Func_tanktrain vs Func_tracktrain

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by That's the plan, Jan 8, 2019.

  1. That's the plan

    That's the plan L4: Comfortable Member

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    Whats the difference? Just curious.
     
  2. Da Spud Lord

    aa Da Spud Lord Occasionally I make maps

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    According to the Valve Developer Wiki, func_tanktrain is supposed to be a func_tracktrain with the added capabilities of shooting at the player and being destroyed by taking damage. However, also according to the VDC, func_tanktrain has a bug that makes it impossible to damage or kill the entity. I am also unsure how the shooting mechanic works, as the entity has no related keyvalues, inputs, or outputs for this.
     
  3. henke37

    aa henke37

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    In short, tanktrain is a broken mess that doesn't belong in TF2 and was only included because of sloppiness.