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They should fix the fact that you can get to unreachable places, but if you can get to it with a Heli, then you should be able to get to it with the MAV

Not really, because the MAV is not designed for that sort of use. That functionality wasn't meant to be there in the first place.
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I will not be satisfied until I get VOIP
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I know it's not the same, but anyone else tried voip in battlelog? It's actually not half bad smile.gif
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But this prevents people from wasting choppers and slowing the entire team down, it's not something I'd do, but a lot of people would(and still do).
     
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But this prevents people from wasting choppers and slowing the entire team down, it's not something I'd do, but a lot of people would(and still do).

What kind of excuse is that?

Can you ride a MAV in real life?


No, of course not. That's a stupid excuse. In fact it's been a while since I've read something so ridiculous - thanks for that.


Can you sit on a rooftop or "unreachable" ledge in real life?

Yes, if you can get up there. And you propose they "fix" this? I think you got things a bit backwards here. While they're at it they should also make all Vipers aquatic and have gills so they can breathe.


If a chopper is in regular use these people won't get the opportunity to waste a chopper in the first place. At the very least they could ask to be transported up to where they need to go. You know, actually cooperating and talking to their team, as a team should.

The only thing that encourages vehicles to be wasted in the way you describe is any server setting that reduces vehicle respawn time to near instant. This makes players respect vehicles much less, knowing that it will just respawn immediately after. Additionally it also makes victories much more pointless as they're immediately back on your tail again before you have chance to celebrate. They'll chase you down specifically for a revenge kill -- rinse and repeat. EVERYONE is too busy in their own personal 1 on 1 crusade to actually do anything for the team.

In fact, Instant Vehicle Respawn almost makes destroying them in the first place pointless and, imo, makes everyone take the game less seriously. Instant Vehicle Respawn is the problem. Pity they don't patch in a means of making individual vehicle respawn timers instead of one timer for them all as a whole.
Edited by Thingamajig - 1/31/12 at 1:35am
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Playstation users get a voip fix yet PC users with infinitely better systems still dont get voip.
come on EA get IN THE GAME for God's sake. Its the most requested feature.

Who in earth would want to use the ingame VOIP? Just join the servers team speak.
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Is the update happening now? Cause Battlelog says they are down. I can't log in.
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Is the update happening now? Cause Battlelog says they are down. I can't log in.

same thing for me
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Who in earth would want to use the ingame VOIP? Just join the servers team speak.

Yeah that makes sense, because all pub players are going to take the time to join TS3, move into their squad sub-cat and then play. While I would hope dearly that BF3 players would be intelligent enough to do this, they don't. Half the time you have to wait for the Admin messages to show the address as well, easy to miss what the IP is. Now if they made it where servers could post their TS3 in the Server Browser then sure. Built in VoIP is still a much simpler implementation for end user, however.

What would be awesome is an intelligent VoIP system, that would auto switch channels to teammates in the same vehicle, ability to hear teammates in your vicinity, Squad Leader chat for coordinating between squads, and whatever other useful channels they could figure up.
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