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KZ

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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #645 on: September 07, 2010, 06:36:05 PM »

I totally agree, I just simply couldn't come up with a better name!
Can yee good folks suggest a better name for the attack?
What we have so far:

Luca
-"Energy Drain"
-range: 1
-PsP cost: 6
-enemy health reduction formula (psy attack+ attack level/2 )
-effects: reduce max enemy health

Learnable at circa level 12 Psy Attack.
Explanation: "Luca figures out how to drain/dissipate energy from her victims, making them physically weaker." Not unlike Zem the Reaper's attack. More subtle, hence requires more skill.  


(Great, we have 4 "yay" so far!)
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #646 on: September 07, 2010, 06:39:21 PM »

What about "Soul Drain"?
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #647 on: September 07, 2010, 06:42:25 PM »

I thought about that- but then we are not draining the soul here- soul drain is a synonym for soul suck really. I guess we're looking for synonyms of words like "vitality" and "sap/drain/suck" or "decrease", a continuous process, which does not terminate- that would be the best, methinks.
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #648 on: September 07, 2010, 06:45:25 PM »

Ooh,ooh
Psy bridge, Set

Allows a charachter to walk over objects, essentially flying set has learned how to create a barrier horisontally so that orhers can walk on it.

Allows one charachter to walk over objects for one turn.
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #649 on: September 07, 2010, 06:45:52 PM »

Stamina Steal?

I vote nay for Psi Bridge.
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #650 on: September 07, 2010, 06:45:59 PM »

Or "Draw Life" or "Life Suck"... "Life pull", "Vivacity Drain"?

Sounds too much like Facebook.
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #651 on: September 07, 2010, 06:48:51 PM »

Psy bridge may be too complicated to code, but the idea is interesting.

So, Duckling, is that a "yay" for the idea?

Hehe, "vivacity drain" equated to facebook, interesting!

PS
"fatigue"?
"stamina exhaust/deplete/diminish"?
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #652 on: September 07, 2010, 06:50:33 PM »

Haha. Maybe we should go with that. :)
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #653 on: September 07, 2010, 06:51:18 PM »

That's a yay. Bosses shouldn't generally have attacks that can't be at least mimicked at a smaller scale by players in Telepath.

What? "Facebook"? Maybe not.
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #654 on: September 07, 2010, 06:53:33 PM »

I like Stamina Steal and Vivacity Drain. But which one to vote for. Hmm.
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #655 on: September 07, 2010, 06:54:03 PM »

Yes please call it facebook, not forever just maybe in the beta.
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #656 on: September 07, 2010, 06:57:50 PM »

How about "spirit leech" or "spirit drain"?

(I doubt that Craig would do that. w.r.t. facebook)
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #657 on: September 07, 2010, 07:09:06 PM »

I can't say I fully agree with that name. While it is shorter, and more in keeping with the Telepath naming style, it also doesn't (in my opinion) capture the meaning well. I associate Spirits with Souls, and Soul suck with Psy.
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #658 on: September 07, 2010, 07:25:11 PM »

Mental Fatuige. Mental fatigue leads to a lapse in defense due to lack of concentration. Name idea. Like? Or dislike?
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Re: New attacks for teammates
« Reply #659 on: September 07, 2010, 07:44:12 PM »

Psy drain maybe? Too bad drain is already used. Edit: I didn't realize it drain max health, not psy points, so I vote nay.
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