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This thread cracks me up lachen.gif
But again, unlocks that take ages to unlock in fps games (full priced games) are just plain and simple bad and unbalanced. The only reason they are there is to keep all the "kids" with too much time hooked and playing even if the game isn't really good.
What is the point of working in a game you bought for some unlocks just so you could have some fun? It's friggin fps, not a hard core rpg. I want my instant fun without the 200h playtime needed for the unlocks.
Actually now that I've thought about BF3 for a while the ridiculous amount of unlocks and the time it takes to get all of them is there probably because EA was planning implementing this all along.

Exaggerate much?

I've only played 96 hours and have 2.5 service stars for assault, almost 2 for recon and almost 1 for support. Never bothered with engi.

That's basically akin to fully unlocking all kits, plus an extra one and a half imaginary kits in less than 100 hours, let alone 200.
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Exaggerate much?
I've only played 96 hours and have 2.5 service stars for assault, almost 2 for recon and almost 1 for support. Never bothered with engi.
That's basically akin to fully unlocking all kits, plus an extra one and a half imaginary kits in less than 100 hours, let alone 200.

tbh I just threw in a random number, the point still stands.
 
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tbh I just threw in a random number, the point still stands.

Fair enough.
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$50USD for BF3 @ Origin + $55USD for Hot'n-Now items @ Origin = $105USD for unlocked BF3 !

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This needs a poll.
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Are you married with children? cause if not, then your point doesn't really matter

How will I find time to argue on forums then? Oh wait....
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you get the prize of knowing you did it all
as well as that you have spent LOTS of time practicing with weapons and attempting challenges that you normally wouldn't have done
so in the end, all that effort contributed immensely to your skill as a player....
to me, that cannot be bought

wow you make a good point sir
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thank you sir


your welcome sir
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we should listen to these guys
they seem to know what their talking about rolleyes.gif
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Sounds cool to me, I get tired of leveling up, really..
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Unlocks force you to play in ways you normally wouldn't just for the sake of unlocking something you may or may not end up using much if at all or just to open up the next unlock for something you really want. It's just so pointless. It's the equivalent of busy work in school.

I want to just worry about playing my style of game with the weapons and equipment I want. To me, that's the most fun and it's worth the extra money. I've already gotten many times my money's worth out of BF3.

Sorry if you haven't, but don't discourage the fun of others.
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wow you make a good point sir
your welcome sir
we should listen to these guys
they seem to know what their talking about rolleyes.gif

I see what you did there
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By spending dozens or hundreds of hours playing video games YOU are robbing yourself of a better future for yourself and/or your current or future family.
In the overall scheme of things video games mean NOTHING. Its entertainment, nothing more.
If you were entertained by playing hundreds of hours so be it. I don't care what your rank or what weapons you have. It means nothing. It a video game.
I've only been able to play 50 hours total since the game was introduced. You can bet I'll be purchasing the full package when I have time. $50 or even $100 is nothing. It will enable me to be more enteraining when I find time to sit down and play for an hour or two.
I'm the meantime I'm busy doing real work in this world and ensuring my family is taken care of and that I can give my son everything he needs and will need.
Do well in school, go to college. Get a degree. Get a masters. $100k is easy to achieve if you can focus on whats important (of which video games aren't included)....

Haha, see, perfect example of my point in my previous comment. EA targeting the "casuals" to cough up more money because of the exact reasons here. They sure are good, and you're just gonna reason with yourself to give them more money. They know casuals don't have time to experience the whole game so they make it so you can buy a "cheat code" to get everything right away. See, if you say all that, about life and video games not being important, why would you then go and give them more money towards a game you already bought? Doesn't make sense.

All I'm saying is, if you're gonna say ok to this then they're just gonna keep doing this with more games. Then they're just gonna start making games around this.
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