New weapon, new danger. 50% Oc, because the picture is from battlefield facebook (obvious captain) and well, I think everyone was thinking this..
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50% Oc, because the picture is from battlefield facebook (obvious captain) and well, I think everyone was thinking this.

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#167 - anonymous (10/24/2012) [-]
The point being that the force behind an arrow point is far different than that behind a bullet. A bullet has relatively low mass, and while much faster, kevlar has enough give in the multi-layered weave to absorb it while only bruising you/breaking a bone or two...aka, for someone just shot by a bullet, not a big deal.
An arrow has far greater mass, though less velocity, and will actually punch through kevlar quite easily.
As a test, look up what sort of body-armor many police in the 1990's wore in England. They were buying modernized chain-mail, because a knife (much more common than a gun in England) would be stopped by it, but was barely affected by kevlar.
#166 - anonymous (10/23/2012) [-]
Crossbows shoot bolts not arrows
User avatar #153 - Rageguyftw (10/19/2012) [-]
Soldiers wear kevlar body armour that is designed to stop bullets! What the **** is a arrow going to do?
#164 to #153 - anonymous (10/21/2012) [-]
A vest is designed to stop bullets, not sharp objects like an arrowhead
User avatar #165 to #164 - Rageguyftw (10/21/2012) [-]
I just said that dip ****
#148 - damago (10/19/2012) [-]
**damago rolled a random image posted in comment #278966 at Anime & Manga ** obvs the best weapon
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#144 - ninjalazor **User deleted account** has deleted their comment [-]
User avatar #149 to #144 - greycircus (10/19/2012) [-]
I could care less about Battlefield being realistic. It's all about fun imo. Players would go play ARMA games if they want their play style to be realistic as possible. I think adding a Crossbow in this game wouldn't hurt it a little bit. unless it's too OP and everybody will eventually whine about it for weeks. -- oh you know what? **** the crossbow. I want to play Battlefield in a post-earthquake map. That's this DLC's main point.
User avatar #146 to #144 - floopdawhoop (10/19/2012) [-]
To be fair, China is outfitting some of its police force with crossbows. They're using the logic that an arrow won't set off any bombs in a terrorist-related thing or something...
#138 - furiousmarshmellow (10/19/2012) [-]
I want Premium now, god 						*******					 dammit.
I want Premium now, god ******* dammit.
User avatar #121 - danielph (10/19/2012) [-]
Sorry to tell you DICE but we don't use crossbows in war anymore we got a little thing called silencers now that screws onto the gun.
#139 to #121 - remsaman (10/19/2012) [-]
Looking for this?
User avatar #135 to #121 - xedeid (10/19/2012) [-]
No such thing. Supressors do exist however but on a much smaller scale than video-games would have you beleive.
#113 - anonymous (10/19/2012) [-]
Wauw... this is the worst kind of reference humor I've probably ever seen... I mean... This is terrible...
User avatar #111 - illegalartist (10/19/2012) [-]
today i heard "i used to be a soldier until i took an axe to the chest". im surprised that one isnt more popular
User avatar #137 to #111 - xedeid (10/19/2012) [-]
It was for like 2 days lol.
User avatar #108 - mcshmeggy (10/19/2012) [-]
wow. what a terrible ******* game.
User avatar #140 to #108 - xedeid (10/19/2012) [-]
Not really, but I do agree crossbow is a stupid idea.
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#97 - ragged (10/19/2012) [-]
It's 						****					 like this that keeps me on BFBC2 and 1942.
It's **** like this that keeps me on BFBC2 and 1942.
User avatar #141 to #97 - remsaman (10/19/2012) [-]
