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Offline Eddie

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #30 on: July 14, 2018, 12:34:55 pm »
I saw an enemy meleeing me without a melee weapon (I stunned it afterwards).
Can you perform melee without a weapon? Ah, wait, in the Bootypaedia there is a word about "Fists".
But they aren`t shown as a visible weapon.

Fists are not shown as an item. Click on your empty hands in battlescape, then you get the option to "punch!".

Chips are just a money item for most of the game. Just sell them.

Offline LouisdeFuines

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #31 on: July 14, 2018, 02:32:02 pm »
Muchas gracias  :) 8)

Got a research of "Deep Ones", but the screenshot show Gillman. Did something go wrong?

« Last Edit: July 14, 2018, 03:22:08 pm by LouisdeFuines »

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #32 on: July 14, 2018, 03:12:00 pm »
Muchas gracias  :) 8)

Got a research of "Deep Ones", but the screenshot show Gillman. Did something go wrong?

No, it was TFTD which had it backwards. Deep Ones have always looked like this, at east since H.P. Lovecraft.

Offline LouisdeFuines

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #33 on: July 14, 2018, 03:22:12 pm »
One more thing: I shot in May on crews of spaceships with mit shotgun. But it doesn`t seem to have any effect anymore.
Does the effect run out with later enemies?

Offline Rince Wind

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #34 on: July 14, 2018, 04:02:39 pm »
Most of the ships are not spaceships, you'll get to those in time.
As I said before, you can meet easy enemies until the very end. Different foes require different armaments and strategies though.

Offline LouisdeFuines

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #35 on: July 14, 2018, 06:55:22 pm »
What armament do I take for human spaceship crews?

As said, the shotgun doesn`t hurt them a bit.

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #36 on: July 14, 2018, 07:10:17 pm »
Shotguns don't work on armored enemies very well.   Guys that look like personal armor from vanilla will pretty much shrug them off.

Use melee. (ax almost never fails). Or things that have higher damage/better armor piercing abilities.  Boarding guns.  Assault Cannons, etc.

Offline LouisdeFuines

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #37 on: July 14, 2018, 07:12:25 pm »
Here is a savegame of what I mean. That last guy sucks. Shot him 3 times in the face. He doesn`t care.


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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #38 on: July 14, 2018, 07:49:30 pm »
Here is a savegame of what I mean. That last guy sucks. Shot him 3 times in the face. He doesn`t care.

Ever tried shooting a Muton with a Pistol?

Offline LouisdeFuines

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #39 on: July 14, 2018, 08:41:50 pm »
I got shotguns! Doesn`t that mean anything?

Offline Rince Wind

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #40 on: July 14, 2018, 08:50:39 pm »
Come on, we repeatedly told you that shotguns don't work. And more importantly, you saw it for yourself. So try something different. In RL shotguns are not the weapon of choice against heavy armor either, and a lot of the piratez armor is better than todays even before power armor while the regular shotguns are just like they are today.

Offline legionof1

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #41 on: July 14, 2018, 08:58:33 pm »
Snip
Can you perform melee without a weapon? Ah, wait, in the Bootypaedia there is a word about "Fists".
But they aren`t shown as a visible weapon.
Snip

Clicking on an empty hand(same as using a weapon) brings up the default melee option.

Offline FG

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #42 on: July 14, 2018, 08:59:38 pm »
I got shotguns! Doesn`t that mean anything?

Shotguns almost completely useless against armored folks. And shooting in the face is not a best way to fight. Try to flank them, attack from the back, where they have less armor protection. Improvise.

Offline LouisdeFuines

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #43 on: July 14, 2018, 09:18:56 pm »
The shotgun has as Armour Piercing value in the bootypaedia too.

Can this be ignored?

Offline Rince Wind

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Re: Newbe questions
« Reply #44 on: July 14, 2018, 09:43:20 pm »
I don't have the current version installed, but if anything I think the value presented there means that armor is MORE effective against shotguns.

Still, why don't you try something different?
Would you keep attacking a tank with small arms just because your 9mm ammo is classified as armor piercing?
« Last Edit: July 14, 2018, 09:46:33 pm by Rince Wind »