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I was hoping that there would be commanders in BF3. I see their point in that it is not an easy position to play but I think it adds another interesting layer that makes it unique from other FPSs. I am glad to hear that squads will be bigger, I think 6 would be a good #.
I think getting people to play as a squad is more important than having commander mode. If they pull that off it will be a truly epic game!
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So happy that it will take longer to unlock things, I'm at level 46 in BC2 and while i still enjoy playing heaps, it would be nice to have things left to unlock
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I think getting people to play as a squad is more important than having commander mode. If they pull that off it will be a truly epic game!
True, I LOVE teamwork in FPS games. However, putting too much emphasis on squad-based gameplay would draw criticism from some that it's a BC2 clone. Maybe having a commander for each squad and then a commander for those leaders would work, but there needs to be a fine balance. But then again, it'll mean nothing if people aren't team players/listen to commands/abuse commander system, like in BF2. Just my
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For the love of god don't give points to players for "Enemy Infantry Spotted!", or at least make it text only...
Why not? It encourages teamwork.
Whatever that's linked to points people will do.

They're are trying to make the game more accessible.
I'm sure you can join a custom/hardcore server that doesn't allow points for that.
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True, I LOVE teamwork in FPS games. However, putting too much emphasis on squad-based gameplay would draw criticism from some that it's a BC2 clone. Maybe having a commander for each squad and then a commander for those leaders would work, but there needs to be a fine balance. But then again, it'll mean nothing if people aren't team players/listen to commands/abuse commander system, like in BF2. Just my
I dont see BC2 being a team based game all that much.... You can spawn on your squad but you never really do much together, at least from what I have played.
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So happy that it will take longer to unlock things, I'm at level 46 in BC2 and while i still enjoy playing heaps, it would be nice to have things left to unlock
i hear you, im level 42 (i believe) and i wish i had more unlocks upcoming.

on the other hand, if you have to reach such a high level to unlock every weapon lots of people will complain, because not everyone plays untill they hit level 46.

maybe they should have other type of unlocks after certain level? uniforms, skins for your weapons, etc...
things that dont matter as much as weapons themselfs, but encourage you to keep playing.
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I think going back to having 1 squad spawn (squad leader) but allowing easier communication between those leaders (like in BF2, there was a separate push to talk button for SL -> Commander) would be a way to have that "bigger" picture style of teamwork without making it too inaccessible to players.

I say this because while playing last night, I had the best rounds I have ever played going into a squad with people I don't know but the communication was there between squad members and members of another squad to do joint attacks on positions. It reminded me of my BF2R days
     
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Where do all you people find the time to rank up so quickly?
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Where do all you people find the time to rank up so quickly?
The game has been out almost a year.

I cannot wait to play the BF3 beta. The first time i fired up the BC2 beta, there was a moment of awe and i just looked around the game and soaked up the details and the sound. BF3 is going to be a completely different animal and i am really looking forward to doing the same thing the first time i get into a BF3 server.

    
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i hear you, im level 42 (i believe) and i wish i had more unlocks upcoming.

on the other hand, if you have to reach such a high level to unlock every weapon lots of people will complain, because not everyone plays untill they hit level 46.

maybe they should have other type of unlocks after certain level? uniforms, skins for your weapons, etc...
things that dont matter as much as weapons themselfs, but encourage you to keep playing.
this!
I'm rank 50 and have been for ages. there not much motivation to keep going
it would be awesome if it had a sort of option for unlocks. like 2142. that was pretty cool.
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