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Random reaction-ish idea
« on: July 01, 2010, 11:42:34 am »

Late at night in that stupor upon which everything sound funny and the most brilliant/stupid of ideas emerges this came to mind: Jello
As I sampled this semi-solid treat DF took over and I was thinking that it would be awesome to implement given the folloing criteria...

1) gelatin powder is put into water to instaintly solidify a square or two into jello, acts sorta like ice
2) this 'ice' acts like stone in a way that when dug out it leaves a 'stone' of edible gelatin for food and such.
3) Have it act like ice in the way that you can encase creatures in it, I laugh at the thought of having golbins as the fruity bits substitute.

So as someone who has never modded before I ask those of you who know if this is possible and then if it is reasonable plausible.
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Re: Random reaction-ish idea
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2010, 01:02:06 pm »

Simply not possible. And won't be in near future. There are only two ways to create natural walls cooling down magma and freezing water. Both are hardcoded.
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Re: Random reaction-ish idea
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2010, 01:17:41 pm »

Well you could freeze the water with the stuff. You'd just make it below waters freezing temperature, either extremely or just.

I have no idea how this frozen 'water' would act. I don't know if the powder will be recovered from being dug and if the ice will stay in boulder form or w/e
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