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Author Topic: Overlapping debris fields should coalesce  (Read 925 times)

TJJ

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Overlapping debris fields should coalesce
« on: April 24, 2017, 10:01:17 AM »

I'm pretty sure they don't atm?

It causes a problem when you have a depleted field on top of another that you want to loot; without clear bounds of the debris fields, it isn't obvious where you need to move in order to scavenge from the correct field.
There's also no indicator as to which field you're salvaging until you've committed to it (risking your Heavy Machinery for potentially no gain)

Neatest solution IMO would be to simply merge intersecting debris fields.
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Re: Overlapping debris fields should coalesce
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2017, 11:07:34 AM »

I'm pretty sure they don't atm?

It causes a problem when you have a depleted field on top of another that you want to loot; without clear bounds of the debris fields, it isn't obvious where you need to move in order to scavenge from the correct field.
There's also no indicator as to which field you're salvaging until you've committed to it (risking your Heavy Machinery for potentially no gain)

Neatest solution IMO would be to simply merge intersecting debris fields.
Yes please!
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Re: Overlapping debris fields should coalesce
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2017, 07:07:12 PM »

Alternatively, it'd be nice if you could interact with the fields on mouse-over and see how depleted they are of if you've visited it before and target the field for navigation purposes.
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Re: Overlapping debris fields should coalesce
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2017, 01:11:21 AM »

Yes, please coalesce overlapping fields. See the screenshot, it's impossible to pick up a smaller field from under the larger one.

I already logged a suggestion about marking already visited fields, and Alex noted it.

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