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    Thread: Dont Allow Emotes While Knocked Out
Post: RE: Dont Allow Emotes While Knocked Out

I looked out emote code a few months ago to see about fixing this and sleeping while dead but it looks tricky, emotes are kinda weird. I'm sure someone will be able to do it.
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 12 274 04-08-2021, 12:58 AM
    Thread: borg force shield upgrade needs changes
Post: RE: borg force shield upgrade needs changes

Agree, when I saw it was changed to include reflect I thought that would be OP. This means that you actively want to avoid shooting the borg shield despite it's shield being drained significantly fast...
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 11 359 04-06-2021, 02:02 AM
    Thread: Bring back antag weighting
Post: RE: Bring back antag weighting

I don't know if anything will feel "right" when the pop is high. With 70~ players you are still looking at 14 rounds assuming 5 antags (not sure what it is in practice with the variable numbers betwee...
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 9 485 04-06-2021, 01:52 AM
    Thread: [PR] Hacked Pizza Vending Machines Throw Pizzas with Randomized Toppings
Post: RE: [PR] Hacked Pizza Vending Machines Throw Pizza...

I don't hate random pizzas but the comments on the PR have a good point. As far as I'm aware, the other vendors have no randomisation and this would be a special case that might be going a bit too far...
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 11 433 03-26-2021, 03:18 AM
    Thread: [MERGED PR] Remove a few items from spy thief reward pool
Post: RE: [PR] Remove a few items from spy thief reward ...

Yeah for sure. I don't think there is any justification for that much snowball potential. Added their removal to the PR. Not clear to me if they were meant to be blocked by that, spy is conspirator a...
Katzen Good ideas! 21 665 03-25-2021, 02:56 AM
    Thread: [MERGED PR] Remove a few items from spy thief reward pool
Post: RE: [PR] Remove a few items from spy thief reward ...

I think we are losing the point and drastically overestimating the significance of the change. ​This scrutiny is not given when mundane items are added and dilute the pool. But that is irrelevant now...
Katzen Good ideas! 21 665 03-25-2021, 02:28 AM
    Thread: [MERGED PR] Remove a few items from spy thief reward pool
Post: RE: [PR] Remove a few items from spy thief reward ...

(03-24-2021, 07:33 AM)warcrimes Wrote: That's still only thinking in terms of "what feels nicest to the antagonist" - it's one-sided. A spy can still murder the rest without a single traitor item,...
Katzen Good ideas! 21 665 03-24-2021, 09:30 AM
    Thread: [PR] Remove some spy theft delivery areas
Post: RE: [PR] Remove some spy theft delivery areas

(03-23-2021, 04:17 PM)Rilor Wrote: true, is area access difficult accounted when deciding bounty award?  because if not it should It's not and this would be a pain with how inconsistent maps are in...
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 5 357 03-24-2021, 02:53 AM
    Thread: [MERGED PR] Remove a few items from spy thief reward pool
Post: RE: [PR] Remove a few items from spy thief reward ...

I think Mindslave Cloning Module, Shotglasses and Guardbuddy Ammo Replicator would be fine to remain. I'm just not convinced Shotglasses or Ammo Rep will see any real use and contribute to "spy bad" s...
Katzen Good ideas! 21 665 03-24-2021, 02:27 AM
    Thread: [MERGED PR] Remove a few items from spy thief reward pool
Post: RE: [PR] Remove a few items from spy thief reward ...

(03-23-2021, 11:10 AM)warcrimes Wrote: I'm on board for pulling the boots and *maybe* the cloner module- I really think the rest should stay. Thinking purely in terms of "what would the spy most w...
Katzen Good ideas! 21 665 03-23-2021, 12:27 PM
    Thread: Merchant PDA Notifications
Post: RE: Merchant PDA Notifications

It should really have a station announcement audio like the shuttle. I think all events should do, would feel more appropriate for an announcement.
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 1 90 03-23-2021, 10:17 AM
    Thread: [CLOSED PR] nerfs Rathen's Secret
Post: RE: [CLOSED PR] nerfs Rathen's Secret

