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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:25 pm    Post subject: The best buds who brawl in the Battlefield beta Bhursday Reply with quote

Hey who's gonna be on the Battlefield 3 beta/mpdemo?! I know I will be. Gotta practice.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bhursday. Thursday in Alaska.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BF3 on the PS3!
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm already rocking it on the PC. Bitches.
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daylight savings time was introduced under a democratic congress. pretty clear that this is part of the liberal global warming farce, if we are extending daylight hours, of course temperatures will rise, THERES MORE DAYLIGHT!
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just got the Beta through my lil' bro. Best bro. DL'ing right now!!!!

So in harmony with what Nick has said...suck it bitches.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll probably try across all three systems. I'll hop on with you Used, although I don't think I'll be getting it for 360 in the end.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JESUS JUST CLOSE THIS TOPIC OK
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 11:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Actually pretty fun so far. Only been able to play one gametype, with no vehicles. The controls are a little different, so I'll probably end up changing those when the game itself comes out. Graphics look great, the gameplay is fun (though both games I played went about 30 minutes!). It'll be a lot more fun I'm sure once I'm able to play with my clan, as we'll be rocking the teamspeak.

The maps are huge, as one would expect, and pretty diverse in terms of cover and design. It feels a lot more realistic than call of duty, especially in that you have to make sure that the person you're about to shoot isn't on your team when you're in open areas with a bit more range, and that the accuracy of the weapons more closely matches what you might expect in real life (in other words, it can be quite tough to hit anything if you're not careful about bursting). Also, you will die. A lot. And very easily.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, I stayed up too late playing this last night. It's just one map right now and only Rush. Personally, I would've loved to see Conquest first. Maps huge and the controls on the PS3 are similar to the BC2 controls. It looks like the classes are switched around a bit too, as far as gear and specialties.

Still looks like a beta in some aspects, but the animations look great (sliding over walls instead of just straight body jumping, watching knife and gunfire deaths, etc.). The return of prone is cool, but it almost seems like people lay too flat or their bodies stick out in weird directions (once again, beta). It's not hard to tell who's who on console sice there are name tags. If it's showing and it's blue or green--friend. If nothing shows up--kill it with gunfire. Much more varied environments, hard to find snipers. Being capable of only speaking to your squad still bothers me. I want proximity chat or at least some kind of commander position that can talk between squads (kind of like MAG's set-up).

Iron sights are a bitch, you're going to want a scope. And thowing a heavy barrel on there affects drop over distance...lots of attention to detail. Look forward to playing on the PS3 with everyone (looking at you daniel...you shall see my finely tuned analogs in action, and my Snake-like stealth).
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

used44 wrote:
JESUS JUST CLOSE THIS TOPIC OK

NO WAIT SOMEONE MIGHT HAVE SOMETHING MORE TO SAY
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The 30 minute matches are what I love about Rush. Its a blast when the defense is just about to kill the attackers' last few men but then the attackers get the M-COM, advancing the map and resetting the respawn count. If that happens all three times, the match can reach nearly an hour.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had a couple losses and a couple wins, most matches ran about 15 minutes.

People need to get on their mics though. Calling out positions in the first area of Operation Metro was crucial.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bretimus_v2 wrote:
Calling out positions in the first area of Operation Metro was crucial.


"Reverse cowgirl! Reverse cowgirl!"






*high-fives MattAY from across the world*
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 2:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Bretimus_v2 wrote:
Calling out positions in the first area of Operation Metro was crucial.


"Reverse cowgirl! Reverse cowgirl!"


I laughed out loud and now people are looking at me. Thanks.

Also, mostly dippin' balls in FPSs.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 2:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.gamerevolution.com/manifesto/best-buds-who-brawl-in-the-battlefield-3-beta-bhursday-8645

Also moving to General
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This was an XBOX topic for XBOX buds only!

And my gamertag is still AKMitchell
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 3:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No interest in the game, sorry!
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

me neither.

Have fun though dude. Hope it is fruitful.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

preordered from newegg, guess i should figure out how to get into the beta thing.

Or I'll just wait, give you noobs time to practice.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You know, if you are like Me and haven't got a beta key you can't download the beta on PSN yet, BUT I downloaded the BF3 theme instead, and let me tell ya, it looks pretty, has anyone else installed it or am I the only pseudo-fanboy-who-has-not-played-BF-since-1942?
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