Proposals/Obsolete Proposals/Hurt Crashed Aliens
Imagine you are an alien sitting in a UFO which has just been shot by an angry Phalanx vessel. Chances are good that you break a leg, an arm or get a scratched while hitting the ground. :)
This proposal asks for a mechanism that inflicts some damage to the crew of a crashed UFO. It might also be nice to make the amount of damage being done dependent on the duration between the crash and the time the Phalanx troop arrives (longer duration -> less damage). This would make the player go after the UFO quickly and not wait another 12h in order to fight in daylight. It would also make missions with landed UFOs slightly more dangerous than missions with crashed UFOs.
Additionally this mechanism can provide another (fine-grained) knob to configure the difficulty levels.