Agree that it's still due some level of nerf. The combination of knockdown, duration, area of effect and cast time are potent. What the exact nerf is I'm less sure.
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 9 355 03-21-2021, 03:20 AM
    Thread: Wish You Were Here - Pictures from the station
Post: RE: Wish You Were Here - Pictures from the station

[Image: https://i.imgur.com/4EWwyRx.png] Pictured: A lie in response to the AI saying to set me to arrest
Katzen General Discussion 867 232,485 03-19-2021, 10:12 AM
    Thread: EMAGable AI interface board
Post: RE: EMAGable AI interface board

Would this need to have some kind of tell that the human is actually an AI? What rules or laws apply to them when human?
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 3 202 03-19-2021, 01:25 AM
    Thread: [PR] Mobs entering chutes: Adds actionbar and animation
Post: RE: [PR] Mobs entering chutes: Adds actionbar and ...

The animation should be slide on to it and then shrink. I don't like the shrink in motion.
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 14 1,433 03-17-2021, 03:08 AM
    Thread: Singuloose Syndicate Collection
Post: RE: Singuloose Syndicate Collection

Interesting but sabotaging the singulo is incredibly easy and it's already pretty destructive to the engine area. The lure and snacks would make it a shuttle call. The event is possibly too destructi...
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 2 164 03-17-2021, 02:51 AM
    Thread: Roboticist traitor item: Explosive Cyberheart
Post: RE: Roboticist traitor item: Explosive Cyberheart

I thought about a box of hilariously rigged organs but not sure how it fits with emagged organs. Would be pretty hard to pull off for anyone but a roboticist but I guess they'd be able to get a coupl...
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 5 282 03-14-2021, 12:19 PM
    Thread: remove whatever check gives the "target is moving around too much" for wolves
Post: RE: remove whatever check gives the "target is mov...

Sorry. It was feast and similar logic reused for other antag abilities that lead to headaches about the size of the task.
Katzen Good ideas! 4 269 03-14-2021, 06:06 AM
    Thread: [MERGED PR] Remove boomboots from syndicate crates
Post: RE: [PR] Remove boomboots from syndicate crates

I thought about it but that involves more work.
Katzen Good ideas! 6 278 03-14-2021, 02:08 AM
    Thread: remove whatever check gives the "target is moving around too much" for wolves
Post: RE: remove whatever check gives the "target is mov...

These abilities need refactoring but everyone screamed after looking at the code.
Katzen Good ideas! 4 269 03-10-2021, 02:27 AM
    Thread: Nerf N2O to not immediately stunlock.
Post: RE: Nerf N2O to not immediately stunlock.

It's reasonably visible these days, having it that close to arrivals sounds borderline ahelpable.
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 14 476 03-10-2021, 02:21 AM
    Thread: [PR] Makes prodoc heart unaffected by lighting
Post: RE: [PR] Makes prodoc heart unaffected by lighting

Oh yeah that's pretty good. I don't think there's an easy fix for trees but you could potentially block it on shrubs in the same way flashers detect they are behind a shrub.
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 11 434 03-09-2021, 06:53 AM
    Thread: [PR] Makes specific antag garb acid immune(wizards excluded)
Post: RE: [PR] Makes specific antag garb acid immune(wiz...

I generally approve because acid is another easy tool in science's already massively powerful arsenal of responses to antags. Other antags (except wiz) don't really suffer this as badly as nukies as ...
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 10 433 03-09-2021, 02:19 AM
    Thread: [PR] xray syndicate glasses
Post: RE: [PR] xray syndicate glasses

I've ditched this from syndicate and put it in the red tier civilian loot crate (the ones that spawn in debris etc). This is the same rarity as stuff like Voltron, teleport wand, hermes sandals etc. ...
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 10 558 03-06-2021, 04:55 PM
    Thread: Ideas of questionable quality
Post: RE: Ideas of questionable quality

(03-04-2021, 12:25 PM)TheRealFlapJackson Wrote: Bear trap traitor item which deals a shitload of brute, causes bleeding, ...and has a small chance to rip your leg off. [Image: https://user-images.g...
Katzen Ideas & Suggestions 2,164 678,908 03-04-2021, 02:11 PM