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On the minimap I occasionally see small blue squares with little lines coming out of the corners. What do they mean? My first guess was that they were nearby explosions, but I think I see them too often for that to be the case.

EDIT: Here's a pic, you can see two in the lower left (they might be circles and not squares like I first thought).

Here's a pic

  • I found this video which goes over some of the minimap icons, but I didn't see one that was what you described. Perhaps it will help in general anyhow: youtu.be/SE1fjtMayn4?t=3m8s – agent86 Nov 28 '11 at 15:45
  • Thanks for the video! I used it to snag a screencap of what I'm talking about. – Dana Merrick Nov 28 '11 at 16:21
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Blue ¤ on mini-map means friendly anti-tank mine or friendly C4. You can also see these symbols over them when you're nearby. Even in HC mode.

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I think they are one of the following:

  • capture points (the blue square), which your squad leader has designated you defend (the lines from the corners)
  • mines: the antitank mines (and possibly claymores) are small squares (I seem to recall them being circles) with corner lines

a picture of it would help greatly, just to be sure, but I'm quite sure it's mines. will try to make my own screenshot later.

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  • Ahh, you might be right with the second one. (I wasn't talking about the capture points, although that does fit the description. The ones I'm talking about are smaller.) – Dana Merrick Nov 28 '11 at 15:36
  • Here's a pic of what I mean (lower left) – Dana Merrick Nov 28 '11 at 16:18
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    Those are AT mines. @Holger's answer is correct – Dave McClelland Nov 28 '11 at 16:21

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