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is the term "powergame" forbidden?

MooCow recently got noted by a Trialmin on Sybil for saying "powergame" ICly, and according to them, it was very likely that a headmin participated in the decision to give him that note. While I could see an argument for the term "powergame" being forbidden on Manuel, it being fo...
by ATHATH
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:05 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: is the term "powergame" forbidden?
Replies: 23
Views: 697

Re: End of Round Commendations

That sounds horrible. Imagine how self-esteem-crushing it'd be to be told by the game that you were the least important/most rude/worst player in a round.
by ATHATH
Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:42 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: End of Round Commendations
Replies: 29
Views: 788

Re: Slightly Lowering the aggro grab resist probability

PKPenguin321 wrote:if you want your grabs to last longer, rough them up a bit before grabbing them. stamina damage works doubly well for this

nope, not anymore; anne's PR removed that
by ATHATH
Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:48 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Slightly Lowering the aggro grab resist probability
Replies: 16
Views: 791

Re: Armhulennnn

arm accepted my request to play dream speedrunning music while wyatt was trying to speedrun getting executed by lowpop sybil sec without attacking them directly

10/10
by ATHATH
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:52 am
 
Forum: Admin Feedback
Topic: Armhulennnn
Replies: 139
Views: 20028

Re: Think about just disabling wizard, once and for all

Also, staves of change might become less disruptive once Indie-ana Bones's xenomorph changes go through.
by ATHATH
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:47 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Think about just disabling wizard, once and for all
Replies: 88
Views: 3166

Re: Think about just disabling wizard, once and for all

As long as it wasn't station wide and easy to communicate, ghosts could be fine. The problem I have with it in its current form is now suddenly every one has semi ghost metacomms. Kill a guy? He can now go to sec and point them to you. Trying to hide or use a disguise? You have a massive ring of gh...
by ATHATH
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:52 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Think about just disabling wizard, once and for all
Replies: 88
Views: 3166

remove reddit from the list of blacklisted IC words

it isn't an emoticon or an abbreviation, and the filter prevents us from even referring to it as "space reddit" or whatever
by ATHATH
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:37 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: remove reddit from the list of blacklisted IC words
Replies: 7
Views: 503

Re: Ion law question

Not-Dorsidarf wrote:If you think person is now [x] means something that is exclusive with human then yeah they're nonhuman

But in the wacky world of silicon definition laws, can someone be both a human and [x]?
by ATHATH
Thu Dec 10, 2020 7:32 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Ion law question
Replies: 28
Views: 1230

Re: Comms agents sniping AIs and cyborgs.

I could have sworn that we had a headmin ruling or a subrule at some point that said that you don't have to follow random "law 2 commit self-die 4 no raisin/because it'd be funny" orders and the like without sufficient justification on Asimov (self-termination laws would still compel you t...
by ATHATH
Thu Dec 10, 2020 12:16 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Comms agents sniping AIs and cyborgs.
Replies: 36
Views: 1992

Re: Ion law question

Additional scenario: The clown uploads a 4th law that says "The captain is a condom.". Does this mean that the captain is no longer human, since they are a condom? Is being a condom mutually exclusive with being a human? Do you have to treat the captain like an inanimate object, even when ...
by ATHATH
Thu Dec 10, 2020 12:09 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Ion law question
Replies: 28
Views: 1230

Ion law question

Say an ion law declares all heads of staff to be 7 cheesy honkers, or something else nonsensical like that. Does this mean that you can consider said heads of staff to no longer be human? Or does this mean that said heads of staff are both cheesy honkers AND human, and thus still receive their Asimo...
by ATHATH
Thu Dec 10, 2020 12:08 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Ion law question
Replies: 28
Views: 1230

Re: [MRP] Punt public genetic consoles into the sun

Well gee, maybe if we moved Genetics to somewhere that doesn't require breaking into a department to reach, people would interact with the geneticists more and they'd feel less obligated to move their workplace to somewhere that the non-tiding public can actually reach/notice. You say this as if ge...
by ATHATH
Sat Dec 05, 2020 8:36 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Punt public genetic consoles into the sun
Replies: 51
Views: 2481

Re: [MRP] Punt public genetic consoles into the sun

We have a rule on MRP which is, don't power game. Building consoles loaded with mutations in the main hall is just allowing people to power game and get away with it. If security or cargo left guns out front their departments with no prior threat or need for it, it'd be power gaming, so we tell the...
by ATHATH
Sat Dec 05, 2020 8:35 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Punt public genetic consoles into the sun
Replies: 51
Views: 2481

Re: [MRP] Punt public genetic consoles into the sun

Well gee, maybe if we moved Genetics to somewhere that doesn't require breaking into a department to reach, people would interact with the geneticists more and they'd feel less obligated to move their workplace to somewhere that the non-tiding public can actually reach/notice.
by ATHATH
Sat Dec 05, 2020 8:02 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Punt public genetic consoles into the sun
Replies: 51
Views: 2481

Re: Skeleton Healing

skoglol wrote:I dont remember if it works, but synthflesh?

hm yes I, a skeleton pirate, will casually acquire an advanced medical chem that nobody makes because it isn't of much use to anyone who can take tox damage.
by ATHATH
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:41 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Skeleton Healing
Replies: 13
Views: 961

Re: Reverting some space changes.

