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Old 03-16-2010, 06:49 AM   #44
piri_reis
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Originally Posted by sergei View Post
I read a lot on the forums about people having major headaches sinking tankers. Maybe this is a campaign problem, rather than a damage model problem. Maybe most of them are scripted to be travelling empty? If they are full, one shot should kill them every time. Just a thought.
I've looked over the Total Germany campaign files and almost all of the "Groups" which are the named lists that the generated convoys are based on; NONE of the ships are defined to have any internal/external cargo. They are defined as cargo=NONE.

Now I'm not sure if somehow the game assigns them random cargos. I haven't got very far in campaign playing but haven't seen any ship w/ external cargo yet. Anybody?

So this could mean they travel with ballast and that's why they're hard to sink..
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