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Re: MEDBAY LAYOUT CHANGE: VOTE OR DIE EDITION

Both are bad but since we seem to have no choice otherwise I would suggest option 2 as chem has far more reason to have a public face than genetics.. The layout of genetics in both is straight out terrible however.
by soulgamer
Sun Mar 15, 2015 1:38 am
 
Forum: Coding
Topic: MEDBAY LAYOUT CHANGE: VOTE OR DIE EDITION
Replies: 124
Views: 17186

Re: Changeling Headcrabs

I like it. It makes lings more dangerous to take on in small groups. This also gives another reason for people to use surgery which is never used anymore.
by soulgamer
Fri Mar 13, 2015 3:19 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Changeling Headcrabs
Replies: 9
Views: 1516

Re: The Experimentor

That's a hilarious video that fits it well. That said, it's far less funny when it get triggered 5 times, between science and medbay, and everything is exposed to space, and everyone is crying bitter tears because retards keep activating it. It's even less funny when some shitler gets the mob spawn...
by soulgamer
Fri Mar 13, 2015 3:16 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: The Experimentor
Replies: 43
Views: 9149

Re: The Experimentor

Talkin' about Strange Objects real quick These things are sort of silly and could benefit from rebalancing. Especially the explosive one - Not only is the explosion actually pretty big, but it won't destroy the object. We had a round where people kept wandering in, grabbing the object, exploding, a...
by soulgamer
Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: The Experimentor
Replies: 43
Views: 9149

Re: [POLL] re-add trekchems with downsides

AnonymousNow wrote:Why is the coderbase so resistant to the removal of Goonchem? I want to hear reasons. I want to hear all the reasons, no matter how completely ludicrous. I want to understand why this is still a problem.

Because the head coders want it. That is the only reason.
by soulgamer
Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:51 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: [POLL] re-add trekchems with downsides
Replies: 61
Views: 8578

Re: Lizards shouldn't be able to be security

Lizard Racial Traits
Positive
Slightly faster when not cold
Hunger diminishes slower

Negative
Extra burn damage from all sources
Large speed drop when cold
by soulgamer
Wed Feb 11, 2015 5:37 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Lizards shouldn't be able to be security
Replies: 69
Views: 8520

Re: The Experimentor

I actually like the idea of this thing. I enjoy the fact that using this to up your research levels can actually be dangerous as opposed to the scavenger hunt. Those strange objects people find in Maint are perfect for shoving in this thing. However, I would still consider making the benefits of us...
by soulgamer
Sun Feb 08, 2015 6:09 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: The Experimentor
Replies: 43
Views: 9149

Re: Help me design/sprite overpowered guns

Sticky launcher
Shoots C4 that activates on whatever (non living) thing it hits. Use the gun in your hand to detonate the charges. Can have three spawned charges active at once.
by soulgamer
Sat Feb 07, 2015 7:20 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Help me design/sprite overpowered guns
Replies: 35
Views: 16803

Re: Lack of player input on changes

If anyone at any point thought we were getting rid of goonchem when it is supported by HG then they are fucking delusional
by soulgamer
Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:42 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Lack of player input on changes
Replies: 302
Views: 29363

Re: Timeline Eradication Agent

There would need to be some depth in combat between the Monster and the TEA players, it would be unfun for the Monster to lose from being hit once from the TEA. Otherwise it seems like a good idea. Maybe make the creature immune to the time freeze of the atom eraser gun. Have the escapee start with...
by soulgamer
Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:19 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Timeline Eradication Agent
Replies: 46
Views: 7806

Re: PSA / FEEDBACK: Bleeding and stuff

Violaceus wrote:There is no such kind of blood.

