Bug #15396

ACE Tow Ropes exploits

Added by tyrspawn over 6 years ago. Updated over 6 years ago.

Status:Closed Start date:11/26/2010
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:rocko % Done:


Target version:1.7
Component:sys_towing Affected Version:
Close Reason:


ACE Tow Ropes need some SERIOUS work, reference this video:


Basically, since the script doesn't model weight of what is being towed, its possible to create super tanks. Additionally, if you are in a vehicle position while the tow starts you can man the towed vehicle.

Aside from that, it's essentially useless because it doesn't work for the most important facet: flipped vehicles. If a vehicle is flipped, you can't tow it.

You can do hilarious things like use the towed vehicle as a battering ram, including going backwards, and as a baseball bat, killing waves of enemies.

Accordingly I think it should be removed until its seriously overhauled and play tested.

Related issues

related to A.C.E. for OA - Bug #14625: Towing bug Closed 10/24/2010

Associated revisions

Revision 0fcaff1f
Added by Sickboy over 6 years ago

~ FIXED: Able to tow/pull vehicles with crew already in them. refs #15396


Updated by Sickboy over 6 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Duplicate
  • Assignee set to rocko

Already tickets about, and already handled for today's update.

Updated by tyrspawn over 6 years ago

Even with the floating strykers? And possibly other vehicles?

Updated by Sickboy over 6 years ago

  • Category set to Complex
  • Status changed from Duplicate to In progress
  • Target version set to 1.7
  • % Done changed from 0 to 70
  • Component set to sys_towing
Seems I was wrong on the other tickets for everything you mentioned (only found the floating one).
  • Towing vehicles with crew already in them
  • Towing not working for some vehicles
  • Towing bigger/heavier vehicles
  • Floating vehicles
In progress:
  • Speed limitation, warning on over-speed, and consequences of it

Updated by rocko over 6 years ago

  • Status changed from In progress to Resolved
  • % Done changed from 70 to 100

Updated by Sickboy over 6 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed

Should be available in the about to be released update.

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