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CavemanJoe
 Tuesday, February 02 2010 @ 09:35 PM UTC (Read 10994 times)  
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A pub in every Outpost? It only makes sense.
(I've made some more little Clatter-type mini gambling games, and seems it'd be silly to put them all in one pub)

(yes, I'm still actively working on the Dwellings system too, keep yer hair on)


 
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 Tuesday, February 02 2010 @ 10:00 PM UTC  
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Ahem. In my humble opinion, regarding this matter of such grave nature, I say thuslky...

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 Tuesday, February 02 2010 @ 10:04 PM UTC  
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How about an arcade hall?

(I'm not sure what to feel about a put in every outpost. Depending on what's in them they will either make the PSK feel much more speciall or way less, if the former im all in for it. Just keep them simple.)


 
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 Tuesday, February 02 2010 @ 10:12 PM UTC  
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Great name for a Zombie Pub: ChamPAAAAAAGNE!

And I say go for it, I'm curious about the other gambling games.


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 Tuesday, February 02 2010 @ 10:22 PM UTC  
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ooo can one of them be a tea room?? please please please. with scones and watercress sandwiches and lots and lots of tea!


 
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 Tuesday, February 02 2010 @ 10:25 PM UTC  
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ooo can one of them be a tea room?? please please please. with scones and watercress sandwiches and lots and lots of tea!



Gotta be acehigh, then. Actually, you could make the sandwiches expensive food substitutes for questors in acehigh.


 
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 Tuesday, February 02 2010 @ 10:55 PM UTC  
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I've often thought that that would be great, and Biggs has thought it even more so. It annoys the Midgets having to go all the way down to IC for a night out. Having said that, the Midgets will always find something to grumble about, but still.

Can I suggest that they have different drinks (well maybe with the same underlying mechanics, but different names) The one in Squathole could sell White Lightening Cider, Buckfast tonic wine, and meths maybe. The one in Kittiania could sell catnip wine, amongst other things, CC404 could sell motor oil and antifreeze maybe. The one in New Pittsburg can sell spinal fluid. No idea what tipple the jokers like.

Merlin, there's already the Cool Springs cafe in Kittiania which is pretty close to what you're asking for, nut and berry salad for example.

If you wanted to keep the one in IC special, make it the only one that sells Gargleblaster, or make the drinks in the other outposts only really work properly for the respective races, the other races aren't affected, or get ...unfortunate side effects, or something.

As for the gambling machines, one per pub would be fine. Also a collection of all of them in a casino up in Ace High wouldn't go amiss. Any of you programmers want to use Improbable Labs to write a roulette wheel module? Maybe with something exotic for a zero turning up, a chance of changing your race to another random one or something. OK, that last idea's a bit far fetched, but something a bit special.


 
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 Tuesday, February 02 2010 @ 10:58 PM UTC  
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Actually, you could make the sandwiches expensive food substitutes for questors in acehigh.



G_rock - are you suggesting that the only reason people ever go to Ace High is if they're questing?


 
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 Tuesday, February 02 2010 @ 11:19 PM UTC  
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Actually, you could make the sandwiches expensive food substitutes for questors in acehigh.



G_rock - are you suggesting that the only reason people ever go to Ace High is if they're questing?



Nah, I'm suggesting that questing in AceHigh is a right pain in the stomach, if you're the kind of person what likes to eat once in a while


 
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 Wednesday, February 03 2010 @ 01:16 AM UTC  
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Merlin, there's already the Cool Springs cafe in Kittiania which is pretty close to what you're asking for, nut and berry salad for example.

If



I was really thinking of it as a place like the PSK, with a chat space and things, only with TEA! instead of Alcohol.


 
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 Wednesday, February 03 2010 @ 01:53 AM UTC  
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Merlin, there's already the Cool Springs cafe in Kittiania which is pretty close to what you're asking for, nut and berry salad for example.

If



I was really thinking of it as a place like the PSK, with a chat space and things, only with TEA! instead of Alcohol.



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EDIT: And WOoYaY for the idea. I do believe in your ability to give each a unique flavour.


 
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 Wednesday, February 03 2010 @ 02:02 AM UTC  
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Merlin, there's already the Cool Springs cafe in Kittiania which is pretty close to what you're asking for, nut and berry salad for example.