In game there might not be but IRL O negative is called the universal blood type. Any blood type can accept O negative blood.
by soulgamer
Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:11 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: PSA / FEEDBACK: Bleeding and stuff
Replies: 66
Views: 8453

Re: Mining rewards: Paprika isn't as much of an asshole edit

Fuck hivelord cores. There is no reason why they should go bad in the first place. Instant-use items that heal you to 100% HP, which can be farmed from hivelords via laz injectors, and even then they aren't that hard to kill on a normal basis. If they didn't expire they'd be stupidly overpowered. 1...
by soulgamer
Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:50 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Mining rewards: Paprika isn't as much of an asshole edition
Replies: 52
Views: 6884

Re: Mining rewards: Paprika isn't as much of an asshole edit

Anyway, I have (gasp!) an idea! A box-sized stasis device of remarkably high price that can keep a small number of hivelord cores contained within it fresh indefinitely. It might weaken their powers, have a chance to make the user puke instead or whatever other negative effects there are, of course...
by soulgamer
Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:33 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Mining rewards: Paprika isn't as much of an asshole edition
Replies: 52
Views: 6884

Re: Timeline Eradication Agent

Deep Agent Insertion They must find a specific crew member and (using some sort of tech) overwrite their mind with that of a TEA agent. The target becomes an antag with specific objectives one of which is always "Assist the TEA in further objectives) Maybe have it ghost the body and then random...
by soulgamer
Wed Feb 04, 2015 2:38 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Timeline Eradication Agent
Replies: 46
Views: 7806

Re: PSA / FEEDBACK: Bleeding and stuff

>You cant drink blood packs for nutrients or throw them to cause blood to spray all over what they hit
I was saddened by this. Step it up pap.
by soulgamer
Wed Feb 04, 2015 1:04 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: PSA / FEEDBACK: Bleeding and stuff
Replies: 66
Views: 8453

Re: Space Valhalla

Yeah, the area wouldn't need atmos because it's just a place for random physical violence. The mobs should never leave that area so whether they can breath or not doesn't matter. They don't need to be human mobs with gear and shit. Just make them simple mobs and sprite some dumb viking looking dude...
by soulgamer
Wed Feb 04, 2015 1:00 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Space Valhalla
Replies: 71
Views: 9514

Re: Mining rewards: Paprika isn't as much of an asshole edit

DemonFiren wrote:Can confirm that it is "God from (or out of) the machine". Referring originally to Greek theatre, where, quite often, at the end the deity's actor would be crane-lifted above the stage to resolve the last piece of conflict.

Greek play writers were shit.
by soulgamer
Wed Feb 04, 2015 12:57 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Mining rewards: Paprika isn't as much of an asshole edition
Replies: 52
Views: 6884

Re: Mining rewards: Paprika isn't as much of an asshole edit

Hey. Hey guys. What if you had like, a remote control for your mining bot(s). You use the remote on the bot to link them (so you can link multiple bots), then you can use the remote to issue them simple commands. The two commands I can think off the top of my head being: 1: Change mode (change betw...
by soulgamer
Tue Feb 03, 2015 2:33 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Mining rewards: Paprika isn't as much of an asshole edition
Replies: 52
Views: 6884

Re: [POLL] What is bad about "GoonChem"?

I wouldn't mind goonchem if it weren't for a few things. 1) How ineffective basic first aid medications are If you liked or didn't like the way that oldchem worked at least you had the option to use first aid. Now if someone is in red health there is no reason to even get out your medkit if you want...
by soulgamer
Tue Feb 03, 2015 2:29 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: [NEW POLL] What is bad about "GoonChem"?
Replies: 42
Views: 6337

Re: [POLL] re-add trekchems with downsides

Voted no because I would rather not have the old chems back then have them back and be fucking useless.
by soulgamer
Mon Feb 02, 2015 11:50 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: [POLL] re-add trekchems with downsides
Replies: 61
Views: 8578

Re: silly chemical ideas

Carpnip- Makes space carp friendly to any creature with this splashed on them Sneezeing Powder- Exactly what it says Quantum Hair Dye- Splashing it on someone changes their characters hair color. Its a different color every time. (Warning due to uranium being part of the recipe there is a chance of ...
by soulgamer
Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:42 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: silly chemical ideas
Replies: 19
Views: 2143

Re: Suggestion for the purpose of the SuperMatter Shard

Special crate that gives three pop up warnings of why opening it is a bad idea before it actually opens.
by soulgamer
Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:35 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Suggestion for the purpose of the SuperMatter Shard
Replies: 13
Views: 1925

Re: Mining rewards: Paprika isn't as much of an asshole edit

Give them a Kinetic Hammer for like 1.5k points. Have it hit for like 25 damage (less in places with atmo like the KA) and instantly mine what it hits. Give it a roughly two second cooldown for recharging. This way it is a limited KA that you actively have to click to mine but will mine faster than ...
by soulgamer
Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:32 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Mining rewards: Paprika isn't as much of an asshole edition
Replies: 52
Views: 6884

Re: Ripley is ineffective on asteroid how do we fix it?

