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    Female Soldiers

    Haven't checked in in a long time, and I had a question.

    I know it was addressed a while back, about them not going to make Female soldiers due to having to re-model everything, but I'd like to know if the stance has changed.

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    Nope, it's not changed. We'd still like to do it but the amount of effort required would be ridiculous. And if we can't get the battlefield models for women, I don't want to add names and portraits for women because it would look like we'd done a half-assed job...
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    Makes sence.

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    Also Xenonauts is set in the late 70's... Outside of a few guerrilla armies women simply did not serve in combat roles in any nations armed forces nevermind an elite, high risk, special forces team.

    Come to think of it I've got to wonder if even today any women are serving in units like the SAS, Seals, Green Berets, JF2, Foreign Legion, KSK, Spetznaz or any other special forces units.

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    In Sweden, you have the "Nationella Insatsstyrkan" (National Task Force) which is essentially similar to the ones you mentioned, albeit Police, not military. They accept women, but there are unfortunately few women that reach the physical demands of the force. But there are women serving there. Just a little off topic notion :P

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    yeah but were there women serving there in the 1970s is the problem...
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    Quote Originally Posted by anotherdevil View Post
    yeah but were there women serving there in the 1970s is the problem...
    I'm not sure the NTF even existed back then. I somehow thought of present day. DERP.

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    the only really difference I remember in x-com was the death scream, after you get the armored suits/flying suits everyone becomes genderless anyways
    -"We cannot change the cards we were dealt, just how we play the hand"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoywolf View Post
    the only really difference I remember in x-com was the death scream, after you get the armored suits/flying suits everyone becomes genderless anyways
    And got even uglier, somehow.

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    I think the Sayeret, Israeli Special Forces, has women.

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