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  1. Royal Battalion

    Our Server Rules 1. Be respectful: Absolutely no discrimination of any kind to other players will be tolerated. 2. Team Killing: Deliberate team kills will not be tolerated, this includes revenge/retaliation team kills or team killing in 'self defence'. Apologise for accidental team kills in all chat. 3. Cheating: Cheating of any kind will result in a ban, this includes hacking, glitching and other exploits. 4. Base Camping: We allow the enemy team out of main without hinderance to the 1st flag Such as Planting Mines right outside Protection Zone, Destroying/Killing Vehicles that just left Main Protection Zone. Some Objectives are very close to Main Base, But it doesn't mean it's allowed to Stay right next to them, in order to Secure the Cap Zone. If an Admin Considers that you are Too Close/Breaking the rule, you will be Asked to Stop Doing That or risking being kicked from the Server. 5. Squad Leaders: All squad leaders must have the squad leader kit at all times, they must have a microphone and be able to communicate in English to other squad leaders. A reasonable effort should be made to play the objective. taking all the vehicles, placing a FOB miles from objectives or sitting at un-capable/defendable objectives is not helping your team. 6. Unassigned: All players must join a squad, if one is not available, create one. 7. Spam/Advertising: Do not spam VOIP or text chat (playing music down the mic, etc). Do not advertise on our server, this includes URLs or any kind of advertising in your steam name. In addition NO recruiting on this server, unless for R-B 8. Vehicles: All APCs/IFV that require Crewman kit must be 2 manned. Do not Abandon Vehicles anywhere else, than FOB or Main Base. 9. No locked squads: Unless 2-3 man APC/IFV squad or 3-4 man motor squad. Locked squads for collective languages will be allowed, if the SL speaks English over SL chat. 1-Man Logistics/SPG Squads are Allowed. 10. Creating a squad without intending to lead it: Don't make a squad, then leave it and making someone else be an SL 11. No Camping bridges leading out of main bases. Players must wait till the enemy team are over the bridges before attacking. Our Seeding rules: 1. Both teams pick a flag and agree to fight over the flag 2. No HABs, FOBs or rallys to be placed on the agreed fighting flag 3. No Vehicles with armour to be used during seeding 4. No attacking each others HABs, FOBs or rallys until the server is live 5. All spawn placements must placed on a non agreed fighting flag or at a great distance to prevent players from walking onto the spawn points. If you have a complaint, question or issue: In any event that players have a complaint, question or issue, please join our discord and use the #report to admin channel. https://discord.gg/jEjMpAn
  2. when you setting the POV to 120. your telescope window will become smaller.
  3. Mic issues

    Dear community, Today I started to play Squad, but I can't get my microfoon working, Squad can't find my microfoon as enabled and therefore I cannot use it... When I am testing my microfoon with windows, discord or other games (like escape from tarkov) I do not have any problems with my microfoon, even on PS4 it works. Does someone knows how I can get my microfoon working within squad? Useful information regarding my microfoon: - Connected with a usb-port directly to my motherboard. - Qware headset
  4. Hi guys I play in 3440 x 1440 with a 1080ti and updated to the new 430.67 drivers only to find what felt like poor performance. I have been playing TW:WH2 and the fps is terrible. So deciding to have a roll back to older drivers tried the 419.67, which to my surprise sorted issues with WH2 and feel that Squad is running better. No set fps difference but just feels better. Thought might put this out with others on NVIDIA cards.
  5. Please leave Bugs and Issues here with screenshots attached. Not a place to theory craft or idealize about the map. just help spot bugs only. cheers
  6. Please Help! Confusingly Low FPS! Specs - (ASUS Zephyrus) GTX 1080 Max-Q with 16gb Vram Intel i7-7700HQ 16gb RAM M.2 960 EVO 512Gb (The game loads in extremely fast so no issues with the M.2) On low and high (yes both low and high, very confused) settings at 1080p I get around 30 - 40 fps on a full 78 man server and around 60 on the firing range...Using task manager I recorded that my CPU was at 90% - 100% utilisation (so no issues there) but my GPU was at around 30% - 43% utilisation with roughly 4-6Gb of VRAM being used. Is the i7-7700HQ therefore bottlenecking the game? Plenty of other games I play perform considerably better so I'm at a loss of what to do. Is there maybe an issue with the bios?
