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Re: Classic traitoring tactics that need to be used more

Golems are never taken because people (rightfully usually) assume they are a boring role and aren't even independent. But people will ALWAYS join when they know they will get free antag. So, how do you utilize that? Start as sci doing xenobiology. In the offtime, build an arsenal in the maint (loads...
by Arathian
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:07 pm
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Classic traitoring tactics that need to be used more
Replies: 72
Views: 3531

Re: Manuel - Naming Policy

Without going one by one: Puns should not be allowed on RP servers. I don't mind Bal Dee being a bald bearded guy, but it doesn't really fit the RP theme. Titles and nicknames are not allowed in ANY server and I always had a hard disagree stance with that. Especially on the RP server. Titles (dr. si...
by Arathian
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:03 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Manuel - Naming Policy
Replies: 17
Views: 283

Re: ATTN: USERS WITH LEFT-LOOKING AVATARS

Liberals look to the right, true enlightened monarchists look to the left.

Get on my level.
by Arathian
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:15 pm
 
Forum: NTR Hut
Topic: ATTN: USERS WITH LEFT-LOOKING AVATARS
Replies: 53
Views: 434

Re: Escalation against security falsely arresting you

A) shoot the officers that are unknowingly protecting the shitsec officer If, say, you decide on violence to get back at the <objectively griefing shitsec> (OGS) as is your right and then that escalates to violence with the rest of sec, it should be "valid" for both sides. You can't be &q...
by Arathian
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:29 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Escalation against security falsely arresting you
Replies: 59
Views: 2185

Re: ITT: Racial Ideas

I don't know a single person who didn't like the chocolate poisoning for cats, besides Oranges.

Light trolling with a new feature was both expected and part of the experience.

It won't come back because Great Leader didn't like it, but it was (and is) a great addition.
by Arathian
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:15 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: ITT: Racial Ideas
Replies: 12
Views: 185

Re: Escalation against security falsely arresting you

You know, this was a good conversation and it something that still remains unresolved. I would like a headmin to at least chip in on this. On this note, I started keeping count since coming back and I get killed more often by sec than antags on Terry of all places. And those who play with me know I ...
by Arathian
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:33 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Escalation against security falsely arresting you
Replies: 59
Views: 2185

Re: isy232 cumplaint peanut

I wonder if minor tiding to steal some weapons and to open a black market is allowed.
by Arathian
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:14 pm
 
Forum: NTR Hut
Topic: isy232 cumplaint peanut
Replies: 33
Views: 581

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

I don't understand why people attack skoglol like he has some nefarious plan tbh.

What is his master plan? Step 1: removing cloning step 2: remove cloning code entirely step 3: ??? step 4: world domination. Something like that?

I mean, I disagree also but take it down a notch.
by Arathian
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:46 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 153
Views: 3400

Re: PR discussion thread:alternative to removing cloning #48700

I prefer removing or putting cloning behind tech over this. This will get broken all the time.
by Arathian
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:36 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: PR discussion thread:alternative to removing cloning #48700
Replies: 19
Views: 487

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

@skoglol: I would like you to consider 2 amendments before the PR goes through. The cloning ruin should remain. We still have things like sleepers, the old medkit etc in ruins (space or lavaland). They are meant to be rare finds that can be very useful to the round and a reward for the dangerous exp...
by Arathian
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:34 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 153
Views: 3400

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

Also, Oranges, if you can't take a bit of heat when changing fundamental mechanics, step down. I will add that part. I am not going to listen to you, who rage quit the entire server after I prevented you from posting in coding-general, lecture me about taking heat. I am perfectly happy to take heat...
by Arathian
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:56 am
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 153
Views: 3400

Re: re: manuel

I like Kat Green's gimmick :( They are harmless and fun. Why not just accept it's what they enjoy and leave it at that? Anyway, so far, I played a few games. I don't really RP in the traditional sense of the word (I find it cringy, won't lie) but most who know me know I do the "employee of stat...
by Arathian
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:31 am
 
Forum: NTR Hut
Topic: re: manuel
Replies: 248
Views: 3161

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

somehow this thread is even lower quality than the github pr :roll: Orangey, I've seen less drama in unban requests by pubbies caught griefing. Let alone something as massive as changing a fundamental mechanic that the game has relied upon for around at least a decade. A freaking DECADE. There game...
by Arathian
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:23 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 153
Views: 3400

