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I wasn't going to buy the game yet, but against my will my feet carried me to the Games section while I was shopping earlier

Its good! The weapons are a lot different from BF2 and take a little getting used to. I didn't even realise one of them was a sniper rifle until I confronted an enemy and expected to blow his face off with a short burst of fire...but only 1 shot came out of the gun .The PAC main tank sucks balls, you have to turn the whole tank to turn the gun, there is no turret. The EU tank is awsome . The little buggy things are great too, like running on foot, pressing shift gives a speed boost for a short time.

There are only 4 kits now - Recon, Assault, Support and Engineer - Recon covers spec ops and sniper, the Assault guys have med kits. There is a lot of customisation of your player, you can choose more items to unlock than just main guns, you can select individual load outs of gear before you spawn and you can decide whether you want heavy armour or not in all the classes.

The game is quite well balanced, the scores are much lower than BF2 so far, people are topping the servers I've played on with 30-40 points. The maps are well made, lots more detail, lots more interiors than BF2.

The menu is very good, it works much faster and much more fluidly than BF2. Thats something EA/Dice have got right for sure. Changing graphical and sound options no longer require the game to be restarted. X-Fi is still supported and it sounds very good on Ultra High. I'm playing 1280x1024, 4xAA and 16xAF with all the detail sliders at the max. A lot of resolutions aren't supported for some reason, you have to tweak to get 1280x1024, which is annoying

If you aren't put off by the 'spyware', then go buy this game. Its far more than "just a mod". It's good fun, it isn't buggy* and I like it

*EDIT: Spoke too soon, the stats aren't working. The news ticker said EA know about the problem and are working to resolve it.
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Are those settings on MAX?
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Looks good, but im bit addicted to Co of heroes at the moment,
dont really want to get into another ea game. (yet)
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You heard it streight from the muffins mouth.... thing..
    
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Are those settings on MAX?
Yes.
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im thinking about buying this game...i know im gonna fold sooner or later
cant complain..
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Do you notice there's no high-velocity aircraft in BF2142? I'm very disappointed.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shajbot
Do you notice there's no high-velocity aircraft in BF2142? I'm very disappointed.
Are you talking about in the demo? There might be jet-like aircraft in other maps.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FlaKing
Are you talking about in the demo? There might be jet-like aircraft in other maps.
No, I'm not talking about the demo. I've tried out the full version, there is no aircraft at all...
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post #10 of 28
looks nice

i need a new riglol
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