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  1. L'APCista: guida for dummies

    Come starete notando, dal rilascio della v9 i mezzi stanno avendo un impatto sempre più importante all'interno delle partite e questo sarà propedeutico per il futuro, dove gli equipaggi di mezzi saranno un must (fare solo fanteria non è sempre buona cosa). Questo è il periodo migliore imparare, scoppiare e farsi scoppiare. Lo scopo di questoo topic è fornirvi nozioni semplici, facili e fruibili per chiunque, oltre ad essere un possibile luogo dove evolvere discussioni o confronti. Dentro un mezzo ci deve essere sempre sintonia tra gunner e driver, è la cosa più importante. Il gunner deve: Saper sparare Saper riconoscere mezzi/fanti amici e nemici Conoscere la potenza della sua arma e le penetrazioni derivanti (per maggiori informazioni potete consultare questo topic) Il driver invece ha in mano la gestione del mezzo, quindi è colui che sceglie l’area migliore per l’ingaggio (il gunner sceglie solo il punto precsio), valuta quando è il momento di osare e quando di ritirarsi, quando riposizionarsi, tenere sotto controllo la mappa e la fazione; è quindi il ruolo più importante IMO, alla stregua dello SL per una squadra, dove non si spara mai ma si reggono le sorti del proprio mezzo e quindi della sua efficienza. Alcuni piccoli consigli e tattiche che mi vengono in mente: Sfruttate l’ambiente: se devo coprire una zona tenetevi almeno 1-2 fianchi coperti ed esponete al minimo il mezzo, il cosiddetto Hull Down in, dove esponete solo la torretta,; i razzi ancora non bucano le superfici quindi meno vi mostrate più rendete difficile un tiro facile. Usate fosse ed avvallamenti, evitate di sbucare da una collina senza sapere cosa ci sia oltre, se non avete la fanteria che può guardare oltre è il driver che scende e controlla dopo aver piazzato in una zona sicura il proprio mezzo. Idem in relazione ai mezzi nemici: ho contro le 30mm? Le lamiere e le case di legno possono essere bucate, meglio trovare un muro più spesso o una carcassa di mezzi precedenti distrutti. Sono a fare un imboscata? Meglio tenere il mezzo dietro la prima linea degli alberi, e non davanti anche se il mio gunner vede un pò meno, appena si spara nel primo caso guadagno del tempo prezioso prima di poter essere indivduato, nel secondo ci vuole poco ad essere visto. Ragionate in base alla situazione: devo coprire una squadra che assalta delle case? Mi piazzo in un villaggio adiacente e tengo un angolo di copertura perpendicolare o di 45° con la squadra. Devo fare un imboscata? Mi piazzo nei boschetti limitrofi ad una strada ma non nei pressi della stessa. Mi devo spostare? Agirò in base alla mappa, su yerovika guido nei pressi della strada ma non sulla strada in sé (mi si vede facilmente), su una chora sfrutto i vari fiumiciattoli. Ragionate in base al mezzo che avete: se ho un HMMW o un MTLB con NSV o PKT sono un mezzo “sacrificabile” quindi posso arrischiarmi a stare da solo oppure ad avvicinarmi per coprire la squadra, se invece ho un 30mm o uno Stryker meglio ingaggiare sulla lunga ed essere i più conservativi possibili. Idem sulla potenza di fuoco del mezzo, se ho un MTLB con NSV meglio non cagare il cazzo 1 vs 1 ad uno Stryker, mi incenerisce, meglio riposizionarsi/aspettare che si stia picchiando con un altro mezzo e solo in quel momento ingaggiare. Date le priorità in base al mezzo che avete: se sono un BTR-80 in imboscata elimino prima le HMWW nemiche, poi logi ed infine i trasporti. Se nel gruppo c’è uno Stryker conviene far passare il convoglio, eliminare i truck, poi l’HMWWV e poi scappare (a quel punto lo Stryker vi ha individuato e l’effetto sorpresa è finito). Se sono una techie scoppio i truck e poi si scappa come conigli, se ho la techie SPG provo a colpire HMMWV e/o stryker ma solo se l’occasione me lo consente. Il motore: se siete driver spegnete sempre il motore su mappe grosse, si sente a grosse distanze inoltre copre il suono di motori/spari nemici; finchè il driver non avrà le ottiche periscopiche vi consiglio di scendere e coprire una zona diversa dal vostro gunner. Pazienza: la pazienza è la principale alleata, se il mezzo nemico non vi ha visto aspettate ad ingaggiare un momento propizio in cui è fermo oppure occupato. Se invece siete in svantaggio (è lui che spara a voi) spostatevi, non fermatevi a sparargli (almeno finchè non introducono i danni modulari, poi qua potremmo