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nesnl
07-06-2009, 06:53 AM
I notice from watching the bots that when they afterburn they do it in short bursts lasting only a fraction of a second and they do this repeatedly. Is this by design as the most efficient way to use the afterburner or is it something else?

as red as black
07-06-2009, 07:10 AM
maybe it's like the Grand theft auto glitch where you can spring forever by tapping sprint instead of holding it?

But instead of afterburning forever as a goal, energy conservation is?

lamster
07-06-2009, 07:12 AM
Expert bots will often tap the afterburner so that their energy never maxes out (wasting energy regen) and they retain an almost-full bar to unload on enemies. For someone with perfect control this is often ideal, but in practice I for one never do it :)