Complete.Org: Mailing Lists: Archives: freeciv-dev: December 2004:
[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#11609) Submarine unjustly protected by "You can't

[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#11609) Submarine unjustly protected by "You can't

[Top] [All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index] [Thread Index]
To: saywhat@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#11609) Submarine unjustly protected by "You can't attack there"?
From: "Per I. Mathisen" <per@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 15:47:30 -0800
Reply-to: bugs@xxxxxxxxxxx

<URL: >

On Sun, 19 Dec 2004, (Eddie Anderson) wrote:
>   The submarine is carrying one cruise missile.  AFAICS, it is not
> stacked with any other units.Yet when my submarines or battleship
> try to attack it, theyget "You can't attack there" msgs.

Not really a bug... it is a known oddity of the current rules.

>   Is Freeciv supposed to work this way?  I thought that a bomber
> stacked with a submarine would cause this result but not a cruise
> missile.
>   In contrast, my Fighter *can* attack there.  It attacks the
> submarine and the Fighter dies in the attack.

Yes, it is a bit ... hillarious. We've had a loooong discussion about this
in the past (and a proposed solution: layers), and it did not come to a
conclusion. Feel free to google up the discussion in the mailing list
archives (or in RT), and rekindle the debate.

  - Per

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]