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Bug #4971
Bug synopsis: Spell efects
Reported against: ADOM 1.1.1
Operating system: Windows XP
Submitted on: 2004-01-10, 20:53:25
Submitted by: blabla krk
Bug state: in progress
Bug description: It would be a good idea to implement effects on monsters or items that have been hit by spells. For example, if you hit a creature with a fire spell, its corpse becomes roasted and more nutritious. I once cast a poison bolt spell and could eat an orc corpse without getting poisoned! Things could also be heated or frozen etc.
Bug evaluation: No evaluation so far.
Comments (50): the fire thing allready works, just only when It's a corpse. when you kill something, try hitting it with fire bolt. (don't try it when you are running out of food) and the corpse will sometimes cook, sometimes burn away (that's why you don't try it when you need food), and sometimes it just does nothing. I have only tried this with a character around 5-13 and they weren't a spellcaster. but I think if you have too high a effectivity (or whatever it's called) then your chances on burning the corpse get greater

-- Brannalbinncaptainofthenorth (2004-12-08, 21:07:29)
That would be cool. Monsters hit by frost bolt could be 'preserved' for +50 turns.

-- NMBLNG (2004-12-19, 22:10:19)
NMBLNG: And you can't eat a frozen corpse ;)
Actually, this is interesting. More interaction with the world is always welcome.

-- Solar Scorch (2004-12-30, 00:08:28)
you mean that if the monster dies poisoned, the corpse is poisoned, and if you kill the monster with a non overwhelming heat the corpse it cooks, right? yeah, it's logic.

-- young chaos god (2004-12-31, 21:58:06)
hmm, if you kill the monster with overwhelming fire, acid, of lightning the monster leaves no corpse?

if leaves it, there's a bug.

if you kill a monster with overwhelming cold, it freezes, and it may say something like this:

a Frozen goblin corpse (doble weight)s

the frozen corpse can be tougher to eat (more time consuming it) and if you want to melt the ice you should cook it, of make a fire bolt, it has a ice melting chance of 1 in 150.

when the ice melts and you don't notice it it says the following menssage:

"you feel that your backpack is getting wet."

-- young chaos god (2004-12-31, 22:11:33)
"you feel that your backpack is getting wet." - OK, but the backpack would also "suddenly seem to weight less". A frozen corpse is twice heavier, right?

-- Solar Scorch (2005-01-24, 00:00:10)
> a Frozen goblin corpse (doble weight)s

Yeah, that makes sense because frozen water is twice as heavy.

Oh? It isn't? Ahh, then it doesn't make sense after all =)

-- demoniac (2005-01-25, 14:26:31)
true, the frozen water is equally heavy than liquid water, i was wrong.

-- young chaos god (2005-02-01, 19:29:58)
Demoniac: Well I thought the body was enclosed in a block of ice ;) If not, then You're absolutely right, of course.

-- Solar Scorch (2005-02-03, 01:06:37)
I think freezing things to preserve them is a damn good idea. Nothing complicated, just succesfully blasting the corpse with frostbolt should freeze it giving you x number of turns till it thaws and normal spoiling begins. Would be helpful with corpses that give intrinsics and the corpses of greater chaotic beings

I imagine the frostbolt being a bolt of 'cold', the frost and ice you see coming from moisture in the atmosphere and other natural sources of water ;)

-- Sir Gav (2005-03-03, 03:44:01)
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-- x3epch0Ncj (2006-02-08, 09:27:39)
I like the idea of frozen corpses. And I prefer not being able to eat them, instead of longer time to eat. Frozen meat is impossible to eat. You have to thaw it out somewhat, and if it's thawed. . . well, it's not frozen.

-- Huxley (2006-03-12, 02:26:13)

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hey thats a great idea because im sick of food going rotten

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-- kwsu@mail.com (2007-08-16, 11:30:46)
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-- bhecdmqy@mail.com (2008-04-29, 12:40:29)
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-- 1 (2012-08-27, 11:43:14)
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-- http://slim-fast.us/ (2013-01-26, 06:55:54)
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