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For some reason!!!???? When i press B or V to talk to my squad the action registers at the bottom left of the HUD but there is not little mic symbol next to my name and the squad cannot hear me. Like there is no mic plugged in at all. The game is pretty much unplayable at this point and I get kicked from good squads. I have a cheap Logitech H340 mic and also tried a shure SM580 microphone through a pre-amp and both nothing. The Logi microphone is set to my Default device and nothing is connected after starting the game. I restarted my computer to test every launch. Unfortunately there are no options within squad for mic selection as well so I feel really stuck. Fixes I tried - removing all sound drivers - re downloading mic drivers - Mic quality is set to 16bit - Mic works in other applications and tested in windows - I even upgraded to windows 10 just to make this work STILL I am a ghost.. I have seen a few threads on the matter but no fix. Anyone have help? Best, Phil
Recoil for AK-74M and AK-74m + 1P78 is different. The difference is 2x. Recoil AK-74M = 2 x Recoil AK-74m + 1P78. When shooting Aim Down Sight (ADS). Recoil for M4A1/M4 and M4A1 + M150 is different. The differnce is 2x. Recoil M4/M4A1 = 2 x Recoil M4A1 + M150. When ADS. Looks like all wepons without magnification have much more recoil of the same weapon with magnification. Also, when you shoot any small arm weapon, you may find that shooting with ADS gives less recoil. More magnification = less recoil. IMO, all weapons must have the same recoil without dependency on magnification. For now: hip shooting = 100% of recoil ADS with iron sight or collimator ~ 90% of recoil ADS with 1P78 or ACOG ~ 40% of recoil
Hi guys, im having trouble with the server browser, i have tried mostly everything so i wanted to ask for your help. Yesterday was the first time I downloaded and installed Squad since about end of 2018 so its been a while. When i first opened up the game i changed the video settings etc before actually looking at the server browser. When i was finally done i wanted to join a server but none showed up, refresh button is kind of transparent and i cant click it, filters dont do anything and it says steam is online. One time when i started the game through steam an error showed up but i didnt read all of it before i clicked OK so i didnt know what it meant until later when i tried running the game (SquadGame.exe, not the launcher) from its main folder in steam, the same error keeps appearing: I dont know if it actually means anything, i tried repairing, reinstalling Easy anti cheat but it didnt fix it, i also have SCUM which uses the same anti cheat and it works fine so its probably not it, just wanted to add it into the post. What i've already tried: - everything from the offworld industries site, nothing worked. - i have the killer network drivers (on a gigabyte motherboard) but not the suite, software, manager. I tried installing the manager, uninstalling it and getting the drivers alone, disabling and deleting the controller from Network Adapters, deleting the driver itself from system32 and getting a new one (new one didnt want to work so i put the old one back in, didnt matter which one was in, it always said it cant update the drivers because the latest are already there, even tho they were completely removed). - i plugged my phone in through usb and enabled the internet, disabled the killer ethernet in Network Connections (adapter settings) and started the game like this but still nothing. - some guy in a steam thread said turning off the option "run as administrator" on SquadGame.exe and squad_launcher.exe fixed it but mine was already turned off, so i turned it on, checked the game (nothing happened) then turned it off and still no servers. - the pinned topic on this forum also didnt do it for me. - i reinstalled Squad, cleared everything. - changing the maximum ping in steam settings If i go into View in Steam and choose Squad servers only one pops up, its empty and it runs with the anti cheat off. When i try to connect it starts the game but it just stays on the main menu screen. Right now im considering completely deleting steam and downloading everything again or even formatting my pc (wouldnt want to though) Also, i dont know if it has to do anything with it but I also downloaded Red Orchestra 2 (its also been a couple of months since i played it) and it only shows 3/4 servers online instead of many more like before. I tried doing some stuff with it but couldnt fix it either. Now, I dont know if people just completely stopped playing it since the new game came out (doubt it because there would still be some servers, empty but still. And the last time i played it was months after the new game came out and there were plenty people playing) or if its broken aswell, i can join one of those servers and it works fine. It cant be the anti-cheat because RO2 uses Punkbuster not EasyAntiCheat. I would really appreciate any help from you guys, thank you very much in advance.
