Started by Wizered67, February 22, 2012, 12:54:56 am
QuoteConcept - Players can start Kingdoms. (Guilds) They can invite other players to their kingdom and build with them to create cities, villages, trade posts, etc for their kingdom. Anyone can build on an "unowned" map, but if a kingdom "claims" a map, only they can build on it. Kingdoms can always claim unowned maps. When a map is claimed, the kingdom that owns it can give the map a name. Examples of the names would be "Capital City", "Fort", "Outpost". That way, the way the map is being used can be shown and the maps can be referred to by name. If a map is owned by another kingdom, there must be a challenge between the kingdoms to claim it. An officer or the leader of a kingdom can challenge another kingdom for a chosen amount of time. If an officer or leader from the other kingdom accepts, the challenge begins. During a challenge, the "ownership percentage" can decrease on maps between the fighting kingdoms. Every couple seconds spent on a map decreases its ownership percentage if it belongs to the enemy, or increases it if it belongs to you. For example, if 3 players from kingdom A are on their home map, the ownership increases up to 100%. However, if there were 4 enemies on that map, the difference between the amount of players would be 1 and the ownership would decrease slightly. If the 4 attackers killed all 3 defenders, the ownership would constantly decrease until reaching 0. When at 0, the kingdom is free to claim the map as their own. The reason kingdoms would compete for maps is to get the buildings on it, to use it for strategic positions, or for the "map bonus". Map bonuses are special bonuses that some maps have. For example, maps with a river running through them give a "farming" bonus which increases farming, while some may have an abundant supply of a rare mineral (like gold) that will respawn over time on the map. So that's pretty much the idea. I'd appreciate some feedback on it to make sure I'm not missing anything important in the idea or whatever. Also, here's a screenshot showing some of what I've done so far. The minimap doesn't work, so I plan on removing it and putting the "map info" (name, owner) elsewhere on the screen. The kingdom name shown here is "Vipers". http://i43.tinypic.com/21enh4j.png
Quote from: Wizered67 on March 25, 2012, 12:00:03 pmThe way I decided challenges will work is that both kingdoms must accept the challenge and specify how long it will last for. If you log out during the duration of the challenge, its your fault if your stuff gets stolen. Otherwise, you shouldn't have to worry about any stealing like that.
Quote from: Wizered67 on March 26, 2012, 06:38:23 pmIf your offline, you wouldn't be involved in a challenge unless your kingdom participated in one without you. So I suppose it is possible for your stuff to be stolen if your kingdom loses control of a map during a challenge when you weren't online.