Please change billy nuke animation

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Hi,

May i humbly suggest to the dev team that you change the billy nuke animation from the current com-bomb animation to something else?
It is really not the same as a com-bomb or a nuclear detonation.
Preferably change it to the support commander explosion animation.

Thanks for reading.

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Hello, i've already downscaled the fx quite a bit in this PR : https://github.com/FAForever/fa/pull/3200
if you ask me, this suits better the sub nuke explosion and not a billy; but it took me already a big amount of time to down scale it at that point, and i'm not sure (most likely not) if i will find more time and the will to downscale it more.

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@Kars said in Please change billy nuke animation:

It is really not the same as a com-bomb or a nuclear detonation.
Preferably change it to the support commander explosion animation.

Billy:
Radius 15-25
Damage 250-12250

ACU death:
Radius 30-40
Damage 500-2500

SML Nuke:
Radius 30-40
Damage 500-70500

Sub Nuke:
Radius 30-40
Damage 3000-25000

SACU death:
Radius 10
Damage 1000

It's certainly a lot more impactful than an SACU death, and does substantially more damage than an ACU death. Only the radius is smaller

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@Deribus my issue is that it looks like a nuclear detonation. A nuke kills everything (except high tier experimentals). A com-bomb having this animation is understandable because of the significance of such an event.
The billy nuke however is on another level.

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People trying to nerf billy man

Half the reason itโ€™s any good is how obnoxious it is and that it scares people for like 8 seconds

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@FtXCommando Also the memes. Can't discount the memes man ๐Ÿ˜›

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