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All Possible Future Weapons for Turning Tides and Apocalypse DLC's

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NixonTooStronk
417 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
In light of the Russian DLC including 11 new weapons, I've decided to update and review the future weapons that'll appear in the last two DLC's. Upon review, I've decided that these weapons will appear in the last two DLC updates.

All weapons are in order of "most likely to appear", so if a category includes more than two weapons (4 for pilot class), then the top two weapons will most likely appear. Take everything with a grain of salt, theres no guarantee's that any of these will appear, but if they've added the Vetterli Rifle and Maxim SMG, then who's to say these weapons won't appear. The Maxim SMG that's coming in the Russian DLC was very rare, only two examples of it exist, and its not entirely known if it was developed during World War 1. WIth that in mind, I'm being a little more lenient when choosing weapons that were not used until after the Great War had ended
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Turning Tides
For this DLC, the theme is naval battles so I focused on countries with large coastlines and countries with a huge naval presence: Italy, Denmark, Norway, etc.

ASSAULT:

-Berreta OVP (Automatico OVP)

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Statistics
-Cartridge: 9mm Glisenti
-Rate of Fire: 800-900 RPM
-Capacity: 25 Rounds
-Variants: Factory, Optical, Storm

Designed in 1916, the OVP was a SMG design based of the Villar-Perosa Machine Gun. The weapon itself saw extremely limited service at the very end of WW1. When reloading, it chambers a round by "c-o-c-k-i-n-g" a pump back (similar to a shotgun) and if implemented, it'll be interesting to see how this is animated in-game. Its high rate of fire puts it on the same level as the Automatico 1918. Though I believe it could be balanced as a more "medium" ranged Sub-machine by lowering its Rate of Fire to 800, and making it less accurate while hip-firing. The codex for the Elite Automatico 1918 states that OVP's were made after the war, but my sources say they were made during the war and shipped to a few troops for field testing.
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M1917 Trench Carbine

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Statistics
-Cartridge: Either the 9x19mm or the 7.63x25mm
-Rate of fire: Unknown (purportedly really high, like 1200-2000 RPM)
-Capacity: 10, 20, 40 round box magazines
-Variants: Factory, Optical, Trench

The Mauser 1917 Trench Carbine was a surprise creation I just happened to find out about while research the M1917 Rifle. It is a carbine/full automatic version of the C96 that predate the WW2 M712 SchnellFeuer carbine. It was developed late in the war as a trench clearing weapon and went up against the Artillery Luger in combat trials. It was never accepted into service, most likely due to the cost of producing With its high rate of fire and 40 round magazine, this weapon will need to see a decrease in damage, and an increase in vertical recoil. Unlike the C96 and C96 Carbine found in-game, this one has a detachable box magazine.
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-Winchester Model 1912 Shotgun

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Statistics
-Cartridge: Brass 12 Gauge Shell's
-Rate Of Fire: Pump Action
-Capacity: 5-6 Round Tube
-Variants: Factory, Hunter, Extended, Backbored

This Winchester Shotgun began production in 1912 and was one of the many shotguns used by the United States during the war. Even after WW1, this shotgun continued to serve all the way up to the Vietnam War. We already have the Model 10-A as the games power house shotgun, though I think it'd be pertinent to add another one for the "variety" aspect. Of Course this can be Balanced to fill a different role than the Model 10-A. I would say give it more pellets in close range, but reduced damage further out than the Model 10-A. Just like the Model 1897 Trench gun, the Model 12 Shotgun can be slam-fired(can be operated by holding down the trigger and pumping continuously; you can basically make it a "full-auto" shotgun like the Model 1897).
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MEDIC:

Madsen Rassmussen Rifle 1896

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Statistics
-Cartridge: 8x58mmR Krag
-Rate of Fire: Semi-Auto (alledgeldy 45 RPM, can be higher, at least 290 RPM considering the type of action it uses)
-Capacity: 10+1 Rounds
-Variants: Factory, Optical, Storm, Marksman

