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One of the big reasons why people rent their own machines is so they can run their own servers without paying anything extra (the markup for game servers is ridiculous). If you have to pay for the machine and the player slots, then you may as well just rent the game server from somebody else who has their own machine.

A decent dedicated server can run for more than $100 per month. It's pretty common for people to rent one of these machines and provide cheap servers for other people to cover the cost. Paying for the machine and the slots kinda defeats the purpose.

This "nickle and dime-ing" is getting a bit ridiculous. I'm glad I'm not interested in the Battlefield series at all, since I prefer to run my own servers.
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Uh, welcome to 2001 when everyone started doing that.
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They must be working with AMD in the disappointment department.
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will they at least buy me dinner first? i like it when people buy me dinner before DOING SEX TO ME.
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will they at least buy me dinner first? i like it when people buy me dinner before DOING SEX TO ME.
LOL, this is sig worthy.
 
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are there still bf3 fanboys out there?
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wow thats BS
    
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Originally Posted by Knuxr View Post
Everyone who is complaining about the server browser for BF3, have you ACTUALLY used it or are you just dismissing it. I honestly prefer it to BFBC2, I don't have to launch a game and wait and sign it to check servers. I can simple go to a webpage and take a look. On top of that the beta server browser is in a better state than the current BFBC2 server browser. It just plain works, I don't see how this is a deal breaker.
You still have to wait for the game to luanch. Instead of launching the game and then finding a server which is by far much easier than alt tabbing out if you get kicked or dropped, you get to find a server first and then it launches the game. Either way you get to wait. It is far more convenient for it to be in game. I don't understand your logic here because if you thought about this at all in depth you would realize that you are still signing in, still finding a server, and still waiting for the game to luanch, only now, you get to alt tab out to do stuff. Giant pain. Think next time before you post please.
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♫My servers bring all the boys to the yard, and they're like, it's better than yours!
Damn right! It's better than yours!
I could give you dedis, but I'd have to charge!♫
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Just another disappointment in a game I was really looking forward to.
    
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