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Offline ptarth

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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #210 on: February 22, 2016, 05:50:44 PM »
You'd also need access to if a boss was killed perfect.
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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #211 on: February 22, 2016, 06:59:31 PM »
Goddammit, I wanted to change it, so you get a bonus when you beat a boss on perfect.

Hm, that might not be a bad idea... maybe drop that one onto Mantis for later?

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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #212 on: February 22, 2016, 07:03:53 PM »
If you're going to do something like that, might want to have it be fully featured

e.g.
Standard exp (10)
Exp if killed without taking damage (+5)
Game difficulty modifier (x1.5)


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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #213 on: February 22, 2016, 09:47:46 PM »
Goddammit, I wanted to change it, so you get a bonus when you beat a boss on perfect.

Hm, that might not be a bad idea... maybe drop that one onto Mantis for later?
I already did weeks ago but I never got an answer, so I wanted it to change myself.
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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #214 on: February 22, 2016, 10:01:24 PM »
Goddammit, I wanted to change it, so you get a bonus when you beat a boss on perfect.

Hm, that might not be a bad idea... maybe drop that one onto Mantis for later?
I already did weeks ago but I never got an answer, so I wanted it to change myself.
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...oh.  Yeah, I'm thinking Chris and Keith just plain dont have enough time to really be going through the Mantis stuff right now, and I dont think that's something that the rest of us could add to the game ourselves (unless maybe Draco could do it?).  But I do kinda think it's a good idea to give the player a useful reward for perfecting something.  That'd be a satisfying mechanic.

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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #215 on: February 27, 2016, 08:22:01 PM »
...oh.  Yeah, I'm thinking Chris and Keith just plain dont have enough time to really be going through the Mantis stuff right now, and I dont think that's something that the rest of us could add to the game ourselves (unless maybe Draco could do it?).  But I do kinda think it's a good idea to give the player a useful reward for perfecting something.  That'd be a satisfying mechanic.

Maybe.  I'd have to look.
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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #216 on: February 28, 2016, 05:33:01 PM »
Should all experience be increased by difficulty? (i.e., regular enemies and xp items?)
Does giving more experience reduce the point of playing on the harder difficulties?
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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #217 on: February 28, 2016, 05:51:20 PM »
Difficulty settings should not affect XP.

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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #218 on: February 28, 2016, 06:23:41 PM »
I would almost say to lower incoming XP as difficulty rises.

I can be unpleasant that way really.

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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #219 on: March 23, 2016, 10:12:18 PM »
I've been off of the forums, but still doing modding things. In secret. Just like this is my own personal secret forum. Anyway, a new question.

Q: Why does the orbital angle of a Ptarthian Orbit change depending on the presence or absence of a system (at least one)? The presence of one or more systems shifts the orbital by 45 degrees it seems.

A: Because someone (i.e., Keith) likes to know that I've descended into gibbering madness.
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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #220 on: March 23, 2016, 10:15:54 PM »
I don't have to deliberately implement such insanity-inducing features, they happen spontaneously. Saves me time and mental energy to devote to other goals.
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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #221 on: March 23, 2016, 10:40:09 PM »
I've been off of the forums, but still doing modding things. In secret. Just like this is my own personal secret forum. Anyway, a new question.

Q: Why does the orbital angle of a Ptarthian Orbit change depending on the presence or absence of a system (at least one)? The presence of one or more systems shifts the orbital by 45 degrees it seems.

A: Because someone (i.e., Keith) likes to know that I've descended into gibbering madness.

If you have a case where the issue is isolated and is easily noticeable, I'll see if I can track down what's up. 

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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #222 on: March 24, 2016, 12:41:45 AM »
https://www.arcengames.com/mantisbt/view.php?id=18785

I not sure how critical it is. I'm just going to give everything a weapon. Who needs framerates higher than 10 anyway?
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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #223 on: March 24, 2016, 01:10:18 AM »
https://www.arcengames.com/mantisbt/view.php?id=18785

I not sure how critical it is. I'm just going to give everything a weapon. Who needs framerates higher than 10 anyway?

I dunno, but if it's something I can run down and improve on, I will.  If not I can at least add what I find to the case.
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Re: XML questions and answers
« Reply #224 on: March 24, 2016, 07:33:23 AM »
Am I dreaming or are there more administrators than regular forum members in there?
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