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by TheNightingale
Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: All access and security
Replies: 53
Views: 7761

Re: All access and security

BeeSting12 wrote:yes but which is funner? huge tide riot or beep boop gulag.
Beep boop gulag, huge tide riots are only fun for the rioters.
by TheNightingale
Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Little things you learned that are game changing
Replies: 2452
Views: 420666

Re: Little things you learned that are game changing

Put a stackable item in a container on your person and move to a tile containing the same type of item. Put the item in storage in your hand and it adds the stack on the floor to itself. Effectively this means you no longer have to pixel hunt for individual cable pieces. So you've got cable coils i...
by TheNightingale
Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pros and cons of TG vs Goon
Replies: 102
Views: 17723

Re: Pros and cons of TG vs Goon

but I'm in the minority Get out. That SJW shit ruined goon. "I dislike people spamming racial slurs" makes me a SJW? Nice bait I'M GOING NUCLEAR BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES CALL THE OPS SECURE THE DISK :disk: :disk: :disk: :newcop: :newcop: :newcop: ... nah it just makes you a decent person
by TheNightingale
Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: SS13 Related Art / Hand Drawn Art
Replies: 2286
Views: 412024

Re: SS13 Related Art / Hand Drawn Art

>Deathsquad Officer >Using Pulse Carbine Instantly dropped. Pretty neat otherwise, also we're all assuming the DS Officer is a male... Are we? Nobody's using male pronouns for her. Anonmare's right about squiddies having macho-as-hell names, though... Headcanon: she's called something really femini...
by TheNightingale
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Medical HUDShades
Replies: 65
Views: 9304

Re: Medical HUDShades

They're just sunglasses with a medHUD. One pair of sunglasses for the CMO isn't exactly gamebreaking, they spawn in maint fairly often and the CMO gets a free medHUD implant anyway. They're stylish flash protection for a head of staff (like the HoP, Captain, HoS and CE all get), they're not the seco...
by TheNightingale
Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: There is too little greytide
Replies: 218
Views: 31658

Re: There is too little minor IC crime

I'm saying your view is skewed if you think realism/rp is equivalent to people not committing any crime because they aren't "the bad guys". If anyone can do anything, why even have antags at all? Why not just let everyone do what they want, and solve it IC? If we're going for maximum real...
by TheNightingale
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: There is too little greytide
Replies: 218
Views: 31658

Re: There is too little minor IC crime

I mean it's not a realistic aim, because our culture will always revolve around "can I kill it?". I'd like it if everyone calmed down a little, and talked more shot less, but that's not going to happen any time soon, because you'd have to change the whole triangle to keep it fair. I'd like...
by TheNightingale
Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: There is too little greytide
Replies: 218
Views: 31658

Re: There is too little minor IC crime

Oh, it's never going to happen on /tg/, valids are too ingrained in our culture. I just think it'd be nice if it did. Were we supposed to be realistic?
by TheNightingale
Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: There is too little greytide
Replies: 218
Views: 31658

Re: There is too little minor IC crime

Now I'm reading my own post to see if I came across wrong. I'm not saying "don't do crime" at all. I'm saying, "don't do crime that affects other people if you don't have a good reason for it". And yes, that means security focuses more on validhunting, because they're less distra...
by TheNightingale
Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: There is too little greytide
Replies: 218
Views: 31658

Re: There is too little minor IC crime

I think what people don't realise is that, although conflict is one way to create fun, it's also not the only way. You can have fun in extended rounds where nobody self-antags and tides... but there's no conflict in sight.
by TheNightingale
Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: There is too little greytide
Replies: 218
Views: 31658

Re: There is too little minor IC crime

I'm saying, don't steal someone's toolbox for no raisins. It's not about the act, it's about the principle of "don't be a dick". You need that guy's toolbox real bad, and it has to be that one (e.g. syndie toolbox, and you work rnd)? Ask him for it. Does he rudely tell you to bugger off? O...
by TheNightingale
Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: There is too little greytide
Replies: 218
Views: 31658

Re: There is too little minor IC crime

Crime should be from the antagonists, whose responsibility is to do suspicious stuff to spice up the round. Not from the average greyshirt with budget insuls, a stunprod and a fetish for spacing Ian. Consider: 1) Eliminate unprovoked IC crime [read: no spacing Ian just because the HoP won't give you...
by TheNightingale
Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Antags, Security and Admin Policy
Replies: 121
Views: 13286

