Author Topic: Threat Incongruency  (Read 130 times)

Online Thotimx

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Threat Incongruency
« on: October 22, 2019, 05:39:35 AM »
So far as I can tell, the enemy is measured in Strength pretty much everywhere … except in the Threat Detail window or whatever you call it when you click on the threat icon on the top toolbar.  I'm guessing this is an AI War 1 holdover, but when everywhere else it's measured in strength - counterattack popup, the main threat number itself, our mobile and static strength, enemy guard and threat strength in specific systems, etc - it seems to me it'd be best to list the amount of threat by strength there too.  I know it's just simple division, but that's not going to be obvious to a lot of new players and the incongruency will just confuse them. 

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Re: Threat Incongruency
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2019, 09:26:44 AM »
What makes you think its not measured in Strength in the Threat Detail window?

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Re: Threat Incongruency
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2019, 09:51:56 AM »
It is still measured in Strength. It's just in the game the values are divided by 1000. So something with 20,000 Strength shows up as 20 in-game, easier to read.

Guessing the Threat info is showing the internal values. Somehow it never occurred to me despite using it a bunch...
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Re: Threat Incongruency
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2019, 12:36:12 PM »
You know, that's a really good point. I've scaled the reported values down so they now look like Strength numbers everywhere else, and explicitly called at that the reported Threat is in units of Strength. Thanks for the report!