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Offline Loki on: March 10, 2018, 04:50:53 PM

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was planning on taking a nap due to my diarrhea but while eating my dry pastry and drinking my black tea I thought out a situation: you're chasing an alien you almost killed, you heard him whine as he has low HP, he is faster than you but the map is kind of closed in certain areas and it's possible the alien didn't go all the way to the base, you don't have a radar or if you do it has a short range and all you can do is guess where that nasty (or cute) alien (furlien) went

BUT WHAT IF

there is a blood trail giving away his position?
doesn't have to be a decal that goes along the entire map, just some green blood drops every X meters

i've had countless such moments in Tremulous so I thought this could help, especially humans w/o a helmet hunting a bleeding goon

Offline Machine Medic #1 on: March 11, 2018, 03:21:51 AM

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humans w/o a helmet hunting a bleeding goon

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Online Rotacak #2 on: March 12, 2018, 12:42:51 AM

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was planning on taking a nap due to my diarrhea but while eating my dry pastry and drinking my black tea I thought out a situation: you're chasing an alien you almost killed, you heard him whine as he has low HP, he is faster than you but the map is kind of closed in certain areas and it's possible the alien didn't go all the way to the base, you don't have a radar or if you do it has a short range and all you can do is guess where that nasty (or cute) alien (furlien) went

BUT WHAT IF

there is a blood trail giving away his position?
doesn't have to be a decal that goes along the entire map, just some green blood drops every X meters

i've had countless such moments in Tremulous so I thought this could help, especially humans w/o a helmet hunting a bleeding goon

Furlien :) I like that.

Well, good idea but maybe also little dangerous for aliens because good thing for them is also to hide somewhere and be happy that human cannot find them.

Offline Loki #3 on: March 12, 2018, 10:01:18 AM

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Well, good idea but maybe also little dangerous for aliens because good thing for them is also to hide somewhere and be happy that human cannot find them.

yeah you're right, well then it doesn't have to be an accurate marker, it could just give you a rough clue of his whereabouts, i.e. it doesn't have to constantly replicate his position and would let's say release blood decal every 3-5 seconds
« Last Edit: March 13, 2018, 10:40:51 AM by Loki »