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  1. There needs to be a setting or button you can press to focus in on a specific voice chat channel, especially when squad leading, the command channel is so frequent sometimes and it drowns out what everyone else is saying even if your squad is in critical moments. I know the command channel is important, but no way should a squad lead be attempting to lead his squad in direct combat and not be able to hear or focus on what they're saying in the immediate vicinity compared to other squad leads using command channel to drown out all other audio about something not even relating to you or your section. I've seen someone say even an option to double tap whichever channel you want to focus in on temporarily as a suggestion. I mean, its hard enough to hear your squad and people in your vicinity already because of the combat, and to add in sometimes 5 separate channels going off in your ear? Command chat is important but sometimes its not as important as whats being said in your immediate vicinity.
  2. Hello forum, My name is Lukas "Salk!s" Havlicek and I started new youtube channel which will be releasing videos about SQUAD. I am playing the game since day 1 release on steam and I can't get enough of it. So I decided that I will create youtube channel dedicated to my favorite game where I will try to spread the word about SQUAD and in the same time providing you with some watchable content. Please give me your opinions on my first video what should I improve and maybe what would you like to see next. And in case you liked my video hitting that subscribe button would be the most awesome thing Here is my first video : link to channel : https://www.youtube.com/user/SalkisCreations
  3. Vehicule channel please

    i'm sure it was asked before (even if i couldn't find a topic about it with the search option) but it would be great we have a vehicule chat. Maybe with the sound of the motor and fire decreasing when somebody use it. I'm accoutumed to be the squad leader and this is a cluster♥♥♥♥/mess to understand people as you have the 2 guys in the btr, tracked vehicule who yell the hell out of their throat in the squad chat for say where to shoot as the motor cover their voice in local channel. It's almost if i have to smoke illegal things just after a game because squad leaders, members, vehicule and gun fires makes you go crazy. I am not asking you to decrease the sound of fire or vehicule motor. Only to make a vehicule channel for people inside can talk freely without disturbing all the squad. Thanks for reading, and big thank if players/dev answers
  4. Hi everyone, I thought about the possibility to set a voice activation for the local channel. I don't like the fact you have to push a button to communicate with the person next to you. For the squad channel push-to-talk is fine. Further this also is a solution for the suggestion, that everyone around you should here what you are talking, no matter if you are talking in the squad channel or to someone next to you. Just my thought :D
  5. In an effort to keep the game in line with the realistic philosophy, I request that 2 new hotkeys be added to mute the Squad and Squad lead channels and optionally, that have a 30 second automatic re-enable (if the person does not re-nable). Often times you are trying to hear footsteps but can't hear because of the communication over the channels. A quick hot key would enable us to quite the comms and listen out for foot traffic, grenade, etc... with a 30 second re-enable timer to help prevent constant muting and help forgetful battle stressed people from over muting themselves (optional). This implementation would require 2 hot keys, one for the Squad channel and one for the Squad lead channel. Also with this implementation, there should be an emblem added to the main list of team members so as to know who is muted. The timer is not necessary to me but seems like a good idea - if that wasn't implemented but simple hot keys are, that would be enough as long as there are indicators on the team list so as to prevent people from being constantly muted by creating visibility (admins could then warn, then kick or ban). There should NOT be an option to mute local channels because you can't mute people in real life.
  6. Reverse Left/Right speakers

    Some times my Left/Right speakers in my Logitech G430 headset get reversed when I start Squad. Have to exit Squad and start again to get i correct. Any one experiencing this problem? Is there a console command to reverse audio channel in-game?
  7. Squad Leader Channel

    First off. I did use the search function and did not find this question asked yet. Is there any known bug when it comes to the Squad Leader Channel? Today was the first day I played as an SL and my problem was that I was only able to activate the "all SL channel", but wasn't able to directly get a channel to only one of the SL's, using the numpad 1-9 (remapping the keys did not help). I have my numpad set to active so that is also not the problem. Any idea why this strange problem could occur? Quatsch
  8. [Resolved] TeamSpeak Logo Channel

    Hi soldiers, If someone is enough talented to create a Squad logo channel for Teamspeak, I would be very grateful. conditions for TeamSpeak logo channel: Size: 16x16 pixelsformat: .pngThank you. ;)
  9. So, I am all for the current audio isolation, keeping enemies from hearing your local chat etc. I would like to suggest that there is a channel added that is designed to be heard by the enemy. IRL, there are ways to isolate your team comms from the enemy, whether hand signals etc, and we have that function. But it is also common to interact with the enemy, whether for PsyOps, or in Insurgency-Mode Civilian-BluFor interactions, etc. I know it probably wouldn't be super priority, but I have been missing this ability to cross communicate at my discretion in-game. "But 'frail, 'Muricans don't speak Pashto!" Translators. Memorized phrases. Non-verbal. Call it a compromise, like re-spawn.