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Discussion The Little Things 5: A New Jive

Discussion in 'Suggestions & Feedback' started by Spookerton, Jul 10, 2018.

  1. Spookerton

    Spookerton Head Administrator Head Administrator Senior Administrator Game Administrator IPC Species Maintainer Donator

    The Little Things 4 is archived because it's 3 years old and 57 pages long. Goodnight sweet scream jar; go softly into page 2.

    This is a thread for all those ideas for minor changes you lot may have but don't think warrant a new thread.
    If it takes you more than a paragraph to explain the idea it probably doesn't belong in here.
     
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  2. Ozwell

    Ozwell Sol Gov Pilot

    I'll start us off fresh: toilet mechanics.
     
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  3. warbluke

    warbluke Petty Officer First Class

    I dunno, something more persistent in-between round maybe? Like once a week there's a special round devoted to an overarching story or mission. Or not, that's fine too.
     
  4. Fysh

    Fysh Research Director

    Oh boy. This is not a small suggestion at all :p I've been wanting "cannon" rounds for a while, a normal round but will be cannon for ever. Ala
     
  5. Blue_Bit

    Blue_Bit Petty Officer First Class

    Yeah, like a lore round would be neato. Something happens lore-wise and it effects the Torch somehow, giving us an event.
     
  6. ThatOneGuy

    ThatOneGuy Retired Staff

    There’s been times that happened it’s just a lot of work to do every week but there’s definitely story arc ideas being worked on
     
  7. Sweedle

    Sweedle Game Moderator

    More ribbons, coupled with a way of doing multiple types of the same loadout items. The former seems really simple and a great way to flesh out uniformed characters. I imagine the latter would be a little tougher to do, but I've heard it talked about several times.
     
  8. Blue_Bit

    Blue_Bit Petty Officer First Class

    It would be neat to have a "jump" verb that lets you skip over one tile, would be useful for getting over holes and such. Could be tied to the "athletics" skill.
     
  9. ThatOneGuy

    ThatOneGuy Retired Staff

    What about a climb verb so you could go between z levels through the holes huh
     
  10. LorenLuke

    LorenLuke Commanding Officer

    You can do that already.
     
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  11. ThatOneGuy

    ThatOneGuy Retired Staff

    tbh I should’ve probably paid more attention and noticed that
     
  12. F-Tang Steve

    F-Tang Steve Developer Serpentid Species Maintainer

    Yeah you just need a chair or something
     
  13. Fysh

    Fysh Research Director

    Make it so clicking a liquid container with food transfer 1u of the liquid to the food, and broadcasts a message too. I want to dunk cookies in milk and donuts in coffee already!
     
  14. Toybasher

    Toybasher Research Director

    Could have sword there was something like that in the game already, not for cookies in milk but stuff like splashing poison onto a cupcake, etc.
     
  15. Chinsky

    Chinsky Developer

    That's a thing but only for cigs
     
  16. Kelenius

    Kelenius Executive Officer

    And you'll need to define it on a per-food basis, or you'll get people dipping soups into glasses.
     
  17. F-Tang Steve

    F-Tang Steve Developer Serpentid Species Maintainer

    Add an absorbent flag to reagent containers that lets them soak up reagents. Useful for the bar rag too.
     
  18. Privateer

    Privateer Research Director

    I'll do you one better. A BUNCH of awards, and a way to select your salad bar in your record, so as to finely tune your characters government service background.

    Right up there with adding political party affiliation around 'faction' and 'homeworld'.
     
  19. Chinsky

    Chinsky Developer

    Make a list of proposed ones, adding them is piss easy codewise, just need to generate the word salad.
     
  20. tlc2013

    tlc2013 Senior Enlisted Advisor

    In light (ha) of Dionaea being given glowing eyes, I feel I should request this one again;

    Glowing synthetic eyes - that is, the prosthetics - and IPC monitors. The latter could even have an option to give off actual light, if desired; it'd make sense, and it's how Aurora does it.

    I also apparently hadn't watched this thread yet, so this post accomplishes that too.
     
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