i prefer BC2 because i dont like having to take a vehicle to find anyone.
User avatar #118 to #97 - whycanticaps (10/19/2012) [-]
the servers are still up for BC2? My friend and I would dominate rush in that game, we would always jack the enemy choppers and fly around with it
#154 to #118 - anonymous (10/19/2012) [-]
still alot of servers running on pc, i think hardly anyone plays it on console though. :/
User avatar #89 - sagedivinity (10/19/2012) [-]
How much is B3 now? I want it.
User avatar #102 to #89 - DeathclawRulez (10/19/2012) [-]
i got mine for 30 dollars ._.
User avatar #95 to #89 - knowitallfourtytwo (10/19/2012) [-]
The premium edition, which comes with the game AND premium is like $60, so that's a bargain. If you want a better game though, I would recommend Battlefield: Bad Company 2.
User avatar #92 to #89 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
Uh... Like $40-50 I think, and another like $45 for premium, which is worth it as you'll save money with premium if you want all the DLC's.
User avatar #94 to #92 - sagedivinity (10/19/2012) [-]
Thanks man.
User avatar #99 to #94 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
No problem mate, doin' what I can to help. By the way, don't b an M16A3 fag, I've used the **** out of that weapon and I still think it's OP, go for the AN-94, once you get the hang of it, you'll be kicking M16A3 asses left and right (assuming you'll play as an assault a lot).
User avatar #101 to #99 - sagedivinity (10/19/2012) [-]
I'm a 3 round burst and single shot man, thanks for the tip.
User avatar #107 to #101 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
AN-94 is two round burst, but if you have a fast enough trigger finger it may as well be full auto x2 cause you can ramp it up to 1200 rounds per minute if you're a severely twitchy hair-pin trigger ************ .
User avatar #112 to #107 - sagedivinity (10/19/2012) [-]
Haha, sound like a decent tool of war
User avatar #114 to #112 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
Indeed it is, I've only been using it for about a week or so now and boy howdy do I love the sumbitch. I've almost got my 6th service star for it, I already have 13 for the M16A3 which is why I stopped using it.
User avatar #117 to #114 - sagedivinity (10/19/2012) [-]
What platform do you play on
#120 to #117 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
XBOX 360 you?
User avatar #123 to #120 - sagedivinity (10/19/2012) [-]
Trying to decide between ps3 and 360, I don't have gold anymore
User avatar #125 to #123 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
Ah I see, I honestly prefer the 360, but to each their own ya know? So long as you ain't a PC Elitist things are generally kosher.
User avatar #127 to #125 - sagedivinity (10/19/2012) [-]
Yea I know how it is.
User avatar #129 to #127 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
I will say this though, I want a good PC just for DayZ.
User avatar #130 to #129 - sagedivinity (10/19/2012) [-]
I want one for skyrim mods
User avatar #131 to #130 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
Pony mod, nuff said haha
User avatar #83 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
Directly from Battlelog- "New Scavenger game mode, an objective based Conquest mode where lost soldiers armed only with a pistol must search the environment to find more powerful weapons and increasing their chance for survival" I'm so giddy, it'll be ******* epic!
#82 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
Are people really complaining Battlefield is no longer realistic? Yes, because a game where you can revive people with a defibrillator that got SHOT, run over, and BLOWN UP and a game that does as much research for their gun as going on Wikipedia had me really convinced on the realism.