Re: AdminTrainer Wubli encouraging validhunting

WGW is not bannable (unless done so frequently in different rounds that it crosses a line). It just makes you valid. This has been a long, long, long, long precedent and Wubli acted entirely correct in telling you that. Also, WGW is tradition. There are other servers with a huge stick up their arse ...
by Arathian
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:34 pm
 
Forum: Admin Complaints
Topic: AdminTrainer Wubli encouraging validhunting
Replies: 13
Views: 863

Re: Limit Crew's Access to (Projectile) Weapons

That is a terrible idea krok, I mean come on. Printing unlimited ammo from any lathe is stupid, I agree. But ordering guns, ammo etc should absolutely be a thing. That's part of ss13 and it should be up to the captain/security to stop it if they don't like it (with whatever consequences trying to di...
by Arathian
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:09 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Limit Crew's Access to (Projectile) Weapons
Replies: 21
Views: 399

Re: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK

My notes: -Roundstart cloning removal VERY good. I long advocated for it and am happy. -Completely removing cloning VERY bad. Like, it's a fucking terrible change. I will write an autistic paragraph below to explain my reasoning. -Removing cloning ruin bad. Even if we completely remove cloning, the ...
by Arathian
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:50 pm
 
Forum: Coding Feedback
Topic: CLONING REMOVAL FEEDBACK
Replies: 153
Views: 3400

Re: Remove magboots

Magboots don't allow you to be slipped. I use them all the time when I do xenobio since the slowdown is negated by the slimes.
by Arathian
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:25 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Remove magboots
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: ITT I attempt to post once a day for a year

PAS posts here every day and we almost have a new world war.

Coincidence? I don't believe so.
by Arathian
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:54 pm
 
Forum: NTR Hut
Topic: ITT I attempt to post once a day for a year
Replies: 40
Views: 590

Re: generalthrax

Absolutely amazing lad and great terrymin. Always helpful and polite in all his bwoinks or ahelps.
by Arathian
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:18 pm
 
Forum: Admin Feedback
Topic: generalthrax
Replies: 7
Views: 502

Re: Remove "The Room" theme [POLL]

robocop is the only ss13 intro that is acceptable and I say that as a ssethtider.

Fuck the room theme.
by Arathian
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:17 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Remove "The Room" theme [POLL]
Replies: 35
Views: 1140

Re: Ash Walkers and their Fluff Text

Ash walkers would always just walk to engineering to flood plasma and sabotage the supermatter because somehow spear chucking cave people know how atmospheric and power generation equipment works on a space station Keep em off the station Make their primary objective to get bodies. Mass flooding to...
by Arathian
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:03 am
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Ash Walkers and their Fluff Text
Replies: 18
Views: 375

Re: Make people who cut down Christmas trees valid

only if they cut down the tree in a boring way, as opposed to PM: Kevinz000/(Mekhi Anderson)->ErgoReaper/(Jacob Richardson): Hey, uh, what happend back at the bar? PM: ErgoReaper/(Jacob Richardson)->Kevinz000/(Mekhi Anderson): HOP told me to get rid of the christmas tree PM: ErgoReaper/(Jacob Richa...
by Arathian
Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:21 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Make people who cut down Christmas trees valid
Replies: 20
Views: 704

Re: Restore Dynamic on Terry

Thanks headmins!
by Arathian
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:14 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Restore Dynamic on Terry
Replies: 49
Views: 1204

Re: Restore Dynamic on Terry

This is coming from the guy I had to ban from our coding channel for complaining about game changes. get the fuck off I was complaining about you trying to gut a thing I enjoy for """balance""" yes. Almost like I consistently don't like that shit you keep trying to pul...
by Arathian
Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:50 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Restore Dynamic on Terry
Replies: 49
Views: 1204

Re: Restore Dynamic on Terry

That's a false dilemma though.
by Arathian
Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:03 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Restore Dynamic on Terry
Replies: 49
Views: 1204

Re: Restore Dynamic on Terry

Oooor just put all the servers on dynamic, since it is overall a better gamemode with less opportunities to metagame, and the early problems it had have been addressed? It is no longer an antag-fest, luckily. But yeah, it still doesn't have that many rounds that are longer than about an hour, and t...
by Arathian
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:57 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Restore Dynamic on Terry
Replies: 49
Views: 1204

Re: Restore Dynamic on Terry

Farquaar wrote:In your view, should the game be balanced around dynamic, or should it be balanced around secret?


