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battlelog = biggest mistake ever

Really? Battlelog is actually pretty great. Awesome stats pages and an easy to use server browser. I've never understood this complaint at all. I understand that people were apprehensive before launch but it turned out to actually be a good thing.

And the origin integration really wasn't a big thing either. In fact you pretty much don't have to mess with origin at all unless you are downloading patches.
    
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Really? Battlelog is actually pretty great. Awesome stats pages and an easy to use server browser. I've never understood this complaint at all. I understand that people were apprehensive before launch but it turned out to actually be a good thing.
And the origin integration really wasn't a big thing either. In fact you pretty much don't have to mess with origin at all unless you are downloading patches.


I never understood it either.
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Yeah if all you play in TDM then BF3 is like COD. Play big maps and its a different game.

Without a commander and spotting, it isn't very BF like....feels like a very different type of game even on the big maps.
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I'm still getting shot behind cover
Still getting no packet flow kicks
Still lags when switching weapon
Hackers everywhere
Most unstable game on my nvidia card

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1. Haven't tried that
2. Don't have that either
3. Not that either.
4. Haven't seen a hacker in a loooooooooooong time. Months even.
5. GT630? Uh. Yeah.. I had driver problems before but that got fixed after updating, are you really playing BF3 on a GT630? =o

Also, I was annoyed at the fact I had to shelf out for premium, and feel the same way about some who think they're milking too much out from the DLCs.. But Its still fairly enjoyable, Especially with a friend.
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I never understood it either.

I think some people dont like the fact that BF3 has to be launched through the browser instead in the game itself like in older BF games.
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Without a commander and spotting, it isn't very BF like....feels like a very different type of game even on the big maps.

Never played with Commanders. Either way BF3 is a evolution for current gamers. Seriously if it was so much team based as older BF games you guys rave about it would have failed hard. $ is on the hand of the young not veterans. If you are a true veteran you would still play BF3 because there is nothing like it or batter then it. Stop looking at the past and move on to the future.
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Yeah if all you play in TDM then BF3 is like COD. Play big maps and its a different game.

Without a commander and spotting, it isn't very BF like....feels like a very different type of game even on the big maps.

1 out of ~11 Battlefield games had a commander position. And spotting happens automatically making gameplay smoother.
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Without a commander and spotting, it isn't very BF like....feels like a very different type of game even on the big maps.

Never played with Commanders. Either way BF3 is a evolution for current gamers. Seriously if it was so much team based as older BF games you guys rave about it would have failed hard. $ is on the hand of the young not veterans. If you are a true veteran you would still play BF3 because there is nothing like it or batter then it. Stop looking at the past and move on to the future.

Being a veteran of the series, I do not understand why BF2 is overrated by BF players so much. It's like they never even touched BF1942 or BF Vietnam which both have more features than BF2. BF3 is a very nice improvement over BF2.
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1 out of ~11 Battlefield games had a commander position. And spotting happens automatically making gameplay smoother.
Being a veteran of the series, I do not understand why BF2 is overrated by BF players so much. It's like they never even touched BF1942 or BF Vietnam which both have more features than BF2. BF3 is a very nice improvement over BF2.

Agree with both of these points. Some guys would sit in commander and do nothing just for points in 2142 and it was annoying as hell.

I never thought BF2 was all that. I've owned almost every BF game there is And the amount of love for BF2 and BC2 is pretty absurd. BC2 has now caused hard locks on 3 different setups the game is buggy as hell and when it does work properly its more COD than BF3 ever was. Also the maps are a heck of a lot smaller.
 
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Agree with both of these points. Some guys would sit in commander and do nothing just for points in 2142 and it was annoying as hell.
I never thought BF2 was all that. I've owned almost every BF game there is And the amount of love for BF2 and BC2 is pretty absurd. BC2 has now caused hard locks on 3 different setups the game is buggy as hell and when it does work properly its more COD than BF3 ever was. Also the maps are a heck of a lot smaller.

Speak for yourself.

BC2 runs flawlessly for me.
    
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Seriously though if your 'issue' with BF3 is that it's too COD like then you must really, really hate bad company 2. If any BF game is even close to the CoD formula it's that one.

And really there is not that much lost from the lack of the commander. It was something uniquish I suppose but having a dedicated map watcher seems silly to me in a game about fast paced action shooting people in the face. Makes much more sense to me to have a position like that in a game like Planetside 2 where the actual goal is territory control on a large scale. Conquest with 5-8 points I just don't think needs it personally.
    
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