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|0000532||Dwarf Fortress||Combat -- General||public||2010-04-05 15:33||2014-07-21 16:29|
|Assigned To||Toady One|
|Target Version||Fixed in Version||0.40.01|
|Summary||0000532: The fighter skill appears to have a negative affect.|
|Description||When tesed in the arena, as detailed in this thread:|
The fighter skill appears to have either a negative affect or such a small positive affect that even at grandmaster level the results of testing show a negative effect due to randomness.
It could be because the Fighter skill enables a more inefficient combat technique and is therefore unbalanced, or that it is simply broken. Either way it doesnt seem to be working as intended.
|Steps To Reproduce||Arena testing of any identical creatures/groups, with one having the Fighter skill and one not having it, will usually end up with the non-fighters the victor.|
|Tags||balance, combat, fighter|
Reminder sent to: Huggz
Does this still hold true in 0.31.25? It would be helpful if you redid your tests.
|Resolving as unable to reproduce without further updates.|
|Reopening due to recent corroboration at 0003778:0024660.|
edited on: 2014-07-19 08:25
Did various tests in the arena with the following configurations:
Group 1 -12 Human, Talented spearman,Grandmaster Fighter,Skilled Shield and Dogde, no armor, shield and spear.
Group 2-12 Human, Talented spearman,no skill in Fighter,Skilled Shield and Dogde, no armor, shield and spear.
I tested five battles, in all of them group Group 1 won with about half of the fighters remaining. I think Fighter now has a positive influence.
The combat system changed in 0.40.01, so maybe it was fixed?
|Thanks for testing!|
|2010-04-05 15:33||Huggz||New Issue|
|2010-04-05 15:57||Qloos||Tag Attached: balance|
|2010-04-05 15:57||Qloos||Tag Attached: fighter|
|2010-04-08 11:50||Huggz||Tag Attached: combat|
|2011-04-01 12:59||Footkerchief||Relationship added||related to 0000033|
|2011-04-01 12:59||Footkerchief||Note Added: 0016949|
|2011-04-01 12:59||Footkerchief||Tag Attached: AWAITING UPDATE|
|2011-12-09 14:12||Logical2u||Note Added: 0019094|
|2011-12-09 14:12||Logical2u||Status||new => resolved|
|2011-12-09 14:12||Logical2u||Resolution||open => unable to reproduce|
|2011-12-09 14:12||Logical2u||Assigned To||=> Logical2u|
|2011-12-09 14:12||Logical2u||Tag Detached: AWAITING UPDATE|
|2014-06-02 19:00||Footkerchief||Assigned To||Logical2u => Footkerchief|
|2014-06-02 19:00||Footkerchief||Status||resolved => acknowledged|
|2014-06-02 19:00||Footkerchief||Note Added: 0024796|
|2014-07-19 08:07||thvaz||Note Added: 0026946|
|2014-07-19 08:25||thvaz||Note Edited: 0026946||View Revisions|
|2014-07-21 16:29||Footkerchief||Note Added: 0027161|
|2014-07-21 16:29||Footkerchief||Status||acknowledged => resolved|
|2014-07-21 16:29||Footkerchief||Fixed in Version||=> 0.40.01|
|2014-07-21 16:29||Footkerchief||Resolution||unable to reproduce => fixed|
|2014-07-21 16:29||Footkerchief||Assigned To||Footkerchief => Toady One|
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