This is apparently the very first semi-automatic rifle to be adopted by a military(even though only ~80 rifles were issues). Designed in Denmark, the rifle is considered to be the Forerunner of the Madsen Machine Gun. It reloads the same way, by pulling a lever like charging handle on the side like the Madsen MG. Damage wise, it should be on par with the the RSC 1917, though it would be more reasonable to put the damage on par with the Selblslader Rifles and the Mondragon. Bullets are ejected directly in front of the trigger guard below the rifle, just like the Madsen MG.
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Hagen Rifle

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Statistics
-Cartridge: 7x56.5mm Proprietary Cartridge
-Rate of Fire: Semi-Auto/Straight-Pull (like the General Liu, this weapon can be fired either Semi-auto or straight-pull)
-Capacity: 5 Rounds
-Variants: Factory, Optical, Marksman

This Experimental Norwegian Rifle was developed early, before the advent of WW1 as a replacement for the French Lebel Rifle. It could fire either semi-automatic or in a stragitht-pull configuration. In-terms of damage in-game, this could serve as a powerful 2 shot kill weapon similar to the RSC 1917, in semi-automatic. By switching to Straight-pull fire mode, that two shot kill can be exteneded to ranges similar to the Gewehr 95, making this weapon a cross breed between the Medics Normal Self Loading Rifles and the Scout's Rifles.
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Meunier A6 Rifle (Either 5 Round or 10-15 Round)

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15 Round Version
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Statistics
-Cartridge: 7x59mm Proprietary
-Rate of Fire: Semi-Auto(300-360 RPM)
-Capacity: 5,10 and 15 Rounds
-Variants: Factory, Storm, Optical, Marksman, Extended

The Meunier Rifle was one of the very first rifles (next to the Madsen Rifle) to be issued to troops. Like the Hagen Rifle, the Meunier was considered as a replacement for the Lebel Rifle, however the Meunier was actually adopted for service. Once WW1 Started, adoption of the Meunier Rifle fell through and only 1000 rifles were ever issued since the French Military could not afford to produce more. It did serve in the field however, making it an historically accurate weapon for WW1. In-game, this type of rifle would fit somewhere along the line of the Cei-Rigotti and the M1907 SL(albeit a little more powerful and slower to fire). The magazine is not detachable, so it'll still needs to be reload by stripper clips.
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SUPPORT:

Darne Model 1918

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Statistics
-Cartridge: 8x50mmR Lebel
-Rate of Fire: 1100-1200 (there are ways to balance this, don't **** yourself)
-Capacity: Belt-Fed, 25 or 50 Rounds
-Variants: Low-Weight,Trench

The Mitrailleuse Darne Model 1918 Machine Gun was developed as a General Purpose(Land and Aircraft) Machine Gun from 1917-1918. It saw very limited service in the form of combat test trials at the end of the war but was not officially adopted until the great war ended. Considering it's absurdly high rate of fire, this can be balanced by giving it high, horizontal recoil when aimed, making this more useful as hip fire weapon. If implemented, this Machine gun will have to have its rate of fire dropped to 800 rpm OR have its damage reduced to 5-6 shot kills in close range. It'll be interesting to see how this gets balanced. It could serve as a good way for support to combat Automatico Users, but still needs to be balanced.
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Vickers Berthier Light Machine Gun Mk1

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Statistics
-Cartridge: .303 British/ .30-06
-Rate of Fire: 450-500 RPM
-Capacity: 20-30 Round Box
-Variants: Low-Weight, Telescopic, Optical

The Vicker-Berthier has a sordid history, with designs dating back to 1909. The early model was tested and formally adopted by the US in 1917, though it would never be produced due to a lack of manufacturing facilities when the US entered WW1. It did however compete against the Bren Gun for a British Military Contract later in the century. This is a slower alternative to the the Darne Model, providing a more stable and controllable rate of fire. Think of this as the "Bren gun of the Great War". Basically this will serve as the Darne's Antithesis.
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Lewis Assault Phase Rifle
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Statistics
-Cartridge: .30-06/.303 British
-Rate of Fire: 450-700 rpm
-Capacity: 20-30 Round Box Magazine
-Variants: Storm, Trench, Telescopic

