Why exactly cant Sombra trans out of traps?

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Scientifically it doesnt make sense. Gameplay either really.
The excruciating pain
Really a baseline beartrap in this modern era just wouldn't do Junkrat any good.

That's why it's an EM field emitting bear trap, to take away your mobility and your toys.
Game balance. Too many characters teleport and make Junkrat feel real bad. Traps block mobility, if it doesn’t block teleport against reason then we are playing a game about fictional logic vs a game that feels balanced to play.
Why can't Tracer recall or blink out? Why can't Moira or Reaper fade/wraith out?
Logically she should be able to translocate with it on her foot, just like she does with her clothes.. that would be kinda op though
The title is so confusing, tbh. Internet, what have you done to me?!
02/14/2018 01:49 PMPosted by Deadwing
Scientifically it doesnt make sense. Gameplay either really.


Scientifically it doesn't make sense for teleportation to exist in the first place >.<
02/14/2018 02:10 PMPosted by par1ty
Scientifically it doesn't make sense for teleportation to exist in the first place >.<


Theoretically that is untrue
02/14/2018 01:53 PMPosted by RoboCombat
Why can't Tracer recall or blink out? Why can't Moira or Reaper fade/wraith out?

tracer can't blink out because that's not a teleport, it's a time/relativity thing.
Still, it’s just balance logic, not sci-if logic. Most of us realize it doesn’t make sense. That being said, if trap doesn’t trap the safest mobile ability, then the ability becomes less valuable. Balance>Logic except when the two do not tip the scales too harshly.

If we wanna talk about Logic:
A hook should not have to recharge like Roadhog’s.
A sleep dart should not recharge, Ana should just have a set amount.
Jump pack should just have a set amount of fuel.
Junkrat should only have a max of 2 traps and two mines and two clips of ammo(because that stuff is big and heavy).
How does Genji manufacture more shuriken in his arm?
How does Tracer’s Chronal Accelerator “know” when she wants to use it...? I mean her hands are full so she isn’t pressing anything...
Why does Widow’s grappling hook need to recharge? How does she produce venom mines out of nowhere?
How can Sombra hack anything that isn’t electronic and how does she hack electronic things without some sort of interface? Winston’s gun isn’t exactly a computer. And why would EMP not permanently damage all electronics including her own?
How does Genji rocket through the air with no propulsion system or jump while already airborn?
How can Hanzo’s Sonic arrow show you movement without an accompanying radar attached to a visor? Ultrasound doesn’t work that way.
How is Soldier the only person capable of running?
It will cut off her legs.
"'Jamison !@#$es, Minister of Engineering!' Has a nice ring to it."

Perhaps he's just delusional but, some of the things about him suggest he might be quite intelligent under all the crazy.

He's being hunted by governments, mercenaries, and even criminals yet he is still free. I'm sure Roadhog's a great bodyguard but, with that many threats I'd assume Junkrat is dealing with some of it himself. As we are in the future, many of the threats are likely technological. Junkrat's trap looks mundane but, that might not be the case at all.

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