Posted by Vortigern on 04/06
Being that charmed mobs, particularly greater summons mobs
have such a hellacious casting cost, why bother setting them on a poof
timer? They poof way quicker than they die. I can bring my titan
through my xp run and have him survive, then while waiting for
the next xp run, he poofs. This time, he poofed and I figured
that I should make another one immediately, this way I could recover
the massive casting cost before repop came about. Well,
I spent the mana to make the titan, and before repop I could even
use him, he poofed before repop. I wasted the mana and a lot of time
sitting about regenerating.
I'm not sure I see any "balance" issues, just an inconvenience.
I don't think that other charmies poof, but they aren't as expensive
anyway. So, let's take them off a timer and let them actually
have use until they die from lack of hp.
Tuesday, March 28, 03:01PM
Once upon a time, a create mage named Dune made titans,
doppels, elementals, roots, lots and lots of roots, and then
sat, spam meditated, and chaliced... got all his mana back.. and
then attacked a group of pkillers with 400 hps of healing in a bag, full
mana, full hps, a titan, and 3 elementals.
After a couple months of havoc, immortals decided to change the fill
rate of roots, and to "adjust" the length of time that titans lasted.
Maybe these changes arent as import thesedays, now that titans dont
have holy light anymore.. and people cant spam meditate, or eat 9
Tuesday, March 28, 08:50PM
There are the Eternal greater summons, but they hardly ever
come out. My create mage has had only 2 eternal angels
lock e his entire mud life and hes been here for a while
get chalice bag,camel bag
fill chalice camel
put camel bag,chalice bag
Tuesday, March 28, 09:02PM
what I was saying is please make the chance for a eternal
greater summon higher like 40-50% or just take away the
chance at them poofing away
Tuesday, March 28, 09:12PM
In response to Poetry's post about the titans eating roots,
I tried with my charms eating roots before, they dont use roots like
we do, they eat them like normal food, leaving portions and such behind.
Wednesday, March 29, 12:14AM
I don't think Poetry meant that the titans were eating the roots ;)
Wednesday, March 29, 02:12PM
-nod Kerstin- I ment the overall downgrades to create.
Wednesday, March 29, 02:57PM
I totally agree with this post,
the poof timer on greater summonings is a matter
of inconvenience especially since
everything they are holding poofs as well
this change wouldn't bother me so much if
the items would drop to the ground when
the creature went away.
Thursday, March 30, 02:03AM
I agree with Vortigern's post. I left my angel to sleep, took a newbie
around to get kick in the same area, trans'd to get choke, trans'd again t
to industrial for some wierd reason then went back to
the original era to find my angel has poofed. i did not take that
long at all, and i highly depend on that angel to level up
it was a waste unfortunately. that's how i feel
Thursday, April 06, 01:17AM
Thursday, April 06, 01:20AM
Bleah, lost link. I agree with Vortigern. Now that charmies can't eat
roots to any effect anymore, a greater summons costs 250 mana to make
AND does the equivalent of junking all the loot its carrying if it poofs,
in addition to the fact that zombies don't poof or decay or do zombie-ish
things like that, I don't see why the chance of a greater summons being
permanent can't be upped a to at least 50% or even be automatic.
Thursday, April 06, 01:22AM
Err 200...fuzzy-brained and feverish.
Thursday, April 06, 05:14AM
I think you're comparing incorrectly. Zombies don't decay, correct.
Zombies also don't have a fight act, are not all that common even
for 100 mind, certainly not 50%, not to mention that you've got
to actually kill the mob before making the zombie/skeleton. =P
I"ve had my greater summoned mobs last upwards of 30 minutes or
longer, and not be permanent(as my create mage morts). While
I could agree that the chance for a permanent one might be
increased slightly, I don't think that a large increase is
Anyway, that's mho.
Thursday, April 06, 06:38PM
Why not, have it so that, for a certain amount of extra mana
your garunteed a non-poofing sommon? maybe something after the ex
Just a thought, I don't mind the poofing charmies so much, and I
am a 3c create, so...but the inventory poofing as well, is slightly