A true oddity, this version of the Lewis Gun has been lightened, and configured into an "Automatic Rifle. This weapon was purely experimental and was only used in Trials against the B.A.R back in 1918. It was truly considered to be an 'assault rifle', but was never adopted nor produced. Game play wise, this weapon would be a direct contender against the BAR, I would recommend a reload slightly longer than the bar, a decrease in fire rate and a bump in damage. The goal would be to produce a true assault rifle for the Support class, but not one that's as effective as the medics rifles or the Federov Avtomat.
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SCOUT:

Carcano M91 Rifle
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Statistics
-Cartridge: 6.5x52mm Carcano
-Rate Of Fire: Bolt-Action
-Capacity: 6 Rounds(En-Bloc)
-Variants: Infantry, Carbine, Sniper

This Italian rifle saw service rifle was developed in 1891 and fires from an En-Bloc style clip just like the Gewehr 95 Rifle. In-game, this rifles main appeal (due to its small caliber) will be its low bullet drop and high velocity that's on par with the Gewehr 98. It'll be an Ideal weapon for longer range combat, at the expense of not being very powerful. I still think this rifle should have a sweetspot and a one shot kill to the head, but body shots should take 2-3 bullets.
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Arisaka Rifle (Type 30 or 38)

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Statistics
-Cartridge: 6.5x50mm Arisaka
-Rate of Fire: Bolt-Action
-Capacity: 5 Rounds
-Variants: Infantry, Carbine, Marksman

This Japanese Service Rifle was developed from 1899 to replace the Murata Rifle. Even though Japan didn't play any major role in WW1, they did have a small naval presence so I figured it'd be interesting to add the Arisaka to the game. Like the Caracno, the Arisaka fires a smaller cartridge so the same benefits offered by the 6.5 mm Carcano apply here. the only difference is the Arisaka's ability to single load. Also, I think this rifle should have a sweet spot and one shot head-shot, at the expense of having a 2-3 shots requirement to kill someone in the torso/body. at closer ranges, it should still be a two shot kill.
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Winchester Lee Navy Rifle M1895

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Statistics
-Cartridge: 6mm Lee Navy
-Rate of Fire: Straight Pull Bolt-Action
-Capacity: 5 round En-Bloc or Internal Box Magazine
-Variants: Infantry, Marksman, Sniper

The Lee Navy Rifle is a small caliber, straight pull rifle that was adopted by US Naval Forces at the turn of the 20th century. It can have either an En-Bloc clip or a standard internal box magazine for single loading. The quick action puts it on the same level as the Gewehr 95 rifle, offering fast follow up round in exchange for no sweet spot and lower damage than the standard sniper rifles. This is a cool rifle, and hopefully we get to see it in Turning Tides. The same as the last two rifles: Quick action like the Gewehr 95, 2-3 shot kill at longer ranges, a medium range sweet spot, one shot kill to the head, two shots at close range.
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Apocalypse
For this DLC, I'd really like to see more U.S themed weaponry

ASSAULT:

Thompson Prototype: Persuader Model
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Statistics
-Cartridge: .45 ACP
-Rate of Fire: 600-1500
-Capacity: 50, 100 rounds(Belt-Fed)
-Variants: Trench, Optical, Extended

One of the two early prototypes of the world famous Tommy gun. It began development in 1917/1918 and early prototypes were shipped to New York but the war ended before they could ever be shipped to the western front. This sub-machine gun is belt fed and fires at a high cyclic rate. This weapon was affectionately called the "Trench Broom", and would serve as a good hip fire Sub machine gun. The Belt-fed ammunition would serve as a good excuse to animate a slow reload and balance the high rate of fire. Damage should be reduced to make up for the high rate of fire.
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Thompson Prototype: Annihilator Model
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Statistics
-Cartridge: .45 ACP
-Rate of Fire: 600-800
-Capacity: 20, 30 Round Box Magazines
-Variants: Factory, Storm,Optical

