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We Cant Kill Each Other so we have to kill ourselves? [The concept of getting the other team to kill themselves more seems strange and almost a little sick compared to killing downed players.] As someone who wants players to die for good more often if I cannot kill them for good myself i find this hypocritical. "Giving Up" is less ethical than killing a downed player. Either way i know this has been said before on the forums about not being able to kill incapacitated players because its unethical and its not what they want for the game. The give up buttons should go. I thought I would just point that out.... but more to the point of why I believe downed players should be killed (I know it will not happen) I feel the current respawn system, if not changed, will increase the longevity of a squad beyond what it should realistically handle once aerial vehicles are implemented. Being able to kill downed players would be a solution I think but there may be other options. Squads Will Last Unrealistically Long in Engagements Purely from The Air I agree and think that is fine, not being able to kill downed players but something should change later. Hopefully bombs and plane bullets kill people dead. I don't know if they plan on implementing anything but currently you can not kill any enemies really at all?! And Leaves me questioning what good an airstrike will ever do unless it is to support a friendly infantry advancement to the enemy's "previous" position. (Its not previous until you actually send people there to kill their rally for good or they may be able to stay their indefinitely unless the bomber "incapacitates" the medics and the SL at the same time along with their rally point, start praying its not indoors or the air vehicles will start having to worry about the enemy shooting them down one 9mm round at a time). That is ridiculous. I hope that this will change soon so I do not have to kill myself as much anymore. (sarcasm here) I would love it if the aircraft could make more of a difference without the need for friendly ground units to make sure the enemy doesn't raise from the dead on the same position over and over again. Some Options: 1)Remove Rallies once transport choppers are implemented, they are needed for advancement now, i feel, but with air insertion they will just be a way for the enemy squad to stay on a location for unrealistic amount of engagement unless the other team moves into their position. Rally points are too quick to slap down and stay there. FOBs take time and they are a structure you can see and not able to hide it in a single bush. 2) Guns on the Aerial Support Vehicles send bullets to the earth's core and back 3)Downed players can get dead by other means than suicide [i know its not happening] 4)Players don't get downed as often, just more dead Does anyone else agree?
So it's my first post here and I'm just brain storming with a few other players over the course of the last few days. So don't cut my throat if it's already been brought up. Just trying to get involved....so I served 4 years in the marine corps infantry and 2 years as a security contractor with multiple deployments. First idea- Air support preferably computer controlled, less moving parts. Maybe have American, Russian squad leaders have air on station after completing certain objectives. Not really sure how to work how they get the air support maybe someone else can brain storm alittle bit with us here. Have Americans getting an a10 gun run or Cobra/Apache hydra rockets or 20mm gun run. Call them and in 60 seconds or so your map pops back up confirming air on station when you can place where you want the gun run at. Direction, etc etc. Russians get the frog foot or hind or so something. Maybe Taliban/ opfor squad leaders having a special of IEDs or something of that nature. Second idea- Machine gun team 1 or 2 man. With 240, PKM, whatever. Third idea- need optics these fire fights are taking place from great distances. You should be able to get some sight based off the area you are fighting. It's really hard to see enemy fighters when they have optics and you don't. Just kindof throwing ideas in the wind. Feel free to throw some other ideas out there or go off what I already said.