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Author Topic: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]  (Read 8878 times)

JacenHanLovesLegos

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What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« on: December 31, 2010, 05:00:10 pm »

You get this :
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Yes, that is a cat surgeon. It's also a Hammercat, but that wasn't in the picture. Imagine a cat clawing away at a screaming dwarf, then later claiming it was 'Doing surgery'. This just made cats that much more evil. I also got a war cat. And a few animal trainer cats.
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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2010, 05:05:24 pm »

I intend to try adding [CAN_LEARN] to Fluffy Wamblers.
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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2010, 05:17:56 pm »

Yes, migrant animals capable of learning will have skills randomly assigned to them. Even if they can't actually learn those skills. There's an Earth Golem leatherworker living in Reveredtour.

I intend to try adding [CAN_LEARN] to Fluffy Wamblers.

Since they're vermin, it will either do nothing or make the game explode.
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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2010, 05:19:55 pm »

Since they're vermin, it will either do nothing or make the game explode.
We'll have vermin ambushers killing dwarves and escaping because they teleport.
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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2010, 06:58:24 pm »

Are there creatures that are easily accessible, don't have [CAN_LEARN] tag, but could use it?
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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2010, 07:04:21 pm »

Anything can use the [CAN_LEARN] tag in so much as it will let them gain stats in fighting abilities. I don't think other races benefit at all otherwise, getting a hammercat is just the system thinking that any stat can be applied to any creature with [CAN_LEARN], it's the same reason you get invading trolls with various civilian job titles (I got a Troll Administrator once, gave me a good chuckle).
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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2010, 07:50:30 pm »

Anything can use the [CAN_LEARN] tag in so much as it will let them gain stats in fighting abilities. I don't think other races benefit at all otherwise, getting a hammercat is just the system thinking that any stat can be applied to any creature with [CAN_LEARN], it's the same reason you get invading trolls with various civilian job titles (I got a Troll Administrator once, gave me a good chuckle).

So [CAN_LEARN] is a good tag on war animals like elephants and dogs?
What about dragons, are they more Fun when they can learn? I mean, it'd be horrifying to be attacked by a dragon which has studied politics for 4 years.
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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2010, 08:02:30 pm »

Anything can use the [CAN_LEARN] tag in so much as it will let them gain stats in fighting abilities. I don't think other races benefit at all otherwise, getting a hammercat is just the system thinking that any stat can be applied to any creature with [CAN_LEARN], it's the same reason you get invading trolls with various civilian job titles (I got a Troll Administrator once, gave me a good chuckle).

So [CAN_LEARN] is a good tag on war animals like elephants and dogs?
What about dragons, are they more Fun when they can learn? I mean, it'd be horrifying to be attacked by a dragon which has studied politics for 4 years.
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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2010, 08:05:53 pm »

Careful, you can't butcher anything with [CAN_LEARN].

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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2010, 08:17:45 pm »

I also got a war cat. And a few animal trainer cats.

Good god man, cats training cats? That's like how every robot apocalypse starts. But with cats.
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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #10 on: December 31, 2010, 08:19:54 pm »

"Meow meow, meow meow meow meow!"
*ACTIVATING CAT TRANSLATOR 5000*
"And remember, breed as much as possible! It annoys the butchers!"

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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #11 on: December 31, 2010, 08:20:53 pm »

"Meow meow, meow meow meow meow!"
*ACTIVATING CAT TRANSLATOR 5000*
"And remember, breed as much as possible! It annoys the butchers!"
Careful, you can't butcher anything with [CAN_LEARN].

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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #12 on: December 31, 2010, 08:22:14 pm »

"Meow meow, meow meow meow meow!"
*ACTIVATING CAT TRANSLATOR 5000*
"And remember, breed as much as possible! It annoys the butchers!"
Careful, you can't butcher anything with [CAN_LEARN].
"Meow meow!"
*ACTIVATING CAT TRANSLATOR 500*
"WE'RE INVINCIBLE!"
Butcher:"You're a loony."
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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #13 on: December 31, 2010, 08:22:40 pm »

I know you can't butcher anything with [CAN_LEARN], that is being said in the sense that it annoys the butchers because their ethics don't allow them to slaughter the cats.

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Re: What Happens When You Give Cats [CAN_LEARN]
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2010, 08:27:14 pm »

I know you can't butcher anything with [CAN_LEARN], that is being said in the sense that it annoys the butchers because their ethics don't allow them to slaughter the cats.
Ah, now it makes sense.
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