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Robochimp

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PostedSep 28, 2009 2:34 am

Item Idea

Union Summon Runes?
i was thinking the other day when PVPing in DD2, that there are items like party summon runes and Movement runes... but has a Union summon rune been thought of, cause our union leader who was the only person with party summon stones had to keep switching partys to summon each party when a certain number of UMs died and couldnt be ressed so had to res back at raigo
Summon Union / raid runes would make it so much easier if somebody could summon all partys in the union Smile
wonder what every1 thinks of this idea?

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xybolt

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PostedSep 28, 2009 3:09 am
not sure but they can use this for bad ideas

fe union summon in a base (the AoL base in Canta is better to use it o.O)

for portal camping, if you have not much ppl, you can ask for /join command and then cast the summon to camp again...

so i don't like the idea

and btw the programs are for SonoV =)

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HiFiSi

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PostedSep 28, 2009 7:57 am
No need.
If you have a raid, 1 person in each sub-party can summon the rest in his/her party.

If only 1 person in the whole raid has summons, make them lead or sub lead, so they can move themselves between groups to summon each group individually.

Too much power by being able to walk somewhere by yourself and have 29 other players materialize out of nowhere.

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bleachybby

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PostedSep 28, 2009 9:00 pm
I agree with Xybolt and HiFiSi.
Would cause a lot of problems.

Also have to think about internal Union conflicts as well.
If you have 30 people in a Union that are all spread apart and they're all trying to summon the Union to their location...
You'll have a bunch of summon requests and you won't go anywhere.

To solve this problem it could be made where the Union Summons can only be used by a Union lead or sub-lead, but even then there will still be the external conflicts like mentioned in the posts above.

^^
Not a bad idea, but there would be some bugs to work out of it.


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PostedSep 28, 2009 9:13 pm
HiFiSi wrote:

Too much power by being able to walk somewhere by yourself and have 29 other players materialize out of nowhere.  


agrees... but... it will make pvp more interesting doesn t it?

HiFiSi

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PostedSep 28, 2009 9:16 pm
It's bad enough that they are considering adding a party/raid stealth skill in EP4.5 or EP5. At least that could be countered with the "detect" skill so it won't be THAT much of an advantage or whatever. But with a raid summon, Please. Game over. Have 1 scout from your raid on each PVP map, and any time one comes across a group of opposing faction players they are lulled into thinking 1 player isn't a threat... then, BAM! they are swarmed by 30 players and before they even know it they are all dead.

MDROCKET wrote:
HiFiSi wrote:

Too much power by being able to walk somewhere by yourself and have 29 other players materialize out of nowhere.  


agrees... but... it will make pvp more interesting doesn t it?  
Not really. It will basically turn PVP into a game of sending a player or two into each map and summoning your raid when something comes up on one of them. PVP parties roaming PVP maps will become a thing of the past.

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Minasdefender

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PostedOct 01, 2009 2:02 am
MDROCKET wrote:
HiFiSi wrote:

Too much power by being able to walk somewhere by yourself and have 29 other players materialize out of nowhere.  


agrees... but... it will make pvp more interesting doesn t it?  


I think this is a good idea, but make them a minimum 10-20 second cast time. That way you can't root someone on your mage, step aside, and POOF 30 people.

It wouldn't be great for pvp, but it'd be convenient in pve, for example summoning all people to oblivion island when half the raid doesn't have no item drops up.

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