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Not sure why they're banning this, but I thought I would offer some insight as to a potential reason. Mods that allow players to adjust or change colors can also occasionally allow tweaking of alpha channel values for color, which would make things transparent that are normally opaque (I.e. see-through walls). Modifying alpha values doesn't always allow you to see through a mesh though, depends on the rendering implementation the game Is using. Same issue can arise from allowing texture mods, some shaders allow for alpha channels in a texture so that you can see through some of the texture (this is how chain-link fences and grated floors work in most games).
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post #52 of 351
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Still baffles me that anyone that grew up with doom and half life could tolerate these games like bf3 in the first place. It spits on bf2s memory.

I grew up well before the games you mention and I enjoy BF3. It's not perfect by any means, I liked BF2 better in some respects, but BF3 'spits on bf2's memory' is a bit of hyperbole I believe.

"I hate EA" is almost a meme now. I just don't understand the wasted energy.

Play the games you like. Don't play the ones you don't. Simple. Save your emotional energy for things that matter. Like individual people who are important to you. Or not.
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Still baffles me that anyone that grew up with doom and half life could tolerate these games like bf3 in the first place. It spits on bf2s memory.

This. I grew up playing all the classic FPS games. I can't stand any of the new releases these days.
    
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does this include FXAA ?
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Unleash the color editing!
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Hahaha, serves you right if you bought that game on PC and use Origin bought anything from EA.
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Still baffles me that anyone that grew up with doom and half life could tolerate these games like bf3 in the first place. It spits on bf2s memory.

BF3 has a lot more in common with BF2 than Doom or Half-Life does.
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I like how DICE doesn't ban people caught cheating on Youtube and that openly admit it on the BattleLog forums.
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people still play this game? haha
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I really wish i could sell my BF3 ea account but no one wants it. It sickens me that I gave money to support these bastards.
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