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How armor works
StalkerDate: Monday, 04/January/2010, 2:13 PM | Message # 1
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I hope this forum's still alive... smile

Anyways, now that I'm back for a while with CI (PC too weak for II), I always wondered this two things:

1) How does the Cannonball and Grape armor work? The rest I understand, pretty simple: sword armor eg. is 4 plus base armor and that amount is reduced from the attacker's sword attack. But say grape armor is 255, and unit has 100 health, and grapeshot attack is ~500, but the unit survives?! It should still take on some 245 damage?

2) Possibly related to 1), I notice ships and cannons have some attack values of 100, some have 10, like cutter, how come that they still take away thousands of hitpoints on strike?

Thanks, S.


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EbelAngelDate: Monday, 04/January/2010, 3:55 PM | Message # 2
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I hope this forum's still alive.

I hope so too

Hi Stalker and welcome to the forum.

2 good questions which I can't 100% accurately answer, but I'll have a shot at it biggrin

I think your grapeshot question is related to accuracy. Put a unit straight in front of the cannon and it won't survive. Put it at a distance and it won't take a full hit.

I'm gonna have to look this up in the .md files of the units , unless someone else has a better answer.

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CichorDate: Monday, 04/January/2010, 5:53 PM | Message # 3
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The KUTT.MD (from BtW 1.35) file shows that ship have only one type of attack. Strange ...

I apologize for my english.



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