riparlarne). Da driver sempre occhi sulla mappa: è sempre meglio avere l’apc circondato da fanteria che starsene da soli, limita le possibilità che un AT vi arrivi vicino. Potete stare da soli solo in luoghi molto difficilmente raggiungibili, esempio la parte N/S di Kohat con le sue colline, se state lontani ora che vi arrivano vicini passano almeno 15 minuti. Ma anche sempre alla chat, possono sempre esserci informazioni utili, oltre ad usarla per dare indicazioni/coordinamento voi stessi. Riposizionatevi, sempre: dopo che sparate dalla stessa posizione per 10 minuti vi siete bruciati la zona, gli AT cominceranno ad avvicinarsi ed i mezzi nemici a muoversi per accoparvi. Spospatevi e trovate una nuova zona di fuoco, sempre seguendo la regola di cui sopra. Cagate il cazzo allo SL per le Repair: un APC che spara sempre e può ripararsi è meglio di un APC che per 10-15 minuti è in main a farlo. Usate sempre il cervello: non ragionate sempre e solo sulla kill o sulla distruzione, ma sulla vostra efficienza come mezzo e sulla vostra sopravvivenza. SEMPRE! Se la squadra Y vi vuole portare al massacro rifiutatevi, decidete voi un punto sicuro se reputate rischioso l'avvicinamento, per poi aiutarli nel modo meno suicida possibile. Invertite i ruoli da gunner passate a driver e viceversa, migliorerete le vostre conoscenze da equipaggio APC e capirete i limiti che può avere il vostro gunner/driver. Controllate le raffiche: è molto importante non surriscaldare la canna, meglio fare brevi pause tra le raffiche per evitare questo problema perchè, per la legge di Murphy, l'arma vi si surriscalderà sempre nel momento sbagliato Lo zoom: per i mezzi che dispongono di zoom imparate a sfruttarlo a vostro favore, quel mezzo da il massimo se piazzato lontano da uno scontro. Ad esempio portare uno Stryker nelle viuzze di Al Basrah significa condannare il mezzo alla morte, oltre a far perdere ticket ed un importante assets alla propria fazione, idem portare un MTLB con un 30mm dentro Mansion su Fool's Road è la peggiore delle idee, e' uno dei mezzi più fragili, deve colpire chirurgicamente dalla distanza. Le coperture: un altro aspetto importante è non guardare mai entrambi la stessa zona, se sono gunner e guardo la base della collina a W il mio driver si mette a guardare la strada a Nord. Questo è ancora più importante sui mezzi in cui è gia presente la posizione del Commander del mezzo, il BRDM-2 dei miliziani/insorti. Chi lo occupa può utilizarre i periscopi con zoom annesso. Tre paia di occhi che coprono zone differenti sono meglio di tre paia che comprono la stessa zona. Dove viaggiare: non sempre la strada più veloce è la più sicura, anzi è sempre il contrario. Alle volte è meglio prendere una strada che fa perdere quel paio di minuti in più e che non vi fa esplodere. Questo soprattuto a partita già avviata e, cosa più importante, quando si trasporta una squadra Giocate, divertitevi e crepate ma sempre con la testa, morire in mezzo ad una strada pianeggiante è diverso che morire dietro una copertura dopo che 2 mezzi nemici vi ingaggiano. Mantenete la freddezza:questo è importante quando si viene ingaggiati ed il mezzo prende fuoco, questo non significa che morirete subito, avete ancora dei secondi preziosi. Sfruttateli, non saltate fuori subito ed abbandonate il mezzo. Ho perso il conto delle volte che ingaggio un mezzo e l'equpaggio esce quando avrebbe potuto salvare il mezzo usando un minimo di freddezza. Divertitevi: l'obbiettivo principale è sempre divertirsi in quello che si fa. Aggiungo anche il .docs con i danni dei vari calibri per i mezzi! Il "Boom Boom" è il 30mm! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AdaSWkozEgmx8sYkXuL5JcdyCtC7lGGxnAdIufO_1Eo/edit#gid=0
  2. Hi guy, i think it would be nice for a armored vehicl such as a BTR or Stryker get a hatch, so the squad leader could just pop out the look around for more better observation ? It would be much more faster siut.awareness than just scanning the area with the turret cam, beside, a Sl wouldn t have to dismount
  3. more apc

    Have some ideas for apc.... maybe devs already have thinked of it and is in the works. We have the BTR 90. But i feel its a bit OP compared to the other factions. So..... Can we get the bmp-2 for the Irregular Militia (witch is supose to be pro-ukrainian forces)? The good old M113 with 50.cal for americans Old toyota haice van 1980s model for Insurgents. Not apc but pc.
