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Tank Mechanic Simulator update for 26 March 2021

Community Free Vehicles #1 - M20 AUC, M8 Greyhound - Update 1.2.3

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Patchnotes via Steam Community

Dear Mechanics,

as promised in the roadmap a few weeks ago, with game update we are adding two new vehicles to the game - the M20 Armored Utility Car and the M8 Greyhound.

Here are some information about these vehicles:

M8 Greyhound

The M8 Light Armored Car is a 6×6 armored car produced by the Ford Motor Company during World War II. It was used from 1943 by United States and British forces in Europe and the Pacific until the end of the war. The vehicle was widely exported and as of 2006 still remained in service with some countries. In British service, the M8 was known as the "Greyhound", a nickname seldom if ever used by the US. The British Army found it too lightly armored, particularly the hull floor, which anti-tank mines could easily penetrate (the crews' solution was lining the floor of the crew compartment with sandbags). Nevertheless, it was produced in large numbers. The M8 Greyhound's excellent on-road mobility made it a great supportive element in the advancing American and British armored columns. It was marginal off-road, especially in mud.
(source wikipedia)

M20 Armored Utility Car

M20 AUC also known as the M20 scout car, was a Greyhound with the turret replaced with a low, armored open-topped superstructure and an anti-aircraft ring mount for a .50 cal M2 heavy machine gun. A bazooka was provided for the crew to compensate for its lack of anti-armor weaponry. The M20 was primarily used as a command vehicle and for forward reconnaissance, but many vehicles also served as armored personnel carriers and cargo carriers. It offered high speed and excellent mobility, along with a degree of protection against small arms fire and shrapnel. When employed in the command and control role, the M20 was fitted with additional radio equipment. Originally designated the M10 armored utility car, it was redesignated M20 to avoid confusion with the M10 tank destroyer.
(source wikipedia)

For full list with changes please find attached change log below:

1.2.3

Added:

  • Tank: M20 Armored Utility Car
  • Tank: M8 Greyhound
  • Ammo: 37mm Gun and Ammo config + models (AP and HE)
  • Collectable: M1 Garand
  • Collectable: BAR
  • Collectable: M1A1 Bazooka
  • Collectable: Thompson
  • Collectable: Mosin Nagant M38
  • Collectable: Mosin Nagant 91-30
  • Collectable: Mosin Nagant 1891

Modified / Tweaked:

  • Better logic of drone movement
  • Restored terrain deformation for AP/HE bullet holes in ground (Proving Grounds)

Fixed:

  • Wrong appearance of camouflages when tanks are moved from Museum to Test Drive
  • Speed and rpm pointers for German and American tanks
  • Rotation of fuel container in M3 half-track
  • An error that disallowed for interaction after player tried to move to the same room by using the Tank Manager menu

Have fun :)

Thanks for all the support and have a good weekend.
DeGenerals


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