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24th May '18 7:21:06 AM Andyroid
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* ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter'':
** In early games, the Heavy Bowgun has a "siege mode" that limits your mobility, but lets you fire ammunition rapidly at enemy monsters.
** In ''VideoGame/MonsterHunterWorld'', some Heavy Bowguns have "Wyvernheart" special ammo, which rapidly fires powerful shots at monsters. Instead of using regular shot, it has a separate ammo meter that must be recharged between uses.
29th Apr '18 11:43:08 AM nombretomado
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* In the ''Film/DCExtendedUniverse'':

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26th Apr '18 4:17:18 AM REV6Pilot
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* [[RuleOfCool Just for the sake of coolness]], the Fenix [=TK45=] flashlight was styled after a tri-barreled Gatling, with three separate bezels with their own emitters standing in for the barrels. It even "rotates" in a fashion: if it's turned on in low output mode, only one of the three bezels lights up, and they rotate as the torch is turned off then on again.
23rd Apr '18 6:30:00 AM MCanter89
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Modern super-fast Gatling guns actually make a strange, deafening buzzing sound in the bass register (5000 tiny explosions per minute equals 83.3Hz, similar to the sound of a very large truck engine). Some of them, like the Phalanx anti-missile cannon, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgpQBZF2sZQ sound even weirder,]][[note]] best equivalents are an electric lawnmower/trimmer or a high-yield fan [[/note]] because they start at a lower rate of fire and then spin up to a higher one in distinct steps (in such designs they do not actually begin spinning the barrels until it fires the first shot and they require a moment to come up to speed), giving two or more separate "notes". Instead of a DramaticGunCock, the sign that a Gatling is preparing to fire tends to be the sound of it spinning up.

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Modern super-fast Gatling guns actually make a strange, deafening buzzing sound in the bass register (5000 (5,000 tiny explosions per minute equals 83.3Hz, similar to the sound of a very large truck engine). Some of them, like the Phalanx anti-missile cannon, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgpQBZF2sZQ sound even weirder,]][[note]] best equivalents are an electric lawnmower/trimmer or a high-yield fan [[/note]] because they start at a lower rate of fire and then spin up to a higher one in distinct steps (in such designs they do not actually begin spinning the barrels until it fires the first shot and they require a moment to come up to speed), giving two or more separate "notes". Instead of a DramaticGunCock, the sign that a Gatling is preparing to fire tends to be the sound of it spinning up.



* ''Film/TheSumOfAllFears'' has a scene where a 20mm Vulcan cannon in a [[AntiAir Phalanx mounting]] on the [=USS=] ''John C. Stennis'' is used in an attempt to defend the ship from a missile attack.

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* ''Film/TheSumOfAllFears'' has a scene where a 20mm Vulcan cannon in a [[AntiAir Phalanx mounting]] on the [=USS=] USS ''John C. Stennis'' is used in an attempt to defend the ship from a missile attack.



* ''Film/KickAss'' Big Daddy and Hit-Girl are shown buying something that while unknown, is apparently awesome enough to make them {{Squee}} with delight. Hit-Girl later makes it ''more'' awesome by adding Gatling Guns to it, still not revealing what it is. The climax shows what could be possibly be awesome enough to have Gatling Guns as an accessory, [[spoiler: a JetPack]].

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* ''Film/KickAss'' Big Daddy and Hit-Girl are shown buying something that while unknown, is apparently awesome enough to make them {{Squee}} with delight. Hit-Girl later makes it ''more'' awesome by adding Gatling Guns to it, still not revealing what it is. The climax shows what could be possibly be awesome enough to have Gatling Guns as an accessory, [[spoiler: a [[spoiler:a JetPack]].



*** The old museum piece could fire 4000 rounds per minute without problems when equipped with an electric motor instead of a hand crank.
*** And the irony behind all this? Gatling was trying to make a weapon so terrible it would ''[[SwordOfDamocles scare people off of war.]]''

