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9 minutes ago, MechanicalLens said:

Are there plans in the future for the SMG turret to take the alternate types of ammo, them being HP and AP?

.... and teddy bears and cans ! Maybe even "crawler ammo" !

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13 minutes ago, MechanicalLens said:

Are there plans in the future for the SMG turret to take the alternate types of ammo, them being HP and AP?

See below answer from a friend of mine to your question. 😅

 

No, what TFP need to do is get the game to gold and not add in any more mindless crap. Maybe their next game, who knows.
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51 minutes ago, Laz Man said:

See below answer from a friend of mine to your question. 😅

 

 

There's a difference between filling in an inconsistency and mindless fluff.

And yes, I know I'm a hypocrite. Do I give a #@&%? Nope.

Edit: And no, I don't really mind if that response will get me banned. It's whatever.

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3 hours ago, Reckis said:

LOL! Been eating dog food in the game since day one, and I would eat in in real life too if I found myself in the same circumstances as 7DtD.

depends on what kind of dog food!

 

dry! Sure!

 

wet No!

 

Don't ask....

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Eat dog food?  From the can...never...it's too important as a cooking ingredient.  I buy any and all I see from traders or vending machines in anticipation of finding that recipe.

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On 9/7/2020 at 12:28 PM, RhinoW said:

Yeah, but even though they WILL add it. It's false advertisement at its current state, I actually got hyped for nothing (thinking they added more stuff in 19.0 after b180, but didn't show in the patch notes).

The new zombies (Party Girl, Business Guy and Hawaiian Shirt Guy) could (hopefully) make it in A19.1 or A19.2... Etc., so still new stuff in A19.x

Or do like me, just watch the screenshots over and over until we get them in game. 😁

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1 hour ago, MechanicalLens said:

Are there plans in the future for the SMG turret to take the alternate types of ammo, them being HP and AP?

3 hours ago, MechanicalLens said:

No, what TFP need to do is get the game to gold and not add in any more mindless crap. Maybe their next game, who knows.

 

 

Edit:  OMG seriously?? someone beat me to this piece of gold??

 

Damn you Lazman!!! :)

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11 minutes ago, SnowDog1942 said:

 

 

Edit:  OMG seriously?? someone beat me to this piece of gold??

 

Damn you Lazman!!! :)

Yeah yeah, I hear you. Thanks Captain Obvious. Also, water is wet. So what?

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54 minutes ago, Ezed said:

Eat dog food?  From the can...never...it's too important as a cooking ingredient.  I buy any and all I see from traders or vending machines in anticipation of finding that recipe.

Funny thing that, even when I do get the recipe (SP or MP with my wife) we never use/make the resulting elixir

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6 hours ago, fragtzack said:

Good to see the screenshot showing towers in Tier 5 quests. Must just be my map has no towers. I am limited to Shotgun Messiah Factory, Shamway factory, Hospital and the 6(?) story apartment building for Tier 5 quests.

 

 Doing these quests made me realize that doing the same quest types over and over was getting boring, even if the POI's were different. Would be good to see some variations such as :

 

--Clear POI XXX in under 60 minutes

--Clear POI while only using a bone shiv

--Etc

 

Grabbing the loot satchel doesn't really seem different enough from clearing the whole POI of zombies because always clear the whole POI anyways.

 

And then besides clearing POI's, how about some crafting quests and mining quests. Maybe not tier5 though, unless crafting requires an end game recipe.

 

--Deliver  10,000 iron to trader

--Deliver a crafted minibike to trader

 

etc, quest type variety is just as important to players as quest difficulty. Currently, from what I can see playing there is only dig quests, clear POI (with the variant of just grabbing the satchel supplies from the POI). 

 

The dig quests are enjoyable to me, but sadly dig quests stop at tier 2.

 

Challenges and fetch quests that you have to work for could be kinda cool, if they worked on making it a thing i would be totally down for it

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47 minutes ago, Phoenixshade35 said:

Challenges and fetch quests that you have to work for could be kinda cool, if they worked on making it a thing i would be totally down for it

I agree. Any variety will be nice besides just clear/clear & retrieve and digging quests. 

I think I read somewhere this is on the "to do list".

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On 9/7/2020 at 11:28 AM, RhinoW said:

Yeah, but even though they WILL add it. It's false advertisement at its current state, I actually got hyped for nothing (thinking they added more stuff in 19.0 after b180, but didn't show in the patch notes).

Early Access games don't  really apply to false advertising  laws until the game goes gold and then they can easily bypass the laws by adding a "early build, content may change by release" and/or "content dependent on funding" disclaimer somewhere on the page. 

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2 hours ago, Eighmy_Lupin said:

Early Access games don't  really apply to false advertising  laws until the game goes gold and then they can easily bypass the laws by adding a "early build, content may change by release" and/or "content dependent on funding" disclaimer somewhere on the page. 

Here's to hoping all the new eye candy makes it into one of the 19.x releases so the compliants from the peanut gallery are minimized...😅

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1 hour ago, Laz Man said:

Here's to hoping all the new eye candy makes it into one of the 19.x releases so the compliants from the peanut gallery are minimized...😅

There's a first time for everything, I guess.   

