[DFS] Green Giant 14 feb 2013 om 9:58vm
Rolling when flying is faster (Video proof)
Hello boys and girls.

Did you know that you can fly at a faster speed if you repeatedly keep rolling when flying? Some might be aware of this while some might not. Maybe some of you watched my guide? I made a video just to show some proof about this discovery. Please, if you got the time, watch it. The first half of the video is me not rolling and the other half is when I'm rolling.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQ_fxaQms5M
Laatst bewerkt door [DFS] Green Giant; 14 feb 2013 om 9:59vm
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<eVa> Zork Nemesis 14 feb 2013 om 10:04vm 
Lets hear it for physics everyone.
spoderman 14 feb 2013 om 10:08vm 
So, is everyone going to be rolling the entire time while flying now? If so, that would be pretty silly to watch.
[DFS] Green Giant 14 feb 2013 om 10:12vm 
Origineel geplaatst door spoderman:
So, is everyone going to be rolling the entire time while flying now? If so, that would be pretty silly to watch.
If you mean silly as in hilarious, then yes.
PooFangy 14 feb 2013 om 10:13vm 
What a ridiculous mechanic, better get ready for barrel roll racing.
PrimeSonic 14 feb 2013 om 10:17vm 
Okay, this could become a problem. It's an exploit that will either become "the" way to play online, or it will be fixed to not make it exploitable.

Either way... ♥♥♥♥....
Rumsey 14 feb 2013 om 10:26vm 
I just tried doing this. It does give a speed boost, but it also makes it a lot harder to control; I ended up falling far behind my own personal best when trying to do it. Also, if you spam it too quickly it fails and slows you down. So it isn't quite an "i win" button.

So, if it's an unintended exploit it should be fixed, but I don't expect a lot of people abusing it in regular matchmaking. It might screw up time trials though.
Laatst bewerkt door Rumsey; 14 feb 2013 om 2:37nm
[DFS] Green Giant 14 feb 2013 om 10:29vm 
Origineel geplaatst door Rumsey:
I just tried doing this. It does give a speed boost, but it also makes it a lot harder to control, because it moves you to the side. Also, if you spam it too quickly it fails slows you down. So it isn't quite an "i win" button.

So, if it's an unintended exploit it should be fixed, but I don't expect a lot of people abusing it in regular matchmaking. It might screw up time trials though.
I am quite used to rolling now so I can keep doing it without failing too much. It does happen sometimes though when the game doesn't want to register my rolls correctly, so I fly down/up instead. Practise makes perfect.
PrimeSonic 14 feb 2013 om 10:31vm 
If this weren't a multi-player game, I'd be like "cool, a nifty trick for the speed runners". But considering this is a multi-player game. This will either become the defacto way to play if you want to stand a chance at all, or it will be patched... somehow.
Rumsey 14 feb 2013 om 10:35vm 
Origineel geplaatst door PrimeSonic:
If this weren't a multi-player game, I'd be like "cool, a nifty trick for the speed runners". But considering this is a multi-player game. This will either become the defacto way to play if you want to stand a chance at all, or it will be patched... somehow.

Sumo mentioned wanting to add VAC support, so presumably there will be another patch at some point. If they think it's an unintended exploit, that would be a good time to fix it, since time trials are suspect right now anyway.

However, there's a chance they won't want to alter the mechanic, so who knows.
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Knud den Store 14 feb 2013 om 10:35vm 
The right thing to do would be to report this bug, but that explains why I have seen people roll around over the place.
Knud den Store 14 feb 2013 om 10:36vm 
Origineel geplaatst door Rumsey:
Origineel geplaatst door PrimeSonic:
If this weren't a multi-player game, I'd be like "cool, a nifty trick for the speed runners". But considering this is a multi-player game. This will either become the defacto way to play if you want to stand a chance at all, or it will be patched... somehow.

Sumo mentioned wanting to add VAC support, so presumably there will be another patch at some point. If they think it's an unintended exploit, that would be a good time to fix it, since time trials are suspect right now anyway.

However, there's a chance they won't want to alter the mechanic, so who knows.

This game could be huge if Sumo keeps supporting it. I mean DLC and all.
Rumsey 14 feb 2013 om 10:37vm 
Origineel geplaatst door Super Carl Sagan's Cosmos SNES:
The right thing to do would be to report this bug, but that explains why I have seen people roll around over the place.

There's also a "risk boost" mechanic, which is intended, and also causes everyone to roll around. That's why even the "expert ghost" from Sumo will do lots of rolls.
Djawed 14 feb 2013 om 10:37vm 
You're doing the right thing green giant. I mentioned it as well, but i couldnt prove without having to bother to learn how to do it. Anyway hope they do something about it
PrimeSonic 14 feb 2013 om 10:39vm 
Origineel geplaatst door Rumsey:
There's also a "risk boost" mechanic, which is intended, and also causes everyone to roll around. That's why even the "expert ghost" from Sumo will do lots of rolls.
The Risk Boost mechanic is fine. And in tight areas that allow for a Dangerous Boost and Reckless Boost, rolling a lot will happen.

But this... this bug it just plane wrong. (pun intended)
[DFS] Green Giant 14 feb 2013 om 10:41vm 
Interestingly I told S0L about this yesterday, but he said there is no speed difference.
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