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We plan to equip the players with the correct associated ammunition pouches, bags and boxes when switching between the weapons.

Posted by Reto.KenSolo on Oct 15th, 2011

By Reto.Mato, Lead Character Artist

The combat gear will be shown on the character in-game. So if for example you switch from a sniper rifle to a sub-machine gun, the ammunition pouches will be replaced by the historically correct, elongated sub-machine gun magazine pouch. Likewise switching to a light machine gun the player will be equipped with a box of ammunition.


Here's an in-game screen-grab of a couple of ammo types


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Chompster
Chompster Oct 15 2011, 9:40pm says:

i honestly never noticed till now that no matter which weapon you took in a game the player would always have the same ammo pouches..

very nice idea!

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PierreOfTheFrench
PierreOfTheFrench Oct 15 2011, 9:48pm says:

Man you guys are pumping out updates! Sounds and looks really great, I would LOVE for situations where you are running low on ammo and need to forage for weapons/supplies off of enemies or teammates. I don't know if it's what you guys have planned but keeping frontlines supplied and not just blowing clips of ammo on bushes or holding fire until you get better shots would be a big refresher than the constant pray and spray of most modern shooters.

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dafishanator
dafishanator Oct 15 2011, 10:05pm says:

That's AWESOME!!! This is the kind of stuff that separates a really good game from the perfect game.

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AdhamS
AdhamS Oct 15 2011, 10:57pm says:

keep up the good work!

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bossbob88
bossbob88 Oct 16 2011, 2:05am says:

Nice and shiny! But unfortunately there wasn't 5.56mm (or .223 remington) ammo in world war II, it's first use was in the '60...

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DeltaForce95
DeltaForce95 Oct 16 2011, 5:20am replied:

i was about to say that confused me xP

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Reto.KenSolo
Reto.KenSolo Oct 17 2011, 3:24am replied:

Well spotted bossbob88 - I'll pull Reto.Mato's ears and get him to fix it :-)

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Rotfuchs
Rotfuchs Oct 16 2011, 6:02am says:

nice detail... i cant see any real purpose in game, but anyway, it`s sure is a nice detail

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Sparky245
Sparky245 Oct 16 2011, 12:17pm says:

That is just mind blowing. Superb stuff.

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