1. Post #1
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    hexpunK's Avatar
    August 2008
    15,316 Posts


    Released: 25th Oct, 2011
    Platforms: PC, PS3, XBox 360


    Facepunch Battlefield 3 Steam group

    Player List:
    View Spreadsheet

    Groups:
    FP1 (Full)
    FP2 (Full)
    FP3 (Full)
    FP4 (Open)
    FP5 (Open - Largely US only)

    Regional Platoons:
    FP - GER

    Servers:
    Apple Shack (UK, Run by Reag)


    64-Player (PC) 24-Player (Console)
    Rush (32 max) and Conquest (64 max) modes return.
    All new Battlefield Battlelog website which will manage clans, server browser and community forums. Players can join as a party through Battlelog.
    4 classes similar in structure similar to BF2142 (Assault class can double as a medic & support carries out ammo).
    Squad leaders are back & size is capped at 4.
    Commrose is back.
    Weapon can be tweaked and customized through unlockable attatchments.
    Most weapons have selectable fire modes (auto-burst-semi).
    You can now customize your dog tag with unlockable tags.
    Jets are back but only in Conquest mode except for the A-10/SU-25 Frogfoot in Rush mode.
    Vehicles can be disabled causing them to become immobile (land) or lose control (aircraft) until repaired.
    Killcam is back.

    Maps:
    [table]
    [tr]
    [td]Noshahr Canals
    [/td]
    [td]Kharg Island
    [/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Grand Bazaar
    [/td]
    [td]Caspian Border
    [/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Seine Crossing
    [/td]
    [td]Tehran Highway
    [/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Operation Metro
    [/td]
    [td]Damavand Peak
    [/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Operation Firestorm
    [/td]
    [td][/td]
    [/tr]
    [/table]

    Kits:
    [table]
    [tr]
    [td][/td]
    [td]Assault[/td]
    [td]Engineer[/td]
    [td]Support[/td]
    [td]Recon[/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td][/td]
    [td][/td]
    [td][/td]
    [td][/td]
    [td][/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Weapons:[/td]
    [td]
    Assault Rifles
    Battle Rifles
    Shotguns
    PDWs
    Pistols
    [/td]
    [td]
    Carbines
    Shotguns
    PDWs
    Pistols
    [/td]
    [td]
    Light Machine Guns
    Shotguns
    PDWs
    Pistols
    [/td]
    [td]
    Sniper Rifles
    Shotguns
    PDWs
    Pistols
    [/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Equipment:[/td]
    [td]
    Medic Kit
    Defibrillator
    Grenade Launcher (Under-slung or standalone)
    [/td]
    [td]
    Unguided Launchers
    Anti-Air launchers
    Anti-Tank mine
    Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Bot
    Javelin Anti-Tank launcher
    [/td]
    [td]
    Ammo Bag
    C4 Explosives
    Claymore Anti-personnel mines
    Mortar
    [/td]
    [td]
    T-UGS (Infantry/ vehicle sensor)
    SOFLAM (Laser designator)
    MAV (Remote controlled UAV)
    [/td]
    [/tr]
    [/table]

