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Welcome to EA, welcome to the Battlefield franchise. Its why I chose to play Call of Duty rather than this game, or its predecessors. Its the way their engine is constructed, lag on the servers because of 32+ players on a single map, ect.
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Ok guy's i will wait. It should run better if the build is 2 months newer in the end, along with proper AMD drivers and caps.
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Oh...well, I guess I was considering that server side. The client shoots and the server is giving the location of the target. Where the actual calculation happens shouldn't matter. I was under the impression that location and shooting was being handled by the two separate clients and the server was a front end for the clients to interact.

Where the calculation happens shouldn't really matter since the location information you are getting is coming from the server and every one will see the same thing for every one else, but slightly different for themselves. There will be more of those moments being of behind a wall and then getting killed though since you could update your position before getting the notice you were hit. I suppose moving it to the clients would free up the server CPU a little bit though...but it would be very little I think.
TL;DU, but server side is slower and feels worse because it manages bullets and player movement. Bullets won't be fired unless the server confirms that you're alive and they won't hit unless it confirms there's an enemy there. And say you press W, the server first confirms that before you can move as opposed to just moving instantly with client side hit reg. It's communicating back and forth between player-server-player multiple times before even allowing you to do something. So server side makes soldiers clunkier and slows down hit reg. The reason why DICE uses it is to prevent hackers (AFAIK at least). It's harder (but not actually difficult) to cheat in a game with server side hit reg.
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Nice didn't even know that was an options! Guess thats why I've seen guys marked on my map that I can't see. I'll be using that tonight. I've jsut become a better teammate.


Do it! As much as possible. Sometimes I feel like I'm the only one doing it on my team!
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Welcome to EA, welcome to the Battlefield franchise. Its why I chose to play Call of Duty rather than this game, or its predecessors. Its the way their engine is constructed, lag on the servers because of 32+ players on a single map, ect.
The same things happen in COD, you just don't notice because the dead body on the client doesn't get pulled back to where the shooter saw you die.

Plus, you can shoot through just about everything in that game, so it's hard to tell when it's actually happening, or when you are getting walled.
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Ok guy's i will wait. It should run better if the build is 2 months newer in the end, along with proper AMD drivers and caps.
exactly
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Welcome to EA, welcome to the Battlefield franchise. Its why I chose to play Call of Duty rather than this game, or its predecessors. Its the way their engine is constructed, lag on the servers because of 32+ players on a single map, ect.
ROFL!!! ARE YOU SERIOUSLY SAYING NO LAG IN COD!!!!

COD has a TON more lag then any BF game.
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Flashlight sometimes fun, you can easily notice the opponent, dunno if this considered as cheesy or not.
Entry teams often use high powered flashlights like surefires (500+ lumens) to blind enemies.

There is also scope glare from when a scope reflects off of the sun and you see it
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and this is why i stopped playing the open beta after 25 mins.
    
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exactly
I hope your all right. Dam when i am in CF though, those black lines are everywhere and my fps drops by about 15 and then back up to a stupid 50. I've never played online beta so i guess am not use to the cencept that betas can be utter rubbish compared to the final build.
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