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post #61 of 110
Only time I get annoyed by lights is in the single player because its almost unplayable on night missions. Also annoying when your on a smaller map and 5 people are using lights.


I do hope this doesn't effect the brightness when aimed at an enemy. I love how people start shooting and its missing me because they are blind. I think its the most important attachment to have for maps like Metro and Bazaar.
post #62 of 110
This patch should apply to enemy lights too and only be the old brightness within say ten meters. Getting blinded by a light like that is bright daylight is just stupid.

One of my friends wish he had a mirror on his gun so he could reflect the light right back at them.
Edited by Shichibukai - 11/8/11 at 10:19am
post #63 of 110
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Originally Posted by ChvyVele View Post
I disagree. I have the game and the flashlight is literally the only thing that I haven't liked about the game so far. Almost everyone I've encountered uses it, and since it covers so much of your screen you can shoot at it, but you don't know exactly where they are standing because you can't see anything. They either have to reduce the brightness (for enemies too), add sunglasses to the game (everything in any game should have a way to counter it), or remove it entirely (my personal favorite choice).
IR scope.

edit: nvm i coulda sworn it could allow you to see.

but yeah, the tac light is meant to disorient/blind an opponent. works well against enemies in those buildings. at least now i see i have to shoot down and a little right to hit the guy holding it. Shooting directly at the center of the light wont hit anything.
Edited by ez12a - 11/8/11 at 10:22am
 
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Not sure but i always though the flash light it less of an advantage. Buy blinding you they can show of their position. Also if you play a lot you can predict where they are even if the screen is white.
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Not sure but i always though the flash light it less of an advantage. Buy blinding you they can show of their position. Also if you play a lot you can predict where they are even if the screen is white.
That's exactly why I don't use it. It's only effective up close, but if you're far away like most of the time I'm gonna blow your head off.
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thank god, so annoying
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lol, quite a few teamkills because of the stupid flashlights. They should just nerf it entirely. Enemies are easily spotted, and a lot of morons still don't know how to toggle them off. You keep it on, and you're basically saying to the enemy, "here I am everyone, kill me, here's where I'm camping, I'm over here guise, see???"
Edited by Diabolical999 - 11/8/11 at 10:23am
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Still two problems with this:

1. Those screenshots are in full sunlight
2. The article only states that teammates lights will be reduced.
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post #69 of 110
How am I going to troll my teammates now?
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Finally, I didn't like the teammates who like to camp in prone position with their lights on. You cant see anything with the tactical stadium light on on.
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