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  1. If so, how much "Sharpen" and "Ignore Film Grain" do you guys use and ingame(Squad) "Screen Sharpening"? I’m playing with 1440p resolution btw.
  2. Hello, Me and my friend are playing on 55" monitors. So the 120° FOV is really appreciated, however it really bugs us when using scopes. It "seems" that it doesn't zoom, even if the zoom level is exactly the same as when using default FOV. What gives this impression, is the fact that the scope appears very tiny on the screen. And while it feels more immersive to not have a small FOV on a big 55" monitor, the "small scope circle", makes it very difficult to see what's being actually zoomed on with. Therefore, my suggestion, is to have an option that would enable automatic switching of FOV when scoping. Finally, this is already present in most other games with adjustable FOV that I am playing, as the scope fills the screen whatever FOV I'm in, when playing battlefield. I could understand that it could be see as cheating at it's providing possibly a better understanding of the suroundings, however trust me, it's very uncomfortable to play/run with a small FOV with such monitor, and also very incomfortable to scope with large FOV as the scope's circle becomes very tiny. Sincerely,
  3. Hi has anyone seen a smilar thing like this happen to them, Its the first time and the only that it happened to me: I have not seen this except this one time so i dont know exactly how it happened or how to recreate the problem!
  4. My Screen is all messed up

    Its like the game just doesnt fit on my screen. Im a complete idiot as far as it goes to computers please help
  5. Screen Weird

    Before update 9, Squad ran smoothly. Now, when I join a game and press ENTER, this happens. And I cannot move the map/screen around at all. I've tried everything; changing the resolution, changing from borderless to window, verify integrity of game files etc. I can zoom in on the map and spawn somewhere, but the moment I die, I cannot GIVE UP. My screen won't move over, so I cannot click GIVE UP. I either have to wait for a medic, or I have to wait until my guy dies. Either way, it's frustrating. Can someone help please? Thanks.
  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8140aMerGU pls help to fix it It has been began after Alfa 9 release
  7. When I launch squad from steam the initial small loading screen with the logo passes fairly quickly. From there I get the little cut scene contained within the squad logo. After this is when I tend to sit with a black screen for 2 or more minutes before the usual controls display graphic shows up, at which point I wait another minute or so before being brought to the main menu. I get the same problem when I go to load into a server, a minute or two of black screen followed by a minute or so of the controls graphic before finally getting into a match. I have no issues running the game smooth as butter once I'm actually in (almost 100hrs of gameplay show no issues with the in game performance). I am running the game from a HDD not an SSD as I don't have the available funds to upgrade that, not that it appears it would make a difference. Two of my roommates have the game, one runs it off an SSD and one also runs off an HDD and both have drastically faster loading times than me. Any idea whats up? Some specs of my rig that may apply?: 1TB HDD (defragmented routinely) Intel i5 8GB ram GTX960 Thanks a lot for any suggestions guys!
  8. Hello, Is it possible to implement a color saturation setting because I find the atmosphere of the game too funny, the colors are too flashy and it is a shame for a war athmosphere ... the color level design Maps is not terrible. Thank EX : http://www.hostingpics.net/viewer.php?id=8394636452157vieilleville.jpg]
  9. Black screen while playing

    PLEASE HELP i bought the game last night, and it opens up fine, but when i join a server or training, when i spawn everythings black except the interface, i can still move around and hear footsteps and i can shoot, but everything other than the interface is black. Please help im running AMD radeon 6790m iMac 2010 8gb RAM 2 TB memory intel i7 im using parallels to run windows 10
  10. http://imgur.com/a/vPhxI As this gallery will show, all scoped weapons and launchers have a different center line, either horizontally or vertically. Is this intentional? Here's 2 examples from the album.
  11. Hey guys, since update 4.0 and 4.1 i have some kind of screen flickering mostly in the middle of the screen. Problem first occurred after i patched to 4.0 and still remains on 4.1. SPECS: Acer S27HL Monitor Windows Resolution: 1980x1080 i5-3470 CPU 8GB RAM GeForce GTX980 Windows 10 Pro In-Game Graphic settings: I've set everything to "Low", "Off" or "None". (I also turned everything on and to Epic as a test. No change.) Resolution Scale 120% (I also tested it with 200%, 100% and so on. No change.) FOV set to 90 Resolution 1980x1080 Squad Config changes: I've set max fps to '60' in the GameEngine.ini. No other changes. NVIDIA Control Panel: I had some settings changed, but deleted the whole Squad-profile as a test. Had no effect on the flickering. NVIDIA GeForce Experience: Version GTX 980: Driver version 361.75 The flickering gets stronger the faster i move my mouse or starting to sprint. It's no complete black-screen-flickering (a Windows 10 bug). It's a vertical flickering mostly in the middle of the screen near the weapon. I have no FPS drops while this occurrs. It doesn't appear randomly, it's just always visible if you're standing in the right position and moving your screen. As you can image it is really annoying and won't let you focus on playing the game anymore. I hope somebody can help me with this problem. Thank you guys in advance! Best regards, Endgame
  12. Loading Screen Error?

