Well, I said that because there were shilds that functioned as side shilds in WC3 and WC4, but none in WCP&SO (and no matter what anyone say, that's 2 shilds less). And I had a translated manual about how to play the game, none of the fic (I really hate when they translate the manual, they're only do that to get more money for the game
A poorly phrased statement, perhaps. I simply meant that side shields did not have separate ratings. And strictly speaking, they didn't exist - it's just that the fore and aft shields also protect the flanks.
The designs have been somewhat simplified, becuase the number of independent sheild generators is halved, it may be easier to damage the sheild generators faster once the sheilds are down, but they are less likely to do so it seems becuase the power is used more efficiently with the two rather than four.
Also yuo can never destroy the generators totally until you deystroy the fighter.