Any questions for those who are playing BF1 Alpha
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12th Jul 2016



 There are a ton of videos out there now giving info on the alpha, but I thought I’d start a thread for any observations or questions.

A few of us are currently playing the alpha and our experiences are probably varied.
Also, don’t forget it’s just an alpha, anything can change.
Game is only normal mode too.
 
I personally have almost solely played Scout and in Airplanes.
I haven’t even touched Medic or Support yet, and was in a tank for about five minutes.
 
Scout:
You can unlock weapons in the alpha using War Bonds that you get when you level.
At the moment you start with your choice of 3 rifles with 2 variants each, choice of two pistols, flare gun, gadget? It’s a K round at the moment, choice of grenade, and choice of melee weapon.
 
Not going through each weapon you can choose. However, MA variant rifle seems to be bigger scope and causes scope glint, while SH is smaller and has no glint. Glint only works on clear days, not sure if direction of sun matters yet.
You get either 1911 or a German pistol (I’ll update its model later). I’ve used only 1911, great gun as always.
Flare gun works like a short term tugs. You fire it and it reveals any enemies, vehicles, or mines etc. Then it fades out. It also causes damage to enemies, so you can fire it into a hallway and tell if someone is coming when you get damage indicator. (people scream when on fire, very funny)
You get the K round right now too. The K round is anti-material/armor. It is very good against light armored vehicles and planes. It will do decent damage against light tanks and disable their tracks if you shoot the track. Against heavy tanks… meh. The good thing it does is it won’t allow tanks to self-repair, so spacing them out keeps a damage tank from repairing.
Grenades were regular nade, impact, mini nades, light tank grenade, smoke, incendiary, and gas. Impact and mini nades do less damage than regular nade. Light tank grenade is very handy with vehicles.  Incendiary sets people on fire and slightly damages vehicles, it’s funny.  Gas will kill over time.
Melee is either Hatchet or Shovel at the moment. From what I gather the shovel will have another purpose in the full game, but Idk.
You also have a bayonet attached to your primary gun (all non-vehicle classes do).
 
Sniping is a blast in this game. You can’t just sit a mile away and do well. It benefits even snipers to play objectives. Most of you know that the guns have ranged damage sweet spots, if you want more info check some YouTube vids. Even in normal mode you can one shot anywhere as a sniper if you’re in that range. Headshots give a visual and audio response now, you see helmet fly and hear a pachink.
 
Sniping I spend most of my time moving to objectives and setting up somewhere there for a bit, then moving to next. Still a little stationary but nowhere near what most snipers do in bf4.
 
Any other questions about sniping, I’ll try to answer.
 
 
 
Planes:
When you select a vehicle at spawn you take that class, so when you bail out you have different load out and look.
There are three different planes: fighter, attack, and bomber.
Fighter is small and fast. It’s a lot faster than the other planes and is a small target. It has two forward facing machine guns and is a one-seater. It is very effective against other airplanes. It’s not that great against ground units.
The bomber is big and slow. It’s an easy target for fighters and even attack planes. It is a three seater: pilot, rear gunner, and front gunner. The rear gunner is an lmg and pretty good against other air craft if you can hit them. The front gunner is more like a .50 mg it does really good damage against air and ground units.  The bomber carries two types of bombs. The first drops in sets of 2 and hits hard against everything, really good for taking out all tanks. The second bomb drops in sets of 5 I believe, these can damage light tanks and lightly armored vehicles but to me it seems they do nothing much if at all against heavy or medium tanks. They are great against infantry though, it seems like they aren’t much more than large grenades.
The Attack plane is a compromise of both. It is a two seat aircraft: pilot and rear gunner. The rear gunner, like the bomber, is an lmg of some sort and good against other aircraft. The pilot has a set of 5 bombs that seem to be identical to the bomber’s second set of bombs (good against infantry and light vehicles). The machine gun for the attack plane, however, isn’t like the fighter’s. It seems more like a cannon than a mg (not sure what it is). It is great against infantry. So like you’d expect the attack plane is sort of like an old a-10. I prefer this plane so far.
 
Flying is much easier than BF3-4 due to how slow the aircraft move, however, if you mess up close to the ground the planes are far less forgiving.
Any rounds can damage your wings/tail/engine. Sniper’s K rounds do very good damage on the engines, if they can hit them. If your wings or tail are damage the plane will fly differently, sometimes nearly making you crash. Engines can catch fire if it and start to slow you down.
While flying, you can self-repair by holding the X button. If you get hit by anything it cancels the repair. While repairing, you have no control of the plane, so be aware. If you are in the attack or bomber and repair isn’t working like it should, switch seats then switch back.
 