The Second of the two Thompson Prototypes. Unlike the Persuader model, this one uses box magazines so reloads should be quicker. I would recommend using the low 600-800 Rpm. Depending on which Sub-machine gun will appear, I would guess the Annhilator is the most likely of the two Thompson's to be modeled in-game.
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Walther 1918 Toggle-Lock Shotgun
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Statistics
-Cartridge: 12 Gauge Brass Shell
-Rate of Fire: Self-Loading Shotgun, around the same speed as the Sjrogren Inertial
-Capacity: 4-6 Tube Loaded
-Variants: Backbored, Factory, Hunter

Another Self-loading shotgun I found a while back. This Shotgun uses the same luger action to chamber a shell. It was apparently developed during the great war by Walther as a sporting shotgun, but was not released until November of 1918. This is an interesting shotgun, and its addition to the game may add more variety to the Self-loading shotguns in the assault class (along with the 12g Automatic and the Sjogren Inertial). To chamber around, you have to turn the lever clockwise about 45 degree's to operate the action.
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MEDIC:

Farquhar-Hill Rifle
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Statistics
-Cartridge: .303 British
-Rate of Fire: Self-Loading Rifle or 700 RPM in Full Auto
-Capacity: 19+1 Round Drum Magazine
-Variants: Factory, Optical, Storm, Marksman

An almost unknown British Prototype Rifle, developed around 1917. This rifle was actually almost adopted into service for the British Empire, but orders for 70,000 Rifles were scrapped once the Great War Ended. This rifle is capable of Full-Automatic fire, and has an interesting quirk; if you don't flip two switches that hold the bullets in place and remove the mag, all the rounds fall out of the magazine. It'll be interesting to see how that animates. This rifle will fit somewhere in-between the Federov-Avtomat and the Selbstlader 1916 Rifle.
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Howell Automatic 1915/1916
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Statistics
-Cartridge: .303 British
-Rate of Fire: Self-Loading Rifle, slower than RSC 1917
-Capacity: 10-20 Round SMLE Magazines(removable)
-Variants: Experimental, Factory

An interesting find, the Howell was originally thought to have only been created during WW2, but early examples from 1915 and 1916 exist. This rifle takes a normal Lee-Enfield and slaps a Piston to the side of the rifle making it Semi-automatic (similar to how the Cei-Riggotti is a conversion of the Carcano Carbine). Damage wise, this gun should be a two shot kill but at the expensive of a rate of fire slower than the RSC 1917. I would recommend having it reuse the same reload as the Enfield for balancing puproses but since the SMLE and MLE rifles have removable magazines, it may be beneficial to animate the gun with a full magazine replacement instead of just reloading with stripper clips. Rumor Has it that this can be converted to Full-Auto and examples of these full-auto versions from WW2 exist.
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Meunier A6 Rifle (Either 5 Round or 10-15 Round)

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15 Round Version
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Statistics
-Cartridge: 7x59mm Proprietary
-Rate of Fire: Semi-Auto(300-360 RPM)
-Capacity: 5,10 and 15 Rounds
-Variants: Factory, Storm, Optical, Marksman, Extended

The Meunier Rifle was one of the very first rifles (next to the Madsen Rifle) to be issued to troops. Like the Hagen Rifle, the Meunier was considered as a replacement for the Lebel Rifle, however the Meunier was actually adopted for service. Once WW1 Started, adoption of the Meunier Rifle fell through and only 1000 rifles were ever issued since the French Military could not afford to produce more. It did serve in the field however, making it an historically accurate weapon for WW1. In-game, this type of rifle would fit somewhere along the line of the Cei-Rigotti and the M1907 SL(albeit a little more powerful and slower to fire). The magazine is not detachable, so it'll still needs to be reload by stripper clips.
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SUPPORT:

MG-08/18
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Statistics
-Cartridge: 7.92x57mm
-Rate of Fire: 450-600 RPM
-Capacity: 100-250 Round Belts
-Variants: Low-Weight, Suppressive

