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Old 02-15-2007, 10:00 PM   #1

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Default Rifleman v. Grenadier

I haven't seen anyone mention it but I would like to see a different Icon for rifleman and grenadier in the squad screen.
When joining a squad you can not tell the difference and have to ask and that takes precious time in some battles.
Just a little tweak but an important one I think.
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Old 02-15-2007, 10:05 PM   #2
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I'd like to see different icons for all kits. Really would help if you're squad leader.

I put the "laughter" into "manslaughter".
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Old 02-15-2007, 10:05 PM   #3

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Yeah that is needed for a lot of the kits. I don't think the difference between marksman and sniper or heavy and light AT is that important but the AP, rifleman, and grenadier all having the same symbol is annoying. A crewman/pilot and officer icon would be nice too.

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Old 02-15-2007, 10:05 PM   #4

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They most likely would have addressed this by now if they could.

I posted this last year. Hehe.

The best thing to do when someone joins a squad is to report to the SL, and then have them issue you a kit. They should be able to tell you what they need, unless they are not paying attention to their squad.

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Old 02-15-2007, 10:12 PM   #5

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I know PoE changed one icon for the pickup MMG so I know it can be done. Funny thing is that they didn't do it to any other kits.

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Old 02-15-2007, 10:16 PM   #6

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Maybe just First initials of the class could work out, kinda like GRAW on 4 player split screen. The players have either an A, G, M, or R for Automatic Rifleman, Grenadier, Marksman, and Rifleman respectively.

I could see....
keep the spec ops symbol
R (rifleman)
G (grenadier)
AP (Rifleman Anti-Personnel)
...i forgot the rest of the classes, but you get the point.

Then again, how would the insurgents' kits look?
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Old 02-15-2007, 10:41 PM   #7
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It might be impossible to change the icon. However, its not an easy change, that much is known.
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Old 02-16-2007, 06:40 AM   #8

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Also another icon for AA would be cool... especially for insurgents.

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grenadier, rifleman
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