    Vehicles:
    [table]
    [tr]
    [td][/td]
    [td]Transport[/td]
    [td]APC[/td]
    [td]MBT[/td]
    [td]Helicopter[/td]
    [td]Jet[/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Vehicles:[/td]
    [td]
    Humvee
    Vodnik
    Growler ITV
    VDV Buggy
    DPV
    RHIB Boat
    AAV-7A1
    [/td]
    [td]
    LAV-25
    BMP-2
    9K22 Tunguska
    LAV-AD
    BTR-90
    Bradley Fighting Vehicle
    BMD-3
    [/td]
    [td]
    M1 Abrams
    T-90
    [/td]
    [td]
    AH-1 Super Cobra
    Mi-28
    UH-1Y Super Huey
    KA-60
    AH-6J Little Bird
    Z-11
    AH64 Apache
    Mil MI24
    UH60 Black hawk
    [/td]
    [td]
    F/A 18 Super Hornet
    A10 Thunderbolt
    Sukhoi Su-35
    Sukhoi Su-39
    F35
    [/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Equipment:[/td]
    [td][/td]
    [td]
    IR Smoke
    A2G Missile launcher
    Belt Speed
    Coaxial LMG
    Thermal Optics
    Proximity Scan
    Zoom Optics
    Regen
    APFSDS-T Shell
    Thermal Camo
    Guided Missile
    Reactive Armour
    [/td]
    [td]
    Main Cannon (driver/default)
    IR Smoke
    Secondary LMG
    Autoloader
    3x Zoom
    Regen
    Secondary HMG
    Proximity Scan
    Guided Shell
    Thermal Optics
    Thermal Camouflage
    Canister Shell
    Reactive Armour
    CITV Station
    [/td]
    [td]
    IR Flares
    Heat Seekers
    Stealth
    Belt Speed (Scout heli only)
    Autoloader (Attack heli only)
    Zoom Optics (Attack heli only)
    Proximity Scan
    Air Radar
    Guided Missile
    Below Radar
    Fire Extinguisher
    Regen
    Thermal Optics (Attack heli only)
    Laser Pointer
    ECM Jammer
    Guided Rocket (Attack heli only)
    TV Missile (Attack heli only)
    [/td]
    [td]
    IR Flares
    Heat Seekers
    Stealth
    Belt Speed
    Proximity Scan
    Rocket Pods
    Air Radar
    Fire Extinguisher
    Below Radar
    Regen
    Guided Missile
    Beam Scanning
    ECM Jammer
    [/td]
    [/tr]
    [/table]

    [h2]Expansion Packs:[/h2]

    Released: 13th Dec 2011
    Included with the Limited Edition of Battlefield 3, or purchasable from online stores for $15/ 12 RRP.

    What is it?
    Back to Karkand (B2K) brings back four classic maps from Battlefield 2, including a selection of weapons and vehicles to use in the maps.

    Maps
    [table]
    [tr]
    [td]Gulf of Oman
    [/td]
    [td]Sharqi Peninsula
    [/td]
    [/tr]
    [tr]
    [td]Wake Island
    [/td]
    [td]Strike at Karkand
    [/td]
    [/tr]
    [/table]

    Close Quarters
    Released: June 2012

    What is it?
    A Expansion pack for everyone who wants to get a bit more up close and personal with their enemies. Includes 4 CQB oriented maps for you piss everyone the fuck off in with your explosives. New weapons, assignments and dogtags will be included but no details have been confirmed entirely.

    Gameplay Footage

    Armoured Kill
    Released: Fall 2012

    What is it?
    Armoured Kill focuses more on the vehicle combat aspects of BF3. It will provide new vehicles, and larger maps than Close Quarters. With a few maps hinted by DICE as being the biggest map in Battlefield history. Armoured Kill will bring new vehicles in the MBT category and mobile artillery to the field.

    More information will come later.

    Endgame
    Released: Winter 2012

    What is it?
    Not the slightest clue at all. DICE haven't given any information out about the content of the DLC. We can only clench our buttocks and wait in anticipation.

    [h2]Useful Tools:[/h2]
    Some friendly fellows called Realmware have created some lovely application to make BF3 more you. A settings editor to get at settings the game doesn't normally allow, a standalone Battlelog browser for when you don't want to start your main browser, and a fullscreen-windowed mode tool to remove borders. Check them out;
    Settings Editor
    Standalone Battlelog
    Borderless Windowed "Fullscreen"

    Dj-j3 also created a borderless program, that works on any programs you have running. So you can make whatever you want not have those pesky close buttons!
    Download it here

    I intend to do a bit on the FXAA injector, if someone wants to get a section together, go for it, I don't know too much about it personally.

