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Skald

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Alternative Weapon Design: More Weapons for More Gore!
« on: November 14, 2013, 06:33:25 pm »

Hey, so its that time of year again where I get the itch to slap as much modded material into my game and just have a grand ol' time with crazy things.

Armored Skirts to add protection to the legs? Yep.

Massive Mauls to crunch skulls? Yep.

Guns? Why not. (I saw something about a booze cannon. Still debating if I go back and add that as well.)

The mods fer personal use only (and of course, buggy as hell since I'm slapping it together best that I can) so its not really a case of ask and share, but it does mean that I have very little experience generating unique material when the call comes for it.

SO. Long story short. Does anyone have a decent setup for Melee based Harpoons (Which really are just barbed spears for all intents and purposes, I just want something more than Short spears and regulars.)?

Any input would be appreciated.
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Re: Alternative Weapon Design: More Weapons for More Gore!
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2013, 08:10:15 pm »

A weapon about the size of a short spear with a semi decent edged attack would probably be the closest to simulating a harpoons ability to tear flesh.
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Re: Alternative Weapon Design: More Weapons for More Gore!
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2013, 06:11:44 am »

Make a harpoon which explodes into web.
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Re: Alternative Weapon Design: More Weapons for More Gore!
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2013, 11:03:20 am »

Make a harpoon which explodes into web.

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Re: Alternative Weapon Design: More Weapons for More Gore!
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2013, 11:06:58 pm »

A weapon about the size of a short spear with a semi decent edged attack would probably be the closest to simulating a harpoons ability to tear flesh.

Alright, so a short spear with tearing attack in addition to stabbing? How would one go about denoting that?

I've got stats for a short spear, I'm just terrible at modifying weapons past minor tweaks.

[ITEM_WEAPON:ITEM_WEAPON_SHORT_SPEAR]
   [NAME:short spear:short spears]
   [SIZE:300]
   [SKILL:SPEAR]
   [TWO_HANDED:15000]
   [MINIMUM_SIZE:5000]
   [MATERIAL_SIZE:2]
   [ATTACK:EDGE:15:7000:stab:stabs:NO_SUB:1000]
   [ATTACK:BLUNT:400:160:bash:bashes:shaft:1250]

Webbing Seems a bit...too far. The overall goal would also to have it as a throwing weapon that they don't immediately lose, but that can settle until the game is capable of such things.
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Re: Alternative Weapon Design: More Weapons for More Gore!
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2013, 12:13:59 am »

Alright, so a short spear with tearing attack in addition to stabbing? How would one go about denoting that?

High contact area, very low penetration depth. Great wide wounds mean a lot of blood, but you don't want your "harpoon" to lop off arms and legs all willy-nilly.
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