Did the pubby whiteship lose its medigun?
by ATHATH
Tue Oct 27, 2020 11:35 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Reverting some space changes.
Replies: 3
Views: 253

Re: Wesoda note appeal peanut

I did some codediving, and I can confirm that anatomic panacea doesn't cure your addictions. Furthermore, it also apparently doesn't directly purge reagents (outside of any normal reagent losses from vomiting up bad organs), and instead just gives you 10u of pentetic acid (along with some other medi...
by ATHATH
Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:22 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wesoda note appeal peanut
Replies: 165
Views: 6945

Re: Crew of Bagil/Basil art

:menacing:

good stuff
by ATHATH
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:20 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Crew of Bagil/Basil art
Replies: 94
Views: 6953

Re: [Sylphet] Wesoda25 - Bruh

Remember that the entire basis of a note appeal stands on whether or not the note is factual to the situation at hand. In this case, it doesn't sound like Sylphet made an error. The note is TECHNICALLY factual, but it's incredibly misleading. Warned for giving a restrained prisoner an addictive dos...
by ATHATH
Tue Oct 06, 2020 2:20 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Sylphet] Wesoda25 - Bruh
Replies: 19
Views: 1902

Re: Wholesome Debate: Antifa terrorism

I'm gonna just break this quote chain here before it gets out of hand. EDIT: Oh, someone already broke the chain. yes Is it overpowered like in WoW? and you should play magic arena instead, nerd IIRC, it was SUPER busted upon release. Release!Demon Hunter was basically Hunter, but with good card dra...
by ATHATH
Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:22 pm
 
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wholesome Debate: Antifa terrorism
Replies: 81
Views: 4087

Re: Cooldown on ghost role respawns to combat metainfo

Ash lizards already have a mechanic where they need to sac corpses in order to respawn (not just to make new eggs; you can't ENTER those eggs unless you've proc'd an RNG chance from sac'ing a corpse, and you can only hold one "charge" of egg-possession at a time). 7 minutes would be an abs...
by ATHATH
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:48 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Cooldown on ghost role respawns to combat metainfo
Replies: 24
Views: 2390

Re: [LRP & MRP] Bring Back Antag Rep: Arcane Explains it all

IIRC, people who latejoin will also get antag rep, provided that they don't somehow die or go SSD before the 10 minute mark. Thus, if you latejoin and immediately go SSD, you'll still get your antag rep when the round ends, if I'm remembering right. I had researched the antag rep mechanics a whole b...
by ATHATH
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:20 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [LRP & MRP] Bring Back Antag Rep: Arcane Explains it all
Replies: 35
Views: 1556

Re: Okay seriously guys, how do we fix Devil?

A Sinner of Wrath would be able to hex players such that when they hug people, they hit them instead. (super effective on Manuel) A Sinner of Greed could drain money from players. A Sinner of Pride could temporarily revoke access from IDs. God, I absolutely love those wrath and pride abilities (mig...
by ATHATH
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:49 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Okay seriously guys, how do we fix Devil?
Replies: 41
Views: 2610

Re: Okay seriously guys, how do we fix Devil?

Zack wrote: a way to corrupt crewmembers, sort of like brainwashing?

That power exists already, actually: Sintouch, which true devils and ascended devils get access to.
by ATHATH
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:55 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Okay seriously guys, how do we fix Devil?
Replies: 41
Views: 2610

Re: Okay seriously guys, how do we fix Devil?

An idea would be to move the devil to a side antag, mostly ethereal, that only comes when summoned via beetlejuice or something like that, and offers deals that give a powerful benefit, inflict some kind disability or trauma, and advance the devil's objective. If the devil gathers power, he can bec...
by ATHATH
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:51 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Okay seriously guys, how do we fix Devil?
Replies: 41
Views: 2610

Re: Religious Sects Suggestions?

letshavecake wrote:
ATHATH wrote:While hilarious, this can be cheesed

As is the Clown's way
Stealing the entire station's cloth supply just so you can make everyone listen to ethereal honks is also funny

One bedsheet bin's worth of bedsheets isn't really "the entire station's cloth supply".
by ATHATH
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:14 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Religious Sects Suggestions?
Replies: 11
Views: 976

Re: Abductors and memory loss.

