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Thursday, February 8th 2018, 1:04am

5. Final answer for the problem I?ll never stop complaining about ? The Renault FT should be re-classified as an armored vehicle instead of taking up a much more valuable tank spot. I?ve still never seen the first reason why a half-decent team evenly matched would choose this over one of the real tanks. The FT is literally the most selfish vehicle you can deploy aside from the Mobile Artillery, and it?s a thousand times less useful?


Having recently got my 100th service star with it, I can assure you it's viable on Operations at least (I'm not sure how it plays out on Conquest though). Not only is it viable, but all 3 variants are. The Close Support for when you're attacking, the Howitzer for defending and the Flanker for either. The only other tank I find to be viable is the Standoff SC.



7. For players like me who love the Big Ammo 100+ round LMGs, is there any point in using anything other than the M1917 MG Telescopic?


I also love the high-capacities LMGs, but the only LMG that can keep up with the SLRs after the update is the Chauchat Low Weight. You can tap-fire it at min spread at 290+ RPM.


The FT isn't very good in Conq because of the combination of long sight lines and constantly changing flanks. It's simply too squishy for the revolving turret to make up for the firepower, armor, and spotting capabilities of the SC-SO, which is the current Meta tank. FT just really can't survive getting shot at and in conq you will get shot at from all over the place.

IMO the only valuable FT is the howitzer variant, which at least has smoke and quick repair so you have a chance. It's amazing 1v1 versus other tanks as long as you don't get caught in the open. So just lacks the flexibility of the other tanks that can duke it out much more freely.

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Monday, February 12th 2018, 2:34pm

So that's my problem then, since conquest is the only place I've ever tried to use it...

In other news, I finally unlocked the C-class airship codex so now I never ever EVER have to set foot in it again... Goddamn thing is a death trap -- Might as well have a neon sign that says "Hey Pilots! Come collect your instant easy 4x kill!" Now that I'm on the other side I look forward to padding my airplane totals for a change...

With nothing else to really accomplish in the infantry side it's going to be tanks, planes and horses from now until the new DLC weapon assignments drop, which knowing my luck will probably be Wednesday


And who's grand idea was it to make AA turrets ultra-slow?

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Tuesday, February 13th 2018, 11:05pm

Support is the least popular class??

https://twitter.com/Battlefield/status/963532683706908672

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Thursday, February 15th 2018, 12:01am

Support is the least popular class??

https://twitter.com/Battlefield/status/963532683706908672


I wonder how they get 25 million players when the concurrent player count has never exceeded 1 million, and the average player count has been more like 200K

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Wednesday, February 21st 2018, 3:23pm

Support is the least popular class??

https://twitter.com/Battlefield/status/963532683706908672


I wonder how they get 25 million players when the concurrent player count has never exceeded 1 million, and the average player count has been more like 200K


I want to know who's getting all these Kolibri kills... Folks are some boostin' motherfuckers!

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Wednesday, February 21st 2018, 7:47pm

Support is the least popular class??

https://twitter.com/Battlefield/status/963532683706908672


I wonder how they get 25 million players when the concurrent player count has never exceeded 1 million, and the average player count has been more like 200K


I want to know who's getting all these Kolibri kills... Folks are some boostin' motherfuckers!


Planting explosives and then shooting them with the kolibri, mostly.

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Wednesday, February 21st 2018, 11:53pm

Endgame Update/What I've learned:

1. Damn, we hardly got warmed up on Zeebrugge and Helgioland Blight and the new content drops already?? What's the rush? I mean hell, I only started really playing last June and it's all over already?? Nevermind the fact that 85% of my total playing time has strictly been in the service of weapon and perk unlocks so I've barely had the chance to even get loose and come into my own as a player... At least I got in on the ground floor for SW Battlefront 2 (unlike Battlefront 1 which was already nearly dead when I got it) so when DICE yanks the rug out from under I'll have gotten my money's worth out of it, mark my words...

2. I'd said coming in that BF1 was probably going to be my last Battlefield, and I'm sticking to that unless BF 2018 turns out to be the greatest thing ever... Please Jesus God don't let it be another cliche-as-hell WWII derivative...

2A. No matter which direction they go in, there's no reason other than penny-pinching to not bring back the fully integrated BF3/BF4 Battlelog features like post-match reports and copying other player loadouts...

3. I see there's a bunch of new, laughably outrageous challenges that many players (myself included) won't finish in their natural lives, but this time I'm 100% cool with it, since these assignments are only for cosmetic unlocks and I don't even really care about the dogtags (I realize they had to be period-accurate, but the smaller round dogtags were a huge step back in creativity). The new guns of course are behind old-school simplified assignments which will take a night or two at the most to finish, as God intended... See? Was that so hard, DICE?

4. Someone at DICE must be reading my posts because I see my "Destroy a Behemoth with the Kolibri" suggestion has been implemented... Good luck to anybody chasing that one!

5. Look, I've bent over backwards defending DICE over the years, even when they didn't deserve it. I get the massive amounts of labor, stress and mental anguish that goes into creating a good, balanced, fun game from the bottom up; and what it must feel like to put your soul into something only to have so no-lifer geeks snipe you on twitter or tell you to your face that you don't know how to code, etc... Hell, I will fight to the death to defend the honor of SW Battlefront 2, which is sublime... **BUT HAVING SAID THAT,** the Apocalypse rollout for me last night was the single worst rushed, half-assed glitchy rollout I've ever seen those guys pull -- Frames skipping, lag out the yin-yang, nonexistent hit detection, etc. (Disclaimer: I wasn't around for Battlefield 4's early days, which I'm told were even worse). It was so bad that I was not able to kill an enemy 15m away with the HMG from the armored car... While aiming from the neck upwards... To a standing enemy who was totally unaware of my presence (he thought the car was abandoned) I had to ragequit after that, hopefully tonight goes a bit better? :S

EDIT: Tried playing again last night, and it was even worse... The game is pretty much unplayable at the moment. It has to be said this is pretty negligent on DICE's part..

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