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My Mercs hit each other all the time[message #360718] Mon, 27 July 2020 15:59 Go to next message
gougluinn

 
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Registered:September 2018
this was not in the vanilla. whoever did this change it went a little bit weird i guess.

i am aiming enemy's head with reaper but instead his head he hits my other mercs' ass. lol

https://i.imgur.com/uN2YfFt.jpg

[Updated on: Mon, 27 July 2020 15:59]

Re: My Mercs hit each other all the time[message #360734 is a reply to message #360718] Tue, 28 July 2020 21:52 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Wien1938

 
Messages:24
Registered:May 2017
Location: UK
Your merc is aiming through a space occupied by another figure. You need to check your angles - this is NOT a bug but a feature. Change your firing position or do not fire when another merc, militiaman or civilian is in your line of fire.
Re: My Mercs hit each other all the time[message #360735 is a reply to message #360734] Tue, 28 July 2020 23:30 Go to previous messageGo to next message
gougluinn

 
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Registered:September 2018
there are 6 tiles between two mercs and i am aiming at head not foot so hitting my other merc is kinda impossible happy
Re: My Mercs hit each other all the time[message #360745 is a reply to message #360735] Wed, 29 July 2020 11:42 Go to previous messageGo to next message
silversurfer

 
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Registered:May 2009
Not really. Your merc is aiming at the head, but the inner circle shows you where the bullet may possibly go. If it goes too low it may hit the other merc in the butt. The game only has three height levels per height. A prone merc occupies the lowest level and if the bullet didn't climb high enough yet, it will hit him. The general rule is not to fire if someone else is in the firing line. That's not different from vanilla JA2. The bullet calculations for OCTH are different, so maybe you could shoot "through" a character with the old system. I wouldn't try it though.



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Re: My Mercs hit each other all the time[message #360746 is a reply to message #360745] Wed, 29 July 2020 11:56 Go to previous messageGo to next message
LatZee

 
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Registered:December 2015
Disable ALLOW_TARGET_HEADANDLEG_IFPRONE and you will get more vanilla like behavior where you will never hit your mercs if they are prone or crouched... or leave it on and learn to never shoot through your guys which is far more realistic option, although it takes some time to adjust...
Re: My Mercs hit each other all the time[message #360754 is a reply to message #360746] Thu, 30 July 2020 16:47 Go to previous messageGo to next message
gougluinn

 
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Registered:September 2018
the merc showed with yellow arrow hit the other one showed with red arrow lol

https://i.imgur.com/iEQiWKH.jpg

[Updated on: Thu, 30 July 2020 16:47]

Re: My Mercs hit each other all the time[message #360761 is a reply to message #360718] Fri, 31 July 2020 02:50 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Wien1938

 
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Registered:May 2017
Location: UK
They're too close together. You need to spread out more.
Re: My Mercs hit each other all the time[message #360775 is a reply to message #360754] Fri, 31 July 2020 16:34 Go to previous messageGo to next message
CarsonBlackman

 
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Registered:August 2019
Any time you shoot through a square occupied by something (Building, tree, person, anything) there is a chance to hit that object. There are many variables that will affect that chance. Skills, posture, attachments to the weapon, are some examples, there are likely many more.
Just like in the real world, it takes time and experience to learn what you can and can't do. If you are still learning the game and are unsure how any particular action is going to work out, do a save first. If one action doesn't work, try something different. Eventually you will either find something that works or you will find out that nothing works. Either way, you have learned something.
Re: My Mercs hit each other all the time[message #360779 is a reply to message #360775] Fri, 31 July 2020 17:33 Go to previous message
gougluinn

 
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Registered:September 2018
yeap i learned this but before that i loaded same save more than 5 times and reaper hit my other merc in every one of them so the chance was like 100% for me big grin
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