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by Jesus
Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:21 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: recipe contest: ends 11-18
Replies: 81
Views: 83636

Re: recipe contest: ends 11-18

Heh. It's value could be given as "priceless", but when you try to sell it... "It turns out that it's only worth one million theoretical chips. No one actually wants to give you anything for it." And it could have a "discard" link... "You slip the flail into an inconspicuous nook and try to stealthi...
by Jesus
Mon Mar 16, 2009 1:18 am
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: recipe contest: ends 11-18
Replies: 81
Views: 83636

Re: recipe contest: ends 11-18

The Bard's Play + Mourning Star Epic Flail This thing looked good on paper, but holding it in your hand all you can think of is "You'll shoot your eye out, kid." You can't really shoot your eye out with it, although something tells you that you can come close. +10 Melee damage Critical hits become f...
by Jesus
Tue Mar 10, 2009 11:19 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Watchmen
Replies: 21
Views: 7704

Re: Watchmen

Ozymandias was right.
by Jesus
Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:10 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Happy birthday, Greg
Replies: 19
Views: 7206

Re: Happy birthday, Greg

I see what you mean. Section break++!

And five.
by Jesus
Wed Feb 11, 2009 10:55 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: forum trade?
Replies: 15
Views: 5412

Re: forum trade?

Ryme wrote:...and maybe by posting desired items on your profile.
Or putting them in your forum sig? I would guess Cris got some trucks that way.
by Jesus
Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:40 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Happy birthday, Greg
Replies: 19
Views: 7206

And four.
by Jesus
Wed Feb 04, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Happy birthday, Greg
Replies: 19
Views: 7206

And there's part three.
by Jesus
Sat Jan 31, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Happy birthday, Greg
Replies: 19
Views: 7206

It'll get Twilight-ier...
by Jesus
Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:20 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: 1M Chip Lottery [Winners Announced!]
Replies: 19
Views: 8568

Awesome! This will certainly speed up my acquisition of a... certain merit badge. In no... uncertain terms. Yay for Random! And Devil Dice.
by Jesus
Thu Jan 29, 2009 12:20 am
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Happy birthday, Greg
Replies: 19
Views: 7206

Happy birthday, Greg

When I add something, I'll edit it into this post and post again to bump it. This is a work of fiction; any real birthdays by people named Greg are purely coincidental. + Greg stalked back to his cubicle, thick stacks of paper in either hand. He dropped them on his desk at the same time, so they ma...
by Jesus
Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:44 am
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: X-Box (360) Live Gamer Tags
Replies: 11
Views: 5117

I've got a 360, but no broadband.


I've got to say, the coolest thing about dial-up is that when your internet goes down, you can't call anyone about it.
by Jesus
Wed Nov 12, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: recipe contest: ends 11-18
Replies: 81
Views: 83636

Lack of Pies + Schrödinger's Box = Futility Belt You place the lack of pies inside the box and close the lid. Several seconds pass in silence, then the box shudders and turns itself inside out... sort of. Where there was once a box is now a belt with many handy pouches. The coloration and design of ...
by Jesus
Thu Jul 03, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Superhero Comics
Replies: 14
Views: 4766

The most recent incarnation of Thunderbolts kicks ass. Kick-Ass also kicks ass. I really didn't dig Jon Romita Jr.'s art until Neil Gaiman's Eternals mini. Which was also good. Ultimates and Ultimates 2 were good. Civil War was awesome, with the exception of the Thunderbolts tie-in (the book still s...
by Jesus
Sun May 25, 2008 12:04 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Undiscovered badge
Replies: 12
Views: 4535

There are plenty of items that do nothing but combine with other items -- glob of goo comes to mind -- but how many actually do nothing? Kindling?
by Jesus
Tue May 20, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Math Area Discussion
Replies: 20
Views: 6187

It'd be an easy place to slip in a Toy Story reference. "To infinity... and beyond!"

