Side-mounted weapons always vulnerable to damage.

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Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:43 pm

Not sure if this is a bug, but installed auxiliary (side-mounted) weapons can be damaged even if the ship has shields on, and shields absorb all damage.
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Sun Oct 27, 2013 5:29 am

Fixed in the next RC. Thanks!

By default, any overlay that absorbs damage (e.g., Domina sustain) is treated as outside the shields and any overlay that does not is considered inside the shields. There is an attribute on an overlay type to override this:

shieldOverlay="true" means the overlay is outside the shields.

NOTE: This fix also affects pteravores. They used to be outside the shields but are now inside.

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Mon Oct 28, 2013 8:15 pm

NOTE: This fix also affects pteravores. They used to be outside the shields but are now inside.
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