Can not join any servers for a week or two now. Tried all the quick fixes, reinstalling the game.. just sit on the birds eye view of the tank (loading screen) after waiting in the game queue before being sent back to the main menu with the error message server connection timed out. Really wan tot play the game but seems to be broken?! anyone else with the same issue? Do I have to wait until there is another update? Set up is 32Gb ram / i7 8700K / running on an SSD.. definitely not a hardware issue
So I bought squad and when I first booted it up it wasn't responding so I looked up how to fix it i deleted squad in the USER/Appdata fix and that did nothing and then i deleted and reinstalled I restarted steam and verified the game cache and I booted it in windowed mode and it still doesn't work
So...I played squad with no problems for a while. I was messing around with my screen size in graphics settings and changed it to one size larger. I exited the game. After reloading, the screen that shows the keyboard layout my game freezes...I can not ALT+ENTER to get it into windowed mode to fix the resolution (a portion is now showing off-screen). The main problem though is that the game freezes completely. Fixes I have tried: -Restarting Steam -Uninstalling local files and re-installing the game -submitting a support ticket (never heard back) -asked Obi-Wan Kenobi for help...he was my only hope -Sacrificed a goat for the game gods to be pleased Ideas? Is there a way to change settings without booting up the game?
I have just downloaded Squad after leaving it alone for a while, only to be greeted with a MAJOR problem in the key binds. When I click on a key to rebind, it instantly closes the keybind as if I exited. I can successfully bind SOME keys by spamming the key and spam clicking the key bind. I also cannot get rid of the alternate binding. When I try to delete the alternate binding it just swaps it to the main binding. I have a video that shows my issue, but I can't seem to upload it to this forum. I have instead uploaded the video to a temporary site. If you need the video file I can upload it to you. VIDEO Windows 7 64bit OS Gigabyte GA-970-UD3 motherboard 8Gb RAM Nvidia GTX 970 GPU AMD FX-6300 CPU
Hi, since 8.1 voip is broken. I can see the "people talking" sign, but I can't hear them. The beep is there, too. After turnung off the "radio filter" at least I can hear them even somtimes on local. But local is broken too, since I cannot hear it in vehics and neither once in a while. I never had any probs be4. May there is a work-around (...yep I did a steam-filecheck AND and deleted the app-files)
The FOB/Rally system is being exploited by players. Too many times to count, I see clans joining a server and leaving ONE clan member on the enemy team - this guy is giving them precise directions to rallies and FOBs so that his clan member on the opposite team can camp the rallies and FOBs or destroy them. It completely ruins the game and it's FAR too easy to exploit. Even 1 person who decides they want to switch to the other team (for any reason) may easily create a squad and mark the enemy FOB / rally locations - completely destroying any fairness of the game in every way. The FOB/Rally system should be COMPLETELY RE-WORKED. I know this is a lot of coding but it's clearly too easy to exploit as it stands now. Sometimes it's just 2 friends who happen to be on opposite teams when they join a server, but they are coordinating easily over teamspeak/discord/mumble or other voip to farm kills at one of the FOBs, and then they even have the nerve to brag about their 50+ kills at the end of the game. ALSO: - The grass is too ****ing tall, IRL in the prone you can see over grass. - Which basic training did these soldiers go to? Every basic training environment IN THE WORLD teaches you how to climb over walls much taller than yourself yet squad members in this game can't even step over a few bricks. The inability to scale obstacles on certain maps makes navigating a ****ing nightmare.. yet somehow these soldiers can sprint on top of walls and jump from roof to roof without issue. - Since when do sandbags stop RPGs? LAT special ammunitions should destroy fortifications like sandbags AND soldiers behind them in 1 hit. - After throwing a grenade or performing other actions (but especially after throwing a grenade) we SHOULD be capable of sprinting immediately after, but instead the soldier is unable to sprint because he is retrieving his weapon, etc. The transition between weapons, or medkit, or otherwise should be sped up dramatically if not instant. It takes far too much time to swap weapons etc, and SPRINTING should automatically CANCEL whatever animation or action was being performed and allow you to sprint. You should never be unable to sprint just because you have just thrown a grenade and you are stuck in a "readying the weapon" animation.
I keep having this bug in which I do not always fire when I left click the mouse. It has gotten me killed so many times. Really annoying feature and was wondering if anyone else has the same issue/is there a way to fix it? If not, when will it be fixed? Cheers.
Issue: Discovered that if you have 'Display Fusion' (software used with more than one monitor) open when the game is launched you will get a black screen and game will not load. Temp Fix: Close 'Display Fusion' before launching and game will load correctly. [squad Client Download - 1566]