MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Standard Edition

See it in action: For ballistic weapons: slimmer and longer range tracers, Terra-level gravity, and more precise hit impacts on armoured targets.
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This mod requires the game, MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Standard Edition.
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Replaces the Autocannons', Mech Rifles', and Gauss Rifle's default "fireball" style tracers with a more linear light trail. These new tracers are visible for much longer, enabling accurate long-range gunnery not possible before. The effect of gravity has been restored to the level found on Terra, so aiming at range with larger calibre ballistic weapons becomes more challenging.


Each weapon size has a unique colour, with size variations dependent upon the strength of the individual armament. For example: AC/2s' tracer colour is red, and AC/2 BF has a smaller tracer to reflect the diminished damage value of the round.


Hit effects on armoured targets have been reworked to reduce the amount of smoke and explosions, especially for smaller calibre rounds. Sparks are much more apparent, indicating the exact location a round has landed.


Options > Graphics > Effects Quality must be set to Maximum for the tracers to appear properly.