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It would be nice to see different NATO forces fighting together on one map, like german and us troops taking on russia for example.

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On 2/2/2019 at 2:25 AM, Pharanaiton said:

It would be nice to see different NATO forces fighting together on one map, like german and us troops taking on russia for example.

I like that idea too! like maybe some maps get mostly US, and a squad or two of British troops. 

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On 2/2/2019 at 2:25 AM, Pharanaiton said:

It would be nice to see different NATO forces fighting together on one map, like german and us troops taking on russia for example.

Thinking about it, I can see something similar working even better. If they happen to add US Marine factions or similar branches for other factions, I think it would be great on maps like Fallujah to have a mix of Marines and Soldiers. 

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Only big ass problem I see here (aside from the dev time it would take) is that some people already have difficulty recognizing friendlies by gear/kit. And thus adding in more different ones to remember would lead to a increase of teamkill incidents.

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5 hours ago, liamNL said:

Only big ass problem I see here (aside from the dev time it would take) is that some people already have difficulty recognizing friendlies by gear/kit. And thus adding in more different ones to remember would lead to a increase of teamkill incidents.

If one of the developers were to read the suggestion and think "Wellllllll that sounds great but people would be too dumb to make it work" I'd be disappointed.

You can only dumb down IFF so much before it's completely on the player to deal with. I don't know how friendly fire ever happens in a game like Squad where you have an instant perfect accuracy map to tell you if you're looking at a friendly or not.

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The thing about Squad and similar games though is that it has minimal hud forcing you to recognize what team you are on and how they look to avoid friendly fire incidents. And some people will have trouble with that, in no fault of their own or because they're "too dumb". Thus adding another entire faction for a fraction of the team could easilly confuse people unless their enemy is even more distinct (irregulars such as the insurgents). Sure it would be a nice thing to have for "realism" but the practicality is not there for in-game purposes.

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6 hours ago, liamNL said:

The thing about Squad and similar games though is that it has minimal hud forcing you to recognize what team you are on and how they look to avoid friendly fire incidents. And some people will have trouble with that, in no fault of their own or because they're "too dumb". Thus adding another entire faction for a fraction of the team could easilly confuse people unless their enemy is even more distinct (irregulars such as the insurgents). Sure it would be a nice thing to have for "realism" but the practicality is not there for in-game purposes.

When I'm playing as the insurgents on Al Basrah, what's stopping me from shooting that goober in the distance with ABUs when I'm wearing something else? He doesn't look like most of the other guys on my team. He's even wearing a part of a Western uniform.

The current iteration of Squad even shoves it right in your face by showing the soldiers on the first screen upon entering a match.

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I suppose adding a faction on a map requires a lot more use of RAM/VRAM.

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