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Is there really any point in playing any class besides engineer? They get decent weapons and a viable means to take out armor and air.

I just don't see why anyone would play say the recon class. They don't get any **** worthwhile unlike the recon class in BC2.
In on game of Caspian, i killed 20 people with a SV98 sitting on the rocks by the antenna shooting people near the gas station, forest, the valley between the antenna and US spawn, and that border control place. Just long range sniping (i wanted to play sniper, not Recon) was enjoyable and i also spotted every vehicle leaving the US spawn. Recon will soon get the UAV drone to unlock, the SOFLAM target designator, and some form of artillery command with the SOFLAM? or something like that. Also, put a flash suppressor on one of the carbines, take off the scope, pull out a spawn beacon, and you become a silent asset to your squad/team. They also have the TUGS that will actually work in final release.

Assualt/Medic was the only class i didnt play hardly any of. Everyone was running around NOT REVIVING people so i thought, "screw you ill play my own class." I unlocked the EOD bot (which is a lot of fun in Rush) but i always went back to my frontline SV98 with silencer and removed scope, which is a commendable "recon" setup. I enjoyed the fact that i could play as a sniper OR a recon by changing out my unlocks and weapon sets. The versatility was the reason Recon was my favorite class...

All the classes are combined with a predecessor from previous games. Assualt and Medic share unlocks and guns from the original BF2 classes, Spec Ops and Support share unlocks, Recon(from BC2) and Sniper (from BF2) share traits and guns, and Anti-Tank and Engineer share roles now. Instead of anti tank getting an MP5 and Engineer getting a shotty, they gave everyone shottys and threw a rocket launcher with a repair kit. All they did was take BF2s classes and limited the gun customization, where in BF2 you were stuck with what you got.


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Caspian isn't in single player. Caspian takes place in Russia, I remember reading that the campaign will take place all in an Iraq/Iran setting.
Where did you hear that? Back in February i saw this
Edited by j2thearrin - 10/12/11 at 7:23am
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can't wait for this game..
I find it an eternity to wait until October 25

PD: I hope it goes on sale on Steam
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Where did you hear that? Back in February i saw this
Now that you mention it, I do remember them noting New York, Paris, etc. Someone here on OCN mentioned something about Caspian not me in the single player files. I guess only time will tell, we just have to wait.

Are you guys aware that those recent amazing screenshots are from 360 with the higher resolution textures? At least that's how this article makes it sound.

http://videogamewriters.com/battlefi...-screens-25910

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Now that you mention it, I do remember them noting New York, Paris, etc. Someone here on OCN mentioned something about Caspian not me in the single player files. I guess only time will tell, we just have to wait.
Nooo! That means we don't have an actual confirmation about Caspian destruction in mp
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I'm looking at getting a BF3 server any recommend sites?
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I'm looking at getting a BF3 server any recommend sites?
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wow that screenshot looks amazing.
 
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wow that screenshot looks amazing.
Just wait until we have our DX11 with Ultra settings fully implemented.

I'm so anxious to get my new parts and second GTX570 in, just in time for release.
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Nooo! That means we don't have an actual confirmation about Caspian destruction in mp
Im sure the tower will be destructible. It was around the time they showed the Caspian Trailer that the tweet was sent asking whether it was destructible or not. The confirmation that it can be destroyed was given knowing that the person asking the question ONLY knew of Caspian as a multiplayer map and possible BETA map. The Devs have been upfront with alot of information regarding the game. I dont see why they would troll us by saying "yes its destructible. *whispers* only in campaign." This mindset would gain them nothing but anger from the community for saying one thing and meaning another. Again, they confirmed this back with the Caspian trailer, so im sure that it will happen in retail. those towers are pretty strong though. I bet it would take a lot shelling to bring it down.
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Im sure the tower will be destructible. It was around the time they showed the Caspian Trailer that the tweet was sent asking whether it was destructible or not. The confirmation that it can be destroyed was given knowing that the person asking the question ONLY knew of Caspian as a multiplayer map and possible BETA map. The Devs have been upfront with alot of information regarding the game. I dont see why they would troll us by saying "yes its destructible. *whispers* only in campaign." This mindset would gain them nothing but anger from the community for saying one thing and meaning another. Again, they confirmed this back with the Caspian trailer, so im sure that it will happen in retail. those towers are pretty strong though. I bet it would take a lot shelling to bring it down.
You would probably have to destroy all the support wires, (C4 the concrete blocks they're attached to) as well as set up an internal demolition. I know for a fact that when there are pesky snipers up there I'll be coordinating with my squad to bring those idiots down with the whole tower.
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