Hmmmmm....I see your point. The problem with your idea is that the
Lion's hide certainly would be lighter than the bronze armour so she
should be able to move faster and more easily than with the bronze
armour and shield. Plus it would give her protection from almost any
blade. I don't know about fireballs though. It would be made out of
lion hide and one would think it wouldn't be impervious to fire.
I'd have to think about this some. As there has to be some sort of
disadvantages to having the lion's hide. On the other hand if you have
the lion's hide the game could raise the enemies stats to sort of
balance things out. Yeah, you can take much more damage, a real
beating, but the monsters you are likely to find on higher levels are
also the elite in the tomb.
On 4/5/11, dark <d...@xgam.org> wrote:
> On the subject of cheats, I rather liked the way the mega man games do it.
> they have no actual cheat codes which for instance give you invinsibility,
> but by following certain paths or filling certain requirements you can in
> some games collect super special armour or weapons in the last few levels.
> The requirements for these are fairly tough, for instance finding all items
> in a game, and while they give you an edge, the weapons themselves (accept
> maybe the ultimate armour in x5-6), aren't guaranteed to absolutely win.
> For instance, in mega man 5 and 6, there is a plate in each level of the
> game with a letter on it, usually located in a very hard to reach place.
> Collecting all 8 from the first 8 boss levels and spelling m e g a m a n 5,
> mega man has access to beat who is a robotic bird created by Dr. Kossak.
> Beat will fly on and fly into any enemy on the screen like a heat seaking
> missile, and will continue to hit bosses time after time.
> The two issues however are firstly, Mega man can't use his mega buster or
> any other weapon while beat is on the screen, and secondly, like every other
> weapon beat has limited amo which goes down everytime he hits something.
> He'll usually be able to take off half a boss's life, but only slowly by
> repeatedly hitting them, and mega man stil has to avoid the boss.
> or in Mega man 7, if you find the areas in four of the levels where Mega
> man's brother protoman is waiting, finally protoman will battle you and if
> you win, he gives you his protoshield.
> When equipped, This can protect mega man from enemy attacks, but only from
> the front, and it also stops MEga man from using his charge up shot.
> So, I actually rather like the idea of the lion hyde as super armour, but
> only for filling some other tough requirement in the game, and with some
> sort of proviso that doesn't make it an instant win weapon.
> For instance, on each level have a tablet to collect which is either hidden
> in a hard to reach area requiring some tricky jumping, or needs killing of a
> tough but optional enemy.
> If you have enough after fighting the lion, you can indeed take it's hyde as
> HErcules did, however while the hyde will give super protection it is so
> large and bulky angela moves at half speed, and is restricted heavily in her
> choice of weapons.
> Or maybe it's magic means that it's only useable for short periods.
> This sort of cheat, ---- or rather super secret item, I really think would
> be a fun addition to Mota if possible.
> Beware the grue!
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