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jpr21b
06-08-2005, 12:18 PM
I have patch 1.3, and I was recently on a patrol mission and came into contact with a convoy that had two destroyers and a little warboat protecting the convoy.
I came in during calm seas, and fired my torpedoes like nuts! Well, they must have seen teh bubbles of the torps and everyone spooked and all the torpedoes missed. So I did what any other crazy captain would do, I charged full speed into the convoy and surfaced the boat to let my deck gun do the anger management.

It was a death charge, and rightfully I knew i saved the game!, so I came up and started going at the destroyers first, right for their guns. But I was missing terribly, then both destroyers were on me at the same time, the towboat was doing something else, probably searching for more uboats.

but then something strange happened...while most of my crew were dying one by one trying to man the deck gun...all of a sudden the two destroyers started firing at each other!

I stopped the boat and got into the observation post and just watched.

Well, they were probably 300 yards apart from each other, maybe less, and they were hitting each other with practically each salvo. You could see the shells and guns going right for each other! The flower "i think" DD blew the smaller destroyer away in a matter of minutes, and then the flower was coming straight for me, and it nailed me and killed me.

I think I got screenshots, i kept on using print scrn. key , but I have no clue how to post them.

Is this normal? Why did this happen? Anyone else get this?

PS both ships were from the same allied country

jpr21b
06-08-2005, 12:18 PM
I have patch 1.3, and I was recently on a patrol mission and came into contact with a convoy that had two destroyers and a little warboat protecting the convoy.
I came in during calm seas, and fired my torpedoes like nuts! Well, they must have seen teh bubbles of the torps and everyone spooked and all the torpedoes missed. So I did what any other crazy captain would do, I charged full speed into the convoy and surfaced the boat to let my deck gun do the anger management.

It was a death charge, and rightfully I knew i saved the game!, so I came up and started going at the destroyers first, right for their guns. But I was missing terribly, then both destroyers were on me at the same time, the towboat was doing something else, probably searching for more uboats.

but then something strange happened...while most of my crew were dying one by one trying to man the deck gun...all of a sudden the two destroyers started firing at each other!

I stopped the boat and got into the observation post and just watched.

Well, they were probably 300 yards apart from each other, maybe less, and they were hitting each other with practically each salvo. You could see the shells and guns going right for each other! The flower "i think" DD blew the smaller destroyer away in a matter of minutes, and then the flower was coming straight for me, and it nailed me and killed me.

I think I got screenshots, i kept on using print scrn. key , but I have no clue how to post them.

Is this normal? Why did this happen? Anyone else get this?

PS both ships were from the same allied country

natty-dreadlock
06-08-2005, 12:28 PM
Those AI escorts are the such Stat Wh*res, "blah, blah, blah, thats my kill! You killed the last U-boat, my radar guy saw him first, they nerfed my DD it only has 3inch guns, you have such a noob vessel because you have a 5inch main gun and an extra 20mm AA, blah, blah, blah!"

The_Third_Half
06-08-2005, 12:37 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by natty-dreadlock:
Those AI escorts are the such Stat Wh*res, "blah, blah, blah, thats my kill! You killed the last U-boat, my radar guy saw him first, they nerfed my DD it only has 3inch guns, you have such a noob vessel because you have a 5inch main gun and an extra 20mm AA, blah, blah, blah!" </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

ROFLMAO
Thats the funniest thing i have seen all day.

jpr21b
06-08-2005, 12:59 PM
lol,
i searched the forums a bit, apparently this is quite common!

T.Rex
06-08-2005, 02:33 PM
You got killed by Flower on surface and You are not ashamed to admit that http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/34.gif Even perfectly clear weather is not excuse.

Da11en47
06-09-2005, 12:07 AM
Revenge maybe? I think its just poor AI.

R_Mutt
06-09-2005, 01:52 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by natty-dreadlock:
Those AI escorts are the such Stat Wh*res, "blah, blah, blah, thats my kill! You killed the last U-boat, my radar guy saw him first, they nerfed my DD it only has 3inch guns, you have such a noob vessel because you have a 5inch main gun and an extra 20mm AA, blah, blah, blah!" </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif

Ct.CRASH
06-09-2005, 03:24 PM
Happened to me once on the Bismarck single mission. I accidentally pressed 'surface' right in the middle of the British capital ships and, of course, they started going ape at me. As I was stuck in the middle, they hit each other with their own cross-fire, so I crash dived out of immediate trouble. Sat in silence for a while waiting for the depth charges, but none came, so i went up to periscope depth to take a look. They were all blowing 10 colours of cr*p out of each other! Looks like if the AI gets hit at all, the ship automatically attacks who it was hit by, regardless of who it was! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

W.Irving
06-09-2005, 03:34 PM
Kinda like Quake. I remember you could get the ogre to lob grenades at the jumpy slashy monsters and they'd end up attacking each other (with the ogre winning each time).

howlar1
06-09-2005, 06:55 PM
I remember reading somewhere that if you attack friendly warships they will treat you as an enemy for a period of time. It must be the same for any unit in the game.

Maj_Solo
06-09-2005, 07:14 PM
..... as they got closer, the captain on one of the destroyers could see that one of the sailors on the other destroyer, were the same man that was sleeping with his wife .... the rest is just what is called "The Domino Effect" ....

U-268
06-09-2005, 07:24 PM
Herr Kapitan was Dating other Kapitans Daughter!! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif

Soulcommander
06-10-2005, 03:42 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Da11en47:
Revenge maybe? I think its just poor AI. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Maybe friendly fire? Anything goes folks! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif