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Dudley's (New, Improved) Dungeon

< Jul 17th, 2010 >DarthCliche
                    
                    
                    
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Hello Dudley, welcome to NetHack! You are a lawful male human Superhero.
                    
                    
                    
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You displaced your sidekick.
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#1 DarthCliche Sat, 17 Jul 2010 00:09:12
I am actually creating SuperHack, by the way.

#2 Sorceror Sat, 17 Jul 2010 01:12:56
SuperHack wouldn't work. Heroes never actually kill anything, just knock the shit out of them.

#3 DarthCliche Sat, 17 Jul 2010 01:52:29
Sorceror: Most of the monsters are robots or demons or other things that the Comics Code might consider "OK" to kill. As for unique monsters, they never leave corpses and have their death message changed to "You knock out foo! The Keystone Kops arrive to arrest foo." (Doctor Rodney von Destruction - the equivalent of the Wizard of Yendor - "escapes from prison".)

#4 Slandor Sat, 17 Jul 2010 02:45:22
Even in normal nethack, Rodney's reaction to being killed conforms very well to the superhero universe.
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#5 Sorceror Sat, 17 Jul 2010 04:08:00
Another reason why it wouldn't work:
You hit Rodney's Lackey! Rodney's Lackey causes 200.000 zorkmids collateral damage as he crashes into the wall!

On the other hand:
Congratulations, Dudley, you've saved the city! --more--
You hear Rodney von Destruction shout "I'll get you next time, Dudley!" --more--
The mayor gives you a golden medallion and says "Same time next week?"

Last edited: Sat, 17 Jul 2010 04:10:33

#6 Anonymous Sat, 17 Jul 2010 04:16:50
SuperHack would sound like a great idea. Just wonder if a newt could be one of the main villians (if the player name is Dudley).

#7 SmashFan2005 Sat, 17 Jul 2010 23:24:46
SpiderDud, Batley, Irondog, The Incredible Rodney.


Sounds like it'd be neat if you could have a variety of superpowered classes.

Have anyone else helping you on the project?

#8 DarthCliche Mon, 19 Jul 2010 19:47:08
#7: Nope, no-one helping me as of yet. So far I'm working on changing items.

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