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  1. With the release of the a11 version, the FPS has indeed grown somewhat. However, at what price? When I played the game on Kohat, we put the fob about 1000-1100 meters from FOB Connelly. What was my surprise when I looked through binoculars on the FOB Connelly I did not see any objects at all. Even Hesco. Only the bare ground and small points of the players. This is absolutely unacceptable. Apparently, the developers have simply deleted all object LODs at a distance of more than 1000 meters. If you think that this is a reasonable price for raising 10-15% of the FPS, then you are very wrong. Also, instead of making new LODs of static objects on the Albasrah map, the developers simply reduced the fog distance. This is one of the most stupid methods of raising FPS, which kills gameplay. I hope that you acknowledge that this is all a mistake. And people who play on computers of the 2010-2012 release and are constantly whining about poor optimization, I want to say shut up, or spend $ 500 more, no one because of you should not suffer.
  2. Hello, and before i continue, sorry for my bad english I've been playing Squad since V8 Alpha version. I noticed alot of changed since then, from performance that improves FPS, to the game engine itself that becomes more smooth. I respect their (Devs) work, they did an amazing job at it. I know this game is still heavily under developement, performance wise, and also the "Core" of the game itself. And I do realise, that many people that played squad, must've a descent PC in order to run this game smoothly. But for some people like me, that has a potato (rather) PC specs (yes we should upgrade, but i can't because of certain thing), can't quite enjoy the game fully. There's indeed some maps that runs smoothly on my PC at Medium Setting and have average 40FPS (Like Chora). But, for the forest one, i have an FPS drop, say to like having 15 - 30 fps only. And i already have lower the graphic down. Not that i blame the dev's or anything, yes it's my fault for having this potato PC, but can we ask for "View Distance" option to be added into the game? Like what PR has. View distance helps alot to improves FPS on people that are using potato PC like me, by reducing the rendered world (including the ground itself, so basically cannot see further than that in anyway) that visible to the player. Say, i want to set the View Distance to only 500 meters, so i just set it to 500 meters. And i think that this feature cannot be abused since it's only to help people with low spec PC to improve FPS, and not anything else, since we cannot see further than 500 meters. It is a disadvantage for us, but worth for the FPS improvement So, i request Devs to kindly add View Distance Option to be added into the game (Just like the one in PR), nothing more but just to help some people that has low pc spec that still want to enjoy this game, to improve their FPS. Thanks in advantage, i hope i hear what you guys think about this
  3. Adjust view distance?

    Yes, I know this has been asked before, but all the results were very outdated. (Could have messed up searching, though. Not an avid forum user.) I have a quick, simple question. Is it possible to adjust view distance? Right now, the game eats cpu because of the unlimited view (even when not necessary, so I'm stuck on literally unplayable graphics and fps. I meet the min requirements, and almost reach some of the recommended. If this isn't a feature, are there any plans for it in the future?
  4. Heavy Vehicles, View Distance

    Hi. When I think of what this game will become I think of Project Reality on an up-to-date engine. Whether or not that's accurate I don't know, but that's my hope for this game anyways, and PR is what I will be comparing it to. Although there's probably still a while until vehicles (heavy ones specifically) are implemented to the game I still have some questions regarding their position. Vehicles in PR are basically limited to view distance only, which is what I (and others) believe is the reason for combined arms working well, without having to worry about heavy vehicles' effective range, as the view distance isn't more than 800-1200 meters anyways. Looking at the new screenshots from Yehorivka (which look fucking amazing by the way), the view distance is significantly longer, which could mean the infantry are in for a bit of a rape-session when being engaged by enemy armor at longer range. Here's where my question comes in: How will you balance out armor versus infantry? Could we get a brief outline on how you will balance the effectiveness of vehicles and survivability of infantry, as well as your thoughts on view- and rendering distance of tall grass, fields, etc. which is essential for the infantry's ability to stay alive? This might have been a bit untidy, hopefully you get what I'm asking. TLDR: Heavy vehicles will rape infantry at longer ranges. What's your plan? Thank you, saX.
  5. I tough it was my setting at first so I redownloaden. problem. if unscoped view distance is good. but when scoped in, rocks pop up in my view. but more then there should be. Ive been fighting to upload pics, did succeed. see fotos. Squad
  6. I was wondering if you guys have any good guids or topics for this. I am looking for a setting that will allow me relatively high view distance, with high anti aliasing, as I am having a hard time seeing enemy's at a distance over 200m. Would it be better for me to lower the viewdistance and put texture resolution at 150% for example, at this time anything beyond 200m is pixels to me.
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