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  1. 2 minutes ago, Grenny said:

    I'd pay up more for at least the addition of simple rifle sights( a"pointer" would do) and a trigger for the  rifles as well as sights and triggers for at least some AT/RPG weapon

    It would be incredible. Don't even care about 3d anything. Give me a white reticle and we'll be good.

  2. You and a few others seem to think that I'm wishing for a full fidelity infantry simulation experience, akin to VBS or ArmA, or maybe one of those $60 shooter games that EA or Activision shits out every other year - or at least that my expectation is that SB becomes or does something that it wasn't designed to be or do.


    You're still getting my $40. You have been since 2007 and you will continue to do so until the lights go out.

  3. 46 minutes ago, Ssnake said:

    About 14 vehicles and vehicle families, but that sounds more spectacular than it actually is.

    Those that are crewable?


    46 minutes ago, Ssnake said:

    DF30 and the DF90 that fully fall into that category, and then one new remote weapon station. I must confess, I'm beginnning to lose overview, so there may be one or two more that I'd consider "true" crewable vehicles

    or? That was really confusing...



    Maybe my question wasn't clear?


    How many of the vehicles in the picture that you posted will allow me to jump into the gunner seat (doesn't matter how complete the interior or FCS is) and pull a trigger? 

  4. 4 hours ago, Ssnake said:

    I can answer that now:




    Disclaimer: These four km² full of new vehicles are partially based on a single vehicle with several equipment options, or a vehicle family with its variants. And there are a handful of vehicles that you already have in 4.0, but with significant changes that deserve some explanation. Also, at least two vehicles have the wrong tactical icon. And I made one mistake, confusing an MBT with an IFV in the picture above.

    How many of these are crewable?

  5. 3 hours ago, Marko said:

    Really looking forward to using the DF 90

    We already have the Centauro (105mm wheeled). It doesn't seem like there's much of a difference in capabilities. Unless I'm missing something, please fill me in. 

  6. 6 minutes ago, wildbillkelsoe said:

    +1 on all the above. I also would like to order Proceed to from the 3D view or the TC/Gunner views and not only from the map as you may know where each route takes you, especially with EPLRS installed in the A2. Btw, love your Jägdgeschwader 52 logo. Il-2 fanboy!

    Try the C button?

  7. 2 hours ago, Captain_Colossus said:

    the lack of fire control system for modern vehicles does not suffice there for a modern afv sim

    ArmA 3 has had fire control systems modelled since 2016.

  8. On 5/2/2019 at 10:54 AM, stormrider_sp said:

    They couldn't even move in formation

    AI is the Achilles heel of ArmA.


    It's where SB blows ArmA out of the water. If SB had playable riflemen then I would uninstall ArmA forever.

  9. 2 hours ago, stormrider_sp said:

    Looks very promising. Hope that they could fix Arma 3's lame high command system, or at least made it possible to get vehicles to properly move in formation.

    I wish. 


    I don't think the HC module was ever fully finished.


    If only ArmA had SB AI.

  10. New Arma DLC: Global Mobilization - Cold War Germany

    Link: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1042220/Arma_3_Creator_DLC_Global_Mobilization__Cold_War_Germany/


    For those who can't click:


    Willkommen! It's time for you to return to the Cold War. With its bombastic amounts of new original content, the Global Mobilization - Cold War Germany Creator DLC for Arma 3 invites you to live and breathe the military conflict between the two Germanies in the 1980s. Ride into armored combat against a determined enemy that easily outnumbers you. Experience warfare from the perspective of infantry reinforced with APCs. Or breach the historic inner German border to force the enemy’s hand in battle. Which side of the wall will you fight for? Besides the West and East German armies, this DLC pack also includes Denmark as a smaller but viable military faction.


    Key Features

    Weferlingen Terrain
    Located in the northern plains of Germany, Weferlingen offers the largest Arma terrain released so far: 419 square kilometers of usable area. It's modeled after a real-world location in 1983, and uses entirely new assets – providing you with a unique experience that gives Arma 3 an entirely fresh look and feel. Explore nearly 50 fully destructible settlements in both West and East Germany, prepare your ambushes from scattered wooded areas, or have tanks battle each other at great distances on farmland – with each presenting its own major challenges. The Weferlingen terrain is also available in a special winter variant. After all, the Cold War should stay cold. Each of the available multiplayer scenarios can be played on this version of the terrain as well. In addition, be sure to check out the terrain’s largest dominating feature: the inner German border – a part of the famous Iron Curtain that was faithfully recreated using formerly classified documents. As a result, the Weferlingen terrain lets you take Arma 3 and turn it into a digital museum.

