The Hydra Bug (in General)
OK, im sure everyones heard me complain about it. Its been explained as a glitch between his AoL and junction.. Whatever it is he is now using this glitch as a defense. taking of the AoL when attacking, making it impossible to even attack him, also causing people to get banned from attacking for 10 minutes+.
This to me is a gross exploitation of a bugged combo. Personally I think his character should be suspended if he keeps doing this until he either doesnt do it anymore or until the glitch is fixed.
April 26 2008 7:57 PM EDT
Sparticus, this glitch wouldn't allow -him- to attack for a couple days, now he's figured out a way to attack himself, and hopefully this sparks enough attention that he can finally get a fix.
He's been asking for this to be fixed for quite some time already.
April 26 2008 7:57 PM EDT
I have not heard of this yet.
Can you be a bit more explainable giving more details of the battle and effects in question?
eh, it's not his fault, he's been planning to use Jiggy with Junction AoL for ages. And once he started using it he was unable to fight for about a week.
I think the solution would be for a quick bug fix as soon as possible.
he has a minion in front with Junction and Jiggy and an AoL. This apparently gives the "fighting too fast" error, and bans the attacker/defender for 10 minutes of fighting. Well, i dunno about the ban, when I attacked him, I didn't get the ban, but I did get the error.
April 26 2008 8:07 PM EDT
I get a server error also when fighting Hydra.
But why can Hydra fight and some people but not others are able to attack?
I suppose the AoL is removed to allow fighitng, and placed back on as a defensive measure. those able to attack are fighting when the AoL is off.
This was reported as a bug, but so far no action has been taken.
April 26 2008 8:09 PM EDT
ah, thanks GL.
It certainly is the junction of the AoL as I can fight Miami Vice who uses the same setup just without junction.
he moves the JKF before he fights
Just tried on Blue. I can fight him, and I checked the AoL and Jig were still equipped. :/
Point is, if he unequips it to fight, and then re-equips it when afk, he's exploiting it. Since he knows it is a bug.
April 26 2008 8:11 PM EDT
It is junction of the first minion with the JKF as 'The Mask of Death' has junction/JKF on his 2nd minion and I can fight him.
April 26 2008 8:13 PM EDT
Interesting. I fought him but got no error. I was thinking it was because I was considerably larger but I guess maybe that's not the case.
This is a tough one. On one hand it's very unfair if he can't run a set up that he had planned on running. On the other, if this bug is dictating his strat and he's using it to his advantage it does seem like a rather large exploit of a known bug. Complicated by the fact that its not just that people can't beat him, but they lose the ability to use their ba.
I've just trained CoC and used a MG, and can still fight Hydra.
That's with the AoL and Jig on first minion.
Small, it might not have been known it was making it unable for *others* to fight Hydra. Just stopping Hydra from fighting...
See if anyone can fight me now. I still have the AoL junctioned onto the JKF but I moved him back 1.
The dilemma I have is that the setup with AoL junctioned onto JKF is the one that is best for my strat. Taking it off weakens my overall strat and I have to tailor it to each specific target at that point.
Poor Jiggy... he can't seem to junction anything right... :P
Can still fight you fine. ;)
April 26 2008 8:33 PM EDT
Still no problems with me and i hit twice in a row just to be sure.
(- challange bonus. i will not be adding you to my list) :D
has anyone bothered to cm jon about this, or do we just assume he is infatuated with the forums as we are?
Slayer said he sent a cm to Jon when I first reported this problem.
April 26 2008 11:38 PM EDT
You should e-mail him. I hear he really, really likes it when you e-mail him.
(no, but seriously, he could miss a CM. E-mailing him is probably the most surefire way to ensure that he knows)
sorry, i did mean email as well, that would be the best way of making sure he is aware of the issue.
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