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Author Topic: (Un)Aggressiveness of ships with Eliminate command (RC15, tutorial)  (Read 155 times)

jtthejam

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Eliminate command doesn't seem to work as described, with Hammerhead staying at a distance in spite of high flux status of enemy Venture.
Seemed to continue at a distance (>1k units) regardless of the number of eliminate commands / etc. (used console commands to give command points out of frustration)
Literally pushing the Hammerhead won the battle thereafter
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zmNcK8TS0EqFg1zALxb7tIBj5bKave_v/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qsm3e-SiDBQ1gzbmyHAmJgZ-pcGm5kvd/view?usp=sharing

It could be due to the unconventional loadout that I'm running on the Hammerhead, but well, it is the tutorial and you aren't exactly in a position to give the AI ideal loadouts to engage with.
Loadout of Hammerhead + Weapon groups (a bit unconventional)
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Irq0b3mW3CDjG4hMe2xCbXzcOoLnDWun/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/13M9gx13WY36cAZRzGnAN91EoiP8c3ScU/view?usp=sharing

Campaign file (recreation from backup, since I instinctively saved after the battle (iron mode))
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KSWQNXVJAMVZYcMiFg0lqIgA09ZvokiU/view?usp=sharing
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Alex

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Thanks for the report! I'm not able to access the savefile, looks like it's still set to private or some such.
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jtthejam

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Ah whoops, fixed it!
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Alex

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Thanks! Hm, the save doesn't have the fleet with the Venture in it. (Also, it's running with mods - at least Combat Analytics that I could see. It helps to know whether it's running with mods ahead of time.)

What I think is going on here is the Hammerhead is just shy about the stream of rockets coming from the Venture. The AI has a tendency to over-estimate the danger of incoming missiles; Annihilator Pods like the ones on the Venture really cause it trouble closing in. It's on my "to look at" list.
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jtthejam

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Right, forgot to mention mods! Didn't think they'd affect the combat sandbox (no new weapons/ships/etc.)
Mods: Console Commands, Detailed Combat Results (Combat Analytics), Neutrino Detector Mk II, SpeedUp and Transfer all Items
(and of course Lazylib)
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