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    http://shock.military.com/Shock/vide...&ESRC=dod-b.nl

    This guy is one lucky SOB.....
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    Re: Watch what you shoot at !

    Did the bullet hit the ground or something and bounce back and hit him?
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    • #3
      Re: Watch what you shoot at !

      he was shooting down range, but he was using a hardened round which made it bounce back versus flattening out. It then bounced off the ground right in front of him and hit his headset.... (or so it appears)
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      • #4
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        I believe, from what I hear them saying, is that they were shooting at some sort of iron object which is what it ricocheted off of, and then hit the ground on the way back. Which is where it bounced up and across the side of his head.

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        • #5
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          They really need to utilize the zip and crack of bullets flying close by in more games. It would add to the immersion so much.

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          • #6
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            If you want to talk immersion, more games need to have bullet casings, longer-life decals, and discarded magazines lying around too. A simple undetailed magazine and bullet case persistent for a few minutes or so would have negligable performance impact - I played around with modding a few games a long time ago when I was on a Radeon 9800, and one of them was Tribes. I accidently made it so bullet shells from the chaingun persisted for a few minutes and the only time it had a problem was after a few hundred rounds were fired in one place.

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            • #7
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              Originally posted by Uranium - 235 View Post
              I played around with modding a few games a long time ago when I was on a Radeon 9800, and one of them was Tribes.
              Wow, another Tribes person! Did you see the recent news that VUG is shutting down the Tribes master server in August?

              I was once at an indoor range where someone was firing a .44 with hot loads and I was getting pelted with tiny fragments of lead back at the firing line. Sure reminds one of the importance of eye protection!

              I've also heard horror stories about sewing machines and needles breaking and impaling the sewer's eye, so it's not just gun users who need eye protection. (Needle breakage is quite common in machine embroidery with high-end home sewing machines, when you try to punch through dense embroidery and fail.)
              Dude, seriously, WHAT handkerchief?

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              • #8
                Re: Watch what you shoot at !

                I used an indoor range that had a bowling pin knock-down rig and every now and then a round would bounce back. It was kinda fun trying to make it happen. The return velocity was quite low, but fresh fired rounds are hot to the touch. Scarry Stuff with a rifle round.

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                • #9
                  Re: Watch what you shoot at !

                  *redneck voice* wee're not doin that anymore" "nope no more Iron!" :p
                  but yea lucky dude



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                  • #10
                    Re: Watch what you shoot at !

                    Well yeah, lucky that it hit his headset, not so lucky that it ricocheted right back at him...
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