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[GameBreaking] OBJ Nuked: Bot is no longer repairable and welder is no longer recharging

s5yn3t

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On 2nd escort wave after bot recharge, if the bot gets destroyed it will no longer be repairable.
On top of that it will keep rising up as you try to repair it but nothing happens.
And the welder gets drained a bit when trying to repair it, but it can't recharge.



Happens quite often:
Friend suggested that when it falls, it might clip through the ground a bit and get stuck, and with it unrepairable.
I think it's just happens when it gets taken down by zeds.

Happens often online.
I think Zed landing objective drone can have same issue, but it's less common.
But it can happen if drone gets beaten down to 0% health a couple of times, and mostly on his 1st escort to the cave.
 
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Kittenmittens

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Killing Floor Discord :)
Does anything stand out for the situations when this does happen? Does it happen at certain spots on the map or when it's taken a certain kind of damage? Did you say the welder also breaks and stops charging itself?
 

s5yn3t

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Idk if anything stands out other than being overwhelmed by zeds, while we are a good distance from the bot.
About spots i'm not sure since i didnt pay attention where it would completely die before, but last time this happened, it was right next to the zed spawn area on top of the road that goes up ( the road that leads up from the horse statue on the left... not the long road up on the right)

And yes, welder does stop recharging... Even when you try to repair the drone it would lose a % or two and then not drain at all
(In retrospect i should have tried to weld the door and see what happens)

One theory i have that bot can die when he gets smashed by zeds while sucking the radiation... but that wouldn't explain why bot can also die the same way in zed landing.
 
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s5yn3t

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Ok nvm, you just need to get the drone destroyed by zeds on his 2nd wave of nuke vacuuming
Doesn't matter where, just needs to be beaten to 0 health.
If YT will hurry up with the stream conversion, i will have a video footage of it soon™
 
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R3ap3r3812

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I know I'm very late to this thread, but I have the same issue, but it's not just on nuked. I have had this occur for me every time the drone gets destroyed when I am the only one in the game. It happens on every map on any difficulty.
 

s5yn3t

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You experienced that where, in the current vanilla build or the beta 2 build?
Also taking you for bumping this thread, i completely forgot to check it out if it was still a thing.
 

s5yn3t

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Ok yeh i've checked it out on the current V1092, it's still a thing.
The drone cannot be repaired in the online play, no issues in offline mode so far.
 

Barot8

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I thought the drone was similar to the cart in Santa's workshop, in that if you fail it blows up ending the game early.