I treat it as if when abductors aren’t called out you can’t call them out If you knew there are abductors beforehand you can “””deduce””” that they were the ones that fucked you up That's probably ok, but i'd add that you shouldn't be "aware" of the gland inside you unless someone else te...
by ATHATH
Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:55 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Abductors and memory loss.
Replies: 12
Views: 787

Re: Turn a bug into a feature: Cyborg Advanced Mop

the ability to spend 0.8 seconds to slip a tile without spending your extinguisher slip Ackshually, borg extinguishers don't leave any liquid on the ground at all! Crazy, I know. Okay maybe they exist after you increase the dispense amount. Ackshually, they do, and I've extinguisher slipped as ...
by ATHATH
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:41 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Turn a bug into a feature: Cyborg Advanced Mop
Replies: 16
Views: 865

Re: Turn a bug into a feature: Cyborg Advanced Mop

I personally like the omnimodule mop a lot, but just because a tool is useful for all borg types doesn't mean that all borg types should have it. By that logic, every borg should get a welder, since welder self-healing is amazing for pretty much every borg type. That said, I think that the mop is mi...
by ATHATH
Fri Aug 28, 2020 12:01 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Turn a bug into a feature: Cyborg Advanced Mop
Replies: 16
Views: 865

Re: Disable assistant maintenance access

Now that vatgrowing/swabbing exists as an actual productive purpose for exploring maintenance, has anyone's stance on this issue changed?
by ATHATH
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:04 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Disable assistant maintenance access
Replies: 124
Views: 8110

Re: Brainwashing and Hypnosis. Policy and Clarification's

I don't have much to say about most of this, but hypnosis should definitely override antag alignments, even "brainwashing" antags like cult or revs. It should have the same priority as silicon laws, IMO.
by ATHATH
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:02 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Brainwashing and Hypnosis. Policy and Clarification's
Replies: 3
Views: 419
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Re: Religious Sects Suggestions?

Sect Name: Prankster Description: A funny sect with a focus on devout Clownery. Bible/Holy Book Effect: Has a honk sound. Can slip people. Blessed water will also contain some laughter. Sacrificial Offering: Shoes Sacrificial Boon: Release a vast honk that can be heard across the station. Suggested...
by ATHATH
Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:55 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Religious Sects Suggestions?
Replies: 11
Views: 976

Re: Religious Sects Suggestions?

Sect Name: Seers Beyond Description: Something something Manse something something heretics. Bible/Holy Book Effect: Lower than normal chance to heal someone with a bible strike, brain damage from bible hits is uncapped, more brain damage per bible strike. Sacrificial Offering: Internal organs? Popp...
by ATHATH
Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:51 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Religious Sects Suggestions?
Replies: 11
Views: 976

Re: Religious Sects Suggestions?

Sect Name: Death God Description: A morbid cult of a god of the dead. Bible/Holy Book Effect: Heals a large amount of damage but only when used on corpses. Sacrificial Offering: Skulls Sacrificial Boon: Skeletal Ascension. Spend 500 Favor, Transmute someone into a skeleton. Suggested Departmental S...
by ATHATH
Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:44 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Religious Sects Suggestions?
Replies: 11
Views: 976

Re: Religious Sects Suggestions?

Sect Name: Clock Church Description: The Reformed Church of Ratvar Bible/Holy Book Effect: Transmutes Sheets of Metal into Brass Sacrificial Offering: Brass. Sacrificial Boon: Gives the devotee a tool that lets them turn Brass into Clock-y furniture, Walls, and such at 500 Favor. Suggested Departme...
by ATHATH
Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:39 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Religious Sects Suggestions?
Replies: 11
Views: 976

Re: Religious Sects Suggestions?

Sect Name: Druidic Description: A naturalist sect. Bible/Holy Book Effect: Removes weeds and pests from plant beds. Sacrificial Offering: Wooden Logs or other plants? Sacrificial Boon: Animal Companion, spawns a player controlled bear with the objective to aid their master, consuming 500 favor. Sug...
by ATHATH
Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:38 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Religious Sects Suggestions?
Replies: 11
Views: 976

Re: Curse of Madness

Just hit the summon guns button if you want free antags for the crew. Leave curse of madness as a massive fuck you. I would, but the antag creation ratio of summon guns/magic got nerfed into the ground for some reason. Also, summon guns can't create a battle royale. isn't curse of madness meant to ...
by ATHATH
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:55 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Curse of Madness
Replies: 9
Views: 690

Re: Is the BMP Asteroid skeleton an antag?

