0.7.7.1 Techs don't anchor

Discussion in 'TT Unstable Bugs' started by nikitaign, Oct 4, 2017.

  1. nikitaign

    nikitaign Well-Known Member
    TT Translator

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2017
    Messages:
    53
    Likes Received:
    65
    Hey, when i had a small tech and didnt have wireless chargers, i had to replace a battery from a tech to my base, so i can charge. But then i found out that you are able to anchor techs. But i placed some solar generators and on the bottom of my tech i placed an anchor block. Clicked the Anchor Tech button, but my tech just "jumps".Ok, placed the anchor a block lower. same thing. I have lots of troubles with this, and it's really annoying.
    Thanks

     
  2. JuanPinoy

    JuanPinoy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2017
    Messages:
    175
    Likes Received:
    166
    Is the ground level? A lot of techs jump around because sometimes they clip down.

     
  3. nikitaign

    nikitaign Well-Known Member
    TT Translator

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2017
    Messages:
    53
    Likes Received:
    65
    Even on the salt flats they dont work. im so pissed

     
  4. JuanPinoy

    JuanPinoy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2017
    Messages:
    175
    Likes Received:
    166
    Is your anchor at the lowest? Also can you supply an image?

     
    Adriano likes this.
  5. nikitaign

    nikitaign Well-Known Member
    TT Translator

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2017
    Messages:
    53
    Likes Received:
    65
    Why do you need an image? it should be a full video. when i go to the salts - doesnt anchor. Uneven ground - doesnt anchor

     
  6. JuanPinoy

    JuanPinoy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2017
    Messages:
    175
    Likes Received:
    166
    So that I can try it myself of course

     
    Adriano likes this.
  7. Sharra

    Sharra Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2017
    Messages:
    164
    Likes Received:
    117
    In my experience 2 factors count in, when it comes to anchoring:
    Size of tech: The bigger, the more failure possibility.
    Number of possible anchors: On is fine (while "scaling" with tech size). But if i put on some solar panels for example, the anchoring-system seems to dont know what to do.
    Moving all other anchoring blocks to a higher level, leaving only one in place mostly works.

    But given all that, sometimes the game just wont let me. Sometimes it even anchor just a while later, without warning, and sometimes in the worst case possible.

     
  8. JuanPinoy

    JuanPinoy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2017
    Messages:
    175
    Likes Received:
    166
    I was confused here and I wanted to see where you might have had issues so I wanted to see the Tech itself... although it probably is modified now.

     
  9. ZeroGravitas

    ZeroGravitas Breaker of Games

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2017
    Messages:
    2,619
    Likes Received:
    2,708
    Images are always helpful, video even better, but generally more effort and harder for most players to sort out. Either will give important context, often showing things that have been taken for granted - expected to be uninvolved with the issue.

    Anyway, yeah: anchoring can be a real fiddly nuisance, sometimes seemingly impossible. But check out the following (on a flat area where anchoring looks possible):

    Grab you tech in build build, first, before clicking anchor. It just tends to work far better. It holds the tech level and at a good height off the ground, preventing the jerking up motion (that can drop resources, etc).

    Make sure that, underneath your tech, there aren't any bases of mined out rocks or crystals. They can block anchoring when they shouldn't.

    Wheels can dangle down quite a long way on their suspension travel (without weight compressing them). Make sure you're allowing for this, that the wheels should be fully off the ground when anchored.

    Make sure, also that there are no extendable or moving parts, like solar panels, or turreted guns, that invisibly take up spaces that might be intersecting the ground, when trying to anchor.

     
    Masakari likes this.
  10. Adriano

    Adriano PAYLOAD STUDIOS

    Joined:
    May 16, 2016
    Messages:
    2,535
    Likes Received:
    1,246
    @nikitaign If you post a snapshot of the tech, we can try it out for ourselves in the studio and find out if it's down to the way the tech has been built, or whether it's a bug. It also allows other players the chance to try it out and offer advice on how to resolve the problem, assuming it's an issue with the design of the tech :)

     
    ZeroGravitas likes this.
  11. nikitaign

    nikitaign Well-Known Member
    TT Translator

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2017
    Messages:
    53
    Likes Received:
    65
    If theres no anchor block, then put it in the back

     

    Attached Files:

  12. Adriano

    Adriano PAYLOAD STUDIOS

    Joined:
    May 16, 2016
    Messages:
    2,535
    Likes Received:
    1,246
    Here you go @nikitaign , the anchor you were using was placed too high from the ground, meaning it would not be able to reach the floor and anchor. I replaced it with a GSO One Block and put the anchor underneath that and it now anchors fine. You could also try replacing it with a Geocorp Anchor, since they're larger they can anchor more easily. Remember, on rougher terrain you still might struggle to get it to anchor, given the length of your tech.

     

    Attached Files:

  13. nikitaign

    nikitaign Well-Known Member
    TT Translator

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2017
    Messages:
    53
    Likes Received:
    65
    Thanks! GeoCorp Anchors are better

     
    Adriano likes this.
  14. PETER HIGBIE

    PETER HIGBIE New Member

    Joined:
    Friday
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    just watched this and what you need to do is push build then anchor and it works YA


     
  15. PETER HIGBIE

    PETER HIGBIE New Member

    Joined:
    Friday
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    i have found hit build then the anchor button and most times it will anchor

     
  16. ZeroGravitas

    ZeroGravitas Breaker of Games

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2017
    Messages:
    2,619
    Likes Received:
    2,708
    Hey there. This is good advice and all (and thanks for linking my video, heh), but it's not helpful on a 1 year old bug thread. Better not to dig them up unless you have something to add that's informative for the developement team, about the exact same bug. Cheers.;)

     
  17. ExileFox

    ExileFox Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2015
    Messages:
    137
    Likes Received:
    53
  18. PETER HIGBIE

    PETER HIGBIE New Member

    Joined:
    Friday
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    0
    what you need to do is hit the b on the keyboard then push the anchor button on the screen here is and easy way if you have a mic


     

Share This Page