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Ok I bought BF2142 Deluxe Edition for 20 bucks at Gamestop yesterday, brought it home and installed it today.

I've logged about 100 hours on BF2, and this game doesn't seem nearly as fun.
Is the learning curve just bigger?
Will upgrades make it more fun?


I don't know, maybe I just don't like how everything is darker and teamwork doesn't seem to be as prominent in this one.
    
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What have you unlocked? What's your current Kill/Death ratio?

What maps do you play? There are really three types in the end and different classes excel in each:
Vehicle Maps
Infantry Maps
Titan Maps
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I had ~ 1000 hrs in BF2 overall, including scrims and TWL/TGL, I got 2142 when it came out, played for about a month before I couldn't stand it anymore and went back to playing BF2. There is something, I don't know grittier (is that a word?) about BF2 that made it cool.

The only thing I did like in 2142 was the Pilum, I had a 4:1 ratio with the pilum, used to sneak up under the walkers and shoot it in the vents between the legs for a 1 shot kill!
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Originally Posted by mtbiker033 View Post
I had ~ 1000 hrs in BF2 overall, including scrims and TWL/TGL, I got 2142 when it came out, played for about a month before I couldn't stand it anymore and went back to playing BF2. There is something, I don't know grittier (is that a word?) about BF2 that made it cool.

The only thing I did like in 2142 was the Pilum, I had a 4:1 ratio with the pilum, used to sneak up under the walkers and shoot it in the vents between the legs for a 1 shot kill!

Same thing for me. Bf2>2142
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Personally I couldn't stand BF2!

But I loved BF2142, the Titan Maps were the only ones i played though.
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bf2 i liked more then 2142, but my bestest buddy only plays 2142
    
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I have both and i like BF2 way better
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I'm like 2142>2

I just like the feel of the game better, a futuristic kinda game. And plus the sniper rifles are much better in 2142 and 2. Plus in bf2 it seems that the machine guns that the medics carry and the assulters carry are wayyyy to overpowered and too acturate. I can run around and in less than a millisecond i'm dead. Whereas a PKM, doesn't do anything like the small machine guns do.

EDIT: I also absolutely hate 1. gernade spammers and 2. artillery strikes in BF2. Everywhere I go I get blown up by little punks hiding in corners throwing gernades.
Edited by J.Harris - 6/11/08 at 10:00am
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2142 in my opinion is a waste of money even if it was priced for a buck! BORING
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Quote:
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I'm like 2142>2

I just like the feel of the game better, a futuristic kinda game. And plus the sniper rifles are much better in 2142 and 2. Plus in bf2 it seems that the machine guns that the medics carry and the assulters carry are wayyyy to overpowered and too acturate. I can run around and in less than a millisecond i'm dead. Whereas a PKM, doesn't do anything like the small machine guns do.
Yea I do like the sniping in BF2142 better. I also like the unlocking better. But I just like bf2 better because... I dont even know why. I just like it better. More fun for some reason lol
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