    Thanks To:
    hexpunK - Structuring OP
    jaybuz - Section banners
    SonofBrim - The v5 Title banner
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  2. Post #2
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    vexx21322's Avatar
    December 2008
    10,578 Posts
    Why, why, WHY do developers continue to think that putting a sniper in a video game is a good idea?
    It's about as good of an idea as sticking my dick in lava.
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  3. Post #3
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    krakadict's Avatar
    June 2009
    2,899 Posts
    why cant we turn HDR off?
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  4. Post #4
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    hexpunK's Avatar
    August 2008
    15,316 Posts
    Oh, if anyone notices any strange things in the OP, or thinks anything is missing. Feel free to tell/ bitch at me through PMs, I'll fix it, then stick what I've got on a dropbox file for future threads.
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  5. Post #5
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    Someone4956's Avatar
    March 2011
    2,029 Posts
    Is it bad that I only want this game to troll enemies by baiting tanks with C4?
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  6. Post #6
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    Woovie's Avatar
    October 2006
    3,751 Posts
    Why is the B2K info in the OP shitty ? How about putting screenshots, not renders.
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  7. Post #7
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    hexpunK's Avatar
    August 2008
    15,316 Posts
    Why is the B2K info in the OP shitty ? How about putting screenshots, not renders.
    I haven't really had time to go info hunting. This is based off the last OP I fixed up. I'll probably get proper images in a little while mind. Never crossed my mind when I was updating it.
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  8. Post #8
    Fight until death, shoot until empty.

    November 2009
    15,458 Posts
    A sniper with a Holo + Str Bolt Pull. AWESOME

    Edited:

    also - does anyone have the official changelist for that update?
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  9. Post #9
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    February 2010
    3,109 Posts
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    April 2011
    4,489 Posts
    I haven't really had time to go info hunting. This is based off the last OP I fixed up. I'll probably get proper images in a little while mind. Never crossed my mind when I was updating it.
    Make sure to use the FXAA Injector and such when taking the screenshots, too.
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  11. Post #11
    Crypptic's Avatar
    August 2010
    2,169 Posts
    Me wants more maps

    I honestly think the BF2 ones were more interesting
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  12. Post #12
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    PieClock's Avatar
    August 2006
    16,168 Posts
    I was unlucky enough to be playing against this guy:
    http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf3.../363845548/pc/

    Just look at those stats.

    100 x Combat Efficiency Medals.
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  13. Post #13
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    booster's Avatar
    July 2006
    21,081 Posts
    Really ought to change that. Because it doesn't even remotely look like Karkand.
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  14. Post #14
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    The Ultimate's Avatar
    May 2010
    3,088 Posts
    I cant wait for more DLC
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  15. Post #15
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    Saza's Avatar
    July 2009
    19,094 Posts
    you meant MAV right
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  16. Post #16
    GeneralSpecific's Avatar
    April 2010
    2,428 Posts
    you meant MAV right
    Nope, OP is referring to the amazing glitch that sends the LAV flying across the map at ridiculous speed.
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  17. Post #17
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    Saza's Avatar
    July 2009
    19,094 Posts
    Oh. Okay.

    I was confused for a sec
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  18. Post #18
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    hexpunK's Avatar
    August 2008
    15,316 Posts
    Make sure to use the FXAA Injector and such when taking the screenshots, too.
    I can't actually run BF3 right now, I couldn't get my gaymen PC up to Uni. So if anyone wants to beautify the OP a bit, please, feel free to take some nice shots, name them if you want, and PM me the details. You'll be credited for it.
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  19. Post #19
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    October 2007
    2,284 Posts
    Lose connection for 1 millisecond = You were kicked from the game...
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  20. Post #20
    Fight until death, shoot until empty.

    November 2009
    15,458 Posts
    Oh my. We need a fourth group. There are two spots open in Group #3
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  21. Post #21
    ItWasNiceToKnow's Avatar
    July 2009
    1,253 Posts
    Nope, OP is referring to the amazing glitch that sends the LAV flying across the map at ridiculous speed.
    do tell.
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  22. Post #22
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    July 2009
    1,398 Posts
    Applied for the third group.
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  23. Post #23
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    August 2005
    9,628 Posts
    Is it me or is the G553 really fucking weak?
    I end up using more ammo aiming on the torso than if I was using any other SMG (well, I mostly tried the ak, m4 and a-91)
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  24. Post #24
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    October 2010
    1,500 Posts
    Lol, apparently I'm better at CQB with the L85A2 using the 12x ballistic scope and not the ironsights.
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  25. Post #25
    Fight until death, shoot until empty.

