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I've been playing with the Realmware Colour Tweaker for days, no ban.

Realmware has been approved by Punkbuster and renders all other ones irrelevant and doesn't give you very dodgy settings either. It's purely a colour tweaker.
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That's not true, of course Punkbuster is capable of banning people.
Read how it actually works http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PunkBuster

PunkBuster does not ban for modified files though. They do on the other hand ban for cheats/injectors and such.
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It changes the intensity of the sun, which can be an advantage to players using it. I know this because I have used it:

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ggc say they arent banning for colour tweaker version 1.1
1.2 is the latest though. im trying to get confirmation on latest release
post#12 http://board.ggc-stream.com/showthread.php?14068-Battlefield-3-File-Tweaker-is-a-cheat/page2

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Di is the fun flare though disabled and what not? if not then not really and advantage but if it does then it is an advantage redface.gif
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You can't change the brightness intensity (stating at it) , which is good, but you can change the intensity of the color the sun casts into the environment. So on top of removing the blue filter to render a clearer image and making the night time maps lose A LOT of their darkness...




RGB, whatever you would like.

Honestly, I think its bull we even have to discuss this when it should have either never been introduced into the game or they should have released a patch instituting the option to disable the blue filter.
Edited by di inferi - 10/18/12 at 5:59pm
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PunkBuster does not ban for modified files though. They do on the other hand ban for cheats/injectors and such.

If DICE told them to add the PB GUID of each person detected using the modified files to the MBL then they would. This is what they are paid to do. It's very dangerous to think they will never do this. Also going on previous history this would be done silently and then the bans would be handed out all in one go so there would be no fore warning.
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That's not true, of course Punkbuster is capable of banning people.
Read how it actually works http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PunkBuster
PB does not ban in BF3, thats why GGC and PPBans streaming servers are preferred.
A PB detected cheater can just update his cheats and continue playing if servers don't stream to either of the above.
Edited by Deluxe - 10/19/12 at 8:36am
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anyways in next patch you will be able to use a console command to remove the blue filter
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anyways in next patch you will be able to use a console command to remove the blue filter

whered this info come from ?
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