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posted in Insurgency - General Discussion read more

Greetings!
I know Insurgency is about Middle East mostly and it's way too early to consider adding new environmental settings.

Russia/USSR had plenty of insurgent conflicts of different scales, and has them even today. I'm curious if you could consider moving towards Russian Special Forces (СПЕЦНАЗ/ОМОН) vs. Bandits/Insurgents in environments that feature more Russian/Soviet style architecture. Perhaps as a DLC or maybe a spin-off. You can take southern post-USSR because it's pretty much desert (all asset's you'd need for this are blocky houses and simple "soviet" furniture), and then you could move your way up-north with new assets for vegetation etc.

Pros of RU/Post-USSR setting:

  • You will surely get more community support thanks to recognizeable environments and a huge base for memes (middle-eastern "haram" is great but is literally centuries old, I think you could use "cheeki breeki" and "cyka blyat"). A lot of Russians seemed to love Insurgency. I'm Russian too 😛
    You have "4 stripe fake adidas" clothing options in the beta (much appreciated!), it would fit perfectly for the Bandits/Insurgents. Personally I see the "4 stripe fake adidas" not just as an easter egg, but also as a hint that you are aware of the slav/gopnik style/culture.
  • Suggests new approach to game modes (e.g. counter-terrorist siege operation; these were/are quite frequent IRL in garage complexes and suburb areas).
  • You already have nearly entire weapon base ready for this setting. Just need more modern variations of Soviet/Russian weapons for Security forces (AK-100 series and some other).
  • Post-USSR architecture is simple and blocky, so it shouldn't be as difficult to craft as your current maps.

Cons:

  • New environment setting means a lot of work for artists and entirely new VA.
  • You are focused on polishing the Middle-East setting right now.

I'm eager to get into Insurgency modding once you make workshop integrations! I'm sure people will try with different environmental settings, including the one I mentioned, because we've seen that happen for Insurgency 2014.

posted in Insurgency: Sandstorm Pre-Order Beta - Technical Feedback read more

Some broken vehicle physics. Ths was utter madness - the car was kind of vibrating and shaking around. Then it took off...
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posted in Insurgency: Sandstorm Pre-Order Beta - Technical Feedback read more

First person step sounds are too rapid (frequent) when strafing or crouching.

posted in Insurgency: Sandstorm Pre-Order Beta - Technical Feedback read more

Anticheat doesn't allow the game to start until I terminate LightingService.exe in task manager. Not a big deal for me, but for noobs out there it's yet another obstacle to run this gem.
Also pls allow to select CPU core affinity for this game.

posted in Insurgency: Sandstorm Pre-Order Beta - Technical Feedback read more
  • Can't use higher than native resolution in the game, even if desktop is set to DSR resolution (e.g. 3840x2160 while native is 2560x1440) and the game runs in windowed borderless.
  • Lacking resolution scaling above 100%
  • Lacking antialiasing options (TAA checkerboard would be nice)

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