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Vehudur

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Whips are still obscene.
« on: September 23, 2011, 12:38:56 am »

A full candy-clad legendary warrior should not be able to be killed by a no-name goblin with a whip.  It's just ridiculous.

I'm going to be honest and admit I have no problem scavenging when stupid impossible stuff like that happens.
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Re: Whips are still obscene.
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2011, 12:52:55 am »

Well, see, you aren't thinking about it the right way.

You need to counteract the problem by getting yourself a candy whip!

In all seriousness though, even though none of the whips are leather, they still have pretty ridiculous power.
Probably something to do with their very low contact area.
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Re: Whips are still obscene.
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2011, 12:55:19 am »

Whips (not scourges) are blunt weapons, which I believe means that they essentially ignore your armor.  It also means a candy whip would be useless (but a candy scourge, which is an edge weapon, might be awesome)
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Re: Whips are still obscene.
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2011, 01:06:54 am »

must...  make... slade... whip...
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Re: Whips are still obscene.
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2011, 04:29:46 pm »

Yeah, with the current combat mechanics whips do not work as intended... They should also be used to make people drop weapons and knock them down from 2+ tiles, not for melee. DF cannot allow that, so I had to replace them with halberds as a new skill.
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Re: Whips are still obscene.
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2011, 08:23:35 am »

Reminds me of when I added in -really- dense metals and tested their weapon qualities in the arena. Whips were most delicious.
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