Rare Spawns

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Rare Spawns

Post by Goul » 29 Mar 2010, 22:19

I was thinking of an idea to make TMW less repetitive and I came up with this: Why not have rare spawns that spawn randomly appear with monsters of their type (Attachment 2)? They could have a different color to show they are different from the normal monsters (Attachment 1). They would give more EXP and better drops but would be stronger in terms of HP and attack.

Anyway, I've attached two images. Attachment 2 is an example of where a blue fire goblin might spawn and attachment 1 is what it would look like (recolor of fire golbin in GIMP).
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Re: Rare Spawns

Post by Crush » 30 Mar 2010, 08:04

Another way to add miniboss monsters to the current server without investing much work would be to use the normal graphics of a monster and add a particle effect to it to denote its special status.

By the way: One idea for Manaserv is to have randomly generated quests with randomly generated individual boss monsters. These boss monsters would have randomly generated stats (inside of certain constraints, of course) and use normal monster sprites but with a random colorisation.
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Re: Rare Spawns

Post by Falloutboy » 30 Mar 2010, 15:55

Hmm this blue goblin already exist in aethyra
-> water goblin
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Re: Rare Spawns

Post by Goul » 30 Mar 2010, 19:23

Falloutboy wrote:Hmm this blue goblin already exist in aethyra
-> water goblin
Yeah, it's just a recolor with GIMP (Tools > Hue/Saturation), so I'm not really surprised someone has done it already.
Crush wrote:Another way to add miniboss monsters to the current server without investing much work would be to use the normal graphics of a monster and add a particle effect to it to denote its special status.
Yeah, it could also be spawned in a certain place and an NPC might tell you about it or send you on a quest. It's very simple but it would make the game better in the sense that people would team up to kill it and it would stop people from endlessly killing the same monster.
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