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The RO2:HoS Fact Thread

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  • #76
    In the newest interview, did it confirm that there will be Heroes for each class, and each one will look different?

    I can't be sure because of the Google translation.

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    • #77
      Originally posted by Fedorov View Post
      In the newest interview, did it confirm that there will be Heroes for each class, and each one will look different?
      Yep, and im realize from the article - heroes will be one per team,the best players, which will be looking different.
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      • #78
        Originally posted by PRAPOR View Post
        Yep, and im realize from the article - heroes will be one per team,the best players, which will be looking different.
        Thanks

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        • #79
          shambeh bambeh @ screenshot #4


          engineer looks really great

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          • #80
            Originally posted by Fedorov View Post
            Thanks
            It's nice to know that a hero is designated on a per-round basis, and is not necessarily a permanent rank.

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            • #81
              I have a quick question about the interruptable reloading. Will this be like CoD where you just switch weapons/start to run and it stops the animation, and then when you resume the reloading animations it starts the reloading process from the start?

              Or will it be indepth? For example, lets say you run out of ammo with your SVT40. You start to reload. You remove the magazine, and insert a new one. You then interrupt the animation by mantling over an object, going into cover, or switch weapons. When you switch back to the SVT40, will you just have to pull the handle back, or will you have to start the entire process/animation over (starting with inserting the magazine again)?

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              • #82
                Updated (after confirming) with:

                VOIP system

                Fire support speed (larger caliber takes a longer time)

                Spawning system

                Suppression System
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                • #83
                  ahhh! I'm stoked!!!
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                  • #84
                    IMO you should add some of the ost features that ro fans take for granted but others might not know about, such as no crosshairs(!!), free aim, weapon resting, prone (insert trollface emoticon), etc etc.

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                    • #85
                      Originally posted by illinifan View Post
                      IMO you should add some of the ost features that ro fans take for granted but others might not know about, such as no crosshairs(!!), free aim, weapon resting, prone (insert trollface emoticon), etc etc.
                      This ^

                      + fully dedicated server support (w/ downloadable linux and windows server files)
                      + full mod tools from the box
                      + competitive gameplay support

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                      • #86
                        I link a lot to this thread when I talk about HOES in other sites, so it would be a nice idea to add those things that RO vets take for granted.

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                        • #87
                          Add them toward the beginning as they are sort of a cornerstone of RO.

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                          • #88
                            I hope project reality will move on this!

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                            • #89
                              Originally posted by Erkki View Post
                              I hope project reality will move on this!
                              Lol...And exactly how will they make it feel more "real"..lol
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                              • #90
                                Originally posted by ButchCassidy View Post
                                Lol...And exactly how will they make it feel more "real"..lol
                                Project Reality is modern day setting I believe.

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