Suggestion Name: Map system revamp
Suggestion Type (Rank, Vehicle, Menus, Regiment): UI(?) changes
Addon Pack (Optional): N/A
Addon Pack File Size: N/A
Reason (Why would you like this added/removed):
My suggestion is a revamp of the map system, making it more usefull and user friendly
At the moment I think the current map isnt that great, which is why i suggest a change, or rather an update.
Instead of having the map only being able to zoom out a certain amount, the map should start completely out showing the entire thing, with the ability to zoom in. All the points will be coloured in with the respective faction that holds it, showing more clarity towards which point is which. Along with this would be the ability for officers and chiefs to "mark" a point, the marked point will be highlighted on the map and a line would show up in chat saying that the point has been marked. With this insead of only active points showing on the map, all points should show on the map, with contestable ones perhaps having an icon or something of the sorts to indicate that it is contestable. Chiefs and Officers would be able to mark points by simply opening the map and clicking on the point. an alert would show up in chat (something like "___ has marked objective ___ to be captured") along with a clicking sound or something to get the attention on to the chat.
Why is this useful/worth the work?
As i stated the map is sometimes a pain to work with and it could be used greatly as a team communication tool. Im sure that many officers that have dealt with new players sometimes get annoyed explaining the location of certain points and locations, a revamp to this would mean that the map would be easier to understand and new players would get the hang of it faster. Another reason this is useful is that a player who had nothing to do can open the map and see a point that the officers have marked and think "hey ill go assist the people at the point and try to capture it". I know that a reason why US dont leave the base is that they dont see a reason to. This would honestly help as the point is shown as important, and something to do, therefore getting them out more.
Another reason is the ability for a faction to have better communication without having to be in a discord, say the US regiments are split up in their respective discords, the chat alert will show up when another officer marks it and either the players themselves or the officers can get over to that said point and work as a faction to claim it.
Obviously this relies on officers and chiefs to make it work, but there really isnt any loss if it doesnt work, and im sure US officers will be happy to get people out of base and such.
Overrall this addition would make the map 100% more user friendly and understandable for new and experienced players alike, help aid communication and bring factions out of base more.
TLDR; MAKE MAP BIGGER AND MAKE USEFUL FOR EVERYONE
yet to add potential other ideas that tie in the map, mainly to do with the point system