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GaxkangtheUnbound

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How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« on: July 07, 2010, 04:12:38 pm »

I know aluminum is the lightest material, and I need it for a hammerer. When I attempt to make it out of aluminum, however, I can only make it out of certain materials.
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2010, 04:17:21 pm »

why you dont firbid his hammer because I think that we cant make weapons from aluminium
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2010, 04:18:18 pm »

why you dont firbid his hammer because I think that we cant make weapons from aluminium
I guess I'll have to add a smelter reaction to make aluminum and platinum hammers.
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2010, 04:21:49 pm »

dont use because I think that is heavier than silver and gold
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2010, 04:30:07 pm »

You realize that a platinum hammer would send a creature flying.
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2010, 04:38:19 pm »

Yeah, platinum is on par with lead for weight.
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2010, 04:51:19 pm »

Have you tried adding [ITEMS_WEAPON] under the metal in inorganic_metal.txt in the RAWs?

Make sure it is in the raws in your data>save folder, not the general ones, but I don't think you should need to regen.
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2010, 05:05:22 pm »

Yeah, platinum is on par with lead for weight.
Gold is heavier than lead, platinum is heavier than gold. :P
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2010, 05:31:38 pm »

Have you tried adding [ITEMS_WEAPON] under the metal in inorganic_metal.txt in the RAWs?

Make sure it is in the raws in your data>save folder, not the general ones, but I don't think you should need to regen.
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2010, 05:34:50 pm »

Haha.  I didn't originally make it so flamboyant looking, but I was worried my real answer was going to be lost in the sea of people being generally unhelpful and arguing about comparative densities. 
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2010, 06:31:08 pm »

Yes, it can be surprising how a simple question and a simple answer to it sometimes takes so many posts to arrive at.
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2010, 07:08:05 pm »

Regarding that, why can't you try and make a weapon out of any material available? It's not like there were real-world restrictions on it (except for maybe things like lead not being sharpenable to a good enough edge or something).
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2010, 08:22:25 pm »

its probably cause most metals we cant make into weapons wouldn't be very good for it anyway, if the necessary things were tracked. lead weapons for instance would deform rather a lot and would be more difficult to swing then lighter weapons but non of that is in game yet
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2010, 12:42:39 am »

FYI, hammers made of featherwood do almost no damage and are perfect for law enforcement.
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Re: How do I make weapons with aluminum/platinum?
« Reply #14 on: July 08, 2010, 12:51:37 am »

the other way to get such a hammer is to wait for an artifact.
but you would have to be very lucky :(
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