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  1. Can we turn down the helicopter noise on main menu please?
  2. Whenever i´m waiting in queue in to join a game i hear this annoying helicopter doing fly bys every 15 seconds. It´s like it was designed to annoy you because if you just hear a helicopter spooling up or a generator going you get used to the sound. But this thing shows up just after i´ve stopped listening and only lasts for a few seconds. I have to turn off the main volume then go back again and crank it up when i´m in game, it´s very annoying. My suggestion is to add an option to turn off menu sounds. Other alternatives are to either cut out the helicopter sound completely or change it to mumbling radio voices or something that is on all the time instead of reiterating every 20 seconds.
  3. It's simple really. My pc sweats trying to max fps while in main menu (i've set limit to 165 fps as I have 165hz monitor) and dont really wanna have to change it up every time I join or leave a game. So two simple options to fix this. 1. Add seperate FPS limiter for when you are in the main menu 2. Add option to disable the rendering of the game behind the menus all together. Nobody wants or needs 60+ fps in the main menu. Makes myself, my pc and my room really hot and sweaty. Thanks
  4. So with v12 comes the new menu... I don't know if it's only me, but I have high GPU usage in game menu. I played v12 now for 3-4 days and I had high GPU usage in menu, but when I connected to a game server the GPU usage dropped and I could play with no problems... I tried today and the same thing happened... menu -> High usage... BUT this time when I connected to a game server the usage didn't drop...
  5. Bug Help me out!!!

    Hey, I just updated squad to v12 on steam. When click Server browser the game start lagging on menu as the list goes on and get more bigger. Thus, the pointer of mouse is not movable on screen. Also when load any map after struggling, the game takes too long on loading and kick me out because of "time out", no clue what to do or how to solve it! Except Server Browser all other things works fluent and i am getting 30fps easily. But can't get into map. Also tried graphics with low settings abd cleared cache as well. Need help!
  6. Hey, I just updated squad to v12 on steam. When click Server browser the game start lagging on menu as the list goes on and get more bigger. Thus, the pointer of mouse is not movable on screen. Also when load any map after struggling, the game takes too long on loading and kick me out because of "time out", no clue what to do or how to solve it! Except Server Browser all other things works fluent and i am getting 30fps easily. But can't get into map. Also tried graphics with low settings abd cleared cache as well. Need help!
  7. two things I noticed: when I go to "settings - game - general - maximum FPS" and set a value, say 60, I click "apply" and it works, but next time I restart the game it still says "60" but it doesn't work anymore, unless I change to another value (59 or 61, then 60 again) to make it work. when I go to the "command menu" or "deployment menu" I toggle "viewing roles as player icons" ON, and it works, but on the next map although it is still ON, it doesn't work unless I switch it off and on again also, please, make clicking on the HAB to respawn more responsive, I always end up having to zoom in to click on it because I click on someone else or something else, I know I can use the menu on the left side to click on it, but I like to clicking on the map
  8. With the Fire range in the menu could we get drop down menu to select what map you want to load. So you don't load fire range then say fools road or alike.
  9. Greetings, I'm suggesting the implementation of a radial menu that allows players to perform hand signs. While it may seem like insignificant and unnecessary, it might come in handy for players who are unable to speak on VoIP for one reason or another. Sort of like emotes in other games. ^Random example I found in google.
  10. no squad leader menu in firing range

    Why is it that when I go into the firing range and choose the squad leader kit, I cannot pull up the squad leader menu by pressing T? When I am in an actual game it works fine but when I want to practice at the range, it does not work.
  11. When opening the menu, immediatley the mouse is visible in one place only. When I move out of that place it becomes invisble and doesn't work to click on anything. Please help!
  12. From what i had played, and excuse me if this had already been changed, but selecting weapons with the scroll wheel sometimes kicks you off after a timer and can lead you to select the wrong weapon/item, which could have bad results if an armoured vehicle was coming up the road and you pulled the HE rocket instead of the AP one. This can cause problems with some newer/slower players who might need to have a longer look through the menu to identify the item they want to select. My suggestion to change this, is to keep the menu permanently up until the left mouse or other select items are pressed, wherein the equipped item would swap to the one you had selected. If in a situation of panic, holding the right mouse button would both cancel the menu and also allow a player to aim down sights without major penalty. Waiting to hear what you think of my minor suggestion~
  13. HELP: Can't join servers...

