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#'''Keep''' - YES, YES AND MORE YES. The code will already exist, it's been tested and validated and it's a bloody good idea. Come on, Kevan, please make this happen.
#'''Keep''' - YES, YES AND MORE YES. The code will already exist, it's been tested and validated and it's a bloody good idea. Come on, Kevan, please make this happen.
#'''Keep''' - This will help a lot. 12:24, 6 April 2013 (BST)
#'''Keep''' - This will help a lot. 12:24, 6 April 2013 (BST)
 
#'''Keep''' - Worthwhile addition [[Special:Random|<span style="color: #FF0000; font-size: 80%">&hearts;</span>]] [[User:MoonShine|<span style="color:Black">'''Moonie'''</span>]] <small><sup>[[User talk:MoonShine|Talk]] [[User:MoonShine/Testimonials|Testimonials]]</sup></small> 00:26, 7 April 2013 (BST)
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20130406 Add Rage to Malton

Spiderzed 16:54, 6 April 2013 (BST)


Suggestion type
Mechanic


Suggestion scope
Newbs (primarily zombie)


Suggestion description
Borehamwood had a neat little mechanic called Rage, which allows a zombie who a.) hasn't Lurching Gait and b.) is in the presence of a harman to gain that skill instantly without any XP cost.

Applying it to Malton would make it a good bit easier for newbs (for who being a zombie is hard, whether voluntarily or by being killed), and it would also give some incentive to new dyed-in-the-wool pro-survivor types to follow feeding groans who otherwise would never consider to play a zombie.

As that mechanic already exists for another map, it should be easy-peasy to implement.

The starting tips for the corpse class should receive the following bolded addition:

  • You should listen for the feeding calls of other zombies to find fresh meat, and look for survivors who have been dragged out onto the streets by other zombies.
  • When you run into your first survivor, you should Rage to make getting around easier.
  • It's generally a good idea to end your day in a group of other undead - a lone straggler is a fairly easy target for a passing zombie hunter or military cleanup squad.

The tips when a survivor becomes a zombie for the first time should also be expanded by the bolded part:
"Your character has become a zombie - although you can no longer speak or use your equipment, and will take 2AP to walk from block to block, a new and powerful skill tree has become available to you. You can earn experience points by attacking and killing survivors, and smashing at barricades and machinery installed in buildings. You can also lessen the 2AP cost to walk from block to block by letting loose your Rage in the presence of a survivor. The feeding groans you've been hearing as a survivor are now a valuable resource for finding vulnerable safehouses."

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Keep Votes

  1. Keep - L'etat Le createur c'est moi. -- Spiderzed 16:58, 6 April 2013 (BST)
  2. Keep - As I said, totally in favor. Bob Moncrief EBDW! 20:15, 6 April 2013 (BST)
  3. Keep - YES, YES AND MORE YES. The code will already exist, it's been tested and validated and it's a bloody good idea. Come on, Kevan, please make this happen.
  4. Keep - This will help a lot. 12:24, 6 April 2013 (BST)
  5. Keep - Worthwhile addition Moonie Talk Testimonials 00:26, 7 April 2013 (BST)

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  1. Kill - This is a terrible idea, but you can totally fix it up. --NegativeGal 06:01, 12 Nov 2005 (GMT)
    • Re - Please be more specific about how to fix it on the discussion page. --MrSuggester 14:01, 12 Nov 2005 (GMT)
      • Re - Sure, I have detailed my proposed fixes here. --NegativeGal 23:38, 12 Nov 2005 (GMT)
  2. Kill - You will eat my poopie and love it! --PooEater 11:12, 13 Nov 2005 (GMT)
    • Note - Inane vote removed. Defend in discussion. --DaModerator 11:13, 13 Nov 2005 (GMT)

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  1. Spam - Kung Fu CB Mama on Wheels is an inappropriate Survivor Class. --NoFunAtAll 09:01, 12 Nov 2005 (GMT)
  2. Dupe - Duplicate Suggestion --AnotherSuggester 05:01, 14 Nov 2005 (GMT)