If I think of anything else I’ll add it. Any questions, I’ll answer.
 
Hopefully, others who are playing will post things from their experiences.
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12th Jul 2016

Very informative, thanks for the info! Missed out on the Alpha, so I'm looking forward to the Beta. Sounds like it should be good times.
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Something I didn't mention...
I'm running i7 930, 650ti boost sc
Runs great looks great



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My Asus Rog laptop has a gtx 670m with the 3rd gen i7 - Ran the game pretty smooth on high and ultra mix settings.

My home machine runs sli gtx 780 tis and an i7 6800k - Ran the game on ultra and was able to get 144fps consistently.

Myself, I ran with Support and Assault most of the time. The couple times I did fly in a plane, I was only a passenger, and that was the other night with you Watja and Kiwi.

Assault
-The assault class is a load of fun after you unlock the shotgun. Pisses many people off, but running around a corner and hitting them head on is almost a 1 shot kill every single time.
-The rocket launcher they have is pretty good, but I have noticed it is somewhat buggy at times. To fire, the tripod has to be activated. This is done by running up to a chest high wall/object or going prone. The fun part, if there is any debris the size of a dime just left or right of the cannon, there is a chance the rocket will blow up in your face. It's quite annoying, especially when you have 1 or 2 last shots to kill a tank.
-I've ran around with the other machine guns, but I had more fun with the up close and personal technique with the shotty.
-The anti-tank grenade, also a great way to destroy parts of buildings and killing people inside houses. Just a throwable noob tube. I usually run with my other grenade that's launched with "G" as a small anti-tank grenade. If you're able to sneak up on most vehicles, get a rocket into them, press 3, throw the 2 anti-tank grenades, and then hit "G" to throw the last grenade, you'll kill most vehicles. Still takes time to get close enough to do that though.

Support
-The guns seem to all have specific uses. The Lewis gun is very accurate and great at suppressing, but the damage isn't optimal, so in most 1v1 fights, you're on the losing side.
-The M1909 Benet-Mercie is just cosmetically appealing because of the horizontal magazine that you can see move when the gun's firing. Not having this gun ADS'ed causes horrible recoil from what I've seen, but when ADS'ed, almost no recoil. Good for medium range contacts and has medium damage output.
-The Madsen is the best LMG so far for hip firing. It's very accurate in close to somewhat medium quarters, but because of this, you might not be able to lay down any kind of suppressive fire. Also, even though it looks nice, I hate the gravity fed magazine because it blocks part of your view from the left side. Really, all the LMGs in alpha are great, I just can't wait to see more.
-The trip wire, this is your classic douche move claymore. instead of 3 lines coming out of it, only 1. Still is a one shot kill. Annoying as fuck...
-Your ammo box...THIS BUGS THE FUCK OUT OF ME! I love in BF4 where when you give an ammo crate, you see it flying from your person and landing on the ground. This does not happen in BF1. It's magically placed on the ground, and at areas that have debris or to steep of hills, it won't allow for it to be placed. You'll see it drop and placed, but then disappears. I think it's just a bug, but I really want the rag doll crate like in BF4.

Overall, I love the alpha. I'm quite surprised I haven't grown tired of it. I've played it while Aimee was in the hospital, waiting for the doctor to say what was next before the baby came lol.

Now for things I've actually experienced - I don't snipe, but one thing I always thought was overly done in BF4 was the glint from the scope. Most recon cannot hide from anyone because even in Darude Sandstorm, you can see this magical glint breaking through the storm. In BF1, the glint is a lot smaller and not as bright. It only comes out during the daytime too! When it's raining or foggy, nothing. Snipers are safe, but it is harder to see supposedly as well.

The Zeppelin, if it's the enemy team, know that most turrets or vehicle's guns will damage it. I've taken out the engines and pits with using the regular turret, not the AA or cannon. It takes longer, but does work.

When killing vehicles, attack what would be the engine area first. If done right, the engine is disabled which allows you to run around it to get the final blows. The tanks are more vicious in my opinion in this game.

When taking a point, if it's ever contested, right above where the point's letter is changing, there is a small bar above it. It will have a red and blue bar and whichever one has more, gets the bleed. It pretty much tells you how many people are on the point with you hiding somewhere without actually giving you the number.

If I can remember more, I'll post more. I'm just coming down from getting my teeth ripped out, and being with Aimee at the hospital.
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great news all round, maybe except for your teeth!
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