Keyword

Topic-icon Just how 'Adaptive' is it?

  • CycloneDusk
  • CycloneDusk's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • New Member
  • New Member
More
11 years 10 months ago #6175 by CycloneDusk
Just how 'Adaptive' is it? was created by CycloneDusk
So I've noticed that missions have multiple outcomes, like the classics, where you can do well or you can do poorly, and this may carry over into future missions. I'm grokking the heck out of that vibe. I'm extremely glad it's there. It's good. It's almost too good.

Which is probably why it's really hard for me to tell just how much responsibility one can take for the survival of other friendly pilots. Is it really full responsibility, or are there some deaths that are a scripted sequence with which the mechanics of the game shall not allow you to interfere?

So far, the results have been infuriatingly consistent again and again... I'm just about ready to buckle down and invest several score hours toward saving a pilot in this mission, until either I succeed, my metacarpal skeletal assembly shatters from cumulative stress fractures or my flightstick grinds to dust in my fist...

The only thing that will dissuade me is if the game mechanics are dictating that that pilot MUST die, no matter what. Hence, why I post this in Gameplay. Is this just a waste of time, or can I actually make a nice payoff if I somehow manage to skin enough cats and send them to the litterbox in hell faster than they can deplete the shields of my adopted charge?

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
11 years 10 months ago #6180 by damson
Replied by damson on topic Just how 'Adaptive' is it?
My recommendation is just to play the game and enjoy it - if you fail the mission but the story will continue go with it. If you fail a mission that you have to succeed in you will be prompted to replay it. You don't have to win all missions (in fact some of them you cannot win). On later playthroughs you can experiment and try to do better.

CPU:Athlon64 X2 6000+ MB: GB GA-M56S-S3RAM: Kingston 4GB DDR2 800MHz dualchannel GPU: GB GeForce GTS 450 1GB OC1 OS: Windows XP Pro SP3 Stick: Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas X Flight Stick
Notebook: Acer Aspire 7750G (I5 2430/RadeonHD6850M 1GB/8GB DDR3...

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

  • CycloneDusk
  • CycloneDusk's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • New Member
  • New Member
More
11 years 10 months ago #6183 by CycloneDusk
Replied by CycloneDusk on topic Just how 'Adaptive' is it?
I'm actually doing two simultaneous plays. One is my 'natural' run, and the other is my 'nailbiting perfectionist' run.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
11 years 10 months ago #6205 by sp00n
Replied by sp00n on topic Just how 'Adaptive' is it?
I think at least the "Asteroid guy" cannot be saved. Seemed scripted to me.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
11 years 10 months ago #6207 by tolwyn
Replied by tolwyn on topic Just how 'Adaptive' is it?
Some deaths are scripted, but there are just a few of them, like your wing leader in the 4th mission.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

  • CycloneDusk
  • CycloneDusk's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • New Member
  • New Member
More
11 years 10 months ago #6282 by CycloneDusk
Replied by CycloneDusk on topic Just how 'Adaptive' is it?
I think I've learned how to identify them.
In the event log (F4), it shows:
...
01:45     DARKET   DESTROYED     KILL: GREYWOLF (100%)
03:08     DAWN     DESTROYED
03:17     VAKTOTH  DESTROYED     KILL: SANDMAN (99%)
...
Apparently nobody killed her.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

  • KeldorKatarn
  • KeldorKatarn's Avatar
  • Visitor
  • Visitor
11 years 10 months ago #6651 by KeldorKatarn
Replied by KeldorKatarn on topic Just how 'Adaptive' is it?
That is not always an indication. That also happens when the game is unable to identify the cause of death.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
11 years 10 months ago #6706 by sp00n
Replied by sp00n on topic Just how 'Adaptive' is it?

KeldorKatarn wrote: That is not always an indication. That also happens when the game is unable to identify the cause of death.

I've noticed that this happens as well when I destroy stealthed ship while they're being cloaked. Not sure if the kill itself is counted towards the kill counter then at all.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
11 years 10 months ago #6708 by horizon
Replied by horizon on topic Just how 'Adaptive' is it?
Yeah, that can be weird.

I have only 1 skipper on my tally while I am sure I took at least 3 down during the infamous Niffelheim 2 mission. Or my wingmen are stealing my kills on them. ;)

WARP RIFT - The Battlefleet Gothic online fanzine.
Available for download here:
www.tacticalwargames.net/archive/bfgmag/index.html

GothiComp Hall of Fame

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
11 years 10 months ago #7122 by Magnus
Replied by Magnus on topic Just how 'Adaptive' is it?

CycloneDusk wrote: I think I've learned how to identify them.
In the event log (F4), it shows:

...
01:45     DARKET   DESTROYED     KILL: GREYWOLF (100%)
03:08     DAWN     DESTROYED
03:17     VAKTOTH  DESTROYED     KILL: SANDMAN (99%)
...
Apparently nobody killed her.


That's because she didn't get killed, if you look real close after the mission she is still there!
She gets picked up later by her auto club, she stalled the damn ship then dropped her keys and lost them under her seat... :P

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Moderators: TParisdamsonThorarisian
Time to create page: 0.163 seconds