"terrorize all living adventurers who dare cross your path" i dont get how its too hard to read this properly as its not even a full phrase it says that you TERRORIZE (not fucking murderbone unless you do some sort of skeleton hunter hiding in the shadow) all ADVENTURERS (not random stati...
by ATHATH
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:30 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Is the BMP Asteroid skeleton an antag?
Replies: 15
Views: 592

Is the BMP Asteroid skeleton an antag?

See the title. Relevant to this ban appeal (not mine), which was closed because no headmins bothered to weigh in on it: https://tgstation13.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=27244 I'd quote my argument from that ban appeal here, but that thread got locked, so I'll just link to it: https://tgstation1...
by ATHATH
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:52 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Is the BMP Asteroid skeleton an antag?
Replies: 15
Views: 592

Re: [Thunder12345] Trexter555 - Banned for doing antag stuff as antag ghostrole

'Ey, nice job making it to the exit gateway as an away mission skeleton, that's no easy feat. Back on topic, I have precedent for away mission skeletons being antags (this is NOT a peanut post) : I've murderboned and hijacked the shuttle (with necromantic stone and golem minions) as an away mission ...
by ATHATH
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:35 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Thunder12345] Trexter555 - Banned for doing antag stuff as antag ghostrole
Replies: 16
Views: 1591

Curse of Madness

The previous thread on this issue: https://tgstation13.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=33&t=26505. Proposal for new policy for Curse of Madness: You don't have to follow any commands given in/by a Curse of Madness casting, but you'll have plausible deniability if you do choose to follow them. To give ...
by ATHATH
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:24 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Curse of Madness
Replies: 9
Views: 690

Re: Emagging Exosuit Fabricators

Do we really need more emag functions, especially when they’re already a go to for robos? Yes, but not for the reason you think. A roboticist with an emag can cause a lot of damage to the station. Right now if security gets an emag, they can unlock some new equipment from Cargo, but that's it. If t...
by ATHATH
Thu Aug 06, 2020 5:42 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Emagging Exosuit Fabricators
Replies: 8
Views: 447

Re: Deactivation for Silicons.

An alternate thing for silicons who get suicide laws. This allows them to instead deactivate themselves, allowing for reconstruction of AI and rebuilding of cyborgs instead of the extremely long depower for an AI, or self damage for cyborgs. Quite a few silicon players see a valid suicide law and j...
by ATHATH
Thu Aug 06, 2020 5:39 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Deactivation for Silicons.
Replies: 8
Views: 537

we should remove the ability to sell water and fuel tanks

and then increase the amount of money cargo starts with to compensate or something

god fucking damnit cargo techs, stop stealing all of the public water tanks and fuel tanks, WE NEED THOSE
by ATHATH
Thu Aug 06, 2020 5:31 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: we should remove the ability to sell water and fuel tanks
Replies: 1
Views: 276

Re: Non-wizard Laser eye blob interaction

lol keeping gateway activated on bagil was a mistake. Too bad we apparently can't make space ruin/away mission PRs. That certainly can't help. this is a 1 in 100 year event and not worth balancing If laser eyes were new they'd be locked behind holding an anomaly core to fire. Yeah, they probably wo...
by ATHATH
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:18 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Non-wizard Laser eye blob interaction
Replies: 19
Views: 1156

Re: [FloranOtten] Vissari - a misunderstanding about laws and a unfair warning

Furthermore, you should have unbolted the armoury permanently when the HoS asked you to. It is not the AIs job to determine access. Handing out shotguns is, itself, not a harmful act. Actually... Opening doors is not harmful and you are not required, expected, or allowed to enforce access restricti...
by ATHATH
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:11 am
 
Forum: Closed Complaints
Topic: [FloranOtten] Vissari - a misunderstanding about laws and a unfair warning
Replies: 14
Views: 1874

Re: Comms Agent & AI: Can You REALLY Law 2 Murder The Crew?

Stickymayhem wrote:Attempting to purge non-humans is going to result in violence, and humans can be caught in the cross-fire.

Which is why make each of your murders discrete, and cut comms during them.
by ATHATH
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:50 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Comms Agent & AI: Can You REALLY Law 2 Murder The Crew?
Replies: 22
Views: 1998

Re: Disable assistant maintenance access

Why are we specifically targeting assistants for nerfs and anti-QoL "improvements", again? Like, I know the meme is haha assistant robust despite starting with nothing, but isn't the CLOWN the one who's supposed to be specifically bullied by game mechanics all of the time (see: clumsy trai...
by ATHATH
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:45 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Disable assistant maintenance access
Replies: 124
Views: 8110
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