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    Quote Originally Posted by Khatolic View Post
    how many ppl play bf3 on pc ? is it worth buying it now ?
    Since I only have Back To Karkand, I'm very limited in the amount of servers I can play, but I have never seen a shortage of players unless I look for a server at 4 in the morning. But even then there are a few servers up and running. I'd say it's worth buying.

    Do note that I mostly play and love Metro, not sure what other kinds of servers look like population-wise, but when I've wanted variation and searched for other maps there were indeed many players there too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Asmodias View Post
    Oh BF3, How I love thee... even though I am terrible at it. Getting points isn't too much of a problem... I am usually middle of the pack at the end of a match (I usually play conquest when going for points) but I can't seem to get kills to save my life. On average I might get 6 kills a match if I am running around with friends. It's considerably lower when I am alone.

    My hope is that it's just me being a noob, but I dunno. Some days, I feel like I have lost my touch when it comes to FPS games. Back in the days before steam was an actual platform, I was playing Counterstrike. Oh god, how I played the hell out of that game. I was pretty good too. Not Cal-I good, but competitive at that level. I could play for hours and not lose a step. At one point, myself and a couple of buddies bribed a lan owner to let us play for a weekend straight. All it took was a pizza per day we were there. I'm talking, play for 12 hours... take an hour to get food and drinks, and go back at it.

    My ability to play at such a high level came naturally, I was able to just jump in and go. About the time Source hit, my play time dramatically decreased. I started focusing on Diablo 2 (which then consumed my gaming life :P). I sort of stepped away from FPS games in general.

    So now I am back, and I am floundering. In a firefight, I can dump a good 10-15 rounds at an enemy, and barely touch them... Only to be wrecked a couple of seconds later in what seems like a short burst. I have to admit, it's kind of frustrating really (okay, it's probably to be expected, but it frustrates me because I can't seem to improve).

    I guess my question is, how much of the game is based on gear choices? What I mean by that is, do certain load outs lend themselves to specific gear/gadget combinations? For what it's worth, I spend most of my time playing as Assault (the class with the med pack).

    I very much want to get better and I know that different gear packages aren't going to solve my noobishness, but they might help me start down the right path

    What's funny about all of this... when I have a sub par game, it's still a blast. BF3 is easily my favorite FPS.
    Before any advice, please remember BF3 has vehicles, use them. Vehicles dont require twitch reflex but experience and precision so you should be fine. Jets are the most overpowered stuff you can get in the game right now (its supposed to be balanced by minimal impact on ground combat, but the domino effect by jet-chopper-tank-troops combo cant be ignored :\). I play almost exclusively vehicle on classic maps and maps with vehicles actually.

    Gears dont play crucial role, at most you need a decent mouse which fits your palm (and no I'm not recommending you Razer stuff, they are pretty but are prone to break too often). Good keyboard is recommended, the more comfortable it is the longer you can sit in one go.

    Btw, dont be so frustrated. I'm 29 now, and while I'm still somewhat good at twitch shooting, I get tired easily - at most I can sustain top (or almost top) ranks in 4 or 5 close quarter matches (around 30 mins) before my focus level drops considerably to the point my KDR goes from ~2 to 0.5 0_0 I can keep it going in Aftermath just because those maps are so large and with so many flanking routes most of the time I shoot at people's back rather than meet them head-on. You can check my profile kronpas on battlelog.

