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Umm turn wartapes off, because I don't think you realize how bad it makes the game sound.
I have heard both, and frankly, if you like war games/environments, you would definitely play with it. The immersion is far greater. It gives you that gritty feeling. Indoors it feels like you're actually indoors and your squad mates are actually standing around as the sounds bounce off the walls etc.

I find it especially interesting in open landscapes. The distant sounds and the feeling of a vast expanse really works well. If you don't like, perhaps you could explain why? Otherwise, it's just an opinion .

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I have heard both, and frankly, if you like war games/environments, you would definitely play with it. The immersion is far greater. It gives you that gritty feeling. Indoors it feels like you're actually indoors and your squad mates are actually standing around as the sounds bounce off the walls etc.

I find it especially interesting in open landscapes. The distant sounds and the feeling of a vast expanse really works well. If you don't like, perhaps you could explain why? Otherwise, it's just an opinion .

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i dont like war tapes, it dirties up the audio, and creates unrealistic reverbs with everything. That doesnt mean i want it removed, i'm glad that its an option for those that want it, but it just creates a mess of the audio, and some will like that, but i keep mine on headphones because i enjoy that style.
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I have heard both, and frankly, if you like war games/environments, you would definitely play with it. The immersion is far greater. It gives you that gritty feeling. Indoors it feels like you're actually indoors and your squad mates are actually standing around as the sounds bounce off the walls etc.

I find it especially interesting in open landscapes. The distant sounds and the feeling of a vast expanse really works well. If you don't like, perhaps you could explain why? Otherwise, it's just an opinion .

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lol.... it sounds the worst indoors. Go in a room of the same sizes and tell me if your footsteps sound that loud and echo that much. Then get a tank to fire a shell and tell me if the footsteps are still audible. It's pretty ridiculous and its only purpose is to hear people in the same house as you better.

Gritty feeling? more like IN YOUR FACE feeling. I'm guessing you also like muddy bass and wear Beats by Dr Dre?
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What is this wartapes?
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What is this wartapes?
It's an audio setting that makes everything louder and reverberating. Makes footsteps and enemy yelling much easier to hear.
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It's an audio setting that makes everything louder and reverberating. Makes footsteps and enemy yelling much easier to hear.
How do you enable/disable it. Is it off by default? I don't recall seeing an option for this in the menu anywhere.
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It's an audio setting...
Under audio...
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Gee thanks...
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Can we all calm down?

DBEAU go to the BC2 in game settings and near the middle bottom (IIRC) there should be an audio type. It defaults to "Hi-Fi" i think and you can switch it to headphones or wartapes.
    
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