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Originally Posted by mingqi53 View Post

Ha yeah ranged sniping is pretty difficult. Longest headshot I placed was at 500+m and that was pure luck.
I think it's a balance technique, since now snipers can prone and pretty much be out of sight minus the occassional constant glint from the scope.

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post #22 of 49
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It's not that difficult, especially if you're moving around and doing close to medium range sniping - usually below 500M. If you're trying to shoot a lot further it'll be more difficult, but that's mainly due to the bullet travel time, drop and the fact you'll have to hit them twice. Practice and stick with a gun and a scope you like.

Once you learn the bullet drop for the set up you're using you should be able to get headshots almost every time, which are 1 shot kills anyway. Usually the only time I'm trying to hit something over 500m is if my team is way ahead on tickets and winning anyways or if I'm counter-sniping.
post #23 of 49
ya its pretty difficult i was able to get a 721m headshot on kharg island here is a video recorded using MSI Afterburner
http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150348272252213
Edited by Hartk1213 - 11/20/11 at 6:49pm
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ya its pretty difficult i was able to get a 721m headshot on kharg island here is a video recorded using MSI Afterburner
{edit} dang it how do i embed a video from facebook
Try just copy/pasting using the video icon in the reply box. Or just copy paste the link without using the video icon in reply. I know since the change the link sometimes doesn't work for me if I use the 1 in the reply box.
post #25 of 49
it's suppose to be that way. they wanted it to be realistic. I am a freaking beast with that sniper... i go like 30 and 2 every game. It just takes time to get used to.. learn how high you have to aim above their head to get a hit and from there you should be good.
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http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150348272252213
there i think this should work its my 721m headshot on kharg island with the SV98
skip ahead to about 1:40 seconds if u wanna just see the long shot
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If the bullets in BF3 were "realistic," then it wouldn't take 4-5 of them to kill someone. COD4 had it right with the 1-2 shot kills. I feel like I have to empty half my mag in BF3 to kill someone (don't bother arguing the 'hitting the arm/leg" theory. Even hitting someone in the heart in BF3 doesn't kill them in 1 shot).

I agree with the part that it shouldn't take a straight pull gun 2 shots to kill someone. Especially if it is above the waist. I shot someone in the neck with the m98b and they didnt die. Could you imagine being hit with a 50 cal in the chest or neck area in realife? I sure as hell would rather die than survive that especially if it hit a major artery
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I agree with the part that it shouldn't take a straight pull gun 2 shots to kill someone. Especially if it is above the waist. I shot someone in the neck with the m98b and they didnt die. Could you imagine being hit with a 50 cal in the chest or neck area in realife? I sure as hell would rather die than survive that especially if it hit a major artery

It doesn't use a 50 cal bullet though. Uses a .338 Magnum unless those are the same? I have no knowledge of how bullet sizes work. :/
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I agree with the part that it shouldn't take a straight pull gun 2 shots to kill someone. Especially if it is above the waist. I shot someone in the neck with the m98b and they didnt die. Could you imagine being hit with a 50 cal in the chest or neck area in realife? I sure as hell would rather die than survive that especially if it hit a major artery

There's no way you hit them in the neck then. That had to be due to bad hit reg man. And with the M98b? Couldn't be. I've gotten M98b kills with stomach shots, its the easiest rifle in the recon class.
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I have managed to get used to the bullet drop and time.of flight. Its fun!! Tho i wish u could use tje straigh pill bolt with the bipod lol....longest head shot is about 700m for me one shot against another sniper on tje other side of the operation firestorm map on the mountains he was on one and inwas on tje other. When he pulled tje trigger my bullet was in flight. He was close but i was dead on!!!! Lol
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