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Can we talk about Heimer's turrets?

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Corporal Cupcake

Senior Member

01-21-2013

Why the hell are his turrets so damn stupid? Seriously, every other spawnable minion is 100% smarter than his turrets, for some examples see Zyra's plants, Malz Voidling, and even Elise's spiderlings. Every single one of those attack whatever the player is attacking. I can't even figure out Heimer's turrets' targetting, it's like they prioritize minions over champs. It can't be the closest object because while I'm getting wailed on by a Riven my turrets are busy killing the minion wave. Not asking for much, just make his turrets attack whatever heimer last autoattacked or whatever. Easy fix. Supposed to be some kind of genius and he can't even make his creations obey him.


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CertainlyT

Champion Designer

01-21-2013

Good point. I bet I can help him do that better.


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IS1d3c256ccf2ba0

Senior Member

01-21-2013

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CertainlyT:
Good point. I bet I can help him do that better.


And that patch will certainly not happen in at least 3 months, just like Karma.


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Mïkêy

Senior Member

01-21-2013

CertainlyT's got you^


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dogbiter

Senior Member

01-21-2013

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CertainlyT:
Good point. I bet I can help him do that better.


hey d00d, sorry for being offtopic but, could you make an official statement about the PBE changes/incomplete info that has been leaked from the server by RoG?? people are making lots of complaining on the forums


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Lethminite

Senior Member

01-21-2013

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dogbiter:
hey d00d, sorry for being offtopic but, could you make an official statement about the PBE changes/incomplete info that has been leaked from the server by RoG?? people are making lots of complaining on the forums


"data from unoffical sources is unreliable and often incomplete, please wait until PBE is up, and then remember that PBE changes are tenative."


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HammerTimeMays

Member

01-21-2013

Are we being trolled? This has been an issue for years and it's now going to be worked on? I'm having trouble believing this. But would love to see it done.


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havikryan

Senior Member

01-21-2013

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HammerTimeMays:
Are we being trolled? This has been an issue for years and it's now going to be worked on? I'm having trouble believing this. But would love to see it done.


it's been said multiple times since heimer his release that they will 'look at his turrets and improve AI'' till this day it has still never happened so i doubt it will happen any time soon


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Poster Ryze

Senior Member

01-21-2013

Yes we can. In fact, talk is all we can have, because when it comes to Heimerdinger, Riot is all talk.


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CertainlyT

Champion Designer

01-21-2013

I know Xypherous was trying to re-script the turrets recently. Not sure where he is on that. I'll check in with him tomorrow.

Heimer's turret system is one of the trickier bits of scripting we have, but I am free to do some clean up work on champs that need it since Thresh is complete.