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I definitely support this. Unlike some people who play 90 hours a week, I have a full time job which limits my playing time.
 
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Is there a freemium item payment system in Guild Wars?
What makes BF3 different from free2play games like Tribes Ascend or TF2 once you purchase the game? There is still progression or time base item unlocking. Now you can pay for it. Actually in Tribes Ascend, you cannot unlock everything through real money. You can in BF3.

Guild Wars has skills that you can buy from the cash shop, or you can spend the time to unlock them.
BF3 has weapons you can buy from the cash shop, or you can spend the time to unlock them.
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I honestly could care less about this. If a company wants to offer it, and people are willing to pay for it, I have no right to tell them they can't do it.
However, all unlocks will get you nowhere unless you have the skill to back it up. Very few unlocks actually make you a better player if you know what you're doing. An iron sights can be just as effective as a holographic sights. A laser is great, but your opponent knows when you're looking at them. A tactical light gives away your position at distance. I could keep going. For every "good" unlock, there is a negative side to it as well.
Let them pay to unlock their weapons. I will be there behind them ready to jab a knife into their throats and steal their dog tags. thumb.gif

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Guild Wars has skills that you can buy from the cash shop, or you can spend the time to unlock them.
BF3 has weapons you can buy from the cash shop, or you can spend the time to unlock them.

And in the case of BF3, the weapons that you buy offer no direct advantage over those who do not buy them due to the way that they are balanced.

I challenge one person to attempt to try and tell me why the AN-94 is "better" than the M16.

Anyone want to attempt to explain why the M240 is "better" than the M27?
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Originally Posted by Georgevonfrank View Post

Guild Wars has skills that you can buy from the cash shop, or you can spend the time to unlock them.
BF3 has weapons you can buy from the cash shop, or you can spend the time to unlock them.

So it is basically like the Mann Co. Store in TF2? I guess BF3 may adopt a similar paid item shop model before potentially going fully F2P.
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And in the case of BF3, the weapons that you buy offer no direct advantage over those who do not buy them due to the way that they are balanced.
I challenge one person to attempt to try and tell me why the AN-94 is "better" than the M16.
Anyone want to attempt to explain why the M240 is "better" than the M27?


dat m240 uses bigger roundz. gunner.gif
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dat m240 uses bigger roundz. gunner.gif

But dat M27 is moar mobile and reloadz fasta in emergencies!
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But dat M27 is moar mobile and reloadz fasta in emergencies!

i know. i was just trying to lighten the mood. i have actually played with the HK416 a few times, which is the standard version of the m27. so i know what its capable of. biggrin.gif
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LAWL!!!!

all I need is my m870 and RPG for the lulz thumb.gif

I have been using pretty much every single gun and I do enjoy them. At first its total pain, especailly guns without the forgrip, but once you get use to them in the process, you will understand the weapon a bit more.

Its a good thing there's no option to buy rank. whew.
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i know. i was just trying to lighten the mood. i have actually played with the HK416 a few times, which is the standard version of the m27. so i know what its capable of. biggrin.gif

I was just playing along biggrin.gif

It also helps highlight the fact that the unlock paths for guns does not give "better" options, just different ones.
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well i guess getting killed buy a level 2 person using a p90 would piss some higher ranking people off lol.
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