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  1. HMG Tripods

    I would suggest to include multiple stances of HMG for each nation. Right now USA, RUSSIA can only build low profile HMG and in some cases you want to have it mounted on higher tripod. This would allow to place them inside the house like INS faction can.
  2. Alright. Playing as the US we had this FOB with good over watch on a southern flag (on the map that has north/south DC but a different layer with Ghazi farm or something iirc) Anyway, We we're rockin and had plenty of ammo (500+ pts) and after something like 10 minutes of lighting up a couple flags and a few hills - really supporting the team for a while the gun just wouldn't fire anymore. Checked the ammo count at the FOB and it read 350+ (can't remember the exact number but it had gone from 800ish down to like 386 or something) The HMG would do the reload animation (at this time it was the HMG Bunker) but it wouldn't fire regardless of who got in and reloaded it. It could even be reloaded back to back by the same person repeatedly. I checked with SquadOps because they're pretty experienced and they said overheat lasts mere seconds, we spend probably a couple minutes with a few of us getting in and reloading a couple times and declaring that the gun indeed wouldn't shoot, even with 500+ supply again. So we dug it up about half way, SL gave the order to build it back up since the gun model and most of the hescos despawned. Only this time when we built it up the gun didn't spawn in at all and we just had the hescos and a couple low sandbags. It was really bizarre and we didn't have the supply to build a completely new HMG Bunker.
  3. Hi team, as I found there is no burst flash after HMG bullets hitting to ground in current version. We can observe the flash of bullets and tracer effects in long range when hitting to ground in low light in below video. Please add this real effects in next version.
  4. Hey there, just a quick/minor little thing that I would personally like to see in a future update, now that we have 12.7 and larger weapons in Squad. After having used the 12.7 weapons in Squad, I'm incredibly satisfied with the general feel of the big caliber weapons and you guys have done an outstanding job at getting the "feel" of firing those weapons just right! I know that gore has been kind of ruled out as medics need a chance to get people up (without a sewing kit and some glue), but it'd be really nice to see a larger "red mist" when you shoot soft-targets with 12.7 or higher. Specially when you're shooting at longer ranges, it'd be nice to have some sort of visual confirmation on your kill, and now that we don't have gore, wouldn't it make sense to make the "red-mist" generated when you shoot people, be larger for something like a 12.7 or a 14.5? Not only would it make it easier to identify a hit on longer ranges, it would also add to the realism of large caliber weapons. Would this be a possibility? ----- Also another thing I'd personally like to see ----------- After being shot at with large caliber weapons now, I feel like the HMG's and vehicle weapons need some suppression effect. The reactions that I've seen from most people ingame, when they recieve fire, is simply to just fire back... This does not exactly slow down the gameplay and at the moment, I don't feel like HMG emplacements have much of that - "Shit!-factor". (Probs though for the effects that you guys have created for the HMG's though. If they had more suppression, mixed with the amazing impacts and the sheer sound of that gun ripping, it would make a HUGE difference on the battlefield.) Just my 2 cents!
  5. DShKM-related bug

    It appears that when in a DShKM emplacement, the HUD compass doesn't move anymore when you turn. Once you've exited, it moves again. Have not tested on DShKM-mounted techies or the M2A1 emplacement.
  6. Got shot by humvee today, instant kill loved it :). Way to go. Too often revives feels live your nearly invulnerable. Great to see large caliber weapons doing massive damage. Is the BTR damage the same?
  7. HMG Kill of the Week thread!

    Still 4 hours, 32 minutes and 21 seconds before I get shot in the face by a .50 Cal... But I am already looking forward. So ahead of time, I thought I'd make this HMG KILL OF THE WEEK thread! It doesn't matter if you're on the shooting end, the receiving end, or anywhere in between - if you managed to get something awesome on video that you think is good enough to bring to this thread, SHARE it with us! Try to keep it under a minute, though You can vote for others' videos as kill of the week in your replies... Winners will be featured in this post To get things heated up prematurely, here's a short clip from last week's super secret playtest. OK, not technically a 50cal kill, but it sure makes you want to get playing..! HYPE The symbolic winner of week 0. Thanks @CMBelite-FR hurr de hurr!
  8. Apologies if this has already been suggested, I haven't seen it. I was thinking about being able to deploy HMGs on a raised tripod and HMGs on a lowered tripod, allow more flexibility in FOB design. Thoughts?
  9. Hi y'all! What do you feel about stationary weapon emplacements such as .50 caliber HMG's, autocannons, mortars & howitzers? Emplacements that can be built just like any other deployable, just more expensive. For example, an HMG emplacement with a 60° arch of fire but stationary or a 155mm~ish howitzer with a 30° arch of fire but that require a crew of 2 to move it in a 360° circle in order to respond to targets with direct fire that might try to flank or just to provide indirect fire at some other location. For all of you who has played Darkest Hour, you will know what I am talking about, the Flak88 & PaK40 at-guns & the likes of such - for all of you who dont - here you go: Yes? No? Maybe?
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