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I've had BF2 for a year now (on the 20th a year) and I started playing it in May (that's when I got this laptop, I had nothing in between December and May apart from my brothers computer) and I played it for about 2-3 months, but then I found better things to do.
A few days ago I went back to play it, and I was so bad at it, I kept getting killed by the AI bots at easy. Do I have a mental condition?! The other things is that I've forgotten what buttons I press to call for a pickup, and things like that.
Is there any way I can improve noticeably without too much playing (I'm always playing FsX and UT2004), like an hour max a night, and 3 hours each Sat and Sun.
I guess I just need to play, play, play, but I thought I'd ask as well, just to be sure.
Thanks for the help guys.
    
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delete the BF2 folder in MyDocuments and it should reset the stuff in BF2. then you will have to add your name again, and reset your settings, however it should also make the pop-up help appear again. I find that to be a very good thing to help newbs and you will only get better from then with time. took me forever before i was actually good.
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That helper thing is there I think. Not sure. I mean, I'm not awful at it. I know the basics, and some of the harder stuff. I'm good at snipering, but I don't know any of the keyboard shortcuts, like request a pickup or anything like that. If any of you could tell me a few, that would be good .
    
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Try to find a strategy of your own , and customize it for eatch map ,
If your just looking to gain some points , use supply or medic on city maps and revive and resupply everyone.
If you want to get good at playing dont rely on weapon upgrades over time of playing , the longer you play the better you will get.
Goodluck !
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for the basic communications, hold down q and the communication "rose" will pop up. move your mouse to the thing you want to say and click. if in a squad, T does the same but it has squad requests instead. and to spot a certain type of soldier instead of automatic determination, when the selector is on "spot" right click and a menu will pop up, move to the type of enemy and click.
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Try Q.
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Okay, cool. Thanks for the help guys, I'll be a pro in no time.
    
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Quote:
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Try Q.
I remember now!!
    
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