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[MEGA THREAD] Items/Object - Depreciation/Wear & Repair/Maintenance

jim

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I think it's too much. It would be annoying a lot of the times. And I'd rather have it where it gets jammed if the gun durability is low or when the gun barrel gets wet.
 

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Yeah A1 was real bad, I had alsorts play up with them. A2 was better refined but still had its fair share of issues!
 
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Its not just gun maintenance that can cause jams, if your rounds are messed up, your gun will jam, if your rounds are dirty, your gun can jam. Making sure your ammunition is in good condition should also be notable.
 

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Poor maintenance of your weapon system will also cause it to jam.

EDIT * Sorry misread that as "Its not gun maintenance...."
 

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Hey guys this is a big thing for me in Survival games but the ability to really go in depth with your characters appearance, especially for those guys out there who want to RP and really get into the game, a possibility of being able to modify your clothing would be great.

Idea explained:

You find a Jumper in a loot pile wherever this may be, in a store or car wherever, then combined with scissors you could cut the arms of the jumper, this purely ascetically.

But, a more important one, the ability to paint clothes;
Same scenario again, but this time you find a spray can of green or brown or another color, with the combination of both spray and jumper you can color the jumper making its visibility to animals and people lower. Perhaps there is a visibility system implemented, if your character is wearing a certain color or looks like his environment, brown for trees and green for foliage maybe you are detected less.

Just an idea, please reply back with feedback<3
 

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I like the idea of this being put in. Not only would it add realism to the game but also make the player in a panic when there are a dozen or more zombies around them and their gun jams up. I say add it :) By maintaining it then you have less instance of it jamming.
 

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I like this idea, I personally an very much into roleplay, which would make this idea very useful for the RP community. Idea worth a like!
 

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Wuh.. Dis still alive? Sorry guys I've been taking a brake from Survive the nights forum because of.. just complete madness.. Anyyyway I love all the ideas and support you guys come with! Keep it up.
 

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I'm sorry if this has been posted already, but tried the search function in various keyword combos and it came up with nothing so here goes....

As you use your equipment or take damage, shouldn't your gear take damage too? Holes in your backpack leading to the risk of losing stuff, tears in your clothing that leave you more exposed to the elements, maybe even cracks and scratches on your hunting rifle's scope?

On the other hand: maybe you can find sewing kits and patches to keep clothes useable, but maybe more valued/realistically hard to maintain things would be extremely hard/impossible to repair, or require rare and specialised tools?

I'm half asleep at the moment but will try and flesh it out tomorrow ^^
 

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Well I was almost certain an idea like this was posted somewhere else, but as long as this only pertains to clothes then this is a original post as far as I am aware. My opinion depends on how the devs do the inventory system, if you can store stuff in pockets and other parts of clothing then yes clothes should deteriorate. If they don't and they are cosmetic with out having use to them, what is the point of them breaking. (unless they add a need to manage your body temperature, then sure add conditional clothing.) Good post. Hope to see more in the future.
 

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This is an awesome idea and should be in the game. Do it Devs. Do it.
 

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When I first saw this I thought you meant cleaning gear but I def like it, it's not something you would initially think about for immersion but it would be a time intensive necessary task and I think it would be really interesting if added in. It could easily tie into any health or mental stress system they wish to implement, living in a dirty house with blood and dirt covering the floor would be extremely detrimental to ones health both mentally and physically.

Some one who fits with the positive survivor theme would take the time to clean helping to prevent sickness, while a bandit prob wouldn't care to take the time. I remember the old dirty house that the father&son from The Road stayed in, they found out bandit's/cannibals were living there with people trapped in the basement. All the people living in that house would prob die soon from any number of illnesses or they might just flip out and kill each other.
 
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When I first saw this I thought you meant cleaning gear but I def like it, it's not something you would initially think about for immersion but it would be a time intensive necessary task and I think it would be really interesting if added in. It could easily tie into any health or mental stress system they wish to implement, living in a dirty house with blood and dirt covering the floor would be extremely detrimental to ones health both mentally and physically.

Some one who fits with the positive survivor theme would take the time to clean helping to prevent sickness, while a bandit prob wouldn't care to take the time. I remember the old dirty house that the father&son from The Road stayed in, they found out bandit's/cannibals were living there with people trapped in the basement. All the people living in that house would prob die soon from any number of illnesses or they might just flip out and kill each other.
not only that if people get tired of building, then they could quite easily focus on the task of cleaning, they'd have no choice but to clean eventually, if your mental state gets too low you start hallucinating and there will come an unavoidable suicide haha
 

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i agree with this one, somthing to do inside your house during the night would not be bad.

One thing i think would be really fun and cool and nice, is have minigames, that you can play with yourself or others in your house, like chess,dart,or if u got electricity for it and the things a game on the tv.

However that should be very rare and expensive to find and u need the electricitiy for it, so to say you need to be rich to have it and use it.

but chess and other things should be findable.

Small minigames fast ones would be fun to have especially if you share a house with somone.

and coding i doubt would be that hard atleast the chess and dart one :)
 
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i agree with this one, somthing to do inside your house during the night would not be bad.

One thing i think would be really fun and cool and nice, is have minigames, that you can play with yourself or others in your house, like chess,dart,or if u got electricity for it and the things a game on the tv.

However that should be very rare and expensive to find and u need the electricitiy for it, so to say you need to be rich to have it and use it.

but chess and other things should be findable.

Small minigames fast ones would be fun to have especially if you share a house with somone.

and coding i doubt would be that hard atleast the chess and dart one :)

haha yeah, monopoly haha, nah yeah i agree it would fun
 

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I honestly haven't had my guns jam from simple lack of maintenance and cleaning. Something like 3k rounds out of my AR with no cleaning, and no dust cover on it (they are useless really). Only issue I had, the ONLY issue, was a steel cased round, Tulammo, got stuck in the chamber. I got a cleaning rod and bashed it out. After that I mixed a brass cased round in every 4-6 rounds and it ran fine.
My S&W M&P9 is never cleaned either and I haven't had any issues with that outside of steel cased rounds kindof hanging up and making the slide move forward slowly, and my thumb overriding the slide stop on the last round.

Now, terrain will certainly mess with it quite a bit. Sandy terrains like Iraq and all that will jam up almost any gun, AK's included if you let it get into the wrong parts. Mud isn't too much of an issue on rifles until you start pouring it into the gun nonstop or with an open chamber, and don't fire the gun at all. If you shoot it, that crap usually gets flung out. Pistols though? No experience on mud with pistols, but they will probably jam a lot with mud.
Snow isn't too big of a deal, just pound it off the gun and hope you didn't get water in the barrel. Actual water though, wouldn't just cause a jam on some guns, it would straight up blow parts of them up.

I feel that a lot of people get the whole gun jamming thing wrong because of Far Cry 2, or they only have experience in overseas sandy environments. Far Cry was way exaggerated.

Late post is late, but just throwing in a few cents.
 
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