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*** The old museum piece could fire 4000 4,000 rounds per minute without problems when equipped with an electric motor instead of a hand crank.
*** And the irony behind all this? Gatling was trying to make a weapon so terrible it would ''[[SwordOfDamocles scare people off of war.]]''war]]''.



* The rotary gun experienced renewed popularity in the second half of the 20th century as anti-aircraft weapons. Where firing windows are measured in fractions of seconds, higher rates of fire are a massive advantage and an externally powered gun can't be stopped by a dud cartridge. Another major reason is that rotary guns have an inherent tolerance for higher rates of fire due to the presence of multiple barrels; when compared to a single barreled machine gun firing at 1000 rpm, a rotary gun that has a maximum firing rate of 1000 rpm fires at least 200 rounds per barrel per minute, which is at acceptable levels for the gun for continuous use and therefore significantly lessens the chance of overheating or, worse, jamming (two problems that single barreled guns always have and likely will never be corrected despite technological advances in the future). The 20mm M61 Vulcan, developed in 1959, is still in use to this day on US fighter aircraft. Newer versions of the M61 are lighter and have a faster rate of fire, with derivatives (GAU-22 and GAU-8) firing heavier shells.

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* The rotary gun experienced renewed popularity in the second half of the 20th century as anti-aircraft weapons. Where firing windows are measured in fractions of seconds, higher rates of fire are a massive advantage and an externally powered gun can't be stopped by a dud cartridge. Another major reason is that rotary guns have an inherent tolerance for higher rates of fire due to the presence of multiple barrels; when compared to a single barreled machine gun firing at 1000 1,000 rpm, a rotary gun that has a maximum firing rate of 1000 1,000 rpm fires at least 200 rounds per barrel per minute, which is at acceptable levels for the gun for continuous use and therefore significantly lessens the chance of overheating or, worse, jamming (two problems that single barreled guns always have and likely will never be corrected despite technological advances in the future). The 20mm M61 Vulcan, developed in 1959, is still in use to this day on US fighter aircraft. Newer versions of the M61 are lighter and have a faster rate of fire, with derivatives (GAU-22 and GAU-8) firing heavier shells.



* GE also developed a 5.56 caliber version called the "Six Pack" or "Microgun" (officially the [=XM214=]), which was envisaged with the insane fire rate of 9000-10000 rpm. It was tested but not adopted, proving that there were limits to how far one could push the big numbers of little bullets philosophy. The 5.56 lacked enough punch to justify the added weight and complication. It is worth noting though that unlike nearly all the other rotary barrel weapons, this one actually was capable of being man portable, though even then it was generally carried by two men and intended mainly for firing from a vehicle pintle mount or tripod.

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* GE also developed a 5.56 caliber version called the "Six Pack" or "Microgun" (officially the [=XM214=]), which was envisaged with the insane fire rate of 9000-10000 9,000–10,000 rpm. It was tested but not adopted, proving that there were limits to how far one could push the big numbers of little bullets philosophy. The 5.56 lacked enough punch to justify the added weight and complication. It is worth noting though that unlike nearly all the other rotary barrel weapons, this one actually was capable of being man portable, though even then it was generally carried by two men and intended mainly for firing from a vehicle pintle mount or tripod.



* The [[http://www.quarry.nildram.co.uk/RED%20QUEEN.htm T249 "Vigilante,"]] a tank with a [[{{BFG}} 37mm Gatling cannon.]]
* The Russians built the Gryazev-Shipunov [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gryazev-Shipunov_GSh-6-23 GSh-6-23,]] a gas operated rotary cannon firing at the incredible rate of 10,000 rounds per minute. ([[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 Sasha's]] stated firing rate was a ShoutOut to this gun, although its actual in-game firing rate is 2400.) Its higher-caliber relative the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gryazev-Shipunov_GSh-6-30 GSh-6-30]] fires at 6000 rpm, and an even more powerful CIWS variant can fire 10,000 rounds per minute but is 2 tonnes heavier than the standard 6-30. Gas powered guns trade freedom from an external power source and a vastly lighter structure (The [=GSh=]-6-30 weighs only 150 kilograms, less than a third of what the GAU-8 weighs!) for increased vibration at some cost in reliability, and the higher rates of fire required a belt feed system which proved prone to jamming under severe g loads. The beltless feed versions that solved this problem limit the rate of fire to a (still astounding) 8500 RPM. Dud cartridge stoppages are solved through the clever use of ten pyrotechnic "cocking charges" to start/restart the firing cycle.

