Author Topic: Alter or create new materiels for ship construction  (Read 353 times)

Owner1098

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on: December 29, 2018, 06:57:19 AM
I was wondering if there was a way to either change the properties of the materials that are normally available through gameplay or if you could make your own custom construction materials to mine.



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on: January 02, 2019, 04:21:08 PM
I think the materials are added into the game engine through the C++ side of the engine, i.e. baked into the .EXE by the time the game arrives on our side. So no, we couldn't change the fundamental way Materials work, nor add new ones, nor add new Blocks for that matter. Sadly, this is how it is for now!
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on: January 08, 2019, 02:45:14 AM
Thank you. I hope they eventually add in some way to do that because it could be very interesting to see what people would do with the ability to change how different materials affect gameplay. If someone were to change the properties of a material to favor themselves it would reasonably affect every enemy built with the same materials.



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on: January 09, 2019, 12:59:24 AM
Oh, absolutely, and my modder mind runs wild with the crazy ideas I could try and mod into the game if I could add my own block types to Avorion. Cloaking fields for stealth ambush attacks (by enemies too!), EMP emitters, ship-to-ship connecting blocks for classic alienesque mothership designs with detachable "children craft", wormhole drives........ the ideas don't stop.

But I must quell them for they have no foothold here... ;D

Perhaps in the future!
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