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The Dismounted Soldier Training System is a new military sim commissioned by the US government. The sim will be used to train new soldiers as early as next year, and cost a hefty $57 million to make. GamePro report that it’s likely that most of this went on development of the the new technology that will capture soldiers’ movements on a ten foot square pad. New recruits will experience the simulator through a virtual reality headset that will run from a state-of-the-art custom laptop strapped to their back.

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"Fueled by taxpayers"

I think this is awesome, but... idk, at least some dev team will have a well-funded project.
Edited by johonm333 - 5/31/11 at 6:42am
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Originally Posted by johonm333;13697815 
"Fueled by taxpayers"

and dying for whiners like you..yeah Happy Memorial Day
    
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Ya no joke. I'm thankful my tax money is being put to good use keeping me safe.
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Useless.... very very useless
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U.S. is just wasting money left and right.
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Keeping us safe lol. More like restricting our rights for the guise of "protection."

On topic, yes, this is great, I just hope they don't mess it up like with AA3. AA2 was where it was at, however AA3 was a major step back in game play. Lets just hope they don't fire the studio after they complete the project...
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We have the most advanced warfighting military in the world hands down. I wouldn't second guess their training methods. I would gladly pay my taxes knowing the military continues to find new, innovative ways to train troops safely.
I want to play this.
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Sweet we get new toys to play with biggrin.gif
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We have the most advanced warfighting military in the world hands down. I wouldn't second guess their training methods. I would gladly pay my taxes knowing the military continues to find new, innovative ways to train troops safely.
I want to play this.
No, the china beats it hands down.
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