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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 12
07-30-2011, 01:48 PM
Originally Posted by KBFLordKrueg View Post
When you look at the big map (the M key) there is usually, not always, but usually a trail of sorts you can see.
If you follow it, it'll lead you to all the devices. And every once in a while the tricorder will lead you to them, but only sometimes.
This! It works for both KDF and Fed ground missions where you've got a number of objectives to complete (scanning, clicking, killing, etc.)

I've never seen my tricorder point me at a destructable object like the borg machines in those missions. I always chalked it up to their being NPCs or some weird object that turns into an NPC when you get to a certain range. It reminds me of the space missions that have you blowing up derelict ships; they are non-targetable objects until you get to about 6km and then they suddenly are targetable and you can kill them.

Non-ship/captain objects in this game are weird. And the tricorders should really work better.