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by NecromancerAnne
Mon Nov 29, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Allow operating computers to work with stasis beds again
Replies: 23
Views: 737

Re: Allow operating computers to work with stasis beds again

I think the core gameplay issue right now is that treating corpses can in some ways be better than treating living patients if you have formaldehyde. If this wasn't the case, and organ preservation wasn't available beyond cryostylane and stasis beds, revival might just always be out of reach, which ...
by NecromancerAnne
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: are secret notes real?
Replies: 24
Views: 1526

Re: are secret notes real?

I have one for suspected metabuddying from when I got banned back in early 2019ish. It was because I was a cat player. Legit. Subject217 was probably the real reason I got it and he was ultraparanoid about cat mains and metagangs. Isn't that because there was some drama about a discord for only cat...
by NecromancerAnne
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: If you could add something from goon. what would you add?
Replies: 8
Views: 244

Re: If you could add something from goon. what would you add?

The chem-laced food system they have is great, and we have some similar things like ice cream flavours. I really found it fun making meth cakes using robust cola to get meth.
by NecromancerAnne
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: how strong is too strong for the crew to have?
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Re: how strong is too strong for the crew to have?

You can kinda already sling rocks at changelings. Floor tiles are not terrible ranged weapons for something so abundantly available. My opinion is that most of that shit is hollow progression that doesn't really mean much at all. What do you do as a xenoling with endless revives? Not much other than...
by NecromancerAnne
Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Changelings and the MMI test.
Replies: 16
Views: 671

Re: Changelings and the MMI test.

What teeth pills are worth removing someones head over? This particular person is someone who once filled his teethpills with explosives and killed half of the Security Team in one go with them. taking off someone's head because they've done something in a previous round when you would normally not...
by NecromancerAnne
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: How has departmental orders gone so far?
Replies: 17
Views: 462

Re: How has departmental orders gone so far?

I've been seeing medical use it most of all. Blood packs, medipens, all that good stuff. Chefs are mostly ordering the express it seems.
by NecromancerAnne
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: dude real life incidents of terrorism are really fucking funny
Replies: 9
Views: 448

Re: dude real life incidents of terrorism are really fucking funny

Mothblocks wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 7:26 am Honestly I didn't think it would gib them lol I thought it would just explode the clown car and throw them all out
A) explosions stack to increase force.
B) clown cars explode like a weaker minibomb

SMH why do you think bombing clown cars is so devastating. Dum bug.
by NecromancerAnne
Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: What is Campbell expected to be?
Replies: 17
Views: 749

Re: What is Campbell expected to be?

Just let it be whatever it is for now. Re-evaluate that later once it really just dies off on play whatsoever.
by NecromancerAnne
Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: What shuttles are and aren't grief shuttles?
Replies: 23
Views: 699

Re: What shuttles are and aren't grief shuttles?

The only grief shuttles are the ones liable to get people killed and those are all emag ones. BYOS is actually a pretty safe shuttle all things considered just because it is big.
by NecromancerAnne
Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Changelings and the MMI test.
Replies: 16
Views: 671

Re: Changelings and the MMI test.

What teeth pills are worth removing someones head over?
by NecromancerAnne
Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [Manuel] borged sec officers
Replies: 25
Views: 1081

Re: [Manuel] borged sec officers

and command has priority on orders Fairly certain silicons dont care about CoC. theyre free to take a command from heads of staff over conflicting orders from other crew but thats not policy im like 999999 percent sure I mostly extrapolated from some level of deference towards both the Captain and ...
by NecromancerAnne
Mon Nov 22, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [Manuel] borged sec officers
Replies: 25
Views: 1081

Re: [Manuel] borged sec officers

If it results in them doing lame stuff all it takes is a law 2 order to stop it. This was a stronger argument when 4/5ths of the crew were humans rather than 1/3rd Command is always human, and command has priority on orders, so this argument is just grouching about nonhumans pointlessly. I think it...
by NecromancerAnne
Sun Nov 21, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [Manuel] borged sec officers
Replies: 25
Views: 1081

Re: [Manuel] borged sec officers

Your 'personality being wiped' sounds like a really fucking stupid thing for Hulk to say given it's objectively not anywhere in current ruling or policy. In fact, the only current policy we have suggests it's straight up the opposite . Even if it is dealing with antagonists, the lack of verisimilitu...
by NecromancerAnne
Thu Nov 18, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Shotgun buff
Replies: 35
Views: 1699

Re: Shotgun buff

Ballistics counter anti energy devices like eswords by the nature of being a ballistic in an energy dominated society Energy being disablers and lasers Okay, so this is actually addressing the converted weapon specifically. An energy weapon not subject to the same counters as other energy weapons. ...
by NecromancerAnne
Thu Nov 18, 2021 7:42 am
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Shotgun buff
Replies: 35
Views: 1699

