Pets? How about golems? (in General)


Abit April 23 2006 3:56 PM EDT

I like this idea but would like to expand upon it for the sake of realism. What pet would eat an Adam? I think it should be a golem, your mage could enhance him by destroying an Adam to strengthen its skin. Or likewise destroy an MH to give him a natural VA or so his base hits are harder. Of course this would cost cash and maybe exp or temporarily put the mage out of commission due to over-exertion...
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I had a superb idea just now!

Instead of a tattoo, give teams the option of having a pet instead. This pet would not have any networth, nor would it be tradeable - it would simply act as another tank minion. However, you could feed it weapons and armor to increase its own natural STR/DX/AC/HP. For example, feed it a couple Adams and it is a high HP high Defense wall type guy. Feed it a couple BoNEs and watch its strength soar!! It would be another cash sink, and would provide a whole new dimension to strategy.

Yay pets!

Abit April 23 2006 3:58 PM EDT

original idea by: --[OB]OddBird, 1:15 PM EDT

YNM April 23 2006 9:22 PM EDT

I think someone's been playing AdventureQuest.

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] April 23 2006 9:23 PM EDT

and a fire familiar is?

Dudley Dotson April 23 2006 9:39 PM EDT

oo adventure quest..I want to be a guardian in that game!!15 bucks though..dang

BlueWolf April 23 2006 9:49 PM EDT

I am a Guardian. :P

Flamey April 23 2006 10:08 PM EDT

@ dudley: why dont you sell 1.5 mil that should be enough to cover for guardianship.

the golem idea wont be liked by many, i do think it is a waste and people do not want to give up there tattoo for a tank and much more, people would most probably be better off with a tattoo unless you have a lot of money to put in your golem, but then you could always just buy a bigger tattoo.

i just dont see a golem being better than a tattoo

[T]Vestax April 23 2006 11:33 PM EDT

A use for all those spare Tulwars?!

Tomoyoshi April 24 2006 6:04 AM EDT

I think it's an awesome idea :D

some extremely rich players might be unbeatable for a while, but maybe it could have to conform to some kind of max tattoo limit.

Just think it would be cool to see 'Strongest Pet' listed in the stats page.

Definitely affect (effect?) the economy and amount of items in stores.

Drakon(DS) [Guardian Bros Inc] April 24 2006 6:15 AM EDT

tecnaly is not a minion a "pet" of a character???
i dont know just blabbing

Zoglog[T] [big bucks] April 24 2006 6:47 AM EDT

YNM, The golem idea is certainly more like the Diablo 2 "Iron Golem" where it takes the properties of the item whereas the pet idea can be taken from many RPG's that I have seen.

Caedmon [Revenge of the Forgers] April 24 2006 8:31 AM EDT

Just name your tat "Fido" and be done with it.

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] April 24 2006 8:54 AM EDT

"A use for all those spare Tulwars?!"

LOL Vestax, I doubt it, if something like this was implemented, you could be sure Tulwars gave the golem next to nothing! ;)

QBJohnnywas April 24 2006 9:11 AM EDT

I want a levitating potato

Abit April 24 2006 9:13 AM EDT

Oooh a pet rock!
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