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Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« on: June 17, 2014, 02:46:55 pm »
I was looking at the aliens pick up weapons mod and thought of a use for alien food.

Step one make alien food sprite and item

step two:   - type: STR_ALIEN_FOOD
    attraction: 10

Offline Falko

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Re: Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2014, 02:51:58 pm »
and put alienfood + proximity mine in the same square ?

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Re: Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2014, 12:03:16 am »
But aliens only pick up items if they have no weapons and if no one sees them, right? :(

I wanted to create an alien bait which could be built from alien entertainment, but it's of little use as long as it only works on disarmed aliens.

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Re: Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2014, 12:39:50 am »
But aliens only pick up items if they have no weapons and if no one sees them, right? :(

I wanted to create an alien bait which could be built from alien entertainment, but it's of little use as long as it only works on disarmed aliens.

Yeah, I had similar thoughts... And the item would be called World's Most Interesting Bomb8)

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Re: Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2014, 12:49:47 am »
My original Idea was to use candy as bait, lay out a track of sweets and wait behind a corner armed with a baseball bat until an alien comes by picking it all up. ;D
« Last Edit: June 18, 2014, 12:51:45 am by Ran »

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Re: Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2014, 11:34:56 am »
My original Idea was to use candy as bait, lay out a track of sweets and wait behind a corner armed with a baseball bat until an alien comes by picking it all up. ;D

Arrrr!

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Re: Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2014, 11:56:57 am »
I think aliens will only look for weapons that were deployed with them, so you can't use your own weapons to bait them.

Warboy?

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Re: Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2014, 03:05:54 pm »
I think aliens will only look for weapons that were deployed with them, so you can't use your own weapons to bait them.

Warboy?

no, every alien item has an attraction value (and every item CAN have an attraction value). so yes, aliens will come and pick up a plasma rifle that you brought to the fight.

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Re: Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2014, 08:06:10 pm »
no, every alien item has an attraction value (and every item CAN have an attraction value). so yes, aliens will come and pick up a plasma rifle that you brought to the fight.


AFAIK aliens only pick up weapons that were dropped in their own turn.

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Re: Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2014, 01:06:31 am »
I tried to create a candy bar a while ago but the aliens didn't like it.
Maybe I used the wrong flavor  :-\

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Re: Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2014, 01:09:01 am »
I tried to create a candy bar a while ago but the aliens didn't like it.
Maybe I used the wrong flavor  :-\

Try human brain flavour.

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Re: Alien Cat Nip (Alien food)
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2014, 01:26:43 am »
How's this?


But seriously - it just doesn't work with current code, unless the alien is disarmed. :(