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Arduras posted a topic in General DiscussionSo inevitable playing Militia and Insurgents they'll be strong (having scopes) but the guns have less recoil and are far more accurate, in addition to that the CROW decimates infantry and vehicles (including the BTR) without any problems from hidden positions. M249s that are laser guns while prone and having objectively the best gun in the game for every other member of your squad. In game there is a lot of bitching from Militias getting pushed to main pretty much every other map they play on (at least on pubs) What can be done to close the gap a bit? The militia can't get within 3 grids of the CROW without dying, the infantry have the best weapons and push even further. Right now, the militia don't have the capacity to deal with a well played US team.Militia can play well (even following the shitty meta right now that is to rush the enemy's second cap) and still get utterly destroyed. Once bipods are in I think it might even out a bit, even if it's only non-US factions that need them.
Arduras posted a topic in Feedback & SuggestionsRight now, any map the US has a CROW they can utterly dominate. Many accounts of foliage no rendering at long range, different geometry so they can spot people from long range. Not to mention it's a 50 cal with a long range zoom. On a specific map (the one with north/south DC, forgot the name) The US utterly massacres militia by hitting the hills east of DC and having 50 cal overwatch over the entire map as far as the C column of grids. This is ridiculously brutal and nobody can get anywhere near the hmmvw to hurt it. When we do hurt it, the CROW takes 5 RPGs and still doesn't go down (probably a repair station nearby since it's the meta to superfob those hills to the east and completely destroy the entire west 2/3rds of the map) Can we please balance this? Either fix the rendering, reduce the zoom, or make it worth 30 tickets. It's far more effective than the BTR in just about any situation other than transporting troops, no reason it can't have the cost associated. edit: the main issue is getting shot from a kilometer or more away through all kinds of foliage (and solid cover) from something you can't even see (even with optics most of the time, you just see the tracers) it's just brutal on a whole other level and contributes to the phrase "Playing US is easy mode"
Marksmens fire off to the left or right of the crosshair, the Crow fires off sight (I think lower than the sight) and apparently de-renders foliage and objects on many maps. The foliage de-rendering isn't an issue for me, I play on low settings and foliage just turns into big ol' green bricks/flakes that I can't see through worth a damn but many people have reported this while I was playing.