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  1. I love to play as a grenadier, but one thing is really annoying - zeroing. So, grenadier has 4 types of ammunition - explosive nades + 3 types of different smoke. When I'm shooting at long ranges, I prefer to set zeroing for required distance. The problem is that zeroing is linked to ammunition, not to grenade launcher. E.g. I'm shooting long range and using 200m zeroing on explosives, but when I changing my ammunition to smoke, my zeroing is going to default position(50m) or to the last zeroing I used on that ammunition. I find it really strange since you're changing zeroing on ammunition, not on the weapon. Please fix it.
  2. Hi everyone, I bought the game a couple of weeks ago and really enjoyed it so far (40 hours in). Sadly, I cannot start the game since yesterday as I am having Easy Anti Cheat (EAC) issues. The following picture is shown (language set to Dutch): https://imgur.com/a/ge0Dnqb The EAC logs are not really informative: Info] [LauncherProgress] 100%. [Info] [LauncherProgress] 100%. [Info] [LauncherProgress] 100%. [Info] [LauncherFinished] EACAsyncResult: 4 Message: 'Failed to start the game'. [Info] Exit button pressed by user. [Info] Unloading the EasyAntiCheat library. [Info] Destroying windows. [Info] Exit. I followed all instructions in the FAQ to the letter but to no avail. Reinstalling EAC, the game or both does not work, neither does removing the game files in appdata. I have turned off my fire wall and virus scanner. I have also contacted EAC. Edit: I have not installed any mods or made any alterations to the game. My guess would be that it has something to do with a Windows 10 update. I am currently on: Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview Build 17661.rs_prerelease.180428-1349. I am using Insider Preview for development purposes. Does anyone have a clue how to resolve this (other than reverting / reinstalling Windows 10)? Thanks in advance!
  3. Crash on startup

    Hey Guys, So I recently purchased this game two days ago, I got on and everything worked fine and I got a couple of hours of gameplay in the day I bought it. However, I got on today and decided to play it some and when I hit play on steam the launcher comes up and loads but then once it goes away nothing happens, no error, no crash report, nothing. On steam it goes from "Running..." to "Syncing" and then to nothing, as if the game ran and quit naturally. I have some experience with games acting up so I ran both the launcher and game .exe as admin, I tried verifying integrity of game cache, reinstalling the game, restating my computer, and disabling firewall as some have suggested. I have yet to find an answer that works for me. I have read that it might have something to do with the EasyAntiCheat or something but reinstalling that has no promise either. I really need some help getting this going as I am in love with the game and I am about 2 hours past the allocated gameplay time before you cant refund anymore. (EDIT): Also thought I should let you guys know, that if I just run the game .exe then the game starts up fine but says that it wasnt run from the launcher and EAC wont work so online is a no go. Thanks you guys -ELMO
  4. Hi. my friend just present to me this game. When i try to start it in STEAM i got this meaasge. -Launch error failed to start the game I can't find log of error or some kind of a code. Looks like its error wiht a LAUNCER not with the game. I got like 30 games on steam - and this game first didnt wont to start. Windows 7 x64 SP1 8 Gb RAM GTX 660 Intel i-3 2120
  5. First of all I would like to make clear that my suggestion should not be used to make any other change in the current set-up besides the initial suggestion. I would like to see that a under-barrel (only smoke) launcher would be added to the Squad leader without the explosive grenades. Right now the the Squad leader has colored smoke grenades, but they have a horizontal dispersion pattern resoling in covering the enemy and not physically marking friendly and enemy positions without covering them. The use of that tool wouldn't make the tactical map less useful, because the smoke disappears and can be seen by the enemy, other than at the tactical map. The under-barrel (only smoke) launcher is a better choice for marking positions because of its vertical dispersion pattern, which doesn't cover the enemy and because it has once higher vertical dispersion pattern, it can be seen over walls. A lot of people don't realize that when you are relating information of enemy positions or movement to a fraction of your team or a other Squad that is not at the same position as you (lets say at your left or right flank), you have to calculate or they have to calculate the information (W-(XXX)) to be usable to use it, because for them the enemy's are (N-(YYY),...). In the game right now there is a lot of friendly fire (like in real life), but that could be changed (like in real life) with colored smoke grenades, in-game the better choice to do that are smoke grenades that are fired from the under-barrel launcher. This addition would minimize confusion and friendly fire on the battlefield (Realize that not the whole squad is lucking at the tactical map all the time and that a physically marking relates that information to everyone in a fraction of a second - that is specially good in a intense fire fight !). PS.: I wouldn't change the grenadier in any way, in my ayes he is a great second in command because of his under-barrel smoke grenades ! Picture: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=674961131 Whats your reaction to that ?
  6. First off, I know this idea has been floated before, but the last posting about it was several months back, and I thought I'd bring the idea up again. Most people can agree that the night maps are a bit difficult to see in, and some even resort to upping the gamma for greater visibility. Being a (somewhat) realism purist, i don't like doing such things, but that does give us a serious disadvantage to those that do decide to exploit the gamma. This is why i feel grenade-launched flares may be the best option; 1- This utilizes the already-in-place potential for grenadiers to mark areas of enemy targets, and makes them more valuable to the team. 2- Anyone that is utilizing the upped gamma will find it impossible to see during the flare due to over-exposed visuals, which makes this exploit less useable if one has to go into the menu and turn down the settings just in order to see. 3- The unreal engine 4 is one of the best engines currently capable of dynamic, volumetric lights, and should experience minimal frame drop even on the highest of settings. Please rate the poll if you have a moment, or if you have any imput or better ideas, please comment in the section below.
  7. Im really interested what you, community and developers, think about this branch of weapons in the game, how would affect gameplay etc. I think its good idea because MK-19 is used by USA, there exists russian version of weapon too, I saw it at few videos from war in Ukraine so I assume that militants can use them too. More diffrent sorts of weapons the better. The weapon isnt that accurate acctualy so I think it wont be so overpowered, and it would be good idea to limit weapon in the game. The weapon could be used for suppression, objective defence and as a mortar-kind of weapon for city fights and close combat as in real life sometimes.(you put it like 80 degrees up from standard position) It could be also hooked up on the cars, or on russian and american side, on the humvee or on the russian jeep. This is only idea. Sorry for bad English.
  8. In game use are currently using the M203's as grenade launchers for the US army side. But currently the 203 is be phased out of the US army and is being replaced by the M320. All infantry OSUT privates are being trained on the M320. The M320 is a handheld or rail attached grenade launcher with the same characteristics of the M203 on the moved the side to a side mounted side in stead of attaching it to the top rail system. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M320_Grenade_Launcher_Module This is just an idea to keep game play weapons up to date.
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