If



I was really thinking of it as a place like the PSK, with a chat space and things, only with TEA! instead of Alcohol.



I LIKE THIS IDEA. Very much a lot. Really. Lots.


 
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 Wednesday, February 03 2010 @ 02:03 AM UTC  
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A pub in every Outpost? It only makes sense.


Are they there yet? Aretheythereyet?? When they gonna be there, huh?? Whenwhenwhen????

Uh, I mean, yes, I think it's a great idea!


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 Wednesday, February 03 2010 @ 02:05 AM UTC  
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Your Temperance League of Gentleladies will be the death of me, Mer.
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 Wednesday, February 03 2010 @ 02:13 AM UTC  
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Your Temperance League of Gentleladies will be the death of me, Mer.


No Uncle, I will be your saviour from death by liver failure. It's because I care about you. **pats Bernard's arm**



He's just grumpy from that time the girls took his skivvies.


 
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 Wednesday, February 03 2010 @ 03:16 AM UTC  
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Merlin, there's already the Cool Springs cafe in Kittiania which is pretty close to what you're asking for, nut and berry salad for example.

If



I was really thinking of it as a place like the PSK, with a chat space and things, only with TEA! instead of Alcohol.



It would lend itself better to mastermindery better than the PSK does, that's for sure.


 
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 Wednesday, February 03 2010 @ 03:24 AM UTC  
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Gotta be acehigh, then. Actually, you could make the sandwiches expensive food substitutes for questors in acehigh.

Do Jokers really want the Improbability-impaired cluttering up AceHigh with their disgusting bodily functions?

I think NOT.

I like the idea of a teahouse, but any "food" it sells should be so low in nutritive value that it'd be easier to go to Pville for a steak. C'mon! It's right there.


 
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 Wednesday, February 03 2010 @ 04:27 AM UTC  
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...No idea what tipple the jokers like.[/p]


Why, Joker 407 Special, of course!


Judging by the chaos, I've been here already.
 
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 Wednesday, February 03 2010 @ 04:27 AM UTC  
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While trying to not look a gift horse in the mouth* ...

Will barman Dan still only administer the quests from IC? (I'd prefer it that way).

I second (or third or whatever we're up to) the notion that the 'pubs' in AH and CC404 sell some kind of food with stamina benefits. I agree that it shouldn't rival the steaks in PV or Kittania, but should be enough to survive on during extended stays. I've had to leave CC on the brink of a breach to go to PV for a steak. If the equivalent of a NH Cheeseburger or NP Brains with etc (shudder) were available I wouldn't have.

The presence of a pub, with or without a clatter machine / similar game, by itself, will not entice Daedalus to detour to, or remain in, the outlying posts. A food outlet will.

Will the 'pubs' have their own chatspaces? I would think of this as a plus, as somewhere for idle chat that doesn't interfere with more earnest RP.

So ... um ... I think that counts as a 'for' vote, though maybe I'm really hoping for something beyond the mooted 'pubs'?

Just out of curiousity, is the PSK's clatter machine doing much turnover? I tried it a couple of times, then the novelty kind of wore off. Now I often don't notice it's even there.

**You're two bob's worth has expired. Please insert another two bob to continue your inane prattle**

Ooops ... gotta go.

Oh ... and as always, CMJ, many thanks for your continued efforts with improvements. I don't say that as often as you deserve.

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*and thereby failing to not torture the language* (and again).


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 Wednesday, February 03 2010 @ 05:53 AM UTC  
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I must say, I like the idea!

To make it easier, though (I don't know anything about programming, for all I know, this could make it harder, if so, sorry!), would it be possible to turn pre-existing buildings/attractions into said pubs?
For example; the Blue Springs Cafe seems the type of place that the hippy-kitties of Kittania would hang out, and maybe you could find a secret robot hangout-den in the abandoned factory of CC404...

And if all places are getting pubs and/or foods, I must ask...
CAN THE RAVEN INN PLEASE GET SOME FOOD?!?
It's been around for a while, and quite a few comments float around saying "where's the food/booze?" and such.

Looking forward to it all!


 
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