Re: Shotgun buff

Shotguns have literally no use case right now. They were nerfed to be "specialist weaponry" but they're not specialized for anything. If it needs it's own niche, I'd say let shotguns fully penetrate block chance from deswords or e-shields This made me lol a bit because this used to be the...
by NecromancerAnne
Thu Nov 18, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: banning for ""random searching"" people with scrying orbs
Replies: 27
Views: 879

Re: banning for ""random searching"" people with scrying orbs

You can literally just ask people on dchat "SO WHO'S THE ANTAG" and someone will answer. You might as well just ban the person for using the scrying orb since the only good use for nonantags is validhunting and finding people who died. If an antag item cant be used without breaking the ru...
by NecromancerAnne
Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: banning for ""random searching"" people with scrying orbs
Replies: 27
Views: 879

Re: banning for ""random searching"" people with scrying orbs

Like, you're using a scrying orb to check for antagonist items, then acting on that? If so, I'm not sure a policy is needed for how unlikely that is, but that is possibly one of the lamest things I've heard in a while. Then remove it from the game or prevent non-wizards from benefiting from it. The...
by NecromancerAnne
Sun Nov 14, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: are secret notes real?
Replies: 24
Views: 1526

Re: are secret notes real?

I have one for suspected metabuddying from when I got banned back in early 2019ish. It was because I was a cat player. Legit. Subject217 was probably the real reason I got it and he was ultraparanoid about cat mains and metagangs. Isn't that because there was some drama about a discord for only cat...
by NecromancerAnne
Tue Nov 09, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Handing out lethals at roundstart as HoS/warden- okay?
Replies: 28
Views: 1585

Re: Handing out lethals at roundstart as HoS/warden- okay?

Handing out lethals for no reason is a dumb thing to do but I don't think it should be against the rules. I will have no sympathy if the rest of command revolts against the HoS for doing so. Escalating on security has always historically gone well and definitely not a trap for the unwitting looking...
by NecromancerAnne
Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Handing out lethals at roundstart as HoS/warden- okay?
Replies: 28
Views: 1585

Re: Handing out lethals at roundstart as HoS/warden- okay?

That seems fair honestly. But I also think sec can sometimes be given a pass when they would otherwise get into hot shit for killing as any other role, so I'm not expecting that to be reliably enforced or not be really confusing as to when that applies and when it's justified force.
by NecromancerAnne
Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My review of every single black-market item
Replies: 10
Views: 874

Re: My review of every single black-market item

The real value of maint pills is that they're another chance for more points on the leaderboard.

Also, wrenches have one of the most important do_afters. Deconstructing R-Walls has like three wrench steps.
by NecromancerAnne
Fri Nov 05, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Handing out lethals at roundstart as HoS/warden- okay?
Replies: 28
Views: 1585

Re: Handing out lethals at roundstart as HoS/warden- okay?

Like I think this can extend to both LRP and MRP. It's just kinda lame to be handing lethals out. People will argue after a certain point that since it is nornalized, why not just give security eguns roundstart from their code kit. That doesn't mean it'll happen but people probably will argue for it...
by NecromancerAnne
Thu Nov 04, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: are secret notes real?
Replies: 24
Views: 1526

Re: are secret notes real?

I have one for suspected metabuddying from when I got banned back in early 2019ish. It was because I was a cat player. Legit. Subject217 was probably the real reason I got it and he was ultraparanoid about cat mains and metagangs.
by NecromancerAnne
Thu Nov 04, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Handing out lethals at roundstart as HoS/warden- okay?
Replies: 28
Views: 1585

Re: Handing out lethals at roundstart as HoS/warden- okay?

I mean I guess they are empowered, as Timber points out. But at the same time, I think doing it too often can lead to pretty severe shifts in the normalization of allowing lethal force to deal with problems. Security has bad issues with this at times. I'm sure everyone has seen that frustrated secci...
by NecromancerAnne
Thu Nov 04, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Maximizing antagonists through antag trades
Replies: 44
Views: 2375

Re: Maximizing antagonists through antag trades

Okay, but when something requires admins to enable that, I don't see how it could be banworthy, which is the issue. The admins are already empowered to deny and control trades, and people doing this can simply...cope when they are denied? If they *suicide* or something like that when denied, you abs...
by NecromancerAnne
Wed Nov 03, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Maximizing antagonists through antag trades
Replies: 44
Views: 2375

Re: Maximizing antagonists through antag trades

I think the status quo is fine and tying admins hands behind their back by disallowing antag trades would only result in a loss of fun. I already see people in ASAY saying "oh no don't give this dude abductor he always asks for it". Maybe adding secret notes to people who ask for one spec...
by NecromancerAnne
Wed Nov 03, 2021 1:02 am
Forum: Spriting and Mapping
Topic: What makes MetaStation be, well, Meta?
Replies: 14
Views: 1269

Re: What makes MetaStation be, well, Meta?

