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NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by gentle giant » Mon Mar 02, 2009 3:16 am

I was thinking we could have a tag game . 1 person would be able to shoot while the other tanks go get narrow flag, steath flag, cloaking flag...and try to dodge bullets. It would be the ultimate dodging skills game. The only problems are that we would have change the name to a cooler one and there should be more than 3 players to be able to have fun. Maybe add bots to stay on the server. :idea: 8) :D Thanks for feedback. gentle giant
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Re: NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by Bambino » Mon Mar 02, 2009 4:17 am

I don't understand. So you try to dodge with Narrow and Stealth and Cloak? That would be easy with N, T and Cl.
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Post by blast » Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:09 am

Sounds a lot like rabbit chase...
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Re: NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by FiringSquad » Mon Mar 02, 2009 2:31 pm

This could be fun with a few changes.
Whoever is "it" would have an "IT" flag.
This should be a fairly powerful flag so that someone can't just camp in an invincible spot. I would suggest the powers of Wings, Super Bullet and Burrow combined. When you are "it" you have a set time to shoot someone otherwise you die, lose points and another is chosen as "it" just like rabbit.
If you manage to shoot someone then they become "it".
You can shoot at the player who is "it" for points but then you become "it".
It is a little like rabbit-chase but it would still be quite a different game.

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Re: NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by gentle giant » Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:49 pm

Flags you pickup would be powerups for dodging when your not 'It'.
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Re: NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by joevano » Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:57 pm

So how is this not different than Rabbit? And if the other people just dodge and can't shoot how do you get to be "IT". Sounds like it is fun for the person who is "IT" and absolutely no one else.

I would suggest you learn a bit about our game and THEN start making suggestions to change it.
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Re: NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by gentle giant » Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:05 pm

This is the opposite of Rabbit Hunt. Rabbit Hunt is when everyone chases 1 person. Tag is where 1 person chases everyone.
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Post by Agent West » Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:51 pm

Technically, rabithunt can be looked at this way too, yet it is possible to make it like hide-and-seek (no radar) where ppl who hide can't shoot, and "it" person can. Use a plug-in to spawn you in place where you got shot, like that it gives everyone a chance to re-hide. Another plug-in might have to be made to keep everyone exept "it" from shooting/tagging each other (or killing "it").

just like hide-and-seek in real life when y'all were little kids :)
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Re: NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by joevano » Tue Mar 03, 2009 1:46 am

Again (because you didn't read my point)... Where is the fun in this for ANYONE but the person who is it? How do you become it? Last one alive??? Well that gets boring for most real fast. This would be a fail for a game mode in my book.
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Re: NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by gentle giant » Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:25 pm

This game mode would probably be more of a "Training skills" mode. It would be fun if you have a fun map. It doesn't sound that fun YET, but with some more of your suggestions it would sound more fun.
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Re: NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by gentle giant » Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:33 pm

I got it! There would be a version were you have no radar and the people not it would automatically have steamroller applied to them. Therefore they would sneak up on people trying to avoid being seen by the person who is "it" and steamroll other people who are not it.
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Re: NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by joevano » Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:33 am

Nope, it would just make it more complicated and even harder to understand...
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Re: NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by puffball » Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:18 pm

i thought of an idea like this one only the person it is like a super tank. but it only got me negative comments about it.

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Re: NEW GAME MODE IDEA!!!

Post by gentle giant » Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:49 pm

Yeah, The Idea has to be perfect for it to go into bzflag.
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Post by Tank 52 » Sat Mar 28, 2009 9:50 pm

Not just that,you also have to have the ability to code up your idea after they say yes or it's ok,or someone you know who could,and the right version for it to work would have to be out,some ideas can't be done until the next version's out anyway,although this one probably would work in this version,but that's just because it seems similar to rabbit chase,seems just like the rabbit going after hunters. And if the rabbit dosnt get a kill in blah blah blah amount of time,it will die.I have played that type once a while ago,and the fact that the IT person gets the power of burrow,wings,and super bullet seems like you just want a flag you can use that will own anyone else.
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