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Offline zeusalmighty

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Synergy between Minor Factions
« on: June 15, 2018, 12:54:29 PM »
Hey all! This forum has been quiet as the pivot has been coming along so I thought I would draw attention to the wiki since it's been regularly updated with all sorts of new features. Huge shoutout to Badger for adding 3 more minor factions!!! Wow!!
https://wiki.arcengames.com/index.php?title=AI_War_2:_The_Pivot#Version_0.743_Music_Blooms

So in this spirit, I wanted to propose something that I hope can feasibly make the minor factions have dynamic interactions with each other. Here's a couple ideas I had but I'm sure there is tons that could be done in this vein

Synergy of Minor Factions:

To make games more dynamic by allowing certain minor factions have unique interactions.


Marauders/Astro Trains:

Marauders produce special “Bandit” units to conduct train robberies. They are melee range and will ignore everything else if a train is present. They siphon metal from trains in order to generate marauder threat/build expansions. The trains are reduced in metal thus making them to make more trips to complete depot projects.

Nanocaust/Macrophange:

Interactions between certain specialized units of both factions can result in a “hybrid” unit, switching allegiance to the stronger of the two. (So there would be two different hybrids, one a nanocaust version the other a macrophange unit). Hybrids are rarely formed but are super powerful—instead of dying they split into two smaller versions.

(Think of the Hybrid as an organic lifeform augmented with nanomachines)

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Re: Synergy between Minor Factions
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2018, 03:46:11 PM »
Nanocaust/Macrophange:

Interactions between certain specialized units of both factions can result in a “hybrid” unit, switching allegiance to the stronger of the two. (So there would be two different hybrids, one a nanocaust version the other a macrophange unit). Hybrids are rarely formed but are super powerful—instead of dying they split into two smaller versions.

(Think of the Hybrid as an organic lifeform augmented with nanomachines)
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Re: Synergy between Minor Factions
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2018, 03:50:49 PM »
Do you want Borg?

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Offline zeusalmighty

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Re: Synergy between Minor Factions
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2018, 12:21:27 PM »
Wasn't consciously thinking of the Borg but yes, yes I do