    42 Vehicles & Vehicle Variants
    Pitting the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) against the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), you will encounter 42 new vehicle assets on the battlefield:

    West Germany

    • KPz 1A1A1 and KPz 1A3 Main Battle Tanks
    • M113 series of tracked Armoured Personnel Carriers in various roles
    • TPz 1 series of wheeled Armoured Personnel Carriers in various roles
    • FlakPz 1A1 Self Propelled Anti Aircraft platform
    • BPz 2A0 recovery tank
    • 0.5t Truck as fast attack vehicle and transporter
    • 2t Truck in transport, medical and supply variants
    • 5t Truck in transport and support roles
    • 10t Truck heavy transporter
    • K125 Motorcycle

    East Germany

    • T-55A Main Battle Tank
    • BMP-1 SP2 tracked Armoured Personnel Carrier
    • SPW-60 series of wheeled Armoured Personnel Carriers in various roles
    • SPW-40 scout vehicle and command post variant
    • ZSU-23-4V1 Self Propelled Anti Aircraft platform
    • Truck 5 series in transport, tractor and supply variants
    • Truck 5 Mp series in three support roles


    • P601, a car produced in East Germany (also available as police patrol)
    • Typ 1200, a car produced in West Germany (also available as police patrol)
    • Bicycle

    21 Weapons
    Carry 21 timeless classic weapons (including weapon variants) into battle:

    West Germany

    • G3 Battle Rifle and variants
    • MG3 Machine Gun
    • MP2A1 Submachine Gun
    • PzF 44 Anti Tank Rocket Launcher
    • PzF 84 Heavy Anti Tank Rocket Launcher
    • Anti Tank Guided Missile Launcher
    • P1 Handgun
    • P2A1 Flare Gun

    East Germany

    • KM-72 (East German-made AK-47) Assault Rifle and variants
    • AK-74 Assault Rifle and variants
    • RPK Light Machine Gun
    • RPK-74 Light Machine Gun
    • PKM Machine Gun
    • RPG-7 Anti Tank Rocket Launcher
    • Fagot Anti Tank Guided Missile Launcher
    • PM Handgun
    • LP-1 Flare Gun

    All of the relevant optics and binoculars are also included. 

    More Infantry Clothing & Gear
    Global Mobilization: Cold War Germany introduces various new character assets:

    West Germany

    Summer, Autumn, and Winter Field Suits

    Tank Crew Overall

    Bundesgrenzschutz Field Suit

    Police Officer Uniform

    Police Patrol Uniform

    Firefighter and Postman Suit

    Standard Issue Compass

    East Germany

    Summer and Winter Field Service Suits

    Tank Suit

    Officer Dress Uniform

    Police Officer Uniform

    Standard Issue Compass


    Summer and Winter Combat Suits

    The uniforms come with all of the helmets, hats, vests, and backpacks that are needed to equip the faction's soldiers for all situations. To make the experience of Cold War Germany even more immersive, the DLC also includes 8 voices for the new German radio protocol.

    10-Mission Singleplayer Campaign “State Scarlet”
    Witness a fierce battle over the inner German border from two different perspectives: Pvt. Klemmer, a draftee in West German military, and Sgt. Brandt, the leader of his Leopard 1 tank platoon. Developed by people with real-world military experience, "State Scarlet” is designed to quench your thirst for Cold War military action with authentic combat operations, which sometimes overlap to show how the battle develops. This singleplayer campaign is fully voiced in German (with optional English subtitles).

    17 Multiplayer Scenarios
    To ignite the Cold War right away, you and your friends can choose from 13 co-operative scenarios and 4 adversarial game modes. This includes a not-so-classic deathmatch mode called “Fashion Police”, in which teams can quickly change based on the clothing you wear.


    The Arma 3 Creator DLC: Global Mobilization - Cold War Germany was created by Vertexmacht – a tight-knit team of developers who have poured thousands of hours into what can only be described as a true labor of love. Drawing from their experience as developers in the game industry, respected members of the Arma modding community since 2001, and veterans of military service, this project has been tailored specifically to the strengths of Arma 3 and the needs of its awesome community.

  11. 16 hours ago, hoggydog said:

    Just give me a 120mm rifled gun, some Dorchester armour, slap it on a 30 year old chassis and I will see off any iTank! (it probably will need an OS update before firing its gun anyway!)

    Unfortunately, warfare is no longer that simple. 


    Even non-state actors have adapted fairly well to attacking along all domains of a now multi-domain battlefield. 


    Some of the biggest threats are no longer visible and dont directly effect the battlefield.


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