Posted by Tarod on 01/28
Would it be possible to give some warning before the flaming sword
vanishes? Similar to the warnings given when flight is wearing off, etc
something along the lines of "Your flaming sword flickers and starts to
grow insubstantial" or something.
I've had my swords vanish on me twice, which had some rather painful
results, considering I was raging, cannot calm, and cannot draw.
Wednesday, January 27, 10:23AM
Good idea. My bet is that this will be easy to code, too.
Wednesday, January 27, 01:20PM
Why aren't the con or dex equivelants of that spell any good? I mean
if you compare them to the str version, they really suck. (IMHO)
I'd like to see it so a mage could use that as a primary weapon at
level 50 and as a result wouldn't get the benefit of stats, or specials
like using a mundane weapon would give.
Create lacks offensively allready (without xp sucking gimps), maybe they
could use a little boost.
Wednesday, January 27, 04:30PM
I agree with Fright that the con and dex equivs of the spell are far behin
the str one, and an upgrade of these weapons would be very welcome.
Wednesday, January 27, 11:36PM
The con version is 2nd circle, and as easily it is gotten, it is
quite useful at those earlier levels. The dex one simply got
jipped during the fight code change, before it used to rock (had
a create sniper who'd draw that after bs'in with wit)
Thursday, January 28, 12:55AM
It's true that the con equiv is a 2nd circle spell and good for that
level. Would it be feasable though, to have a 3rd circle
version of that spell, using, say earth, as well as adding a perc
weapon - a bow? using the word for air.
If I remember correctly, the dex version used to have more max attacks
than was possible with a normal q5 dagger, and having that back would
be very nice as well.
Thursday, January 28, 01:00AM
Mmm. the point in having a cool flaming sword as opposed to others,
imho, is that cuz it's harder to make a super competitive mage that
uses a str weapon than, say, dex or con :p
Also, altho it may be better than its other cousins, it still pretty
much stinks, waking up mobs from stuns pretty early, and not doing
nearly as much damage as its non-magical counterparts may do.
Thursday, January 28, 08:38AM
But Mo, also take into consideration that it could be used as a 0 rent
weapon by a create mage. I would be tempted to trade off the stats and
Thursday, January 28, 08:40AM
-grumble net- specials that come with a weapon, and use the magical one
(if it was at least somewhat comparible in quality and damage to
a regular weapon)