Battlefield 3 announced

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  1. kyleb

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    There's no suppression ribbons in that because he killed pretty much everyone he shot at, and you don't get suppression kill assist bonuses when you get the kill. He did get a couple suppression kill assist bonuses though, one at 1:12 and the other at 1:25.
     
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    That's the point. Without the suppression specialization you didn't get suppression ribbons/medals, blurry screen, random deviation, etc. Unlike some who thought you did (before the patch).

    Now if you are that hard pressed for suppression you select it as part of your loadout. That's what the specializations are for. :grin:
     
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    I am whining constantly because i get suppressed by single bullet fired from silenced pistol. This is a bit ridiculous IMO. I am fine with current suppresive power of LMGs. Also duration time for lack of accuracy when suppressed should be reduced.
     
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    The guy got two suppression kill assist bonuses in that video. He would have got a ribbon for getting seven in a round, and a suppression metal at 50 ribbons, whether he ever used the suppression specialization or otherwise. All the suppression specializations ever did is increase the how much screen bluing and accuracy loss the suppressed players recive, +25% with the individual perk and *50%, and I'm pretty sure that hasn't changed since the patch. What the patch most certainly did change is the base values for how much suppression effect players receive, increasing both to the point of absurdity.
     
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    It's moot. There was no suppression ribbons or medals, prolong blurring, etc given. As it's suppose to be when suppression specialization is not used (which is what the video shows). As you pointed out it was working find before the patch. If you want to get the full effect of suppression you use the suppression specialization.

    Could have, would have or should have is not the point though. You get them if you select the specialization for it. But the point is, and I agree, that it is way to high for default value. The duration is to long, it should take more bullets to cause it and you shouldn't have random deviation. The blur effect alone can do that. :grin: Basically, it needs to be nerfed then only enabled once you select the suppression specialization.
     
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    Why? Why should suppression be the only gameplay element where you have to take a spec to use it?
     
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    Why do we need to select which specialization we want to use for more ammo/frags, sprinting, flak, explosives and cover? A quick glance at the specializations would show you that suppression is part of that list. And in order to get that specialization you have to choose which one you want. :smile:
     
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    All the other specs augment an already unlocked ability. In your world, suppression is the only ability that needs to be unlocked by a spec. Why?
     
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    No, it's apparently too complected for you to wrap your head around, but its quite the opposite of moot regardless.

    The key word there is more: the ammo specialization gives you more ammo, the frag specialization gives you more frags, the sprinting specialization gives you more sprint speed, the flak specialization gives you more protection from explosions, the explosives specialization gives you more explosives, the cover specialization gives you more resistance to suppression, and the suppression specialization gives more suppression effect to the people you shoot near. This is the way the game has always been, the patch didn't change any of that.
     
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    That's irrelevant to my response to you. Suppression is specialization therefore, it should be used to it's fullest when it's selected. We've gone full circle about this already. If you are not sure about my response just read my other posts. No need to regurgitate the same thing over and over again.


    It's apparent that you can't wrap your head around your previous comment.
    :grin:
    So again, it's moot. The gist was the ribbons and medals along with the blurring and random deviation. Which wasn't there in the video.




    More is not relevant in this context. This is because suppression specialization isn't needed to suppress others and get ribbons/medals. The idea is that there should be some distinction between when you use the suppression specialization and when you don't. But this is also becoming redundant conversation as this was discussed already. But overall (since it's hard for you to grasp) when you don't have the suppression specialization you get little to no use of it. Just like it was before the patch. If you want to get those ribbons/medal as well as fully suppress players, etc then you select it as part of you loadout. Something mentioned already. :yep2:

    I understand we aren't going to agree here. However, I think it's time you see the same.
     
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    ECH, the ribbons and medals were possible to get without the perk. The suppression ribbons were difficult compared to most others, but they were completely possible. The suppression perk was never ever a requirement to get those ribbons, though of course it helped.

    Can we really agree to disagree on something that is plain fact? It's not a subjective viewpoint on something, it's just what it is. As far as I'm aware there is no alternate universe where what you are saying is true.

    The perks are still making a difference to the suppression effect. It's just that the base value is higher now. It is the easiest concept in the world to get your head around.

    Damn you Davros.
     
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    What have I done !!!
     
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    What haven't you done?

    I'm sorry ECH. You're right, I think we should just agree to disagree. I've been feeling terribly argumentative of late and it's such a pointless thing to be getting worked up about.

    /takes chill pill
     
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    I havnt ever played battlefield 3 ;)
     
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    You say that now, but I bet you'll be just as angry at the next M26 DART-weilding wall-hacking "n00b" when you next play BF3 :p
     
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    It's really good. But I don't know if it's worth it if you won't touch the multiplayer. Plus the Origin baggage. I doubt you want that on your machine.
     
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    No, I'm well aware of that, but also aware of the fact that one never needed to use a suppression specialization to get the ribbons and metals, and the fact that suppressed players always got screen bluing and accuracy reduction regardless of whether the player suppressing them was using use a suppression specialization or otherwise. It seems those facts are still alluding you though.

    Screen bluing can be seen right after the first 20 seconds of that video. as soon as he first gets suppressed. but what is or isn't shown in that one particular video is the moot factor here. Every person he shot bullets by got some blurring and accuracy loss, but of course that can't be seen in video from the perspective of the guy shooting, and every suppressed player killed by someone else earns a bonus, every seven bonuses earns a ribbon, and ever 50 ribbons earns a metal.

    It never was.

    There is and always was.

    As long as you keep spouting misconceptions, I'm going to keep refuting them. If you're don't want me refuting your misconceptions, keep them to yourself.
     
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    kyleb, he just won't accept facts and insists that this somehow is a matter of opinion. Just give it up and let him live in fantasy land.
     
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    No problem there we can only agree to disagree.
    I find it funny that you go out of your way to create this needless argument. You haven't added anything new and exhausted this discussion. Although we won't agree it's clear that the suppression specialization should be distinguishable when selected or not and 'nerfed' by your replies. BTW, there was a 2nd video I posted clearly showing suppression and its effects before the patch, lol. The duration and effect was miniscule before the patch. Which is what I implied earlier. :smile: As for the 1st video 20seconds...not noticeable and that's the point. If it's not noticeable it's not there.

    Edit:
    Here's something else I found suggesting that suppression needs to be re-addressed:


     
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