The game is an RPG and "balancing" stuff is against the spirit.
by Arathian
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:46 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Restore Dynamic on Terry
Replies: 49
Views: 1204

Restore Dynamic on Terry

Headmins voted between them to remove dynamic from Terry for (apparently) consistency. First of all, events hall is also EU and it is on secret, so EU players who really prefer secret have a low latency option already. Yes, events hall is dead. It's because people prefer dynamic on Terry. We had a p...
by Arathian
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:09 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Restore Dynamic on Terry
Replies: 49
Views: 1204

Re: Imsxz

Imsex is goodmin but should upload more agent videos cause those are my favourite by far.

Stealth cat > murderbony cat.
by Arathian
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:19 am
 
Forum: Admin Feedback
Topic: Imsxz
Replies: 142
Views: 11829

Re: Put dynamic on all servers

Why is Terry on secret anyway? Terry had a vote and (I believe) voted overwhelmingly in favour of keeping dynamic.

If dynamic "needs more testing" maybe we should do that fucking testing on at least 1 server?
by Arathian
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:21 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Put dynamic on all servers
Replies: 57
Views: 2005

Re: thinkin' bout vampires

It's not irrational, they don't fit with the scifi setting. Wizards, religious fanatics, curators etc don't either though. Not to mention the F-words. SS13 hasn't really been a "pure" scifi setting from the start. Why are vampires especially egregious? The car is already dented, lets just...
by Arathian
Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:59 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: thinkin' bout vampires
Replies: 14
Views: 480

Re: thinkin' bout vampires

oranges wrote:It's not irrational, they don't fit with the scifi setting.


Wizards, religious fanatics, curators etc don't either though. Not to mention the F-words.

SS13 hasn't really been a "pure" scifi setting from the start. Why are vampires especially egregious?
by Arathian
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:05 pm
 
Forum: Ideas
Topic: thinkin' bout vampires
Replies: 14
Views: 480

[Ivanissacs] Arathian Kebabopoulos - requested ban lift

BYOND account: Arathian Character name: N/A Ban type: requested ban Ban length: requested ban (it's perma) Ban reason: "Requested to be permabanned. Please lift this upon the player's request" Time ban was placed: 23/9/2019 Server you were playing on when banned: N/A Round ID in which ban...
by Arathian
Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:15 pm
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Ivanissacs] Arathian Kebabopoulos - requested ban lift
Replies: 1
Views: 234

[Discord - only #coding-general] Arathian

Discord username: Arathian#9104 Banning admin: Oranges Ban reason: Oranges thinks my opinions are dumb, or to quote: "you were blocked from coderbus because every time you open your mouth there you spew retarded comments with no basis in reality" Time ban was placed: About 3-4 days ago. I...
by Arathian
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:56 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [Discord - only #coding-general] Arathian
Replies: 2
Views: 311

Re: Ignoring/looting dead people in medbay

I think this is less about people looting a corpse's firesuit because the station is on fire right now and more about "lol time to break into medbay to get epic phat lewtz off of corpses. Neat, this assistant has insuls and toolbelt *YOINK*" type situations. why is this bad? I am saying w...
by Arathian
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:36 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Ignoring/looting dead people in medbay
Replies: 50
Views: 1499

Re: Ignoring/looting dead people in medbay

I think this is less about people looting a corpse's firesuit because the station is on fire right now and more about "lol time to break into medbay to get epic phat lewtz off of corpses. Neat, this assistant has insuls and toolbelt *YOINK*" type situations.
by Arathian
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:12 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Ignoring/looting dead people in medbay
Replies: 50
Views: 1499

Re: Trialmin Review: Cynic716

There is nothing wrong with backing your stance, and you shouldn't expect people to just take openly derogatory languages or insults lying down. Insult them back. It crosses the line when you use your admeme powers to punish something that shouldn't be punished. I will never blame a mod for telling...
by Arathian
Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:15 am
 
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Trialmin Review: Cynic716
Replies: 47
Views: 2498

Re: Trialmin Review: Cynic716

Was the center of the whole Takov drama-llama. I have no opinions on them besides that since they seem to mostly admin in NA servers. I haven't noticed any bad bans coming from them and they didn't ban takov either. Although, if what Morto says is true, it is a big cause of concern. It's the interne...
by Arathian
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:41 am
 
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Trialmin Review: Cynic716
Replies: 47
Views: 2498

Re: Trialmin Review: Zxaber

Patron Saint of Robotics indeed. And a great admeme.