  7. Please leave Bugs and Issues here with screenshots attached. Not a place to theory craft or idealize about the map. just help spot bugs only. cheers
  8. Hey Guys,recently like everyone i got V9 after launching i'm getting frames dropes from 50 fps to 2 or 1 frames that last about 3 secs then it goes up then it happens everytime,and also joining servers take like 5 min++,the game is completly unplayable i thought it was going to be a fleshed update but it's the worst so far i'm playing at epic settings like before i used to get (45-100 fps) my system: i5 4460 3.2 ghz sapphire amd r9 280x 3gb tri-x oc 8gb ram ddr3 1600 mhz (ps:game is installed on a hdd)
  9. Hello, So recently I have picked up squad again after many updates but when I went into a match my sound would just stop working after a tiny high pitched "wshoop". After some time I figured out my sound would only stop working after a squad member would talk on the squad radio. After the high pitched sound all the sound would stop working although it worked fine before and only tiny high pitched noises can be heard. I don't think this is an issue with the headset ( I have hyperx cloud 2's) as this problem never occurred on any other games. I also tried to play around with the sound settings and tried switching from high to low quality and other things but nothing helped. Please help and give suggestions for a fix.
  10. Having a few problems with V9. First is the scoreboard, which just refuses to fit to my screen. I am not running in 4k and am running in 1680x1050. I have checked windows scaling and the squad config and nothing is wrong, but the scoreboard is still refusing to work. I have tried to reinstall and clear the game cash, but the problem still remains. I have a screenshot below of the issue: as you can see, the word scoreboard is cut in half and the "next map" is off the screen. The Stryker issue is another weird one. It only happens when I'm on a server, but I will be in the gunner seat for maybe 5-10 seconds and the white text saying "Press (Enter) to open the spawn screen" will pop up in the middle of my screen until I switch seats or get out of the vehicle. Its pretty annoying as it takes up the center of the targeting reticule. I have not had long enough in the BTRs or the tracked vehicles in v9 to test if they have the issue aswell.
  11. Hello everyone, My name is Pedro, from Portugal. Just bought the game today... Went to the Firing Range, tested the game, all is well FPS wise, and playability Closed the game, rejoined ... I go to Server browser to join a server... I have low ping, go inside ... and I only get a flash, and I get "kicked" I guess ... afterwards I have a Server closed connection message. This happens in all servers, high ping, low ping, almost full and empty servers .. Any help please ?
  12. I bought Squad on steam and had no problem downloading it but when I went to launch it for the first time a message popped up saying "Missing EasyAntiCheat Launcher.dlls" Does anyone know how to fix it? It has happened on other games to different people and usually a game update fixes it.
  13. Every server i've joined after the update close the connection after a couple minuets if not before, anyone else experiencing this?
  14. I apologize if this topic is too negative - But I hope the Offworld team appreciates criticism by the community. Some brief questions to the devs about common concerns in the Squad community: - Why focus on performance heavy (but neat) things like dynamic foliage, barrel smoke etc. when the server-player sync is sweating at 70p, inf only, low detail maps? Will the server-player sync handle such things on a 100p vehicle map? Can you afford spending resources on this when there's sync issues already? - Some insiders have hinted you may have to abandon the 100p combined arms goal and stick with a smaller scale/fewer vehicles maps due to resource restrictions. Why are you adding more high resource features instead of abandoning these if they risk costing so much you must give up the 100p C.A. goal? - The current v. is poorly optimized for all, and worse still for AMD users. Current early alpha graphics are p. much on par with PR:BF2, and I can run these maxed at ~20FPS, when I can run the gorgeous Battlefront reboot at ~100fps, (64p with vehicles). Shouldn't optimizing/improving graphics be a #1 priority, rather than adding more content? - The design of the maps leaves a lot to be desired. Yes, the Russian maps+TrueSky look better, but still. What we've seen from the community artists/modders is gorgeous. What priority vs. adding more content is given to releasing mod tools atm? Will you, once mod tools are released, focus on working on the much needed polish of gameplay aspects like controls, optimizations, streamlining, and engine features, and let the community create most of the art and content like maps/new vehicles, with an efficient incorporation of the best of this to the base game? - What many people liked about the PR inf controls vs. those of, say, ArmA was the quicker, more responsive and direct, 'arcade-ish' feel since it felt like you were the soldier, whereas the hyper-realistic ArmA controls with delays, wobbly camera (which is 'realistic' - your head moves around IRL - but put on screen, you can't use the part of your brain that compensates for this to give a steady perception), and exaggerated endurance effects makes it feel like your soldier has brain damage from sniffing glue. If Squad is the spiritual successor to PR, and is "a balance of arcade, teamwork, and realism", why add hyper-realistic features that make controls less responsive