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User Info: KillerTruffle

3 years ago#11
Monkeymage posted...
Future Soldier is set 12 years from the date it launched. Essentially they have perfected a quadruped robot that is a devastating weapons platform with armor that is pretty much impervious to conventional arms fire (small or heavy) within the span of 12 years.

I would believe it more if they gave a synopsis of how that was possible, like if there was some new type of ballistic shielding or an incredibly upgraded version of the Trophy APS. Even so, the mobility of it is awful. It just doesn't seem like a combat-effective piece of hardware.

Most of the rest of the game is fairly realistic, that's really my only sticking point.

That isn't implausible. There have been a whole lot of recent advances in material strength lately - a new synthetic silk that's stronger than steel (per weight) and more resilient than kevlar... new types of ballistic armor including self-healing armor... advances in carbon fiber for lightweight strength in supporting frames... It is absolutely possible that by 2024 we could easily have materials that are effectively impervious to traditional ballistic weapons. With the advances we have in place even today, I'd actually almost go as far as to say it's *likely* we will have those types of materials.
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User Info: matu90rk

3 years ago#12

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