Author Topic: Quick question on nebula.  (Read 541 times)

Offline Professor Paul1290

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Quick question on nebula.
« on: April 15, 2013, 08:53:46 PM »
Are nebula present in-game whether there are champions present or not?

If not, if a game is started with no champions then either a normal + champion or champion player is added will there be nebula?

I haven't played many games without at least one champion since the Ancient Shadows expansion so I'm completely unsure.

Offline LaughingThesaurus

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Re: Quick question on nebula.
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2013, 08:54:59 PM »
I believe if there are no champions on game start, there will be no nebulas seeded at all for that entire game even if a champion were added later on.

Offline LordSloth

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Re: Quick question on nebula.
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2013, 09:15:08 PM »
I'm fairly confident that nebulas seed even if there are no champions at gamestart. I believe I've done this in the past, and you'll even notice the random tachyon guardians in the relevant location. I'll check and be back in a few minutes.

Yep, as soon as I add a second (disabled) champion player or switch myself to normal+champion, the nebulas appear. I believe this is because they exist even if you don't see them. There even used to be mysterious wormhole guard posts in the middle of nowhere.
« Last Edit: April 15, 2013, 09:17:38 PM by LordSloth »

Offline Bognor

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Re: Quick question on nebula.
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2013, 09:22:40 PM »
I remember enabling a Champion a while back, and nebulae didn't suddenly appear.  I guess it was because I'd started that game without Ancient Shadows, then enabled that to enable a champion.  It seems nebulae are seeded iff Ancient Shadows is enabled when the game starts, regardless of Champions.
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Offline keith.lamothe

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Re: Quick question on nebula.
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2013, 09:32:40 PM »
If Ancient Shadows is enabled in the lobby, then the nebula are always seeded regardless of champions, specifically because of the adding-champs-midway thing :)

They just don't show up if you don't have champs.
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