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OpenXcom => Suggestions => Topic started by: KiethSomataw99 on April 09, 2015, 10:45:37 pm

Title: Idea for Psi Strength Improvement
Post by: KiethSomataw99 on April 09, 2015, 10:45:37 pm
I believe that the psi strength improvement option should have a third choice, in which it's only improved on the field. Seeing that it's a measure of resistance to enemy psionic powers, I believe that it should be improved by being on the receiving end of a psionic attack, regardless of success or failure. That way, as soldier get psionically panicked or controlled, they are learning to adapt their minds to psionics.
Title: Re: Idea for Psi Strength Improvement
Post by: SIMON on April 09, 2015, 10:57:49 pm
Interesting idea tho I'm unsure how u wud implement it but is this not how your bravery stat increases by "resisting" panic when morale drops below 50?
Title: Re: Idea for Psi Strength Improvement
Post by: 7Saturn on April 10, 2015, 07:49:19 pm
I don't think, that would change to much. I for one usually make most of the psi-gain only on the battlefield, as the gain by base-training simply is by far to slow.
Title: Re: Idea for Psi Strength Improvement
Post by: Warboy1982 on April 10, 2015, 09:45:03 pm
you could always make a suit of armour that incorporates a helmet made of pure tinfoilium?
Title: Re: Idea for Psi Strength Improvement
Post by: 7Saturn on April 11, 2015, 12:05:40 am
And essentially also blocking the use of psi-skills? Anyway, that would still be a nice piece of equipment. That way you could bring low-psi-skiled soldiers back to service, when you already trained them well, but find out about their lousy psi-strengh.
Title: Re: Idea for Psi Strength Improvement
Post by: NoelBuddy on April 11, 2015, 09:34:44 pm
you could always make a suit of armour that incorporates a helmet made of pure tinfoilium?

 :o

Code: [Select]
...
armors:
  - type: STR_PSI_DEFENCE_UC
    spriteSheet: XCOM_5.PCK
    spriteInv: MAN_5
    corpseBattle:
      - STR_PSI_DEFENCE_CORPSE
    storeItem: STR_PSI_DEFENCE
    stats:
      psiStrength: 50
      psiSkill: -50
    frontArmor: 12
    sideArmor: 8
    rearArmor: 5
    underArmor: 2
    damageModifier:
      - 1.0
      - 1.0
      - 1.0
      - 1.0
      - 1.0
      - 1.0
      - 1.0
      - 1.2
      - 1.6
      - 1.0
    loftempsSet: [ 3 ]
...
extraStrings:
  - type: en-US
    strings:
      STR_PSI_DEFENCE: Tinfoil Hat
      STR_PSI_DEFENCE_UC: TINFOIL HAT
...

 :-X I totally may have already been working on such a thing.
Title: Re: Idea for Psi Strength Improvement
Post by: Solarius Scorch on April 12, 2015, 08:22:11 pm
Sadly, your hat is too big to fit into a helmet. Any helmet.