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LOL you guys all complaining bout PB.
Back in the mid nineties before PB cheating (cogging, hacking etc) was rampant in multiplayer games.. Then punkbuster came out which allowed the host remove coggers and hackers even if their name wasnt on the screen (a pretty common trick they used to keep from being booted by the game client)
PB was a godsend... Sure they have their problems now but trust me it was a good thing punkbuster came around when they did.. it was making Dark Forces 2 playable again for a lot of us (and rogue spear)

So far the only intelligent post in this thread. +1
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I've experienced 2 or 3 cheaters since BF3's release. PB has done a fine job. It's impossible to be 100% cheat free. In a few days, there will already be a new cheat that is undetected by PB, as with any other anti-cheat measure. I think VAC would have been better than PB though had EA not been morons about putting BF3 on Steam.

I think experiencing only 3 hackers in a pc game is pretty good, and would probably mean VAC is unnecessary. I don't understand why people are praising VAC as its some end all of hacks and cheating, have you played MW2 and 3? widespread hacking and its using VAC.
Edited by sausageson - 1/30/12 at 6:43pm
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post #33 of 58
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Valve wants EA's games on Steam. EA doesn't want to put them on Steam.

And EA doesn't want to because they want the ability to put DLC out anyway they choose, not just through Steam. Valve is out of line requiring all content to be distributed through them. I don't blame EA one bit. Not that I care for Origin all that much, and I probably won't buy anything outside of BF titles on it, but I could care less about BF being on Origin. As long as I can play the game, that's all that matters to me.
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All this hacking, mods, banning, etc crap is never gonna be gone completely. People just have to learn to work around it. But then again, DICE asked for it when they chose PB. There's no reason they couldn't have developed something in-house.
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I just ran into one yesterday, his nick was Chitty(something). He was using the Radio Beacon and knife hacks to get kills from across the map. At first he was apparently just using the wallhacks and aim assists sparingly as he was going semi-undetected, although had a rather steep KDR. When he kept killing me without me getting a single shot off (I'm a rather good FPS player), I knew something was up so I accused him of it, as did a few others, and immediately he started doing the beacon and knife kill hacks. At least I'm glad I was right smile.gif
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I wish. Have been getting "no packet flow" error up at school since thanksgiving.

Tried every fix in the book.
$60 paper weight.
Screw you EA.
    
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I wish. Have been getting "no packet flow" error up at school since thanksgiving.
Tried every fix in the book.
$60 paper weight.
Screw you EA.

ever come to mind that your school might be blocking the ports that PB uses?
Most schools block alot of things.
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Valve wants EA's games on Steam. EA doesn't want to put them on Steam.

And EA doesn't want to because they want the ability to put DLC out anyway they choose, not just through Steam. Valve is out of line requiring all content to be distributed through them. I don't blame EA one bit. Not that I care for Origin all that much, and I probably won't buy anything outside of BF titles on it, but I could care less about BF being on Origin. As long as I can play the game, that's all that matters to me.

And how are they not able to do so? They did so with BC2, Valve allowed that, and also allowed Dirt 3's DLC to be purchased outside of Steam...
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All this hacking, mods, banning, etc crap is never gonna be gone completely. People just have to learn to work around it. But then again, DICE asked for it when they chose PB. There's no reason they couldn't have developed something in-house.

they tried that with Crysis 2, look how well that turned out.
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All the hacking has actually been worse for me.

I play a lot of Metro 24/7 servers, and there its often hackers now and then.

Last month I have seen about 20 different hackers, and about 40-50 that glitch on the map (using MAV to get over some fence and then being on top of the map, shooting people from glitch spots and throwing endlessly grenades down...)
Not so bad on other maps though, but some now and then. Nothing to serious except the glitchers here and there.

So if they could at least fix the glitch spots it would be nice.

Something I find weird compared to BC2 is that BF3 servers rarely have admins online, its like 1/15 servers there is an admin on, while in BC2 it was 1/4 for me (I'm in Europe).
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