    A Reddit user (macgivor) pointed this out to me the other day. The Squad Quick Start Guide may have one word on there that continues to enforce the myth that the enemy can hear the local VOIP. I suggest better/clearer wording for when you guys touch up the loading screen. :)
  13. Hello! Since the closed beta for squad leaders, and now in the current patch for Squad on Steam, whenever I enter a server my screen is a bright green color. I am not sure how to get rid of it, or why it the issue persists. When I mess around with the gamma bar in settings, the screen's green brightness lessens just a little bit when I turn gamma to maximum, but it still remains. The pictures I am linking are with the gamma on maximum--if it weren't on maximum, it is impossible to see anything. Picture 1 Picture 2 Picture 3 Does anyone happen to know the reason for this issue or what I can do to fix it? Thank you.
  14. This is my first topic post here, guys! I've used the search function and didn't find anything directly related to what I'm about the suggest. They're pretty minor things anyways. Injured Debuffs - I think it'd be nice to have some hefty injury effects on player movement, aiming and visibility. Where the player was hit and how badly should be the main focus, methinks. For example, if you are hit in the leg, your character might move with a limp, and therefore aiming while moving will be harder, as well as the loss of the ability to sprint fast. Getting hit in the arms would affect aiming (even when standing still, or prone without a bipod) and getting hit in the head or having a grenade explode near you would affect visibility (flashing red vignette, blurriness, other psychedelic effects). Basic torso injuries should cause shaking and lesser versions of the debuffs mentioned above. I think that this will be an addition to the realism that Squad is aiming for. As for death screens - I think it'd be interesting to shy away from the classic "time until REALLY dead" countdown style, and do something a bit more interesting and intense. I was thinking along the lines of a heartbeat which starts to slow down over time and varies depending on how badly you are injured. It could even speed up when a defibrillator shocks you (if those are added at all, I wouldn't be rattled if they weren't). Another small thing is that I'd like sound to be muffled when dead or unconscious, instead of pristine or gone entirely. Same goes for grenade hits and basic injuries. The latter paragraph was pretty much entirely assuming that a revive style system is going to be added, or at least unconsciousness. If that isn't going to be added, the only part to be acknowledged is the part about audio muffling. Hell, these things might already be basic planned for features (or already in the game for all I know) but I thought it was worth suggesting. I'm all for the little details in these kinds of games.
  15. If I understood correctly there will be a revive system just like in BF2: PR and that means there will be a wounded state were we'll need to wait for a medic to come and revive us, in PR this means waiting up to 4m:59s (after that we're "dead-dead") and even after those 5m we might wait a few more until we get a spawn opportunity. My suggestion would be instead of having a black screen or a wounded one (bloody screen but w/o moving the camera we can still see) we would automatically jump to the eyes of a random squad member and see him playing. Some may this would be a bit unfair because in the end you could have 9 (8 wounded/dead + player) pair of eyes watching the same image but the comms delay would mitigate this con and by allowing us watching others player you: Would solve the "Dead people talking" issue - in BF2: PR its common to use mumble (Voiver over IP) to alert friendlies about the enemy position, not only that but if said enemy starts to reload or patching the wounded/dead player can broadcast that information which is annoying in some cases. If you're not in your "body" that means the enemy player is not in an unfair situation.Would solve the boring part - Like previously stated you can spend >5m watching the same wounded/dead screen which might lead to people alt-tabbing until we hear that we'll get a revive, with this system we can still be entertain even if not doing anything.Would create a better teaching technique - If you're dead and you're a new player you would be able to see how better players are still alive, when do they use cover and/or move, or how do they supress, ectAnd that's it.
  16. Squad 'Battle Recorder' Suggestion is for a feature that is the equivalent of Battlefield 2's Battle Recorder. Might be hard to produce one and cause many bugs but there's some ammount of uses: Catching Cheaters, Exploiters and so onDev usage as trailerPlayer footage for game promotionBug catchingPossibly other usesIf it was to be done then try to include a rewind feature or timeline (looks at Battle Recorder with angry face). Obviously not an essential to the game but it does have it's uses in the long term yet it wouldn't be unexpected for SQUAD to not have the feature as the competition doesn't tend to have the feature as far as I'm aware.