Just trying to clean it up a bit.
by Jesus
Tue May 20, 2008 8:00 pm
Forum: Testing & Debugging
Topic: Minor Bugs
Replies: 226
Views: 92431

I know, I've been in that boat (I thought a shock grenade would have worked better against robots...) The point is, if you absolutely, positively need to hit something, Naturalists are the only class with no guarantee. Of course, everyone can sling enerbun around, but you can't equip something to gi...
by Jesus
Mon May 19, 2008 12:14 am
Forum: Testing & Debugging
Topic: Minor Bugs
Replies: 226
Views: 92431

The problem is that it's hard to imagine defenses damage making a difference with higher level encounters, while at the lower level fatal defense damage is likely to come only after the player misses a lot. It's frustrating to miss a lot, and seeing a creature take damage that should kill it isn't e...
by Jesus
Sat May 17, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: Testing & Debugging
Topic: Minor Bugs
Replies: 226
Views: 92431

I'm not sure if this is intentional, but...
Your opponent is damaged by your fierce defenses, and takes 11 damage.
Cannot lead to victory if you do no other damage. My fierce defenses did over 100 damage to a retro rave creature without killing it. I think those guys can take about 40.
by Jesus
Thu May 15, 2008 9:54 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Creative player ideas for in-game items, zones, etc.
Replies: 1543
Views: 656890

I just spent a couple weeks in the City of Lost Robots, getting mangled data plates to churn code out of. As a result, I have a bunch of electronic computer components I really have no use for. That got me thinking... there are only two types of computers that can be built anyway. But then, what oth...
by Jesus
Thu Feb 07, 2008 3:51 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: In-Game Goals
Replies: 21
Views: 7239

Satan wrote:... Jesus. You trying to step my collection of 1 of everything, eh?
Yes :)

Actually, the reason is less competitive and more laziness. When new combination items are added, I don't want to have to go hunting for the parts. And 10 is such a nice, round number.
by Jesus
Mon Feb 04, 2008 3:19 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: In-Game Goals
Replies: 21
Views: 7239

Right now, I'm trying to collect 10 of everything, shy of the rare talismans and ridiculously expensive things like the coal stuff, donation items, Bass-O-Matics... It's going to be a pain to get all the jetpack intermediate steps done. Currently, I'm wrapping up the 'one of everything' phase. Still...
by Jesus
Sat Jan 19, 2008 1:38 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: The Twilight Heroes Wiki
Replies: 293
Views: 112518

Olaf wrote:...the wiki works. I will work on preventing this.
Hilarious!
by Jesus
Tue Jan 01, 2008 12:15 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: My day job...
Replies: 13
Views: 5324

Now I'm wonderin' how the IRS would collect tax off a superhero income. Officially, income from theft is supposed to be reported on your return. How do they go about enforcing that? I don't know about that, but I remember reading about a tax on illegal drugs before. Apparently, in some states you c...
by Jesus
Sat Dec 15, 2007 11:24 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Events: Possible or No?
Replies: 12
Views: 4841

Ryme wrote:...but they won't be tied to normal human celebrations.
That's okay. I like robots better anyway.

Do robots have any celebrations?
by Jesus
Sun Dec 09, 2007 11:37 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Elemental Guide
Replies: 9
Views: 4857

With 15 PP up for grabs every turn, and an almost full heal available for 20 PP, Elementals are sitting pretty for any combat. Basically, the same set-up works for Elementals and Psions, except that for Psions, healing is a more costly prospect. 1) Cape 2) Locket 3) Lexura Infinides D-8 4) Pandimens...
by Jesus
Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:28 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Welding
Replies: 24
Views: 10145

Unconventional welding? I'm reminded of the Dogwelder.

"A thin, silent man in a welder's mask who spot welds dead canines to evildoers, resulting in extreme burns and general horror. The question of how exactly one can weld a flesh and blood animal to a person is not answered by the series."
by Jesus
Sun Dec 02, 2007 9:15 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Transportation
Replies: 25
Views: 9853

You know, I really thought there'd be a raft, then a ship, then a penultimate fantasy airship to unlock major new areas. Or something like that. Isn't that how games go?