Also, those trying to defend it by saying that some soldiers still use crossbows, stop acting like it isn't in there because it's super ******* cool. Also, just mention that most police and military forces of all ranks and departments use crossbows in China (I had the pleasure of seeing a police officer armed with one there), it's always a winner.

My only complaint is that they're not implementing more bad ass things as well, I'd love to use a sawn-off coach gun, lupara, or a shovel to use instead of the stupid "Premium" knife they give me. If this game wanted to be realistic, it would have stopped halfway through making the game. It's for Hollywood effect, so let's give it more of that jazz.
User avatar #147 to #82 - shitshitshit (10/19/2012) [-]
wa..what is that magnificent stallion of a weapon he is holding
User avatar #152 to #147 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
The Colt Defender Mk. II. An eight-barreled, shorty, 20-gauge break-action shotgun. It was meant to operate as a "insurgency weapon," something powerful, small, and simple to maintain and operate. It was made for use of special forces, but ended up being given to South Vietnamese soldiers and rebels to fight against the damned COMMIES. They discontinued the operation because of the price of manufacturing.
#86 to #82 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
Don't forget a knife through the throat!

Far as your other stuff goes, I feel the same way, the ACB-90 looks like some weird ass box cutter, not a combat knife. Hell, give me a ******* hatchet, or better yet an E-Toll to bash some guys head in. Another thing I think would be awesome is if they implemented a 'gore effect' where if you shoot somebody in the head with a bloody .308 Lapua round, that ******* dome is gonna be in pieces.
#98 to #86 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
Hell yeah, they tried to mix realism with action but all that happens is action separated by insurmountable ******** . I also think before they go adding guns that make no logical sense or weapons that never passed prototypes, they should add the more classic guns.

AKM or an AKMS (or the AK-103),
FN FAL, literally any ******* variant will do.
HK21.
PKM. You're telling me they'll put the M16A3 and A4 in the same game but not the PKM and PKP Pecheneg?
And way more revolvers and carbines!
#104 to #98 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
Well they do have the Pecheneg, and Carbines are limited to the Engineer class, but I get what you mean. I ******* hate the MP412 REX but I love the .44 Magnum, although I think it'd be funny if they implemented something like a .44 Contender breach loading sidearm. Another one I'd like to see is the Winchester 45-70 lever action. Because **** , what US and Russian force still uses the L96? They should scrap that P.O.S. and replace it with the Remington Model 700 like they had in CoD4, which is still in use by Marine Snipers today.
#115 to #104 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
Precisely. The Remington 700 would be fun as hell to shoot in that game. They also have a few very local guns that aren't used outside of one or two particular nations. So they should start implementing weapons from other countries.

Brazil has the ParaFal, MD-97LC, MD-97L
Israel has the Galils
South Africa has the R4 and R5 and a few space-age type guns.

One more thing that'd make the game fun as hell is anti-materiel rifles and more powerful grenade launchers for the Sniper class and Medic class, respectively. The engineers and support get these powerful countermeasures against vehicles, basically leveling the playing between the two parties. But the Medic and the Scout for the most part have to cower away while heavy vehicles or aerial vehicles move around, they too should have some bite.
#119 to #115 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
Indeed, I'd very much like to see a .50 on the field, but I think it should be a stationary weapon if you get what I mean. No running around Rambo style like they do in CoD, because honestly, there ain't no way in hell somebody is gonna jump in the air, spin around and shoot somebody from the hip with a god damn .50, hence why it should be stationary, or at least in the realm of 'gadgets' that the Recon Class has. You can lug the ****** up a mountain and set it up, no running around with it in your hands though. If they did allow you to carry it, well you're gonna be running pretty ******* slow brother.
#122 to #119 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
Yeah, or they can just make it injure you if you try to fire it from the hip or standing up. But if that's the case, and it'll be used sparingly, they should include larger rounds.    
   
12.7mm and 14.5mm. I want something that makes an ass-sized orifice on the side of a tank.
Yeah, or they can just make it injure you if you try to fire it from the hip or standing up. But if that's the case, and it'll be used sparingly, they should include larger rounds.

