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Battlefield Designer Leaves DICE

David Goldfarb has left developer DICE, where he served as lead designer on Battlefield Bad Company 2 and lead single-player designer for Battlefield 3. "It was time to move on for me," Goldfarb told Kotaku. "Fans have nothing to worry about." EA has not yet responded to the site's request for comment.

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20. Re: Battlefield Designer Leaves DICE Jul 14, 2012, 11:15 Ventura
 
DarkCntry wrote on Jul 14, 2012, 03:55:
How can you say that bots on multiplayer maps creates a single-player experience? Last I saw, single-player games generally have, well, purpose other than to create an offline version of the online component....

Single player is just something you can play by yourself. You get that, right? Whether or not it's just a simulation of a game's multiplayer mode doesn't mean a damned thing.

You could probably count the number of people on the planet who played the BF3 campaign through completely from start to finish twice over on the one hand. They really fucking dropped the ball, but I'll bet this guy who left didn't make that call. It'd have come from higher up in a desperate attempt to compete with CoD.

The Battlefield franchise used to have so much character at the lans being able to fire up bot matches. They were stupid, sure, but trying desperately to hold a spawn point from dozens of bots approaching your position was a rush.

Such a pity.
 
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