Ritter, nice question actually many nodes where spent there.
I reply but I want your extended reply too!
The particular cases are fixed after real world testing (career matches), otherwise I computed and observed through experience that:
- if there is an enemy long range with low shield, better to keep shooting with mg and sniper that have long times for aiming and shooting. Unless dangerous enemies are attacking/coming from medium range (see filters).
- shotgun and assaults are normally faster to switch targets, but still it is not bad to keep shooting. So normally if an enemy enters medium range they switch the target unless the enemy in medium range is half dead.
- In general, if one has a pushy behavior, even if the enemy does not take damage but is pushed away (the enemy bot retreats) it is a good result. Damage is not always the only good result. Moreover, aside from the sniper, bots pushed in long range are way less hurting.
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