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2 comments by Swaggletooth on Apr 18th, 2012

Fans of "Terrorist Hunt" in Rainbow Six may see some similarity to this gamemode, however we're working on making "Merc Hunters" different in several ways.

The first difference is that NPCs start off as somewhat weak - only being armed with pistols, eventually progressing to wielding heavier weaponry. I'm toying with the idea of having some maps progress onto heavy vehicles / helicopters as sort of boss type enemies, it depends how feasible that is (and more importantly, if that's fun or not).

The second point is that players will have a time limit (there won't be endless spawning enemies in this like in Nazi Zombies). I'm hoping we can give players the ability to extend the time limit if they want to do so, giving them a choice for bugging out if things get too hard.

We'll have a number of maps for this gamemode, the first of which I should mention is one called "Gunkanjima" by the very talented JimOnions

I'm also working on porting a previously unreleased map of his called "Frozen", which is set on a mountainside. Needless to say, it's a fine looking map and should be great fun to play!

Another map for this gamemode is a map of mine called "Rusland". It's not really set with anywhere specific in mind (just somewhere vaguely Russian), I've been working from a variety of references to produce this. It's been quite nice to work on this as a break from the other large scale maps I've been making for the main game mode.

I still want to add a great deal more detail to the map, so I'll be posting more pictures of this as I develop it.

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Dizzy42 Dec 19 2013, 3:02pm says:


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[MC]Pimpão Apr 21 2014, 9:17pm replied:

Nah, i prefer to believe that they are planning to post a big update any time now :)

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dachi12 Sep 2 2013, 4:05am says:

Also,it will be great if it had Team Deathmatch :(

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dachi12 Aug 24 2013, 6:21am says:

It's nice!

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13isLucky Jul 3 2013, 10:53am says:

Haven't heard from this one in a while. Hope it's still going on.

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TωısтeđHeαdαcħe Aug 19 2013, 8:02am replied:

It is.

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[MC]Pimpão Jun 28 2013, 3:13pm says:

THIS MOD LOOKS SO SWEET! Great and inovative storyline, creative gameplay style, coop mode included, dozens of new models, large variety of custom weapons following real military equipment visual; it has everything to be perfect, i jus't hope you guys get to finish it so it doesn't become another lost piece of work on moddb :)

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h4wk99 Apr 18 2013, 2:35pm says:

are we goingto see free-aiming(arma style) as a feature?
this would be great

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Swaggletooth May 29 2013, 6:01am replied:

Right now we're not planning to add free aiming since it gets a negative reception in other Source mods, it's generally a good idea to stay reasonably close to default control schemes for a mod so that you don't confuse (lazy!) players too much.

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iAmaNewb Apr 19 2013, 6:13am replied:

It would be nice for some voice commands such as
"Cover me!"

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Reborn:X May 9 2013, 11:27am replied:

"Get in the positions and take them out!"
"Random thugs are meddling with our operations!"
"The squad is on site, awaiting further instructions"
"Tango spotted!"
"Getting dirty here! EMS needed!!"
"Lets move with it! GO GO GO"
"Requesting specialist support, the thugs are gaining ground!"
"Finishing current operations, let us hope the pay is good"

Will think of more commands sometime later probably. I specially designed them for the mercs faction. They are somewhat vague and not that heavily based on military code.

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iAmaNewb Aug 10 2013, 11:17pm replied:

"Time to earn our bread boys!"
Inspired from PayDay 2

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Imperial_Kasrkin Apr 21 2013, 7:53pm replied:

"Take Cover!"

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iAmaNewb Apr 22 2013, 3:58am replied:

Are you sure that there is going to be a medic in this mod?

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