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No escape, no surrender.

Post by Empty Hat » Wed Jan 16, 2008 3:03 am

I just flew a patrol mission where my squad was destroyed and I was forced to eject. But because the I nailed the enemy leader first they hyperspaced before my pod did.

I just held a whole sector with an escape pod.

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Post by umeboshi110 » Wed Feb 06, 2008 4:38 am

lolz
has anyone finished a mission and then had a stray missile kill you in the last few turns that pass by automatically? i've been wondering for a while if that counts as you dying or not...
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Post by TheKangaroo » Wed Feb 06, 2008 1:27 pm

Naver happened to me. It seems a bit improbable to have a stray missile coming at you after you destroy the last enemy, well, maybe launched by one of your pals... anyway, if you get killed it's over, no matter when or by whom.

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Post by Empty Hat » Sun Feb 10, 2008 10:14 am

the mission only ends when the last missiles have exhausted their fuel, so it could happen right.

If that happened I would say DRAT!

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Post by TheKangaroo » Sun Feb 10, 2008 12:21 pm

Indeed, but the missile has to be fired from somewhere, so all enemy missiles would certainly be moving away from the battle by then. The only missiles moving in would have to be fired from 'outside' and since you just killed the last enemy there isn't anybody there anymore.

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Post by Empty Hat » Mon Feb 11, 2008 7:02 pm

Oriks

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Post by TheKangaroo » Tue Feb 12, 2008 5:25 pm

Those are around for a long time, but they, too, would be travelling away from the battle. It's a matter of geometry, not of range.

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Post by Fusion_power » Tue Feb 12, 2008 7:37 pm

You can be killed after the end of mission. I've had it happen several times and it is very frustrating. I asked Sean to take a look at code to fix this which hopefully will be incorporated into the next version of CM.

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Post by Empty Hat » Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:17 pm

TheKangaroo wrote:Those are around for a long time, but they, too, would be travelling away from the battle. It's a matter of geometry, not of range.


A good point but it assumes a single skirmish rather then a big engagement or just a split up fight between two squadrons.

I would rather keep being killed at the end then loosing it. Being hit by a missile after the white flag has been waved hurts just as much

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Post by Legacy » Sat Feb 23, 2008 7:56 am

TheKangaroo wrote:Those are around for a long time, but they, too, would be travelling away from the battle. It's a matter of geometry, not of range.

Eh, it just almost happened to me. Thank God for redundant life support systems...
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