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  • #31
    hmm the eternal question: lock the thread due to spamming of the form, or sticky it so people won't ask this silly question again?
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    • #32
      Originally posted by Forssen View Post
      No, obviously he meant this one:





      That would be something, wouldn't it?
      I see what you did there.
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      • #33
        One of these papers is not like the others...

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        • #34
          Originally posted by Forssen View Post
          No, obviously he meant this one:





          That would be something, wouldn't it?
          Oh, clever. 10/10, would get trolled again.

          BTW, the MG 42 should be in because of mods.

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          • #35
            If it was at Stalingrad in limited numbers I don't see why it wouldn't be in game if the MKb42 is.

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            • #36
              Originally posted by Tank! View Post
              No. This:








              Now find the paper (a real one not a photoshopped one) that mentions the MKb 42 in Stalingrad.
              No, I'm sorry right, please stop spamming this, we've seen it WAYY too often now. And just incase you weren't sure what i was talking about:

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              • #37
                Originally posted by C_Gibby View Post
                I don't think I'd ever be using the drum mag myself tbh... In RO:Ost, I always picked the PPS-43 whenever I could due to the 30-odd round magazines. Better way of conserving ammo, you see. I get encouraged to go nuts when I have a 71-round drum mag and I'm facing only one partially-covered guy...
                I think I remember reading somewhere that during Stalingrad at least, it was common to go into combat with one 71 round drum mag in your PPsH with and carry stick mags. The logic being you have more ammo before your first reload, you could carry more magazines, and the drum mag(like most drum mags) wasn't nearly as reliable as the stick magazine. Just a tidbit of info I thought I would throw out there.
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                • #38
                  Originally posted by NightriderAOF View Post
                  I think I remember reading somewhere that during Stalingrad at least, it was common to go into combat with one 71 round drum mag in your PPsH with and carry stick mags. The logic being you have more ammo before your first reload, you could carry more magazines, and the drum mag(like most drum mags) wasn't nearly as reliable as the stick magazine. Just a tidbit of info I thought I would throw out there.
                  Ooh, interesting stuff. It would be cool if TWI could see about doing something in-game that nods to this, but I guess it's a bit too late in development for that. But of course, there are soldiers that carry an extra drum mag instead though, right? But the mags are pretty large, so they end up taking up a lot of space on their backs, I imagine...

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                  • #39
                    REALLY like to see the MG42 ingame - especially if it was used in Stalingrad! (also to be used in later fanmade maps!)

                    If TWI had not done it yet, we hopfully get it in a later download content.
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                    • #40
                      There were a few thousand prototypes of the MG34/41 that had the stronger buffer spring prevalent with the MG42.



                      There were MG34/41's in Stalingrad IIRC, so theoretically, you could have both in the game. The MG34/41 would feel, act, and shoot like the MG42, but it just would look more like the MG34.

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                      • #41
                        Originally posted by C_Gibby View Post
                        Ooh, interesting stuff. It would be cool if TWI could see about doing something in-game that nods to this, but I guess it's a bit too late in development for that. But of course, there are soldiers that carry an extra drum mag instead though, right? But the mags are pretty large, so they end up taking up a lot of space on their backs, I imagine...
                        Has been suggested before, so maybe it is in the game after all

                        edit: Should have quoted NightriderAOF of course, sorry mate.
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                        • #42
                          Originally posted by Alexander Ostmann View Post
                          There were a few thousand prototypes of the MG34/41 that had the stronger buffer spring prevalent with the MG42.



                          There were MG34/41's in Stalingrad IIRC, so theoretically, you could have both in the game. The MG34/41 would feel, act, and shoot like the MG42, but it just would look more like the MG34.
                          There were regular MG42's in stalingrad too, according to that report above.
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                          • #43
                            Bringing this thread back up to avoid spam.

                            So what's the final word on this? Does anyone think we will be seeing the MG42 in RO2 at all? I'd hope it at least gets added in later on for an "Elite Machinegunner" role or something.

                            Leaving it out just seems wrong.

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                            • #44
                              Hmmm... well if there was an Elite Machine-gunner role what would the Russians have?

                              Maybe a wheeled Maxim with the gun shield and the larger water jacket cover allowing for insertion of snow for cooling?
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                              • #45
                                Originally posted by Nikita View Post
                                Hmmm... well if there was an Elite Machine-gunner role what would the Russians have?
                                This would rock my socks off:

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