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Offline Mánagarmr

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Tier based unlocks possible to miss?
« on: April 26, 2012, 03:13:07 AM »
I was thinking yesterday when I was researching materials needed for Miasma Whip 2. It needs Iron Ore (easy, just go to caves lvl 2 in an Abandoned town) and Cherries. Now, Cherries are unlocked by killing all enemies on a surface chunk of a certain time "while Overlord forces are at Tier 2". See the bolded part? If it really works that way, it's quite easy to screw yourself out of cherries and blocking everything that requires them, unless it's "T2 and above" in the code.

I'm not at home to test right now, but how does it work? If you don't unlock them at T2, are you screwed then? If so, that should probably change, unless you want people to spend their life reading the crafting grimoire like the Bible to make sure they didn't miss an unlock.
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Re: Tier based unlocks possible to miss?
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2012, 03:26:43 AM »
Don't worry, you can't miss those. It fires if you kill'em at tier three, four or five too. Same for finding stashes.

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Re: Tier based unlocks possible to miss?
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2012, 03:35:52 AM »
Don't worry, you can't miss those. It fires if you kill'em at tier three, four or five too. Same for finding stashes.
Oh good. The unlock text specifically says "AT", which is why I was getting worried. But I didn't want to make it a Mantis issue unless I was sure how it worked.
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Re: Tier based unlocks possible to miss?
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2012, 04:33:52 AM »
Oh good. The unlock text specifically says "AT", which is why I was getting worried. But I didn't want to make it a Mantis issue unless I was sure how it worked.
Might benefit from better wording then?

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Re: Tier based unlocks possible to miss?
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2012, 10:22:03 AM »
Oh good. The unlock text specifically says "AT", which is why I was getting worried. But I didn't want to make it a Mantis issue unless I was sure how it worked.
Might benefit from better wording then?

I went to fix this, but don't see it.  All I see is "at least."  Am I crazy?
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Re: Tier based unlocks possible to miss?
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2012, 10:23:28 AM »
I went to fix this, but don't see it.  All I see is "at least."  Am I crazy?
No. Far more likely is that I'm either blind, senile or crazy. Most likely all three.
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Re: Tier based unlocks possible to miss?
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2012, 10:24:06 AM »
I went to fix this, but don't see it.  All I see is "at least."  Am I crazy?
No. Far more like is that I'm either blind, senile or crazy. Most likely all three.

I was just looking in the code, not in-game, so if you're seeing it in-game then let me know and I'll have another look.
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Re: Tier based unlocks possible to miss?
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2012, 10:24:36 AM »
I stop working in about 5 minutes, so I'll have it checked and reported within roughly half an hour.
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Re: Tier based unlocks possible to miss?
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2012, 11:01:41 AM »
Clearly, I'm delusional. Or I was really drunk last night (15cl of Jägermeister doesn't really make me drunk though), but reading the text today, it says "At least". So yeah, false alarm. I'll be in the Corner of Shame™ if you need me.
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