Alex Crimson wrote:I know about that scanner, but i was thinking more along the lines of a Ripley having a built-in ability to show all ores, like the good old days. Rather than a ping every few seconds.

Honestly that just needs to be removed period. Its shit.
by soulgamer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:40 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Ripley is ineffective on asteroid how do we fix it?
Replies: 26
Views: 3287

Re: Make drones more available

We need a Drone Master Control Console that does three things. 1. Shows the location of every drone and what they are holding 2. Allows you to remote deactivate drones individually (no mass deactivating) 3. Allows you to send a message to all drones such as "Robotics is in need of reapair"...
by soulgamer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 1:57 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Make drones more available
Replies: 51
Views: 6346

Re: Bring back Karma

Thank you for providing a well-reasoned original post that provided ample evidence for your reasoning and kept the topic focused so people wouldn't meander and go off topic. And then, when it did go off topic, you made sure to report the off topic posts and request they get deleted so people would ...
by soulgamer
Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:49 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Bring back Karma
Replies: 26
Views: 3345

Re: Bring back Karma

Miauw wrote:
Code: Select all
mob/verb/give_karma()
    var/mob/player_to_give = input("Who do you want to give karma to?", player_list) as text
    usr << "Karma given to [player_to_give]"
    return

One step closer
by soulgamer
Wed Jan 28, 2015 6:01 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Bring back Karma
Replies: 26
Views: 3345

Re: Bring back Karma

Cipher3 wrote:
NikNakFlak wrote:No

I've caught the empty-quote trend at its beginning. I'm almost a leader this time.

I am sensing a whole lot of negativity in this thread. If we brought back karma it might help with that.
by soulgamer
Wed Jan 28, 2015 3:25 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Bring back Karma
Replies: 26
Views: 3345

Re: Syndiborg Pinpointers

Oh look no one will ever bother with trying innovative syndie shit. Now they can just spawn syndiborgs to do EVERYTHING for them.
by soulgamer
Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:07 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: [POLL] Syndiborg Pinpointers
Replies: 40
Views: 4474

Re: blood, bleeding, etc

As long as this doesnt turn into >get punched by some asshole and take like 2 brute damage >bleed out five minutes later with no warning It shouldnt be that bad. I am also a little concerned with how this will merge with dismemberment (if it ever comes) and the shit that is goonche- <paprika> Uh, no...
by soulgamer
Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:04 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: blood, bleeding, etc
Replies: 25
Views: 2551

Re: Removing ling from rotation but keeping traitorchan

One step closer to removing the most annoying antags in the game.
by soulgamer
Tue Jan 27, 2015 11:55 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: [POLL]Removing ling from rotation but keeping traitorchan
Replies: 104
Views: 10287

Re: robotics overhaul

Still waiting on those complex augments we were promised.
by soulgamer
Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:43 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: robotics overhaul
Replies: 8
Views: 1385
PostThis post was deleted by soulgamer on Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:06 pm.
Reason: reasons

Re: Bring back Karma

Bombadil wrote:Didn't karma get removed 2 years ago?

Closer to three. I miss it so.

Cecily wrote:back to reddit you go

Le reddit ebin meme!
by soulgamer
Mon Jan 26, 2015 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Bring back Karma
Replies: 26
Views: 3345

Re: Bring back Karma

NikNakFlak wrote:No

Psshh like you have any power to stop the return of glorious karma. Stop hating because you were in the negatives.
by soulgamer
Mon Jan 26, 2015 3:35 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Bring back Karma
Replies: 26
Views: 3345

Re: Bring back Karma

paprika wrote:good thread.

Seriously, why? What applications should it have besides dick waving?

Whats the harm in dick waving.


