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Gemberslaafje
Vivicide
Posted - 2011.08.23 09:54:00 - [1]
 

Ok just working out the idea from the other Blaster thread.

Each Blaster will get:

- A cone degrees amount, essentially it's accuracy above it's tracking
- A shrapnel amount. So the number of unique things it will fire

When turning on the blaster:

- Tracking will determine where the blaster is aimed
- Each shot will be within this aiming degrees + the cone degrees I mentioned before
- Each shot will have a random direction within this cone
- Each shot will, as now, hit or miss instantly.

Effectively, this will make a Blaster work like a group of other guns, where it comes to results. Obviously, the damage per hit would need to decrease, but the average should stay the same.

Mr Kidd
Posted - 2011.08.23 13:26:00 - [2]
 

Your idea is too logical to be implemented.

Zarnak Wulf
Posted - 2011.08.23 13:30:00 - [3]
 

+1

In most games the target hit box would be larger for a "shotgun." One can hope that this isn't impossible to code with the Eve tracking system. Good idea and very appropriate.

Nyarlothotep
The Blue Dagger Mercenery Agency
Posted - 2011.08.23 13:50:00 - [4]
 

I would hate to see the math load of this system on the game.

Gemberslaafje
Vivicide
Posted - 2011.08.23 13:51:00 - [5]
 

It'll mean another kind of calculation, and I am worried it might be too CPU intensive in the larger sceme of things... but that doesn't mean one can't look at it..

Right now Tracking gives a 'hit chance'..

Maybe you can just take that hit chance, add some percentage for the cone, and then do multiple 'shots'? i dunno...

Forever A Clone
Posted - 2011.08.23 15:29:00 - [6]
 

Not the first time I have +1ed this suggestion.
+1

SchuMidas
Posted - 2011.08.23 18:19:00 - [7]
 

Edited by: SchuMidas on 23/08/2011 18:20:07
CCP have ignored these hybrid suck thread for years.
i think they have room for another one

any change for hybrid is +1 to me

Sir Substance
Minmatar
Suddenly Ninjas
Tear Extraction And Reclamation Service
Posted - 2011.08.24 02:03:00 - [8]
 

Originally by: Nyarlothotep
I would hate to see the maths load of this system on the game.


I fixed your horrible americanised spelling, and FYI computers dont find maths difficult.


 

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