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God, why are there so many stupid people in here.

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The Kill cam is enough, yes it would up the comp, like in sports reviewing tapes, but honestly get real, I enjoy the thrill of the hunt
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It says spectator not recorder, how do you stop a "spectator" who happens to be in TS with a team relaying tactical information? The last time I played a competitive FPS I had to record the game and only players/admins allowed in the server. It's server admins that really need spectate, at the moment if you suspect someone all you can do is run up to them and look at them for a while.
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It says spectator not recorder, how do you stop a "spectator" who happens to be in TS with a team relaying tactical information? The last time I played a competitive FPS I had to record the game and only players/admins allowed in the server. It's server admins that really need spectate, at the moment if you suspect someone all you can do is run up to them and look at them for a while.

well, people did this in counterstrike a lot before, and there really wasn't a definite fix for it. Usually it was solved if enough people suspected it and an admin spectated the person, determined he's doing it, and boot him. No good fix though.
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My dream is that they would make 2 in game voice channels. One for the entire team and one for your squad. Or what would be even better is if two squads could join the same channel for epic 8 player team work.

So go play Project Reality and all your dreams will come true?
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Sounds like a crappy idea. The whole idea of battlefield is stupid. Run around. Shoot a bunch of guys. See how you can exploit your self and others. Any one who finds that entertainment is delusional and should die an agonizing death.

Wow that is one of the most ignorant comments I've heard about Battlefield biggrin.gif

But I'd love these features to be actually implemented finally!
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You'd have to be bored out of your mind to want to watch BF3 gameplay.

You mean just as a spectator? It would be really handy for admins so they can more easily judge hackers. Watching matches play out is more exciting than most sports, too, at least IMO. It will be nice for content creation too (Battlerecorder, that is). Battlefield montages are always so epic.

It's nice to see they didn't forget about the e-sports crowd. That was one small disappointment for me, but at least they're trying. I really hope to see it soon. I can only assume they're going to try to have it ready before or around the time Close Quarters comes out. For those who will jump to conclusions.. I very highly doubt they would make us pay for it, either. wink.gif

Also, someone mentioned artillery. I believe DICE has said they're working on bringing artillery to Armored Kill.
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It says spectator not recorder, how do you stop a "spectator" who happens to be in TS with a team relaying tactical information? The last time I played a competitive FPS I had to record the game and only players/admins allowed in the server. It's server admins that really need spectate, at the moment if you suspect someone all you can do is run up to them and look at them for a while.

Gamers can be very absusive, which sucks. I would hope a few bad eggs wouldn't ruin it for us all, though.

DICE has hinted at a recorder before and has been working on it. At the moment, though, all that they have is what they use for making trailers which the developers say is useless junk and wouldn't be fit for use in the community. They're working on making it usable by the community, however.
Edited by moocowman - 4/2/12 at 11:26am
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Too bad it's way too late. BattleField 3 tournaments for the PC are already non-existent. The only half decent tournament is Alienware, and this will be the final time they do a tournament for the game.
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Originally Posted by Darren9 View Post

It says spectator not recorder, how do you stop a "spectator" who happens to be in TS with a team relaying tactical information? The last time I played a competitive FPS I had to record the game and only players/admins allowed in the server. It's server admins that really need spectate, at the moment if you suspect someone all you can do is run up to them and look at them for a while.

I think live streams usually have a small ~5-10 second delay to counter that. biggrin.gif By the time you tell your friend where an enemy is around the corner, he would have been killed 10 seconds before. No doubt you can't stop it entirely, and it is unfair because you can point out where someone may be sniping from, saving them a few deaths.
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Too bad it's way too late. BattleField 3 tournaments for the PC are already non-existent. The only half decent tournament is Alienware, and this will be the final time they do a tournament for the game.

Why is it too late? xD If they're making it more friendly to the competitive scene, won't this mean more tournaments will arise?
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