View Full Version : Function Suggest Attack/Defense Style???

Euphoric Beaver
8th Nov 2001, 05:41 AM
function float SuggestAttackStyle()
return -0.2;

function float SuggestDefenseStyle()
return -0.2;

I seen this in my altered fatgun and wondered what it is.

8th Nov 2001, 10:14 AM
Bot AI.
Tha bot asks what the weaponn thinks is the best way of using it, and the weapon suggests by returning a number...
I dunno what it means, but I bet you can look it up in the bot class or weaponclass or something.
(It could mean like 0.0=melee,1.0=longrange o something but I don't say it does...

8th Nov 2001, 10:25 AM
The UT_Eightball class explains some AI stuff pretty well. Basically, the functions return a number telling the bots how aggressive they should be (approach/back off) when using the weapon.

8th Nov 2001, 11:51 PM
It acts as a "modulation" to a bot's combat style. Bots attacking check suggestattackstyle() and defending, well you get the picture... :)

higher numbers mean bots charge more, lower ones mean bots retreat/stay at distance...