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So DICE is responsible for EB's servers going down? Seriously, think about that for a second.

You still have relatively decent control over where your gun is pointed when hip-firing. You're not going to hit every shot, obviously, but you'll still hit some of them. If you don't believe me, go look at one of the many videos of people hip-firing AK-47s on youtube.

When standing still, in prone position or on knees. With controlled breathing by a semi or well trained marksmen. Yeah, some people can manage it. Show me someone who can do that while running, jumping and suddenly hit the floor. Hold down the trigger and you might hit your target on the first 1-3 shots but everything else will be nowhere near your target. That's all aiming with some sort of sight, be it the stock iron sights or some type of dialed in sight such as red dot, etc.

Hip firing, good luck!

EDIT: Didn't know this was BF3 Special Forces edition. This is the reason serious FPS players always fall back to cs. Yeah yeah yeah say what you will about small maps, no vehicles. BF has turned into nothing but CoD with XL maps and some vehicles.

DICE choose to use their services. Did they not? Do some of you work for dice or are you just used to taking it up the rear?

TBH though in real life 1-3 shots is all it would take lol. That sucker is down for the count. Whether alive or not, their ass is down. BF3 isn't a simulator like Arma. When we're playing a war simulator game, then we should complain about things that seem unrealistic/out of place. Jump out of a jet/helicopter/any vehicle (without opening the glass or door by the way) and parachute a few feet above the ground, land on a crane, knife a sniper, jump off the crane, and get back into your jet/helicopter? Yea, I don't think anyone should be nitpicking about unrealistic gun handling.
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Well yeah, none of that is really possible but that's not what you said. It's a game..

What better options are there? Aside from creating their own or going through Steam and using VAC, there really isn't any and even then, it wouldn't stop hackers or prevent serverss from going down (this happens all the time for any company, including Valve) . This is absolutely pathetic that the blame is being put on DICE/EA for this. And holy crap, it was only down for a very short period of time! Talk about making a mountain out of a mole-hill.

This is just.. doh.gif

You expected any less?
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Can't they just stop using PB altogether? The only thing PB is good at is crashing your computer.
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I don't hate on DICE/BF3 much, I still play an hour or so a day but for those of you saying there aren't many cheaters out there you are in denial. No Recoil Macros and other macros are cheating and people use them ALL the time. There are some good players out there but 30/3 isn't realistic in a scavenger or gunmaster game and it seems to happen fairly often. I also don't get a whole lot of choice when it comes to servers due to my connection/location so don't go brushing hackers of as if they don't exsist, aren't there or are easily avoidable beacuse they are there they are just smart enough to not be obvoius, they know people WILL call them out.
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The best part about that complaint is that while completely impossible to prove anything you said as false (in terms of who specifically is using/doing what), its also completely impossible to prove it correct either.

I also refuse to believe that BF3 is the only game in existence where people can supposedly be cheating and not be noticed. Mostly because it isn't true.
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 2/13/13 at 11:55am
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I don't hate on DICE/BF3 much, I still play an hour or so a day but for those of you saying there aren't many cheaters out there you are in denial. No Recoil Macros and other macros are cheating and people use them ALL the time. There are some good players out there but 30/3 isn't realistic in a scavenger or gunmaster game and it seems to happen fairly often. I also don't get a whole lot of choice when it comes to servers due to my connection/location so don't go brushing hackers of as if they don't exsist, aren't there or are easily avoidable beacuse they are there they are just smart enough to not be obvoius, they know people WILL call them out.

Ehhh macros are a different topic. That's more of a nob tactic than a cheat. It wouldn't be very easy for PB to detect your macro software, as it is not modifying any game nor PB files. PB would require full permission from you to be scanning all your running processes while you play; pretty sure that would raise some eyebrows as far as privacy goes.
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You expected any less?

By now, I really shouldn't be surprised. It just never ceases to amaze me.
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I haven't been able to join for months, so I gave up on BF3.
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I also bought BF3 premium but could not play the expansions because punkbuster would kick me from those servers. I ended up giving up instead of requesting a refund (i bought through greenmangaming so I don't know how much of a shot I have at complaining).
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See.. those are actually legitimate complaints.

Have you guys tried manually updating PB?
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