OC_Ludwig

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  1. OC_Ludwig

    Transfering Weapon to Other Country

    You will hear from my lawyers...
  2. OC_Ludwig

    Transfering Weapon to Other Country

    You're lazy. I gave a full explanation on that thread I made showcasing my soldiers. It also pays homage to Finland being poor and having to rely on German aid and Soviet looted equipment.
  3. OC_Ludwig

    Reward Players For Spotting

    Meh, you can't put barriers to dumb people. They always find ways to surprise you. I've seen games being crushed from bad reviews by people who had potato rigs that couldn't run them. I've seen visual novels criticised for not offering localizations into arcane languages. I've seen VR games being killed "because it doesn't work on my PC"... from people who don't own VR sets. I've seen racing games being shredded to pieces from people... who didn't own joysticks or controllers. At the end of the day, most barriers against dumb people won't work. The only barrier that kinda works is a price tag. Since H&G is a F2P game, it has attracted many players who aren't the brightest candle in the lamp. Hehe, I wish I could tell some of the stories I know. The best thing we can do with dumb players is prevention. Prevent them from getting annoyed and causing more harm to all. PS: With this I don't imply that all players who have given a negative review are dumb. Most negative reviews are legit, the game is plagued with big issues. Rather, I'd argue that a big chunk of the reviews are just baseless complaints about: non-existent hackers performance issues due to poor Internet or archaic PCs issues with pirated Windows versions and outdated drivers whining on the amount of grind that anyone with common sense expects from a F2P game cries on monetization issues from a game that lives on microtransactions (like requests to remove veteran membership) discussions on in-game bans for breaking the ToS (lmao like if that was the worse that could happen to them) or things that are arcade features or limitations of the media (like Soviets fighting Americans, too few players per team, early war tanks facing late war armor, anachronistic camos, etc.) And that stuff is harming the game in an undeserved way.
  4. OC_Ludwig

    Reward Players For Spotting

    You just said it: in game. It doesn't matter what people say "in game". Whatever happens "in game" stays "in game". The game will hardly recover and increase its playerbase, even if Reto fixed most of the issues, if at the end of the day we're all sequestered by all these negative Steam reviews that keep given the game the "Mixed" rating. And over those, hacking is one of the most common themes.
  5. OC_Ludwig

    Transfering Weapon to Other Country

    The M2 Carbine can be unlocked by finding and using carbines from dead Americans. The M2A3 mine is unlocked in the Explosives ribbon, the same manner a German unlocks the SMine. Yes, although there are a few limits: You can't go against class restrictions. For example: pilots can't unlock and buy enemy semiautomatic rifles, paratroopers can't capture bolt action rifles, etc. You can't use this to circumvent mod restrictions. For example, a German infantryman will unlock the Mosin-Nagant if he picks it up from a recon, but he won't be able to equip a 8x scope on it. A German recon can use a Mosin-Nagant with a 8x scope though. All infantrymen can buy the FG42 as a captured weapon, but only paratroopers are able to mod it. All tankers can also buy the StG as a captured weapon, but can't mod it. However, Germans don't pay the premium price for those two weapons since those weapons are from their own faction. The American PTRD is a special case. It is the only weapon with its own ribbon that is unlocked via a Combat Ribbon (all other captured firearms are captured by finding and using them in battles). That's because the US doesn't have any antitank rifles, and Reto decided to make things a bit easier for American players. You can't buy captured flamethrowers, grenades (although you used to be able, and some players keep their old captured grenades), binoculars, medkits, baseball bats and the AVS-36 bayonet. If a soldier is promoted to general, the captured weapons can only be given to soldiers from the original faction. For example, a captured StG coming from a Soviet general can only be given to a German soldier. Captured weapons allow you to make funny stuff, like owning a Finnish soldier
  6. OC_Ludwig

    many esp and radar hacks

    It's called "tunnel vision" and it is a terrible condition in this game. You took advantage of these poor people who believe they're invisible because others can't see them. My heart is bleeding now.
  7. OC_Ludwig

    Transfering Weapon to Other Country

    American players can unlock the PTRD in the Anti-tank Ribbon (it costs more than a million credits, though). Other weapons can be captured by finding them from dead enemies in matches and leveling up their Weapon ribbon, like the PTRS: You can also unlock captured antitank mines, antitank grenades and enemy rocket launchers at your own faction's Antitank Ribbon. And you can also buy captured shovels and knives in the Close Quarters Ribbon. Bear in mind, captured weapons are harder and more expensive to get than your own faction guns.
  8. OC_Ludwig

    many esp and radar hacks

    Someone spotted you. In the screen of the Kingtiger, a red square appeared. The German player started blasting at the marker. Players like you are the reason why Reto should not improve the spotting system, add voicechat or signals since:
  9. OC_Ludwig

    Reward Players For Spotting

    The thing is that this discussion on better spotting can't be separated from this one on "rampant hacking". The better the spotting and communications get, the more likely it is that the dumbest segment of our playerbase will complain about "hacking". A big chunk of the playerbase is just outright stupid, and if Reto improves spotting, adds voicechat or command signs they will claim that the improved team performance is due to "rampant and unchecked hacking". There's too many people out there who don't understand ANYTHING about skill, playtime, monitors, computers, Internet connection or lag. And we're stuck with them. Anything they can't understand is "hacking". If they're on a cozy spot behind a bush and get shot, they can't understand that there were no ESP or aimbots were involved in their deaths. Sure, the guy who killed them didn't see him, the enemy saw the inverted triangle and started blasting on that direction. Really, check the link I sent. They can't be reasoned. All what we can do is keep things the way they are so their levels of distress are low and they don't get the chance to hurt the game by scaring players away or posting negative reviews. Again, the better the communications get, the more "unexplained deaths" occur, and the more the single-digit IQ gang in the game starts talking about hacks.
  10. OC_Ludwig

    teams

    They are not "team members" because they're not even players, they're just NPCs.
  11. OC_Ludwig

    Victory Day Shutdown

    We already won on the real Victory Day, yesterday the 8th of May
  12. OC_Ludwig

    Reward Players For Spotting

    I didn't reply to this thread earlier because I don't like being always Mr. No (Mr. No new guns, Mr. No new factions, and so on). But today I came across two very good reasons why the spotting mechanic should stay as it is and not be improved: The amount of players who would complain about 'hacks', 'ESP' and 'aimbot' would skyrocket. It would increase the amount of unexplainable deaths where 'he could see me and I couldn't see him, so it must be hacks'. And it would hurt the game, particularly in the Steam reviews. Sometimes we have to aim not to the game we would like to play, but to the game that our (not very bright) community is able to play.
  13. OC_Ludwig

    teams

    A bot is a soldier controlled by an AI. Click this link to learn more.
  14. Ok. I see where you're trying to go. Damned forum warriors will go dehumanize anyone who calls their baseball. Call me again nazi lover, you dumb PoS. Lets see what happens. We don't need the United Defense M42. The Thompson is underperforming compared to the MP40 and the PPS43. All we need is a buff for the Tommy Gun. Reto can't figure out how to make half of the stuff in the game useful, interesting or appealing. How does adding even more stuff help the game?
  15. They're adding the M36-B1 because 'wE uS oNLy hAvE eLeVEN taNKs aNd NoT tWElvE'. Between a third and a half of the tanks in the game are pretty much pointless and their only proper use is 'for the lolz'. We don't need gear from new factions since Reto hasn't figured out what to do with a number of tanks we already have. PS: I welcome the new Jackson tank. If that stops that pseudo-argument that 1 less tank = anti-US bias, then I'll be more than happy to see it in the game.