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anything over 50 ft has a white smokey haze over it. is this normal? makes sniping almost impossible.
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Screenshot please
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bloom??
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Yeah you can start by taking off bloom in any case.

My documents > bfbc2 > settings.ini
set the bloom line to false.
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not to be a sniper hater, but... um... good.
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it seems to be really bad on the level vantage point, thats when i noticed it. but now it seems exclusiive to that level.
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it seems to be really bad on the level vantage point, thats when i noticed it. but now it seems exclusiive to that level.
Yes, I'm pretty sure I know exactly what you're saying. "Vantage Point" is the worst, although there is another level or two that is also bad (edit: "Hill 137" is another). I remember reading a thread on the Bad Company 2 forums where screen shots were posted, they looked exactly like mine. Others said their games also looked like said screenshots, but most thought it was normal/Ok. It seems those levels are just designed with a certain gamma/contrast/etc. and just appear that way.

Solution: turn UP in-game contrast to about 50 or 60. Works perfectly for me. Leave the brightness the same. I turn it back down for other levels (normal for me is about 40).

I really believe if you this, the "smokey haze" in Vantage Point/Hill 137/etc will be less annoying and practically like normal.

There are some levels where the bloom is extreme, but that is a different issue. For that I have set bloom to off/false in my settings.ini file. (you can Google how to do this if you need to).

Hope that helps. BC2 Vietnam is an epic game... most fun I've had with a multiplayer in a good while.

EDIT: Sorry, I changed my contrast recommendation. I had it reversed.
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some levels are worse than others. Removing bloom by the ini file can help, but not a ton. Battlefield conditions is something they feel is a good addition to even the playing field and i tend to agree.
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