Although, I have to admit I love the idea of going into space and/or fighting aliens. It's what superheroes do!
by Jesus
Sun Dec 02, 2007 1:10 am
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: December 2007's Item of the Month - Aegis Flux Incapacitator
Replies: 20
Views: 8091

The Cape is good for everyone. If you've got one, there's no reason why you wouldn't use it. The shield is good for low level characters, for the HP and damage. It's also good for high level characters taking on enemies who scale with level. That being said, it's almost a must-have for powerleveling...
by Jesus
Sat Dec 01, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: December 2007's Item of the Month - Aegis Flux Incapacitator
Replies: 20
Views: 8091

The Cape's +10 PP/turn and +item are great. They pretty much let you cast spells at will and the +item% is twice as good as the next two pieces of equipment combined. As for the shield... +20 to maximum HP -- half of a silver star Attacker takes 5 damage -- close to a Paradox Naught +20% resist fire...
by Jesus
Sat Dec 01, 2007 11:15 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: The Twilight Heroes Wiki
Replies: 293
Views: 112518

Jesus wrote:But maybe we just used up the monthly allowance of bandwidth or something.
I win.

Predictable monthly event? Yeah, every month it could be predicted that it'd eat up that 6 GB that much faster :)
by Jesus
Thu Nov 29, 2007 9:13 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: The Level 5 Quest
Replies: 25
Views: 8389

mad hamish wrote:You type like you're on a phone or only have 3 fingers.
If anyone catches me doing that, I'd like to take some time now to point out that "LOL" and "OMFG" are part of my everyday vocabulary. Usually to make fun of something in a ridiculously over-the-top way.

But if I use "u", please ostracize me.
by Jesus
Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:19 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: Transportation
Replies: 25
Views: 9853

Just remember to unequip your shoes before you get on the plane.
by Jesus
Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:14 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: The Level 5 Quest
Replies: 25
Views: 8389

Say you're standing in front of a locked door. Now imagine you try to open the door. I can't summon water buffalo either, but I imagine one can knock down a door. Although I'm reminded of the Mythbusters where they tested 'bull in a china shop'; the bull avoided the shelves. Maybe it'd be cool to h...
by Jesus
Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:10 pm
Forum: Testing & Debugging
Topic: Upcoming features and wish list
Replies: 331
Views: 278294

Then there's the whole "what the heck does a league do besides hold our stuff?" question and at that point I'd need a bunch of creative work as well... To beat a dead horse by invoking the name of KoL... What do clans do there? You've got chat, stuff holding, clan equipment, and meatsink. Did I say...
by Jesus
Mon Nov 26, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: The Twilight Heroes Wiki
Replies: 293
Views: 112518

Well, if anyone wants to sort through it, I copy/pasted a few of the text files I had handy.

http://twilightheroes.scribblewiki.com/Info_Dump
by Jesus
Sun Nov 25, 2007 10:01 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: The Twilight Heroes Wiki
Replies: 293
Views: 112518

I've got a lot of the exp/item/chip drops saved in text files, along with a lot of the one-time adventure text. Also Merit Badge stuff and level info for Psions and Naturalists, and exp levels up to 31. But maybe we just used up the monthly allowance of bandwidth or something. I'm in no rush to put ...
by Jesus
Sun Nov 25, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: save/lose time
Replies: 11
Views: 4725

Speaking of saving/losing time, and to take the conversation in a different direction... It'd be neat if there were items that made your bedtime sooner . Like, say, some kind of alcohol would move bedtime 30 min closer and give you a "feel no pain" damage reduction effect. A tradeoff. Something like...
by Jesus
Sat Nov 24, 2007 11:11 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: chat channels
Replies: 38
Views: 10039

Heroes' Guild Lounge -- Heroes hanging around after/before a hard night's patrolling

The Police Band -- Heroes chatting while patrolling, listening for trouble

*shrug*
by Jesus
Fri Nov 23, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Gameplay & Discussion
Topic: The Twilight Heroes Wiki
Replies: 293
Views: 112518

I want to spade Aura: Keen Observation. Got the XP side pretty well covered... but the chip side is still up in the air. What I really need is for people to help spade unboosted chip ranges. I figure a lot of people are just chip farming at the Cube Theater , and if they wouldn't mind taking off the...
by Jesus
Fri Nov 23, 2007 12:41 am
Forum: Off the Wall
Topic: Tell us about your day.
Replies: 40
Views: 14410

I made some twice baked potatoes, Some steaks in a mushroomy sauce, applesauce, and an apple pie. Applesauce you can buy at a store blows. Making it yourself is infinitely better. I also made the pie crust, which, according to other people, is supposed to be a bitch. There were obvious tears in the ...