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Final update has been released officially to our workshop HERE.

 

Consists of:

- New/Updated mags

- M14 Mag compatibility

- Tweaked 890 firing sounds again (don't expect much, I'm no sound designer, heh)

- C79 Optic added due to lore

 

Once again, I just wanted to thank the Arma community for supporting this dumb guy with a small idea. Without the support of this community and the friends I've made along the way, I never would have been able to get this far and I am very grateful for that. Sad to see the journey finally end, but a journey I'm glad I had an opportunity to have taken nonetheless.

 

- "Jobo"
PTV Project Lead

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Hey all. It's been a while. Just wanted to swing by and mention....oh, I don't know, maybe something like:

 

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Indeed, you read that right. Project True Viking is back!

 

Truth be told, PTV was absolutely down for good and was going to stay that way. However, out of nowhere some very, very kind folks and fans of the project approached me and tried to offer to help out the best they good in their own ways to try and help me revive this project and try to take it as far as I can. So here we are--giving it one last major go at it and see what we can do!

 

So at this point, you might be one of the few actually pleasantly surprised and happy to see we're coming back. But equally, you are noticing already something is a bit......different. The most obvious being the new colors and flag we're raising. So what gives?

 

Well, the real brutally honest truth is for the longest time, I absolutely hated PTV. Yeah, really....its project creator hated his own project, crazy right? Let's just say my focus was less on nailing down the vision and project I wanted and ended up more focused on trying to make everyone else happy. So what you all saw and were given was PTV and Askeland, but they just didn't feel like my PTV and the Askeland I wanted. So seeing how this opportunity fell into my lap could potentially help me revive PTV, I took some time to really consider for a while if I even wanted to try again or leave it dead. But hey, who am I kidding--PTV means still too much and equally, has so, so much untapped potential.

 

I knew I wanted to try one more time, but if I was going to--I needed to make sure PTV and Askeland that I was coming back with, was going to be the proper Askeland and PTV. So I went to my lore guy and good friend, Wessex, and said point-blank--if we do this, I want you to come back and we do this finally right and the way it needs to be.....redone from the ground up. So I decided that while the community thought we were dead for good, use that opportunity to my advantage. I spent the past year working in peace and quiet with Wessex---who really needs some sort of Sainthood granted for putting up with me for all those months, lol--secretly under the radar and he helped me finally get out of this blockhead of mine that was rattling around for so long. And so I achieved that goal. I finally found myself staring at the crystal clear vision we lacked for so long, and couldn't be happier!

 

Now unfortunately that means there has been a lot of changes--some of which some might not understand or like. And there are quite a few questions, especially in regards to lore. Have no fear--we gotchu fam!

 

I am pleased to announce the first release of our OFFICIAL Project True Viking Lore Guide -2021!

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Basically a culmination of an entire year's worth of relentless blood, sweat, and tears (with a lot of swearing in between) in order to provide the user with a pretty good starting point into both the vision and lore of the new (and proper) Askeland and its forces. It's not 100% complete and exhaustive.....yet! Eventually, it'll have more added to it and will hopefully expand into a complete encyclopedia of sorts of Project True Viking and its lore. But even so, hopefully, you will find it insightful and also help clarify a lot of the vision for you, continuing to do so as it expands over time in the future.

 

We are still too few people and can't promise huge things. But what I can only say is that I am super excited to bring PTV back and will certainly try out utmost best to do what we can, when we can to take PTV from the pages of the lore guide and bring it to life. So stay tuned and look to the shores for our arrival! 😉

 

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Let's get a bit started with some WIP of our Galvion Viper P4 High Cut done by Tom Sanders for PTV:

 

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Hey all, we're still slowly busy at work and trying our best. Thus, why things have been kind of quiet. In the meantime, I wanted to take a moment and let our friends and followers know that we have a new Discord server setup reflecting the new PTV, so we can interact directly with you--our fans--in real-time. Seeing how everyone uses Discord these days more than the forum and it gets tricky having to monitor several things at the same time, I think it's better to place a more direct focus on our Discord through the development and release process. So feel free to click below and join in for a chat while we push forward with development!

 

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