12.7mm and 14.5mm. I want something that makes an ass-sized orifice on the side of a tank.
User avatar #124 to #122 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
Yeah exactly, this **** where if you pop somebody in the chest from 300 yards with a .308 and they don't drop like a rock, is ******** .
User avatar #126 to #124 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
And then they give you this ******** about speed and the bullet dropping and what not. Horse manure. It isn't some small rifle caliber or pistol cartridge, it's a damn large rifle round that should drop them, damn it.
User avatar #128 to #126 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
See, bullet velocity and bullet drop I can understand, but c'mon, I know for a fact that a lot of the rifles they have in that game can work well over 750metres, not only that but 12x scopes? I call bull **** , there isn't a legitimate sniper in the world that uses something so miniscule, hell hunters use 40x, wtf DICE?
#132 to #128 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
I guess to get a little you have to give. At least we complain about small details instead of entire larger mechanics of the game, which would illustrate how crappy the game is. Alas, I must go. Nice talking to you, friend.
User avatar #133 to #132 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
Quite true my friend, at least the fix the important **** first. Nonetheless, have a good'n mate, hope to see you on the Battlefield.
#85 to #82 - jbchockey (10/19/2012) [-]
dude can I have that gun I agree with you there on your opinion but I want to know what in the **** that gun is
#93 to #85 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
It's the Cold Defender Mk. II I think. It never went into full production because it's an over/under shotgun with eight ******* barrels. It was super easy to use but it was complicated as hell to make. It was supposed to be given to South Vietnamese soldiers as a guerrilla warfare weapon.
#96 to #93 - jbchockey (10/19/2012) [-]
That 						****					 was made for the South Vietnamese my reaction
That **** was made for the South Vietnamese my reaction
#100 to #96 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
They would've actually made some for the US (including law enforcement) if congress didn't see it as unholy hell that way too complicated and expensive to make. Please remember these are the same guys that looked at the space-age and expensive as **** M16 Rifle and loved it:
"This is a good investment."

When I went through Nepal I actually saw one hanging on the wall of a bar. A few hundred of them are dispersed across Southeast Asia. Go looking!
#143 to #100 - youxbarstard (10/19/2012) [-]
How the hell do you load that beast? o.0
User avatar #151 to #143 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
Break-Action, you unlock a lever which lets you pull the barrels down and load a few shells into each respective barrel, it's actually like loading any other break-action shotgun, except eight times.
#157 to #151 - youxbarstard (10/19/2012) [-]
Now that I look at it again it makes sense.
#103 to #100 - jbchockey (10/19/2012) [-]
Well the M16 didnt end up so bad after much improving
#109 to #103 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
Exactly my point. Imagine the kinds of improvements if they had stuck with it. It'd have been amazing. I love the Colt line of M16-variants and descendants and I know if they had put their money to it - everyone would own a Defender because holy **** it's amazing.
#110 to #109 - jbchockey (10/19/2012) [-]
It probably would have been illegal for civilians to own one or it would have been very restricting
#116 to #110 - thegreatmateusbear (10/19/2012) [-]
I'd be the most law-abiding guy on Earth if it meant shooting a Colt Defender.
#81 - grimmwaters (10/19/2012) [-]
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#79 - castielwinchester (10/19/2012) [-]
Okay, Excuse me for saying, mostly going to get red thumbs,   
   
I've been playing BF3 for 3 days now, and all i hear over the Mics is people talking about Dinosaur mode   
   
Is this a joke or are DICE and EA actually considering a dinosaur survival mode?   
   
Because that 						****					 would be 						*******					 awesome
Okay, Excuse me for saying, mostly going to get red thumbs,

I've been playing BF3 for 3 days now, and all i hear over the Mics is people talking about Dinosaur mode

Is this a joke or are DICE and EA actually considering a dinosaur survival mode?

Because that **** would be ******* awesome
User avatar #90 to #79 - sonicg (10/19/2012) [-]
I ain't heard **** over chatter about Dinosaurs. Honestly, I think DICE is just ******* with us.
User avatar #77 - fuckya (10/19/2012) [-]
I'm looking forward to it, but I'm weary of it. If it comes as a secondary weapon, fantastic! But I can see it coming in as equipment for your class instead, and I'm okay with that.

I do think that they are buying into the whole "crossbow/longbow" thing now days, but I want to see what magic they can do.
#87 to #74 - jbchockey (10/19/2012) [-]
gif version for you
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