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please for the log of god add a PILOT class. so tired of any random noob jumping into a helicopter and crashing it.
+1 but Dice will never do this. Not their style.
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Then what is stopping a noob PILOT from crashing the CHopper?
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Then what is stopping a noob PILOT from crashing the CHopper?
The thought of bailing out with only a pistol.
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My feeling is if you take the type of landscape of BC2 (which is what I think DICE will do with BF3, or else what would be the whole point of Frostbite 2.0) and you add prone; what you'll be left with is a 90% deserted battlefield with only the sound of bolt action rifle fire from every spot on the map and the slithering of people crawling in prone with the guys with SMGs and LMGs spinning and shooting into the air because they have nobody to shoot at.

You think snipers are a problem in BC2? Just add prone to the game and see what happens.
Easy fix, class limits per team. 1 sniper per squad.
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Easy fix, class limits per team. 1 sniper per squad.
I would like that, but can you imagine if you had a slower internet connection and every time you joined, the same person in your squad was sniper. Would drive me mad.

I want to play how I want to play, not how someone else tells me I have to play.
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Honestly I've found that removing prone was good idea. I thought it was terrible starting out but BC2 requires a different playstyle.
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I would like that, but can you imagine if you had a slower internet connection and every time you joined, the same person in your squad was sniper. Would drive me mad.

I want to play how I want to play, not how someone else tells me I have to play.
Dice doesn't support those measures. You'd probably need an RCON tool to do that.
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I would like that, but can you imagine if you had a slower internet connection and every time you joined, the same person in your squad was sniper. Would drive me mad.

I want to play how I want to play, not how someone else tells me I have to play.
While I see your point, BC2 is pretty hardware-demanding. I actually like this because it means most of the playerbase will have pretty closely equivalent hardware, especially in BF3 since it cuts off DX9 support. Single cores can't run BC2, the minimum is a dual core. Most BC2 players load in at roughly the same time, at least in my case. I'm on RAID0, not even F3s, and the second I spawn I see pretty much my whole team drop in all around me, and the few that already loaded in have only taken a few steps forward. Granted, those few with SSDs and tri-RAID0 setups will get a few seconds of an advantage, but that is VERY few we're talking about.
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While I see your point, BC2 is pretty hardware-demanding. I actually like this because it means most of the playerbase will have pretty closely equivalent hardware, especially in BF3 since it cuts off DX9 support. Single cores can't run BC2, the minimum is a dual core. Most BC2 players load in at roughly the same time, at least in my case. I'm on RAID0, not even F3s, and the second I spawn I see pretty much my whole team drop in all around me, and the few that already loaded in have only taken a few steps forward.
I always spawn first, even when I'm playing with OCNers on American servers.

No idea why.
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The reason why myself and others raise such a fuss everytime is because of the slight possibility that DICE might hear us. I've been a Battlefield fan from the start WAY back in 02. I know that consoles hold the dollars and BC style games is what sells to them. I can only hope that DICE will see that PC made them what they are today and will give us a non-consolified game. But with it being cross platform and all, it's not looking good.

I'm basing myself on past experiances, same thing happened when COD went console. The game went from huge battlefield size map with lot's of vehicles and weapons made realistically to the 10x10 meagrinder map arcade shooter it is today.
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