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Trench Raid Machine Gun

Back in the early days of the First World War, machine guns were heavy, cumbersome things – some requiring a crew of as many as eight men to load, operate, and carry the gun along with its replacement parts. As the war progressed, lighter and more maneuverable automatic rifles were developed, which led to the adoption of “marching fire” – a tactic where advancing infantry units fire from the hip while moving in an effort to pin down enemy troops.

This weapon, while not a direct recreation of any particular firearm of the era, is intended to be the kind of gun that would fill that role. It incorporates elements from the Lewis Gun, the Reibel Machine Gun, and the Vickers Gun. Purely by accident, it also strongly resembles the so-called “Assault Rifle” from Fallout 4.

Parts Used

I started with the base game Light Machine Gun mesh and removed everything but the receiver, chopping it down into a rectangle. I then added the barrel from the Gatling Laser, the pistol grip from the Anti-Materiel Rifle, the butt pad and Microfusion Cell receptacle from the Gauss Rifle, the front sight from the legacy-content Assault Rifle, and the rear sight and carry handle from the Automatic Rifle.

Perks and Challenges

The following properties, perks and challenges apply to this weapon:

Trench Raid Machine Gun
Strength 8 Skill Guns 100
Ammo Type .308
Capacity 75
Ammo Use Per Shot 1 Regen Rate N/A
Attack Stats
Base Damage 30 DPS 240
Damage Per Projectile 30 # of Projectiles 1
Crit Damage 30 Crit % Multiplier x1
AP 18 Min. Spread 1.8
Limb Damage Multiplier 1 Rate of Fire 8
Other Stats
Weight 20 Value 5250
Item HP 750 Sight FOV 50
Repair Trench Raid Machine Guns
FormID ##F00070
Weapon Mods
Light Machine Gun Expanded Drums Increase Mag Capacity 75
Animation Type TwoHandAutomatic
Attack Animation AttackLoop
Reload Animation ReloadD
Noise Level Loud
weapons/rifle/trenchraidmachinegun.txt · Last modified: 2024/01/01 15:13 by mc_tammer

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