A lightened version of the Sentries MG-08/15. This version uses an air-cooled barrel instead of a water cooled barrel, bringing the weight down to about 14.7 kg(32lbs). A good alternative to the MG-15, the MG-08/18 can provide accurate, sustained fire. This version of the MG-08 was only produced in small numbers but was reportedly fielded to troops just before the war ended. Damage wise, I would say keep the MG-15 model in mind, but lower the rate of fire and increase the length in which the machine gun can be fired before it overheats. I would also suggest an alternate reload to the MG-08/15's that the Sentry uses since the Carry handle would get in the way.
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MG-08/15
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Statistics
-Cartridge: 7.92x57mm
-Rate of Fire: 450-600
-Capacity: 100-200 Rounds
-Variants: Low-Weight, Suppressive

If the MG-08/18 is out of the question, then I suggest making the sentries MG-08/15 available to the support class. This beauty is a lightened, man-portable version of the MG-08 Heavy Machine Gun that was used to great effect by German Infantry in WW1. Stat wise, I would make the support class's version of this gun the same as the Sentries version with a few exceptions. First, drop the magazine size from 200-100 or make it 50 and give the 100rd capacity to the Suppressive version. Second, decrease the hip-fire accuracy to that of the MG-15, and slow down the aim speed by a few milliseconds. Don't re-use the reload from the Sentries MG08/15, but give the Supports Version a longer reload. Rate of fire should stay the same, and reduce the amount of rounds that need to be fired continuously until the gun overheats(the MG-08/14 is 40lb's heavy, so removing the water from the gun will decrease the weight for infantry but the gun will overheat quicker). Please add this Dice.
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Burton 1917 Machine Rifle
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Statistics
-Cartridge: .345 WSL(Supposedly incendiary rounds)
-Rate of Fire: 800 RPM (allegedly)
-Capacity: 40 Rounds (use two, 20 round magazines that must be manually switched)
-Variant: Storm, Optical

This experimental weapon has been sitting on the shelf for quite some time. Very little is known about this gun, except that it was a prototype designed in 1917 by the Winchester company to shoot down enemy Zeppelins and Barrage Balloon's. It uses two separate 20 round magazines attached to the gun that must be manually switched to give it a capacity of 40 Rounds. Balance wise, this gun should have a lower damage model to make up for its high Rate of Fire. The reload should be slower since you need to remove both magazines from the gun. I'm interested in seeing how DICE handles an incendiary weapon, I would imagine it wouldn't actually light troops on fire but would create an awesome "Tracer" effect to assist with hip-fire aiming.
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Browning 1917
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Statistics
-Cartridge: .30-06 Springfield
-Rate of Fire: 450-600 rpm
-Capacity: 100, 200, 250 Round Belts
-Variants: Low-Weight, Suppressive

I was hesitant to add this one but I figured this could be a decent Support gun. Its could be made light, has a relatively controllable rate of fire and can be carried and fired like a normal machine gun(though its not recommended. Removing the water would make the gun over heat quicker, but could allow the user to hold the gun by the water jacket as a foreguard. This weapon was designed for american troops and was shipped to the western front for use by the doughboys. Re-read the MG-08/15 description since I think this weapon would need to be balanced in the same way(maybe with a different damage model). The feed tray opens for this machine gun(like the MG-15 reload).
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SCOUT:

Ross Rifle
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Statistics
-Cartridge: .303 British
-Rate of fire: bolt-action/straight-pull bolt
-Capacity: 5 Round internal box magazine
-Variants: Infantry, Marksman

A Canadian rifle, the Ross Rifle offered a quick action with the use of it straight-pull bolt mechanism(the same as with the Gewehr 95). Despite defects with test rifles, the Ross Mk3 was shipped to France with the Canadian Expeditionary Forces where the rifles shortcoming would be made apparent. Like with the Gewehr 95, the Ross fires quickly with its straight pull bolt and has the ability to stay "scoped" in on a target while aiming and firing. For balancing, I would suggest giving the Ross a quick rate of fire with high damage and a sweet spot. Though the speed of the rifle should be a little slower than the Gewehr 95 (so that the rifle won't become obsolete).
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M1917 "American Enfield"
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Statistics
-Cartridge: .30-06
-Rate of fire: bolt action(same speed as either the Springfield or the Enfield)
-Capacity: 6 Rounds in an internal magazine.
-Variants: Infantry, Carbine, Marksman, Sniper

