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Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« on: March 14, 2012, 11:17:31 AM »

Anybody who uses my mod (Scrappers) might be aware, there seems to be a problem where the Sparrow ships seem to be considered overwhelmingly powerful in auto-resolve.

I'm at a complete loss, any help or guidance from someone who knows anything about how auto-resolve works, would be greatly appreciated. I believe it is only the Sparrow, which is statistically similar to the Talon, though with a better weapon and 5 in the group. Any ideas?

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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2012, 11:19:25 AM »

The only thing I know of is that you use lots of kinetic tech, so the fighters are able to overwhelm shields pretty ridiculously fast. I've seen other ridiculous things happen in autoresolve with fighters, though. Starting to wonder if something is just broken with fighters there?
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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2012, 11:25:02 AM »

The only thing I know of is that you use lots of kinetic tech, so the fighters are able to overwhelm shields pretty ridiculously fast. I've seen other ridiculous things happen in autoresolve with fighters, though. Starting to wonder if something is just broken with fighters there?
It's not completley finished, so there be bugs! ;)
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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2012, 11:27:16 AM »

That's a good thought, I'll try a few types on the gun they use and see if that changes anything.

Upgrade, you having fighter issues too? :P

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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2012, 11:31:59 AM »

That's a good thought, I'll try a few types on the gun they use and see if that changes anything.

Upgrade, you having fighter issues too? :P

Well, if you count "issues" as having a single reaver wing (my fighter) destroying both a tritach battlefleet and then proceeding to chase the hegemony SDF, which by the way are running like chickens, and then utterly obliterating every single ship in the fleet, then yes, i'm having "issues" :D
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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2012, 11:33:08 AM »

No no, that sounds completely reasonable, haha.
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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2012, 11:34:11 AM »

Did you happen to give it any hull mods?

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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2012, 11:35:39 AM »

Did you happen to give it any hull mods?
Not a single one. Not even a modded weapon.
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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2012, 11:36:39 AM »

Hrm... Because the only thing special about the Sparrow was they had the Integrated Point Defense AI mod, as a bit of a test. I never got around to removing it, wondering if that somehow causes problems.

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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2012, 11:37:41 AM »

Hrm... Because the only thing special about the Sparrow was they had the Integrated Point Defense AI mod, as a bit of a test. I never got around to removing it, wondering if that somehow causes problems.

Try it, but i somehow don't think that's the problem......
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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #10 on: March 14, 2012, 11:40:27 AM »

Yeah I'm not kidding when I say I've seen a half-dead broadsword wing take out entire fleets of mine before.
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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #11 on: March 14, 2012, 11:42:04 AM »

So not just the Sparrow huh? This might be flat out of our control :p

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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #12 on: March 14, 2012, 11:42:17 AM »

Yeah I'm not kidding when I say I've seen a half-dead broadsword wing take out entire fleets of mine before.

And you autoresolved??  Very thoughtfull :D.........
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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #13 on: March 14, 2012, 11:49:23 AM »

I just figured my fleet could take out the stupid thing. Now I don't bother with autoresolve anymore...  Unless it's a buffalo. Except that those are so fun to be mean to, haha.
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Re: Auto-Resolve Mechanics
« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2012, 07:53:43 PM »

Try giving it a mix of different weapons and see if its the same then try tweaking its hull/armor values--i think its the weapons though considering you use unique weapons.
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