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zoned materials

Post by Ragnarok » Wed Apr 28, 2010 1:02 am

There could be a type of material that is zoned. You would not be able to go through it with OO or PZ. That way, there could be entire forts made out of it that you can only go on when you are zoned. You could make a double war type map where there are zoned and regular bases. Also, SB and PZ bullets can not go through the material. I think it would be a very fun type of material.
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Re: zoned materials

Post by darkid » Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:09 pm

e.g. teleports with a wall behind them.
or teleports inside a building... they act like a fly trap. Believe me... i've tried. (As anyone who played on the older version of Zoned can contest.)
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Re: zoned materials

Post by Ragnarok » Wed Apr 28, 2010 11:58 pm

But this would be different. SB and PZ bullets can go through teleports and walls, but they wouldn't be able to with this material. Also, you can drive through walls and teleports when you are zoned, except with PZ you become unzoned when you go through a tele again. This material wouldn't do that. It would be like normal material when you are zoned.
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Re: zoned materials

Post by Bambino » Thu Apr 29, 2010 12:52 am

You can do this with properly placed and linked teleporters, boxes, and death physics.
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Re: zoned materials

Post by Ragnarok » Thu Apr 29, 2010 12:54 am

?
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Re: zoned materials

Post by joevano » Thu Apr 29, 2010 12:58 am

Bambino wrote:You can do this with properly placed and linked teleporters, boxes, and death physics.
In other words... you can already do what you are suggesting, Ragnarok...
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Re: zoned materials

Post by Ragnarok » Thu Apr 29, 2010 1:06 am

oh...
Then why hasn't anyone bothered to try to make a map like that?
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Re: zoned materials

Post by Bambino » Thu Apr 29, 2010 2:59 am

Ragnarok wrote:oh...
Then why hasn't anyone bothered to try to make a map like that?
Some maps have some of those features, like having a teleporter link to the same side you enter from. I believe Abominable made a map with a base protected by teleporters.

Who knows, maybe you could make a map with all the features you suggested.
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Re: zoned materials

Post by Ragnarok » Thu Apr 29, 2010 8:53 pm

I don't know how to make maps. I want to, but my computer probable can't take most of the map making stuff. :(
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Re: zoned materials

Post by joevano » Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:06 pm

Most just use a text editor (Notepad, notepad++, smultron, textmate)... no real power needed. And the BZFlag server software is very low cpu intensive. If you can play bzflag, your machine is MORE than capable.
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Re: zoned materials

Post by Ragnarok » Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:11 pm

oh... ok. thanks.
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"If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared." - N.M.
"He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not will be victorious." - Sun Tzu
"I am not afraid of an army of lions lead by a sheep, but I am afraid of an army of sheep lead by a lion." - Alexander the Great
"War does not determine who is right - only who is left." - Bertrand Russell
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Re: zoned materials

Post by Abominable » Mon Oct 04, 2010 4:48 am

I made a paintball map protected by teles, but it's not different once you enter with PZ, you just can't enter through the teles, just exit.
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