A standard issue rifle alongside the Springfield 1903 for the doughboys. The M1917 combines the quick action of the Enfield with the long range power of the Springfield. One advantage of this rifle is the ability to load 6 rounds instead of 5 for the Springfield. Its not a huge bonus, but it still an advantage over the standard 5 rounds for most of the rifles. Historically, the M1917 issued to more American Expeditionary Troops in Europe then the Springfield rifle. It would be nice to see a long range alternative to the Sprinfield 1903.
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Gewehr 88 Commission Rifle
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Statistics
-Cartridge: Patrone 88 ( an 8mm cartridge)
-Rate of Fire: bolt-action, about as fast as the Gewehr 98
-Capacity: 5 rounds in an en-bloc clip
-Variants: Infantry, Carbine, Marksman

I may be the only one who thinks this, but we definitely need more rifles from the central powers. The Gewehr 88 was one of the few German rifles to never be produced by Mauser, and was in fact designed by a war commission in response to Frances Lebel 1886 Rifle. The Gewehr 88 served in a limited capacity in WW1, but was widely used by many other nations and conflicts around the globe. It fired an 8mm round and would be a good short range weapon to use. It may not be as fast as the Gewehr 95 or the Ross Rifle; but its quick reload, combined with a long ranged 8mm cartridge could turn this into an effective weapon. Like the Carcano and Gewehr 95, it uses an en-bloc clip so it cannot be single loaded 1 round at a time. It should share a sweet-spot with the Lebel Rifle, but unlike the Lebel it will reload faster.
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PILOT/TANKER CLASS
*Since we're getting a C-93 Carbine and a Mosin Nagant Obrez, we might get 4 more pilot weapons to use in the future. Heres what I got.

Full-Auto Steyr Hahn Pistol
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-16 Round Capacity
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-800 RPM
*Full auto version Steyr Pistol used by the support class. Reloaded by stripper clips, this will be another, slower alternative to the Frommer Stop Auto. The addition of a stock however, allows the weapon to perform more closely to a sub machine gun rather than a machine pistol.


Selbstlader M1913 9mm Carbine
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-10 Round Capacity
-9x57mmR (a powerful round)
-Self-Loading
* A carbine version of the Medics Selbstlader 1916. It wont be as powerful as that rifle, but will offer the pilot class a more powerful long ranged option compared to the Pieper Carbine. Chambered in a 9mm Sporting round (allegedly 9x57mm) so it would be a relatively powerful addition to the pilot class.
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Mannlicher Carbine 1901/1904
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-Unknown, 8-10 Round Capacity
-7.63x32mm Mannlicher
-Self-Loading Carbine
*An early Carbine based off the Mannlicher pistol. Its magazine fed(detachable), and fires a cartridge similar to .30 Carbine so its damage should be higher than the C96 Carbine and the Luger P08 Carbine.


Magazine Fed Mondragon Rifle 1908
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This picture has the 32 round magazine.
-20-32 Round Capacity(A 20 round magazine is more balanced)
-7x57mm Mauser
-Self-Loading Rifle
*A high capacity version of the medics rifle, i cant think of any other way to implement this other than to make it a weapon for the Pilot/Tanker Class. It has a high capacity, and is historically accurate as pilots would carry Mondragons in their planes.
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*a 20 round Mondragon Rifle



Burgess Folding Shotgun
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-4-5 round capacity
-12 Gauge Brass Shells
-Shotgun
*This special and really cool folding shotgun will be perfect for the pilot class. The operator pulls down the handle and stock to load in a new chamber. The weapon itself can be folded to half its length and carefully concealed.
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Mares Leg
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*If the weapon is ever added for the pilot, it'll most likely be based off the Russian 1895.
-7.62x54mmR
-5 Round Capacity
-Lever-Action Rifle(shortened to carbine length)
*An interesting weapon to include for the Pilot class, its short and will give the pilot class a medium range weapon to use.

