Mine odds when cloaked

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Mine odds when cloaked

Post#1 » Fri Sep 26, 2008 6:57 pm

Are the odds the same for regular mines and webs ?? please hel is it .5% across the board?
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Post#2 » Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:44 pm

Default:

Uncloaked movement vs normal mines 1 / LY.
Cloaked movement vs normal mines is 0.5 / LY.

Cloaked & Uncloaked movement vs webs is 5.0 / LY.
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Post#3 » Sat Sep 27, 2008 3:37 pm

Use Tanascius Tool to get the correct % of mine hit for the distance travel, Mine Type, Cloak/Not etc. Very nice sim in this regard.

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Post#4 » Sat Sep 27, 2008 4:46 pm

Why do I need Tanascius to tell me what I already know?
ie: If there is a mine there, I'm going to hit it.

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3 ships, 4 LY combined movement: 3 dead ships.
4 ships, 18 LY combined movement, 4 dead ships.
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Post#5 » Sat Sep 27, 2008 7:41 pm

I've never understood how I can send one ship, the one I'm not so worried about usually, through 81ly of mines without a scratch, and the ship that's critical to the mission slams into the first mine it can find.
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Post#6 » Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:07 pm

in AQ3 only the lokis it mines. but they do it constantly! :(
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Post#7 » Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:34 am

hennef wrote:in AQ3 only the lokis it mines. but they do it constantly! :(
Maybe the Tachyon emissions act like a mine magnet.
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Post#8 » Sun Sep 28, 2008 5:51 pm

Commodore Cherek, IRJTN wrote:
hennef wrote:in AQ3 only the lokis it mines. but they do it constantly! :(
Maybe the Tachyon emissions act like a mine magnet.
exactly what i was thinking :-k

is there a way to deactivate it - makes them very useful ships that dont hit mines that often ;) :P
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Post#9 » Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:37 am

hennef wrote:
Commodore Cherek, IRJTN wrote:
hennef wrote:in AQ3 only the lokis it mines. but they do it constantly! :(
Maybe the Tachyon emissions act like a mine magnet.
exactly what i was thinking :-k

is there a way to deactivate it - makes them very useful ships that dont hit mines that often ;) :P
hennef,

Don't worry... AQ3 MBRs hit mines with regularity as well. There's just not enough left to look for after they do so. :roll:

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Post#10 » Tue Sep 30, 2008 6:50 am

hennef wrote:in AQ3 only the lokis it mines. but they do it constantly! :(
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Post#11 » Fri Oct 03, 2008 10:00 pm

True bad luck is when you hit one of your own.
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