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The thing is when combating a team that full of snipers in HC mode it almost forces you to snipe also and then you enter what i like to call the snipathon phenomenon. Everyone gets behind cover and takes pop shots at each other while simultaneously ruining the game.

Nothing like flanking all those two bit panzies with a LMG though...ah good times

Not to shed light on the alpha but i'll just say i'd be scared of HC mode as of my impressions right now.
Grr Snipers in HC mode. Half the reason I don't play HC. That and no minimap.
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I've gotten 2 of these over the years and they work AMAZINGLY, plus its under 30$ with free shipping!!

Amazon.com: Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick (Silver/Black): Electronics

Older joysticks loose their feel and tend not to bounce back to center mass as well, if at all.

Dont waste your money on one of these. I went through 3 of them back in the Bf2 days. Do a search about their reliability and you will see they dont survive. FOr a light gamer, sure. but for a hardcore BF player (not including BC2) you will find that buttons and controls will start to fail after a couple hundred hours of use.

Best bang for your buck is the Thurstmaster t16000m
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if this is a true BF sequel people will find the sniping to be a not very productive class on most maps. Unlike BC2, squads will rarely attempt to cap a flag without armor or calling for air support prior to moving in.

I used to be a jet whore in Bf2 and would constantly be looking for snipers camping flags. but who know what the new enviorments will allow for recon protection.
    
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BF veterans= Gustav/vehicle/saiga/usas whoing + 12x sniping while on attack/triple capped.
There is this great thing called sentence structure, and what??
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There is this great thing called sentence structure, and what??
^this. because i'm confused as well..
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Limiting snipers is a bad idea, most of the time when that happens all it means is the bad players get to use the kit while the people who actually play it aggressively and usefully have to use something else.
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Grr Snipers in HC mode. Half the reason I don't play HC. That and no minimap.
I felt i had to play HC in BC2 because the amount of bullets required to kill someone was just ridiculous. BF3 not so much.
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Limiting snipers is a bad idea, most of the time when that happens all it means is the bad players get to use the kit while the people who actually play it aggressively and usefully have to use something else.
They're going back to BF2 style sniping. BC2 is the first game that snipers made me rage on a consistent basis.

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I felt i had to play HC in BC2 because the amount of bullets required to kill someone was just ridiculous. BF3 not so much.
Said the same thing while talking about BF3 on mumble last night. In BC2 normal mode I feel like i'm using a marshmallow gun, but I didn't feel that way at all in BF3.
    
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Is BF3 being made around a nvidia card or ati?
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^most of the testing and demonstrating were done with an Nvidia Geforce GTX 580
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