questions about what we can do and cannot do in em8er

Discussion in 'General Ember Discussion' started by luigisnipes, Jun 27, 2017.

should we swim or nah?

Poll closed Jul 12, 2017.
  1. yeah sure, I am a swimmer after all

    33.3%
  2. nah man we aint got time for that, i cant swim

    61.1%
  3. Only in a specific erea, yes

    5.6%
  1. Wraithbane

    Wraithbane Member

    Water is death yo! Many a time I misjudged and ended up dead. That water was more dangerous than the Chosen. ^^
     
  2. AdmiralStryker

    AdmiralStryker Active Member

    No to water as a terrain feature or no to swimming?
     
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  3. Sik San

    Sik San Active Member

    Both, I assume.
     
  4. Pandagnome

    Pandagnome Well-Known Member

    i still could of seen a submarine or some strange underwater or under lava civilization would be interesting to see the effects of prolonged lava exposure would cook many things even my tofu.
     
  5. 0V3RKILL

    0V3RKILL Member

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    my favorite map was actually devils tusk so I'm good with lava. Still water made Copa Cabana unforgettable for my family. we lost it when we saw that place for the first time.
     
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  6. spiralofhope

    spiralofhope Member

    Water: The most dangerous element.
     
  7. luigisnipes

    luigisnipes Emberite

    I mean a small pond of water. Pool like water a big puddle but we need to cross it. And instead of getting dmg we can stand/ swim the darn thing. XD
     
  8. Torgue_Joey

    Torgue_Joey Emberite -Death Reaper

    FOR WHAT YOU GOT THOSE DAMN WINGS AND JETPACK?
    USE IT.
     
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  9. Despair

    Despair Death Reaper - Frame Founder

    Like an Epic Metal bird
     
  10. Torgue_Joey

    Torgue_Joey Emberite -Death Reaper

    *flys with a smile like the wind of freedom*
    *see a pray and dives down*

    RAAATATATATATATATA
    *flys back up with a smile into the freedom*
     
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  11. Nalessa

    Nalessa Member

    Would be cool that we start out with just building bases on land, and if the game has grown enough and is succesful enough, have a Xcom:Terror from the deep style patch which allows for a special underwater Mek, bases built on platforms on the ocean and with new kraken and c'thulu style kaiju to fight and such!
     
  12. luigisnipes

    luigisnipes Emberite

    Some birds like to swim hehehehehe
     
  13. Despair

    Despair Death Reaper - Frame Founder

    Some bird eats stones to digest better...I believe Torgue does the same
     
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  14. Arca9

    Arca9 New Member

    I don't need a swimming animation or anything fancy. I just want the option to go deep into water to look and roam around without being damaged.

    You could cut my movement speed because fluid dynamics but please, don't make the water damage me.
     
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  15. spiralofhope

    spiralofhope Member

    FYI, reading the PDF, liquid won't even be available in the first terraforming stage. Perhaps afterward though.
     
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  16. luigisnipes

    luigisnipes Emberite

    I only posted this for a good chat lol and about a small not so important iddea so dont go crazy lol
     
  17. Silv3r Shadow

    Silv3r Shadow Gatestrider Max Kahuna

    Guess this is where the open and enclosed visual option on the mek can be used as well
     
  18. SomeUnregPunk

    SomeUnregPunk Emberite

    I donated too low to get the visual book so I may be talking about of my ass....

    but since we are terraforming worlds and the 1st world setting is ice which slowly moves to the last of a lush world. I guess it would make sense to have mining/THMPR events underwater when that portion of the world unlocks.

    It could make it interesting to see a whole list of craftable frames, modules, weapons, THMPR for efficient underwater events rather than using the normal omiframe. They could even do it exactly like what Aca9 has said. Let the normal omniframes be able to traverse into water but at movement cost. Which means they could mine underwater but it would be very difficult to mine for the rare stuff.
     
  19. EvilKitten

    EvilKitten Gatestrider

    Yet again I feel the need to reiterate...Grummz has stated that he does't intend to have an large bodies of H20 anywhere in Em-8er. I am just guessing but any forest/jungle type terrain that gets created will probably have water drippers and such to regulate enough water to keep things hydrated without creating a lot of runoff. Water Condensers would pull water out of the air which would prevent H20 precipitation. I also suspect that environments which would normally require a lot of water here on earth are going to be critically rare.
     
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