Re: Antags, Security and Admin Policy

I think in the games current state we would lose more than we gain from antagonist security. The pros Distrust of Security : Security personal would no longer enjoy the near universal trust that the crew places on them. Crew Feat of Retribution : With antagonist security, crew members would be fear...
by TheNightingale
Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: There is too little greytide
Replies: 218
Views: 31658

Re: There is too little minor IC crime

Raiding the Armory isn't "minor" IC crime. It's gaining access to the second most secure location on the station (AI Core is first) and stealing weapons you could easily kill someone with. If you're not an antagonist, and you're not doing it because Sec's dead and there's someone shooting ...
by TheNightingale
Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pet Peeves Thread - Little things that REALLY annoy you
Replies: 2245
Views: 354887

Re: Pet Peeves Thread - Little things that REALLY annoy you

confused rock wrote:yea thats kind of the reason why they piss me off so much
Am I your pet peeve?
by TheNightingale
Sat Feb 11, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Role-Specific Traitor Items
Replies: 56
Views: 8054

Re: Role-Specific Traitor Items

I can say that unless there's a way for any traitor to get access to a job specific item then the moment Security gets wind of a department specific item existing then I can assure you the entire department is going to get raided and placed under arrest. Reminder, this. Certain jobs can be persuade...
by TheNightingale
Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: talking mimes
Replies: 38
Views: 5923

Re: talking mimes

"Is it valid?" is the traditional /tg/station13 question regarding absolutely anything, including mimes.
by TheNightingale
Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gender reassignment gone?
Replies: 135
Views: 21552

Re: Gender reassignment gone?

I still maintain we should just have it like this... 1) Surgeon performs gender reassignment surgery on Patient. 2) Patient is given a menu - "Which pronouns do you want to use?" - to choose from [he, she or they]. 3) If Patient is willingly undergoing the surgery (for disguise purposes, o...
by TheNightingale
Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gender reassignment gone?
Replies: 135
Views: 21552

Re: Gender reassignment gone?

It's great for disguises... but people used it to griff. Solution? Make it ungriffable.
by TheNightingale
Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gender reassignment gone?
Replies: 135
Views: 21552

Re: Gender reassignment gone?

How about let the person being surgerised choose their new gender? If someone surgerises you and you're not into having it changed, just select the gender your character is already.
by TheNightingale
Thu Feb 09, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pet Peeves Thread - Little things that REALLY annoy you
Replies: 2245
Views: 354887

Re: Pet Peeves Thread - Little things that REALLY annoy you

Qbopper wrote:telling them to drink bleach
Isn't this why permabans exist?
by TheNightingale
Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:35 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Can anyone write some better escalation rules?
Replies: 156
Views: 21997

Re: Can anyone write some better escalation rules?

Second one, burden on whoever started shit. You start (non-lethal) shit with someone, they come to settle the issue, even if they use lethals first you're just supposed to roll over, die and accept your death, or run away. If you don't, and end up killing them, you get banned for killbaiting becaus...
by TheNightingale
Sat Feb 04, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Extending bans because someone appealed your ban
Replies: 68
Views: 10612

Re: Extending bans because someone appealed your ban

The only way to justify extending a ban as a result of the appeal is if the appeal itself breaks the rules. If something else happens to come up in the discussion that's bannable then that's a separate ban. Extending it for not agreeing with it is just shit though. not agreeing=perfectly fine FUCK ...
by TheNightingale
Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: MFW its 2017 and admins are still awful at sillicon policy
Replies: 111
Views: 15097

Re: MFW its 2017 and admins are still awful at sillicon poli

I'd assume law priority shouldn't be a thing, unless explicitly stated in the laws? Asimov Law 2 is "unless doing so conflicts with the first law", Law 3 is "... first or second laws", etc - are these redundant, then? What if you removed that clause, and then an AI was ordered to...
by TheNightingale
Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: REMOVE TELEBATON
Replies: 138
Views: 20070

