Jump to content


I can not manual aim anymore


  • Please log in to reply
7 replies to this topic

Zagum #1 Posted Jan 18 2019 - 07:13

    Sergeant

  • Players
  • 21727 battles
  • 133
  • Member since:
    05-27-2011
I took a break from this game for about a year and I come back, now I can't aim worth a damn.  Why is the rectical locking on a Freaking Leaf?? I can't manual aim to save my life.  Is this a new feature???? WHAT THE HELL????  Every time I zoom in the game locks onto something else.  It never did this before.  Help please.

Atragon #2 Posted Jan 18 2019 - 12:55

    Major

  • Players
  • 40688 battles
  • 3,446
  • [-_-] -_-
  • Member since:
    04-22-2012

Think thats bad, how about snapping to the tips of fence posts so the reticle is going up and down like an ocean wave as you are traversing your turret.

 

I tell ya: this game looks like its programmed by some kid on a Timex Sinclair.


Edited by Atragon, Jan 18 2019 - 14:32.


MagillaGuerilla #3 Posted Jan 18 2019 - 13:23

    Major

  • -Players-
  • 25444 battles
  • 4,084
  • Member since:
    01-06-2013
The 1.0 graphics update had more than enough errors to ensure lifetime employment for the programmers.

GeorgePreddy #4 Posted Jan 18 2019 - 14:09

    Major

  • Players
  • 14345 battles
  • 11,197
  • Member since:
    04-11-2013

I'm envious of you guys.

 

None of this stuff ever happens to me.

 

The aiming in my client is normal and steady.

 

I never get to have any fun.       :sceptic:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Insanefriend #5 Posted Jan 18 2019 - 15:01

    First lieutenant

  • Players
  • 41356 battles
  • 851
  • Member since:
    04-06-2012
Any chance you have a replay with whats happening?  I can't quite figure out what your talking about.

Griffon327327 #6 Posted Jan 22 2019 - 15:08

    First lieutenant

  • Players
  • 83130 battles
  • 842
  • [NVRDI] NVRDI
  • Member since:
    10-20-2012

View PostGeorgePreddy, on Jan 18 2019 - 13:09, said:

I'm envious of you guys.

 

None of this stuff ever happens to me.

 

The aiming in my client is normal and steady.

 

I never get to have any fun.       :sceptic:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thats what you get when you sign over your weekly paycheck to wargaming ... uninterrupted game play ? go figure ?

Taihbsear #7 Posted Jan 26 2019 - 23:17

    Corporal

  • -Players-
  • 4264 battles
  • 40
  • [WCTNT] WCTNT
  • Member since:
    08-04-2018

Happens to me as well locks onto everything but the damn target and then as you fire it jumps somewhere else

 



SquishySupreme #8 Posted Jan 27 2019 - 20:18

    Sergeant

  • -Players-
  • 1469 battles
  • 162
  • Member since:
    10-29-2018
The last patch in December made some changes to the HUD/interface and broke manual aiming.  It also broke manual aiming for SPGs.  I noticed it immediately.

After some experimentation, the issue with SPGs is that the game is calculating manual aiming exactly as if you were in overhead ( artillery ) mode.  So if you hit a wall or anything with a sudden elevation change, your aim jumps exactly like you were in overhead mode.  This is most likely due to the engine seeing tunnels and similar openings as if they are opaque.  ( think typical 2.5D video game and how it dealt with openings )

Manual aim seems to also be also using this internal method now as far as I can tell, so it bobbles and jumps on small things in your line of sight when it shouldn't.

NOTE - this only happens when you are zoomed in.  If you are fully zoomed out, you can aim like normal, even with a SPG - but trying to do so is laughably hard beyond 200m or so - you are trying to line up pixels at that point.




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users