=WiW= wakeislandwarriors.eu

The True Battlefield Community

Go to WiW on Battlelog
Connect to WiW TS3

It is currently May 28th, '22, 15:16

All times are UTC + 1 hour [ DST ]

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Why no sniper limit on BF3 like on BFBC2
Unread postPosted: Jul 3rd, '12, 19:49 
=WiW= General of the Army
=WiW= General of the Army
User avatar

Joined: Aug 30th, '11, 01:00
Posts: 2384
We get a lot of questions in game why we do not limit snipers on our Karkand Inf/only server.

The answer to that is quite simple:

IF we would want that, it wouldn't even be possible:

On BFBC2 the server would send a trigger to the admin-tools saying " playerX spawned with a sniper kit", making it possible for an admin-tool to count the number of snipers alive and kill the one that is to many. In BF3 this, obviously nescessary, message is not send to the admin-tool.

I am aware that some servers have a crippled form of a sniper limit using ProconRulz-plugin. This one has a big downside though: It will only list snipers when they kill with a rifle. So with a limit of 2 snipers set in the admin-tool, there could still be 10 sniper running around.. The first 2 allowed to kill with their sniper rifles, the other 6 beeing killed when they would use the rifle.

To me this seems grosly unfair. The player has no way of knowing if he is allowed to use his kit and snipers arent that annoying to be dealt with in such a way. First of all: the sniperkit is part of the game. Second: Karkand provides excellent way's to get past sniper's line of fire. Third: Sniperrifles have a huge alarming flare mounted on top of them, with a bit of attention you will find sniper's location and deal with him.

Also, at the moment the use of this way to limit sniper has been proven buggy to say the least.

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC + 1 hour [ DST ]

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by Represa Hosting.
© =WiW= 2006-2018
Thanks to Levi / Sy.