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Aoyama_Blue_Mountain #1 Posted 12 June 2019 - 10:13 AM

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Not sure if it is just me, but...

 

The way the aiming RNG works seems to be

 

1) It decides on the location you are going to hit

2) Then it auto-compensates for the target distance

Meaning if it decides to hit a location that is not the intended target, it will auto compensate the distance to hit the RNG-ed location instead of the intended target.

 

When I aim at a target far away and the bottom half of the tank is blocked by terrain, I've been observing shell trajectories that look like they are aiming for the ground way nearer to the shooter.

 

Shouldn't it be

1) Compensate for distance based on where the reticle is pointing

2) Then randomly shifts the trajectory based on RNG



Angmar_ #2 Posted 12 June 2019 - 11:55 AM

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Yeah I've noticed that, it seems to aim for the closest thing under the reticle, not what you have it centered over

Ezz #3 Posted 12 June 2019 - 12:06 PM

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Noticed a long while ago. Ranked it in top 50 most annoying aspects.

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mttspiii #4 Posted 12 June 2019 - 12:12 PM

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I've always wanted an option to turn off the auto-compensator every FL game.

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Bert_Olio #5 Posted 12 June 2019 - 05:06 PM

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If they don't fix it they should at least award a medal for doing over 3k worth of damage to soil. 

mttspiii #6 Posted 12 June 2019 - 10:49 PM

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View PostBert_Olio, on 12 June 2019 - 05:06 PM, said:

If they don't fix it they should at least award a medal for doing over 3k worth of damage to soil. 

 

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crud #8 Posted 13 June 2019 - 10:15 AM

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Playing this morning for first time since update i have noticed far more arcing in my shots like on ridge lines but now it is all the time (bright spark places magnets in ground). I understand trajectory and distance but i didn't really think it was implemented in game to the extent of how much it is happening.

 

Maybe i should read more for my casual gaming experience to know the truth but this takes casual out of the equation.






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