  4. According to Wiki Russian Army has: 1500 BTR-80 and 1220 BTR-82A/AM. As you know, main difference is a 30mm cannon. Why we get BTR-80 which will be in the minority pretty soon? Because Russian Army add in service 1220 APCs in 3 years. I agree to reduce their number to 4 for the whole round.
  5. Just interested to see what the community has in ideas, not saying it should be in but just spewing some ideas out. Such as odd Soviet era tanks. Or anything in general... Examples.... IDF MAR-290 Soviet Scud Soviet BTR... Again just brainstorming odd vehicals, plus as a history geek I learn something new when someone post something interesting. Please post with pictures
  6. Vehicle Collsion The maps are obviously made with an eye for the fact vehicles will be featured down the road. I just worry that we wont get the right "feel" of driving a tank, if you forexample can't drive an Abrams through those low clay fences featured on most maps. Or break down a gate to a compound by driving a Humwee or APC into it. At they very least I think the developers should allow for tanks/vehicles of some caliber to drive through(-without destroying) a variation of obstacles, like the clay walls, small trees and so on. I just seems silly to be stuck behind a small tree in a main battle tank, like you would in battlefield games. I played forgotten hope 2 (bf2 mod) a lot, and they made tanks able to pass through fences and so on... of course it seems weird that a tank drives through and the infantry following has to go around, but tanks lose a bit of their purpose if they have to use roads, and cant offroad through a forest with small trees. Destruction I think it doesn't really suit the game how rocket launchers get stopped by a clay wall and if you're directly behind it won't be hurt by the explosion... So I was wondering, when vehicles... Tanks, helicopters with hellfiremissiles, IEDs and such are added. Will one then be able to just hide out in a compound while a main battle tank is shelling your clay hut without having to worry about it? About the destruction, i really do get how complex and time taking it is to implement.. however the cheap solution would be for explosions of some size to not be totally blocked by walls and such, so standing directly behind a wall getting hit my a tank gun, would give you something to think about. How do you think this will be in the final version of the game?
  7. Destructible trees

    Yesterday I was playing some Project Reality, and I was in the APC squad in the Yamalia map. For those who don't know, that map is composed by medium grass fields separating "islands" of taller land with semi dense tree forests on them. It is a really enjoyable map, but playing as a Heavy Vehicle driver I discovered something that I had never imagined could be so annoying and detrimental to armored gameplay: the indestructible trees. While driving in between the trees, there were some times that I tried to just run over some trees, just not to go around them and lose valuable time (very valuable in fact: my other squad mates' LAVs were engaging enemy BTRs and needed my help). I wasn't trying to run over a baobab or anything of the sort, just a tiny little tree. However, the LAV just ridiculously bumped into it (even taking damage!), and I had to back off and maneuver around anyway. So the second or third time that happened to me I decided to come here and ask you to PLEASE try to implement some way for Medium and Heavy vehicles to just run over trees, as they would in real life, just like in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKnB5XabdxI (it's some old soviet armored tracked vehicle just not giving a fuck about some medium-girth tall trees) or in this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wimFnubzrQ (an Abrams saying fuck you to a pretty big tree). I'm angry at trees right now, I know you can tell, but still, I think that if this could be done it would make armor much more versatile and the overall game more immersive. Maybe I got so insistent on this tree crushing because I had played this CoD1 mission (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILI5zzKsHw0) on the same day the Yamalia Tree Conspiracy happened to me, but if a 2003 game could do it, then it just doesn't seem that hard to do in 2015 now. I'm no videogame programmer though, so that's why I came here, to hear why I'm wrong and this isn't convenient to be added to squad. Thanks for your attention.