Here's to hoping it will be at least a couple of year before he becomes jaded and hates everyone.
by Arathian
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:38 am
 
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: Trialmin Review: Zxaber
Replies: 6
Views: 367

Re: Ignoring/looting dead people in medbay

Scenario: I was RD and I was the only head in med pop shift (30ish people). I go to secure captain's locker. I find a 'tider inside captain's office. I tell him to go out, he refuses, I stunbaton and throw out. A bit later (~10m) I was literally gunned down absolutely randomly by the detective. The ...
by Arathian
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:04 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Ignoring/looting dead people in medbay
Replies: 50
Views: 1499

Re: Re-Enable Drones

Damage is meant to be difficult to repair though. If medbay is a crater every round then perhaps the issue isn't that there are no drones, but that there's too many ways to make it a crater/those ways are too easy. Limiting !fun! is not the way to make the game more, you know, actually fun. Having ...
by Arathian
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:34 am
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Re-Enable Drones
Replies: 43
Views: 1347

Re: Naloac

Wee! Grats Lepi!

So far, great interactions every time and has organized a few lowkey great events. I participated in yesterdays and it was really fun till someone stubbed-toe-tier called shuttle.
by Arathian
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:34 am
 
Forum: Admin Feedback
Topic: Naloac
Replies: 25
Views: 2706

Re: /tg/station Toolbox Charity Tournament 2.0

Sounds interesting.
by Arathian
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:37 am
 
Forum: Events Workshop
Topic: /tg/station Toolbox Charity Tournament 2.0
Replies: 29
Views: 16498

Re: [dinklenh] Arathian - Note Appeal for borging corpse

Right, but I didn't announce it IC and only the admins knew (because I messaged them). Furthermore, changelings go into stasis from damage, not randomly. I highly doubt someone knows the game enough to know the changeling ability but also little enough to not realize lings can't get out of suicide. ...
by Arathian
Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:43 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [dinklenh] Arathian - Note Appeal for borging corpse
Replies: 13
Views: 1223

Re: Admin Candidate and Tempmin Feedback General

Quick feedback on Naloac (Aka Lepi):

Few interactions with them so far as an admin, all of them great. Made a very fun snail event today on Terry. I hope they become a full trialmin soon!
by Arathian
Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:37 am
 
Forum: Admin Feedback
Topic: Admin Candidate and Tempmin Feedback General
Replies: 96
Views: 12585

Re: Serial tiders

I main RD, which along with the HoS, is the most "important" head for the station to function smoothly (hop also, but the comdom can do his job theoretically). I do it because, frankly, if no one is trying to tard wrangle a bit, research will be wasted, miners will never get their tools (m...
by Arathian
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:04 am
 
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Serial tiders
Replies: 112
Views: 3985

Re: [dinklenh] Arathian - Note Appeal for borging corpse

with the fact that just before you left you suicided instead of letting me put a ghost in your body I am still unclear why this is a major issue for you. I had a problem at work. I informed you I had to go. If you wanted to put my body into some other ghost, there is an admin resurrect that clears ...
by Arathian
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:38 am
 
Forum: Resolved Appeals
Topic: [dinklenh] Arathian - Note Appeal for borging corpse
Replies: 13
Views: 1223

Re: Escalation against security falsely arresting you

My personal take on this is seeing if someone took his actions "in good faith". In short, were they acting because they truly believed what they have been told and the evidence or because they "got valids - time to toolbox someone yay!". Of course, there is a reasonability clause...
by Arathian
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:36 pm
 
Forum: Policy Discussion
Topic: Escalation against security falsely arresting you
Replies: 59
Views: 2185

Re: Imsxz

If people involved in the stuff want an admin intervention, they will call for an admin. Stop ahelping stuff you are not involved in, snitch.
by Arathian
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:27 pm
 
Forum: Admin Feedback
Topic: Imsxz
Replies: 142
Views: 11829
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