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  1. destructible environment

    we have all thought about this one too many times. why cant i drive through this? or how am i stuck? It could be possible for vehicles to leave behind tracks. i know its a daunting task to develop. it might make the game harder to run too, but imagine if the game had a destructible environment. i think the development team is doing pretty good. i think you guys should focus on the vehicle physics for now.
  2. Afghan Ambiance

    When I was in Afghanistan, and most other Arab countries, there was trash everywhere. I mean...everywhere. Your maps are as clean as a whistle. I think it would add to the ambiance quite a bit if you added litter pretty much in every crevice and crack. Plastic bottles, rags, tarps, filth, dead animals. Lots of dead goats. I think that would add to the realism substantially. Also, fires. Anywhere there is war there are fires. Burning tires, houses, vehicles. It would make everything less sterile and more like a warzone. In addition to that, you should see about buzzing noises. Flies and mosquitoes are everywhere over there. Thanks for your hard work. I'm very impressed with this game!
  3. Environtment

    This idea I have never seen in game like this. And yes I will prefer game performance than this ideas which I wrote. Its very small details. And not important but it can bring some fresh air. Its big preference for Squad community to search a new stuff on map. What I think could be nice are hiking paths. At this moment I found we have just asphalt road, dirt road and new one will be trail road. Hiking trails and tourist marks at trees and poles could add some beauty. Sometimes player just stay at place and look at the map how it looks. Feelings are similar to ones we have in real life. Its very nice when you find some secret beauty place :) May be add some kind of cave or hidden paths in rocks. Some view with bench and hand rail. You know stuff like that. Another idea which i got is that environment have diversity. For example colour of grass and high. Its different at sunny south dry area then at north. At north should be thinner but more moss at south it should be denser and not so sharp green. You know it can be just one model of grass but different high and colours and consistence. It would create some really aah and ooh areas. :) Because True Sky is coming … and thats beauty it need more beauty and more details. Its God habits. One other stuff is sometimes I went through with my brother area and look at some crazy stuffs. Like a wooden footbridge at Kohat map (chuckle) I know its not important because we are focus at game. But yeah its funny this bridge couldn't be cross. Yeah another idea I got. Where are humans there are childrens. Around buildings children's create some amazing details stuff like hidden shelters. Sand castles, some swing on the branch and others. Kids are amazingly creative. And very inscriptive. Sometimes you can walk in forest and meet with rambler. Those guys have their own environment too. Some kind of tent, and fire place and log for sitting. It could be faking impressive hit this place somewhere in forest. Or find some camp area. But yeah this is for designers and mappers. I know its not important there are much more stuff to do. But there will be day when this can be taken out from drawer :)
  4. Interactive environments

    Hey guys, just a quick idea I had and I checked a few different searches and nothing came up for this idea so I thought I'd share it. (Also, if there was a thread like this before and I missed it, I apologize for the repost.) So my idea is to have things in the environment that you can interact with. This is already commonly seen in games like arma, and battlefield 4/hardline. This could be as simple as opening and closing doors/gates or could be as complex as effecting large parts of the map such as opening and closing dams, larger gates, or other contraptions around the environment. Now, I'm not sure if this is on the devs to do or wish list, at least I do not remeber seeing. Nonetheless, if it isn't being implemented, I think it's at least an idea to consider!
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