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2ltben

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#1 15 years ago

As it stands, FH's current LCVP is pretty damn small. I mean come on, Landing Craft V[/]ehicle [b]Personel. You could barely squeeze a Willys in there. LCVPs are meant to hold either 1 tank or 30 men. I have a few pictures of the LCVP at Battleship Cove in Fall River, MA, it's just a matter of finding them. Needless to say they're considerably larger than the ones ingame.

Another thing is the coxswain's box. There's no actual armor box for him to steer in, and he's standing in where he would normally be standing on. It's hard to explain, but if you took out the ports on the back of the current LCVP and extend it backwards a bit that's where the platform would be for the coxswain and gunner to stand on. Instead of the coxswain being exposed to fire, he would stand in an armored box that would stop MG fire and there would be a few viewslits for him to look out of.




McGibs

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#2 15 years ago

and tanks are small. and planes are small. and boats are small.

have you noticed that everything is small? thank dice for that one.




emonkies

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#3 15 years ago

The LCVP, aka the "Higgins" boat was plywood and was not designed to carry a tank. The tank would have been carried by the LCM (Landing Craft Mechanized) which was very similar to a LCVP but was made of steel.

Next up would have been the LCT as seen on IWO and last but not least the LST.




FactionRecon

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#4 15 years ago

It's stupid how everything in this game is caled down. But I suppose it would look kind of funny if everything was real-life sized. I found this (what looks like) early beta pic of BF42: http://www.wargamer.com/articles/battlefield_1942_interview/battlefield_1942_01.jpg

Looks like they were trying to get it scaled to real life, but something just doesn't look right...




Who_Flung_Poo?

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#5 15 years ago

FactionReconIt's stupid how everything in this game is caled down. But I suppose it would look kind of funny if everything was real-life sized. I found this (what looks like) early beta pic of BF42: http://www.wargamer.com/articles/battlefield_1942_interview/battlefield_1942_01.jpg

Looks like they were trying to get it scaled to real life, but something just doesn't look right...

WTF???? Damn strait something doesn't look right. What the hell is wrong with them? That is just screwed up.




Daisuke Jigen

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#6 15 years ago

Kind of ridiculous when the only way to keep your head down in an LCVP is to crouch or go prone (didn't the real ones have sides high enough for a man to stand without being exposed?), but I'm guessing it's quite low priority at the moment if anything.




Swe_Flying_Frog

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#7 15 years ago

They certainly need a new LCVP, a larger one. It can't hold everyone in the omaha maps, it always get so it comes to be to many people in one boat and everybody get stuck and are totaly exposed to MG fire... So a larger LCVP would make the mod even better then it already is :)




Free

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#8 15 years ago

FactionReconIt's stupid how everything in this game is caled down. But I suppose it would look kind of funny if everything was real-life sized. I found this (what looks like) early beta pic of BF42: http://www.wargamer.com/articles/battlefield_1942_interview/battlefield_1942_01.jpg

Looks like they were trying to get it scaled to real life, but something just doesn't look right...

hehe, in the beta versio there should have been also a totally different phisic that if you shot at the plane wheels it couldn' t move on the runaway and the wheel would have dropped, same thing for the wings, but we never saw it, damn you DICE!




Swe_Flying_Frog

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#9 15 years ago
Federikerhehe, in the beta versio there should have been also a totally different phisic that if you shot at the plane wheels it couldn' t move on the runaway and the wheel would have dropped, same thing for the wings, but we never saw it, damn you DICE!

That would be pretty damn cool :D Vanilla BF with Realsim, OMG ;)




2ltben

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#10 15 years ago

It's not DICE's fault, it's EA's. DICE tried to make a good game but EA wouldn't let them, they even said that EA made them dumb it down. I also remember in the early video of BF1942 that you would actually switch over physically to a position in a halftrack instead of instantly popping around like you're in I Dream of Jeannie.