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    Man I haven't played BF3 in a long time...since Karkand. It's a shame they keep messing with the game so much
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    Quote Originally Posted by llDemonll View Post
    Man I haven't played BF3 in a long time...since Karkand. It's a shame they keep messing with the game so much
    Aftermath is by the far the best expansion they've made, but that's my opinion of it and my fanboyism of the classic socom game maps being translated into it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deal View Post
    Aftermath is by the far the best expansion they've made, but that's my opinion of it
    you are not alone ;p
    for me
    AM>CQ>B2K/AK

    tho i still LOVE ziba tower domination
    best map so far (rest of DLC is not that good)

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    i installed bf3 and origin is currently updating it. i bought premium edition so ill dl other dlc later.
    my question is can i remove the disc from pc or it will stop the updating ? i could install other things meanwhile

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    Quote Originally Posted by Khatolic View Post
    i installed bf3 and origin is currently updating it. i bought premium edition so ill dl other dlc later.
    my question is can i remove the disc from pc or it will stop the updating ? i could install other things meanwhile
    If BF3 is installed it should be OK to remove the disc, origin doesn't come on the disc I think, iirc you download it even if you have a physical copy of BF3.
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    Wow, bonus content drop! Here are 3 shitty dog tags that everyone else with the game has.
    These aren't the spoilers you're looking for.

    Move along.

    Quote Originally Posted by Blueobelisk View Post
    Now, Waaldo is prepared to look for this person like Prince Charming testing everyone to see just how bad their psychological disorder is if their foot fits in the glass slipper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Waaldo View Post
    Wow, bonus content drop! Here are 3 shitty dog tags that everyone else with the game has.
    You mean everyone that isn't a non premium peasant

    Premium master race ftw!

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    Is it even worth buying any expansion packs now? I have B2K...do the new ones add new weapons, new "missions", etc., etc.? Or are they just new maps / game modes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deal View Post
    You mean everyone that isn't a non premium peasant

    Premium master race ftw!
    I guess by everyone I meant the people who play on a daily basis like I do, I also usually play on all map servers which require premium(or someone stupid enough to buy all expansions seperatly).

    Quote Originally Posted by llDemonll View Post
    Is it even worth buying any expansion packs now? I have B2K...do the new ones add new weapons, new "missions", etc., etc.? Or are they just new maps / game modes?
    The only one I would recommend getting at this point is Aftermath, all of the expansions are good in their own way, but Aftermath is exceptional. The Aftermath maps are unbelievable well designed, not just for looks, but from game play standards too. I'm pretty sure there were like 5 new weapons in that expansion, including the cross bow which is pretty fun to use.
    These aren't the spoilers you're looking for.

    Move along.

    Quote Originally Posted by Blueobelisk View Post
    Now, Waaldo is prepared to look for this person like Prince Charming testing everyone to see just how bad their psychological disorder is if their foot fits in the glass slipper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by llDemonll View Post
    Is it even worth buying any expansion packs now? I have B2K...do the new ones add new weapons, new "missions", etc., etc.? Or are they just new maps / game modes?
    CQ: 4 maps (2 really good 1 decent 1 lame), 2 game modes (conquest domination and gun game) 10 weapons tied to assignments
    AK: 4 maps (1 night map all are decent), 1 game mode (tank superiority) 5 vehicles (tank destoryers and MLRS for both sides + ac130) 5 assignments and no new weapons
    AM: 4 maps (all are awesome), 1 game mode (scavenger), 1 weapon (xbow - 4 fire modes) 10 assignments

    i would just buy premium
    it is super cheap (at least in my country) and upcoming DLC is looking pretty good (air superiority!)
    also iirc there is discount if you already own one of the DLCs
    Last edited by Finear; 2013-02-04 at 10:12 PM.

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    when will be the battlelog up so i can play bf3 ? cant even play singleplayer

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    does laser do anything when using scope on sniper rifle ?

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    no
    laser only increase hipfire accuracy
    turn it off if you dont want to reveal your position (i think default key is "T" on pc)

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    I didn't find aftermath all that good, only map i enjoy from that xpac is market

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    I just hate how dog tags have turned to be a place to insult the enemy, rather than showing the player. E.g. "Trolling"

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    what servers do you guys prefer to play on (pc) ? anyone has recommendation ?

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    you mean as particular server or map/mode ?

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    If anyone can help me out here id appreacte it!



    Im getting mission fail everytime i do this mission when i do the train jump, can someone help?
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