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About oTec

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    If you are new, do take a look at my SQBG (Squad Beginner Guide) on steam.

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  1. Unless i get rattled in the original burst, an enemy machinegunner is easily dealt with. Too loud, too obvious. Alot harder to find a rifleman firing at you.
  2. Ticket count

    You'd be amazed how much medic revives matter. I've won games as close as 2 tickets to none. Teamwide revives often range from 30-90 revives, most of the time around the 50 mark. That's 50 tickets saved by the medics alone. Since the bleed of flags has been lowered, medic revives and vehicle deaths have grown to the major factors determining the outcome of a game. So i say, leave it at 1. Else you'll have a few people able to quickly ruin a game.
  3. Ryzen 5 2600 for Squad ?

    For gaming, the general rule is Intel > AMD. Intel often has better single core preformance than AMD, wich leads to higher fps in games. However, your ryzen 5 2600 is pretty much on par or even slightly better than my i7 4790. (Recommended cpu is i7 4790k) Your gpu will also do well, it's on par with the recommended gtx970/r9 290. If you want to compare yourself, i can suggest the site userbenchmark.com. You can compare cpu's, gpu's etc. Do take the percentages of effective speed with a grain of salt. For gpu's , you're better off checking the example fps of games lower in the list.
  4. Is that mortar fire?

    "Let me back inside!" *cries*
  5. Played some hours yesterday, 3 games as squad lead. Had some new players in my squad whom stated it as soon as they entered the squad so me and my mates learned them up a bit. Just kept reinviting the same new guys into my squad after i got my clan mates in. They learned and acted as best as they could. But for the 2 "good attitude" new guys i played with, i must have kicked 6 or more out of my squad over those 3 games due to no mic/not staying near squad/taking the wrong kit and refuse to switch/spawning in on main and spamming vehicle approval etc. Both of the new players whom i played with did not purchase the game yet on sunday night, so these are the guys we could lose if we don't have a free weekend. (I don't know if they bought it after though :/)
  6. Regarding the influx of new players during free weekends and the effects it had the previous time on the gameplay of the normal squad player, i decided to make a new player guide. Since we find ourself in this situation again, it might as well post it here so new players may find it easier, hoping to prevent the same situation as last weekend. SQBG - Squad Beginner Guide "This guide is meant to give new players a basic idea of how the game works and to avoid common mistakes, problems and miscommunication wich can affect the gameplay for others." The main focus of this guide is to avoid all the little mistakes new players make and help them understand the general idea of how squad works without having to watch 20 minute videos or read wall of text. Evrything is explained as simply as possible with pictures and additional links to the squad wiki. You can also comment on the guide and i will try to answer as soon as possible. Link to guide: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1326437214 Good luck newbie.
  7. Yeah idk why the .50 overheats soo fast. It really limits its potential. In reality, the M2 Browning is very hard to overheat. It's one of the reasons it is still in service today, hard to beat.
  8. My PSU, not for the fact that i don't know how to exchange it or its size. (It's 350W only). But sadly my rubbish oem motherboard has a 14pin (yeah you read it right) connector for wich i cannot find a adapter cable wich can be delivered to my country or unless it comes from china with a 4week travel time. Also, my 1050ti isn't such a big card but it already barely fits in the case and not to mention that this low quality pc is already 5years old. That's what keeps me from putting more money into this pc.
  9. @DanielNLBtw,there is no option for me to further upgrade this potato machine. It used to have an even worse gpu before i put the 1050ti in. It's one of those rubbish prebuild pc's you buy in a electronics shop.
  10. Because any lower for long periods of time starts screwing with my eyes, feels like i have to focus alot more on my screen for some reason. Wich then leads to me quitting wich isn't soo good during comp. Also, due to the higher settings, i will dip beneath 40fps. On low it already goes as low as 42-43.
  11. Tomorrow's Free-Weekend & Sale

    "Rage, flaming and more or less constructive feedback, all these aspects are part of this competitive game" - Whytoe 2k18 Don't forget the salt
  12. Free weekends are really painful for normal players. I found it soo annoying that i actually went through the trouble of writing an entire beginner guide, hoping people would read it to avoid those annoying mistakes like spawning in without being told so, not knowing how rallies and logistics work etc.
  13. i7 4790 @ 3.6ghz, GTX 1050 Ti GT OC , 12 gb ddr3 1600. If i have to play comp, i'd only play when i get a constant 60fps, but i don't even manage that on my current settings. Sits between 45-80fps depending on map/action.
  14. Yes it can, i cannot play competitive with my clan due to the fact that the server kicks me for not having the correct shadow and view distance setting. I cannot put it higher due to loss of fps.
  15. Can I run Squad

    No problem, wish i had better news.