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* The [[http://www.quarry.nildram.co.uk/RED%20QUEEN.htm T249 "Vigilante,"]] a tank with a [[{{BFG}} 37mm Gatling cannon.]]
cannon]].
* The Russians built the Gryazev-Shipunov [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gryazev-Shipunov_GSh-6-23 GSh-6-23,]] a gas operated rotary cannon firing at the incredible rate of 10,000 rounds per minute. ([[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 Sasha's]] stated firing rate was a ShoutOut to this gun, although its actual in-game firing rate is 2400.) Its higher-caliber relative the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gryazev-Shipunov_GSh-6-30 GSh-6-30]] fires at 6000 6,000 rpm, and an even more powerful CIWS variant can fire 10,000 rounds per minute but is 2 tonnes heavier than the standard 6-30. Gas powered guns trade freedom from an external power source and a vastly lighter structure (The [=GSh=]-6-30 weighs only 150 kilograms, less than a third of what the GAU-8 weighs!) for increased vibration at some cost in reliability, and the higher rates of fire required a belt feed system which proved prone to jamming under severe g loads. The beltless feed versions that solved this problem limit the rate of fire to a (still astounding) 8500 8,500 RPM. Dud cartridge stoppages are solved through the clever use of ten pyrotechnic "cocking charges" to start/restart the firing cycle.



* There are videos posted all over the internet of the gatling gun toting Chevrolet Suburban created by minigun manufacturer Dillon Aero. Just the thing for third world dictators who don't care about collateral casualties, but rumors that the US Secret Service uses them to protect the president are either FanWank propelled by RuleOfCool or [[StrawmanPolitical something uglier.]] Either way the manufacturer enjoys free publicity.
* The Neal submachinegun was intended to give the low-power but dirt-cheap 22 Long Rifle round effective military use. Because one round by itself does not do much, the gun was intended to deliver ''many'' rounds to the target by the use of five rotating barrels, allowing for a cyclic fire rate of 3000 rounds per minute - though the use of only one firing mechanism makes its relation to the Gatling concept looser than most other rotary guns.
* A wealthy gun nut named Neil Smith managed to [[MoreDakka increase the amount of dakka]] of the General Electric M134 Minigun by mounting [[http://www.eternalsuns.com/gallery/misc.php?do=printimage&i=7 three of them on one stand.]] However, there was [[http://www.ar15.com/archive/topic.html?b=6&f=2&t=249466 an accident at a range in 1995]] in which a 13-year-old girl was killed. When she shot the monstrous gun—all three Gatlings were operational—, its recoil produced enough inertia to cause it to stand up backwards, tip over and fall upon her.

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* There are videos posted all over the internet of the gatling gun toting Chevrolet Suburban created by minigun manufacturer Dillon Aero. Just the thing for third world dictators who don't care about collateral casualties, but rumors that the US Secret Service uses them to protect the president are either FanWank propelled by RuleOfCool or [[StrawmanPolitical something uglier.]] uglier]]. Either way the manufacturer enjoys free publicity.
* The Neal submachinegun was intended to give the low-power but dirt-cheap dirt-cheap .22 Long Rifle round effective military use. Because one round by itself does not do much, the gun was intended to deliver ''many'' rounds to the target by the use of five rotating barrels, allowing for a cyclic fire rate of 3000 3,000 rounds per minute - though the use of only one firing mechanism makes its relation to the Gatling concept looser than most other rotary guns.
* A wealthy gun nut named Neil Smith managed to [[MoreDakka increase the amount of dakka]] of the General Electric M134 Minigun by mounting [[http://www.eternalsuns.com/gallery/misc.php?do=printimage&i=7 three of them on one stand.]] However, there was [[http://www.ar15.com/archive/topic.html?b=6&f=2&t=249466 an accident at a range in 1995]] in which a 13-year-old girl was killed. When she shot the monstrous gun—all gun--all three Gatlings were operational—, its operational--its recoil produced enough inertia to cause it to stand up backwards, tip over and fall upon her.