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8 hours ago, Laz Man said:

Here's to hoping all the new eye candy makes it into one of the 19.x releases so the compliants from the peanut gallery are minimized...😅

There seems to be a testing branch in the works for this weekend. As long as we get the fat peanut and the 148 hour- party Nicole Kidman everything should be just fine.

 

Nevermind the 9764647483 bug fixes. Who cares about fixes? We need new floor tiles with bunny paintings.

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I unfortunately doubt it as Madmole already said a while back that he wanted to hold off on the new models and features in the A19.x patches to make A20 more special. However that was when they were hoping to make A20 a quick update cycle with release around the holidays instead of a long cycle with release in mid 2021. As a result I strongly doubt that we're getting anything new in A19.x updates unless A20 will be a long cycle and they throw in things to tie us over the long dev cycle.

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Bug: if blood moon horde waves ended, u can exit the game, then reload, horde waves will respawn.

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26 minutes ago, sgr said:

Bug: if blood moon horde waves ended, u can exit the game, then reload, horde waves will respawn.

if you leave before the "event" ends, then yes they will respawn. dont remember the exact time but event should end around 4am or when daylight stinger is sounded (on default game setting).

 

even tho the zeds are dead, this was probably done this way because of accidents (loss of internet via various means, dog unplugged compy, game freeze or crash, mad spouse.... etc) and when you returned to game you can still enjoy the bm event. i forgot this and had same thing so now i wait till morning.

 

if you feel its a bug then please submit a detailed bug report (https://community.7daystodie.com/bug-test-1/bug-pool/) and it will be tested.

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13 minutes ago, unholyjoe said:

if you leave before the "event" ends, then yes they will respawn. dont remember the exact time but event should end around 4am or when daylight stinger is sounded (on default game setting).

 

even tho the zeds are dead, this was probably done this way because of accidents (loss of internet via various means, dog unplugged compy, game freeze or crash, mad spouse.... etc) and when you returned to game you can still enjoy the bm event. i forgot this and had same thing so now i wait till morning.

 

if you feel its a bug then please submit a detailed bug report (https://community.7daystodie.com/bug-test-1/bug-pool/) and it will be tested.

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I feel this an exploit for grinding XP. BM event should track kills to make decision when it should end.

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many things in the game can be used that way... and exploiters will never stop.. as i noted... please submit a bug report in the correct forum and we can investigate it.

 

it might need some type of tuning but i am not making promises on that. :)

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14 hours ago, Phoenixshade35 said:

--Clear POI while only using a bone shiv

You could do that now by choice. A restriction like this really only makes sense as a personal choice. Why would the trader ever put such a restriction on you when all they want is the POI cleared out?  
 

Next time you get the same old boring quest. Empty your inventory and hot bar of everything but a bone shiv and do it. 

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9 minutes ago, Roland said:

You could do that now by choice. A restriction like this really only makes sense as a personal choice. Why would the trader ever put such a restriction on you when all they want is the POI cleared out?  
 

Next time you get the same old boring quest. Empty your inventory and hit at if everything but a bone shiv and do it. 

I can also choose to play the game naked on a towel but, —- actually nevermind because I do, bad example.

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28 minutes ago, Roland said:

You could do that now by choice. A restriction like this really only makes sense as a personal choice. Why would the trader ever put such a restriction on you when all they want is the POI cleared out?  
 

Next time you get the same old boring quest. Empty your inventory and hit at if everything but a bone shiv and do it. 

Yeah... there's definately a disconnect between something that could provide an interesting challenge and finding a non-immersion breaking way to do it. Games like WoW honestly got away with some of these things by having things like gnomes and magic that could provide a completely implausible but never the less 'it's gnome and magic, what did I expect' thought process to it. Finding a reason that the trader would want people to run around with naught but a shiv... might be difficult.

With all that said... there are some challenges that could logically be implemented. Wanting to avoid the attention of bandits & raiders could easily be provided as a reason for a 'No Firearms'. Trying to keep a structure intact could easily be provided as a reason for not being allowed to destroy walls. There are some things that could be done to provide some variation to the existing quests. But... I can't think of a reason the trader would be interested in you clearing the area with a shiv.

I did just think about the current 'drop' quests that exist. A number of those are provided by rather... eccentric individuals & groups. I could easily imagine Crazy JimBob having left a note requesting that someone clear an area with naught but a shiv. Or whatever masochistic @%$# keeps dropping care packages rather than rescuing people is obviously interested in toying with us. The traders aren't going to deliver these ridiculous missions... but the traders aren't the only sources of missions. Drop quests are already a source for a lot of nonsensical quests, extending them out to cover more interesting variations of clear/fetch quests seems pretty reasonable to me.

 

Edit: As a bonus, if these are from drop quests than they're easily ignored without impacting the limited pool of trader quests and in multiplayer these quests can be actually picked up and done by the players that are interested in the more challenging tasks or particular variations.

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10 minutes ago, Roland said:

You could do that now by choice. A restriction like this really only makes sense as a personal choice. Why would the trader ever put such a restriction on you when all they want is the POI cleared out?  
 

Next time you get the same old boring quest. Empty your inventory and hit at if everything but a bone shiv and do it. 

It would make more sense if it was clear said POI with out getting hurt or even better with out making too much noise or drawing too much attention.

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