Re: REMOVE TELEBATON

If the CMO fills her hypospray with neurotoxin, that means it's less convenient to use as medicine (you have to mess around with changing the chemicals); and the CE making a stunprod at roundstart is just powergamey as hell. The RD's teleport armour is decent enough, but it's not exactly something y...
by TheNightingale
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: The great mysteries of SS13
Replies: 36
Views: 4922

Re: The great mysteries of SS13

Why can I draw oxygen from a tank in my pocket but not one in my backpack. Backpacks are sealed so that you can go into space without everything flying out as the oxygen inside the backpack is jettisoned, this unfortunately means you cannot connect a hose, as it would break the seal. Then how can y...
by TheNightingale
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: "Self-Antagging" via mining drops - clarify
Replies: 160
Views: 27059

Re: "Self-Antagging" via mining drops - clarify

Why not add an "only join if antag" option to the setup menu? If you get antag, you join; otherwise you observe. Poof, people who only play for antag can do so, and we don't have a bunch of catatonics cluttering the halls.
by TheNightingale
Thu Jan 12, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Ghosting, when is it ok?
Replies: 45
Views: 7002

Re: Ghosting, when is it ok?

I might be in the minority here, but I don't think the length of the ban matters when appealing it. If the ban is invalid, it shouldn't be given at all (it's a permanent note on someone's record), so appealing a short ban isn't about "hey can you let me play faster" so much as the principl...
by TheNightingale
Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Goof Gunsmithing
Replies: 95
Views: 11797

Re: Goof Gunsmithing

The tasers Security starts with: - Can't have seclites attached - Have no indication of mode (stun/disable; previously yellow/blue) - Have no indication of charge (i.e. you can't tell how many shots they have left) Is this a hidden Sec nerf? I love the concept, and the implementation isn't bad, but ...
by TheNightingale
Sat Jan 07, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Give the AI its medical overlay back
Replies: 14
Views: 2113

Re: Give the AI its medical overlay back

As an AI player, please don't give AI a full MedHUD. You know why? Because if someone doesn't have their sensors on, we can ignore them being harmed.

(thatwasajoke)
by TheNightingale
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:34 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Ash Walkers
Replies: 20
Views: 3103

Re: Ash Walkers

It's like if you're doing a gimmick as flucops, then one of your ops starts shooting at the Captain, so you attack them to protect the Captain. Is that valid?
by TheNightingale
Mon Dec 26, 2016 1:10 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Security is more or less impossible to deal with IC
Replies: 355
Views: 50989

Re: Security is more or less impossible to deal with IC

Okand37 wrote:I think we should all just hug it out and be friends.
[center]KEEP IT CLEAN[/center]
by TheNightingale
Sun Dec 25, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: SS13 Related Art / Hand Drawn Art
Replies: 2286
Views: 412024

Re: SS13 Related Art / Hand Drawn Art

Kor wrote:
Remie Richards wrote:
Wyzack wrote:Merry Whatever and welcome to the tgstation forums! Don't forget you are here forever. All art is welcome in this thread
by TheNightingale
Fri Dec 23, 2016 12:15 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Alert Level Language
Replies: 48
Views: 6759

Re: Alert Level Language

Weapons 'visible' includes having it on your suit storage, belt or back, I think. TL;DR: Green alert: everything's fine, don't walk around with a taser in your hand. Blue alert: you *can* walk around with a taser in your hand, but you shouldn't unless you're chasing a crook. Red alert: you *should* ...
by TheNightingale
Wed Dec 21, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Security is more or less impossible to deal with IC
Replies: 355
Views: 50989

Re: Security is more or less impossible to deal with IC

We already have a rule against this. "Don't be a dick". Giving someone 10 minutes for loitering is being a dick. Stealing Sec's taser when they try and arrest you is being a dick. Shooting someone ten times for possession of a camera bug is being a dick. Smashing into a department when peo...
by TheNightingale
Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: There needs to be a policy about murder boning on low-pop
Replies: 61
Views: 10246

Re: There needs to be a policy about murder boning on low-po

Add a rule solution, not a code one; people will always find a way around code. Just ban lowpop murderboners under Rule 1.
by TheNightingale
Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Wish-granter ruin, does it grant antag status?
Replies: 23
Views: 5968

Re: Wish-granter ruin, does it grant antag status?

