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AND THIS IS WHY ALWAYS ONLINE GAMES ARE BAD.....
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Screw you DICE and EA. Make the game prettier and less-washed out next game.

THIS
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Originally Posted by corky dorkelson View Post

#2. Color is a matter of preference. You hate it one way, others like it their way. It's a preference. They went with a theme with the colors. Don't like it? Don't play.

It is completely a matter of preference, but when 98+% of the community is agreeing that the blue tint blows and that even the mod with over-saturated colors looks better, you can't really just play the "Don't like it don't play it" card, as that would imply you expect the majority of the population of the game to just stop playing and take it up the rear (that they paid $60-$100+ and can't enjoy the game). In my eyes if DICE can so easily make a huge majority of the playerbase happy with such a tiny tweak to the game's coloring and they refuse to, it's a fail.

Don't get me wrong, I love BF3 and will play it regardless of whatever happens. I'd just simply much prefer it if the game can look as good as it can potentially look.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 10/9/12 at 12:03pm
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What if you were color blind?
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What if you were color blind?

there is a color blind option already. wink.gif
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It is completely a matter of preference, but when 98+% of the community is agreeing that the blue tint blows and that even the mod with over-saturated colors looks better, you can't really just play the "Don't like it don't play it" card, as that would imply you expect the majority of the population of the game to just stop playing and take it up the rear (that they paid $60-$100+ and can't enjoy the game). In my eyes if DICE can so easily make a huge majority of the playerbase happy with such a tiny tweak to the game's coloring and they refuse to, it's a fail.
Don't get me wrong, I love BF3 and will play it regardless of whatever happens. I'd just simply much prefer it if the game can look as good as it can potentially look.

If the majority of the community didn't like it then it probably would have been changed by now..
post #296 of 351
Well they better let us know by means of email or contact via origin or the game that we need to stop using it rather than just start banning people that use it.
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desserts>deserts
as my english teacher told the class, you want 2 apple pies but only 1 sahara

I'll take the pies, but you can keep the desert.smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif
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Well they better let us know by means of email or contact via origin or the game that we need to stop using it rather than just start banning people that use it.

Why? It's probably in the user agreement that editing files is not allowed..
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Originally Posted by corky dorkelson View Post

I just read the last few pages of this thread to catch up....surprised to see that very few of the posts are even about the bans.... or even the editing tools.
Let me sum up the thread for anyone that just jumped in. There are three commonly used posts in this thread.
Post A "Why would DICE ban me for adjusting the color of the game I paid for! GRRRR!!!!!!"
Post B "The blue tint/darker color scheme is lame, and I like colors!"
Post C "My monitor is awesome, and you are all dumb."
Let me analyze why they are all silly:
#1. DICE isn't banning for tweaking color, but rather because the mod tools can adjust many other aspects of the game, and will upset the balance greatly.
#2. Color is a matter of preference. You hate it one way, others like it their way. It's a preference. They went with a theme with the colors. Don't like it? Don't play.
#3. Nobody cares bout yo screen brah.
I personally agree with one person on this thread, who claimed that he liked neither the vanilla setup, or any of the tweaked settings. I think the game could use just a smidge more color, but all of the setups I have seen look a bit cartoonish to me. I appreciate the vanilla game though. I think it looks great and sets the mood. I don't have time for looking at things too in depth, I am busy trying to bury knives in people. tongue.gif

i think this insulting, all i did was point outt he fact that monitors that produces less colors has this issue magnified, yet here we are making senseless insults/jabs... very mature of you, way to turn a mature conversation into a senseless jabs..

i guess we should all expect 16.7m colors on a black/white television..
 
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i think this insulting, all i did was point outt he fact that monitors that produces less colors has this issue magnified, yet here we are making senseless insults/jabs... very mature of you, way to turn a mature conversation into a senseless jabs..
i guess we should all expect 16.7m colors on a black/white television..
STOP RIGHT THERE.
NOBODY CARES ABOUT YOUR MONITOR, IT HAS NO PLACE IN THIS TOPIC.
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