and direct, like momentum while sprinting, excessive camera wobble, stamina effects on camera movement, breath hold for short range weps (which ruins suppressive fire), too much recoil climb vs. recoil spread, delayed animation start for switching weapons and reloading, etc., which makes it feel like someone else is controlling your character? - With the explosion of new players in a game where a good gameplay experience relies mostly on playing with like minded people, why not add things like automatic mic check to join certain servers and such tools to filter servers by desired play style? In Squad, you all too often have a bad time by only finding casual no mic players when you want teamwork, or only serious mic users getting annoyed at you for wanting to play casual without voice chat. I hope you have time to answer some of this. Sincerely, Bollz and the community
  15. Ive been looking through the forums looking for an answer without success, so i decided creating my own topic. I have this strange issue where my fps seems to be 'capped' when i start the game. I usually type 'stat FPS' when entering the main menu, and sometimes it is around 40-50, while if i restart the game, it might change to 200 fps at a random. I found out that if i change the settings from windowed to fullscreen something happends with the fps, which makes it bump up to a higher 'average'. If i change back, it might go even higher. Ive tried to verify the game integrity, but this changes nothing. Ive set the game to run as administrator, without any noticeable changes. (C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Squad) - This one. Here are some pictures before and after i change to fullscreen from borderless, and back. Specs CPU pics
  16. Switching Squads

    Hello all, I want to ask you guys about that ... I dont know If this is a bug. I spawn in a Squad with regular kid and than everyone left and so as I ... but when I join in new squad, My weapon changes and I remain only with 2 Magazines of ammo and Dont have Foeld dressing and nothing ... What is that, some kind of Penalty about the squad switvhing or System of preventing Kit Stacking ... Thanks !!
  17. What is happening Guys ... I was playing and than LOADING SCREEN appear from nowhere ... than NO SERVER in the List ... Is it only me ?!
  18. My PC sometimes freezes while playing Squad. Latest one: I played for around ~40 Min and than the PC froze entirely. So, Squad is still open but it just gives me a freeze frame. No Audio. I tried to just wait for the freeze to go by, but nothing happened also after a half an hour. The only way to work on the PC again is by pressing its power button until it forces a shutdown. (A half of myself is always dying when I'm forced to do something like that :( After that I can start the PC the normal way and nothing seems to has happened. This occurs nearly every time I play.
  19. Regular Gameplay Fixes

    Just a few thoughts, Enemies should not be allowed to be close enough to spawn camp main base. I typically cannot stand from prone into a crouch position, i have to sprint to get out of it, and it gets me killed behind walls. A lot of the walls are very difficult to climb over, even with full stamina at times. When one squad places a rally point directly on an FOB, there is no TAB mechanic to be able to select the FOB to spawn on if your in another squad. Instead you just are not able to spawn b/c the rally point overlay takes precedence and thinks you're trying to spawn on it. K thnx. Oh, and Vehicles plz!
  20. The game won't start even trying all the fixes i could find in internet, so i checked the log files and realized that there is an error saying my Steam account was not signed in correctly, Well, i just logoff Steam and log-in again and now i can launch the game. I think that was just a coincidence, yesterday i realize that running Steam as an Administrator worked for me. WINDOWS 8.1 AMD FX5
  21. My Feedback

    Aiming: Aiming in this game feels awful, as does shooting. Using a scope makes it worse. In fact, I just hip fire most of the time. It really feels like you're holding the gun really far away from your face which means as soon as you shoot you lose your target. Sway: Weapon sway is way too exaggerated. FOB: (Now I'm assuming since there's no explosives (C4, etc), that this will be implemented, but if not...) Just walking up to an FOB and removing it is a bit strange. Using explosives would make it a lot better I think. Capture Points: The radius on these are very large, and often the capture points don't even capture anything of worth. Why would there be a big fight over a mediocre hill with no buildings in sight? Game Mode: (This is purely for pre-alpha/alpha/beta) Instead of tickets, maybe a capture-all-points style mode. It would make battles go for longer, make for some really cool battles over the flags and have an actual point to reinforcing a position because those tickets won't run out as fast as they do. It could also go the other way and make the games much shorter if one team dominated the other. Rockets: The kill range on the RPG is absolutely awful. You can land a rocket 5 metres from an enemy and not even damaged. Also, you can hit a small wall with an enemy behind it and no damage either. Recoil: The M4 has more recoil than an AK. Long Rifle: I'm assuming this having no optic is either for a balance reason or no sight has been made yet, but if it's intentional I find that strange. Not going to add the obvious like prone or vehicles because they're obviously coming. If anyone knows the details of the weapon resting in this game, can you let me know?