  8. I could not find a thread for tankers, so hope you don't mind making one here. Squad development looks great.. and going so fast atm! Being a big tank nut I would like to suggest to please add proper tanks and apc's. So what is in my opinion proper tank implementation. There are only three titles that did it right, so use them as an example! (Steel Beasts Pro, RO2, T34 vs Tiger) I'm a Steel Beasts Pro player and that should basically be the aim for proper tank implementation. no need to make it a sim like DCS -make it possible to control a tank solo AND multicrewable. (if that is even a word) and for those screaming that you should not be able to solo a tank.. It's not like the tanks in battlefield.. where you are basically a sniper on tracks driving around the battle field. Soloing a tank gives you a disadvantage as you have to move from one position to the other.. so a multi head crew is always more effective. (if they communicate at all) I suggest looking at how they implemented the controls in RO2.. because that is basicly how I would implement a tank. Have at least the turret interiour, as this is the place you will spend most if your time (the office) , popping your head in and out of the cupola .. when turned out able to use bino's (but vulnarable to snipers etc). And when turned in and looking through periscope you have very limited view. Don't do instant switching from seat to seat.. just do it like in RO2.. there's a delay (or animation when moving from commander to gunner seat) so you are not able to just use a tank as a sniper and spam the battlefield. The problem when you force people to use multiple people in a tank is that you always have to get people online you play with. Believe me.. controlling a tank with people who do not communicate is a nightmare. And a tank is a large vulnerable object with all those infantry with rpg's. I rather see 2 tanks with interior and 2 apc's then 20 without. I think it would be epic to finally have a great tactical framework like squad that is the first one ever to have proper tanks like Steel Beasts and/or RO2. Both are great.. but steelbeast is mainly about vehicles, and in RO2 the maps aren't that great for tankers. I know implementing tanks this way is a shitload of work.. but please.. get someone on the team that knows the few good tank games and makes it his mission to get it right in squad. Yes, I see bumps ahead.. how on earth can you get interiors for the newer models for example. And if you need help I know my way around with 3D modeling.. just let me know
  9. What is Immersive Driving? Immersive driving is probably the polar opposite of all FPS land based vehicle control. I'm not sure how to implement it fully but some examples have been suggested in other threads. The idea is to enhance the experience of driving vehicles and make it much more interesting and also slightly more challenging Immersive Driving Might Include: Manual gear changing only (perhaps unrealistic but used to enhance driving and hence gaming experience)The ability to turn on and off engines Vehicle brakeHandbrake/parking break/mountain brake (to stop or resist the annoying sliding down terrain to a certain degree)Balancing Terrain with Vehicle Speed and ManoeuvrabilityPerhaps a 'GPS direction system' for some maps (not neccessarily all, not sure if possible)Exterior Mirrors or Camera views (JACKAL can be mounted with FLIR, I'm not talking about 3p view)Vehicle Dynamic Damage, Disability, Decal & Destruction System (Vehicles that are disabled/unusable AND not exploded/onfire/'wreck' status)Dynamic Dashboards (speed gauge ect)Lock vehicle/Restrict Vehicle to squad/personnel(with automatic unlock time of 10 or 15 minutes - so team can still use vehicle if vehicle is abandoned or squad disconnects)More terrain features specific to vehicles (traps/ditches, road craters ...model could be 'blast crater', impassable terrain/roadblock, enforced usage of deployable bridges (in a minority of maps or to cross a certain area of the map, limited terrain deformation limited for network physics and bandwidth, player made terrain traps...limited with conditions, more chances of crashing vehicles with careless driving)Vehicle Driver VOIP Channel (friendly team only)Vehicle sensors for parking/proximity'Shot Detection' Sensor for vehicles that have it IRL (system gives audio cue to compass bearing, device exists IRL...not sure if it is used much or deployed. Probably used to feed intel to machine gunnners or disembarked troops)Passenger Injuries from SOME crashesObviously some of these ideas have been suggested and I've tried to link them (where possible). However, I did add some original ideas into the mix and my suggestion is the actual concept of driving needing to be improved upon from PR. I'm not endorsing or saying all of the suggested implementation ideas are good. They're just ideas to hopefully inspire ideas or possibilities.
  10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmNkafvLAYU&list=PLPTK08BmHAN_foFeqJb96a4HCn0Hs8MAC&index=2
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