over-Power-ups (suggestions)

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over-Power-ups (suggestions)

Postby Whiteshark » 07 Nov 2015, 21:16

So atm the cloak and especially invulnerability powerups are kinda boring. I know devs have some plans on this, but here are some random ideas from anyone willing to write here.

My own ideas are:

Spawn only one powerup at a time, and show a little alert whenever one is going to spawn. This will make people want to run for them. For bigger maps like Neptune the powerup can last for longer, and in Icebreaker a big question is where the thing is about to spawn. Further, cloak could be warned about when it spawns, and invulnerability would be warned about in advance.
The problem here is if you die and see a powerup is about to spawn, you might just want to stay dead :D
Fix: the powerup lasts until you get until a kill (invul would need a weakness)

Bonus: When you kill an enemy with a powerup, the powerup will transfer to you
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Re: over-Power-ups (suggestions)

Postby MadMax1998 » 09 Nov 2015, 22:12

We had the "powerup transfers to you" thing in the game but it created technical problems, so we got rid of it.

As for the "alert the whole gang on spawn" thing: been playing Destiny, huh? ;)
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Re: over-Power-ups (suggestions)

Postby Whiteshark » 11 Nov 2015, 19:31

Too bad you had to get rid of it. Making the powerup either drop or be transferred would make you want to run less and fight more!
Also no I actually don't have Destiny. :? I'm not sure where I got the idea but it's not that original anyways.
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Re: over-Power-ups (suggestions)

Postby MadMax1998 » 12 Nov 2015, 13:18

I was just saying because Destiny's multiplayer has ammo drops that are announced and it's part and parcel of the gameplay. May have been in other shooters too.
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Re: over-Power-ups (suggestions)

Postby DuderSeb » 18 Nov 2015, 02:19

A quick bot that you gotta shot down for the drop, Contra style.
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Re: over-Power-ups (suggestions)

Postby MadMax1998 » 18 Nov 2015, 14:14

Hmm I like that!
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