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[Item Suggestion] Powder Flash Camera

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MilleniumCount    2161

Powder Flash Camera

 

 

Something like this:

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Original OP

The camera could be a weapon against nightmare creatures, which would go ''Poof'' if the Powder Flash Camera is used on them.

Perhaps with a decreased chance of looting nightmare fuel because it also ''Poofs'' in the bright light.

 

An alternative could either be: Stunning and stop a couple of enemies from chasing you (hounds) due to the flash of bright light and/or gaining sanity if taking photos of flowers, butterflies or other civilised stuff.

 

The charges could be made with Flash Powder, which could be an additional use for gunpowder or niter and charcoal. And it would look very nice.

 

 

Powder Flash Camera

 

Location:

 

Science Tab, Second Tier

 

Materials:

 

At least one gemstone (for the lens), sticks and wood for the casing

 

Fueled with Flash Powder like a Lantern or the New Mining Hat (recipe for the Powder contains either nitre or gunpowder)

 

 

Deployable/Equipable?

 

pending

 

Use:

 

Weapon against Nightmares? Stunning of enemies?

 

(additional: sanity gain through taking pictures of nice things)

 

 

 

 

Edit: getting rid of some of the embarassing typos

Edit 2: Op overworked

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Battal    9890

I tend to ignore it...

What if Joew posted a request for multiplayer?!?!  WHAT THEN TEO?!?!?! WHAT THEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEENNNNN

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TeoSS69    2204

What if Joew posted a request for multiplayer?!?!  WHAT THEN TEO?!?!?! WHAT THEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEENNNNN

I will oppose it and probably perish after.

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MilleniumCount    2161

People, people. As much as I enjoy random talk... ^^ 

Can we contribute to the topic of the thread, too?

 

 

How about something which has anything to do with the topic followed by something completely different?

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simplex    2619

People, people. As much as I enjoy random talk... ^^ 

Can we contribute to the topic of the thread, too?

Aren't we hypocrites, complaining to no end about the derailing of the puzzle thread and then going completely off-topic here? Maybe we should report ourselves. ;P

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But anyway, about the idea. I think it's a very nice suggestion. I'm not a fan of it affecting shadow monsters, since light in itself wouldn't disturb their presence, or your perception of them. But I approve of being able to photograph civilised things for sanity. Photo albums could be created, and then displayed Screecher-style.

Using it to distract monsters make sense. I'm not particularly fond of it, nor against it, so I'll just remain neutral on that.

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TeoSS69    2204

Aren't we hypocrites, complaining to no end about the derailing of the puzzle thread and then going completely off-topic here? Maybe we should report ourselves. ;P

I don't see 10 pages of off-topic here. Are you sure?

Wouldn't this one be a deployable item? Like the Eye Turret?

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23rd    765

I could see it being similar to the Houndius Shootius in that you could set it up near your base and it would automatically stun creatures within its range. It would either have to have a smaller range than Shootius or be especially expensive to craft. I definitely like what Simplex said about creating photo albums of civilized things, too.

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simplex    2619

I don't see 10 pages of off-topic here. Are you sure?

Wouldn't this one be a deployable item? Like the Eye Turret?

Yep. If we are to act like zealots of railment (?), we need to be stricter with ourselves than with those we judge, don't you agree? Not to mention, in terms of post percentage this may be worse than the puzzle thread.

But enough.

I think it should require deploying to be used, but also be able to be deconstructed and carried for deployment elsewhere (possibly applying a speed debuff). It wouldn't make much sense to take photographs of the world using a completely static structure.

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simplex    2619

It'd be interesting to be able to set up stages as seen in the puzzles, with wooden props of all the Don't Starve scenery. Hard to think of a purpose, though.

You do have a point: items raising sanity are basically useless, due to Tams.

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You do have a point: items raising sanity are basically useless, due to Tams.

 

There should be some element of desensitization; eating taffy all the time will get less and less effective, similarly to wearing the same hat all the time. You need to exposed to a variety of things reminiscent of civilized society to be sane. Of course, if you wait a while you'll enjoy it fully once more.

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MilleniumCount    2161

There should be some element of desensitization; eating taffy all the time will get less and less effective, similarly to wearing the same hat all the time. You need to exposed to a variety of things reminiscent of civilized society to be sane. Of course, if you wait a while you'll enjoy it fully once more.

That's where the sanity and furniture objects (which were mentioned in various other threads) would kick in. Like a hatrack for your hats or the various floorings like carpet and wood could provide you with a slow sanity regain.

 

 

Either deployable or wearable in the item or even armor slot would be ok for me. Also I could think of the one or the other quote.

Also it would be a ''technical'' item again and not a magic one. More in the scientist branch of the items.

 

Making an album would be nice too...although now I am remembered of Bioshock, with the camera or the videocamera for mob analysis...hmmmmmm

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