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Old 05 Oct 2010, 03:31   #1 (permalink)
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Why do drones have to take a leader ship test?! They don't have nerve endings and are non living! It's not like the person controlling the drone craps his pants at the site of his drones being ripped to shreds. Come on now, this makes no sense to me so far so someone show me the sense behind this. Honestly at least give them the "show no fear" attribute!
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Old 05 Oct 2010, 04:55   #2 (permalink)
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word. although, this could represent the conroller getting distracted, or in the case of gun drone squadrons interruptions in the communication matrix and a self-preservation sequence starting. i dunno.
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Old 05 Oct 2010, 05:55   #3 (permalink)
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Gun drone squadrons are independent A.I's and as such think for themselves and retreat is a viable tactical option.
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Old 05 Oct 2010, 10:26   #4 (permalink)
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If they're actions are of AI then why is there such athing as a drone "controller". Also about the malfunction, isn't it weird that communications went off right when your enemy attacked the drones? Idk maybe the enemy clips the antenna which renders them useless.
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Old 05 Oct 2010, 17:50   #5 (permalink)
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If they're actions are of AI then why is there such athing as a drone "controller". Also about the malfunction, isn't it weird that communications went off right when your enemy attacked the drones? Idk maybe the enemy clips the antenna which renders them useless.
Your mistaking the two types of drones ones that are being controlled by a "controller" are obviously being controlled and have the leadership of the controller but the actual gun drone squadrons i.e the ones NOT being controlled by anyone with a drone controller i.e the ones that detach from piranha devilfish or you take in an independent squadron fast attack option are independent A.I's and decide their own actions.

so they may decide that retreat is the best option tactically or be programmed to retreat if they take a certain amount of causalities or their odds of survival are less than XX% or feel self sacrifice is illogical etc etc.

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Old 05 Oct 2010, 22:12   #6 (permalink)
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Thank you for showing me the error of my ways again. Point taken mates, thanks.
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