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Post by Xan » Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:35 pm

Hahahaha, I like that, it's evil. :twisted:

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Post by Perrinoia » Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:40 pm

Xan wrote:Hahahaha, I like that, it's evil. :twisted:


yeah, and i just thought of something, 2 ways you could recover from this idea.

#1, someone kills your body.
#2, someone pitch forks your body to within range of where your mind is obzerving.

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Post by Xan » Sat Mar 24, 2007 7:41 pm

Could also make an excuse way for the body to self destruct and destroy everything in a large radius. Perhaps if another OS is directed close enough?

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Post by Perrinoia » Sat Mar 24, 2007 8:33 pm

or... maybe someone else shoots an os near you, and you take control of their body instead... hehehe.

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Post by King Bear » Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:10 pm

I like both of your ideas though Plas's seems a little more Annihilation-ish then yours perr, though it still is a good idea it would totally turn me off from using the OS launcher in the whole.

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Post by Perrinoia » Mon Mar 26, 2007 1:55 pm

it wouldn't turn me off. i would still use it, just not as much.

one thing i think plas has a hard time with, is balancing issues without totally nurfing them.

like the railgun, for instance, it used to be the "Ultimate Sniper Weapon" as described by %item.weaponHelp

but everyone complained that it was too powerful, so he had to weaken it. i posted several different suggestions, and he implemented every single one of them reducing the railgun to an pee sling-shot.

now everyone is complaining that the OS is annoying, phase disrupter is too powerful, pitch fork D is lame... what ever...

i'm afraid that in attempting to accommodate all the whiners, he'll forget about all the people who are happy with it. and i for one love the OS.

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Post by Xan » Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:12 pm

The annoying thing is, I doubt that it would be possible to stop everyone complaining. Doesn't matter what changes are made, people are still going to complain. :?

Personally, I'd stick to keeping the vets happy. Newbies annoy me. A lot.

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Post by Perrinoia » Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:28 pm

umm... some of the people vaness about railgun were vets though...

basically, there were 2 types of players back in the day. snipers, and heavies.

in 1.31, it seemed like everyone was builder, then railgun was nurfed and sniper rifle was uberfied. and now everyone is chameleon.

personally, i'd rather fight a builder than a chameleon.

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Post by Xan » Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:32 pm

You have a point. Still, complaining is complaining. :x

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Post by Perrinoia » Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:39 pm

thats why i prefer suggesting.

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Post by Xan » Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:46 pm

And it suits you, Suggestion Bot 5000. 8)

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Post by Plasmatic » Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:52 pm

You're right Perr. Heavy Pbeam/ phase users, and sniping builders. With 8 armors, 30 deployables, 14 packs, 3 dropships, 3 probes, 13 deployable turrets, etc.. it's hard to balance. The most common feedback I get is whining :roll: There is a handfull of people that give good suggestions though, and I do appreciate it.

I may use the stat tracker to help with balancing issues.

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Post by Xan » Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:56 pm

I'd like to help with suggestions, but I haven't played Annihilation in a very long time..

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Post by Treshnell » Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:18 pm

Perrinoia wrote:and now everyone is chameleon.


Cham ftw! There are phases, maybe it has to do with balance updates, where for a while everyone uses one armor. For a while it was builder, troll was massive popular for a while, now it's titan. I don't know where Chameleon fits in there. I've always played Cham or Angel.

That sounds like a good plan, Plas. Maybe you could have server owners who run an unedited edition of the mod submit their stat logs so we can get some more data.

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Post by Perrinoia » Mon Mar 26, 2007 9:27 pm

kingtomato.org made a mem.dll that connects to a mysql database...

you could add something like that to annihilation mod so that all the servers running your mod share the same smurf/alias checker and stats trackers.

maybe you could incorporate the stats into the forum profiles some how too...

this way those stats will always be at your finger tips.

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Post by King Bear » Sat Apr 07, 2007 6:15 pm

I'm a cham, but I've always been... I've used Titan armor like 6 times in my Annihilation Term. Though I dislike the Angel armor I believe it's an amazingly different armor that really fits the game, along with the necro. I had no problem with Annihilation <!> style until they recently updated. I don't like the sniper rifle any more. I think the laser rifle should be implemented in future versions because I wuv its :D

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Post by Kigen » Sat Apr 07, 2007 9:15 pm

The Bud servers run the old Anni 2.3 <!> edit. [BrothersUntilDeath]

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Post by Perrinoia » Sun Apr 08, 2007 12:43 am

does anyone have a copy of the old AU version? with the rapid fire sniper weapon, that lost accuracy the faster you shot?

that weapon was sick.

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Post by Plasmatic » Sun Apr 08, 2007 6:00 am

The assault rifle, yes.

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Post by Perrinoia » Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:37 pm

any chance we could see that in the next release?

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