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acp38
04-01-2004, 06:38 PM
Just wondering:
Does AEP model the actual ballistics of different calibers? I mean, are the ballistic coefficients calculated, as well as muzzle velocities and projectile weights? Or is there just some kind of generic round with differing damage values like in some other games?
It would be nice to be able to read this kind of data (including rates of fire) and compare different weapons.

acp38
04-01-2004, 06:38 PM
Just wondering:
Does AEP model the actual ballistics of different calibers? I mean, are the ballistic coefficients calculated, as well as muzzle velocities and projectile weights? Or is there just some kind of generic round with differing damage values like in some other games?
It would be nice to be able to read this kind of data (including rates of fire) and compare different weapons.

NegativeGee
04-01-2004, 06:45 PM
I agree, as the ballitic properties of various bullets/shells did vary somewhat.

I have no idea if FB accounts for this though http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/53.gif

"As weaponry, both were good, but in far different ways from each other. In a nutshell, I describe it this way: if the FW 190 was a sabre, the 109 was a florett, or foil, like that used in the precision art of fencing." - Gunther Rall

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lil_labbit
04-01-2004, 07:06 PM
It is like all with FB....
it is approximated
quite good actualy
but thru a fixed set of rules/calculations
e.g. there is NO real wind
look at smoke stacks when someone crashes (or clouds)...
all that sorta things are too complicated, so corners get cut (but for all intend it is like-real)

and eh ....
"Look Noobie, we already told you, we don't have the Patch!" hehe Oh I get it.... YOU LEAKED IT
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[This message was edited by lil_labbit on Thu April 01 2004 at 06:45 PM.]

acp38
04-01-2004, 08:24 PM
Mmm.. yes.
I don't mean I need altitude & atmospheric conditions to put in the equation. But some calibers do shoot straighter than others and retain energy better at distance.
For example: the german 8x57mm beats the british .303 hands down. The US and russian .30's are not too bad either. The .50 BMG should be quite good also. I have no RL experience w/anything over .50 caliber, but simply by looking at some pictures of 30mm ammo, one can determine those short, fat cannon shells must have rainbow trajectories.
None of this matters too much, I quess, if one only shoots close up. But on deflection shots and the occasional long shot, there is merit in knowing your guns. It would be nice to know for sure.
Still, I'm not complaining. I do love the game..

lil_labbit
04-01-2004, 08:28 PM
For purity-of-game

-yep-

It is NOT a simulator
its FAR more fun

But for the realy techy questions - goto olegs ready room http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif if you're real good the man himself might answer....
also try
http://oldsite.simhq.com/simhq3/sims/boards/bbs/ultimatebb.php?ubb=forum;f=98
he's there more often http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

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acp38
04-03-2004, 08:38 AM
Roger.

and thank you, labbit.

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