Karma 2015
by soulgamer
Mon Jan 26, 2015 3:28 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Bring back Karma
Replies: 26
Views: 3345

Re: Make drones more available

I don't see why they need a nerf when everything you've brought up is all actionable with a drone ban. If someone is violating the drone laws (Don't fuck with anything that's not a drone, don't harm anything, fix the station), we can ban them . We shouldn't be nerfing because people are breaking a ...
by soulgamer
Mon Jan 26, 2015 6:50 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Make drones more available
Replies: 51
Views: 6346

Bring back Karma

it was fun
by soulgamer
Mon Jan 26, 2015 6:49 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Bring back Karma
Replies: 26
Views: 3345

Re: Robotics to science

Basically, this is what I want to do. I want to remove the roboticist job slots, expand science job slots by 2, and make robotics into general scientist access. Currently Robotics is the only odd one out, because other than that Science is a multi-department-one-job thing. I like this. Robotics hav...
by soulgamer
Mon Jan 26, 2015 6:43 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: [POLL] Robotics to science
Replies: 31
Views: 3275

Re: Traitor Items

Still waiting on a briefcase full of cash so I can buy my objective off of someone or perhaps even pay someone else to do my job for me (with admin approval of course)
by soulgamer
Sun Jan 25, 2015 10:20 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Traitor Items
Replies: 105
Views: 14704

Re: Lack of player input on changes

headcoders dont decide literally everything, no matter how ignorant you are. polls are shit feedback, because they only tell you "this sucks" instead of what is wrong with it and anyway, only a small amount of the players ever goes to the forums. >Only a small amount of players goes to th...
by soulgamer
Fri Jan 23, 2015 8:16 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Lack of player input on changes
Replies: 302
Views: 29363

Re: Lack of player input on changes

Stop pretending the /tg/code is separate from /tg/station. Don't change a thing but the idea that all this work is done for some other purpose. If you think the coders will ever sit by and let this happen you are higher than the average botanist. I would love this, and it is right next to "com...
by soulgamer
Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:29 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Lack of player input on changes
Replies: 302
Views: 29363

Re: Lack of player input on changes

Stop pretending the /tg/code is separate from /tg/station. Don't change a thing but the idea that all this work is done for some other purpose. If you think the coders will ever sit by and let this happen you are higher than the average botanist. I would love this, and it is right next to "com...
by soulgamer
Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:19 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Lack of player input on changes
Replies: 302
Views: 29363

Re: Lack of player input on changes

That would slow progress a lot, I'm more interested in a generalized "give a fuck" rule for coders. That would be for major changes like goonchem, paps stun change, and other changes of that magnitude. Small content additions or tweaks are fine to test live as long as long as the coders a...
by soulgamer
Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:13 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Lack of player input on changes
Replies: 302
Views: 29363

Re: Lack of player input on changes

HG and I used to have a bit of a rivalry for reasons but we buried the hatchet so that we might be able to work together as headmins and we've gotten along great ever since. I'm not going to apologize for him but I will say that I've developed a new understanding for the position he's in and how he...
by soulgamer
Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:06 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Lack of player input on changes
Replies: 302
Views: 29363

Re: Lack of player input on changes

There's no precedent for that. No headmin has ever been "impeached" or has there ever been a process invented to facilitate that. I don't personally think his dual role as a headcoder has affected his ability to perform his role as a headmin in the slightest but if you're really certain a...
by soulgamer
Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:49 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Lack of player input on changes
Replies: 302
Views: 29363

Re: Lack of player input on changes

How would one go about setting up a vote or at least a thread for a removal for a headmin. Which board would you post it on? Because with HG in charge of the code and him refusing to listen to honest complaints about the system I, and I believe there are many like me, dont feel comfortable with him ...
by soulgamer
Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:24 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Lack of player input on changes
Replies: 302
Views: 29363

Re: Expanded Access when under a Threshold of Players

I would like special jobs that only open up after a certain number of people have joined.
by soulgamer
Tue Jan 20, 2015 6:35 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Expanded Access when under a Threshold of Players
Replies: 16
Views: 2085

Re: Traitor Items

Snakebutt wrote:That's basically the SME shard.

Except it isnt dangerous unless you are stupid enough to pick it up. SME shard fucks everyone in a five block radius.
by soulgamer
Tue Jan 20, 2015 6:33 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Traitor Items
Replies: 105
Views: 14704

Re: Traitor Items

A light grenade. Costs twenty tc's. Picking it up or pulling it after it has activated and set on the ground turns you to ash dropping your gear where you stand.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCeD2gF9jUo
by soulgamer
Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:47 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Traitor Items
Replies: 105
Views: 14704
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