Random Weather?

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Random Weather?

Post by Crosmando » May 20th, 2017, 5:22 am

I remember now that BT2 had a random event where it would snow, and the snow would block the gates of a town, so you'd be stuck in the town until it cleared. The same thing could happen in BT4, but perhaps there could be a magic spell that would melt the ice, if you had it. There could be other weather events like rain or hail which would influence combat. Not exactly a "core feature" but certainly something that would make the world feel more alive.
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Re: Random Weather?

Post by thebruce » May 23rd, 2017, 6:51 am

Really? I don't recall ever running into random snow blockage in BT2. Neat
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Re: Random Weather?

Post by Iiago » May 27th, 2017, 12:59 am

Yeah I don't recall this, although I didn't get too far in BT2.

I suppose the day/night cycle was also an organic way of shaking up gameplay.

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Re: Random Weather?

Post by Crosmando » May 27th, 2017, 3:38 am

Nope, I apologize I got it wrong, I was mixing up BT1 (where the city was blocked from winter spell) and BT2.
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Re: Random Weather?

Post by thebruce » May 27th, 2017, 7:31 am

Ah, k.
Which brings another random thought - what if we were able to exit Skara Brae in BT1? What would the "wilderness" have looked like then? Could be a neat idea to explore :)
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Re: Random Weather?

Post by Iiago » May 27th, 2017, 3:26 pm

Hm. My first thought was "just like BT2" but then I realized, there'd be all the snow.

I know this is a weird mash up, but I'm imagining the combat of Banner Saga with the (attempted) tension and "monsters coming out of the snow" look that Dead Space 3 used.

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