It is also often one of the first maps updated for new content too, which is something I can't say of Delta, which has stagnated heavily. I don't understand this. Basically every feature that requires map placement updates all five (!!!) maps in the game at the same time. Can you give examples of t...
by NecromancerAnne
Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: Spriting and Mapping
Topic: What makes MetaStation be, well, Meta?
Replies: 14
Views: 1269

Re: What makes MetaStation be, well, Meta?

The Metastation I started on is not the Metastation we play today, and the new Metastation is definitely a major improvement on every front, even if there still exist some holdovers (namely the big square central hall that dominates many of our maps, and some weirdness with the last untouched maint ...
by NecromancerAnne
Mon Nov 01, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Maximizing antagonists through antag trades
Replies: 44
Views: 2375

Re: Maximizing antagonists through antag trades

Given how dynamic currently works, hopefully whoever has their roles enabled will get the roles they want within a specific period of play over enough rounds. Maybe in the mid to late stages of the round if not roundstart (which is the only time that heretics spawn, which might be contributing to th...
by NecromancerAnne
Sun Oct 31, 2021 6:33 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Admin mental parkour peanut
Replies: 10
Views: 1122

Re: Admin mental parkour peanut

This shit is nonsensical as hell. Why on earth was Vivi expexted to just 'know' this was a bit OOC? How was he supposed to 'know' it was all the same positronic player? So many assumptions from literally a point of view only possible with admin level information which a player doesn't have. Someone ...
by NecromancerAnne
Thu Oct 28, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Remove Heretic from the config
Replies: 37
Views: 2694

Re: [MRP] Remove Heretic from the config

this all started because of me and well there really is no point disabling heretics since I don't play manny anymore there are only a small handful of people who know how to play heretic well enough on manuel to ascend, let alone do it consistently Don't give yourself so much credit. No single pers...
by NecromancerAnne
Thu Oct 28, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Untargeted PDA Bomb Spam: Murderbone or Legal?
Replies: 11
Views: 1093

Re: [MRP] Untargeted PDA Bomb Spam: Murderbone or Legal?

Farquaar wrote: Thu Oct 28, 2021 7:17 am Reminder that:
killing someone who isn't your target =/= murderbone
This. Just bombing in general isn't murderboning and why I'm want to call it sabotage. I don't see why PDA bonbs are an issue when general sabotage isn't except that PDA bombs hit single targets at a time.
by NecromancerAnne
Thu Oct 28, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Untargeted PDA Bomb Spam: Murderbone or Legal?
Replies: 11
Views: 1093

Re: [MRP] Untargeted PDA Bomb Spam: Murderbone or Legal?

I mean it's unlikely to kill so hardly murderbone unless you happened to be low health. It might be an attack outside of your objectives but it can cause some station wide damage if fast enough. I'd consider it sabotage.
by NecromancerAnne
Wed Oct 27, 2021 11:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: thank god for new ban appeal peanut
Replies: 31
Views: 1963

Re: thank god for new ban appeal peanut

(Just so you know this isn't condoning just outright telling admins you're breaking the rules but more that I think the punishment is unfair for what happened.)
by NecromancerAnne
Wed Oct 27, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: thank god for new ban appeal peanut
Replies: 31
Views: 1963

Re: thank god for new ban appeal peanut

It's a little unfortunate to see that ahelp go that way, hulk himself gave me a peptalk about how to conduct myself and avoid being accusatory/insinuating anything, and that was definitely not something he followed here. This is a situation solved before it ever becomes a problem. Don't say anything...
by NecromancerAnne
Mon Oct 25, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Remove Heretic from the config
Replies: 37
Views: 2694

Re: [MRP] Remove Heretic from the config

Every problem that heretic has on MRP exists on LRP, I would significantly rather work be done into figuring out how to make the antag healthier or shut it out entirely. This. I would propose removing heretic entirely on all servers rather than fixing it with a "just get that antag outta the s...
by NecromancerAnne
Fri Oct 22, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Luxury shuttle in its current state is awful.
Replies: 29
Views: 2138

Re: Luxury shuttle in its current state is awful.