    When i go to the server browser when i try to join one of them i just get timed out after waiting 2-3 mins in the loading screen, and them i go back to main menu. Any help please? Thanks in advance
  14. As it stands, current server browser is cumbersome to most casual players who may not own reserved slots on servers. The process of having to see 64/72 players in a server, attempting to connect, waiting to load, then getting booted back to home menu only to refresh servers again adds a level of frustration/tedium that could be avoided. I would suggest changing the client server browser so that it will show the number of reserved slots, and also have an option to prevent connection attempts for those who know they do not have reserved slots on any server. This would greatly reduce the amount of tries and time spent trying to connect to a well populated server with some ostensibly free slots. Some context/about me: I would consider myself a casual player with some experience in military simulation games like Arma 3. At times I find I launch Squad and try for maybe 10 to 15 minutes to connect to well populated servers while catching up with email or other simple tasks. Some days I do not find a suitable server in that amount of time and end up doing other things (be it gaming or just non-computer related stuff). I do like the squad community, though, compared to a lot of other games. So when I don't play Squad I usually don't play anything else for that computer session.
  15. Menu stuck

    Hi guys, can someone get resolved to this problem ? 5 - 10 minutes and i'm stuck in game because i see only menu and game in background ... In all game, i try 10 - 15 servers, always be same, 5 - 10 minutes and i must disconnect ... some screenshoot: http://imageshack.com/a/img923/1623/tXSFFS.jpg http://imageshack.com/a/img924/4145/oCXlYr.jpg imageshack.us/a/img923/3963/wqXcmo.jpg
  16. stuck at ammo box menu

    how do u get this off ur screen...i cant do anything i seriously had to force stop the game ... like cmon how can u get a patch out without fixing this things... dont u have any1 to test this?
  17. Ammo crate menu icons

    I know they're supposed to speed up finding the role you want, but IMO the use of icons below role names in the ammo crate menu is confusing, and clutters the whole thing... I'd prefer if we returned to role names only. And am I the only one who finds hexagons a really weird shape for the menu?
  18. I've noticed in game that the SL interaction can be hit or miss, but what I find more confusing is when multiple SLs are using their context menu and placing markers on the map. One suggestion I have is to only see markers placed by your SL that are non-enemy position markers (ie: move, attack, defend, etc). The enemy position markers should still show up as red, but if you see a shield or sword marker, you know it was placed by your SL and not another. Just a thought. The other option would be to color code or place a number over the marker indication which SL placed it but that might be too taxing on the UE4 in game mechanics.
  19. Map out of sync

    In the game I tend to use my map for navigation but in all of the maps I've played on I notice that the map image is out of sync compared to the map itself. If you went into a corner on a map and check the map when you press M you can see the image is off by meters horizontally and vertically. I don't mind the map being off in huge maps such as Kohat Toi Valley or Fools Road but in closer quarter maps such as Sumari Bala it makes it difficult to navigate.
  20. Menu's And Options

    Sup' everyone, So I think that a lot of the things that I will talk about in this post might have been talked about between the devs, but I havent seen anything about it on the forums. So what i'd like to talk about is the -Main menu & options -Add friends in-game -Create squads First of all i'd like to talk about the options i'd personally like to see in the main menu, and for that I have made a small concept main menu. ((BACKGROUND IMAGE BY MELBO SEE THREAD http://forums.joinsquad.com/topic/250-melbos-thread-of-war-stuff/ )) Above you can see a main menu as I personally love them. Giving a lot of information and options in a clean format. First of all we've got the option 'quik match' which I think everyone is familiar with, this just allowes you to instantly join a game on your own if you do not want to join a specific server / just dont care. You would be able to select an amount of players, which mode, and which maps you would like to play. After that we have the option 'play with friends' which also kind of speaks for itself, this would allow you to create a squad and invite friends before you even enter a server. This way you could just hang around in the lobby waiting for all your friends to arrive and drop into action together. The squadleader (creator of the squad) can invite,kick, and give other players the right to invite so they can invite their friends. I'd like to see the option to invite friends in-game so I dont have to add them on steam if I don't want to. After that we have the good old 'server browser' no explanation needed there. Im sure it will include all information and options such as 'history' (shows previously played servers) 'favorites' (shows servers you have added to your favorit list) 'friends' (shows the servers your friends are playing on) and ofcourse the 'internet' (shows all servers) which should show your ping, if its locked or not , current players / max players, mode, map name, how far in to the round the server is, and maybe even if a friend is playing on it, or if you have previously joined it. Than we have the 'statistics' option, now I dont know if this game will keep track of your kills, deaths, revives, if it will have leaderboards of some sort? But if it did, i'd definetly like to have the option to see all your stats, maybe even your friends stats. The option 'manual' speaks for itself too, i'd like to have a link on the main menu to a .pdf or a forum thread with the full manual in there. An option 'forums' to quickly reach the forums from the main menu. 'credits' and 'quit' explain themselves. Besides all of this, i'd love to see this image from melbo be the background on the game menu. I absolutely frikin love this image it would just need a few adjustments. I know most of this stuff is obvious, and will probably be in the game, anyways let me know if you like or dont like some of the options I gave here, and if you miss anything on this list. cheers, TickL Me Tibbers