Unharvestable Animals

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Nockedup
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Unharvestable Animals

Postby Nockedup » August 24th, 2017, 2:33 pm

Another Huntermate Bug Report
Game Mode: MP & SP, Both
Hunter Name: (same)

Description:
For some odd reason the Huntermate won't allow you to harvest some animals that you kill. This has been happening very frequently since the Summer Fiesta update. It has happened to me on the TGT, WI and RFF reserves with Grizzly Bears, Rocky Mountain Elk, Mule Deer, Blacktail Deer & Coyotes. It seems to be random but frequent. It's VERY annoying while your out there trying to compete in the "Summer Fiesta Scoresaver Lottery" competition. It's also annoying to get those letters from Doc for not being able to harvest these animals that are lying there on the ground in front of you.

Steps to Reproduce:
I'd have to say your best chance of reproducing this bug would be to go out to Whitehart Island and kill a few male Blacktail Deer and try to harvest them with your Huntermate.

Additional Information:
Sample video clip recorded on 8/23/17 showing the shot, kill and unsuccessful attempt to harvest the animal with the Huntermate.


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Threwlys
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Re: Unharvestable Animals

Postby Threwlys » July 12th, 2018, 3:36 pm

Very annoying, really. Strange as it seens, another shot to the animal dead in the ground can solve this. The first time it happened to me, i thought that the animal was still alive, then i shoot him again, and then the Huntermate worked. Recently, i'm not having this issue. Maybe the devs have fixed this bug.
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Re: Unharvestable Animals

Postby Commanche » July 28th, 2018, 2:11 am

Unfortunately this happens a lot to me. I've tried every trick under the sun as a workaround i.e. another shot, walking in and out of render, killing another animal and harvest it before returning to the problematic one etc. etc. without any luck. Also affects most animals i.e. bears, rabbits, deer, birds, coyotes. I think red fox and ptarmigan are the only animals I haven't had the issue with. Today in BRR I had the opposite. Shot a feral goat with the long bow. It bled out but didn't die i.e became unharvestable. Shot it once more with the longbow. Nothing. Pulled out the .44 and clobbered it. Nothing. Just lying there, looking at me.

I'm not sure what the devs need in order to replicate the issue. I can post screenshots of all the animals that I failed to harvest but surely they must have come across this problem themselves...if they play the game...
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TheSheWolf
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Re: Unharvestable Animals

Postby TheSheWolf » July 30th, 2018, 1:18 am

Could it be then that the game isn't properly registering them "dead?" If I come across this bug I'll try shooting again.

I did have a doe that bled out on MP (I wasn't host) in TgT, and she just laid there eternally "dying" no matter how many shots I threw into her. It could be related? (This was before the Pointer patch.)
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Re: Unharvestable Animals

Postby MaxVe » August 1st, 2018, 2:03 pm

Hunting gray wolves happened to me many times, even yesterday and the last is today a 85 kg male that i had to leave (my ranking is crying) while other specimens, smaller of course, i have confirmed them...I created a bug report and I'm waiting for news...

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