That malf problem might be resovable if you machine overload the gates, but specifically for traitors, have you trier using the CRAB-17? It does quite literally exactly what you want. Removes everyones money and gives it to you.
by NecromancerAnne
Fri Oct 22, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag

When code is used to enforce rules or policies, nobody wins. Except the coders because we usually get good boy points and get to decide policy without admin oversight or bureaucracy. This part specifically is why I feel it especially deceitful to hide behind calls for code changes to solve a proble...
by NecromancerAnne
Thu Oct 21, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Heretics and RP rule 6
Replies: 14
Views: 1872

Re: [MRP] Heretics and RP rule 6

I always have had problems with heretics on MRP. I already personally think heretics are extremely derivative tryhard antagonists that focus heavily on murderbone and are mostly geared towards veteran players who know what they're doing, and that's probably an interesting premise and challenge for t...
by NecromancerAnne
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag

[*] whats powergame here though? Nearly every antag is kitted with lethals as an option and I dont think the comparison on one doing more damage over the other matters in terms of enforcing powergame when both are meant to kill. [*] this almost sounds like a player issue where people hand out free ...
by NecromancerAnne
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag

The only people who have eshields are ops and who cares about what you do to ops. Ops are reasonable escalation to just go ham on, they're a murderbone antag. If you mean deswords, security are geared for deswords too, they have ebolas and maintainer mandate that ebolas are unstoppable. I recognise ...
by NecromancerAnne
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag

I don't think anyone things miners are anything fair, but it is in the confines of their role. It's really more a problem when turned on other players and not in the confines of the PvE wankery that is lavaland. What does security require that they lack already? The only next logical step for most o...
by NecromancerAnne
Wed Oct 20, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag
Replies: 29
Views: 2215

Re: [MRP] Triple Threat: Powergaming, Powergaming as Sec, and Powergaming as Antag

Don’t use OOC information or knowledge that your character would not reasonably be aware of just to give yourself an advantage. Do not powergame. Powergaming is gearing up or preparing in other ways to face an issue that is not related to your job and is not currently a credible threat. Someone goi...
by NecromancerAnne
Tue Oct 12, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Lack of player input on changes
Replies: 308
Views: 43687

Re: Lack of player input on changes

The orangeman looks back 6 years and weeps softly into his pillow, thinking about the infinite mistakes he has made.
by NecromancerAnne
Tue Oct 12, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Update the word filter to better represent the OOC-IC terms of today
Replies: 46
Views: 3010

Re: Update the word filter to better represent the OOC-IC terms of today

I like "robust/robusted", it sounds like the cute future slang you hear in some sci fi like "geeked" or "derezzed" or something. Gives a little bit of depth, and has a basis in real world vernacular, just applied more broadly.
by NecromancerAnne
Fri Oct 08, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: [MRP] dets “upgrading” their gun to .357
Replies: 19
Views: 1886

Re: [MRP] dets “upgrading” their gun to .357

It's worth noting, and I know this just policy so a bit off topic, that the revolver does get at least one shot off before it starts rolling the dice on misfire and you need to clean it. This means you can use the revolver for one very specific usage. Shooting weapons out of peoples hands like a bad...
by NecromancerAnne
Tue Oct 05, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Breaking the Tram on Tramstation IS AGAINST THE RULES YOU IDIOTS
Replies: 176
Views: 6758

Re: Breaking the Tram on Tramstation IS AGAINST THE RULES YOU IDIOTS

Fhaxaris wrote: Tue Oct 05, 2021 6:36 pm here, have this funny

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Someone get Hulk to read and record this holy shit.
by NecromancerAnne
Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Breaking the Tram on Tramstation IS AGAINST THE RULES YOU IDIOTS
Replies: 176
Views: 6758

Re: Breaking the Tram on Tramstation IS AGAINST THE RULES YOU IDIOTS

Inconvenient station design focused around an even larger inconvenient navigation method that only a small number of people can use at a given time and have fight over doesn't equal good gameplay. It's just movement bottlenecking for a decent chunk of the station trying to get where they need to go,...
by NecromancerAnne
Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Breaking the Tram on Tramstation IS AGAINST THE RULES YOU IDIOTS
Replies: 176
Views: 6758

Re: Breaking the Tram on Tramstation IS AGAINST THE RULES YOU IDIOTS

make the station longer, make the tram faster--the two changes ive been asking for but dont have the mapping patience to do Tram is already a clusterfuck to navigate, making it longer only exasperates the problems with the station as is. It's not even explicitly that the tram itself is both suicida...
by NecromancerAnne
Sat Sep 18, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: Okay seriously what's the point of the detective's revolver
Replies: 77
Views: 5123

Re: Okay seriously what's the point of the detective's revolver

Well it's been a bit. If you have some ideas for what to do, maybe a PR.