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Hey guys, I have always heard of the Battlefield series of games and have not ever gotten the chance to try any. I want to play some of them now as they are some of the best shooters (in my opinion)(wait what opinion?) currently on the market. So I want you to tell me:

Pros/Cons:
-Battlefield 1942
-Battlefield Vietnam
-Battlefield 2

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post #2 of 22
1942, people can ride on the wings of the plane.
Vietnam, didn't play it.
BF2, lots of glitches, dolphin diving, cone recoil sucked, guns are inaccurate as hell, mapping problems with mouse and keyboards.

I'd say wait for BF3 or get BC2. Much better experience than BF2, though most of the dolphin diving has been fixed but the cone recoil and mouse mapping are still broken.

I didn't like BC2 Vietnam as much, the bullets and recoil are greatly reduced and feels too much like COD so pretty much you can point and shoot. BC2 Vietnam leaves a lot to be desired, I wished they would have left the weapons with more bullet drop and lessen the accuracy.

Of course someone is going to disagree with me with BF2 and say that it's the best game ever and tell me that I suck because I don't learn the cone of fire. Try laying down in BF2 with a machine gun and then shoot, you'll see what I'm talking about with accuracy. Even when laying down prone with MG mounted and burst firing you will miss like crazy. People can still dolphin dive but not as well anymore.

BF2 = Great concept, poor execution with crappy recoil system that will make you want to quit pretty fast, and crappy engine

This is where the Frostbite engine fixes most of the problems. No more sniper campers inside indestructible buildings, got a sniper problem? Just artillery the building or rpg/gustav/at4 and he's toast.
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battlefield 1942 hands down. not so many servers/players left
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Originally Posted by anoob View Post
Of course someone is going to disagree with me with BF2 and say that it's the best game ever and tell me that I suck because I don't learn the cone of fire. Try laying down in BF2 with a machine gun and then shoot, you'll see what I'm talking about with accuracy. Even when laying down prone with MG mounted and burst firing you will miss like crazy. People can still dolphin dive but not as well anymore.
Worked just fine when you actually used the ironsights/scope instead of being a moron firing without it.
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I liked BF2 and BC2 the most out of all the battlefield games. Check out BC2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
Worked just fine when you actually used the ironsights/scope instead of being a moron firing without it.
And not spraying. Burst fire plays a very big part in it.

I say BF2, it is one of my favourite games of all time, the mods that came out of it are brilliant and it required skill while still being fun.
post #7 of 22
BF1942 I only played with bots. Didn't play Vietnam. BF2 is a lot of fun. The Project Reality mod for BF2 is really fun as well if you like serious-realistic military style games.
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Wait, so the bullets don't go where the iron sights are in BF2?
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BFBC2, just a great game. It's the only game I've personally played where people just instinctively help one another without having to chat. There may be others, but this is one I know for sure. It does require a bit of patience as the game isn't low rank friendly, but it doesn't mean you can't hold your own......just don't expect to be running the show. Well, it didn't work out that way for me..........come to think of it, it still hasn't. lol

That game will hold you over till this!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-XuV...mbedded#at=157
Edited by dedmonwakin - 3/2/11 at 7:37pm
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