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post #11 of 22
Worth a play, takes about 6 hours to finish it. I wasn't too impressed, pretty much a Call of Duty clone with some Crysis style missions.

I'm not very much into multiplayer, played it a few times but got bored really fast. Went back to Team Fortress 2 which today is still much better than any military shooter imo.
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SP is much better. MP fails, all you do is drive for 90% of time. But you have to keep playing it further, on level 1 you only got old WW2 era guns and can't blow crap up, it get's really fun in cities when you get the tubes and start blowing up destruction environment.
I'm wondering if you've ever played MP BFBC2..

First of all.. the maps are really small. In fact, I pretty much play Inf only boards so there's no driving at all. Second of all, you don't have -any- WW2 guns to start with. The few that are in the game are all unlocks. Third, if your only interest is "to blow crap up" then I'm glad I don't run into you online.

OP: I've played through SP once. It wasn't bad. Don't expect anything earth shattering and you'll find some mindless fun.
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Just close your eyes and do it one time. It isn't that bad and will not lag like most online play. I prefer the regular guy acting in BC2 sp to any heavy-handed COD blabbering. Especially because it usually consists of some bloke telling you where to go and stating the obvious, like "Sniper straight ahead" oh gee thanks whatever, the flickering heartbeat didn't clue me. Once you get to sand and snow you might as well close your eyes though, environment wins a couple of those fights.
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I tried to start playing it but quit since there was a rail riding sequence in the first 20 minutes..
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I'm glad I played through it before getting into the multiplayer.

After some multiplayer I quickly tweak the game to my liking, particularly getting rid of the ridiculously narrow FOV, something that cannot be gotten rid of for single player as far as I know, as any cut-scene will reset it to the terribad default.
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I'm glad I played through it before getting into the multiplayer.

After some multiplayer I quickly tweak the game to my liking, particularly getting rid of the ridiculously narrow FOV, something that cannot be gotten rid of for single player as far as I know, as any cut-scene will reset it to the terribad default.
Increasing your fov won't help you when all you do is trying to snipe a 2 x 2 pixel dot on the horizon.

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SP is much better. MP fails, all you do is drive for 90% of time. But you have to keep playing it further, on level 1 you only got old WW2 era guns and can't blow crap up, it get's really fun in cities when you get the tubes and start blowing up destruction environment.
Remember a post where you said BF3 would be a BC2 clone .


The SP is kinda fun, more like a movie then a game. Meh.


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Every game must, IMO, be able to stand on SP alone. BC2 just barely managed to do so. I'd say it's worth one playthrough, but I haven't gotten an urge to go at it again.

Just make sure you're prepared to peer through dust, because holy damn there's an awful lot of it.
Actually, I think every game should be dedicated to either MP or SP, the end result is a wasted 4 hour effor on a SP and a MP with various issues.

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As for MP? I don't really care. Big deal, its the same cookie-cutter crap every other war game has, just obscured by biblical clouds of dust. Besides there's nothing fun about it.
No that's the SP your talking about. And BC2 ISN"T like all the other war games. It actually is quite different.
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I'm glad I played through it before getting into the multiplayer.

After some multiplayer I quickly tweak the game to my liking, particularly getting rid of the ridiculously narrow FOV, something that cannot be gotten rid of for single player as far as I know, as any cut-scene will reset it to the terribad default.
You just made me feel like a noob. I never even heard of such a thing...
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SP sucks, I don't buy shooters for SP. Why would I shoot AIs when I could shoot other people. I can run laps around any AI, and they all have a pattern that once you learn, you preety much done. MP adds lots of variety.

How many times do you play SP? Once, maybe twice. FPS's should be strictly offline or online (Half-life 2 is great, BF2 is also great).
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You just made me feel like a noob. I never even heard of such a thing...
IGNORE THE ARROW




You can change FOV to your liking. 75-100 is preety good.
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