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wideningxgyrewideningxgyre Member Posts: 438 Arc User
For the past few days, has anyone else noticed that their ship's weapons and consoles are randomly unequipping?

There doesn't really seem to be a pattern for when it occurs or with what piece of equipment.

So far, they've all just been put back into my inventory.

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  • azrael605azrael605 Member Posts: 8,988 Arc User
    Hasn't happened to me.
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  • jameswilliejameswillie Member Posts: 61 Arc User
    It's been happening to me the past week or so but not with consoles or weapons but to devices. It seems if I add to the device slot, such as if I have shield batteries in one slot and add a couple more to them, and then I change instances all the shield batteries will be removed and placed into my inventory. At least when I click the loadout button everything returns to the way it should be, but its one more thing to have to be looking out for every time you change screens.
  • darkbladejkdarkbladejk Member Posts: 1,523 Community Moderator
    By the time this is posted I will have moved this to the appropriate bug reporting forum as we don't allow bug reports in general discussion. Reason being it prevents the devs from seeing it as easily, responding to it, and fixing it in a timely manor. With that said I've seen several reports of it myself. Is there any particular time you seem to notice it or anything at all like that?
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  • protoneousprotoneous Member Posts: 921 Arc User
    One thing I have noticed on quite a few characters over the past week or two is space consumables unequipped themselves on a regular and frequent basis. The ship's load out is reporting unsaved changes. For me this is reactive armor catalysts and aux batteries specifically. I'm entering space queues from the ground (usually DS9) and have beamed up to re-save existing loadouts, but this doesn't seem to fix the behavior which has also been mentioned by others.
  • meimeitoomeimeitoo Member Posts: 11,393 Arc User
    Does happen only rarely.

    Far more frequent is it, that a set 'clicky' becomes unslotted when switching ships/loadouts. Likely because the system is too impatient, and immediately unslots it when it doesn't see all 3 parts of a space/consolee set (instead of waiting like a second or so).
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  • ussvaliant#6064 ussvaliant Member Posts: 718 Arc User
    edited March 2018
    I'm def experiencing on my ships, batteries being unequipped and moved back to my inventory. This happens every single time I either add a stack of batteries to an empty device slot or if I add batteries to an existing stack to top them up. It doesn't matter if I just add 1 or drop 20 into that device slot, the new stack will be removed and back to the inventory on map transfers,
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  • wideningxgyrewideningxgyre Member Posts: 438 Arc User
    Actually, I really didn't intend this to be a bug report.

    I was simply curious whether other folks were experiencing the same thing to decide whether it was a game bug or related specifically to me.
  • admiralnatadmiralnat Member Posts: 22,430 Arc User
    The bug has been happening for me with devices, including both those Energy Booster Batteries from R&D, and also Heavy Antiproton Satellite Turrets as well. Hasn't effected my Red Matter Capacitor (although I haven't moved it around at all lately) nor weapons, but did unslot one console once.
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  • tigerariestigeraries Member Posts: 2,816 Arc User
    ive had consoles, devices and weapons (not all at once) unequip on me on map changes. also I keep getting my hotbar filled with things I did not slot... like subsystem target for sci ships or cruiser commands.
  • kaggert27kaggert27 Member Posts: 92 Arc User
    edited March 2018
    It's been happening since one of the previous patches, and like happens with Traits sometimes, it's literally one of those "Ghost In The Machine" bugs that pops up from time to time from some patching. Seems more prevalent when loading up new ship, or adding something or switching between ones.
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  • salvation4salvation4 Member Posts: 1,011 Arc User
    I've had weapons go for a walk to my inventory and stay there till I put them back quite regularly..Strangely enough its been my fore weapons and I havent touched my weapon positions in ages..
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  • tfomegatfomega Member Posts: 812 Arc User
    edited March 2018
    This happens during map transfers. have not had anything other than consumables be removed from a slot. It was not the recent patch, but the patch prior where I started noticing it.

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  • conradhauserconradhauser Member Posts: 81 Arc User
    tfomega wrote: »
    This happens during map transfers. have not had anything other than consumables be removed from a slot. It was not the recent patch, but the patch prior where I started noticing it.

    I have this too. It is quite annoying when you get into combat & realize you are missing something.
  • alcyoneserenealcyoneserene Member Posts: 1,805 Arc User
    yes has happened and still does on occasion
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  • rezkingrezking Member Posts: 1,100 Arc User
    I have this problem as well.
    Mostly batteries, less often consoles and fore weapons.
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  • frtoasterfrtoaster Member Posts: 3,195 Arc User
    I'm definitely noticing a problem with batteries lately as well. It happens whenever I move from a ground map to a space map, or vice versa, after dragging batteries from my inventory onto a non-full stack of batteries in a device slot. To reproduce the issue, refill a stack of batteries on your ship and then switch maps. It seems we're seeing the ghost of the "loadout bug" from Season 8.5.
  • jtoney3448jtoney3448 Member Posts: 608 Arc User
    Ive had this happen quite a few times, happens on map transfer. Piece of gear effected is random for me at least no pattern i could see. Happens to devices, weapons, basicly any gear that goes on a ship. Have not had it effect my ground gear at all, so I assume this has something to do with the loadout system. Wish i could give more info but this is a pretty random bug for me.
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