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SiLink

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#1 10 years ago

Hi,

I was a very active and long time player of quake 3 and I always played with the 1 shot rail gun (very similar to JKA's Disruptor).

Anyway, I was wondering if the disruptor was slower than the rail gun in quake 3 because all my dead on shots seem to miss o_o... since they run on the same engine I would of thought that the two would have the same accuracy and over the years I've always thought that the disruptor was much slower in laser speed, is that true?




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#2 10 years ago

The disruptor is an instant hit on anything.

You may just be having lag issues.




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#3 10 years ago

Well the server I use on quake and the server I use on JKA give me the same ping, so that's why I thought that speed may be an issue.




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#4 10 years ago

Hmmmm........I honestly don't know, perhaps maybe your aim isn't quite on? Or maybe you're not charging the shot first. But I doubt that.




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#5 10 years ago

Well I wasn't really talking about alt fire, just the usual default fire.




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#6 10 years ago

They are both instantaneous, as far as I can tell from g_weapon.c.

Lag and aim are the most likely sources of error.




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#7 10 years ago

I see, well thank you for the answers/comments :)




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#8 10 years ago

maybe the q3 server you were playing on had a higher sv_fps ? this would reduce the built in lag of the game. (default is 20 for both games i think).

Because the server needs 2 frames to determine stuff.. and the delay between first frame and 2nd frame would be based on the sv_fps. at sv_fps 20 there is 50 ms (1000/20) of built in lag. at sv_fps 40 there is only 25 ms of built in lag.

I hightly doubt that would make much of a difference at all, but it seems to be the only thing that could be different.