browser system on Battlelog and switch back to in-game servers. (I mean I'm buying the game, but I will hate DICE)
Hate EA not DICE..
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post #29 of 43
As soon as I saw the game it was quite obvious that this is a old version of the game and they are testing their servers/behind the scene stuff and not just the bugs within the game. I'll say many of them would of already been fixed before the beta was even released.

The game is gonna rock, no doubt. If people want to whine about it then let them, because of their ignorance they aren't ready for the truth.
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I will give you an example of why the statement said in the article is bad.
Ok lets say you open a bake shop, you have been making new cake recipes trying to nail that one just right. Your premier cake is carrot cake, and people want to try it badly.

So now you are a month from opening and you want it test, what do you do?
Well of course you pull out a month old recipe for your vanilla cake, then when people you complain you say "well it isn't our fault, this recipe is a beta and it is a month old beta, and this cake doesn't represent the true feel of our shop, you are all ungrateful whiners."

Now this doesn't mean the complaints and ungratefulness weren't a bit obsessive, however, they did have their place. A beta may not represent a final product, but when you got a game this big, you better showcase why your game is unique and why people should buy it, beta or not it is their job to make it look good to the masses. Metro is clearly not a map to showcase their game with, it is not 64man like PC users begged for, it is vechileless, the squads lack customization, and voice chat doesn't work yet, that is four major elements it lacks. It felt like it lacked major functions of the game, making it feel more like alpha testing #2 rather than beta testing.

So yeah I see their point and it is valid, but I also see the point of the other side.
    
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