I think peace kills all the Faithless.
by TheNightingale
Mon Dec 12, 2016 6:04 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Security is more or less impossible to deal with IC
Replies: 355
Views: 50989

Re: Security is more or less impossible to deal with IC

If you get collared by Sec and you didn't do anything, don't resist (unless there's a really good reason to believe Sec's rogue - e.g. "help someone killed Officer Redshirt and took his clothes"). That means no saxxing, no shouting about how you dindu nuffin and Sec is the worst and you'll...
by TheNightingale
Thu Dec 08, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Uranium Golems
Replies: 53
Views: 8639

Re: Uranium Golems

Grazyn wrote:
D&B wrote:Just kill them, anything from lavaland any ghost role is free game.
FTFY

I don't think there is a single ghost role that isn't valid.
ERT?
by TheNightingale
Sat Dec 03, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: There needs to be a policy about murder boning on low-pop
Replies: 61
Views: 10246

Re: There needs to be a policy about murder boning on low-po

Rework restart votes so people who don't vote don't count, and having an admin online doesn't autofail it (but they can override if they want to).
by TheNightingale
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What do you think you're known for? (egothread)
Replies: 247
Views: 39799

Re: What do you think you're known for? (egothread)

I'd like to think someone remembers my old R&D guide. If not, I'm fifteen million spiders in a rainbow flannel, and I shill the old Basil every now and then.
by TheNightingale
Thu Nov 24, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: "Self-Antagging" via mining drops - clarify
Replies: 160
Views: 27059

Re: "Self-Antagging" via mining drops - clarify

Why not remove megafauna, use them for events, and make lavaland less dangerous? It's more friendly to new miners, encourages miners to actually mine instead of boss-hunt, gives admins cool monsters to use in events, and stops miners coming back to the station with OP loot only they can get.
by TheNightingale
Mon Nov 21, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Structural Damage Feedback
Replies: 23
Views: 3209

Re: Structural Damage Feedback

What if you can't damage stuff on help intent? Problem solved.
by TheNightingale
Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:10 am
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Let Spears Break Doors
Replies: 26
Views: 4517

Re: Let Spears Break Doors

"Average spessman punches 15.5 petajoules of energy" factoid actualy just statistical error. Average spessman punches 100 joules of energy. Spessman Georg, who lives in maint & energies over 10,000 petajoules a punch, is an outlier adn should not have been counted
by TheNightingale
Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:46 am
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Let Spears Break Doors
Replies: 26
Views: 4517

Re: Let Spears Break Doors

Where did you get 15.5 petajoules from? Unarmed melee punches? Dragging stuff?
by TheNightingale
Tue Nov 15, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Y do eswords do brute?
Replies: 40
Views: 5986

Re: Y do eswords do brute?

Why not both?
by TheNightingale
Mon Nov 14, 2016 5:18 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Making the peacekeeper cyborg not useless
Replies: 65
Views: 8384

Re: Making the peacekeeper cyborg not useless

Give it a stunbaton, disabler and a ziptie module.
by TheNightingale
Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:58 am
Forum: Site, Forums, And Wiki
Topic: Moderator Application
Replies: 62
Views: 7955

Re: Moderator Application

I placed rather highly for someone who showed up out of nowhere after not having played the game in over a year. Yeah and Shadowdimentio somehow managed to get 6 votes, who cares. I would be a good admin if you cucks would let me Yeah man get rid of all the rules you frequently break and claim to n...
by TheNightingale
Wed Nov 02, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Security and antagonizing crew members
Replies: 98
Views: 14412

Re: Security and antagonizing crew members

If you hack into somewhere and get arrested, I will confiscate your toolbelt and gloves and put them in the evidence. This is how it should be done. Having tools isn't in itself bad, but if you use those tools to commit a crime, you're not responsible enough to have them. It's like if an atmos tech...
by TheNightingale
Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: borers = RAPE
Replies: 21
Views: 3688

Re: borers = RAPE

My Grandfather smoked his whole life. I was about 10 years old when my mother said to him, 'If you ever want to see your grandchildren graduate, you have to stop immediately.'. Tears welled up in his eyes when he realized what exactly was at stake. He gave it up immediately. Three years later he die...