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Which one?

Bolt action
53 (50.5%)
Semi auto
29 (27.6%)
Full auto
10 (9.5%)
No preference
13 (12.4%)

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Re: Bolt action vs. semi automatic vs. full automatic
« Reply #60 on: 13-08-2010, 02:08:41 »
Also cuz IRL, the rifle nade guy would carry many rifle nades of various type, whereas in FH2, you only carry 2 of one single type (for german anyways) :P

Should the rifle nade kit be made into a pick up kit then (a limited spawn kit would be better, but we probably don't have enough kit slots for that)? Right now, most players use the rifleman kit to net themselves 1-2 sure kills with their rifle grenades THEN use the rifle to actually fight.
If it was limited, they'd probably use it with more caution.
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Re: Bolt action vs. semi automatic vs. full automatic
« Reply #61 on: 13-08-2010, 02:08:17 »
In early war the assistant squad leader of an American infantry squad carried a Springfield bolt action rifle with riflenades because the attachment for the M1Garand wasn't finished. Some older units, like the 82nd airborne, still used that organisation or remnants of it in Normandy, so if we ever get a map with 82nd airborne I will personally lobby for having a Springfield spawn kit :)

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Re: Bolt action vs. semi automatic vs. full automatic
« Reply #62 on: 13-08-2010, 04:08:57 »
In early war the assistant squad leader of an American infantry squad carried a Springfield bolt action rifle with riflenades because the attachment for the M1Garand wasn't finished. Some older units, like the 82nd airborne, still used that organisation or remnants of it in Normandy, so if we ever get a map with 82nd airborne I will personally lobby for having a Springfield spawn kit :)
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Re: Bolt action vs. semi automatic vs. full automatic
« Reply #63 on: 13-08-2010, 05:08:27 »
Also cuz IRL, the rifle nade guy would carry many rifle nades of various type, whereas in FH2, you only carry 2 of one single type (for german anyways) :P

Should the rifle nade kit be made into a pick up kit then (a limited spawn kit would be better, but we probably don't have enough kit slots for that)? Right now, most players use the rifleman kit to net themselves 1-2 sure kills with their rifle grenades THEN use the rifle to actually fight.
If it was limited, they'd probably use it with more caution.

Well, IRL, the riflenade men fought as normal riflemen.  Indeed, you could leave the attachment on the rifle and aim/fire normal rounds through it.

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Re: Bolt action vs. semi automatic vs. full automatic
« Reply #64 on: 13-08-2010, 08:08:38 »

Well, IRL, the riflenade men fought as normal riflemen.  Indeed, you could leave the attachment on the rifle and aim/fire normal rounds through it.

You may have misunderstood what I meant. That they fight as normal riflemen isn't a problem, but many players simply use the rifle-grenades first, no matter the situation (like firing them at a single enemy in a field or an empty street), to get themselves some sure kills, instead of using them to blow infantry out of cover at range and do other things that only they can do (which they can't once they've wasted their grenades).
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Re: Bolt action vs. semi automatic vs. full automatic
« Reply #65 on: 13-08-2010, 09:08:44 »
Eh, and people fire tank HE shells at single people too.  It's part of it being a game :P  You're given all the tools which are crafted to extreme detail and to behave realistically, its up to the player to do so.  Personally, I enjoy playing realistically.

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Re: Bolt action vs. semi automatic vs. full automatic
« Reply #66 on: 16-08-2010, 18:08:21 »
Indeed, the StG44 requiring two shots to kill pretty much makes it obsolete against rifles beyond 100m.

For 2.3 we've made it cause bleed by one shot (same as the m1 carbine). However if this still presents a problem in Bulge I will of course look deeper into its recoil code for semi auto.

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Re: Bolt action vs. semi automatic vs. full automatic
« Reply #67 on: 16-08-2010, 19:08:44 »
Semi-automatic rifles. The best of both worlds...Fast action speeds, and accurate. Plus they also have good stopping power, perfect for mid-range/long-range combat which is what I expertise in. Not the mention, quick reloads....

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Re: Bolt action vs. semi automatic vs. full automatic
« Reply #68 on: 17-08-2010, 00:08:34 »
Tis' a hard decision between semi-auto and bolt action. If i'd had to choose for a challenging situation, it'd definitely be something semi-auto. Though I do feel more comfortable with the bolt action rifles.