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I agree that I would enjoy VOIP even with kids raging. This makes it just some kind of call of duty mechanics game where 70% of the team just goes for the kills and blowing stuff away. I don't meet cheaters often but when I do they always keep killing me... Still better then CoD where every second player cheats.
The thing I probably hate most is rendering different objects for each player. You think you are hiding in boxes but the other player sees you like stupid person laying on the ground.
But there are much more positive things.
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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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I know what you mean about getting shot behind cover, it pisses me off too. It's the terrible net code the game uses and client side hit detection is BS. You have no idea how many times I will be safe around a wall on my screen, only to find out I'm dead.

Lags when switching weapons? What?

Hackers everywhere? O.....M.....G. One of you people. I play with a buddy and him and I get accused of hacking ALL the time just because we are at the top of the scoreboard or have insane KD ratios. This game has SO many freaking complainers and whiners it's beyond ridiculous. About 75% of the server I play in I see somebody in chat calling another player a hacker. Then I go and look at the "hackers" score and he's like 30-7. Like that is hard to get in this game. I have around 300 hours of online play and in that time have honestly seen 2-3 legit aimbot hackers. So don't sit there and say this game is full of hackers because you're not good. That's just pure ignorance.
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I know what you mean about getting shot behind cover, it pisses me off too. It's the terrible net code the game uses and client side hit detection is BS. You have no idea how many times I will be safe around a wall on my screen, only to find out I'm dead.
Lags when switching weapons? What?
Hackers everywhere? O.....M.....G. One of you people. I play with a buddy and him and I get accused of hacking ALL the time just because we are at the top of the scoreboard or have insane KD ratios. This game has SO many freaking complainers and whiners it's beyond ridiculous. About 75% of the server I play in I see somebody in chat calling another player a hacker. Then I go and look at the "hackers" score and he's like 30-7. Like that is hard to get in this game. I have around 300 hours of online play and in that time have honestly seen 2-3 legit aimbot hackers. So don't sit there and say this game is full of hackers because you're not good. That's just pure ignorance.
Last game I had guy with 54-3 headshoting me with P90 all over map over and over frown.gif
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I actually was one of the people that believed there was very little hacking in BF3 however, I played aftermath the past 2 days and I realized something. I believe there is a lot more sneaky hacking going on than I was previously aware of. Things like guys knowing where I was when they shouldn't have. Guys making shots that were, ridiculous. I won't cry hacking but something foul is definitely afoot in unregulated BF3 servers.


That being said. It's still the best combat shooter I've played to date.
 
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This thread just proves why casuals (pubbers) and pro players shouldn't even be in the same room. This new bread of gamer is disgusting.
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I love bf3. I am premium and I enjoy the dlc on all the expansions. Im a relative noob to the series though as only recently really started pc gaming and was more console/cod series so I find it great even taking into account the little bugs/issues. I have over 100hrs in now and I don't feel I have touched an awful lot of the game and the mechanics of it as yet. The only thing I would like to see from this game is ongoing support and a non annual release. There is a lot of play to be had from this title yet for me personally.
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Well with over 280 hours into BF3, I feel I got my monies worth. biggrin.gif Can't wait for BF4. biggrin.gif
http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf3/soldier/1bluedevil1/stats/321911889/
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Almost 600 hours of BC2, still can't play BF3 from PunkBuster kicks, and not looking back.
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The whole shot behind cover thing went away for me when I changed the network latency settings... I haven't really had any other issues apart from the odd game not connecting when I attempt to join. Seems to run well on my GTX570, the DLC is varied and adds a good amount of content, I suppose some bigger maps akin to Armoured Kill would have been nice, but, the price of it seems reasonable (although it looks steep when you have to pay it up front!!!)

I really like Battlelog, I was initially apprehensive but it seems really good. I can compare with my mates at work, fiddle around with setups and stuff whilst not in game and the API availability makes for nice add ons like BBLog. I can actually see browser based interfaces being the future and I don't see myself wanting that to change.

I really don't know about hackers, there is little that can be done to stop it without implementing even more draconian searches. There will always be hackers and there will always be more of them in popular games. That is life. Buuut... it's common sense, play on good clan run servers with active admins and there is no problem. Play on some obscure Russian 64 man Metro server... and you'll find them. Also, I would add that a good 80% of 'hackusations' are simply utter rubbish. They tend to be people who are mad at being killed and shout like a child.

TL;DR: Good game, good price, good features... could do with some more big maps.
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