PISTOL's
*With the inclusion of the Nagant Revolver, I thought I'd might as well add pistols to this category.

-FN 1900
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-.32ACP
-7+1 Round Capacity
-Blowback Handgun
*This Belgian handgun served on many fronts of WW1 and its strange that such a well known hand gun was not included in-game

-Colt Model 10 Revolver
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-.38 Long Colt
-6 Round Cylinder
-Double/Single Action Swing out Revolver
* A prominent, revolver. There aren't many swing out type cylinder revolvers so adding a revolver with a quick reload would be a good addition to the game.

-Webley 1913 Self Loading Pistol
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-.455 ACP
-7+1 Round
-Short Recoil Handgun
*A powerful, .455 caliber handgun adopted into British service.

-Webley Mk VI Revolver
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-.455 Webley/.38ACP
-6 round revolver
-Double/Single Action Top-break action revolver
*an Iconic revolver that has served the British empire for nearly a century. A main staple of English officers in WW1, its surprising that it didn't make into the vanilla game. The Auto Revolver is heavily based on this pistol, so it might not be added to the game.

-Lebel Revolver
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-8mm French Ordinance
-6 Round Cylinder
-Double/Single Action Swing out revolver.
*A common french revolver used on the western front. The cylinder on this revolver actually swings out on the right side of the gun instead of the left, it'll be interesting to see how the devs animate that.

Comments

  • SlugSniper
    32 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
    But... so many are missing from the list...
    ... Where's mah Colt-45? :'(

    On a more serious note, I think the Mare's Leg will be what it truly is: a cut-down Winchester Model 1892. The 1892 was a pistol-caliber lever-action rifle and was used in WWI. I'd love to have the full-size 1892 for Scout and the Mare's Leg for Tanker/Pilot.
  • Flaccid_Tr1p
    42 postsMember, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
    Great post all of these are amazing.
  • NixonTooStronk
    417 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
    SlugSniper wrote: »
    But... so many are missing from the list...
    ... Where's mah Colt-45? :'(

    On a more serious note, I think the Mare's Leg will be what it truly is: a cut-down Winchester Model 1892. The 1892 was a pistol-caliber lever-action rifle and was used in WWI. I'd love to have the full-size 1892 for Scout and the Mare's Leg for Tanker/Pilot.

    I was thinking it'll be modelled off of the Russian 1895 in-game
    Great post all of these are amazing.

    Thank You, hope you enjoy

  • Troopperfofo
    322 postsMember, Battlefield 4, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
    I would like to add the Savage 1899 "musket" Canadian home guard rifle to the list. My favorite lever action. Because of its amazing rotary magazine.

    https://joesalter.ca/products/savage-99-musked-montreal-homeguard

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  • GrizzGolf
    176 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
    I really hope some of those guns make it!
  • JMDcpn
    88 postsMember, Battlefield, Battlefield 1, CTE Member
    OVP is just like the Beretta m1918 "automatico". I don't think there's a reason to include that.
    The mg08/15 is already being used for the elite class. The elite class will have no purpose anymore if they add that weapon for regular use.
  • bleachee
    575 postsMember, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
    edited August 8
    The Colt-Browning M1895/14 "Potato Digger" machine gun would be a great addition. Also the U.S. M1917 revolver would be really cool. I'd like to see a swing-out cylinder animation. The Krag rifle is a natural choice too.
  • NixonTooStronk
    417 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
    JMDcpn wrote: »
    OVP is just like the Beretta m1918 "automatico". I don't think there's a reason to include that.
    The mg08/15 is already being used for the elite class. The elite class will have no purpose anymore if they add that weapon for regular use.

