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Originally Posted by naizarak View Post

DICE needs to stop asking for community opinions and just fix the game themselves. now every 12yr old kid has the ego of a game developer just because DICE couldn't balance the game at launch.
i don't know about you guys, but i don't see myself playing this nearly as long as i did bf2 and bc2. just a few days ago i got really pissed from all the random crap in this game - i hadn't raged that bad since mw2.

I honestly can't imagine DICE being able to balance the game themselves. They did put the IRNV scope which was clearly unbalanced in the original form.
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Well, I can't play anymore.

The game rubberbands/lags on every single server (only bf3, all other games are fine). This started happening just days ago, I could play fine until the middle of last week.

Getting very annoyed!
Edited by jthb3 - 12/26/11 at 2:52am
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Hmm, I feel like I get better performance on the B2K maps than the vanilla maps.

I wish flying mechanics were more like BF2. Flying is just nice and smooth on BF2 (with joystick). havent had much success with BF3's jets.

BTW, did they nerf thermals for tanks?
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Originally Posted by dmasteR View Post

I believe the shotguns need to be tweaked, mainly the USAS/DAO-12. Damage is fine up close, but the spread needs to be increased, on top of that the damage needs to be reduced more at range.
Look at the other two shotguns for example that are very well balanced.
M1014: Semi auto, but because this gun is semi auto they reduced the damage compared to the 870MCS and also decreased the range. At the same time they kept the ammunition to be the same.
Pros: Semi Auto
Cons: Reduced damage and range
870MCS: Pump Action, more damage than the M1014, and a range increase.
Pros: Increased Damage and range
Cons: Pump Action
M1014 allows a player with less precise aim to still gain kills by firing it quickly.
870MCS allows a player with precise aim to take single shots to players and have a higher chance of killing them in that single shot
USAS/DAO-12 completely break this balance (mainly the USAS)
USAS-12: 5 shots just like the other two above, fully auto, range and damage as good as the M1014. Can spray all 5 shots in well under 3 seconds. Frag rounds increase everything I just said and makes it even better.
DAO-12: Practically the same as the USAS-12, slight decrease of everything, but eight shots. (Like I said this one is not so bad and could be left as is)
Sure the "better" player can use the USAS-12 as well, but the amount of "skill" involved in that gun due to the large spray resulting less aiming required, and high damage negates almost any "skill" required. Thus lowering the skill cap on the gun, and the game in general.
Just because both sides can use a gun, does not make the game balance. Balance is not about being able to use a gun on both sides, that's completely the wrong mindset when you're balancing weapons.
Adding recoil on the USAS, or even making hipfire "useless" could be a possible way of balancing the gun. Granted these would need to be tested but they could be possibilities.

agreed .. now it makes more sense when you put it this way and i totally agree with it


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Exactly ask kcuestag or stealth pyro. I camp in the hills and I have the soflam up so they can jav what ever it's locked onto. Not only that I get a great amount of kills and spot alot and I mean ALOT. Not only that recon class really doesn't receive the amount of points it should for certain things. Spotting is 10, lock on with soflam is what 20? I don't remember. Most of the points I receive are from marksman headshots which I tend to get alot.


if your soflam lock resulted in a kill you get points for that also right?
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Originally Posted by Shodhanth View Post

Need 1 more kill for Knife service star!
@dmasteR: I sometimes go out of my way to knife those unhelpful recons wink.gif
Is it just me or does the M16A3 absolutely destroy the other assault rifles, I didn't pay much attention to it since it was the first gun I had. Focusing more on the AEK and the F2k.


we should start a trend to defib those unuseful campers instead


wink.gif way more rewarding to kill them with the defib
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Exactly ask kcuestag or stealth pyro. I camp in the hills and I have the soflam up so they can jav what ever it's locked onto. Not only that I get a great amount of kills and spot alot and I mean ALOT. Not only that recon class really doesn't receive the amount of points it should for certain things. Spotting is 10, lock on with soflam is what 20? I don't remember. Most of the points I receive are from marksman headshots which I tend to get alot.

I remember being killed by a sniper with a name similar to yours *rubs chin* Can't quite remember where though...
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As I said the problem lies down to the snipers, the players who literally sit as far out as possible to grab that six thousand meter shot that they'll never hit, but yet keep on firing. There are unfortunately too many of these and not enough recon players.

I've found that making a special effort to claymore, C4 or knife them while they're still sitting there solves the problem. If they go back to the same place just go and kill them again, they'll get bored soon enough and either do something or leave. It is so common to see a few people doing that on a team that's losing by 100's of tickets, if they just tried to cap some flags then they wouldn't lose all the time.

I don't mind people sitting back a bit and covering people moving up to a flag, but that's only useful if they're at a range where they can take people out pretty easily. I personally prefer to have the Glock 18 equipped as recon so running around at a flag isn't a problem because you can take just about anyone on with that at close range and win.
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Loving this game.. and people who dislike Camping.. well you do know Real Life Battlefield.. 95% of the time we do camp?
yeah picture sums it up:
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he was so pissed in the last frame that he dropped his beard.
Try explaining this to fellow players online!
IMPOSSIBRU!

made my year. thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif
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In the Korean War there were no respawns.
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In life, there are no respawns.

FTFY. Your grandpa would be consistently at the bottom of the scoreboard and useless to the team. He's might be an IRL badass, but he's a cyber noob. The comic was well done though.smile.gif
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In real life there are no respawns.

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