7th Apr '18 12:16:33 AM foxley
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* ''Series/TheWarWagon'': The final refinement Pierce adds to the War Wagon is a Gatling gun.

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* ''Series/TheWarWagon'': ''Film/TheWarWagon'': The final refinement Pierce adds to the War Wagon is a Gatling gun.
7th Apr '18 12:14:57 AM foxley
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* ''Series/TheWarWagon'': The final refinement Pierce adds to the War Wagon is a Gatling gun.
6th Apr '18 8:35:15 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/GrandTheftAuto'' occasionally features the absurd hand-held minigun. Sure, it's heavy to carry around so you can't sprint and have to either stand still or walk very slowly to fire it, but that's a fair price for being able to blow up anything short of a tank[[note]]and strangely, the police helicopter in ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoViceCity Vice City]]'', which takes hundreds of shots to take down[[/note]] with at most a few seconds of sustained fire – each shot is more powerful than the respective game's HandCannon, and 1500 of them are fired per minute, ''with no spread''. It's absent in the more "realistic" ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIV'', but makes a comeback in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'' with half the damage per bullet and double the cyclic rate of its 3D universe counterpart.

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* ''Franchise/GrandTheftAuto'' ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto'' occasionally features the absurd hand-held minigun. Sure, it's heavy to carry around so you can't sprint and have to either stand still or walk very slowly to fire it, but that's a fair price for being able to blow up anything short of a tank[[note]]and strangely, the police helicopter in ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoViceCity Vice City]]'', which takes hundreds of shots to take down[[/note]] with at most a few seconds of sustained fire – each shot is more powerful than the respective game's HandCannon, and 1500 of them are fired per minute, ''with no spread''. It's absent in the more "realistic" ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIV'', but makes a comeback in ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'' with half the damage per bullet and double the cyclic rate of its 3D universe counterpart.
9th Mar '18 3:13:20 PM foxley
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* Clyburn uses a hand-cranked Gatling gun loaded with a mix of live and blank rounds to intimidate [[spoiler:Judy]] in ''Film/SistersOfDeath''.
19th Feb '18 1:47:09 PM jormis29
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* The [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Gunner]] in upcoming FPS ''VideoGame/DeepRockGalactic'' has as his signature weapon a dwarf-portable minigun.

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* The [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Gunner]] in upcoming FPS ''VideoGame/DeepRockGalactic'' has as his signature weapon a dwarf-portable minigun.
14th Jan '18 3:33:12 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* ''VideoGame/TreasurePlanetBattleAtProcyon'' has the Laser Gatling Gun, which is a light weapon that rapidly fires large number of bullets in a burst, although these bullets only deal minimal damage to wooden hulls and ricochet harmlessly of steel armour, they shread sails faster than any other weapon in the game, allowing them to cripple the power of ships, leaving them a sitting duck for a broadside or [[{{Boarding Party}} boarding]]. Gatling Guns also reload faster than any other weapon, allowing them to quickly fire at another undamaged sail after destroying one.

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* ''VideoGame/TreasurePlanetBattleAtProcyon'' has the Laser Gatling Gun, which is a light weapon that rapidly fires large number of bullets in a burst, although these bullets only deal minimal damage to wooden hulls and ricochet harmlessly of steel armour, they shread sails faster than any other weapon in the game, allowing them to cripple the power of ships, leaving them a sitting duck for a broadside or [[{{Boarding Party}} [[BoardingParty boarding]]. Gatling Guns also reload faster than any other weapon, allowing them to quickly fire at another undamaged sail after destroying one.
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