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We need a cannon (Uservoice suggestion)

Mod EternalDarkness  1.2 years ago

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After experimenting with gun systems on my ships, and not being satisfied with results, I have decided to post a suggestion to the developers to add it as a stock part.

Systems I have tried and their shortcomings

  • Wing gun with second gun for recoil: no muzzle flash, unreliable;
  • CF gun: no recoil, range limited to around one mile, needs slow motion to register a hit;
  • Boom25 gun: no nozzle flash, high part count (two parts per shot);
  • Boom25 gun with nozzle flash: ureliable, huge part count (3-4 parts per shot).

Suggestion for the gun

  • Design:
    The gun should be simple, like all parts on SimplePlanes. It should have a clean barrel, so that it doesn't interfere with custom details.

  • Function:
    The gun should fire slugs at ballistic trajectory (spawns at the tip of the barrel, with V = 800m/s). There should be a simple muzzle flash, and animation of barrel moving a bit backwards (recoil).

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    12.4k Onedream

    This is a very good proposal, and this is what I always hoped. If the artillery is added to the "weapon", then the tank and the battleship will have good performance.

    19 days ago
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    4,281 MIWTheGamer

    Why don't they add bullet types, and gauges for the guns @EternalDarkness @BogdanX I'm thinking that it should be implemented to have Incendiary, or AP, Tracers, ETC, that'd be something interesting, like setting up the ammo, to be, AP, IT. Then we could have realistic battles, but, just my opinion.

    2 months ago
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    @BogdanX optimally, we would be able to xml edit that.

    2 months ago
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    208k BogdanX

    @MIWTheGamer but that cannon won't have a realistic delay between shoots or "boom" sound

    2 months ago
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    4,281 MIWTheGamer

    I can make a cannon that has a belt system, has recoil and does damage, I can't figure out a name for the type, but it's a bit complicated, and one wrong placement of it could mess it up....

    7 months ago
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    Actually I managed to make a Recoil system for CF gun but my gun doesn't do any damage

    1.2 years ago
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    167 Kaos

    A smoke particle effect would also be very nice

    1.2 years ago
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    12.8k doge

    Oh @EternalDarkness

    1.2 years ago
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    @doge my ships lag a lot even without MP.

    1.2 years ago
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    12.8k doge

    True but they are the only thing hat can kill ppl in MP

    1.2 years ago
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    @doge they need a lock-on or limit ammo to three shots (I need my activation groups). Also, they leave a smoke trail and have no muzzle flash, recoil, or a gun sound.

    1.2 years ago
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    12.8k doge

    Hav u tried cleavers that are attached to pylons those work well

    1.2 years ago
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    I've already made a forum post and a Uservoice post about this here
    Oh, not to mention mine is a bit more detailed :)

    1.2 years ago
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    4,390 yoshicraze

    great suggestion! i think we should have a series of cannons, from 20mm to 155mm, and possibly 300mm in the future.

    1.2 years ago
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    26.1k JakeTheDogg

    Yisss.. I could finally create a literal huge gattling cannon

    1.2 years ago
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    4,487 Patrick20206

    They should be like fuselages in which we can edit them.

    +1 1.2 years ago
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    134k spefyjerbf

    Cannons would be really fun to use.

    +1 1.2 years ago
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    XD @EternalDarkness

    +1 1.2 years ago
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    11.6k Botfinder

    @EternalDarkness ok.

    +1 1.2 years ago
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    @Botfinder we probably won't get anything fancy there. Devs are focusing on SR2, which is supposed to bring money, and thus keep Jundroo alive. Then they'll have to fix bugs on SR2. So, a simple gun is the best we can hope for.

    +2 1.2 years ago
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    @Ihavenorealideawhatiamdoing woops, I missed that. I never say "nozzle flash", except three times in a row today XD

    +1 1.2 years ago
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    @ShatSlanger I'm trying to make the concept so that devs can make it "on a lunch break". Of course, it's still not really that simple, but still... Whichever is easier to make works for me.

    +1 1.2 years ago
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    11.6k Botfinder

    Don't forget the gun sound and the types of munitions.

    +1 1.2 years ago
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    It’s muzzle flash by the way XD

    +1 1.2 years ago
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    @Awsomur thanks

    +2 1.2 years ago
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