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post #31 of 49
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Originally Posted by HesterDW View Post

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.

It was on a normal server and you can tell when someone has been hit because the crosshair changes
post #32 of 49
bullet drop and lag is meant to be realistic and adds a nice challenge to sniping. i'm just getting the hang of bullet drop on stationary targets, can't imagine going for sprinting soldiers. nice way to practice is to find a 24/7 server that runs that oil refinery map and snipe from the cranes and hills. i also like to use the motion sensor to cover my back, saved me a lot of dogtags lol.
post #33 of 49
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can anyone long range snipe in bf3? the bullets takes to long to get to the person, its just weird. Not complaining, just wondering, is it a bug, or is it for real?

Yes. The longer the shot the more you'll have to aim up/ahead to compensate for the drop/travel time.
It takes that long because DICE tried to make it somewhat realistic, if we didn't have bullet drop / bullet travel time snipers would be extremely overpowered.
post #34 of 49
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It was on a normal server and you can tell when someone has been hit because the crosshair changes

True, however you can't tell where they're hit or where it registered. Its just a fact that a neck shot with an M98b will kill someone in BF3 unless it was lag or bad reg.
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Hold Shift to steady a shot?
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post #36 of 49
My longest headshot is 967m on Caspian Border with the M98b.
I've got another 2 over 900m and quite a few over 800m... But then again I pretty much only snipe.

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It may be hard, but the satisfaction of blowing a hole through a sprinting soldiers face across the map is almost too much to take tongue.gif
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post #38 of 49
One of the biggest problems I have is the glitchy terrain and textures that constantly flash and look wierd. Its extremely distracting to snipe when then entire map is flashing like an LSD trip. Is there a fix for this?

Also is anyone super good with the snipers that can tell the differences between them in detail or link a scope with the distance you need to lead on it and time for each shot at each distance biggrin.gif

I can dream rite.
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You're not playing Hardcore, are you? You're long dead way before the 4th or 5th bullet.
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The problem I have is when doing Long range 400+ My bullet tracer seems to fizzle out and i don't get the impact on the ground to tell where the bullet hits. So I can only be legitimately effective from 0 - 350.

Does anyone else experience this?

EG. I go into caspian border and will aim at an estimated 400+ feet/meters (whatever the distance measurement they use) and I'll see the tracer but then it just disappears with no bullet impacts
     
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