    November 2009
    15,458 Posts
    so apparently saying "nig" in chat, on accident is racist. What the fuck.
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  26. Post #26
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    February 2006
    5,882 Posts
    I wish they'd make Recon limited in some way, I hate it when my team is FULL of useless cunthole snipers. I want VOIP back. Carriers and airstrips should repair vehicles. I hate having to rely on engineers or myself to repair my heli, and landing a jet once disabled is impossible.
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  27. Post #27
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    October 2006
    5,345 Posts
    I was unlucky enough to be playing against this guy:
    http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf3.../363845548/pc/

    Just look at those stats.

    100 x Combat Efficiency Medals.
    From colonel 95 to 96 in three hours? Really?
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  28. Post #28
    sup, it's FoxPie
    Pandamox's Avatar
    June 2008
    3,434 Posts
    I was unlucky enough to be playing against this guy:
    http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf3.../363845548/pc/

    Just look at those stats.

    100 x Combat Efficiency Medals.
    holy fuck that is absolutely pathetic
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  29. Post #29
    I LOVE ANIME AND MAGICAL GIRLS BUT DONT TELL ANYONE
    Nexosz's Avatar
    January 2008
    11,649 Posts
    so apparently saying "nig" in chat, on accident is racist. What the fuck.
    saying assault bans you for saying ass
    family friendly servers
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  30. Post #30

    April 2010
    2,739 Posts
    The lag in this game for me is ridiculous. I get 60+ fps most of the time so I know it isn't my computer and this is the only game that my internet causes lag. It makes it impossible to play either I'm lagging in game making me crash a plane into the ground or I get disconnected and half of the time the reason is "something went wrong" that message right there is infuriating
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  31. Post #31
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    August 2009
    2,720 Posts
    V5 banner, maybe?
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  32. Post #32
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    January 2007
    11,666 Posts
    I was unlucky enough to be playing against this guy:
    http://battlelog.battlefield.com/bf3.../363845548/pc/

    Just look at those stats.

    100 x Combat Efficiency Medals.
    I dont understand gamers like this... creature

    It's the same thing with career jet pilots how they are completely unstoppable, and have something totally retarded like 500 hours in a Jet. Seriously? Do they do nothing with their lives? Doesn't it get -slightly- boring to play the same game for days on end for months?

    According to his stats, he'd have to of played about 5-6 hours EVERY SINGLE DAY since release to get that many hours of playtime.

    Assuming he misses at least one or two days a week of gametime, you're looking at a full work-days worth of hours every weekday just playing Bf3
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    August 2009
    2,720 Posts


    And here's the background image, if anybody wants it
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    August 2008
    15,316 Posts
    I think that looks quite good actually. Thanks, you've been credited!
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  35. Post #35
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    September 2010
    1,941 Posts
    I think the most appropriate follow-up to the last thread title would be "Now with 200% More Teamwork on the Opposing Team".

    Or maybe "Now with 20% More Wookies"
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  36. Post #36
    Crash15's Avatar
    July 2011
    6,504 Posts
    I tried to play CoD after playing bf3 for a while. Oh my fucking god how the fuck did I manage to play CoD I just threw my controller to the ground and turned off my 360. I love bf3 more
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  37. Post #37
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    May 2006
    5,516 Posts
    I was just playing on some Wake Island and Gulf of Oman only server and I actually managed to crash my disabled jet into somebodies face. I then proceeded to jump into the building. bad idea

    He was recording at the time: http://www.twitch.tv/enzidkswe/b/307250468

    Skip to 47:55!
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  38. Post #38
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    December 2011
    1,170 Posts
    Ive recently unlocked Heat Seekers for Attack helicopters.

    This will definitely make Helicopter VS Jet much easier, though its very likely the guy your trying to fight has flares.
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  39. Post #39
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    January 2005
    1,255 Posts
    Bring back Jalalabad and Mashtuur City!

    I almost never play the default BF3 maps anymore, they're just so awful. BF2 maps were so freakin' good.

    Though if I could even get BF3 to run at the moment, playing any map would make me happy.
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  40. Post #40
    Jherkin Gherkin
    Dennab
    October 2010
    12,198 Posts
    so apparently saying "nig" in chat, on accident is racist. What the fuck.
    i would get banned from bc2 servers from saying minigun because it has nig in it
    also mi-nig-un
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