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Hitting into block being countered by specials. [Merged Threads]

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  • DestroyerDestroyer Posts: 119
    This morning, using a 5* unduped CV vs. RoL WS. Placed incinerate and hitting into his block for some extra damage and WS launches Sp1 after my first medium hit. Where is the transparency and communication on this issue?
  • Fredhorst23Fredhorst23 Posts: 787 ★★★
    Kept using or yesterday and kept getting reamed by specials mid combo every few fights.
  • Fredhorst23Fredhorst23 Posts: 787 ★★★
    Since the bug has been around for months and is only getting worse, with no signs of imminent repair, attge very least there should be rules. If the ai is going to be countering out of their block as part of game mechanics, then that action should have to fall within certain parameters like everything else in game. As it is now, once the AI has at least 1 bar of power, they can use a special at any point while you hit into their block. I'm recommending that if kabam wants to keep this feature in combat, then limit between what number of hits this can occur. Like, between hits 3 and 4 the AI can fire a special or dash out. Or maybe the AI can only fire off sp2 or can only interrupt mixed energy/contact combos.
  • LegionnaireLegionnaire Posts: 46
    Variant 2, Venom vs Symbiote spiderman...sits there with one bar of power, hitting into his block, typically by the second or third block hit he fires his SP1...has happened a few times now.
  • Anakin83Anakin83 Posts: 25
    SteelMan said:

    Kabam, check my post for possible fix for this bug.
    this bug has higher chance to occur in Varient 3

    Obviously, you build sentinel charges on blocks.. kabam does not have interest in giving you an advantage...

    In variant there are happening strange things in AI behaviour..
    like specials or hits that you can't evade because it seems you became a noob.. don't know if AI is so resource intensive for my phone but in variant I'm playing like a noob.
  • DestroyerDestroyer Posts: 119
    I just had this happen yet again in AQ Map 5, Blade vs Hood on Masochism path. hitting into Hood's block to push him to sp1 and he fires off the sp1 the second he gets it while I'm mid combo.

    For four years this was the way the game worked: You could hit into block to push champ to a special, or create space (Medusa in AW for example), or set up for an intercept (which is a sperate issue, but still related to this one it seems), or as part of the intended play style of certain champs like OR, Yondu, Masacre, etc., or to bait a special.

    Kabam, you have stated that this ability the AI has to either throw a special mid combo or hit us with a basic attack mid combo or non evade champs being able to evade out of a combo was always possible. I'm sorry, but it was NEVER possible.

    I have played this game daily since the end of 2015. I, along with others here, have postulated that the AI was changed sometime around the Human Torch update. You have stated that the AI hasn't been changed. Well, something has changed, and it's either a bug, or it was intentional on your part. Please stop ghosting this thread and help us out by explaining to us what exactly is going on here. Thanks.
  • Haji_SaabHaji_Saab Posts: 5,818 ★★★★★
    Still broken. Thing keeps abusing it on us when you have to push him to 15 stacks while he has bar of power.
  • RedTide75RedTide75 Posts: 26
    Still happening... just got special to the face.. I was on 3rd hit of combo after parry. Map 5, Hyperion Miniboss.. vs SS
  • BigbadromoBigbadromo Posts: 25
    So why has this taken more than 6 months to fix? @Kabam Lyra @Kabam Miike

    If this was something that benefited the players it would have been fixed within hours. The first post on this was APRIL 3rd!!!
  • cookiedealercookiedealer Posts: 180
    Haji_Saab said:

    Still broken. Thing keeps abusing it on us when you have to push him to 15 stacks while he has bar of power.

    Hopefully this bug can be fixed by November. Not sure what change allowed the AI to do this
  • Haji_SaabHaji_Saab Posts: 5,818 ★★★★★

    Haji_Saab said:

    Still broken. Thing keeps abusing it on us when you have to push him to 15 stacks while he has bar of power.

    Hopefully this bug can be fixed by November. Not sure what change allowed the AI to do this
    Been happening since Annihilus EQ. The change was to get rid of backdraft intercept from block. This is probably a side-effect. Or vice versa
  • DestroyerDestroyer Posts: 119
    Haji_Saab said:

    Haji_Saab said:

    Still broken. Thing keeps abusing it on us when you have to push him to 15 stacks while he has bar of power.

