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Wednesday, January 27th 2016, 7:08am

Damage from Missile hits on vehicles

I've been noticing that I have been taking damage while inside the heavy jeep if it takes a direct strike to the side. Was this a new effect added in the last patch or have I just never noticed this before? The other night I shot a heavy jeep with a SMAW got a vehicle damage and a kill, the other passenger survived and returned fire with the machine gun.

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Wednesday, January 27th 2016, 10:31am

As far as I know it has always been there. Soldier's body is always there if there is any way to see it (or maybe it is "visible" inside tanks as well?) and it takes damage as soldier would normally do. Explosions just are bit wonky and it's up to oracles inside game engine to decide if you die to a explosion.
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Wednesday, January 27th 2016, 12:06pm

The effect you are speaking of is known as "total bollocks" and randomly effects soldiers inside light vehicles. The worst offenders are guided missiles such as javelins and LAWs which deal seemingly random damage to the occupants of light vehicles. As the only player in all of BF4 to take proper advantage of Jeeps and MRAPS, I am particularly bothered by this particular brand of nonsense. Hopefully DICE will eventually fix this.

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Wednesday, January 27th 2016, 7:27pm

Hey if I can defib a tank and throw a incinedeary to kill some one I don't see why not explosions can damage you.

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