Safe genocide?

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Safe genocide?

Post by Gage » Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:15 pm

I was just on a map that had a flag called Safe Genocide. Never seen it before, and didn't get a chance to use it. Anyone know what it does?

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Re: Safe genocide?

Post by tainn » Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:29 pm

The Safe Genocide custom flag plugin is the same as Genocide, but without the mass-killing.

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Re: Safe genocide?

Post by Gage » Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:38 pm

That makes no sense. Genocide is mass-killing. So it does nothing?

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Re: Safe genocide?

Post by blast » Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:18 pm

It's just a point multiplier. When you kill someone on a team, you are awarded with a point for every player on that team.
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Re: Safe genocide?

Post by Zehra » Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:45 pm

From players which have spawned on said team, the amount of players which are spawned are the point increment in value. So if 5 red players are joined, but 3 are spawned, 3 points will be awarded.

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Re: Safe genocide?

Post by tainn » Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:50 am

It is as blast said, if you ignore the actual killing, the only factor that remains are point adjustments that come from Genocide, both positive and negative, if shooting a teammate.

It works in a similar fashion as the -tk argument does. If passed, when killing a teammate, you will get the -1 score reduction, but you will not die (league maps work that way). On default, the moment you teamkill someone, you also die.

The general idea behind it is not to hinder other people's current positioning when a teammate dies, but also yielding the points to the holder. If you consider that to be too soft when creating your own map, you always have the option of going with the classic Genocide.

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Re: Safe genocide?

Post by Zehra » Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:37 am

For a quick and approximate overview of what has been done in terms of plug-ins with regards to geno, the following threads may be viewed: Note: RogueGeno is not included, as it included within the official BZFlag distribution and official documentation is provided for it.

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