  22. First off, that was awesome. The sounds, the art, the mechanics.. everything is definitely progressing and it's nice to be able to see it as a player by experiencing it first hand. I'm going to write a quick bit of feedback and any aspects I believe are "issues". I'll try to leave out the repetitive and obvious stuff that everyone is well aware of and I'm not going to dive into telling you what your priorities should be! Let me start off by saying I experienced absolutely no technical issues the whole weekend. I got my email, sent the extra key to a friend, set up my account / profile, downloaded the game and waited for the accounts to go live / be activated. The game didn't crash once at any point and my performance was pretty decent. I had everything maxed but then I put the shadows down to MED to go up to a more constant frame rate. I also used VSYNC... it works pretty well for me. I rebound my voice comm keybindings and adjusted my mouse sensitivity without a problem too. The only problem I had was server side which was mentioned by several people on the forums during the weekend. Joined an empty server and was sent back to the main menu.. I'm not going to speculate on what I think it was but you guys had it on lock and fixed it in the end. That aside, there were a couple of "picky" things that are stuck in my head.. Suicide - I came across a few guys in a squad that were abusing the ability to commit suicide using console commands. Basically, they would send the SL behind flags to place an RP down and once they secured the flag they would instantly commit suicide and respawn on the RP. They also figured out that the respawn timer is shorter on the hideout / radio ("FOB") so they went with extra guys and set up behind the flags again which meant the enemy had no chance to counter the flag capture since the respawns were so short. This meant they could fully skip fighting the enemy and instantly start capturing the next flag. Building FOBs and RPs behind the front line is fine but abusing the console command to commit suicide in order to essentially avoid having to push the enemy back directly seems a little bit extreme to me and I'm well aware that some kits have grenades but that's the same concept. It was pretty effective too since killing yourself is much faster than having to run against a force of resistance.... anyway, the direct solution I can think of is just to make the respawn timer longer if the player commits suicide, maybe 15-30 seconds more than the regular timer. Having the option to commit suicide at this stage of development is a pretty vital thing so I won't suggest the removal of it but it shouldn't be something that can be abused to affect gameplay. Being an SL - I had a few games as a Squad Leader. It's fun leading and the communication aspect is shaping up to be great already. One bit of feedback I have for that is either for the game to "prioritize" incoming comms or for the players to be able to set this up on their own. Having people talk on Local, Squad and Command at the same time can be an extremely painful experience especially when the rounds are flying and explosions are going off. At the time we had 3 Squad Leaders and we were communicating with each other. Now, this was awesome as we were able to co-ordinate our efforts on different tasks but once Local and Squad channels started to become more active in the game I found it impossible to distinguish anything said. So what I suggest as a fix would be automatic channel prioritization. This would basically mean that if someone is talking on Local and then someone starts talking in Squad it would lower the volume of Local while Squad net is being transmitted. This would also be the same with Command being prioritized over Squad. Another fix would be for players to be able to set prioritization in their settings.. if someone doesn't necessarily want Squad net to turn down the volume of Local they could swap them or even go as far to the point where you can just set individual channel volume levels (similar to master volume and then a breakdown of effects, UI etc).I believe that's it from me. There's a lot of other things I've noticed but they have been addressed by others already which is awesome to see. Edit: Specs if anyone requires them. Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 CPU: Intel i7 4820k @ 4.4Ghz GPU: EVGA GTX 780 SC ACX RAM: 16GB Corsair Vengeance Pro Silver, 2133MHz PSU: 650W Corsair Enthusiast Series, TX650 V2 SSD: 512GB Crucial MX100 (C:) (Squad is Installed on this) HDD: x2 2TB Seagate Barracuda OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit