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  1. M1911

    Hi Squad devs, I'm a massive fan of the M1911 handgun, and I thought it would be awesome if you guys could add it to the game as part of the U.S. forces. I realize it's been replaced with the M9 now, but many soldiers still use it as their preferred sidearm as it hasn't been fully phased out. - Josh
  2. Hello, I'd like to suggest ways to improve the handguns in Squad. The thing that really made me write this suggestion was the incredibly ""cringy"" way that the player model holds the pistol.. I've been shooting Production Division in IPSC for a few years now and I really like pistols overall. I think many game developers do not have the proper experience and/or feedback to make the player feel like they're using them correctly. I'd like to give you my two cents on that matter. ( I think your team did a good job on the FOV when shooting a pistol, because in most other games they look like they have their pistol 5 cm in front of the face, which in reality is going to result in face injuries.) Medal of Honor: Warfighter is the game that has the most realistic weapon handling, animations, models and textures. Ever. I'm going to upload a couple of pictures to show you how proper pistol gripping and aiming looks like. (This is a CZ 75 Shadow) ADS + correct (?) FOV + proper grip Grip: Overall I think that pistols deserve a bit more love. Quicker weapon switch from rifle to pistol, quicker ADS time,less recoil (when you're handling the pistol correctly the recoil will be quite light), maybe a bit more damage output in close quarters(1-8 meters). I really like how the game is developing so far and I wanted to contribute to it. If anyone is interested I could include tactical reload video, fast reload ( when the mag is empty), reload with/without slide lock and such. Sadly I do not own Beretta because the gun laws in my country are pretty strict about multiple firearms. I could get my hands on a Makarov, but the weapon handling is pretty much the same with every pistol. Thank you for your time, Aleksander
  3. Pistol switching speed

    hi guys, what do you think about the switching speed to the pistol? i think its too slow
  4. Hi guys, i thought i make this topic and tell you guys my opinion about switching to the secondary weapon, the pistol. i think it has to be a little bit quicker, not only for gameplay reason but for realismn. i never saw a trained soldier who needs 3-4 seconds (or more) to switch to his side arms. i know many players think the same so what do u guys think greetz
  5. Modding Help

    Hi, I'm new to this game and modding in general as well. Being that this game is using Unreal Engine 4 and got a board dedicated to modding I figured the game would be rather friend when it comes to modding. Spent a day making a little more tacticool pistol, and was hoping there was a way to switch the assets https://sketchfab.com/models/75f910f1346247179627c2ae54aa9978 https://imgur.com/134OfYP
  6. Gameplay vid - pistol kills

    Me havin some fun in squad, one of my first matches so don't judge lol ! ;-) hope you like it ! btw - it gets quite loud 20 sec in or so, so watch your voloume.
  7. Faster Pistol Draw Time

    The point of soldiers carrying pistols is so they can engage close targets in the event of running out of ammo for their rifle. This has happened to me once in Squad (I killed the enemy though, I swear). I feel like the time it takes to draw your sidearm is too long. Switching back to the rifle makes sense to take longer though.