Archive for July, 2013

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So I was thinking about the lost blog writings at TGN and decided to see if Google still had them cached. Sure enough they have a few of them! So I decided to move these here. This was originally posted on June 10th, 2013. One day before the announcement of Commander Mode in BF4. Enjoy!

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Ah Yes! The great Commander of Battlefield. The one thing missing in BF3 that would have made it a TRUE Battlefield sequel and not some other exact copy of Call of Duty. Yes, Yes, never mind all the extra game modes and the vehicles and the air power, without Commander, Battlefield is just a CoD wannabe.

We all know that BF3 died quickly in the gaming community because of this one feature. Four months within release the game was a ghost town. You can’t even find servers anymore so DICE is quickly making BF4.

Now, back to reality; BF3 did not have commander. It was one of the features that the community LOUDLY wanted to help make BF3 better (making it BF2.5 for many) and giving those that have not experienced a true Battlefield game something to REALLY get into. Alas, it was not meant to be, but BF3 has still survived and doing well.

As many of you may know, I did not care if BF3 had commander or not. After my years in BF2 and 2142 I had my share of it and the way DICE set up BF3, it really wasn’t something needed. Recon and Support covered most the roles of commander with the artillery, supplies, MAVs, and TUGs. Squad leaders still had the ability to give orders, though for those that read my teamwork post and play Battlefield know how well that goes. (more…)

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The M16A3 has gone back and forth with the Battlefield Community about how the weapon is overpowered and needs to be nerfed, also known as weakened or toned down. Today there is so much argument about it that you can probably go into the Battlelog forums and find no less than three threads about it in the BF3 General section. People have complained about it so much that they will disguise their posts as other questions just to bring up the M16 argument. Chances are if the thread has to do with most weapons used, being “OP”, or “noob”, then the M16 WILL be talked about.

So is the M16 overpowered and should be nerfed? A good majority will instantly say YES. No second thoughts about it. They will say how quick it kills, how accurate it is, how any low level player can use it, and how you see it everywhere, by everyone, on the battlefield. If you think it is not and try to say something about it not being that way, they then look at your stats and if it is in the top 5 of your weapons, then you just don’t want it nerfed and you are a noob and your opinion does not count. It is #2 on my stats as of this writing, by the way.

So there you have it! The weapon is overpowered and needs a nerf. Thank you for reading.

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