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Do you think this should be added?

Yes, please.
43 (89.6%)
No, this sucks.
5 (10.4%)

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Offline Gojkov

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Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« on: January 25, 2017, 11:48:17 am »
The idea is to be able to choose a rank which will be shown on your sleeve/shoulders in the customization menu (the same place where you'd choose your name, customize your face and pick a banner). Imo there should only be Corporal, Serjeant and Serjeant Major insignias for rankers since it might not be possible to add the customization of the officer insignias at the same time I guess. How does it sound so far? Please provide an opinion together with your vote.
« Last Edit: January 25, 2017, 12:56:07 pm by Gojkov »

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2017, 01:51:00 pm »
I mean it's not a bad idea but I feel it would be quite pointless personally. It would be a feature that is unique to what M&B offered though so it would be different but there are other things I'd prefer them to focus on in the game before such a thing was implemented.

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2017, 09:30:17 pm »
Perhaps a "Yes, but not as an immediate focus" option in the poll? It is a good idea, but one that is merely cosmetic in nature.

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2017, 06:45:02 pm »
glad i am not the only one with that tought. I just want to take it a step further tho

http://www.holdfastgame.com/forum/index.php?topic=673.0

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2017, 12:39:38 am »
Not sure but yes probably

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2017, 02:41:33 am »
"essentially" this. http://www.holdfastgame.com/forum/index.php?topic=455.0
Scroll down to Core game mechanics and there are some other cool stuff, Like a synchronized solider to a group of people marching.  ;)

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2017, 02:56:08 pm »
I'd say yes for customization and yes because it would be cool to see players ranks in game

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #7 on: June 20, 2017, 12:03:05 am »
NCO sashes pls

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #8 on: June 20, 2017, 01:16:27 pm »
100% yes please

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2017, 08:50:35 pm »
Im still trying to figure out why on earth Taleworlds decided to have a Sjt for rifles but nothing for every other regiment.

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2017, 10:42:32 pm »
Most units in NW had colour-bearers but the Rifles couldn't, so they gave them a generic NCO instead.

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2017, 10:51:35 pm »
Most units in NW had colour-bearers but the Rifles couldn't, so they gave them a generic NCO instead.

That makes sense to fill that gap of ensign, but I still find it odd.

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2017, 08:57:21 am »
I think this would be a cool idea, adds just a little bit more customisation but I think most people will be happy with it!
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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #13 on: June 29, 2017, 08:58:17 pm »
Unique to the game and adds cosmetic value. I think people will value this a lot and see it as a gesture of how much the game creators value the community!

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Re: Customizing ranks and insignias in customization menu
« Reply #14 on: July 16, 2017, 02:58:32 pm »
For me the best option is to mix both ideas so: we have a basic list of regiments like idk. 7-10 most famous regiments. Then we have regiment creator: Head ( Shako ) Chest ( Jacket [ collars etc. ] + backpack ) and Legs ( britches and boots ) for each part we have like 5-6 models ( basic shapes )
For Head small plume, long crest etc. Jacket shape of epaulets, the shape of a jacket ( long flaps etc. ). Legs ( shape of trousers ). Then for each part, we have pallet of colors "The most used so pink is out" then we go to our regiment insignias ( Insignia ( eagle grenade horn etc. ), flag [ from a pool of flags ( French regiments always had same with different regiments number ) ] and name, for example, 18e Régiment d'Infanterie de Ligne "Les Braves" or 92nd "Gordon Highlanders" Regiment of Foot. So then we have a pallet of colors for each part individual so pink guys are out, we can't upload any insignias parts etc so swastika and dick is out. everyone is happy.

About regiment/character customization

If we are talking about French army they had many chevrons, stripes etc. to mark veterans. The question is what period we are going to play in. http://i.imgur.com/0rwzoBj.png Like you can see on this picture French infantry had many insignias to mark soldiers. For example, sergeant-major with 20 years of service had 2 golden stripes below the elbow and 3 golden chevrons over. Even sometimes higher rank had different epaulet http://i.imgur.com/UTq4OpD.jpg sergeant has red stripes on white and golden binding. This would be very nice looking small reward for playing for a long time  We can do same with officers, they have different http://i.imgur.com/v6bTo2u.jpg epaulets and stripes on shako.

About ranks.