[project1dev] Re: Backstab and overworld movement

  • From: Kent Petersen <kentkmp@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: project1dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 08:04:48 -0700

I think you guys are both on the same page.

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 4:41 AM, <figarus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hey it could also serve situationally like when the hero gets captured and
> breaks out of jail, etc
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> *From*: Alan Wolfe
> *Date*: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 22:21:20 -0700
> *To*: <project1dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> *Subject*: [project1dev] Re: Backstab and overworld movement
> I like it too
> im wondering though if it should be a class specific ability, or maybe we
> just have some missions where you have this ability, or maybe a specific
> weapon you can equip to make this happen? (although you did say the thing
> about the weapon so maybe if you had a sword it wouldnt be worth it).
> I'm just wondering if thats going to make the game play be that for every
> fight you are gonna try and get behind the enemy before attacking.
> Actually... maybe for a lot of enemies, they are aware of you so you cant
> sneak up on em, but some enemies you can, like if you sneak up on a gaurd
> from behind.  If it wasnt a permanent thing i think i'd be more of a fan,
> but it is a neat idea.
> My 2 cents anyhow :P
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 10:09 PM, Kent Petersen <kentkmp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I like that idea
>> On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 7:28 PM, <figarus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> I think 2 things affect your positioning/initiative in combat...
>>> Ok first thing is... Who actively moves into who-if you are agressive and
>>> move towards the enemy, you get iniative and vice versa if they
>>> pounce/ambush YOU
>>> Second is if you approach from behind, you get iniative AND back attackzm
>>> back attack works by giving a modifier based on the weapon and is good for
>>> one attack. Smaller weapons have higher damage modifiers for backstab than
>>> big ones...
>>> Adding a little action and strategy to overworld and also making a neat
>>> method for rogue style characters to utilize their speed and smaller
>>> weaponry
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