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Honestly, I felt that changing this made the game less consistent for me...

then you probably have a slower internet or a NIC that cant handle the faster internet as well. the buffer feature is there to help even out the field for those with slower internet/computers. if yours is fast it should help. it might take some getting used to if you have been playing a lot on regular settings
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You guys are all really cool. +1 rep all around!
The flying thing is right now, way over my head. And, how do spot enemies on the ground???? Crap, I just gave up flying last night; can't fly, can't aim, can't shoot.. can only die.
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You guys are all really cool. +1 rep all around!
The flying thing is right now, way over my head. And, how do spot enemies on the ground???? Crap, I just gave up flying last night; can't fly, can't aim, can't shoot.. can only die.

Don't talk about yourself like that. We've all been in that state before. Spotting enemies on the ground is as simple as spotting enemies in the air.
Whenever you see an enemy tap Q, its become like a reflex for me at this point. Just remember it's harder to spot someone on ground.

Learning to fly helis takes a while, you could try doing the heli co-op mission, thats how i learned it at least. Or you could go into an empty server that enables score when only 1 person is online + you will get a lot of points if you fly around and try to capture flags while hovering.

As for jets you should be careful. They're even harder in my opinion and I dont see the point in trying them out cause staying on the ground and sniping others seem funnier. However if you really want to learn how to fly jets dont use a joystick. It's better to get used to the keyboard and mouse. Sure you will be scraping your mouse all over the table in the beginning but you just need to practice and practice.

Dont be agressive when you've just bought the game. Try to stay with others at all times or even a bit behind them so you dont get shot at as much as you would if you went alone. I'd say the medic class would be a good beginners class but do whatever you prefer.
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lol. I am in the same predicament. I haven't played BF since 1942. have yet to buy BF3 because I know I will be really bad and I know that there are a lot of guys out there that spend every waking moment playing. One reason I have mostly done single-player games in recent years.

Sounds like there are a lot of great people on here. Maybe I will pick BF3 up.

Edit...

OP. Where in Western Washington are you? lol. Local BF3 n00bs can start together! haha
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Add me dhenzjhen , so we could go and kill bad guys together as well as we go and learn how to fly 'coz to be honest I don't know either lame but it's true biggrin.gif
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Just bought my copy...yay! lol.
 
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sometimes it is hard to see people in this game. i have a nvidia surround setup so my field of view is close to 180 and i still miss people sometimes.

i will say dont just run around. stick to cover and move up slowly. if you have to move from cover to cover in the open, run to the next cover. this doesnt mean run all the way to the objective.

i think the hardest part for me to learn was to move slow and watch for certain areas where baddies hide. the more you play the better youll be. goodluck!
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BTW, if anyone wants to add me I'm croSSeduP on BF3 servers.
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you can add me on BF3 PC .


ingame name : ArchNemesisx_X

i'm playing a lot of karkand map servers . i'm a huge fan of the BF2 remake maps.

make your Q button your best friend, everytime you look at something press Q , theres no limit to how many times you can spam the Q button.


it's better for your squad / team if you spam the living hell out of your Q button just to SPOT .

its okay to feel as though you're not up to par with a lot of the players you play against, they'll have 300+ hours and you'll have like under 100 hours =P

playing against people who are whooping your ass will only make you a better player! .
    
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Thanks, I'll look for you, but THIS: playing against people who are whooping your ass will only make you a better player!
You don't know how many times I've heard this through the years and its
just
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