SoftShoe wrote:WOW I take one day away from the forums & this gets dropped! I am very pleased to see this move!
FWIW IMO having a rangefinder built into a spotting scope is a TERRIBLE idea!!! 1st off they dont exist in real life. 2nd they would be OP for use in this game. I also dont think we need new binos either. Anyone who has ever actually used high power binos in a field environment knows they are almost worthless. You just cant hold them steady enough to be practicable. 7-8x binos are the standard because they offer the best combination of magnification & clarity of view. Dont matter if you in the thick woods of the east coast or the wide open spaces out west.
Heh, this is a hunting video game, I think we'll be able to hold and use them just fine. But they do exist IRL, and it would be great to see one in the game instead of requiring us to carry two separate optics which takes up two very precious inventory slots. As I said before, I'd be more than willing to pay a heftier price for such an optic, and I think most others would too. Speaking of which, I think I saw someone say they'd pay the price of the new long range spotting scope + 100 em$ for a spotting scope/rangefinder combo instead. I think that price is unrealistically low. I'd expect the price to be more in the neighborhood of the cost of two optics, and I'd personally have no problem forking that much over for such an item.
Man that was painful to type, but yeah, I would pay that.