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Sometimes in BFBC2, (maybe always?) players at above ~450 meters for sure, are very laggy/jerky in their trajectories across my screen, while anyone thats close moves normal.

What difference does it make to the games programming what distance someone is, unless it has to due with trying to synchronize all players at different distances, .?.

Not knowing anywhere near enough about programing, but wouldn't that just be a simple scaling difference for different players, to make a players motion match.

Hardly ever does it happen (for me that I remember noticing) under ~300m

But into the 400m range for sure, and they move choppy, from their POV, they will skip 2-3 feet type thing.

On server pings of ~50-60, but my in game ping is always higher, for reasons I don't know either.


(Side note, I got my 1st 527 meter 2 shot kill today, the haziness holds back the scopes.)
Edited by Mit Namso - 2/24/11 at 4:16pm
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The question is

At long range, is it normal for the distant players movement to look choppy.

Or is it just some problem on my end?
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Get a real gun and stop sniping.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Raptor_Jesus View Post
Get a real gun and stop sniping.
Says the sniper... I know you Raptor... you played all day with us as sniper... Lol

Anywho as for the OP

I do not have the issue of players lagging or being choppy at a distance.
No one that I play with has mentioned this either.
I do see you have a 5670, while I have a 5870.
Have you tried turning the graphics down all the way and see if the issue still persists?
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No.
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No.
So its not normal for players at 'long' distance to move choppy?
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Never seen it.
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Never seen that either.

That said I'm usually pretty close to the action, not 56 miles away on a hill.
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I get that but only over 300m away, so unless your full pro then move closer >.<
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Well its in my memory that "over" some distance, while zoomed sniping, it happens all the time

What distance does this start at: I don't know yet

Does it happen at greater than that dist. every time: I don't know

, (I'll have to use the long range tank gun too)

I must start more detailed BFBC2 research.
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