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BF3 Famas Rifle Changes Planned

Battlefield 3 lead designer Alan Kertz tweets about plans to nerf the Famas rifle from the Back to Karkand DLC for Battlefield 3: "After playing with and without fore grip on my FAMAS, not sure I could nerf it enough lol. Hmm, this one is a biiiiiiiiiit OP." The DICE weapons expert explains on reddit why he wasn't available to catch this prior to release:  "I was on vacation, I think the Back 2 Karkand team did a great job without me, and the FAMAS just demonstrates that the foregrip is OP. It's the only accessory without any downside. Given that the FAMAS is very difficult to use without the foregrip, I can't really blame the team on B2K for having an item from the base game OP one of their additions. We'll get this sorted out and in the mean time, it's still only good at mid to close range." Thanks BF3blog.

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15. Re: BF3 Famas Rifle Changes Planned Dec 28, 2011, 13:48 Dev
 
bhcompy wrote on Dec 28, 2011, 13:26:
And, technically, this is the same with all games today. It's prediction(what Quake called pushlatency). Games have had it built in since QuakeWorld. DICEs engines have never been that efficient when it comes to latency, so it does show up worse than something that has been much more optimized(like a Quake derivative engine such as Source)
And ever since valve put it into CS, I've disliked it. I've disliked prediction during dial up modem, during ISDN, during DSL, during cable, etc. Nowadays many people have faster connections, I'd rather go back the old way.
 
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