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Hi, I just have started playing Squad last week using an old headset from Roccat. Yesterday the mircrophone broke and I have bought a headset from Roccat again, the Roccat Khan AIMO. Unfortunately the keyboard does not work anymore in Squad. I can chose between the Speakers and the Headset (I only use the headset when I am playing Squad...most of the time the sound comes out of the speakers) and for squad I just switch the audio source from the speakers to the headset. After the game is loaded the keyboard is dead...even the windows button does not work anymore as well as Alt+F4. Weird is that when I open a Word-File in the background prior to starting Squad all my input can be seen in the Word document after I close the game. If I start the game with the speakers as audio source the keyboard is working FINE without any problems, only when I choose the Headset as audio source this error occurs. All this is only the case for Squad...other Games like The Witcher 3 or Fallout 4 work perfectly fine with the headset and the keyboard. Any solutions? My System: Windows 10 Home Intel Core i5-4590 @ 3.3 GHz 8 GB DDR3 RAM Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Logitech Illuminated Keyboard KB K740 Mouse Roccat KONE AIMO Headset Roccat KHAN AIMO Thx TomReagan
The reason I mention this is because I play Project Reality as well, the father of Squad, and a good indication of where the game is heading. In PR there are dedicated roles, this brings another dimension to game play, I know we are still in Alpha but is it time to introduce class based roles. In PR there are dedicated roles for things like drivers, tank crew, pilots, logistics, and people are 100% focused on those roles. Want to fly a helo? then you need the pilots class, no other person can fly the helo. People set up squads pre-round and name them as such. APC Transport INF - Infantry Armour Air Combat Helo There is also an aspect to gameplay that we don't quite have as yet, engine warming, and turrets and gunners cannot fire for a good while. In fact many vehicles do not spawn in for about 10 mins into the game. Some will agree on this and so won't but it has kept PR alive all these years and the community has a brilliant way of enforcing it's self. Transport for example.. these guys drop inf off on battlefield then drive back to main base and wait for more inf who need a life, same goes for transport helos, this is brilliant and very immersive especially when you see the helos coming back to the aircraft carrier to pick more troops up. Dedicated driver roles for squad could mean no need to ask for squad leaders to give, small pre set squad size of say 4 for drivers. //Thoughts? .. PS Devs >> We need an aircraft carrier map, rhibs will do for now, small boats to get to shore before helo implementation. -- PPS Devs >> Or an airport and ability to enter hangers and planes.. USMC .. Marines >>
Lord Bepis posted a topic in Hardware Tech SupportSince V7 came out I'd been experiencing fatal errors, memory dumps and my frame rate would vary from 29-44fps. Before V7 went live, my GTX 970 and i5 were running it just fine, crashes were rare. Good news! I've found a solution to these issues I've been encountering, it's working like used before the update! I opened GeForce experience and updated the GPU driver to the latest version, once it was done I restarted the PC and booted up squad. What I found was that my frame rate was much more consistent at 39-45fps, the game isn't having any fatal errors and that it's not having any memory dumps, however when I close the game it says that the "memory can't be read", but I don't think that's an issue as I can actually play the game now. I'm not sure if it works on all Nvidia GPUs (AMD is out of the question) but it may be of use to anyone who's running a GTX. If it works let me know, thank you.