Higher priority for the exosceleton vs Laser Defense

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Higher priority for the exosceleton vs Laser Defense

Post by chlue » Mon May 26, 2014 8:28 pm

So I finally got my first endgame armor and stuffed two exosceletons and 4 personal laser defense units along some other stuff into it. Attacked a small base and really liked how it turned out. But then I attacked a bigger one and quickly had to realize why noone seem to use the laser defense units in youtube videos. Batteries went down at some point, the runspeed dropped to normal and some seconds later I was bitermeat.

I guess there is no general way to prioritize all electric consumers and make all people happy without giving the user some manual control. But I am quiet sure that giving the exosceleton the highest priority is always safe. If I don't want to run away anymore I can just stop and it will stop using energy, but as long as I try to outrun enemies I certainly don't want the laser defense system making some sporadic (under that condition pointless) shots and slow me down instead so that the enemies can catch up.

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Re: Higher priority for the exosceleton vs Laser Defense

Post by Teurlinx » Tue May 27, 2014 2:04 am

Having the exoskeleton prioritised before the shields & batteries would help too. 95% of the times I die is when the exoskeleton stops working and I get encircled.

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Re: Higher priority for the exosceleton vs Laser Defense

Post by FishSandwich » Tue May 27, 2014 2:18 am

+1 I totally agree with this.

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Re: Higher priority for the exosceleton vs Laser Defense

Post by FreeER » Tue May 27, 2014 4:08 am

makes sense! +1

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Re: Higher priority for the exosceleton vs Laser Defense

Post by pbhead » Tue May 27, 2014 4:13 am

or, even better, being able to adjust the priority yourself.

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Re: Higher priority for the exosceleton vs Laser Defense

Post by starxplor » Tue May 27, 2014 6:06 am

How about "position in the grid" based priority? Power generation/batteries feed the first item then move to the next and so on, until there is no power left... This wont help if a player does not have enough power generation in their suit, but it would be great for the rest of us.

Top left to bottom right, would be intuitive for most wester/european players.

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