    Well the Sentries purpose is that he can take a lot of damage before dying; even if you give the sentry the MG-15 Suppressive, he'll still be practically the same, only a little better. My proposition is balancing the MG-08/15 for the Support class so that its different from the Sentries. It would be wickedly cool to have an MG-08/15 to play around with on the Support class, one you can aim and deploy on a bipod. I added the OVP since it was one of the weapons most likely to appear in-game, even if its similar to the Automatico 1918.


    bleachee wrote: »
    The Colt-Browning M1895/14 "Potato Digger" machine gun would be a great addition. Also the U.S. M1917 revolver would be really cool. I'd like to see a swing-out cylinder animation. The Krag rifle is a natural choice too.

    I thought about adding the Potato Digger but the gas mechanism in front might be a little too unrealistic to run around with, not to mention unsafe.
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    The Model 1917 on the other had is a good idea, if it did get implemented then it would probably be in the Apocalypse DLC, and do the same damage as the Colt 1911 since they fire the same round. In terms of pistols,I was looking more powerhouse/exotic european firearms that would have a cool/unusual factor to it. Though I wouldnt complain if they added the M1917
  • HardAimedKid
    9311 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1, CTE Member
    That Lewis phase rifle looks awesome
  • NixonTooStronk
    417 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
    edited August 8
    That Lewis phase rifle looks awesome

    I'd be very interested to see that in-game. It has this FAL type look to it and I think thats really cool
  • bran1986
    2307 postsMember, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1, CTE Member
    Looking forward to the Farquhar-Hill rifle, hopefully it comes in a marksman or sniper variant.
  • Darkwulf32
    84 postsMember, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
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    Burton light machine rifle is another very cool early assault rifle type prototype. It had a strange magazine system with two 20 round mags duel mounted on the top of the rifle. It still wasn't an automatic transition, the second magizine still had to be inserted into the feeding position manually. This could make for two different reload animations and speeds, which could add for an interesting weapon design.
  • NixonTooStronk
    417 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
    bran1986 wrote: »
    Looking forward to the Farquhar-Hill rifle, hopefully it comes in a marksman or sniper variant.

    It seems more like an assault rifle and less of what your thinking off. If anything it'll be more close to the Federov-Avtomat. Check the "Spoilers" for more information.

  • bran1986
    2307 postsMember, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1, CTE Member
    edited August 8
    bran1986 wrote: »
    Looking forward to the Farquhar-Hill rifle, hopefully it comes in a marksman or sniper variant.

    It seems more like an assault rifle and less of what your thinking off. If anything it'll be more close to the Federov-Avtomat. Check the "Spoilers" for more information.

    Yeah that rate of fire was a lot faster than I expected. It would still be cool using it as an assault rifle though. My eye sight isn't the greatest which is why I use the marksman and Sniper variants.
  • HardAimedKid
    9311 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1, CTE Member
    That Lewis phase rifle looks awesome

    I'd be very interested to see that in-game. It has this FAL type look to it and I think thats really cool

    I thought of the FAL as soon as I saw it
  • BoWinston
    668 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield, Battlefield 1, CTE Member
    I can't imagine DICE not including the M1917 American Enfield in this game, that's the one rifle I really want to shoot. They even talked about it being more used than the M1903 in the Elite SMLE Codex.
  • NixonTooStronk
    417 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
    BoWinston wrote: »
    I can't imagine DICE not including the M1917 American Enfield in this game, that's the one rifle I really want to shoot. They even talked about it being more used than the M1903 in the Elite SMLE Codex.

    Amen, it might as well be confirmed for a future DLC. I would imagine that any other guns mentioned in the Codex might be added to the game.

  • bran1986
    2307 postsMember, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1, CTE Member
    Would love that Mondragon with the 20 round magazine as a medic weapon.
  • bleachee
    575 postsMember, Battlefield, Battlefield 1 Member
    I would be shocked if the M1917 rifle didn't show up eventually. It may have an infantry variant that could explain Dice's reluctance to make a 1903 infantry variant. A P14 variant of the Enfield could show up too.
  • Gmkillers
    1000 postsMember, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield, Battlefield 1, CTE Member
    According to DICE it's any prototype weapon they can find. Even if it saw no action other than someone's shed..
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