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Tank driver has no GPS + CoAx MG zeroing woes
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In 1st person view on any tank or armored vehicle that has a fixed 2d "viewport" for the driver, it is impossible to open the GPS display without opening the hatch and greeting the enemy with an unarmored smile

an inconvenience on vehicles like the Marshall APC, yes - but on the Slammer MBT the driver simply has NO GPS (you can't open that hatch)

that's very awkward, considering the driver is the one who should have the best possible awareness of where he's going... the tank commander? you ask -- nope, he doesn't get to use a gps either, not without popping his head out and/or switching entirely to map view

which is why I always drive tanks from outside view -- it takes a lot away from immersion, alas... (and not all settings allow that)

It is also frustrating that the Slammer clearly features a triple viewport setup for the driver (as seen on external model) - and yet the driver does not have any use of such peripheral eyesight in any way...

Remember how tanks were in Operation Flashpoint? --- now THAT, would be ideal.


Legacy ID
Ingame UI
Steps To Reproduce

drive tank

open GPS overlay (RCTRL+M)

no GPS for driver :(

Additional Information

in a tank-related side note -- the zeroing for the main turret adjusts quite well for the main gun, yet given the very different ballistics of the CoAx MG, that same zeroing solution is wildly off anywhere above some 800 meters...

the commander turret on the so-equipped variant of the Slammer, DOES have the correct zeroing for its size. So, it makes little to no sense that the CoAx piece of this multi-million dollar piece of hardware is stuck with incompatible zeroing values for the main cannon instead

zeroing should adapt to the gunner's weapon selection

Event Timeline

Moach edited Steps To Reproduce. (Show Details)Dec 8 2015, 2:20 PM
Moach edited Additional Information. (Show Details)
Moach set Category to Ingame UI.
Moach set Reproducibility to Always.
Moach set Severity to None.
Moach set Resolution to Open.
Moach set Legacy ID to 1173899983.May 8 2016, 1:16 PM