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Right, I saw what you're talking about earlier on Reddit. I was talking about PB kicking people from servers though. From what I've read it was only for 2 minutes. There was a thread on battlelog about it and it was mentioned on Reddit about people getting kicked as well.
http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf3/forum/threadview/2832654625256076378/

I don't doubt that they will take measures soon and hope they do!
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You know what I find fairly amusing. Gustav Halling, the lead designer for Armored Kill, Gameplay Designer of B2K, has played 145 Hours of BF3, and 104 hours of CS:GO. tongue.gif
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Wow saw this coming a mile away. Glad this was reported. Now before you get angry at my comment. Stop and think. I am all for graphic mods to improve the beauty of gaming. That is how we get our games to continue for a long time with support of the PC community. Now what i DON'T condone is that you can adjust weapon damage, removal of supression blur and fog and haze, that is considered cheating.

I agree with everyone's comment Dice should just release a proper fix to make BF3 fans happy and enjoy the game. I was actually shocked how beautiful it looked with the improved color grading. Why can't the modders just release color grading files ONLY instead of allowing others to adjust damage and etc? Wouldn't that solve the problem with banning?

I had used FXAA a long time ago for color correction but i got so sick of the blue crap. I was using Danco's version. So now i only use stock graphics BUT my monitor has 4 modes so i play on Theatre mode because it has vibrant colors and i get colors in the game. The only thing i hate is the constrast i cannot adjust it. I have a open box monitor. Would love to get a new one so bad.

Anyhow back to the point here, i also use FXAA sharpening graphics file that's all i ever had used ever since. I hope i won't get banned for that and i am sure PB is looking for files that adjusted the color and damage and more which results in a ban.

I think DICE is a bit angry and jealous someone made the game a bit better. They should applaud the community for making the color grading amazing! Of course they didn't like the idea of allowing someone to modify damages and other stuff. Should had just released only color graphic mods.

I think i suggest everyone not to ever touch the new tool that came out and wait and see if Dice has a soft heart for PC gamers and will be willing to release a fix to eliminate the blue tint and add vibrant colors as a option as long it doesn't look cartoonish lol.


The only fxaa i currently own is sharpening that's all. I am sure that isn't bannable because i have no color grading or any other form of changes that effects the game. I like my graphics sharper so i can see easier. Some people have sensitive eyes.

Now all we can do is wait and see what happen this week.
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I think i suggest everyone not to ever touch the new tool that came out and wait and see if Dice has a soft heart for PC gamers and will be willing to release a fix to eliminate the blue tint and add vibrant colors as a option as long it doesn't look cartoonish lol.

Remove blue tint, you don't even need to add any vibrant colors as the game is vibrant enough as you can see from the video once the awful blue tint is removed. Why they added this blue tint after alpha and client sided hit detection baffles me.

A hybrid system is superior, and is the type of system that's being used in almost every modern game. Going back to a client sided hit detection is really going backwards.
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We should start a 'petition' on the feedback forums begging them to tweak the colors to match the mod's.

https://getsatisfaction.com/battlefield3/topics/petition_to_remove_tints_color_gradient_from_maps

https://getsatisfaction.com/battlefield3/topics/option_to_disable_color_grading
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 10/4/12 at 1:30pm
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Very good Dice thumb.gif...no more stupid idiots with cheats ! thumb.gif don't ban them from the game,ban them from ORIGIN ! thumb.gif
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@pwnt4lif3

Because the color correction uses a method that can also be used to edit any other value client side, thanks to DICEs implementation those values also include stuff like bullet spread, bullet drop etc. . From what I've read the guy was looking at a way to edit colour values and found out its possible to edit any other value along the way. Tbh anybody who had the curiosity would have probably found this as well and reported it publicly, it still dosent change the fact that DICE shouldn't have made this possible in the client in the first place. Its all down to DICE fixing their game.

As was mentioned before hackers will continue to hack regardless.
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Thank god. I was hoping someone would stop this game mockery. They should receive a perma ban on life, lucky dice goes so easy on them.
Edited by Acefire - 10/4/12 at 1:40pm
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post

We should start a 'petition' on the feedback forums begging them to tweak the colors to match the mod's.
https://getsatisfaction.com/battlefield3/topics/petition_to_remove_tints_color_gradient_from_maps
https://getsatisfaction.com/battlefield3/topics/option_to_disable_color_grading

Yea, no. You guys can take your fail to another game please. Leave this one alone.
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