Why enemy energy weapons are allowed to crit ?

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Why enemy energy weapons are allowed to crit ?

Post by Ryoandr » December 6th, 2015, 6:09 pm

I can't but they can ?

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Re: Why enemy energy weapons are allowed to crit ?

Post by madmaxthc » January 10th, 2016, 3:25 pm

True. I have noticed the same thing. I enjoyed playing Supreme Jerk mode with all its penalties, but enemy EW being able to crit while mine can't felt unfair :evil:

Oh well, it just means I'll have to kill more CotC in retaliation :twisted:

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Re: Why enemy energy weapons are allowed to crit ?

Post by SagaDC » January 11th, 2016, 8:24 am

madmaxthc wrote:True. I have noticed the same thing. I enjoyed playing Supreme Jerk mode with all its penalties, but enemy EW being able to crit while mine can't felt unfair :evil:
This may be a result of the higher difficulty setting. I believe that energy weapons normally have a default 0% chance to critically hit. But higher difficulties increase the chance that enemies will crit, which seems to also apply to weapons that normally don't inflict critical hits.

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Re: Why enemy energy weapons are allowed to crit ?

Post by macksting » January 11th, 2016, 9:25 am

Huh. So that would rather account for it. Thanks, I'd been curious about this.

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Re: Why enemy energy weapons are allowed to crit ?

Post by madmaxthc » January 12th, 2016, 6:04 pm

Thanks. The explanation makes sense under a technical point of view, although not under a game-play point of view :(

We'll keep it as it is. I like the game so much that I'm willing to forgive and forget ;)

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Re: Why enemy energy weapons are allowed to crit ?

Post by Rodah » January 26th, 2016, 5:21 pm

Wow If I am in your shoes that I like the game so much, ummm I would not forget it but rather keep myself take all this as a challenge. So great to take I supposed.

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Re: Why enemy energy weapons are allowed to crit ?

Post by macksting » January 27th, 2016, 9:27 pm

Has anybody figured out a way to force this possibility in player characters? Game mechanics interact in such odd ways...

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Re: Why enemy energy weapons are allowed to crit ?

Post by Loswaith » February 12th, 2016, 6:40 am

SagaDC wrote:
madmaxthc wrote:True. I have noticed the same thing. I enjoyed playing Supreme Jerk mode with all its penalties, but enemy EW being able to crit while mine can't felt unfair :evil:
This may be a result of the higher difficulty setting. I believe that energy weapons normally have a default 0% chance to critically hit. But higher difficulties increase the chance that enemies will crit, which seems to also apply to weapons that normally don't inflict critical hits.
Enemy energy weapons will happily crit even on seasoned (which I presume is the 'normal' difficulty). Sad really given heavy armour damage bonus is essentially the crit of energy weapons.

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Re: Why enemy energy weapons are allowed to crit ?

Post by Ryoandr » February 18th, 2016, 3:20 pm

so, devs, will this be ever fixed ?

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