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Can you imagine 30+ snipers on a single team , wohoo. Couple that with large maps and you can kiss your rush maps goodbye.I have seen at least 10 on a team in bc2 once.
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I too worry about the SP. The story in Bad Company 2 was cheesy, unoriginal and quite frankly cringeworthy. I still haven't finished it. That was the one area where Black Ops wiped the floor with Bad Company, single player. It wasn't amazing in BLOPS, but it was a lot better than DICE's effort.

I just hope they do SP properly (not that i'll be playing SP for a while ).
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256 wow thats ArmA 2 territory. I don't see why dice think 128 players wouldn't be fun its massive fun on ArmA 2 when you have about 100 people on a server.
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256 wow thats ArmA 2 territory. I don't see why dice think 128 players wouldn't be fun its massive fun on ArmA 2 when you have about 100 people on a server.
Because ARMA2 and BF3 are completely different games. One is a military sim, one is an arcade FPS. I personally see no fun in over 64 players on a map.
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IMHO 64+64 is where the fun is at. Imagine 256 players in a map. That's a bit of flooding, DICE is true U.U
   
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Because ARMA2 and BF3 are completely different games. One is a military sim, one is an arcade FPS. I personally see no fun in over 64 players on a map.
And your point is? Not the first time you've said this to me and I don't see how the hell it effects whether or not it would work? Provided it was set up and balanced correctly even something like CoD 4 would probably work with that many players. Realism should have nothing to do with it.
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And your point is? Not the first time you've said this to me and I don't see how the hell it effects whether or not it would work? Provided it was set up and balanced correctly even something like CoD 4 would probably work with that many players. Realism should have nothing to do with it.
I just don't see how you would make the game exciting when the maps are so large and there are no vehicles. It would probably work great in things like PR where people work well as teams, but on pub servers, I don't see it working.

To be fair, I trust DICE. They have tried it, they have knowledge of the engine, maps, resources etc... and if they say it doesn't work well, then it most likely doesn't work well. I wouldn't mind seeing the option for unranked servers though.
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I can see it now, match begins and 128 noob tubes come flying at you... Sounds HEAPS fun!!!
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Pffff it has 255 too many players then..
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Pffff it has 255 too many players then..
You brought this thread back to life for that? I thought there had been a new development and then I just see your post and was all like
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