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Spanish Gold - 1/9/2008 11:38:53 AM   
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I've seen the game give me a modifier of -11 on the Spanish Gold convoy. According to the manual, there's a possible modifier of -2 if at war with UK (which was NOT the case) -- so how is this possible?
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Figured it out -- bug involving EM/$ - 1/9/2008 11:55:47 AM   
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The -11 to the Spanish Gold roll started exactly when I started doing EM -- specifically, the +1 PP for -11 $.  The program must then be applying the -11 ALSO to the convoy roll, which means automatic capture (because it's impossible to roll higher than 2 with a -11 mod).  Bug.

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RE: Figured it out -- bug involving EM/$ - 1/9/2008 12:05:47 PM   
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Confirmed.  Just ran a test in which I did EM the other way -- -2 PP for $9.  Roll of 8, mod=+9, roll = 17 -- resulting in zero gold, probably running off the array into some zero bytes.  Was curious to see whether it'd give me a segmentation fault or a freaky not-on-table number. 

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RE: Figured it out -- bug involving EM/$ - 1/9/2008 3:06:57 PM   
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This is a bug that we fixed in the 1.01 patch.



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