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Flag/bomb bounce

Postby Bobbo » 27 Jul 2014 12:40

Flags bounce of the edge of maps, which while might be intentional for code, it's an awkward feature to understand and can really mess with players, for example, tossing your flag off the back of dutility instead of the side.
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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby SniperGoth » 27 Jul 2014 15:35

It's because of map boundaries. Enlarge the map and that doesn't happen anymore.
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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby Bobbo » 27 Jul 2014 15:59

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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby freezurbern » 27 Jul 2014 16:13

Flags and bombs should only bounce against geometry, because that's the only thing the player can see. It doesn't make sense to have a bomb bounce off an invisible ceiling. Also, how would this affect returning flags by dropping them off the edge?
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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby Bobbo » 27 Jul 2014 16:16

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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby SniperGoth » 27 Jul 2014 16:40

What's the problem with flag tossing, if there is one at all.
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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby Bobbo » 27 Jul 2014 16:55

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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby SniperGoth » 27 Jul 2014 17:58

I've been a flag thrower since last year, so that's not exactly a not known technique for me ^^

It's not broken, if people don't have the reflex to intercept it on air, it's not our fault :p
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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby Bobbo » 27 Jul 2014 17:59

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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby SylvieLorxu » 27 Jul 2014 22:06

Can we stop the discussing? The bug is that the flag bounces differently on one side of Dutility I believe? At least, the bomber ball does so (it gets stuck on one side), so I believe it should be seen as a bug report for Dutility having one side of the map near a map border (apparently).
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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby Bobbo » 27 Jul 2014 22:32

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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby qreeves » 28 Jul 2014 03:30

They bounce off the sides at the moment because of an engine problem which stops things rendering properly when outside the map.
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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby Bobbo » 28 Jul 2014 14:42

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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby restcoser » 28 Jul 2014 21:39

Well, there are two other "solutions" if the engine bug can or will not be fixed (fixing bugs you did not create yourself can be very time consuming)
One solution would be to reset the flag, this might be frustrating if the flag could still be retrieved, but could not be abused.
The other would be to stop the flag.
Or... maybe just disallow flag tossing in general or something, have people play bomberball if they want to toss affinities. Might feel akward though and leave you with less options in difficult situations.
Or, last idea, reduce the momentum of flag tossing. This could be a server or mapspecific var (or just hardcoded) along the lines of "flagspeedmult" or something.

Of course, one could also do nothing about it, but I've tested it myself and I think it might get very confusing and hard to combat for new players if this tactic gets used against them. In general, the idea of giving the flag to your teammates is a good one imho, but with the current flagspeed it is just to easy to abuse/use.
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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby Bobbo » 28 Jul 2014 21:47

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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby qreeves » 29 Jul 2014 01:06

Try capturerelativity at zero. I can't comment on what will be done about leaving the map boundaries as I have not yet formed any cogent idea.
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Re: Flag/bomb bounce

Postby qreeves » 26 Oct 2014 12:09

I actually fixed this a few days ago and forgot to bump the thread, affinities now reset when they exit the map.
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