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They just should not have released the open beta. It quite frankly is crap and has given most people the wrong impression. Bad map, lack of features, hard to handle system in general and no Conquest made me hate on the beta so hard.
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It's nice to know they're listening.

Still haven't seen any T-Rex footage though. :(
THIS! Where is my 64 vs T-Rex army map?!??!?
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I think he means so that you don't have be deployed in open fire when changing your video settings and controls, which I'm hoping is addressed on final release.

It was the same way in bc2 beta, they will fix it. Hopefully in the game menus, not in that crap they call battlelog.
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Yes. I'm pretty sure a random T-Rex in the subway area of Metro would have made the game much more fun (like the Horseless Headless Horseman) . Maybe in the campaign?
...This game is going to have a campaign?

I'm not trying to be funny, it literally never occurred to me that it's going to have a campaign mode.
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...This game is going to have a campaign?

I'm not trying to be funny, it literally never occurred to me that it's going to have a campaign mode.
BC2 does too.
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Nice!!! One of my few gripes about the game will be fixed!!
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It better be in-game. Battlelog frigging sucks and it's too big now to change it by the time the game comes out. Fricking horrible idea to use a browser to find a server.
+1... heard DICE made a menu and stuff once and got flamed or whatever so...
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Just to be clear, Beta is not the time to add features. Alpha is generally when features are being added and the game is brought to point, Beta, where it is ready to be bug tested and ironed out. Different developers do it differently but traditionally Beta is rather reflective of the final game. Feedback is great but very rarely will anything in Beta see any major changes (and often even minor changes).

So, while I agree that it is great that DICE is listening in some aspects, who in their right mind thought it would be a good idea in the first place to do squad management like it is now in the Beta? It should never have gone in this direction in the first place. How many of their studies before development returned the data that people want to go to a browser to do anything once they are in the game itself?
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post #79 of 98
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They just should not have released the open beta. It quite frankly is crap and has given most people the wrong impression. Bad map, lack of features, hard to handle system in general and no Conquest made me hate on the beta so hard.
Agreed.
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Just to be clear, Beta is not the time to add features. Alpha is generally when features are being added and the game is brought to point, Beta, where it is ready to be bug tested and ironed out. Different developers do it differently but traditionally Beta is rather reflective of the final game. Feedback is great but very rarely will anything in Beta see any major changes (and often even minor changes).

So, while I agree that it is great that DICE is listening in some aspects, who in their right mind thought it would be a good idea in the first place to do squad management like it is now in the Beta? It should never have gone in this direction in the first place. How many of their studies before development returned the data that people want to go to a browser to do anything once they are in the game itself?
My guess is, it was a management decision. Because no one on a design team would decide to do it in such an awful, horrible way.
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