    Hopefully this bug can be fixed by November. Not sure what change allowed the AI to do this
    Been happening since Annihilus EQ. The change was to get rid of backdraft intercept from block. This is probably a side-effect. Or vice versa
    The thing is that they have stated there was no change. We are all guessing because it's all we can do without any solid communication from the company.
  • KylienteKyliente Posts: 26
    Happened when I fought against Nick Fury. He was able to throw a special in the middle of me hitting into his block.
    Game Mode: Alternate Reality (Epic)
    Fight: Nick Fury (Boss)
    Champ Used: Venom.
  • SparkAlotSparkAlot Posts: 957 ★★★★
    The next Changelog is out, and NO MENTION OF THIS?

    How is this not a top priority? We need to wait NINE MONTHS for a fix?
  • Just as a recap for everyone...
    *Previous reply in this Thread, from Sept 3 (1st pic).
    *October version Changelog (Sept 27) mentioned some improvements (evidently still occurring for ppl).
    *And today Porthos gave a status update (in another thread) saying they are continuing to investigate the issue (2nd pic below)...
    So that’s why upcoming November version probably doesn’t mention any additional improvements for this.



    (2nd one being from another thread today, referring poster back to this main one)
  • StarNavigatorStarNavigator Posts: 36
    PART2. Same Fight

  • StarNavigatorStarNavigator Posts: 36
    I have many similar videos, but who cares)
  • StarNavigatorStarNavigator Posts: 36
    You simply request data in order to request it. After watching the video of one streamer, you made a decision that suit you at that time. After watching hundreds of videos talking about the consequences of this decision, you continue to conduct an investigation. And what to investigate then? Revert the change that led to this behavior if you cannot make other options?
  • LilMaddogHTLilMaddogHT Posts: 759 ★★★
    I submitted this via a new different thread cause I had both the block break and then an L2 animation connection issue vs Thing.

    This video shows that I was hitting into block and Thing dropped his stance to smack me in this AW fight:



    Bug submitted about the Omega L2 animation being interrupted.
    https://forums.playcontestofchampions.com/en/discussion/165675/omega-l2-vs-thing-bug
  • StarNavigatorStarNavigator Posts: 36
    edited October 2019
    Mathematically, if in the current version of the game there are for example 100 characters, then there can be 10000 variations. It turns out that you need to collect statistics of 10000 fights and make 10000 micro-changes.

    We have a long journey ahead of you with joy and wonderful moments.

    Butterfly Effect :)
  • MadcatMadcat Posts: 385 ★★★
    This is still a thing - Map 6, OR vs Doc Oc. L1 to the face between 2nd and 3rd hit.
  • AznkerbzAznkerbz Posts: 113
    Using Sentinel fighting Kang in Variant 3 3.2. Trying to build up charges and got a special in the face. Costed me a few revives. Not looking forward to doing it again 3-4 more times.
  • mgj0630mgj0630 Posts: 369 ★★★
    It's been happening to me a lot as well.

    Most recently was Omega Red vs Thanos in AQ Map 4. Hitting into his block he whacked me with a SP2. Next poor soul, still in the same AQ Map 4, was Sentinel. Hitting into Thanos' block, then blasted by SP1.
  • SnuggSnugg Posts: 1
    I don't know if it's me, but it seems like the CPU parries as if it has auto-block damn near all the time; even champions that don't have the auto-block ability.
  • tafretafre Posts: 539 ★★★★

    BUSTED :)

    This happened to me in aw today against the boss and lost us points in AW, which is “The most competitive form of gameplay” stated by none other than kabam representarives. It frustrates the hell out of me that this has been a bug that went unfixed for 7 months, it is costing players potions and revives and for some maybe some real world cash. This is outrageous and I am so glad I decided not to spend a dime on this game for 2 years, absolutely horrible PR. But hey there is probably some guy who had a lucky xtal opening on the forum, lets comment on that instead of updating the actual issues in the game.
  • hungryhungrybbqhungryhungrybbq Posts: 1,535 ★★★★
    Yeah, I've been away from this thread for a while.. hadn't had it happen in awhile. Happened to me today in a mini fight in war. Lost a bonus. So I went back to grab some footage from Winter soldier. I can't believe this is still going on. It's nuts.
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